Disguises Quotes

Quotes tagged as "disguises" (showing 1-9 of 9)
François de La Rochefoucauld
“We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others, that in the end, we become disguised to ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld

Sam Shepard
“I believe in my mask-- The man I made up is me
I believe in my dance-- And my destiny”
Sam Shepard

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Lies don't fit snugly into disguises. Eventually the cloak falls off and you're left staring at the naked truth which is always an uncomfortable situation.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes

“People seem always actually to know, with a degree of pain that has required the comfort of fairy tales, that when you are dressed in any particular way at all, you are revealed rather than hidden.”
Anne Hollander, Seeing Through Clothes

Jeffery Russell
“Mungo was a gnome. Disguised as a dwarf. The blatantly false beard was a giveaway. It appeared that Mungo had crafted it himself out of hair collected from a wide assortment of cars and then glued it to his face.”
Jeffery Russell, The Dungeoneers

Sarah Brazytis
“And what is your name?" Caroline asked him.
He smiled up at her, a little impishly. "I guess Bianca's name for me will work. Call me Bear."
"Bear?" Caroline repeated, doubtfully.
"I think it would be best right now," he said simply. "For all of us."
"You aren't running from anything?" she asked directly.
"No, I guess you could say something is running from me. The law would be on my side, ma'am, if I could get them involved. For now, I'm doing all I can.”
Sarah Brazytis, Our Christmas Bear

Scott Lynch
“The best disguises were those that were poured out of the heart rather than painted on the face.”
Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora

Stephen Joshua
“Mr. Graven’s servant had arisen, and pulled off his dirty traveling cloak, revealing a suit of fashionable grey. He whipped off his hat, and hurled it into the fire, commenting airily,

“Dashed uncomfortable thing.”

Mr. Graven sighed.

“You mustn’t burn my perfectly good disguises, McFall.”

“Yes, sir. Never again, sir.”
Stephen Joshua, The Inn of the Dragon's Head

Dylan Callens
“Disguised in a handlebar mustache with a ten gallon hat hanging low against his brow, Loki moseyed into Odin's party, despite the fact that he wasn't invited. Being dressed like Juan Valdez in a room full of people dawning Viking braids and pointy horned hats, however, tended to call attention to oneself. Odin's wife, Frigg, noticed Loki the moment that he stepped through the door, “What the Hel are you doing here? You weren't invited.”
Dylan Callens, Operation Cosmic Teapot