appearance Quotes

Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.

Benjamin Franklin

How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the inside of us.


Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.

Henry Ward Beecher

Appearances are not held to be a clue to the truth. But we seem to have no other.

Ivy Compton-Burnett

The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.

Daniel Webster

When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearanceţ

Victor Borge

Keep looking below surface appearances. Don't shrink from doing so just because you might not like what you find.

Colin Powell

First appearance deceives many.


It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances

Oscar Wilde

It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.


Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.

Samuel Butler, Erewhon

Beware so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance

Jean de La Fontaine

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

Christopher Lasch

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.

Thomas Paine

The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself.

Fran┴ois de la Rochefoucauld

For the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearance, as though they were realities and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are

Niccolo Machiavelli

The cat is the mirror of his human's mind...the dog mirrors his human's physical appearance.

Winifred Carriere

What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which music puts upon them, and recited in simple prose


Our upriser is The Mahdi, who should be waited for in his absence, and obeyed in his appearance. He is the third of my sons.

Muhammad ibn Al_al Taqi

Modern society is too quick to judge people on their appearances. There is not much you can do about it; it is the way they think; it is the way they are. But maybe this could teach them a lesson, or set an example.

Susan Boyle

Little did the artist know, who neglected his appearance in favor of his work, that the years would produce a breed that spent hours meticulously acquiring a neglected look to appear like an artist.

Vanna Bonta

The painter's portrait and the physicist's explanation are both rooted in reality, but they have been changed by the painter or the physicist into something more subtly imagined than the photographic appearance of things.

Jacob Bronowski

My advice to actresses is don't worry about your looks. The very thing that makes you unhappy in your appearance may be the one thing to make you a star.

Estelle Winwood

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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