To be a well-favoured man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.
Real men laugh at opposition; real men smile when enemies appear.
Why do people respect the package rather than the man?
Michel de Montaigne
Beauty is the highest of all these occult influences, the quality of appearances that thru' the sense wakeneth spiritual emotion in the mind of man.
I don't mind doing occasional guest appearances on shows, but I have other things I'd like to do in my life now.
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.
I do not think I had ever seen a nastier-looking man. Under the black hat, when I had first seen them, the eyes had been those of an unsuccessful rapist.
A little man often cast a long shadow.
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the fa?ade of his appearance.
Every person is responsible for his own looks after 40.
The Lord prefers common looking people. That is why he made so many of them.
Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee.
I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling.
For the eye is always in search of beauty, and if we do not gratify its desire for pleasure by a proportionate enlargement in these measures, and thus make compensation for ocular deception, a clumsy and awkward appearance will be presented to the beholder.
Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints.
It was mathematics, the non-empirical science par excellence, wherein the mind appears to play only with itself, that turned out to be the science of sciences, delivering the key to those laws of nature and the universe that are concealed by appearances.
I am a fighter. I believe in that which is right, and the truth is, I have been the Lone Ranger for the past thirty years and I will not give up the fight. I love my public and I'll fight for you. I'll continue to make personal appearances for my thousands of fans.
Political economy came into being as a natural result of the expansion of trade, and with its appearance elementary, unscientific huckstering was replaced by a developed system of licensed fraud, an entire science of enrichment.
We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.
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