Appearance Quotes

You are only what you are when no one is looking.

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

Outside, among your fellows, among strangers, you must preserve appearances, a hundred things you cannot do, but inside, the terrible freedom!

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.

A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the shepherd and his dogs. But one day it found the skin of a sheep that had been flayed and thrown aside, so it put it on over its own pelt and strolled down among the sheep. The Lamb that […]

“Do you ever notice, after you’ve known someone for a while, how their appearance changes? He can be the handsomest man in the world,” she (Leslie) said, “but he turns plain as popcorn when he has nothing to say. And the plainest man says what matters to him and why he cares and in two […]

There is less in this than meets the eye.

Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not.

Show me a guy who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.

For ’tis in vain to think or guess, At women by appearances.