quote by Hadley Freeman

This is a strange pocket of the western world where it is still deemed utterly acceptable to take smart, successful women and reduce them to beauty pageant contestants.

— Hadley Freeman

Valuable Beauty Contest quotations

Life is not a beauty contest, some [ugly people] are great.

What I hate is nasty, ugly people... the worst is ugly, short men. Women can be short, but for men it is impossible. It is something that they will not forgive in life... they are mean and they want to kill you.


Beauty contest quote Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

Surely these women won't lose any more of their beauty and charm by putting a ballot in a ballot box once a year than they are likely to lose standing in foundries or laundries all year round. There is no harder contest than the contest for bread, let me tell you that.

Beauty contest quote Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
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The Academy Awards are obscene, dirty . . . no better than a beauty contest.

A whopping 89 percent of buyers start their home search online.

How your house looks online is the modern equivalent of 'curb appeal.' Rent a wide-angle lens and good lighting, get rid of your clutter and post at least eight great photos to win the beauty contest.

I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania.


Beauty contest quote Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pret
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.

Despite what the pundits want us to think, contested primaries aren't civil war, they are democracy at work, and that's beautiful.

Would you believe that I once entered a beauty contest? I must have been out of my mind. I not only came in last, I got 361 get-well cards.

Playing guitar is not a beauty contest.

Beauty contest quote Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.
Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.

It's such an honor to be representing the USA in an international beauty contest in spite of all the tragedy that's happened in this country lately. I really hope that this this will raise everybody's spirits a little.

What I hate most in life are people who are not really the peach of the day but who want to be young and sexy. You can fool nobody. There is a moment when you have to accept that somebody else is younger and fresher and hotter. Life is not a beauty contest.


I was in a beauty contest once. I not only came in last, I was hit in the mouth by Miss Congeniality.

Beauty contest quote Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.
Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.

They always say the Miss America Pageant isn't a beauty contest, it's really a scholarship program. If that's the case, why don't we just put all the contestants on 'Jeopardy!' and pick Miss America that way? At least you get the smartest one.

Elections are not a beauty contest. It is all about tolerance.

It used to happen in villages and towns in China that they would have - I guess you'd call them beauty contests - where all of the women of a particular village or town would be seated behind these screens or curtains with only their feet showing.

Beauty contest quote Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people s
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.
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And often it would be a woman who was in her 70s or 80s who would win the beauty contest, because bound feet never age.


I'm not out here to win a beauty contest.

One of the worst things [Donald Trump] said was about a woman in a beauty contest. He loves beauty contests, supporting them and hanging around them. And he called this woman "Miss Piggy." Then he called her "Miss Housekeeping," because she was Latina. Donald, she has a name.

Beauty contest quote A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
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Literature isn't a moral beauty contest.

Its power arises from the authority and audacity with which the impersonation is pulled off; the belief it inspires is what counts.

What is more beautiful than a sea of water with a number of white-winged boats skirting its surface? Poetry and beauty contesting with the wind and the waves!

I know that when a supersexy older girl with hips and breasts and nice hair wants to take off your glasses and to paint you a smoky eye she's merely trying to enroll you in a beauty contest she's already won. It's a kind of slummy, condescending gesture, like when rich people ask poor people where they summer. To me, this smacks of a blatant, insensitive "let them eat cake" type of chauvinism.


Beauty contest quote Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

New Rule: Stop asking Miss USA contestants if they believe in evolution.

It’s not their field. It’s like asking Stephen Hawking if he believes in hair scrunchies. Here’s what they know about: spray tans, fake boobs and baton twirling. Here’s what they don’t know about: everything else. If I cared about the uninformed opinions of some ditsy beauty queen, I’d join the Tea Party.