Quotations on Appearance

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Another thing: despite my youthful appearance, I am quite capable of making decisions.
- Lara St. John
(Keywords: Appearance, Decisions)

My appearance was always good and my ability to play on the piano, especially ragtime, which was then at the height of its vogue, made me a welcome guest.
- James Weldon Johnson
(Keywords: Ability, Appearance, Guest, Play)

I make appearance at local park and recreation agencies when the program starts, when they have the qualifying meets at the local levels. Then I try to go to the regional competitions, and of course I'm there in Hershey, Pa., in August for the North American final.
- Rafer Johnson
(Keywords: American, Appearance, Recreation)

We too, through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection, mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself.
- Leon Jouhaux
(Keywords: Knowledge, Appearance, Reflection)

The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance of being infinite.
- Franz Kafka
(Keywords: Life, Appearance, Being, Fact, Infinite)

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
(Keywords: Music, Work, Appearance, Culture, Effect, Rap)

A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness, in fact he creates new appearances of things.
- Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
(Keywords: Appearance, Fact)

The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.
- Michael Korda
(Keywords: Work, Appearance, Fool, World)

But quite honestly, personally, I was much more concerned - I mean, there's not much I can do about my appearance obviously other than spending four hours in hair and makeup.
- Diane Kruger
(Keywords: Appearance, Hair, Makeup)

I want the privilege of guiding the arrows of my children and giving them the exhortations that can shoot them into the high place.
- Charles Lamb
(Keywords: Beauty, Soul, Belief, Possibility, Appearance, Body, Error)

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.
- Christopher Lasch
(Keywords: Success, Appearance, Nothing)

We must, however, note that what are usually called the high religions made their appearance within about twenty-five hundred years - most of them within fifteen hundred years.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Keywords: Appearance, Years)

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
(Keywords: Life, Appearance, Woman)

The one appearance that I made for President Kennedy, he, as I understand, had his choice or was asked to make a list of the people he would like to have perform, and I was fortunate enough to be one of them.
- Julie London
(Keywords: People, Appearance, Choice, President)

He was a horse of goodly countenance, rather expressive of vigilance than fire; though an unnatural appearance of fierceness was thrown into it by the loss of his ears, which had been cropped pretty close to his head.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Keywords: Appearance, Fire, Loss, Pretty, Vigilance)

But it is true that sometimes an enveloping darkness aids one to clearer vision; as in a panorama building, for example, where the obscurity about the entrance prepares one better for the climax, and gives the scene depicted a more real and vivid appearance.
- Pierre Loti
(Keywords: Vision, Appearance, Building, Darkness, Example, Obscurity)

Improved turnout will give parliament and government the appearance of being more legitimate.
- Peter Lynch
(Keywords: Government, Appearance, Being, Parliament, Will)

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
(Keywords: Life, Appearance, Curiosity)

Even when Darwin's teaching first made its appearance, it became clear at once that its scientific, materialist core, its teaching concerning the evolution of living nature, was antagonistic to the idealism that reigned in biology.
- Trofim Lysenko
(Keywords: Nature, Appearance, Evolution, First, Idealism, Living, Teaching)

I have never known a really chic woman whose appearance was not, in large part, an outward reflection of her inner self.
- Mainbocher
(Keywords: Appearance, Reflection, Self, Woman)

Possibly because I grew up not feeling very confident about my own physical appearance, I developed internal devices so that I could integrate into society.
- Shirley Manson
(Keywords: Society, Appearance, Feeling)

Today we are searching for things in nature that are hidden behind the veil of appearance... We look for and paint this inner, spiritual side of nature.
- Franz Marc
(Keywords: Nature, Appearance, Spiritual, Today)

On some level any appearance on Television can be seen as a product endorsement.
- Marc Maron
(Keywords: Appearance, Television)

Haldeman is the only man in America in this generation who let his hair grow for a courtroom appearance.
- Mary McGrory
(Keywords: America, Appearance, Hair, Man)

However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.
- Kate Millett
(Keywords: Power, Appearance, Culture, Ideology, May, Present)

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
(Keywords: Car, Time, Appearance, canal, states, United)

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
(Keywords: Work, Truth, Appearance, Man)

When the cinematograph first made its appearance, we were told that the days of the ordinary theatre were numbered.
- Ivor Novello
(Keywords: Appearance, First, Theatre)

Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
- George Orwell
(Keywords: Appearance, Language, Lies, Murder, Sound, Wind)

First appearance deceives many.
- Ovid
(Keywords: Appearance, First)

Neglect of appearance becomes men.
- Ovid
(Keywords: Men, Appearance, Neglect)

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
- Thomas Paine
(Keywords: Habit, Appearance, Being, Right, Thinking, Wrong)

Things are not always as they seem; the first appearance deceives many.
- Phaedrus
(Keywords: Appearance, First)

There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.
- Zebulon Pike
(Keywords: Men, Power, Impression, Appearance, Force)

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
(Keywords: Beauty, Appearance, Being, Taste)

A lot of women are turned off by the physical appearance of some of the first feminists.
- Helen Reddy
(Keywords: Women, Appearance, First)

As an actor, particularly because I'm - I would call myself a character actor. I change my look, my physical appearance and my body, my hair color, my whatever all the time for a role.
- Lynn Redgrave
(Keywords: Change, Time, Character, Actor, Appearance, Body, Hair)

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
(Keywords: Love, Attitude, Appearance, Speech)

I don't think people were betting on me, but they were giving me a chance. I think I rode a wave there, by being different in appearance than the girls who preceded me.
- Elisabeth Rohm
(Keywords: People, Appearance, Being, Chance, Girls, Giving)

Comparison of statements made at different periods frequently enable us to give maximal and minimal dates to the appearance of a cultural element or to assign the time limits to a movement of population.
- Edward Sapir
(Keywords: Time, Appearance, Limits, Population)

Appearance rules the world.
- Friedrich Schiller
(Keywords: Appearance, Rules, World)

Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Keywords: Imagination, Character, Appearance, Divinity, Wit, Witty)

The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Truth, Appearance, Discovery, Error, Opinion, Prejudice, Present, Weakness)

My first appearance as a guest on The Tonight Show was in '81.
- Garry shandling
(Keywords: Appearance, First, Guest)

Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
- Bishop Robert South
(Keywords: Art, Appearance, Disguise, Mirth, Spirit, World)

No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
- Charles Spurgeon
(Keywords: Wealth, Appearance, Poor)

The seeming antagonism between capital and labor is the result of deceptive appearance.
- Leland Stanford
(Keywords: Appearance, Labor, Result)

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
(Keywords: Men, Actions, Appearance, Compliment, Humanity, Will)

I did a guest appearance on The Practice and loved it.
- Sharon Stone
(Keywords: Appearance, Guest, Practice)

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
(Keywords: Education, Money, People, Attitude, Appearance, Circumstances, Past, Skill)



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