Appearance Quotes

People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.

A fair exterior is a silent recommendation.

Passport pictures are what people really look like.

Things are seldom what they seem, Skim milk masquerades as cream; Highlows pass as patent leathers; Jackdaws strut in peacock’s feathers… Black sheep dwell in every fold; All that glitters is not gold; Storks turn out to be but logs; Bulls are but inflated frogs.

Fashion is a tool… to compete in life outside the home. People like you better, without knowing why, because people always react well to a person they like the looks of.

He looks like he’s been beat through hell with a soot bag.

Advancement often depends not on rightness of action, but on acceptable behavior and image, e.g., self-control, appearance and dress, perception as a team player, style and patron of power. The result of all this is ethical erosion.

You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal – no one will see it. But when a button is missing – everyone sees that.

If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, looks like a duck, it must be a duck.

I don’t seem to have a 20th century face.