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Do not judge by appearances; A rich heart may be under a poor coat. - Scottish Proverbs

Do not judge by appearances; A rich heart may be under a poor coat. ⏤ Scottish Proverbs

Thing are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. - Plato

Thing are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. ⏤ Plato

A sane person to an insane society must appear insane. - Kurt Vonnegut

A sane person to an insane society must appear insane. ⏤ Kurt Vonnegut

An appearance can only exist if there is a mind that beholds it. - Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

An appearance can only exist if there is a mind that beholds it. ⏤ Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

When an actor marries an actress they both fight for the mirror. - Burt Reynolds

When an actor marries an actress they both fight for the mirror. ⏤ Burt Reynolds

We should never judge by appearances. - Unknown

We should never judge by appearances. ⏤ Unknown

Judgement prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances. - Wayne Dyer

Judgement prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances. ⏤ Wayne Dyer

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We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.

Kurt Vonnegut, author

Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat.

Scottish Proverbs,

Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

George Orwell, author

Be not deceived with the first appearance of things, for show is not substance.

English Proverbs,

If one wishes to become rich they must appear rich.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

Trust not to much to appearances.

Virgil, poet

A dimple on the chin, the devil within.

Scottish Proverbs,

Every person is responsible for his own looks after 40.

Abraham Lincoln, president

The time will come when it will disgust you to look in the mirror.

Ovid, poet

First appearance deceives many.

Phaedrus, poet

An appearance can only exist if there is a mind that beholds it.

Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, monk

Appearances are deceptive.

Aesop, author

People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.

Euripides, poet

We find our own skin more fascinating than any abstract painting.

Michael Lipsey,

Chins without beards deserve no honor.


Things are seldom what they seem.

W. S. Gilbert, dramatist

Nowadays those are rewarded who make right appear wrong.

Terence, writer

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.

Aesop, author

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Even I don't wake up looking like Cindy Crawford.

Cindy Crawford, model

Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

To establish yourself in the world a person must do all they can to appear already established.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

We see things as we are, not as they are.

Leo Rosten, novelist

There are no greater wretches in the world than many of those whom people in general take to be happy.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Bad weather always looks worse through a window.


All things are becoming to good people.


The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance.

Charles Lamb, critic

No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart.

John Ruskin, writer

Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.

Samuel Butler, poet

I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person's life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one.

Penelope Lively, author

A little man often cast a long shadow.

Italian Proverbs,

Think not I am what I appear.

Lord Byron, poet

He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.

Raymond Chandler, novelist

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.

Salvador Dali, painter

I see myself as Rhoda, not Mary Tyler Moore.

Rosie O'Donnell, comedian

Nothing so much prevents our being natural as the desire to seem so.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.

Robert Southey, poet

Barring that natural expression of villainy which we all have, the man looked honest enough.

Mark Twain, author

I tend to play mostly villains and twisted people. Unsavory guys. I think it's my face, the way I look.

Christopher Walken, actor

It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle, philosopher

Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen.

Anaxagoras, philosopher

Wide will wear, but tight will tear.


Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.

George Eliot, author

I've played a lot of bad guys, 'cause that was the only work I could get. People saw my face and went Oooh.

Laurence Fishburne, actor

A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.

Oliver Herford, author

There's one thing about baldness, it's neat.

Don Herold, writer

What I have to say is far more important than how long my eyelashes are.

Alanis Morissette, musician

Neglect of appearance becomes men.

Ovid, poet

When disposition wins us, the features please.

Ovid, poet

Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.

John Wesley,

The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers; he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear.

Sarah Bernhardt, actress

Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel, poet

My favorite part of my appearance is my height. I'm five foot one and I feel feminine being small.

Alanna Ubach, actress

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.

Arthur Ashe, athlete

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.

Aristotle, philosopher

There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance.

Albert Einstein, physicist

Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out. Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that.

Usher, musician

Nevertheless, the basic forms, spaces, and appearances must be logical.

Kenzo Tange, architect

To me, eyewear goes way beyond being a prescription. It's like makeup. It's the most incredible accessory. The shape of a frame or the color of lenses can change your whole appearance.

Vera Wang, designer

The non permanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of summer and winter seasons.

Bhagavad Gita, scripture

You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.

Herb Cohen,

My breasts are beautiful, and I gotta tell you, they've gotten a lot of attention for what is relatively short screen time.

Jamie Lee Curtis, actress

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.

Richard C. Cushing,

The most winning woman I ever knew was hanged for poisoning three little children for their insurance-money, and the most repellent man of my acquaintance is a philanthropist who has spent nearly a quarter of a million upon the London poor.

Arthur Conan Doyle, writer

You are only what you are when no one is looking.

Robert C. Edwards,

'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Ugliness is in a way superior to beauty because it lasts.

Serge Gainsbourg,

Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast.

Graham Greene, playwright

I do not think I had ever seen a nastier-looking man. Under the black hat, when I had first seen them, the eyes had been those of an unsuccessful rapist.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.

Jean De La Fontaine, poet

You're only has good as your last haircut.

Susan Lee,

You can lease the peace of mind You bought a mask, I put it on. You never thought to ask me If I wear it when you're gone

Sisters Of Mercy,

A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the fa?ade of his appearance.

Iris Murdoch, author

Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.

Phaedrus, poet

People have been so busy relating to how I look, it's a miracle I didn't become a self-conscious blob of protoplasm.

Robert Redford, actor

I don't consider myself bald, I'm just taller than my hair.

Tom Sharp,

Regardless of weather, the moon shines the same; it is the drifting clouds that make it seem different on different nights.


There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.

H. G. [Herbert George] Wells,

In all unmerciful actions, the worst of men pay this compliment at least to humanity, as to endeavour to wear as much of the appearance of it, as the case will well let them.

Laurence Sterne, novelist

The Crosby family is sort of legendary for all of its traumas and familial problems, even though it has this appearance of being this perfect world. It had quite a dark side to it.

Denise Crosby, actress

Haldeman is the only man in America in this generation who let his hair grow for a courtroom appearance.

Mary McGrory,

As a leader, you're supposed to be above reproach, and what that means is you can't even give the appearance that you're going to do something wrong.

Kevin Thomas, athlete

Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different; it does not fail to lead us astray quite often.

Andre Weil, mathematician

My goal was always to be recognized as a good actor but no one was interested in that, simply because society just wants to warm towards your appearance. This is the great blemish of society.

Jude Law, actor

The focus on my appearance has really surprised me. I've always been a size 14 to 16, I don't care about clothes, I'd rather spend my money on cigarettes and booze.

Adele, musician

Beckham is a nice man and I'm sure he will reach 100 appearances for England. But he is just a good player, nothing more.

Diego Maradona, athlete

I don't mind doing occasional guest appearances on shows, but I have other things I'd like to do in my life now.

Jodi Sweetin, actress

I actually never auditioned for 'Full House.' I had done a guest appearance on 'Valerie' as the next door neighbor's niece, and from that I got into 'Full House.' I was only five years old, and I was on the show until I was 13.

Jodi Sweetin, actress

I owed Lewis one thing, at least. Once you had suffered the experience of presenting a case at one of his Monday morning conferences, no other public appearance, whether on radio, TV or the lecture platform, could hold any terrors for you.

Anthony Storr, author

There are stereotypes that have been out there for a long time that tell girls that their main asset, the main thing that they are valued for, is their appearance and also that it's to the exclusion of anything else.

Danica McKellar, actress

If I could change my appearance, I would have the gap between my front teeth put back in.

Thandie Newton, actress

I get insecure about a lot of things. In my line of work, unfortunately, your appearance is important, and I'm always like, 'Am I going to the gym enough this month? Have I been taking care of myself?' I get insecure about things from time to time.

Jesse McCartney, musician

The commitments, schedule and sponsor appearances don't change. It gets more busy, because you get more popular, and the more popular you are, it actually gets more busy. They're like, 'Yeah, let's use her, she's hot right now. Let's do a shoot!'

Danica Patrick, celebrity

There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.

Robert Wilson Lynd, writer

Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.

Duane Michals, photographer

Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.

Alanis Morissette, musician

Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.

Charles R. Swindoll, clergyman

People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.

Alice Walker, author

I find it an effort to keep up appearances.

Dusty Springfield, musician

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Christopher Lasch, historian

The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

All of his saves have come in relief appearances.

Ralph Kiner, athlete

Appearances are often deceiving.

Aesop, author

Appearance rules the world.

Friedrich Schiller, dramatist

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.

Thomas Paine, writer

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, politician

I have never known a really chic woman whose appearance was not, in large part, an outward reflection of her inner self.

Mainbocher, designer

Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the rest.

Charles Churchill, poet

One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating. In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs.

Tonya Harding, athlete

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, author

I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself, to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am. My task is to lead my country through service.

King Hussein I, statesman

In the United States three new methods of transportation made their appearance at almost the same time - the steamboat, the canal boat, and the rail car.

John Moody, businessman

What was the appearance of God the Father? Like that of a man... God has the likeness of fingers and hands and a face.

Benny Hinn, clergyman

She was making great money at personal appearances.

David Gest, celebrity

The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so.

George Whitefield, clergyman

I grew up in a family where we weren't allowed to talk about beauty or to put any emphasis on physical appearance.

Pam Grier, actress

I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups, schools, colleges and do personal appearances. I've done conventions and trade shows. A lot of different little hats.

Donna Douglas, actress

I would think that other people could see if you had other talents. I grew and expanded from the Elly May role. I was doing real estate and personal appearances and kept my foot in the door.

Donna Douglas, actress

She had in mind a different kind of looking person, because his appearance is not at all like mine.

Fritz Weaver, actor

I'm hardly disinterested totally in my appearance.

Frank Langella, actor

We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us.

Joan D. Vinge, author

I think for being not unsympathetic that their appearance may also appear, so differently it, must; similarly as with animals, which meet us in very different forms, which look somehow harmonious however all. On exactly such forms I would stand.

Ulrich Walter, astronaut

I have deliberately left Sylvester and Julia's appearances to the reader's imagination.

Mary Wesley, novelist

'What's My Line' 1971 was a magical experience as I was still in my teens, and it was my first appearance. You know how they say you never forget 'your first'!

Randy West, entertainer

Also at the top of the list was my three day appearance on 'Press Your Luck'. In addition to the intense competition of each of those games, it slowly started to dawn on me in the minutes between tapings that I was winning some serious money.

Randy West, entertainer

As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock, I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things. Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand the internal energy of the stone.

Andy Goldsworthy, artist

One of the local reporters assured me Garrison would put in an appearance for the cross-examination, but as the courtroom settled down and the rear doors were closed, there was no sign of him.

James Kirkwood, playwright

On some level any appearance on Television can be seen as a product endorsement.

Marc Maron, entertainer

The tree was evidently aged, from the size of its stem. It was about six feet high, the branches came out from the stem in a regular and symmetrical manner, and it had all the appearance of a tree in miniature.

Robert Fortune, scientist

I think he could have made most of the trips and gone to most of the fund-raisers if he would have avoided the partisan rhetoric and talked to the country as President in each of these appearances rather than to the narrow partisan audiences.

Robert Teeter, politician

Another thing: despite my youthful appearance, I am quite capable of making decisions.

Lara St. John, musician

The country up here is beautiful; everything green and pleasant; and if you saw it now, you would not believe that in two months' time it could have such a parched and barren appearance as it will then assume.

William John Wills, scientist

I make personal appearances around the country. I'm starting a book tour now, and I may be coming to Toronto with the Learning Annex, which I'm doing all through the United States, so that may come up just before Christmas.

Burt Ward, actor

But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field - to enhance their physical appearance.

Bo Jackson, athlete

I thought that I held the record of most appearances on the Bob Hope Show, but I think - It's Brooke Shields.

Tony Randall, actor

I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.

Alexander Fleming, scientist

The external appearance of any construction projects that are created during the time of the National Socialist Reich must take on the sensibility of our time.

Fritz Todt, soldier

Well unfortunately I didn't work with Andre much. But rap is a strong presence in the culture and anyone is going to grateful for its appearance, grateful for any kind of music that has the kind of effect that rap has had on us all.

Harvey Keitel, actor

I then realized my appearance was a bit odd. My right leg was no longer with me. It had caught somewhere in the top of the cockpit as I tried to leave my Spitfire.

Douglas Bader, soldier

Beauty is produced by the pleasing appearance and good taste of the whole, and by the dimensions of all the parts being duly proportioned to each other.

Marcus V. Pollio,

It is true that women tend to be more identified with their bodies because in this crazy world, both men and women measure women's value as human beings in relationship to their physical appearance.

Andrew Cohen, writer

We're not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it's not about appearances. It's about effectiveness.

Katherine Harris, politician

It seems to me that in the western world, culture has something to do with appearance. A person that's out creating good stuff has got to appreciate someone when they take the time to have an appearance that goes with what they're doing.

Ornette Coleman, musician

I love her attitude, but as much as I'd like to bring my medals to a speech or appearance, I never do.

Mary Lou Retton, athlete

Former Olympians also get paid to make appearances. Many of them won their medals in an era when Olympic success didn't go hand-in-hand with financial success.

Mary Lou Retton, athlete

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