quote by John Evelyn

Chestnuts are delicacies for princes and a lusty and masculine food for rusticks, and able to make women well-complexioned.

— John Evelyn

Jaw-dropping Complexion quotations

I need sex for a clear complexion, but I'd rather do it for love.

White lies always introduce others of a darker complexion.

There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.

I hope you have lost your good looks, for while they last any fool can adore you, and the adoration of fools is bad for the soul. No, give me a ruined complexion and a lost figure and sixteen chins on a farmyard of Crow's feet and an obvious wig. Then you shall see me coming out strong.

Please stop using the word "Negro."... We are the only human beings in the world with fifty-seven variety of complexions who are classed together as a single racial unit. Therefore, we are really truly colored people, and that is the only name in the English language which accurately describes us.

City lights shine bright on my complexion, Self-reflection.

..red hairs flashing at the intersection. Life is a green light, one star, no script, Supporting actors...fresh peaches, no pit.

There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.

The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much.

None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin.

This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.

No one color can describe the various and varied complexions in our group.

They range from the deep black to the fairest white with all the colors of the rainbow thrown in for good measure. When twenty or thirty of us meet, it is as hard to find three or four with the same complexion as it would be catch greased lightning in a bottle.

I know that my Redeemer lives. Thank God I love humanity, complexion doesn't interest me one single a bit.

We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising.

I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.

Courage, my boy! that is the complexion of virtue.

We are not our brother’s keeper we are our brother and we are our sister.

We must look past complexion and see community.

The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.

If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk to her! And what you will find is that there has been a suffering, that at some time she has left herself for hanging dead.

Good humor, like the jaundice, makes every one of its own complexion.

I am apt to suspect the Negroes to be naturally inferior to the Whites.

There scarcely ever was a civilization of their complexion, nor even any individual, eminent either in action or speculation.

But for real, for me, I feel like with the red lipstick thing it all depends on the pair of complexion. I'm just being for real. You have to be fair skinned to get away with that.

In far from equilibrium conditions, the concept of probability that underlies Boltzmann's order principle is no longer valid if the structures we observe do not correspond to a maximum of complexions

Nearly all the Gauls are of a lofty stature, white, and of ruddy complexion;

terrible from the sternness of their eyes, very quarrelsome, and of great pride and insolence. A whole troop of foreigners would not be able to withstand a single Gaul if he called his wife to his assistance, who is usually very strong, and with blue eyes

Nobody will laugh long who deals much with opium: its pleasures even are of a grave and solemn complexion.

All of our actions take their hue from the complexion of the heart, as landscapes their variety from light.

We must be courteous to a man as we are to a picture, which we are willing to give the advantage of a good light.

The American Race is marked by a brown complexion; long, black, lank hair; and deficient beard.

Certain shades of limelight wreck a girl's complexion.

The mind does not take its complexion from the skin.

People bring to what they see and feel, the inner weather of their souls and complexion of their minds.

We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising.

Get over the feeling that the two words don’t go together - women and power.

The fact is, if we don’t put the two together, and don’t understand how power changes complexion in the hands of women, then we’re not going to make it.

Souls have complexions too: what will suit one will not suit another

Negroes just can't judge each other according to color, because we are all colors, all complexions.

Will posterity believe that, while the Press has swarmed with inflammatory productions that tend to prove the blessing of theoretical confusion and speculative licentiousness, not one writer of talent has been employed to refute and confound the fashionable doctrines, nor the least care taken to disseminate works of another complexion.

A sad, wise valor is the brave complexion.