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English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809+1
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right
American Pastor, writer+1
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.
Commerce is one of the daughters of Fortune, inconsistent and deceitful as her mother. she chooses her residence where she is least expected, and shifts her home when in appearance she seems firmly settled.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+1
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side.
English writer 1707-1754+1
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
American writer and playwright 1897-1975+1
It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves.
Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-19990
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 façade of his appearance.
English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-18090
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.
Friedrich von Schiller
German poet 1759-18050
Appearance rules the world.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-18320
Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of which is visible in a thousand different utterances of the creative mind, and is as various as nature herself.
Jean de la Fontaine
French writer 1621-16950
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-19840
Chance does not speak essentially through words nor can it be seen in their convolution. It is the eruption of language, its sudden appearance. It's not a night twinkle with stars, an illuminated sleep, nor a drowsy vigil. It is the very edge of consciousness.
American statesman and physicist 1706-17900
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC0
First appearance deceives many.
Food, one assumes, provides nourishment; but Americans eat it fully aware that small amounts of poison have been added to improve its appearance and delay its putrefaction.