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American Pastor, writer
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.
English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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 1759-1805
Appearance rules the world.
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
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
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
First appearance deceives many.Source: Phaedrus
American writer and playwright 1897-1975
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.
American actor 1990-
Society puts so much emphasis on outer appearance, but being confident in yourself and not letting others' opinions affect you is pretty amazing.
Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
English actor 1914-2000
An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego.
American author, teacher, adventurer 1955-
And then there's also this element of - some people would describe it as spirits or a presence that appears when things are very difficult, physically and emotionally. You know, when you're really putting out. So the third man aura is sort of an appearance. It's the yeti.
British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist 1956-
As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock, I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things. Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand the internal energy of the stone.
English writer 1894-1963
At their first appearance innovators have always been derided as fools and mad men.
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