quote by Saint Peter

What matters is not your outward appearance. . . but your inner disposition. Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle gracious kind that God delights in.

— Saint Peter

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Outward appearance quote As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.

As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.

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

There are more important things than outward appearance.

No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality.

Outward appearance quote Inward dedication magnetizes outward opportunity.

Inward dedication magnetizes outward opportunity.

Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates.

It is not your outward appearance that you should beautify, but your soul, adorning it with good works.

These eyes, tho' clear To outward view of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot, Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, not bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up and steer Right onward.

Outward appearance quote Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him well, he was a perfect gentleman.

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

The cross is like a walnut whose outer rind is bitter, but the inner kernel is pleasant and invigorating. So the cross does not offer any charm of outward appearance, but to the cross-bearer its true character is revealed, and he finds in it the choicest sweets of spiritual peace.

Outward appearance quote Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.

Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.

If one is a greyhound, why try to look like a Pekingese?

Inwardly you are God, outwardly you are a person.

Instead of thinking you are just a person, that appearance, you can awake to the power behind you, the safety within you, the source of inspiration and guidance at the heart of your human life. This enables you to be yourself even more so.

Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.

Outward appearance quote Do not judge by appearances; A rich heart may be under a poor coat.

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

We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.

You can recognize women who are grateful to be a daughter of God by their outward appearance. These women understand their stewardship over their bodies and treat them with dignity.

Conversion does not mean a change of outward appearance;

rather it requires a change of mind and results in a transformed life.

Outward appearance quote When you are grateful fear disappears and abundance appears.

When you are grateful fear disappears and abundance appears.

The LORD sees not as man sees; man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.

By imitating the manners and the mode of life of the West, the Muslims are being gradually forced to adopt the Western moral outlook: for the imitation of outward appearance leads, by degrees, to a corresponding assimilation of the world-view responsible for that appearance.

One's true worth as a human being is not a matter of outward appearance or title, but derives rather from the breadth of one's spirit. Everything comes down to faith and conviction. It is what is in one's heart, and the substance of one's actions that count.

Outward appearance quote We should never judge by appearances .

We should never judge by appearances .

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Conversion must mean more than just being a 'card-carrying' member of the church with a tithing receipt, a membership card, a temple recommend, etc. It means to overcome the tendencies to criticize and to strive continually to improve inward weaknesses and not merely the outward appearances.

Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearances.

Do not be deceived by the outward appearance of age or youth - a new pitcher may be full of good, old wine, while an old one may be totally empty.

Outward appearance quote Judgement prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.

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

True conviction of sin--how difficult it is, when its appearances and modes of life are so fair, when it twines itself so cunningly about, or creeps so insidiously into, our amiable qualities, and sets off its internal disorders by so many outward charms and attractions.

Politeness does not always inspire goodness, equity, complaisance, and gratitude; it gives at least the appearance of these qualities, and makes man appear outwardly, as he should be within.

Imagination is our ability to see inwardly and picture there that which has not yet appeared outwardly. Imagination is God's gift to us.

Outward appearance quote Thing are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the int

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

I have yet to meet a man as fond of high moral conduct as he is of outward appearances.

It's how you look at beauty. Is it only an outward appearance with hair and makeup and a hot body, or is it something deeper than that?

A small step, in the midst of great human limitations, can be more pleasing to God than a life which appears outwardly in order but moves through the day without confronting great difficulties.

Outward appearance quote A sane person to an insane society must appear insane.

A sane person to an insane society must appear insane.

So may the outward shows be least themselves; The world is still deceived with ornament.

It is a difficult matter for man to realize the extreme importance of social discriminations which seem outwardly insignificant but which produce in woman moral and intellectual effects so profound that they appear to spring from her original nature.

All science would be superfluous if the outward appearance and the essence of things directly coincided.

Outward appearance quote We should never judge by appearances.

We should never judge by appearances.

We too, through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection, mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself.

When you wear a mask, it changes your outward appearance, but also has an influence on you, inside.

A sure way of retaining the grace of heaven is to disregard outward appearances, and diligently to cultivate such things as foster amendment of life and fervour of soul, rather than to cultivate those qualities that seem most popular.

It was on the 10th day of May - 1884 - that I confessed to age by mounting spectacles for the first time, and in the same hour I renewed my youth, to outward appearance, by mounting a bicycle for the first time. The spectacles stayed on.

The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts.

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