Top 22 Opaque Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Opaque Quotes from famous people such as Chelsea Manning, Heidi Roizen, Heather Bresch, Dominic Raab, Lawrence Kudlow, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Living such an opaque life has forced me never to take

Living such an opaque life has forced me never to take transparency, openness, and honesty for granted.
Chelsea Manning
The individual dynamics going on within a venture fund are critically important to you. Unfortunately, they’re also very opaque.
Heidi Roizen
The pricing of a pharmaceutical product is opaque and frustrating, especially for patients.
Heather Bresch
Shrouded by the ‘dodgy dossier,’ which warped opaque intelligence, none of the stated war aims in Iraq spoke to the British national interest. Illusory dreams of bringing Western-style democracy to the Middle East were punctured by failures of planning and strategy, as catalogued before the Chilcot Inquiry.
Dominic Raab
Corporate tax reform should include not just large C-corps but also smaller business S-corps and LLC pass-throughs. And nearly as important as cutting business tax rates is the need to simplify the inexplicably opaque and complex system.
Lawrence Kudlow
Commercial real estate is really a black box: its super opaque, and it’s hard to get the information.
Jason Calacanis
For many people, when they come to Twitter, the language is opaque. We need to push the scaffolding to the background and bring the content forward. The media, the photos, the videos.
Dick Costolo
Like many great world faiths, Mormonism has an important strand of sacred mystery. Mormon temples have traditionally been closed to outsiders and designed with opaque windows.
Noah Feldman
I realized in the early days I just didn’t edit at all. But I think you become a little more cagey with your lyrics when you know more people are going to hear them and make assumptions about you as a person. Realizing that, you want to be a little more opaque.
Eddie Vedder
I’m interested in when language fails, when it is opaque.
Glenn Ligon
There are so many instances in banking where ‘free’ simply doesn’t mean free, whether it’s opaque overdraft charges or credit card providers that are quietly raising interest rates without customers noticing.
Taavet Hinrikus
For all their expertise at figuring out how things work, technical people are often painfully aware how much of human behavior is a mystery. People do things for unfathomable reasons. They are opaque even to themselves.
Gary Wolf
The obsessions of others are opaque to the unobsessed, and thus easy to mock. NASCAR, jazz, baseball, roses, poetry, quilts, fishing. If we’re lucky, we all have at least one.
Roberta Smith
There are few industries as defiantly opaque as shipping. Even offshore bankers have not developed a system as intricately elusive as the flag of convenience, under which ships can fly the flag of a state that has nothing to do with its owner, cargo, crew, or route.
Rose George
I have a few rules on lipstick… I don’t wear gloss because I can’t talk properly. I like matte lipsticks; I like an opaque shade that you can’t see my lip color through at all.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Citizens’ rights cannot be protected if their digital activities are governed and policed by opaque and publicly unaccountable corporate mechanisms.
Rebecca MacKinnon
The more songs I’ve written, the more I’ve grown interested in telling a story. When I first began, I had this list of opaque phrases where you can make of it what you want.
David Longstreth
In reality the workings of your governing system are opaque and covert, while hiding in the chattering spotlight of an ostensible transparency, even though the ultimate objective is clear.
Breyten Breytenbach
I’ve learned so many things from directors in my acting career. There are even some things I’ve learned that I didn’t want to do. There are those directors who’ve really made me shine and others who’ve made me opaque.
Valeria Golino
The divisions of Perspective are 3, as used in drawing; of these, the first includes the diminution in size of opaque objects; the second treats of the diminution and loss of outline in such opaque objects; the third, of the diminution and loss of colour at long distances.
Leonardo da Vinci
Back in the NBA’s pre-mask era, ballers with busted noses or orbital bones had two unappealing options: Sit out and heal, or strap on a Michael Myers-looking opaque face shield closely related to that worn by hockey goalies.
Brendan I. Koerner
We now eat at the end of a very long and opaque food chain. Food comes to us ready-made in packages that obscure as much information as they reveal.
Michael Pollan