Quotation Explorer - 'Appearance'

A mirror reflects appearance but only actions reflect beauty - Janna Cachola
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Speechless is not even a good enough word to describe what I feel when I see the pictures of how we have transformed the world from the good to bad, from natural to artificial, physical appearance to daily makeup. I think I want to go with the word ENRAGED, DISGUSTED, or better yet INSULTED . - Auliq-Ice
I want my relationship with my future boyfriend to be built on trust, not in alcohol , not in the appearance , and in jealous eyes - zwaantje nacion
When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance. - Victor Borge
The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Religion is not what appears. It's what guides the appearance. There is an appearance of everything. But the appearance doesn't always have something behind it. - Raheel Farooq
Our teens are embedded in a culture driven by competition and perfectionism, where success is defined by status, performance and their appearance. - Auliq Ice
Criticism of one’s appearance hurts, no matter what. - Auliq Ice
Protect your good image from the eyes of negative viewers, who may look at your good appearance with an ugly fiendish eye, and ruin your positive qualities with their chemical infested tongues. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It's not the appearance that makes a man, it's the man that makes an appearance. - Anthony Liccione
We live in illusion and the appearance of things. There is a reality. We are that reality. When you understand this, you see that you are nothing, and being nothing, you are everything. That is all. - Gautama Buddha
TRUTH, n. An ingenious compound of desirability and appearance. Discovery of truth is the sole purpose of philosophy, which is the most ancient occupation of the human mind and has a fair prospect of existing with increasing activity to the end of time. - Ambrose Bierce
When you are obliged to make a statement that you know will cause displeasure, you must say it with every appearance of sincerity; this is the only way to make it palatable. - Paul De Gondi
It became clear to her that all men, however respectable in appearance and however elevated their position in society, were utter weaklings in front of a beautiful woman. - The Yacoubian Building, p. 42 - Alaa Al Aswany
A woman who focuses on worshiping God will consider carefully how she is dressed, because her heart will dictate her wardrobe and appearance. - Elizabeth George
Everything in this world, as well as the world itself, strives for balance and harmony. Electron reaches proton, male tends to female, light replaces darkness, life is balanced by death, and vice versa. And evil on one scale will inevitably lead to the appearance of good on the other. - Alexandr Iscenco
Be Unique and Different in Appearance , but have a good Attitude with Peaceful Love in our Heart. - Jan Jansen
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
Appearance can always be changed, but the talent stays the same.
Thought, if I may put it, is the man behind the possession, appearance, things we like, things we hate and the very epitome of life. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I find it far more awesome, wonderful, that creation; our appearance in the world; should be the culmination, or at least one of the latest products of 3,000 Million years of organic evolution, than a kind of country trick, taking a rib out of a man's side in a trance. - David Attenborough
Although she was fragile in appearance, every prohibition lost substance in her presence. - Elena Ferrante
A homely face does not guarantee a homely character. Appearance is the body, character is the spirit, and the soul bears the most vital qualities. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Thought, if I may put it, is the man behind the pursuits, appearance, things we like, things we hate and the very epitome of our living. When you cripple the mind, you cripple the body, you cripple purpose and you cripple life - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When preparing a presentation, it’s never a good idea to begin with a rule. If you do, you’re focusing on the appearance of good delivery and not the effect of it. - Dale Ludwig
What the soul sees and has experienced, that it knows; the rest is appearance, prejudice and opinion. - Sri Aurobindo
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill. - W.C. Fields
Mia: I was sixteen when I first realized my mom was more concerned about my appearance than I was… I’ll be talking to my mom and realize she hasn’t heard a word because she’s studying my face to see if the foundation I’m using is a good match for my skin tone. - Mia Fontaine
If you don't know what to do, call the media and at least give the appearance of doing something. - David Peterson
Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue. - Confucius
A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul - Karl Lagerfeld
As ages passed we the people, were all blinded and misled in their ventures, by the heralds of the past. In the art of suppression apartheid and slavery were born and raised. In the final stage we established our earth as a drain of fuel and the religion of money made his appearance. - Nynke Visser
Most people don't mind being stupid, insomuch that they do not appear stupid; appearance and being are seldom simultaneous, congruent, and conclusive. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Like the appearance of silver in mother of pearl, the world seems real until the Self, the underlying reality, is realized. - Adi Shankaracarya
A difference between the sane and the insane is not just about appearance or attitude but the usage of time. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The wiser I become, the less I think beauty has anything to do with appearance. - Steve Maraboli
He studied my appearance carefully. You cut your hair. Yes. Do you like it? That depends. How long is it? I pulled a curl down and showed him it ended just past my shoulder. He grunted, That’s still long enough, so I like it. Long enough for what? Long enough for a man to run his hands through. - Colleen Houck
It's not that pink is intrinsically bad, but it is such a tiny slice of the rainbow, and, though it may celebrate girlhood in one way, it also repeatedly and firmly fuses girl's identity to appearance. - Peggy Orenstein
My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made. - Andy Goldsworthy
It is the business of a virtuous clergy to censure vice in every appearance of it. - Patrick Henry
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side. - Aristotle
...he is constantly reminding me that real magic doesn't come from achieving the perfect appearance, from being Cinderella at the ball with both glass slippers and a killer hairstyle. The real magic is in the pumpkin, in the mice, in the moonlight; not beyond ordinary life, but within it. - Martha N. Beck
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be. - Henry Fielding
Sexy is not appearance. It's attitude. - Jury Nel
In matters of good-lookingness, we writers are the ugliest of the bunch, and normally our appearance is akin to that of someone investigating a crime scene; though the women in American writing keep producing world-class beauty in droves, and there are many breathtaking writers among them. - Pat Conroy
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change of attitude. - Katherine Mansfield
When I tell you that you’re beautiful, I don’t just mean your appearance. I mean all of you; who and what you are, is beautiful. - Steve Maraboli
As for Gussie Finknottle, many an experienced undertaker would have been deceived by his appearance and started embalming on sight. - P.G. Wodehouse
I do not understand when a person is more concerned with the appearance of their house than the state of their home. - Gillian Duce
Know you not that a good man does nothing for appearance sake, but for the sake of having done right? - Epictetus
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen. - Aldous Huxley
Your ultimate reason for staying in this crooked world is not to imitate its devastating physique, but trying do something about its ugly appearance. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Since nothing is absolute There is no absolute silence, Only an appearance Of temporary peace. - Dejan Stojanovic
In appearance, the worldly life looks attractive, but once you enter into it, you can never become free. - Dada Bhagwan
Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. - Anonymous
Poverty, like obesity, has the tendency to add at least ten years to the appearance of its victims, especially those who are over the age of twenty. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
Truth -- An ingenious compound of desirability and appearance.
The One that experiences itself as your body-mind is the same One that experiences itself in every other body-mind, form, or appearance that exists. - Enza Vita
The appearance of right oft leads us wrong. - Horace
No matter what a woman's appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what she is saying and taken to individualize - as her personal problem - observations she makes about the beauty myth in society. - Naomi Wolf
Divorce = Rebirth: forget the past, replan your life, improve your appearance & REJUVENATE! - Rossana Condoleo
A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness. In fact, he creates new appearances of things. - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Havana, Cuba, in which city yellow fever had not failed to make its yearly appearance during the past one hundred and forty years... Havana was freed from yellow fever within ninety days. Dr. , 1902 - Walter Reed
The smile is civilization’s finest adornment. It signifies the willpower and duty to fashion mankind’s coexistence as quietly and agreeably as possible so that it will always appear friendly. For it is all a matter of appearance. The smile is culture’s diploma: it is the diplomat’s badge. - Iwan Goll
Political language -- and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists -- is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama
Two people pass each other. As one looks upon the other's skin color, the other is looking back at their appearance. Both justifying, how better and righteous they are, in their own insecurities. - Anthony Liccione
Beautiful toes are an addition to a woman’s appearance. - Ellen J. Barrier
Not your appearance, but your humility and power of love define your beauty. - Debasish Mridha
Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal. - Oscar Wilde
The sad truth of the matter is that when it comes to appearance, we start off with men as the standard, the norm. - chimamamanda Ngozie Adichie
In all aspects of life, we take on a part and an appearance to seem to be what we wish to be--and thus the world is merely composed of actors. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success. - Christopher Lasch
Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured; try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
Judge not according to the appearance. - Bible
Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. - Phaedrus
By the external appearance of your knowledge, you have attained (high) ranks and reverence with the people! So seek with Allah higher ranks and closeness by virtue of your hidden good deeds. And know that these two ranks, one cancels out the other. - Wuhayb ibn al-Wird
Dates are hard to remember because they consist of figures; figures are monotonously unstriking in appearance, and they don't take hold, they form no pictures, and so they give the eye no chance to help. Pictures are the thing. Pictures can make dates stick. - Mark Twain
To care about your outward appearance is important, but what’s more important is to have a beautiful soul. - Roy T. Bennett
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change in attitude. - Katherine Mansfield
It can be a real struggle to accept that sometimes appearance can be more important than talent or intelligence.
We are social and political creatures but foremost we are a biological one. Our feelings, sentiments, emotions and attractions are generally because of our biological structure and appearance. - M.F. Moonzajer
In the long run managements stressing accounting appearance over economic substance usually achieve little of either. - Warren Buffett
I do not scruple to employ mendacity and a fictitious appearance of female incompetence when the occasion demands it. - Elizabeth Peters
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. - Aristotle
Attractive souls are different than beautiful souls. Attractive souls take care of their outward appearance for appearance sake. Beautiful souls care for themselves inwardly and outwardly, so they can be of value to themselves and to others. - Toni Sorenson
When it comes to suffering, appearance is everything. - Nadja Sam
Some seek only the appearance of justice and virtues. Some seek real justice and virtues. Some others are too lazy to search at all. - Klaudio Marashi
Because introverts are typically good listeners and, at least, have the appearance of calmness, we are attractive to emotionally needy people. Introverts, gratified that other people are initiating with them, can easily get caught in these exhausting and unsatisfying relationships. - Adam S. McHugh
I wear my past around my shoulders as a fine, but worn, cloak. Don't be fooled by my cloak's appearance, I have a three piece underneath. - Hubert Martin
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