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Appearances are deceptive.

Author: Aesop (620-560 BC)

Profession: Greek Fabulist

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.

Author: Aesop (620-560 BC)

Profession: Greek Fabulist

Everybody has that thing where they need to look one way but they come out looking another way and that's what people observe. You see someone on the street and essentially what you notice about them is the flaw. It's just extraordinary that we should have been given these peculiarities. Something is ironic in the world and it has to do with the fact that what you intend never comes out like you intend it.

Author: Diane Arbus (1923-1971)

Profession: American Photographer

Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.

Author: Arthur Ashe (1943-1993)

Profession: African-American Tennis Player

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

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

The non permanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of summer and winter seasons.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

Think not I am what I appear.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.

Author: Raymond Chandler (1888-1959)

Profession: American Author

Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.

Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin (1814-1880)

Profession: American Author, Clergyman

You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.

Author: Herb Cohen


Even I don't wake up looking like Cindy Crawford.

Author: Cindy Crawford (1966)

Profession: American Model, Actress

My breasts are beautiful, and I gotta tell you, they've gotten a lot of attention for what is relatively short screen time.

Author: Jamie Lee Curtis (1958)

Profession: American Actress

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.

Author: Richard C. Cushing (1895-1970)

Profession: American Roman Catholic Cardinal

The most winning woman I ever knew was hanged for poisoning three little children for their insurance-money, and the most repellent man of my acquaintance is a philanthropist who has spent nearly a quarter of a million upon the London poor.

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)

Profession: British Author, ''Sherlock Holmes''

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

Author: Robert C. Edwards