Quotes About Looks

Quotes tagged as "looks" (showing 1-30 of 148)
Oscar Wilde
“I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.”
Oscar Wilde

Neil Gaiman
“Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside. You don’t. I don’t. People are much more complicated than that. It’s true of everybody.”
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Sarah Dessen
“I don't know. Just because someone's pretty doesn't mean she's decent. Or vice versa. I'm not into appearances. I like flaws, I think they make things interesting.”
Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

William Shakespeare
“For she had eyes and chose me.”
William Shakespeare, Othello

John Green
“It's more impressive," I said out loud. "From a distance, I mean. You can't see the wear on things, you know? You can't see the rust or the weeds or the paint cracking. You see the place as someone once imagined it.”
John Green, Paper Towns

“The loner who looks fabulous is one of the most vulnerable loners of all.”
Anneli Rufus, Party of One: The Loners' Manifesto

Fiona Wood
“We look at each other with shy relief. It's the look two odd socks give when they recognise each other in the wild.”
Fiona Wood, Six Impossible Things

“Just 'cause there's snow on the roof doesn't mean there's not a fire inside.”
Bonnie Hunt

Simona Panova
“Oh, he did look like a deity – the perfect balance of danger and charm, he was at the same time fascinating and inaccessible, distant because of his demonstrated flawlessness, and possessing such strength of character that he was dismaying and at the same time utterly attractive in an enticing and forbidden way.”
Simona Panova, Nightmarish Sacrifice

“I've never stopped; I simply forgot that I love you. However, every time I look at you I'm reminded of how I can never stop loving you.”
Hafsa Shah

William Shakespeare
“To be a well-favoured man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.”
William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

“We are beautiful because we are sons and daughters of God, not because we look a certain way.”
Kate Wicker, Weightless: Making Peace with Your Body

Russell Brand
“A personality for the incredibly beautiful can be a pointless cargo...”
Russell Brand, My Booky Wook

Louisa May Alcott
“Where's the use of looking nice, when no one sees me but those cross midgets, and no one cares whether I'm pretty or not?”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

John Scalzi
“I'll say it: I want to see an ugly woman as a spokeswoman for a women's network. Ugly men are out there all the time – look at Larry King, for God's sake. He looks like someone's talking underwear. Why not give America a spokeswoman who ain't much to look at but is competent as Hell? If accomplishments actually count for women, this ought to be a no-brainer.”
John Scalzi, Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded: A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008

Dejan Stojanovic
“Everything that looks too perfect is too perfect to be perfect.”
Dejan Stojanovic

“I've developed into quite a swan. I'm one of those people that will probably look better and better as I get older - until I drop dead of beauty.”
Rufus Wainwright

Laurie Halse Anderson
“Nicole can do anything that involves a ball and whistle.”
Laurie Halse Anderson

Erin Bow
“Her father sat her down and spoke to her with great seriousness. "You are not a witch, Katerina. There is magic in the world, and some of it is wholesome, and some of it is not, but it is a thing that is in the blood, and it is not in yours.
"The foolish will always treat you badly, because they think you are not beautiful," he said, and she knew this was true. Plain Kate. She was a plain as a stick and thin as a stick and flat as a stick. Her nose was too long and her brows too strong. Her father kissed her twice, once above each brow. "We cannot help what fools think. But understand, it is your skill with a blade that draws this talk. If you want to give up your carving, you have my blessing."
"I will never give it up," she answered.”
Erin Bow, Plain Kate

Susan Sarandon
“I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point."

(As quoted in Put Your Big Girl Panties on and Deal with it, Roz Van Meter, 2007)”
Susan Sarandon

Teri Hall
“Rachel had decided he WAS handsome during their hike to the camp. Though the way he kept telling her to speak more quietly or to look where she was going was annoying. By the time they finally got there, she was beginning to think his looks were his only good attribute.”
Teri Hall, The Line

Andrew Hinkinson
“She was my friend because she was kind and funny but she had a face like two oysters fused together in a Star Trek matter transporter accident.”
Andrew Hinkinson, WOOF!

P.G. Wodehouse
“At a time when she was engaged to Stilton Cheesewright, I remember recording in the archives that she was tall and willowy with a terrific profile and luxuriant platinum blond-hair, the sort of girl who might, as far as looks were concerned, have been the star unit of the harem of one of the better-class sultans.”
P.G. Wodehouse, Jeeves and the Tie That Binds

Dejan Stojanovic
“From everything, nothing looks to nothing.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sign and Its Children

“That's what got her, of course. That everyone thought it so unbelievable that she could possibly attract a man like him. It shouldn't upset her because it was true. She couldn't. Not in this world, in this lifetime. Yet she didn't appreciated everyone else acting as if they were the most improbable twosome since Quasimodo hit on Esmeralda.”
Jo Leigh, Ms. Match

“While looking one's best was important to my mother, looking natural took precedence.”
Betty Jamie Chung
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“Ich bin gern erlöst von meinem Spiegelbild, von der Frage, wie ich aussehe. Auch ohne Spiegel weiß ich, wie es mir geht, ich brauche diesen Umweg nicht. Es ist mir unangenehm: mich ständig einem Urteil unterwerfen, mit einem Idealbild vergleichen, mit früheren Fotos, mit dem Bild, das andere - wie ich glaube - von mir haben.”
Pauline DeBok, Blankow oder Das Verlangen nach Heimat

“Strength is not determined by the looks, but action.”
Gift Gugu Mona

“Looks can be deceiving but let's not fall into the looks trap.”
Fatima Faisal

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