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Do not hold everything as gold which shines like gold.

Do not hold everything as gold which shines like gold.

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Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride. - Lacon, 1825.

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride. - Lacon, 1825.

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Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the read more

Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.

by Guy Debord Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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By outward show let's not be cheated;
An ass should like an ass be treated.

By outward show let's not be cheated;
An ass should like an ass be treated.

by John Gay Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.

People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.

by Alice Walker Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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There is no course of life so weak and sottish as that which is managed by order, method, and discipline.

There is no course of life so weak and sottish as that which is managed by order, method, and discipline.

by Paula Poundstone Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance. - read more

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance. - The Art of Worldy Wisdom, 1647.

by Baltasar Gracian Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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To be rather than to seem.
[Lat., Esse quam videri.]

To be rather than to seem.
[Lat., Esse quam videri.]

by Aeschylus Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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Style is the dress of thoughts; and let them be ever so just, if your style is homely, coarse, and read more

Style is the dress of thoughts; and let them be ever so just, if your style is homely, coarse, and vulgar, they will appear to as much disadvantage, and be as ill received, as your person, though ever so well-proportioned, would if dressed in rags, dirt, and tatters.

by Lord Chesterfield Found in: Appearance Quotes,
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