Quotes by ugliness

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  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
    Jean Rostand
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    Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
    Doug Horton
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    Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.
  • Plotinus
    Plotinus
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    Being is desirable because it is identical with Beauty, and Beauty is loved because it is Being. We ourselves possess Beauty when we are true to our own being; ugliness is in going over to another order; knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly.
  • O. Sitwell
    O. Sitwell
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    Evil and ugliness are the same thing, and dullness is the mother of both.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
  • Salvador Dali
    Salvador Dali
    Spanish painter 1904 - 1989
    Salvador Dali
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    I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    In an ugly and unhappy world the richest man can purchase nothing but ugliness and unhappiness.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness.
  • It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    It's nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a grace of nature. To become ugly means the beginning of a calamity, self-willed most of the time.
  • Let me look at the foulness and ugliness of my body. Let me see myself as an ulcerous sore running with every horrible and disgusting poison.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness.
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie Wiesel
    Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
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    The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
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