Quotes about Appearance

The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, while the heart of the fool is in the house of entertainment. •Bible Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat. •Gaelic Proverb There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect. •Gilbert K. Chesterton If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart. •Arabian Proverb The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. •Benjamin Franklin See with your mind, hear with your heart. •Kurdish Proverb Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together. •David Hare Were it not for hope the heart would break.

Fitz-Greene Bible

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

Unattributed Aristotle

The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.

Cesare Lombroso

The world rewards the appearance of merit oftener than merit itself. [Fr., Le monde recompense plus souvent les apparences de merite que le merite meme.]

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

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

François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today: how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably together?

Clyde Kluckhohn

Food, one assumes, provides nourishment; but Americans eat it fully aware that small amounts of poison have been added to improve its appearance and delay its putrefaction.

Katherine Cebrian

Men's minds are as variant as their faces. Where the motives of their actions are pure, the operation of the former is no more to be imputed to them as a crime, than the appearance of the latter; for both, being the work of nature, are alike unavoidable.

George Washington

Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin.

Mary Baker Eddy

The appearance of things change according to the emotions and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves. -Kahlil Gilbran.

Kahlil Gilbran

...the ultimate decision about what is accepted as right and wrong will be made not by individual human wisdom but by the disappearance of the groups that have adhered to the "wrong" beliefs.

F.a. Hayek

Gold gives an appearance of beauty even to ugliness: but with poverty everything becomes frightful. [Fr., L'or meme a la laideur donne un teint de beaute: Mais tout devient affreux avec la pauvrete.]

Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

And as for their appearances, they four had one likeness, as if a wheel had been in the midst of a wheel.


...the ultimate decision about what is accepted as right and wrong will be made not by individual human wisdom but by the disappearance of the groups that have adhered to the "wrong" beliefs.

F.a. Hayek

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

The number is certainly the cause. The apparent disorder augments the grandeur, for the appearance of care is highly contrary to our ideas of magnificence. Besides, the stars lie in such apparent confusion, as makes it impossible on ordinary occasion to reckon them. This gives them the advantage of a sort of infinity.

Edmund Burke

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. •George S. Patton Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful. •Benjamin Disraeli Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. •William Feather All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. •Mark Twain The reward of a thing well done is having done it. •Ralph Waldo Emerson It takes time to succeed because success is merely the natural reward of taking time to do anything well. •Joseph Ross Success is getting what you want, and happiness is wanting what you get. •Dave Gardner If at first you don't succeed, assassinate everyone who knows you failed. •Anonymous The secret of success is this: there is no secret of success. •Elbert Hubbard Success is determined by those whom prove the impossible, possible. •James W. Pence The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. •Vince Lombardi or •Donald Kendall The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. Irving Berlin The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed. •Nelson Boswell The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made. •Jean Giraudoux I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. •Bill Cosby Why be a man when you can be a success? •Bertold Brecht For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. •Richard Feynman Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.

George S. Patton

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.

Thomas Paine

The common practice of keeping up appearances with society is a mere selfish struggle of the vain with the vain.

John Ruskin

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