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Quotes About Image

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Charlotte Brontë
“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë
“I am not an angel,' I asserted; 'and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself. Mr. Rochester, you must neither expect nor exact anything celestial of me - for you will not get it, any more than I shall get it of you: which I do not at all anticipate.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Jodi Picoult
“If you spent your life concentrating on what everyone else thought of you, would you forget who you really were? What if the face you showed the world turned out to be a mask... with nothing beneath it?”
Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

Martha Graham
“What people in the world think of you is really none of your business.”
Martha Graham

Charlotte Brontë
“I am not an angel," I asserted; "and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Douglas Pagels
“I am aware that I am less than some people prefer me to be, but most people are unaware that I am so much more than what they see.”
Douglas Pagels

Israelmore Ayivor
“7 things negative people will do to you. They will...
1. Demean your value;
2. Destroy your image
3. Drive you crazily!
4. Dispose your dreams!
5. Discredit your imagination!
6. Deframe your abilities and
7. Disbelieve your opinions!

Stay away from negative people!”
Israelmore Ayivor

Karl Lagerfeld
“Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose!”
Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld
“One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Michael Bassey Johnson
“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

Karl Lagerfeld
“I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld
“Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Jarod Kintz
“I got a boob job on my butt, and be honest here, does this bra make my ass look fat?”
Jarod Kintz, Xazaqazax

Karl Lagerfeld
“The woman is the most perfect doll that i have dressed with delight and admiration.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld
“The secret to modeling is not being perfect. What one needs is a face that people can identify in a second. You have to be given what’s needed by nature, and what’s needed is to bring something new.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Naomi Klein
“You actually cannot sell the idea of freedom, democracy, diversity, as if it were a brand attribute and not reality -- not at the same time as you're bombing people, you can't.”
Naomi Klein

Karl Lagerfeld
“I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Shannon L. Alder
“Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even badmouthed, but it can never be taken from you. You have the power today to reset your boundaries, restore your image, start fresh with renewed values and rebuild what has happened to you in the past.”
Shannon L. Alder

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“I have laughed, in bitterness and agony of heart, at the contrast between what I seem and what I am!”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

Christine Feehan
“The real question is, can you love the real me? Not the perfect person you want me to be, not that image you had of me, but who I really am.”
Christine Feehan, Oceans of Fire

Gaston Bachelard
“When the image is new, the world is new.”
Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space

Hans Christian Andersen
“His own image; no longer a dark, gray bird, ugly and disagreeable to look at, but a graceful and beautiful swan. To be born in a duck's nest, in a farmyard, is of no consequence to a bird, if it is hatched from a swan's egg.”
Hans Christian Andersen, The Ugly Duckling

John Green
“That doesn't sound like my Margo", she said, and I thought of my Margo, and all of us looking at her reflection in different funhouse mirrors.”
John Green, Paper Towns

Xenophanes
“The Ethiops say that their gods are flat-nosed and black,
While the Thracians say that theirs have blue eyes and red hair.
Yet if cattle or horses or lions had hands and could draw,
And could sculpt like men, then the horses would draw their gods
Like horses, and cattle like cattle; and each they would shape
Bodies of gods in the likeness, each kind, of their own.”
Xenophanes

Xenophanes
“Men always makes gods in their own image.”
Xenophanes

Susane Colasanti
“Just because a person chooses to express themselves in an extreme way doesn't mean they have an extreme personality.”
Susane Colasanti, Take Me There

Milan Kundera
“She was aware that in love even the most passionate idealism will not rid the body's surface of its terrible, basic importance.”
Milan Kundera, Laughable Loves

Kate Karyus Quinn
“Confession is good for the soul, they say. I'd imagine this is true. But my sins were too convoluted. And from the little I understand--too damning.”
Kate Karyus Quinn, Another Little Piece

Jess C. Scott
“She felt the cold blast from the sterile air conditioning on her bare arms and thighs, as she ambled down the center of the shopping complex's ground floor.

The scene was a swirl of candy bright lights--the Victoria's Secret fuchsia signboard, signboards which lured one to purchase "confidence," or "sexual appeal," or whatever it was that was being advertised--the fluorescent lights in each store, contrasting with the shiny, black-tiled walls and eye-catching speckled marble tiles on the ground.

One could lick the floor--the tiles were spotless, clean like the fake air she was breathing in, like the atoms and cells in her that were decaying in stale neglect.”
Jess C. Scott, Jack in the Box

Kiana Davenport
“She was kahuna, creating more life around her than was actually there, heightening the momentousness of each living thing by simply gazing upon it.”
Kiana Davenport, Shark Dialogues

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