Quotation Explorer - 'Ugly'

Sometimes people who look different from you are scary. Maybe they are ugly. Maybe they are loud. Maybe theyare big. Maybe they are green. Maybe they are all those things. But you should not be afraid of them just because of how they look. You may find they are nice to you if you arenice to them. - Jeff Hutchins
If it looks like a duck and sounds like a duck, it could be a really ugly swan. - Timmothy Radman
A beautiful face cannot hide an ugly heart for long. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When undesirable and ugly addendum enters a man's life history, it become acceptable as part of the process of growing up. - Aihebholo-oria Okonoboh
What made me run away was doubtless not so much the fear of settling down, but of settling down permanently in something ugly. - Albert Camus
When we first believe we think we can do it all; our passion is so strong. But after a time we start to learn that passion doesn't equal strength, and our sinful nature rears its ugly head. - Hayley DiMarco
Beating drums while doing a kindness to someone is a very ugly show of ego! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Oh, mercy, there is nothing monstrously ugly about you. Ruth may be unpleasing, but you are merely plain. If anything, it's my beauty that's monstrous, for it sweeps away any other aspect of my character. - Gregory Maguire
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man. - Erich Fromm
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: I was watching an old western and started thinking the Good, the Bad and the Ugly are present in all of us. What determines which one dominates is the one that is fed. Which one are you feeding? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Even pretty faces are mutilated by ugly character - أحمد عمارة
If beautiful lilies bloom in ugly waters, you too can blossom in ugly situations. - Matshona Dhliwayo
While boasting of our noble deeds we're careful to concealthe ugly fact that by an iniquitous money system we havenationalized a system of oppression which, though more refined,is not less cruel than the old system of chattel slavery. - Horace Greeley
Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion. - Margaret Cho
Every living thing deserves our respect... be it humble or proud, ugly or beautiful. - Lloyd Alexander
What every man should desire is an ugly woman with a beautiful heart, not a beautiful woman with an ugly heart. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Some females are so "pretty", that all they have are their looks. Don't allow your attitude and ego to deduct from your pretty ladies. No matter how cute you think you are... your attitude can make you ugly real quick. - Randa Manning-Johnson
Putting down the power right from the whistle would be ugly and brutal, but it would get the job done. He wanted to tell her that, but this was the thing with coaching: you had to step back at exactly the moment you ached to step forward. - Chris Cleave
Respect everybody you meet either Rich or Poor | Cute or Ugly | Locally or Internationally | Famous or Infamous.. afterall we're all sand - Goals Rider
The world is unbearably ugly when beauty is judged purely by what is seen on the outside. - Sarah Brownlee
If there is one thing worse than being an ugly duckling in a house of swans, it's having the swans pretend there's no difference. - Teena Booth
The height of your maturity and sagacity depends on your ability to see the beauty in ugly situations. - Michael Bassey Johnson
What an ugly beast is the ape, and how like us. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Having faith when life is wonderful is one thing; faith in the dark, ugly, horrible times is on a whole different level. - Abby Rike
Why are futuristic movies so primitive, violent and ugly despite having sophisticated technology? Humanity could have an incredible future if we manage the enormous challenges we face. - Jonathan R Banks
I must be really ugly or something, because nobody wants me. Not even God wants me. That's why he makes me stand out here in the cold. - excerpt from: freefalling - Darlenne Susan Girard
Beneath beautiful appearances I search out ugly depths, and beneath ignoble surfaces I probe for the hidden mines of devotion and virtue. It's a relatively benign mania, which enables you to see something new in a place where you would not have expected to find it. - Gustave Flaubert
It's my choice to be beautiful. It's my choice to be ugly. And it's my choice to decided what those words actually mean. - Virginia Petrucci
I like all my children, even the squat and ugly ones. - Howard Nemerov
Vivien thought how ugly adults could be, how weak. So used to getting what they wanted that they didn't know the first thing about being brave. - Kate Morton
I don't know anymore, whether it's a curse or a blessing to see the beauty in the ugly. Growing up simply and getting old complexly. I now see reason behind sin, and love behind pain. - Hubert Martin
The highest as the lowest form of criticism is a mode of autobiography. Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. - Oscar Wilde
There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly. - Boris Vian
In stories like Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast, they always say the heroine is 'as good as she is beautiful.' I wondered if people just wanted that to be true, wanted the beautiful to be good. I wondered if they wanted the ugly to be bad because then they wouldn't have to feel bad for them. - Alex Flinn
Peace can be fragile and peace can be ugly and peace can be wrong. Peace built on lies is no peace at all. - Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Those who serve and those who ruleLepers, kings and mindless foolsEmpire leaders, tyrant's toolsAll will fade with timeHail the cowards, brave at heartThe ugly and the beautifulThose who never felt their soulsAll live transient lives - Kreator
An ugly diamond is still worth more than a beautiful pebble. - Matshona Dhliwayo
People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. - Saadi سعدی
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true. - Martin Luther King Jr.
A LIE is BEAUTIFUL, melodious, STYLISH, and attractive. On the contrary, TRUTH is UGLY, rude, DULL and repulsive. That's why often people get attracted towards LIES. They embrace it and live with. The truth is usually ignored and disowned. - Sanjeev Himachali
The things that we do for love is ugly, mad, full of seat and regret. - Crimson Peak
A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful. - Karl Kraus
I have seen flowers come in stony placesAnd kind things done by men with ugly faces,And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races,So I trust, too. - John Masefield
For us, a pretty bird is a pretty bird; for an insect, pretty bird is an ugly enemy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Sometimes you see beautiful people with no brains. Sometimes you have ugly people who are intelligent, like scientists. - José Mourinho
I have seen flowers come in stony places And kind things done by men with ugly faces And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races, So I trust too. - John Masefield
Lazy is such an ugly word.I prefer the term: selective participation. - AMD.SG
Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault.Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. - Oscar Wilde
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
Be grateful for everything. The good, the bad, the ugly. Our entire life is a precious gift. It’s all part of our path. - Dawn Gluskin
The ugly man, is the harsh man. - K.A. Hosein
All women are beautiful; it's society who’s ugly. - Ben Mitchell
Ethan Wyeth: I hope you're thirsty."Gideon Wyeth:"Why?"Ethan: "Cause your dumb and ugly, but I can do something about thirsty. - Orson Scott Card
See, an ugly person who goes after a pretty person gets nothing but trouble. But a pretty person who goes after an ugly person gets at least cab-fare. - Harvey Firestein
It's easy to dislike the truth for it is ugly and harsh to the naked eye. - Antonio Kowatsch
It does not take God one second to re-write your ugly past . - Osunsakin Adewale
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
A woman with good shoes i never ugly! - Coco Chanel
My body is an ugly masterpiece that lives off the beauty of sound. - Chad Sugg
Optimism, n. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly. - Ambrose Bierce
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial. - Charles Baudelaire
Never trust a pretty girl with an ugly secret. - Sara Shepard
Perfection all the time would drive them mad. For every perfect little town, there's something ugly underneath. No dream without the nightmare. - Blake Crouch
The beauty on the inside, will determine the ugly on the outside. - Anthony Liccione
Even the beautiful eyes have seen ugly things - Babay
Why is it that beautiful women never seem to have curiosity? Is it because they know they're classical? With classical things the Lord finished the job. Ordinary ugly people know they're deficient and they go on looking for the pieces. - Penelope Gilliatt
WITCH, n. (1) Any ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil. - Ambrose Bierce
Beauty is the first test; there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side. - James Baldwin
Do not read beauty magazines. They only make you feel ugly. - Mary Schmich
I am soft and kind hearted. Sadly people mistake that for weakness. But I’d rather be weak thank ugly hearted. - Zane Baker
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone. - Dorothy Parker
A beautiful world with ugly people; an ugly world with beautiful people. We can never win. - Anthony Liccione
There's something almost perfect in the ugly duckling syndrome. Because a sensitivity is tattooed on a part of you no one else can see but can somehow guess is there. - Stephanie Klein
Nothing humbles a beautiful woman better than not being wanted by a man whose girlfriend or wife is ugly (or not as beautiful as she is). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I just do art because I’m ugly and there’s nothing else for me to do. - Andy Warhol
The greatest danger in finding the right path often lies in here: The right path may look ugly and the wrong path may look beautiful! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Girls are always complaining that they can never meet a nice guy. Nice guys are everywhere. The problem isn’t that there aren't any nice guys, the problem is that all of the nice guys are ugly. - Carroll Bryant
It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly. - Oscar Wilde
It was not about keeping a man; it was a lesson on how not to become an ugly woman. - Yiyun Li
People who don't have much get ugly about giving up the little they have left. - Andrew Vachss
Awesome ends with me; but Ugly starts with u... - Stephan
Beautiful breezes in ugly parts of town give hope to those who want to be free. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Their long years together had shown him that it did not so much matter if marriage was a dull duty, as long as it kept the dignity of duty: lapsing from that, it became a mere battle of ugly appetites. - Edith Wharton
There's no shame compared to being beautiful with nothing in your brain, an ugly devil with wits is much better that the former. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Everyone keeps looking on their defects. It's not like everyone's perfect, we all are are ugly and at the same time beautiful. It's just how we should carry and believe in ourselves. Nasa attitude yan, wala sa hitsura - HaveYouSeenThisGirL
Going to the seaside in winter is like seeing your partner first thing in the morning. Ugly, depressing and troubled by wind. - Andy Leeks
The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Who cares for your beauty if your heart and mind is ugly - Alex Haditaghi
The woman's face was grimly drawn, an ugly expression on an indescribably beautiful face. This is the Shadowdun. You know who I am, but I wish to know you more. What is your name? Her voice was rich; it sounded sweet and smooth in Athena's ears, like soft honey. She hated every last word. - Kendra Sunderson
Hand holding sword is always an ugly hand! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Things could always be worse; for instance, you could be ugly and work in the Post Office. - Adrienne E. Gusoff
Yes Madame, I am drunk but you are ugly and tomorrow I'll be sober.
When haters start to rear their ugly head, just play around with them and throw them a bone so they can go away and chew on it. - Richie Norton
He had a big head and a face so ugly it became almost fascinating. - Ayn Rand
Nancy Astor: "Winston, you are a drunk!"Winston Churchill: "And you, madam, are ugly. But I shall be sober in the morning."(Reported exchange will Winston Churchill. - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
Human life is a sad show, undoubtedly; ugly, heavy and complex. Art has no other end, for people of feeling than to conjure away the burden and bitterness. - Gustave Flaubert
Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head. - William Shakespeare
Politics is just show business for ugly people. - Jay Leno
Whether you attribute it to some mysterious triple package or to your own Horatio Alger story, to succeed in America is, somehow, to be complicit with the idea of America—which means that at some level you’ve made peace with its rather ugly past. - Vijay Iyer
Ugly or beautiful, it is the little creatures that make the world go round. We should celebrate and appreciated them in all their wonderful diversity. - Dave Goulson
In the universe, nothing is either beautiful or ugly, but our perception and thinking makes it so. - Debasish Mridha
A lot of young girls think that the opposite of fake is rudeness. And just as ugly as fake is, so is saying whatever is on your mind because it's the truth. - Tyra Banks
The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them. - Hermann Hesse
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. None of Nature's landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild. - John Muir
We all are beautiful, let's not pretend to be ugly. - Indrani sarkar
Growth is ugly, it's hideous, it's all the things we don't like but my god, once you walk through the fire of confusion you will feel burning passion within your flame. - Nikki Rowe
Create something. Create something ugly. Create something beautiful. I don't care what it is. Create it. - Jill Telford
I'd discovered that the range of beauty in breasts is wide; while one should never lightly say that a pair is ugly, one can easily say that a pair of breasts is beautiful. Hedgehogs are beautiful sometimes; so are baby pigs. - Mo Yan
There is no night porter wandering about in King's. The authorities pay you the compliment, ugly gate-crasher, of treating you as a grown-up. And since we are not grown-up you and I, we will perform our midnight frolics as the inmates burn the midnight oil. - Whipplesnaith
No living thing is ugly in this world. Even a tarantula considers itself beautiful - Munia Khan
Matt was almost completely naked. A tattered loincloth and an ugly chain with a yellow diamond were his only apparel. - Priya Ardis
We complain that the world is an ugly place to live and grow; we never learn to see the beauty of the world. - Debasish Mridha
If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and pluck off his eyes, or better still, protect your good image. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Regardless of how beautiful the world could be; when you have no place in it, it is always ugly. - M.F. Moonzajer
I have ugly hands, but I'm grateful 'coz they work beautifully! - Margo Vader
It is better to be first with an ugly woman than the hundreth with a beauty. - Pearl S. Buck
Reality is harsh. It can be cruel and ugly. Yet no matter how much we grieve over our environment and circumstances nothing will change. What is important is not to be defeated, to forge ahead bravely. If we do this, a path will open before us. - Daisaku Ikeda
The quest for philosophy's beginning is idle, for everywhere in all beginnings we find only the crude, the unformed, the empty, and the ugly. What matters in all things is the higher levels. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The sins of my sex... A woman who is ugly is pitiable, but a man who is ugly is forgiven. - Michelle Franklin
It is impossible to satisfy self. Self always wants more and more. It is an ugly monster that will devour you if you don't devour it. Stop feeding it an watch the pressure be released. Self deprivation is much more fulfilling than self gratification. Who Knew? - Randa Manning-Johnson
Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. - Eric Hoffer
People who say you are ugly, may be true, because to them, you look like a monster. People who say you are beautiful, may also be true, because to them, you look like an angel. - Michael Bassey Johnson
They had an ugly look to one as prone to disgust and fear as the changes of a few hours had made me. - Charles Dickens
There are no ugly women, only lazy ones - Helena Rubinstein
Lady Astor: Mr. Churchill, You're drunk! Winston Churchill: Yes, and you Madam, are ugly. But tomorrow I shall be sober.
Tact is an ability to live in the midst of ugliness without getting ugly. - Debasish Mridha
No matter how ugly you are; there is always someone who sees his heaven in your eyes. - M.F. Moonzajer
Nothing is really beautiful unless it is useless; everything useful is ugly, for it expresses a need, and the needs of man are ignoble and disgusting, like his poor weak nature. The most useful place in a house is the lavatory. - Théophile Gautier
People need to get smart and understand that politics is a wrong bussiness for ugly people and those ugly people are "Politicians" so please do not trust politicians and do not have any faith in politic. - Arash Tabish
I have an important message to deliver to all the cute people all over the world. If you're out there and you're cute, maybe you're beautiful. I just want to tell you somethin' there's more of us UGLY MOTHERFUCKERS than you are, hey-y, so watch out. - Frank Zappa
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose. - Robin Williams
An ugly baby is a very nasty object - and the prettiest is frightful. - Victoria Magazine
I am not pretty; I am not ugly. I am not true, and I am not false. I am just me—a reality, a conception, and not a misinterpretation. - Debasish Mridha
I'd rather hear an ugly truth, rather than an obscure lie. - Ana Monnar
The problem with saying or feeling 'sorry' is that it often comes after the damage is already done. (..........and a damage is a damage, small or big, it always leave an ugly mark on one's soul) - Asma Naqi
Know thyself? A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever observes himself arrests his own development. A caterpillar who wanted to know itself well would never become a butterfly. - Andre Gide
Improving the world can be a nasty and ugly and difficult and dangerous business...because when you improve the world, you threaten the entrenched interests of evil people. - Stefan Molyneux
Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything. - William Shakespeare
I’m saying that sometimes we don’t want to see the ugliness in others because it means seeing what’s ugly in ourselves. - Brian F. Walker
A beautiful Soul never know how beautiful it really is, a ugly allways thinks it is. - J.memo
When I had the dividing reason, I shrank from many things; after I had lost it in sight, I hunted through the world for the ugly and the repellant, but I could no longer find them. - Sri Aurobindo
I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion. - Yohji Yamamoto
Her black is beautiful, his society is ugly. - Habeeb Akande
People Power is too often an inverted fairy story - the triumph of innocence coming at the start and the Ugly Sisters of intrigue and ambition coming on stage in triumph for the final curtain. - Mark Almond
Sure, Mom.They stop and say hello, and then once you pass they talk the back off you like you were nothing. They assess your outfit, your hairstyle, and they garble what you say so it comes out ugly. - A.S. King
You can either choose a beautiful to fuck, which everyone fucks, or choose to fuck an ugly one, which no one fucks. - M.F. Moonzajer
The world's as ugly as sin, and almost as delightful - Frederick Locker-Lampson
I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. - John Constable
Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth is ugly that is why we don't like it - rassool jibraeel snyman
We have to endure the discordance between imagination and fact. It is better to say, I am suffering, than to say, This landscape is ugly. - Simone Weil
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