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  • I think, when I was younger, I believed in - and yearned for - conventional beauty. I thought there was a spectrum from ugly to beautiful, and that you could objectively plot everyone you saw along it. -- Rainbow Rowell
  • It takes a long time to make me beautiful, but it goes fast to make me ugly. -- Stellan Skarsgard
  • It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But... it is better to be good than to be ugly. -- Oscar Wilde
  • I really don't have a problem showing the ugly side of people. If that means my wearing no makeup, that's fine. To me, that's beautiful. -- Amy Ryan
  • What motivates me in art is the ugly and beautiful nature of the truth. It has to be truthful and honest, even if it is ugly and grotesque. -- Corin Nemec
  • Everybody is designing magic iPhone apps that do things that are really, really beautiful, but a really important thing about magic is that the gimmick has to be ugly. -- Penn Jillette
  • Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion. -- Margaret Cho
  • There are no makeovers in my books. The ugly duckling does not become a beautiful swan. She becomes a confident duck able to take charge of her own life and problems. -- Maeve Binchy
  • We physicists know that a beautiful postulate is more likely to be correct than an ugly one. Why not adopt this Postulate of Eternal Life, at least as a working hypothesis? -- Frank Tipler
  • I just think religion is something... It could be a beautiful thing for the individual, but when it becomes organized, that's when religion starts taking a kind of ugly turn to me. -- Daron Malakian
  • I sort of fall in love with every character I do; you have to understand how they became what they've become, whether they're the ugly kind or the very beautiful kinds of characters. -- Sally Hawkins
  • 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
  • You're made to feel ugly, and I made ugly beautiful. Just by sheer persistence. Nobody has the right to say that I am ugly, and I will not be a professional victim, you know. Sorry! -- John Lydon
  • People desire to separate their worlds into polarities of dark and light, ugly and beautiful, good and evil, right and wrong, inside and outside. Polarities serve us in our learning and growth, but as souls we are all. -- Joy Page
  • I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it. -- Oscar Hammerstein II
  • The only thing that matters is to have charm and expression. Then comes that horrible gnawing doubt of our own magnetism. Is it possible that, though we are not lovely, we are not irresistible either? That we will have to go through life belonging neither to the triumphantly beautiful nor to the triumphantly ugly? -- Elizabeth Bibesco
  • A long time ago, I became aware that many of us have a tendency to lump nature into simplistic categories, such as what we consider beautiful or ugly, important or unimportant. As human a thing as that is to do, I think it often leads us to misunderstand the respective roles of life forms and their interconnectedness. -- Gary Larson
  • As ugly an admission as this is, I met my wife at a party, and if I had been to the same party and she were dressed in different clothes, I might never have talked to her. She might have projected something that I found distasteful, even if she otherwise looked exactly the same - a beautiful woman to me. -- James Gray
  • The world is a crazy, beautiful, ugly complicated place, and it keeps moving on from crisis to strangeness to beauty to weirdness to tragedy. The caravan keeps moving on, and the job of the longform writer or filmmaker or radio broadcaster is to stop - is to pause - and when the caravan goes away, that's when this stuff comes. -- David Remnick
  • I think I have great responsibility, and when I do my music, when I try to relate to my audience, I just try to do it in an honest fashion, you know, just try to be as earnest as possible and sometime it may be self-effacing. Sometimes it may be finger-pointing. Sometimes it may be beautiful, and sometime it may be ugly. -- Q-Tip
  • Stay beautiful, keep it ugly -- Gerard Way
  • Gold makes the ugly beautiful. -- Moliere
  • Out of ugly, make something beautiful. -- Johnny Weir
  • Beautiful words are ugly motives best friends. -- Steve Fowler
  • What's the difference between beautiful and ugly? -- Laozi
  • Why do beautiful women love ugly men? -- Jill Lepore
  • Her black is beautiful, his society is ugly. -- Habeeb Akande
  • The ugly can be beautiful. The pretty, never. -- Oscar Wilde
  • Take nothing for granted as beautiful or ugly. -- Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Beautiful. And ugly. The world is always both. -- Ann Aguirre
  • You're the beautiful one. It's society that's ugly. -- Marilyn Monroe
  • One man's "ugly" is another man's "beautiful. -- Sherry Argov
  • Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones. -- Mignon McLaughlin
  • Every girl is beautiful, it's society that's ugly. -- Oliver Sykes
  • A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful. -- Karl Kraus
  • The most beautiful faces have some ugly in them. -- Walter Kirn
  • Chumps prefer a beautiful lie to an ugly truth. -- Iceberg Slim
  • A beautiful product that doesn't work very well is ugly. -- Jonathan Ive
  • Insensitivity makes arrogance ugly; empathy is what makes humility beautiful. -- Renford Reese
  • Swans are majestic, beautiful looking creatures. With really ugly temperaments. -- Michael Gira
  • Knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly. -- Plotinus
  • Art produces ugly things which frequently become beautiful with time. -- Jean Cocteau
  • Love between the ugly, is the most beautiful love of all -- Todd Rundgren
  • The beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand. -- Victor Hugo
  • Know that however ugly the parts appear the whole remains beautiful. -- Robinson Jeffers
  • It is our destiny to be born beautiful into an ugly age. -- Henry Rollins
  • Don't waste your energy on the ugly. Save it for the beautiful. -- Harold Arlen
  • Only that which serves no end is beautiful; everything useful is ugly. -- Theophile Gautier
  • Our music's kind of about taking something ugly and making it beautiful. -- Jerry Cantrell
  • Race cars are neither beautiful nor ugly. They become beautiful when they win. -- Enzo Ferrari
  • Sometimes you have to do something ugly so that something beautiful can grow. -- Cedric Nye
  • It's the beautiful moments like this that make up for the ugly love -- Colleen Hoover
  • It is only very ugly or very beautiful women who ever hide their faces . -- Oscar Wilde
  • There is no such thing as an altogether ugly woman - nor altogether beautiful. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • Telling the truth is a beautiful act even if the truth itself is ugly. -- Glen Duncan
  • No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly. -- Oscar Wilde
  • Every living thing deserves our respect... be it humble or proud, ugly or beautiful. -- Lloyd Alexander
  • Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly. -- Ambrose Bierce
  • Fashion: a beautiful thing that becomes ugly. Art: an ugly thing that becomes beautiful. -- Coco Chanel
  • For me, love must be ugly, looks must be divine, and death must be beautiful. -- Salvador Dali
  • I don't think I am beautiful. I can look good and I can look ugly. -- Penelope Cruz
  • Under the beautiful moonlight, there remains no ugly reality; even muds turn into the diamonds! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
  • The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it. -- Agatha Christie
  • Everyone is born beautiful, some people just let the world turn them into something ugly. -- Wiz Khalifa
  • The strange, unbeautiful face beautiful in its ugliness; the perfect, beautiful face ugly in its perfection. -- Eric Maisel
  • Beautiful objects are wrought by study through effort, but ugly things are reaped automatically without toil. -- Democritus
  • Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact. -- Thomas Huxley
  • I think making things beautiful is important. But often what's first considered ugly is beautiful, too. -- Kiki Smith
  • Fashion is not beautiful, neither is it ugly. Why should it be either? Fashion is fashion. -- Anna Wintour
  • The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. -- Thomas Huxley
  • Whether you are rich or poor, beautiful or ugly, young or old, cancer knows no boundaries. -- Sylvie Meis
  • A book is like a man - clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. -- John Steinbeck
  • You're a quiet, beautiful woman in a loud, ugly place. An orchid among weeds. You define obvious. -- Lynn Viehl
  • I am not beautiful, so I don't know why I'm making myself ugly. But the mustache stays. -- John Hodgman
  • Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. -- Oscar Wilde
  • Fashion often starts off beautiful and becomes ugly, whereas art starts off ugly sometimes and becomes beautiful. -- David Bailey
  • Suppose someone were to say: 'Imagine this butterfly exactly as it is, but ugly instead of beautiful'?! -- Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • The mirror of the heart must be clear, so you can discern the ugly from the beautiful. -- Rumi
  • there was a beautiful princess with a prince kissing her lips only the prince was totally ugly -- Scott Westerfeld
  • And ??classically not beautiful' is a fancy term for saying ugly. And denouncing you. And erasing you. -- Viola Davis
  • It's quite simple: If someone says UR beautiful, believe them. If someone says UR ugly, don't believe them. -- RuPaul
  • Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them. -- Hermann Hesse
  • Does he have ugly hands? Sometimes beautiful people have ugly hands." "No he has kind of amazing hands. -- John Green
  • Very ugly or very beautiful women should be flattered on their understanding, and mediocre ones on their beauty. -- Lord Chesterfield
  • Sometimes you see beautiful people with no brains. Sometimes you have ugly people who are intelligent, like scientists. -- Jose Mourinho
  • Women who are either indisputably beautiful, or indisputably ugly, are best flattered upon the score of their understandings. -- Lord Chesterfield
  • I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares, as opposed to ugly things. That's my intent. -- Saul Bass
  • I'm happy that I have a look, but I don't over-analyse whether or not it's beautiful or ugly. -- Sophie Ellis Bextor
  • I'm happy that I have a look, but I don't over-analyse whether or not it's beautiful or ugly. -- Sophie Ellis Bextor
  • No matter how Beautiful something may seem to be. You do not know the Ugly that lurks inside. -- Darnell Houston
  • Why is art beautiful? Because it's useless. Why is life ugly? Because it's all ends and purposes and intentions. -- Fernando Pessoa
  • Women are strong and fragile. Women are beautiful and ugly. We are soft spoken and loud, all at once. -- Lady Gaga
  • The beautiful are shyer than the ugly, for they move in a world that does not ask for beauty. -- Ned Rorem
  • All things as they move toward God are beautiful, and they are ugly as they move away from Him. -- Aiden Wilson Tozer
  • So please don't judge me and I won't judge you 'cause it could get ugly before it gets beautiful. -- Chris Brown
  • Thou art beautiful because God created thee, but thou art a slave to sin... wickedness has made you ugly. -- George MacDonald
  • A beautiful woman can make herself look ugly in the eyes of a man if she is very insecure. -- Sherry Argov
  • Now I know the full power of evil. It makes ugliness seem beautiful and goodness seem ugly and weak. -- August Strindberg
  • God never made an ugly landscape. All that sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild. -- John Muir
  • Equality of Ugliness: If we can't all live in a beautiful place we must all live in an ugly place. -- Theodore Dalrymple
  • Don't ever let a guy make you feel ugly, cause no matter what... you're beautiful with him or without him. -- Wiz Khalifa
  • This ugly duckling investment will likely need time - quarters, or even years - to blossom into a beautiful swan. -- Barry Ritholtz
  • A man can forgive all manner of faults in beautiful women that in ugly men he find entirely beyond sufferance -- Joe Abercrombie
  • I don't like losing. I like winning. I don't like to lose beautiful matches. I like to win ugly ones. -- Ernests Gulbis
  • See with the eyes of love and a thing becomes beautiful. See with the eyes of hate and things are ugly. -- Joy Cowley
  • the worship of beauty is to me a religion. Nothing bad was ever truly beautiful; nothing good is ever really ugly. -- Florence L. Barclay
  • Fashion is what seems beautiful now but looks ugly later; art can be ugly at first but it becomes beautiful later. -- Mona Simpson
  • Beauty is a fact, and it can change with time. Something ugly in the morning can become beautiful in the evening. -- Will Alsop
  • Never marry a beautiful woman. A beautiful woman will leave you. An ugly woman will leave you, too, but so what? -- Rick Majerus
  • I am not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But,listed separately, I have a few good features. -- Audrey Hepburn
  • What every man should desire is an ugly woman with a beautiful heart, not a beautiful woman with an ugly heart. -- Michael Bassey Johnson
  • Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves. -- Drew Barrymore
  • People are like moths. First they are ugly and awkward, until they break out of their shell and become a beautiful butterfly. -- Drew Barrymore
  • A man's ignorance sometimes is not only useful, but beautiful-while his knowledge, so called, is oftentimes worse than useless, besides being ugly. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • Only the beautiful can acknowledge all that is beautiful, and only the ugly can acknowledge all that is ugly as being beautiful. -- Suzy Kassem
  • When people see some things as beautiful,other things become ugly.When people see some things as good,other things become bad. -- Lao Tzu
  • You must let what happens happen. Everything must be equal in your eyes, good and evil, beautiful and ugly, foolish and wise. -- Michael Ende
  • While "cute" is hopelessly anchored to the Teletubby ideal, "ugly" is free to take infinite varieties. In this way, ugly is beautiful... -- Jim Toomey
  • The learned are envied by the foolish; rich men by the poor; chaste women by adulteresses; and beautiful ladies by ugly ones. -- Chanakya
  • If you tell an ugly woman that she is beautiful, you offer her the great homage of corrupting the concept of beauty. -- Ayn Rand
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