Quotation Explorer - 'Appealing'

There was something appealing in thinking of a character with a secret life that her author knew nothing about. Slipping off while the author's back was turned, to find love in her own way. Showing up just in time to deliver the next bit of dialogue with an innocent face. - Karen Joy Fowler
For me, reading is so much more. Books teach you how other people think, and what they're feeling, and how they change from ordinary beings to extraordinary ones. Often they are so appealing and intelligent, you'd rather spend time reading about them than doing anything else. - Jennifer Kaufman
Humans are all too happy to keep company until the company turns out to be less appealing than solitude. - Thor Benson
Rich in material, by devoid of knowledge, is like having -an- antique clock with no numbers. Appealing to the eye, but useless in the modern world. - Andrea L'Artiste
The young have little use for the concept of rebirth, yet the older they get the more appealing the concept becomes. - Charles Spencer King
More appealing than knowledge itself is the feeling of knowledge. - Daniel J. Boorstin
Good horror offers a sense of an upended, lawless world and that’s appealing to anyone who grew up feeling like an outsider. - Christopher Rice
There are two main predictions for the future; it’s either appealing or appalling.An appealing future is created by people who identify their real values in life and believe in what they can do. - Israelmore Ayivor
If you want the most beautiful fish in the sea, make sure you have the most appealing bait. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Evil is appealing, evil is attractive, evil is stylish. However, evil is still evil and it deserves to be treated just like that. - Lakshya Bharadwaj
If one candidate is appealing to your fears, and the other one's appealing to your hopes, you’d better vote for the person who wants you to think and hope! - Bill Clinton
Speaking as a Christian, I find the Apostle Paul appealing and the apostle Peale appalling. - Adlai E. Stevenson II
True evil is unlikely to receive an invitation from us, so it clothes itself in just enough truth to make itself look appealing and then it looks to unpeel us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It's quite conceivable that [life] will eventually spread through thegalaxy and beyond. So life may not forever be an unimportant tracecontaminant of the universe, even though it now is. In fact,I find it a rather appealing view. - Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees
We have a large public that is very ignorant about public affairs and very susceptible to simplistic slogans by candidates who appear out of nowhere, have no track record, but mouth appealing slogans - Zbigniew Brzeziński
Rich in material, but Devoid of knowledge is like having an antique clock with no numbers. Appealing to the eye, but useless in the modern world. - Andrea L'Artiste
A person's reputation can be appealing towards others if he or she understands the great values of ethical behavior. - Saaif Alam
Be sure not to turn your life into a series of tasks which must always be performed... I know it can seem appealing to live in a state accomplishing things, always succeeding, always getting things done. But consider this. A whole life lost. A sacrifice to your fragile sense of order. - Kevin Hooyman
Cultures produce myths because they satisfy a deep-rooted human need: the need to make sense of life. Myths are appealing because they reduce the complexity of experience, by making things seem simple and absolute; myths define popular realities which are accepted readily, even uncritically. - Matthew Screech
Introverts living under the Extroversion Ideal are like women in a man’s world, discounted because of a trait that goes to the core of who they are. Extroversion is an enormously appealing personality style, but we’ve turned it into an oppressive standard to which most of us feel we must conform - Susan Cain
I am completely opposed to the British National Party; I couldn't possibly support people who find fluorescent yellow flyers appealing. - Robert Clark
When people say they hate life, to what are they comparing it to? The alternative isn't any more appealing. - Carroll Bryant
Our effectiveness depends on our capacity to be audacious and astute, clear and appealing. I would hope that we can create a language more fearless and beautiful than that used by conformist writers to greet the twilight. - Eduardo Galeano
I've never really understood why people sleep. Wasting a third of your life and becoming vulnerable for almost 8 hours every night. Doesn't seem very appealing to me. - Banksy
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