Smart Or Pretty Quotes

Quotes tagged as "smart-or-pretty" (showing 1-2 of 2)
L.M. Montgomery
“If you've brains it's better than beauty - brains last, beauty doesn't.”
L.M. Montgomery, Emily of New Moon

Ted Chiang
“Girls have always been told that their value is tied to their appearance; their accomplishments are always magnified if they're pretty and diminished if they're not. Even worse, some girls get the message that they can get through life relying on just their looks, and then they never develop their minds. [...]

Being pretty is fundamentally a passive quality; even what you work at it, you're working at being passive.”
Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others