ugliness

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on beauty, generosity, health, honor, illness, money, strength, ugliness, weakness, and world

Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by Ezra Taft Benson on confidence, life, ugliness, and world

Be a light unto the world, a standard to others. You can live in the world and not partake of the sins of the world. You can live life joyously, beautifully, unmarred by the ugliness of sin. This is our confidence in you.

Ezra Taft Benson (1899 - 1994)

Source: New Era, June 1986, p. 8.

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A Quote by Eric Hoffer on emptiness, evil, and ugliness

The greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.

Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

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A Quote by Eric Hoffer on emptiness, evil, and ugliness

Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there.

Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

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A Quote by Emily Brontë on good, heart, and ugliness

A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad. . . and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.

Emily Brontë

Source: Nelly, in Wuthering Heights, ch. 7, 1847.

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A Quote by Elie Wiesel on art, death, faith, heresy, indifference, life, love, opposites, and ugliness

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.

Elie Wiesel (1928 -)

Source: New York, Oct.1986

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A Quote by Edna St. Vincent Millay on ugliness

Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand: Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950)

Source: A Few Figs from Thistles, 1920, Second Fig

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A Quote by Clement Greenberg on originality, ugliness, and work

All profoundly original work looks ugly at first.

Clement Greenberg (1909 - 1994)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on ugliness

How like us is that very ugly beast, the monkey. .- Simia quam similis, turpissimus bestia, nobis!

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Baruch Spinoza on beauty, confusion, imagination, nature, order, and ugliness

I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.

Baruch Spinoza (1632 - 1677)

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