Awesome Quotes and Sayings About Appearance
Quotations & Citations:
I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one.
~ Marilyn Monroe
Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jackets.
~ Baltasar Gracián
There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself, ‘Do trousers matter?’
“The mood will pass, sir.”
~ P.G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
~ Daniel Webster
When you’re the only sane person, you look like the only insane person.
~ Criss Jami
Polished brass will pass upon more people than rough gold.
~ Lord Chesterfield
Nothing is more deceitful, said Darcy, than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
~ Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
The weirder you’re going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.
~ P.J. O’Rourke
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
A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human
People spot a big black lens, and they worry about what they’re doing, or how their hair looks. Nobody see the person holding the camera.
~ Erica O’Rourke, Torn
Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.
~ Niccolo Machiavelli
Why do people respect the package rather than the man?
~ Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays
Mirrors should think longer before they reflect.
~ Jean Cocteau
No matter what a woman’s appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what she is saying and taken to individualize – as her personal problem – observations she makes about the beauty myth in society.
~ Naomi Wolf
Appearances are not held to be a clue to the truth. But we seem to have no other.
~ Ivy Compton-Burnett
Appearance matters a great deal because you can often tell a lot about people by looking at how they present themselves.
~ Lemony Snicket, The Miserable Mill
My face seems too square and my eyes too big, like I’m perpetually surprised, but there’s nothing wrong with me that I can fix.
~ David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson