Ugliness Quotes

In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness

Unknown

Societies can be sunk by the weight of buried ugliness.

Daniel Goleman

Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.

Ouida

Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent.

Sharon Tate

Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.

Douglas Horton

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.

Jean Rostand

Moderate religious people may of course express distaste for such violence, pretending that the clear calls for grotesque and violent behaviour in their sacred book aren't there and cherry-picking the 'nice bits', but they are still guilty of not opening up the subject of belief to rational discourse, and in doing so are part of the machinery that leads to all the ugliness caused by fundamentalism.

Derren Victor Brown

I love it when ugliness is beautiful. I love character flaws.

Marcia Gay Harden

Now I know the full power of evil. It makes ugliness seem beautiful and goodness seem ugly and weak.

August Strindberg

Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.

Oscar Wilde

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.

Salvador Dali

Envy has the ugliness of a trapped rat that has gnawed its own foot in its effort to escape.

Angus Wilson

Beauty and ugliness disappear equally under the wrinkles of age; one is lost in them the other hidden

Jonathan Petit Senn

We believe that ugliness begets ugliness and that nature's beauty, once destroyed, may never be restored by the artifice of man.

Carl Carmer†

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.

Elie Wiesel

There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough

Josh Billings

There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough.

Josh Billings

We haven't accepted we can't really believe that the most characteristic product of our age of scientific miracles is junk, but that is so. And we still think and behave as though we face an unspoiled continent, with thousands of acres of living space for every man. We still sing "America the Beautiful" as though we had not created in it, by strenuous effort, at great expense, and with dauntless self-praise, an unprecedented ugliness.

Wendell Berry

Gold gives an appearance of beauty even to ugliness: But with poverty everything becomes frightful.

Nicolas Boileau-Despraux

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