Quotes and Sayings about Appearance
"We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance."
(Related: Appearance, Mind)
"Appearances are often deceiving."
"Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen."
"Sometimes interviews are fun and good conversations, but stuff like photo shoots and appearances at places where you have to meet a lot of people - I was never really made for this kind of stuff."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: People, Fun)
"It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: History, Nature, Act, Appearance, Mankind, Past)
"Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Power, Jeopardy, Opposites, Rules, Violence)
"No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Power, Time, Crime, First, Punishment)
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."
(Related: Art, Appearance)
"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."
(Related: God, Religion, Gods, Appearance, Devotion, Treatment)
"It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world."
(Related: Ideas, Appearance, World)
"Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Appearance, Clothes, Man, Manners)
"Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Soul, Virtue, Appearance, Humility)
"Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Appearance, Humility, Nothing, Opinion)
"I then realized my appearance was a bit odd. My right leg was no longer with me. It had caught somewhere in the top of the cockpit as I tried to leave my Spitfire."
- Douglas Bader
(Related: Appearance, Right)
"We no longer dare to believe in beauty and we make of it a mere appearance in order the more easily to dispose of it."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Beauty, Appearance, Order)
"Prior to an individual's encounter with the love of God at a particular time in history, however, there has to be another, more fundamental and archetypal encounter, which belongs to the conditions of possibility of the appearance of divine love to man."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Love, Time, History, God, Possibility, Appearance, Man)
"High-level, big-deal publicity has a way of getting old for me, but what never fails to thrill me is when I make personal appearances."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Old, Publicity)
"We wanted to make sure that the film covered the main issues of his life. Musicianship, appearance."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Life, Appearance, Film)
"At the heart of pornography is sexuality haunted by its own disappearance."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Heart, Pornography, Sexuality)
"Taste is more to do with manners than appearances. Taste is both myth and reality; it is not a style."
- Stephen Bayley
(Related: Manners, Myth, Reality, Style, Taste)
"Polite strangers often tell soothing lies about our physical appearance that prevent many of us from facing, discussing and solving our real problems."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Appearance, Lies, Problems, Strangers)
"Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Appearance, Clothes, Man, Manners)
"In a house where there are small children the bathroom soon takes on the appearance of the Old Curiosity Shop."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Appearance, Children, Curiosity, Old)
"Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity."
- Peter Benenson
(Related: Being, Countries, Imprisonment, Murder, World)
"Ours is the century of enforced travel of disappearances. The century of people helplessly seeing others, who were close to them, disappear over the horizon."
- John Berger
(Related: Travel, People)
"The most memorable performance was my appearance in concert in Carnegie Hall. The first standup to do so."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Performance, Appearance, First)
"The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers; he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Actor, Appearance, Play)
"Look! Don't be deceived by appearances - men and things are not what they seem. All who are not on the rock are in the sea!"
- William Booth
"When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance."
- Victor Borge
(Related: Appearance, Opera)
"Now it is quite clear to me that there are no solid spheres in the heavens, and those that have been devised by the authors to save the appearances, exist only in the imagination."
- Tycho Brahe
(Related: Imagination, Now)
"When I was a little boy I did not, of course, trouble much about my appearance."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Appearance, Trouble)
"I do not overlook the fact that the appearance of these new, free nations in the European political community not only celebrates the return of the prodigal son but also creates new sources of friction here and there."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Son, Appearance, Community, Fact, Nations)
"As a consequence, the Court ruled that the limits on campaign spending violated the First Amendment, but it accepted the $1,000 limit on individual contributions on the ground that the need to avoid the appearance of corruption justified this limited constraint on speech."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Appearance, Corruption, Court, First, Limits, Speech)
"I rode fire trucks, slid down fire poles, wore a lot of red, and made a lot of appearances. I've always had a special place in my heart for fire fighters."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Heart, Fire)
"I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling."
- Frances Burney
(Related: History, Truth, Possibility, Appearance)
"Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only."
- Samuel Butler
"Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Ambition, Appearance)
"Here before us was sufficient evidence to show that it really was an entrance to a tomb, and by the seals, to all outward appearances that it was intact."
- Howard Carter
"The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance: and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly."
- George Catlin
(Related: Acquaintance, Crows, First)
"The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi."
- George Catlin
(Related: Character, Appearance, Rivers, Terror, World)
"Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Science, Desire, Fashion)
"Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the rest."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Credit, Lies, Rest, Will, World)
"It is true that women tend to be more identified with their bodies because in this crazy world, both men and women measure women's value as human beings in relationship to their physical appearance."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Men, Women, Appearance, Measure, Value, World)
"It seems to me that in the western world, culture has something to do with appearance. A person that's out creating good stuff has got to appreciate someone when they take the time to have an appearance that goes with what they're doing."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Time, Appearance, Culture, World)
"People have always thought that I wasn't ambitious. They judged by appearances and were fooled. I was competitive. I wanted success and was willing to work for it."
- Perry Como
(Related: Success, Work, Thought, People)
"What lies behind appearance is usually another appearance."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Appearance, Lies)
"The Crosby family is sort of legendary for all of its traumas and familial problems, even though it has this appearance of being this perfect world. It had quite a dark side to it."
- Denise Crosby
(Related: Family, Appearance, Being, Problems, World)
"The appearance of the bones of quadrupeds, especially those of complete bodies in the strata, tells us either that the layer itself which carries them was in earlier times dry land or that dry land was at least formed in the immediate area."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Appearance, Land)
"I think Pete did have a hard time as a kid with his appearance. But don't all kids have a hard time? God, I had a hard time, too. I was little with bow legs and rickets. I used to get picked on like everybody used to get picked on."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Time, God, Appearance, Kids)
"Among the New Hollanders whom we were thus engaged with, there was one who by his appearance and carriage, as well in the morning as this afternoon, seemed to be the chief of them, and a kind of prince or captain among them."
- William Dampier
"The country has been of better character since leaving the Buttes than E. of them, but has now a very fertile appearance. This may be said to begin about the 3rd crossing of Milk R of the line."
- George Mercer Dawson
(Related: Character, Appearance, Country, May, Now)
"I have been defending Israel's right to exist, and to defend itself against terrorism, for many years-on college campuses, in television appearances and in debate."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: College, Debate, Israel, Right, Television, Terrorism, Years)
"After guest appearances, I got the offer to do the show as the successor of Arthur Schwartz. It's so much fun."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Fun, Guest)
"My total winnings after 14 appearances were $129,000."
- Charles Van Doren
"I would think that other people could see if you had other talents. I grew and expanded from the Elly May role. I was doing real estate and personal appearances and kept my foot in the door."
- Donna Douglas
(Related: People, May)
"I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups, schools, colleges and do personal appearances. I've done conventions and trade shows. A lot of different little hats."
- Donna Douglas
(Related: Church, Schools, Trade, Youth)
"I think I've been lucky, being my frequent appearances on Court TV have brought to me another level than just the actor guy."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Actor, Being, Court)
"I am enormously honored to be one of the spokesmen of the New Age Womens Health Campaign, so you'll be seeing me in public service announcements and public appearances supporting the campaign."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Age, Health, Public, Service)
"Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances."
- Wayne Dyer
"Mental states of every kind, - sensations, feelings, ideas, - which were at one time present in consciousness and then have disappeared from it, have not with their disappearance absolutely ceased to exist."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Time, Feelings, Ideas, Consciousness, Present, Sensations, states)
"Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Death, Sin, Will)
"There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Appearance, Discovery, Feeling, Intuition, Laws, Lying, Order)
"Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other: given the upper, to find the under side."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Thought, Appearance, Fact, Morals)
"The personal appearances and red carpet events are very glitzy, but it's a bit false."
"Without feeling abashed by my ignorance, I confess that I am absolutely unable to say. In the absence of an appearance of learning, my answer has at least one merit, that of perfect sincerity."
- Jean Henri Fabre
(Related: Absence, Appearance, Feeling, Ignorance, Learning, Merit, Sincerity)
"Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Science, Appearance, Desire, Fashion)
"I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening."
- Alexander Fleming
(Related: Advice, Appearance, Chance, Influence, May, Neglect, Trying)
"The only result of our present system - unless we reverse the drift - must be the gradual extension of the fascist sector and the gradual disappearance of the system of free enterprise under a free representative government."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Government, Present, Result)
"Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Men, Appearance)
"The tree was evidently aged, from the size of its stem. It was about six feet high, the branches came out from the stem in a regular and symmetrical manner, and it had all the appearance of a tree in miniature."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Appearance, Feet)
"Even the recognition of an individual whom we see every day is only possible as the result of an abstract idea of him formed by generalization from his appearances in the past."
- James G. Frazer
(Related: Idea, Day, Past, Result)
"Arles is certainly one of the most interesting towns I have ever seen, whether viewed as a place remarkable for the objects of antiquity it contains, or for the primitive manners of its inhabitants and its picturesque appearance."
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Related: Appearance, Manners, Remarkable)
"Beethoven had a great look. It was very much about the drama of appearance."
- Boy George
(Related: Appearance, Drama)
"She was making great money at personal appearances."
- David Gest
"A record co. is just a vehicle for public appearances."
- Mickey Gilley
"The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a loftier reality."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Art, Appearance, Reality)
"As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock, I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things. Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand the internal energy of the stone."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, Appearance, Energy, Trying)
"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
(Related: Art, Nature, Time, Growth, Appearance, Understanding, Want, Wood)
"I grew up in a family where we weren't allowed to talk about beauty or to put any emphasis on physical appearance."
- Pam Grier
(Related: Beauty, Family, Appearance, Talk)
"An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego."
- Alec Guinness
(Related: Actor, Appearance, Ego, Intellect, Judgment, Personality)
"Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family, the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality. Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible, what can we trust?"
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Trust, Family, Morality, Fear, Bible, Certainty)
"One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating. In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs."
- Tonya Harding
(Related: Politics, Appearance, Boxing, Will)
"We're not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it's not about appearances. It's about effectiveness."
- Katherine Harris
(Related: Women, Attention, Effort)
"In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same."
- Albert Bushnell Hart
(Related: Appearance, Labor)
"In avoiding the appearance of evil, I am not sure but I have sometimes unnecessarily deprived myself and others of innocent enjoyments."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Appearance, Evil)
"The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance."
- Don Herold
(Related: Appearance, Study, Universe)
"I travel around the world constantly promoting my projects and endorsing products. Yes, I do get paid to go to parties; in fact, I'm the person who started the whole trend of paid appearances. But when you see me at a party, I'm always working or promoting something."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Travel, Fact, Party, Projects, World)
"What was the appearance of God the Father? Like that of a man... God has the likeness of fingers and hands and a face."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: God, Father, Appearance, Man)
"Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Soul, Survival, Dawn, Light, Nations, Night, Stars)
"I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself, to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am. My task is to lead my country through service."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Work, Country, Popular, Reputation, Service, Will)
"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
(Related: Appearance, First, Fools, Majority)
"When the President was asked about global warming at a public appearance yesterday, he responded by talking about America's addiction to oil. You make the connection."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Addiction, America, Appearance, Connection, Global warming, Oil, President, Public, Talking, Yesterday)
"But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field - to enhance their physical appearance."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Age, People, Performance, Appearance, Day, Now)
"Another thing: despite my youthful appearance, I am quite capable of making decisions."
- Lara St. John
(Related: Appearance, Decisions)
"My appearance was always good and my ability to play on the piano, especially ragtime, which was then at the height of its vogue, made me a welcome guest."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Ability, Appearance, Guest, Play)
"I make appearance at local park and recreation agencies when the program starts, when they have the qualifying meets at the local levels. Then I try to go to the regional competitions, and of course I'm there in Hershey, Pa., in August for the North American final."
- Rafer Johnson
(Related: American, Appearance, Recreation)
"We too, through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection, mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Knowledge, Appearance, Reflection)
"The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance of being infinite."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Life, Appearance, Being, Fact, Infinite)
"Well unfortunately I didn't work with Andre much. But rap is a strong presence in the culture and anyone is going to grateful for its appearance, grateful for any kind of music that has the kind of effect that rap has had on us all."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Music, Work, Appearance, Culture, Effect, Rap)
"All of his saves have come in relief appearances."
- Ralph Kiner
"A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness, in fact he creates new appearances of things."
- Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
(Related: Appearance, Fact)
"One of the local reporters assured me Garrison would put in an appearance for the cross-examination, but as the courtroom settled down and the rear doors were closed, there was no sign of him."
- James Kirkwood
"So it took me five years because in the interim I have been doing a lot of personal appearances and movies and some television series that went into the plumbing and I stopped writing for a while."
- Robert Klein
(Related: Movies, Television, Writing, Years)
"The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance."
- Michael Korda
(Related: Work, Appearance, Fool, World)
"Banks introduced the installment plan. The disappearance of cash and the coming of the credit card changed the shape of life in the United States."
- Jerzy Kosinski
(Related: Life, Banks, Credit, states, United)
"But quite honestly, personally, I was much more concerned - I mean, there's not much I can do about my appearance obviously other than spending four hours in hair and makeup."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Appearance, Hair, Makeup)
"The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Beauty, Soul, Belief, Possibility, Appearance, Body, Error)
"I'm hardly disinterested totally in my appearance."
- Frank Langella
"Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Success, Appearance, Nothing)
"We must, however, note that what are usually called the high religions made their appearance within about twenty-five hundred years - most of them within fifteen hundred years."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Appearance, Years)
"My goal was always to be recognized as a good actor but no one was interested in that, simply because society just wants to warm towards your appearance. This is the great blemish of society."
- Jude Law
(Related: Society, Goal, Actor, Appearance)
"I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person's life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one."
- Penelope Lively
(Related: Life, Appearance, Woman)
"The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities."
- Cesare Lombroso
(Related: Genius, Appearance)
"The one appearance that I made for President Kennedy, he, as I understand, had his choice or was asked to make a list of the people he would like to have perform, and I was fortunate enough to be one of them."
- Julie London
(Related: People, Appearance, Choice, President)
"He was a horse of goodly countenance, rather expressive of vigilance than fire; though an unnatural appearance of fierceness was thrown into it by the loss of his ears, which had been cropped pretty close to his head."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Appearance, Fire, Loss, Pretty, Vigilance)
"But it is true that sometimes an enveloping darkness aids one to clearer vision; as in a panorama building, for example, where the obscurity about the entrance prepares one better for the climax, and gives the scene depicted a more real and vivid appearance."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Vision, Appearance, Building, Darkness, Example, Obscurity)
"Making a cartoon occupied usually about three full days, two spent in labour and one in removing the appearance of labour."
- David Low
"I'm totally Italian, but I'm not a diva. If you could see the way I'm dressed in daily life, that's not a diva. Appearances are so not important to me."
- Patti LuPone
"Improved turnout will give parliament and government the appearance of being more legitimate."
- Peter Lynch
(Related: Government, Appearance, Being, Parliament, Will)
"There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things."
- Robert Wilson Lynd
(Related: Life, Appearance, Curiosity)
"Even when Darwin's teaching first made its appearance, it became clear at once that its scientific, materialist core, its teaching concerning the evolution of living nature, was antagonistic to the idealism that reigned in biology."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Appearance, Evolution, First, Idealism, Living, Teaching)
"I have never known a really chic woman whose appearance was not, in large part, an outward reflection of her inner self."
(Related: Appearance, Reflection, Self, Woman)
"The pure work implies the disappearance of the poet as speaker, who hands over to the words."
- Stephane Mallarme
(Related: Work, Words)
"Possibly because I grew up not feeling very confident about my own physical appearance, I developed internal devices so that I could integrate into society."
- Shirley Manson
(Related: Society, Appearance, Feeling)
"Today we are searching for things in nature that are hidden behind the veil of appearance... We look for and paint this inner, spiritual side of nature."
- Franz Marc
(Related: Nature, Appearance, Spiritual, Today)
"On some level any appearance on Television can be seen as a product endorsement."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Appearance, Television)
"A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions; and the plant is, to a landscape artist, not only a plant - rare, unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance - but it is also a color, a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself."
- Roberto Burle Marx
(Related: Artist, Garden, Intentions)
"Haldeman is the only man in America in this generation who let his hair grow for a courtroom appearance."
- Mary McGrory
(Related: America, Appearance, Hair, Man)
"We try to create this interesting appearance to make ourselves feel better about ourselves."
- Sarah McLachlan
"Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be."
- Duane Michals
(Related: Deals, Nothing, Photography)
"The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority."
- Stanley Milgram
(Related: Authority, Responsibility, Sense)
"However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Power, Appearance, Culture, Ideology, May, Present)
"He was doing - Ray was designing the clothes for my mom's show from California. And one of the first appearances I ever made on television was on my mother's show and Ray and Bob did the clothes for that. It has been a long time."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Time, Mom, Mother, Clothes, First, Television)
"In the United States three new methods of transportation made their appearance at almost the same time - the steamboat, the canal boat, and the rail car."
- John Moody
(Related: Car, Time, Appearance, canal, states, United)
"I am a fighter. I believe in that which is right, and the truth is, I have been the Lone Ranger for the past thirty years and I will not give up the fight. I love my public and I'll fight for you. I'll continue to make personal appearances for my thousands of fans."
- Clayton Moore
(Related: Love, Truth, Fans, Fight, Past, Public, Right, Will, Years)
"A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Work, Truth, Appearance, Man)
"Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Age, Books, Buying, Country, Fortune, Old)
"We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances."
- Isaac Newton
"When the cinematograph first made its appearance, we were told that the days of the ordinary theatre were numbered."
- Ivor Novello
(Related: Appearance, First, Theatre)
"Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind."
- George Orwell
(Related: Appearance, Language, Lies, Murder, Sound, Wind)
"First appearance deceives many."
(Related: Appearance, First)
"Neglect of appearance becomes men."
(Related: Men, Appearance, Neglect)
"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Habit, Appearance, Being, Right, Thinking, Wrong)
"Four men are missing; R., Sorel and two emigrants. They set out this morning after buffalo, and have not yet made their appearance; whether killed or lost, we cannot tell."
- Francis Parkman
(Related: Men, Appearance)
"My husband was a pilot. He flew Elvis when Elvis first started making appearances around the country."
- Minnie Pearl
(Related: HusbCountry, First)
"They were taking pictures and everything. When we got down off the plane, the minute Elvis made his appearance at the door of the plane, the screaming got even worse."
- Minnie Pearl
"Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many."
(Related: Appearance, First)
"There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Men, Power, Impression, Appearance, Force)
"Beauty is produced by the pleasing appearance and good taste of the whole, and by the dimensions of all the parts being duly proportioned to each other."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Beauty, Appearance, Being, Taste)
"My feet never touched the ground. Lots of good groups with crazy and unique images. It was wild. I spent all of my time doing gigs, TV appearances, interviews, or recording. I could write a book - and probably will."
- Suzi Quatro
(Related: Time, Feet, Will)
"I thought that I held the record of most appearances on the Bob Hope Show, but I think - It's Brooke Shields."
- Tony Randall
(Related: Thought, Hope)
"Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out. Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that."
- Usher Raymond
(Related: Girlfriend, Appearance)
"A lot of women are turned off by the physical appearance of some of the first feminists."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Women, Appearance, First)
"As an actor, particularly because I'm - I would call myself a character actor. I change my look, my physical appearance and my body, my hair color, my whatever all the time for a role."
- Lynn Redgrave
(Related: Change, Time, Character, Actor, Appearance, Body, Hair)
"Former Olympians also get paid to make appearances. Many of them won their medals in an era when Olympic success didn't go hand-in-hand with financial success."
- Mary Lou Retton
(Related: Success, Financial)
"I love her attitude, but as much as I'd like to bring my medals to a speech or appearance, I never do."
- Mary Lou Retton
(Related: Love, Attitude, Appearance, Speech)
"In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes the world to believe that he is. Thus we may say that the whole world is made up of appearances."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: May, Wishes, World)
"I don't think people were betting on me, but they were giving me a chance. I think I rode a wave there, by being different in appearance than the girls who preceded me."
- Elisabeth Rohm
(Related: People, Appearance, Being, Chance, Girls, Giving)
"I think I am one of those who can manage not to take on a completely different appearance under their own glance."
- Jean Rostand
"The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Science, Work, Facts)
"Comparison of statements made at different periods frequently enable us to give maximal and minimal dates to the appearance of a cultural element or to assign the time limits to a movement of population."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Time, Appearance, Limits, Population)
"These examples of the lack of simplicity in English and French, all appearances to the contrary, could be multiplied almost without limit and apply to all national languages."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: English, Simplicity)
"Know the function of a fuse box and the appearance of a tripped circuit breaker."
- Marilyn vos Savant
"After the many rumours that we had heard about Hitler and the published criticisms we had read about him, we were pleasantly impressed. His appearance was neither pretentious nor affected."
- Hjalmar Schacht
"Appearance rules the world."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Appearance, Rules, World)
"Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Imagination, Character, Appearance, Divinity, Wit, Witty)
"The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Truth, Appearance, Discovery, Error, Opinion, Prejudice, Present, Weakness)
"The time between appearances for us is so great that we lose track of it. It would be like watching "Ben Hur" at one frame a second. There would be long periods of time where absolutely nothing was going on."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: Time, Nothing)
"The disappearance of the Jewish state will not mean the disappearance of anti-Semitism."
- Jack Schwartz
(Related: State, Will)
"I did a lot of personal appearances because I was under contract to ABC."
- David Selby
"My first appearance as a guest on The Tonight Show was in '81."
- Garry shandling
(Related: Appearance, First, Guest)
"Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise."
- Bishop Robert South
(Related: Art, Appearance, Disguise, Mirth, Spirit, World)
"I find it an effort to keep up appearances."
- Dusty Springfield
"No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Wealth, Appearance, Poor)
"The seeming antagonism between capital and labor is the result of deceptive appearance."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Appearance, Labor, Result)
"In all unmerciful actions, the worst of men pay this compliment at least to humanity, as to endeavour to wear as much of the appearance of it, as the case will well let them."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Men, Actions, Appearance, Compliment, Humanity, Will)
"I did a guest appearance on The Practice and loved it."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Appearance, Guest, Practice)
"I must begin by saying something about the old Germany. That Germany, too, suffered from superficial judgment, because appearances and reality were not always kept apart in people's minds."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: People, Germany, Judgment, Old, Reality, Saying)
"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."
- Charles R. Swindoll
(Related: Education, Money, People, Attitude, Appearance, Circumstances, Past, Skill)
"Nevertheless, the basic forms, spaces, and appearances must be logical."
- Kenzo Tange
"I think he could have made most of the trips and gone to most of the fund-raisers if he would have avoided the partisan rhetoric and talked to the country as President in each of these appearances rather than to the narrow partisan audiences."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Audiences, Country, President, Rhetoric)
"As a leader, you're supposed to be above reproach, and what that means is you can't even give the appearance that you're going to do something wrong."
- Kevin Thomas
(Related: Leader, Appearance, Wrong)
"My appearance has changed a lot over the years, but it has far more to do with how I feel about being a woman."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: Appearance, Being, Woman, Years)
"The external appearance of any construction projects that are created during the time of the National Socialist Reich must take on the sensibility of our time."
- Fritz Todt
(Related: Time, Appearance, Projects, Sensibility)
"I'm too shy for personal appearances, and I've found out that anytime I talk about my writing, I can't do any writing for many weeks afterward."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Talk, Writing)
"I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Family, History, Character, Appearance, Will)
"One girl was helped from my appearance on the show, and I swore I would not keep quiet again. When you talk about things that are embarrassing or devastating, obviously you can help people when you do."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: People, Appearance, Help, Quiet, Talk)
"My favorite part of my appearance is my height. I'm five foot one and I feel feminine being small."
- Alanna Ubach
(Related: Appearance, Being, Favorite)
"Building a mechanical device for its appearance is like putting lace on a bowling ball."
- Andrew Vachss
(Related: Appearance, Building)
"I don't see us as a big media gimmick band. We don't have a cultivated appearance or anything like Kiss."
- Tom Verlaine
(Related: Kiss, Appearance, Media)
"The band broke up because I couldn't bear Rotten anymore because he was an embarrassment with his silly hats and his, like, shabby, dirty, nasty looking appearance."
- Sid Vicious
(Related: Appearance, Embarrassment, Silly)
"We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Change, Health, Life, Appearance, Personality)
"Trust not to much to appearances."
"People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools."
- Alice Walker
(Related: People, Appearance, Foolishness, Fools)
"I think for being not unsympathetic that their appearance may also appear, so differently it, must; similarly as with animals, which meet us in very different forms, which look somehow harmonious however all. On exactly such forms I would stand."
- Ulrich Walter
(Related: Animals, Appearance, Being, May)
"To me, eyewear goes way beyond being a prescription. It's like makeup. It's the most incredible accessory. The shape of a frame or the color of lenses can change your whole appearance."
- Vera Wang
(Related: Change, Appearance, Being, Makeup)
"I make personal appearances around the country. I'm starting a book tour now, and I may be coming to Toronto with the Learning Annex, which I'm doing all through the United States, so that may come up just before Christmas."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Christmas, Country, Learning, May, Now, states, United)
"Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession."
- Isaac Watts
(Related: Time, Circumstances, Profession)
"She had in mind a different kind of looking person, because his appearance is not at all like mine."
- Fritz Weaver
(Related: Appearance, Mind)
"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."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Appearance, World)
"Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different; it does not fail to lead us astray quite often."
- Andre Weil
(Related: Appearance, Connection, Intuition)
"I have a lot of offers to play for appearance fees. It's nice gravy, but it's not a big motivating factor for me, to go here and there just for money."
- Mike Weir
(Related: Money, Appearance, Play)
"I have deliberately left Sylvester and Julia's appearances to the reader's imagination."
- Mary Wesley
"Also at the top of the list was my three day appearance on 'Press Your Luck'. In addition to the intense competition of each of those games, it slowly started to dawn on me in the minutes between tapings that I was winning some serious money."
- Randy West
(Related: Money, Winning, Appearance, Competition, Dawn, Day, Games, Luck)
"'What's My Line' 1971 was a magical experience as I was still in my teens, and it was my first appearance. You know how they say you never forget 'your first'!"
- Randy West
(Related: Experience, Appearance, First, Forget)
"This brought on the news media, TV crews, interviews, and numerous public appearances."
- Ryan White
(Related: Media, News, Public)
"The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Heart, Actions, Appearance, Duty, Evil, First, May)
"It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is rather a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: Time, Appearance, Eye)
"The country up here is beautiful; everything green and pleasant; and if you saw it now, you would not believe that in two months' time it could have such a parched and barren appearance as it will then assume."
- William John Wills
(Related: Time, Appearance, Country, Months, Now, Will)
"Crime, family dissolution, welfare, and low levels of social organization are fundamentally a consequence of the disappearance of work."
- William J. Wilson
(Related: Family, Work, Crime, Welfare)
"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
(Related: Beauty, Society, Appearance, May, Myth, Saying, Will, Woman)