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94 Appearance Quotes

How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the inside of us.

Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.

Alice Walker Quotes

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To be rather than to seem. [Lat., Esse quam videri.]

Aeschylus Quotes , Source: Siege of Thebes

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Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen.

Aeschylus Quotes , Source: Siege of Thebes

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Thy neck is a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bathrabbim: thy nose is as the tower Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.

Bible Quotes , Source: Song of Solomon (ch. 7, v. 4)

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O wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us. And foolish notion; What airs in dress and gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n devotion!

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: To a Louse

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But every thyng which schyneth as the gold, Nis nat gold, as that I have herd it told.

Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes , Source: The Canterbury Tales (preamble, l. 17,362), The Canon's Yeoman's Tale

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Everything is not gold that one sees shining. [Fr., Que tout n'est pas or c'on voit luire.]

Freire Denise Cordelier Quotes , Source: Li Diz de freire Denise Cordelier (circa 1300)

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Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.

Edna W. Chase Quotes

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Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.

Euripides Quotes

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You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

Confucius Quotes

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It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Think not I am what I appear.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Bride of Abydos (canto I, sc. 12)

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Hyt is not al golde that glareth.

Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes , Source: The House of Fame (bk. I, l. 272)

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All, as they say, that glitters is not gold.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Hind and the Panther

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He was one of a lean body and visage, as if his eager soul, biting for anger at the clog of his body, desired to fret a passage through it.

Thomas Fuller Quotes , Source: Life of the Duke of Alva

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There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair.

Frank A. Clark Quotes

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The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .

Claudius Claudianus Quotes

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A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes

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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.

Hellen Keller Quotes

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We understood Her by her sight; her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought That one might almost say her body thought. - Dr. John Donne,

Dr. John Donne Quotes , Source: Funeral Elegies--Of the Progress of the Soul--Death of Mistress Elizabeth Drury

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A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.

Thomas Paine Quotes

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Handsome is that handsome does.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: Vicar of Wakefield (ch. I), also see Henry Fielding

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Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

George Orwell Quotes

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Why not be oneself? That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound, why try to look like a Pekingese?

Dame Edith Sitwell Quotes

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