Quotes and Sayings about Ugly



"Frazier is so ugly that he should donate his face to the US Bureau of Wild Life."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Life, Ugly)

"As long as ugly people are not on TV, you should only ever have interesting people on TV."
- Marc Almond
(Related: People, Ugly)

"An ugly sight, a man who is afraid."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Man, Sight, Ugly)

"Another thing that's pathetic is this rule that you have to look ugly to get respect as an actress. Jessica Lange had to make herself look really bad to prove that she had amazing talent."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Talent, Respect, Ugly)

"Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Life, Heart, Ugly, Will)

"The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Knowledge, Profession, Ugly)

"The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Beauty, People, Ugly)

"Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Ugly, Woman)

"Here we are in the 70's when everything really is horrible and it really stinks. The mass media, everything on television everything everywhere is just rotten. You know it's just really boring and really evil, ugly and worse."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Evil, Media, Television, Ugly)

"Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Butterflies, Ugly)

"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
(Related: Nature, Fancy, Nothing, Ugly)

"I stayed away from mirrors when I was younger and I didn't like having my picture taken. I was tall and had braces and felt ugly."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Ugly)

"Politics is show business for ugly people."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Business, Politics, People, Ugly)

"My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year."
- Roberto Benigni
(Related: Mother, Truth, Thought, Ugly, Witches)

"So I'm ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Ugly)

"Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Belief, Optimism, Doctrine, Ugly)

"With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Home, Father, Friend, Help, Ugly)

"Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity."
- William Blake
(Related: Old, Prudence, Ugly)

"It never got ugly, although it got a bit strange at times."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Ugly)

"The 2000 election exposed some ugly history in our country."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: History, Country, Ugly)

"A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Heart, Help, Ugly, Will)

"Pornography exists for the lonesome, the ugly, the fearful - it's made for the losers."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Pornography, Ugly)

"One must love humanity in order to reach out into the unique essence of each individual: no one can be too low or too ugly."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Love, Humanity, Order, Ugly)

"There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Death, Dying, Earth, Language, Today, Ugly)

"Our music's kind of about taking something ugly and making it beautiful."
- Jerry Cantrell
(Related: Music, Ugly)

"There's only so many times you can read how ugly you are and how much people hate you."
- Lizzy Caplan
(Related: People, Hate, Ugly)

"I've known attractive airheads, and I've known ugly idiots."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Idiots, Ugly)

"No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Children, Fathers, Mothers, Ugly)

"If the conditions were right there could be great acceptance. Often it is only when they pose an economic or political threat that it turns really ugly."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Acceptance, Right, Ugly)

"The beautiful remains so in ugly surroundings."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Ugly)

"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
(Related: Crime, Illusion, Insult, Ugly, Woman)

"I think men are allowed to be fat and bald and ugly and women aren't. And it's just not - there is no equality there."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Equality, Men, Women, Ugly)

"I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: May, Ugly, Will)

"What an ugly beast the ape, and how like us."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Ugly)

"I would prefer to have a more appealing job. If I could still change careers, I would prefer it. This unfortunate art is made for long beards and ugly faces rather than for a relatively well-endowed woman."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Art, Change, Careers, Faces, Job, Ugly, Woman)

"Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Art, Time, Fashion, Ugly)

"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
(Related: Light, May, Perspective, Ugly, Will)

"Age is an ugly thing, and it goes on getting worse."
- Diana Cooper
(Related: Age, Ugly)

"A woman tells her doctor, 'I've got a bad back.' The doctor says, 'It's old age.' The woman says, 'I want a second opinion.' The doctor says: 'Okay - you're ugly as well.'"
- Tommy Cooper
(Related: Age, Old, Opinion, Ugly, Want, Woman)

"I was invited to photograph Hollywood. They asked me what I would like to photograph. I said, Ugly men."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Men, Hollywood, Ugly)

"When there are no women on the tour it can get awful and ugly - constant horrible jokes and gross behaviour. It needs to be leavened with a feminine presence."
- Evan Dando
(Related: Women, Jokes, Needs, Ugly)

"I was so ugly my mother used to feed me with a sling shot."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Mother, Ugly)

"My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you're ugly too."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Opinion, Ugly, Want)

"When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Mother, Ugly)

"Yeah, I know I'm ugly... I said to a bartender, 'Make me a zombie.' He said 'God beat me to it.'"
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Ugly)

"It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Heart, Man, Night, Summer, Talk, Ugly, Words)

"I found my love when I was 17-years-old and my love is one hundred percent honest. We've never had any ugly, rocky things to overcome."
- Bo Derek
(Related: Love, Ugly)

"Unfortunately, overall, movies are a conglomerate. People buy and sell people in this business, which can get really ugly."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Movies, Business, People, Ugly)

"Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Blush, Man, Old, Pride, State, Ugly)

"God forbid you be an ugly girl, 'course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: God, Hatred, Pretty, Ugly)

"There's a danger of the Internet just becoming loud, ugly and boring with a thousand voices screaming for attention."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Attention, Danger, Internet, Ugly)

"My eyes were made to erase all that is ugly."
- Raoul Dufy
(Related: Eyes, Ugly)

"There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them to the right; and, again, making all crime mean and ugly."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Men, Crime, Driving, Interest, Necessity, Right, Ugly)

"I'm stupid, I'm ugly, I'm dumb, I smell. Did I mention I'm stupid?"
- Eminem
(Related: Dumb, Ugly)

"I've seen many of my contemporaries become superstars, and the way fame and fortune starts to really affect the way they treat other people, and I think it's ugly."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: People, Fame, Fortune, Ugly)

"The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected."
- Mike Ferguson
(Related: Character, Values, Freedom, Liberty, Religious, Ugly)

"If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport, you are a hated, ugly, detestable person."
- Curt Flood
(Related: American, Ugly)

"We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Politics, Thought, Church, Expression, Freedom, Ugly)

"Well, I'm clearly not ugly."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Ugly)

"Have you ever seen people so ugly that you have to get someone else to verify it?"
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: People, Ugly)

"Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone."
- Redd Foxx
(Related: Beauty, Deep, May, Skin, Ugly)

"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
(Related: Nature, Human nature, Result, Ugly)

"DOS is ugly and interferes with users' experience."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Experience, Ugly)

"Can't do it, simply cause underneath 'em is too ugly."
- Billy Gibbons
(Related: Cause, Ugly)

"Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Development, Maxim, Ugly)

"First of all I thought it was ugly, I thought it was ridiculous that undercover police guys would drive a striped tomato and I've never been a big champion of Ford."
- Paul M. Glaser
(Related: Thought, First, Police, Ugly)

"When they get a 50-inch waist and a gorilla butt, it's ugly looking - and I think bodybuilding has become ugly looking."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Ugly)

"You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don't... you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother's son."
- Witold Gombrowicz
(Related: Love, Son, Mother, Ugly)

"It's a funny show. The characters are surprisingly likable, given how ugly they are. We've got this huge cast of characters that we can move around. And over the last few seasons, we've explored some of the secondary characters' personal lives a bit more."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Funny, Seasons, Ugly)

"Tammy Faye said, I am so happy that Jessica Hahn is so ugly, because now I don't feel so bad."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: Now, Ugly)

"I was actually very ugly. I was ugly. I felt very insecure."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: Ugly)

"I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it."
- Oscar Hammerstein II
(Related: Hope, Reality, Talk, Ugly, World)

"Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics."
- Godfrey Harold Hardy
(Related: Beauty, First, Mathematics, Ugly, World)

"A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Grave, Ugly, Visit, Woman)

"It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat. It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person."
- Jean Harris
(Related: People, Ugly)

"I've heard what people are saying, and it's a very weird thing. They're going into a realm where it's somethign that's almost ugly, rather than something that can be so beautiful."
- James Haven
(Related: People, Saying, Ugly)

"I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation."
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
(Related: Beauty, Creation, Ugly)

"I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Battle, Ugly, Woman)

"A civilized nation can have no enemies, and one cannot draw a line across a map, a line that doesn't even exist in nature and say that the ugly enemy lives on the one side, and good friends live on the other."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Nature, Enemies, Enemy, Friends, Nation, Ugly)

"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
(Related: Evil, Ugly)

"New technology is useful, but it's inefficient and ugly; it knows it'll be obsolete by lunchtime tomorrow, so it has no incentive to be anything else."
- Tom Holt
(Related: Technology, Tomorrow, Ugly)

"The man who bears my name, and who claims to be me, was born on July 15, 1865, the sixth in a family of seven. He was an ugly child, and remained ugly till his eighteenth year, when his looks gradually improved."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Family, July, Man, Name, Ugly)

"We both can be the most beautiful and benevolent creatures on the planet, but then there's another side that can be as harsh and as ugly as the darkest thing you could imagine seeing."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Ugly)

"The beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Ugly)

"What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Beauty, Garden, Ugly)

"Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Hell, Humanity, Ugly)

"The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Fact, Tragedy, Ugly)

"Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Common sense, Fact, Theory, Ugly)

"I believe that the people, instead of pretty lies, should be told the truth, no matter how ugly it may be. What can we do, destiny hasn't been kind to us; but, with the help of God, we will prevail."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: God, Truth, People, Destiny, Help, Lies, May, Pretty, Ugly, Will)

"There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight."
- Gertrude Jekyll
(Related: Beauty, Impression, Delight, May, State, Ugly)

"My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'"
- Beverly Johnson
(Related: Husband, Labor, Ugly)

"When we arrived in London, my sadness at leaving Paris was turned into despair. After my long stay in the French capital, huge, ponderous, massive London seemed to me as ugly a thing as man could contrive to make."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Despair, London, Man, Paris, Sadness, Ugly)

"There was a taboo as a result of the Holocaust that people respected that anti-Semitism was an ugly thing and should be avoided. Now that taboo seems to have been broken with impunity."
- Steven T. Katz
(Related: People, Now, Result, Ugly)

"When I play, I feel like I'm in a theatre, why should I look ugly then, because I'm a tennis-player?"
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: Play, Tennis, Theatre, Ugly)

"A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Ugly, Woman)

"My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Mother, Girls, Miracles, Ugly)

"I find very often that very ugly women have really handsome men and vice versa because they don't have any competition. Sometimes handsome men have avoided me."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Men, Women, Competition, Ugly, Vice)

"Politics is just show business for ugly people."
- Jay Leno
(Related: Business, Politics, People, Ugly)

"The ugly is very appealing to man. It's instinct. One shrinks from the ugly, yet wants to look at it. There's a devilish fascination in it. We extract pleasure from horror."
- Sonya Levien
(Related: Horror, Instinct, Man, Pleasure, Ugly)

"I think I can be beautiful with all the little stuff done, and I can be ugly. A lot of attractive actresses can't be ugly."
- Juliette Lewis
(Related: Ugly)

"The world's as ugly as sin, and almost as delightful."
- Frederick Locker-Lampson
(Related: Sin, Ugly, World)

"My swing is no uglier than Arnold Palmer's, and it's the same ugly swing every time."
- Nancy Lopez
(Related: Time, Ugly)

"Much of my high-jinx have been drug-related. When you're under 30, whatever, but once you're past 40 it's just ugly."
- Courtney Love
(Related: Past, Ugly)

"My sisters said, Why do you make those faces? You make yourself so ugly."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Faces, Sisters, Ugly)

"What was a really private and nice relationship was judged and made to be something ugly."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Ugly)

"When a society abandons its ideals just because most people can't live up to them, behavior gets very ugly indeed."
- Judith Martin
(Related: Society, People, Behavior, Ideals, Ugly)

"Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included."
- Karl Marx
(Related: History, Sex, Progress, Ugly)

"You can't listen to what people who aren't musical have to say. When Anytime was released, I had bad reviews, and at first I was hurt. Your songs are like your children. You don't want to hear, 'Your kid is ugly.' But I knew the record was good and it would sell."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: People, Children, First, Hurt, Songs, Ugly, Want)

"Time is a beautiful thing. It's like when you meet an old lover on the street six years later and they don't look so ugly anymore."
- Sarah McLachlan
(Related: Time, Old, Ugly, Years)

"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: War, Feeling, Nothing, State, Ugly, Worth)

"What I want to bring back to superheroes with this project is a sense of play. Things have gotten so dreary. The heroes have gotten so ugly that even their muscles have muscles."
- Frank Miller
(Related: Heroes, Play, Project, Sense, Ugly, Want)

"The only lesson to extract from any civil war is that it's pointless and futile and ugly, and that there is nothing glamorous or heroic about it. There are heroes, but the causes are never heroic."
- Anthony Minghella
(Related: War, Causes, Heroes, Nothing, Ugly)

"The worst of my actions or conditions seem not so ugly unto me as I find it both ugly and base not to dare to avouch for them."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Actions, Ugly)

"I also used these realistic sounds in a psychological way. With The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, I used animal sounds - as you say, the coyote sound - so the sound of the animal became the main theme of the movie."
- Ennio Morricone
(Related: Sound, Ugly)

"When I was very young I was the ugly duckling. I had a lot of complexes. My sister was wonderful and I was nothing."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Sister, Nothing, Ugly)

"We've been playing ugly. Without all of our bodies, we've been kicking it all over the shop, but fortunately we've been able to make the big buckets and rely on our defense for once."
- Steve Nash
(Related: Defense, Ugly)

"What motivates me in art is the ugly and beautiful nature of the truth. It has to be truthful and honest, even if it is ugly and grotesque."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Art, Nature, Truth, Ugly)

"I like all my children, even the squat and ugly ones."
- Howard Nemerov
(Related: Children, Ugly)

"The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Christian, Resolution, Ugly, World)

"Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Aesthetics, First, Judgment, Man, Nothing, Ugly)

"I came here to tell you the truth, the good, the bad and the ugly."
- Oliver North
(Related: Truth, Ugly)

"In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty."
- Phil Ochs
(Related: Beauty, Protest, Ugly)

"People desire to separate their worlds into polarities of dark and light, ugly and beautiful, good and evil, right and wrong, inside and outside. Polarities serve us in our learning and growth, but as souls we are all."
- Joy Page
(Related: People, Growth, Desire, Evil, Learning, Light, Right, Ugly, Wrong)

"A satirist is a man whose flesh creeps so at the ugly and the savage and the incongruous aspects of society that he has to express them as brutally and nakedly as possible in order to get relief."
- John Dos Passos
(Related: Society, Man, Order, Ugly)

"She tries to get a waitressing job for a while - I mean, she's looking for a while before she finds Coyote Ugly - and it's hard to get a waitressing job in the city."
- Piper Perabo
(Related: Job, Ugly)

"As an actor, you may do things that aren't politically correct. Unless you're an actor who only does things for political reasons. I believe if we don't do the good, bad, and the ugly, we're not going to progress."
- Rosie Perez
(Related: Progress, Actor, May, Ugly)

"Once upon a time there was a Queen who had a son so ugly and so misshapen that it was long disputed whether he had human form. A fairy who was at his birth said, however, that he would be very amiable for all that, since he would have uncommon good sense."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Time, Son, Queen, Sense, Ugly)

"It's nice that people want to compliment you in some superficial way, but I've never considered that that's how I might be categorized. I guess it's better than being called ugly."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: People, Being, Compliment, Ugly, Want)

"If you're in charge of managing domain name space you should treat everybody who asks for a registration the same. Whatever that is - whether it's nice or ugly or whatever - just be fair, treat them all the same."
- Jon Postel
(Related: Name, Space, Ugly)

"With a lot of hair and make-up then I'm possibly, remotely attractive. But it's rare, I don't think I'm ugly but I'm nothing particularly special. I'm not a yoga and health girl. I don't exercise that much and I eat crap and smoke and bite my nails."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Health, Exercise, Hair, Nothing, Ugly, Yoga)

"The Stones were nasty and ugly and doing songs I was familiar with."
- Robert Quine
(Related: Songs, Ugly)

"Getting back to the point, a guy like Jerry, he deals with the business, and he doesn't see it as being evil or ugly, it's what you have to do, and I mean I know there's some really ugly parts to it and parts which drive me nuts, but not in the same way as music business."
- Trevor Rabin
(Related: Business, Music, Being, Deals, Evil, Ugly)

"Sorrow makes an ugly face odious."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Sorrow, Ugly)

"He's so ugly. When you walked by him, your pants wrinkle. He made fly balls curve foul."
- Mickey Rivers
(Related: Ugly)

"He's so ugly he should have to wear an oxygen mask."
- Mickey Rivers
(Related: Ugly)

"To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature."
- Auguste Rodin
(Related: Nature, Artist, Ugly)

"The usual picture of Socrates is of an ugly little plebeian who inspired a handsome young nobleman to write long dialogues on large topics."
- Richard Rorty
(Related: Ugly)

"There are no ugly women, only lazy ones."
- Helena Rubinstein
(Related: Women, Ugly)

"Some women hold up dresses that are so ugly and they always say the same thing: 'This looks much better on.' On what? On fire?"
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Women, Fire, Ugly)

"If I showed you scripts from my first few movies, the descriptions of my characters all said 'the ugly girl'."
- Winona Ryder
(Related: Movies, First, Ugly)

"People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet."
- Sa'Di
(Related: People, Feet, Sight, Ugly)

"He had a theory, Walt did, that the religious life, and all the agony that goes with it, is just something God sics on people who have the gall to accuse Him of having created an ugly world."
- J. D. Salinger
(Related: God, Life, People, Religious, Theory, Ugly, World)

"It's easy to imagine ways the future can be ugly and depressing. It's harder, but more worthwhile, to imagine plausible ways we can make it better."
- Stanley Schmidt
(Related: Future, Ugly)

"More men than women like 'Strangers With Candy'. Pretty girls don't like the show. They don't like to see an ugly lady."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: Men, Women, Lady, Girls, Pretty, Ugly)

"But I always like to play ugly people who think they're pretty."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: People, Play, Pretty, Ugly)

"Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Adversity, Ugly)

"I pefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth that is when I will give my heart."
- Shakira
(Related: Truth, Lie, Heart, Pretty, Ugly, Will)

"I don't have time for their judgement and their stupidity and you know they lay down with their ugly wives in front of their ugly children and look at their loser lives and then they look at me and they say, 'I can't process it' well, no, you never will stop trying, just sit back and enjoy the show. You know?"
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Time, Children, Stupidity, Trying, Ugly, Will, Wives)

"I did not find Liverpool ugly. Her stately public buildings, broad streets, public squares, and noble statues redeem her from the charge."
- M. E. W. Sherwood
(Related: Public, Ugly)

"Rock 'n Roll: The most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear."
- Frank Sinatra
(Related: Expression, Misfortune, Ugly)

"I was originally cast to be the brains of the Enterprise. Somehow I became The Chick. There's a little ugly girl inside of me going 'Yay! I'm a sex symbol!'"
- Marina Sirtis
(Related: Sex, Ugly)

"It takes a long time to make me beautiful, but it goes fast to make me ugly."
- Stellan Skarsgard
(Related: Time, Ugly)

"Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well."
- Alexander Smith
(Related: Death, Nature, Fact, Ugly)

"There are the manufacturing multitudes of England; they must have work, and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly, famine would be uglier still."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: Work, Country, EnglFamine, Machines, Manufacturing, Ugly)

"America is supposed to be given over to ugliness. There are a good many ugly things there and the ugliest are the most pretentious."
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: America, Ugliness, Ugly)

"When people screamed novelty the first time around talking about an ugly video and stuff I was really insulted because, hold on a minute, everyone you see in the video are real life."
- Bubba Sparxxx
(Related: Life, Time, People, First, Novelty, Talking, Ugly)

"I wish my hair was thicker, and I wish my feet were prettier. My toes are really ugly. I wish my ears were smaller. And my nose could be smaller too."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Feet, Hair, Ugly)

"I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Beauty, Imagination, Nature, Confusion, Order, Ugly)

"Business should never be allowed to justify mean, thug ugly deals for any reason."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: Business, Deals, Reason, Ugly)

"It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome but if that is all we ever were, we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Earth, Ugly)

"And rather than hide that, I would rather put that out on the radio and let someone see the full range of emotions. If you're going to be strong on the radio, you got to let it all out, even the ugly stuff. And you can't apologize for it."
- Howard Stern
(Related: Emotions, Ugly)

"With the media, I could be quick and ugly and critical. I tend to wear my emotions on my sleeve."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Emotions, Media, Quick, Ugly)

"But romantic vision can also lead one away from certain very hard, ugly truths about life that are important to know."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Life, Vision, Romantic, Ugly)

"Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent."
- Sharon Tate
(Related: Ocean, Ugliness, Ugly)

"A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Successful, Fool, Ladies, Man, Now, Ugly)

"I thought last week's game was ugly and this was even uglier."
- Mike Tice
(Related: Thought, Ugly)

"War is so unjust and ugly that all who wage it must try to stifle the voice of conscience within themselves."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: War, Conscience, Ugly, Voice, Wage)

"Of course I'm respectable. I'm old. Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough."
- Robert Towne
(Related: Old, Politicians, Ugly)

"The British seizure of Hongkong was an aspect of one of the most ugly crimes of the British Empire: the takeover and destruction of India, and the use of India to flood China with opium."
- Robert Trout
(Related: Destruction, Opium, Ugly)

"Comedy is ugly. It's honest, it's raw."
- Aisha Tyler
(Related: Comedy, Ugly)

"You wouldn't ask Rodin to make an ugly sculpture, or me to make a film with an ugly woman."
- Roger Vadim
(Related: Film, Sculpture, Ugly, Woman)

"Beauty magazines make my girlfriend feel ugly."
- James De La Vega
(Related: Beauty, Girlfriend, Ugly)

"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
(Related: Music, Love, Girls, Pretty, Ugly)

"An ugly baby is a very nasty object - and the prettiest is frightful."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Baby, Ugly)

"But Hezbollah now has reared its ugly head in a way that threatens the entire free world. And they want, by their own charter and definition, the destruction of Israel and Christians. That is the truth. That is in their charter."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Truth, Destruction, Israel, Now, Ugly, Want, World)

"If you're going to be born ugly and be an actor - the least they can do is let you play Lincoln."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Actor, Play, Ugly)

"Not after the big bust in '92, there's no big drug lifestyle anymore. I can't talk about it. Pretty ugly."
- Gene Ween
(Related: Pretty, Talk, Ugly)

"Maybe nature is fundamentally ugly, chaotic and complicated. But if it's like that, then I want out."
- Steven Weinberg
(Related: Nature, Ugly, Want)

"L.A. makes you feel ugly."
- Rachel Weisz
(Related: Ugly)

"There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Engineering, Imperfection, Measure, Nothing, Ugliness, Ugly)

"The Long and the Short and the Tall made a great impression on me because it was a very ugly tale about the reality of soldiering at a time when we were being gung-ho about the whole thing of war."
- Timothy West
(Related: Time, War, Impression, Being, Reality, Ugly)

"No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Ugly, Will)

"It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But... it is better to be good than to be ugly."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Ugly)

"Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose."
- Robin Williams
(Related: Fight, Nothing, Ugly)

"I got sick and tired of my lady wearing ugly underwear to bed, so I turned to the Internet."
- John Wilson
(Related: Bed, Lady, Internet, Ugly)

"Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it."
- William Wycherley
(Related: Beauty, Ugly, Wit, Woman)

"There are no ugly ducklings."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Ugly)

"You can't always write a chord ugly enough to say what you want to say, so sometimes you have to rely on a giraffe filled with whipped cream."
- Frank Zappa
(Related: Ugly, Want)

"All existing things are really one. We regard those that are beautiful and rare as valuable, and those that are ugly as foul and rotten The foul and rotten may come to be transformed into what is rare and valuable, and the rare and valuable into what is foul and rotten."
- Zhuangzi
(Related: May, Ugly)

"Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Life, Men)