Quotes by appearance
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Friedrich von Schiller
German poet 1759-1805
Appearance rules the world.
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.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
First appearance deceives many.Source: Phaedrus
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.
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.
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.
Jean de la Fontaine
French writer 1621-1695
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
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.
American writer 1934-
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.
American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
If I feel good about my parenting, I have no interest in judging other people's choices. If I feel good about my body, I don't go around making fun of other people's weight or appearance. We're hard on each other because we're using each other as a launching pad out of our own perceived deficiency.
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.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.
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.
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