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"What's the difference between beautiful and ugly?" - Laozi

"Beautiful. And ugly. The world is always both." - Ann Aguirre

"Fashion often starts off beautiful and becomes ugly, whereas art starts off ugly sometimes and becomes beautiful." - David Bailey

"Only the beautiful can acknowledge all that is beautiful, and only the ugly can acknowledge all that is ugly as being beautiful." - Suzy Kassem

"Stay beautiful, keep it ugly" - Gerard Way

"Gold makes the ugly beautiful." - Moliere

"A book is like a man - clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly." - John Steinbeck

"I don't think I am beautiful. I can look good and I can look ugly." - Penelope Cruz

"For me, love must be ugly, looks must be divine, and death must be beautiful." - Salvador Dali

"So that what is a beautiful woman on top ends in a black and ugly fish." - Horace

"The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it." - Agatha Christie

"Our music's kind of about taking something ugly and making it beautiful." - Jerry Cantrell

"But you're beautiful, and the beautiful should be given whatever they want." "Hey, what about the ugly ones?" "The ugly ones." She poked her tongue out. "It's their fault if their ugly. They're to be blamed, not pitied." - Hanif Kureishi

"Out of ugly, make something beautiful." - Johnny Weir

"The beautiful remains so in ugly surroundings." - Malcolm De Chazal

"Beautiful words are ugly motives best friends." - Steve Fowler

"Why do beautiful women love ugly men?" - Jill Lepore

"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

"Only the beautiful can acknowledge all that is beautiful, and only the ugly can acknowledge all that is ugly as being beautiful. Beauty is in the heart of the beholder." - Suzy Kassem

"I think I can be beautiful with all the little stuff done, and I can be ugly. A lot of attractive actresses can't be ugly." - Juliette Lewis

"Fashion: a beautiful thing that becomes ugly. Art: an ugly thing that becomes beautiful." - Coco Chanel

"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

"Women are strong and fragile. Women are beautiful and ugly. We are soft spoken and loud, all at once." - Lady Gaga

"And "classically not beautiful" is a fancy term for saying ugly. And denouncing you. And erasing you." - Viola Davis

"And 'classically not beautiful' is a fancy term for saying ugly. And denouncing you. And erasing you." - Viola Davis

"Now I know the full power of evil. It makes ugliness seem beautiful and goodness seem ugly and weak." - August Strindberg

"Why is art beautiful? Because it's useless. Why is life ugly? Because it's all ends and purposes and intentions." - Fernando Pessoa

"Very ugly or very beautiful women should be flattered on their understanding, and mediocre ones on their beauty." - Lord Chesterfield

"So please don't judge me and I won't judge you 'cause it could get ugly before it gets beautiful." - Chris Brown

"All things as they move toward God are beautiful, and they are ugly as they move away from Him." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I have never seen a beautiful painting of a beautiful woman. But you can take an ugly woman and make a beautiful painting of her. It is the painting itself that should be beautiful." - Max Ernst

"I remember growing up and hearing the word "ugly" a lot. "I'm ugly." "She ugly." "He ugly." I hated it then, and I hate it now. I go past physical beauty; I tell people they have a beautiful spirit and that is something different." - Jamel Shabazz

"Every girl is beautiful, it's society that's ugly." - Oliver Sykes

"Art produces ugly things which frequently become beautiful with time." - Jean Cocteau

"The ugly can be beautiful. The pretty, never." - Oscar Wilde

"Swans are majestic, beautiful looking creatures. With really ugly temperaments." - Michael Gira

"Take nothing for granted as beautiful or ugly." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"Chumps prefer a beautiful lie to an ugly truth." - Iceberg Slim

"The most beautiful faces have some ugly in them." - Walter Kirn

"You're the beautiful one. It's society that's ugly." - Marilyn Monroe

"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

"Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful." - Karl Kraus

"A friend of mine says his two favorite artists are Picasso and Rembrandt. Picasso because he paints the beautiful in such an ugly fashion. And Rembrandt because he paints the ugly so beautifully." - Anna Torv

"Do you know how an ugly woman feels? Do you know what it is to be ugly all your life and inside to feel that you are beautiful? It is very rare." - Ernest Hemingway

"There is nothing ugly; I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful." - John Constable

"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

"To have money is to be virtuous, honest, beautiful and witty And to be without is to be ugly and boring and stupid and useless." - Jean Giraudoux

"To have money is to be virtuous, honest, beautiful and witty. And to be without is to be ugly and boring and stupid and useless." - Jean Giraudoux

"the beautiful are found in the edge of a room crumpled into spiders and needles and silence and we can never understand why they left,they were so beautiful. they dont make it, the beautiful die young and leave the ugly to their ugly lives." - Charles Bukowski

"I've spent so much time feeling ugly and being treated as ugly as a result. But I changed my attitude and said, "I'm beautiful because I love everybody as much as I can. I'm beautiful because I have wonderful friends. And I'm beautiful because I say I am. I've earned it, and I'm gonna be it." - Margaret Cho

"I've spent so much time feeling ugly and being treated as ugly as a result. But I changed my attitude and said, "I'm beautiful because I love everybody as much as I can. I'm beautiful because I have wonderful friends. And I'm beautiful because I say I am. I"ve earned it, and I'm gonna be it." - Margaret Cho

"Beautiful is he who recognizes what is truly beautiful even if the surface is ugly. Truthful is he who says what is true even if the truth is ugly. Ugly is he who measures beauty by its exterior without first weighing the interior. And ugly is the man who judges harshly what he sees looking out without first judging what he sees in the mirror." - Suzy Kassem

"You must let what happens happen. Everything must be equal in your eyes, good and evil, beautiful and ugly, foolish and wise." - Michael Ende

"Wealth makes an ugly person beautiful to look on and an incoherent speech eloquent; and wealth alone can enjoy pleasure even in sickness and can conceal its miseries." - Sophocles

"She was ugly from the front, and I said ugly, ugly, ugly, ugly, ugly. Well, I could handle it behind her." - Lyle Lovett

"Moderation sees itself as beautiful; it is unaware that in the eye of the immoderate it appears black and sober and consequently ugly-looking." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"black isn't beautiful and it isn't ugly - black is! It's not kinky hair and it's not straight hair - it just is." - Gloria Naylor

"People are like moths. First they are ugly and awkward, until they break out of their shell and become a beautiful butterfly." - Drew Barrymore

"Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves." - Drew Barrymore

"A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly." - Thomas Hardy

"I just think of things as beautiful or not. Can't you understand? I don't think of good or bad. Just of beautiful or ugly. I think a lot of nice things are ugly and a lot of nasty things are beautiful." - John Fowles

"It could be so beautiful here if the Americans themselves had not made it so ugly with their big buildings, their millions of cars, and noise ..." - Greta Garbo

"Optimism, n. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the bad, and everything right that is wrong." - Ambrose Bierce

"The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly." - James A Baldwin

"The learned are envied by the foolish; rich men by the poor; chaste women by adulteresses; and beautiful ladies by ugly ones." - Chanakya

"I'm a naturist at heart. I love being on beaches where everyone is naked. Ugly young people, beautiful old people, whatever. It's so unsexual and so liberating...." - Helen Mirren

"A green economy begins to replace some of the clunking and chugging of ugly machines with the wise effort of beautiful, skilled people. That means more jobs." - Van Jones

"The real connoisseurs in art are those who make people accept as beautiful something everybody used to consider ugly, by revealing and resuscitating the beauty in it." - Jules de Goncourt

"A beautiful smile is to the female countenance what the sunbeam is to the landscape; it embellishes an inferior face and redeems an ugly one." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Brooklyn has a bit of everything - some of the most beautiful things in America, and some of the most wretched, ugly, impoverished things." - Paul Auster

"I've always maintained that the only things to uphold are the good, the true and the beautiful. We have to reject what's ugly." - Imelda Marcos

"What beastly incidents our memories insist on cherishing - the ugly and disgusting - the beautiful things we have to keep diaries to remember." - Eugene O'Neill

"Understand this, I mean to arrive at the truth. The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it." - Agatha Christie

"Beauty is a fact, and it can change with time. Something ugly in the morning can become beautiful in the evening." - Will Alsop

"A rhinoceros is as ugly as a human being, and it too is going to die, but at least it never thinks that it is beautiful." - Peter S Beagle

"The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly." - James Baldwin

"Time is a beautiful thing. It's like when you meet an old lover on the street six years later and they don't look so ugly anymore." - Sarah Mclachlan

"Florida is a strange place: hot, beautiful, ugly. I love it here, and how nothing makes sense but still, somehow, there is a rhythm." - Roxane Gay

"What beastly incidents our memories insist on cherishing, the ugly, and the disgusting; the beautiful things we have to keep diaries to remember." - Eugene O'Neill

"I think making things beautiful is important. But often what's first considered ugly is beautiful, too." - Kiki Smith

"Race cars are neither beautiful nor ugly. They become beautiful when they win." - Enzo Ferrari

"The strange, unbeautiful face beautiful in its ugliness; the perfect, beautiful face ugly in its perfection." - Eric Maisel

"...[K]now that however ugly the parts appear the whole remains beautiful. A severed hand Is an ugly thing, and man dissevered from the earth and stars and his history... for contemplation or in fact... Often appears atrociously ugly. Integrity is wholeness, the greatest beauty is Organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe...." - Robinson Jeffers

"...Know that however ugly the parts appear the whole remains beautiful. A severed hand Is an ugly thing, and man dissevered from the earth and stars and his history... for contemplation or in fact... Often appears atrociously ugly. Integrity is wholeness, the greatest beauty is Organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe...." - Robinson Jeffers

"You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don't... you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother's son." - Witold Gombrowicz

"Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Beauty is more than just shining for others. You don't need to have the perfect face to be beautiful. Being ugly or beautiful is a matter of energy, and true beauty comes from the heart." - Kristen Stewart

"Beauty is more than just shining for others. You do' need to have the perfect face to be beautiful. Being ugly or beautiful is a matter of energy, and true beauty comes from the heart." - Kristen Stewart

"I have found that all ugly things are made by those who strive to make something beautiful, and that all beautiful things are made by those who strive to make something useful." - Oscar Wilde

"We are not beautiful because we fit the popular ideal of beauty, and we are not ugly or unattractive because we don't measure up. Our beauty as human beings is not derived from ourselves. It comes from a beautiful God." - Carolyn Mahaney

"Nature holds the beautiful, for the artist who has the insight to extract it. Thus, beauty lies even in humble, perhaps ugly things, and the ideal, which bypasses or improves on nature, may not be truly beautiful in the end." - Albrecht Durer

"We are not beautiful because we fit the popular ideal of beauty, and we are not ugly or unattractive because we do' measure up. Our beauty as human beings is not derived from ourselves. It comes from a beautiful God." - Carolyn Mahaney

"Does he have ugly hands? Sometimes beautiful people have ugly hands." "No he has kind of amazing hands." - John Green

"Reckoned physiologically, everything ugly weakens and afflicts man. It recalls decay, danger, impotence; he actually suffers a loss of energy in its presence. The effect of the ugly can be measured with a dynamometer. Whenever man feels in any way depressed, he senses the proximity of something ugly. His feeling of power, his will to power, his courage, his pride - they decline with the ugly, they increase with the beautiful." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Fashion is what seems beautiful now but looks ugly later; art can be ugly at first but it becomes beautiful later." - Mona Simpson

"Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time." - Jean Cocteau

"Words are the vibrations of nature. Therefore, beautiful words create beautiful nature. Ugly words create ugly nature. This is the root of the universe." - Masaru Emoto

"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

"When you think that you are beautiful, you are liable to think that you are more beautiful than others, and such a thought is not a beautiful thought. To recognize or criticize ugliness and inferiority in others is to create the inferior and the ugly in yourself, and what you create in yourself will sooner or later be expressed through your mind and personality." - Christian D. Larson

"Fashion is not beautiful, neither is it ugly. Why should it be either? Fashion is fashion." - Anna Wintour

"It is our destiny to be born beautiful into an ugly age." - Henry Rollins

"Only that which serves no end is beautiful; everything useful is ugly." - Theophile Gautier

"Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"Don't waste your energy on the ugly. Save it for the beautiful." - Harold Arlen

"It is only very ugly or very beautiful women who ever hide their faces ." - Oscar Wilde

"Truth is not beautiful, neither is ugly, Why should it be either? Truth is Truth." - Owen C. Middleton

"Beautiful objects are wrought by study through effort, but ugly things are reaped automatically without toil." - Democritus

"It's the beautiful moments like this that make up for the ugly love" - Colleen Hoover

"There is no such thing as an altogether ugly woman - nor altogether beautiful." - Michel De Montaigne

"Love between the ugly, is the most beautiful love of all" - Todd Rundgren

"Under the beautiful moonlight, there remains no ugly reality; even muds turn into the diamonds!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Everyone is born beautiful, some people just let the world turn them into something ugly." - Wiz Khalifa

"In the subconscious you fuck ugly people, never beautiful, because the libido always desires something repulsive." - Salvador Dali

"No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly" - Oscar Wilde

"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

"Whether you are rich or poor, beautiful or ugly, young or old, cancer knows no boundaries." - Sylvie Meis

"Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly." - Ambrose Bierce

"Know that however ugly the parts appear the whole remains beautiful." - Robinson Jeffers

"Knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly." - Plotinus

"The beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand." - Victor Hugo

"The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact." - Thomas Huxley

"Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact." - Thomas Huxley

"A human life the treasure of the world cannot buy; nor can it redeem one which is misspent; nor can it make full and complete and beautiful a life which is dwarfed and warped and ugly." - Jack London

"Hollywood is largely about scammers and con men. It was my main livelihood for about 25 years, and the scams were beautiful and ugly, cheap and expensive, but, wow, were there a lot of scammers." - Ben Stein

"The wrinkled man in the wheelchair with the legs wrapped, the girl with her face punctured deep with the teeth marks of a dog, the mess of the world, and I see - this, all this, is what the French call d'un beau affreux, what the Germans call hubsch-hasslich - the ugly-beautiful. That which is perceived as ugly transfigures into beautiful. What the postimpressionist painter Paul Gauguin expressed as 'Le laid peut etre beau' - The ugly can be beautiful. The dark can give birth to life; suffering can deliver grace." - Ann Voskamp

"What I'm driving at is let's not lose sight in our excitement of the democratization of the media that some things are bad, false and ugly - and no amount of electronic gloss will make them true, beautiful and accurate." - Harold Evans

"Comfort is everything. You start doing something and you want it to be perfect right away, but most babies are born ugly and then they shake it out and you get beautiful toddlers." - John Mulaney

"It's sort of like my past is an unfinished painting, and as the artist of that painting, I must fill in all the ugly holes and make it beautiful again." - Lady Gaga

"Thus we see, too, in the world that some persons assimilate only what is ugly and evil from the same moral circumstances which supply good and beautiful results - the fragrance of celestial flowers - to the daily life of others." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"WITCH, n. (1) Any ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil." - Ambrose Bierce

"Fate does not invite ugly boring people to save the world; and if you do try to save the world (without being beautiful, strong, clever, or wise), you will soon die pointlessly and how much adventure is there in that?" - James Alan Gardner

"Thus we see, too, in the world that some persons assimilate only what is ugly and evil from the same moral circumstances which supply good and beautiful results-the fragrance of celestial flowers-to the daily life of others." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Witch, n. (1) An ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil." - Ambrose Bierce

"I was so beautiful when I was young. And I took so few photos because I felt so skinny and ugly. I wish I'd just taken a few more shots." - Douglas Coupland

"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

"We both can be the most beautiful and benevolent creatures on the planet, but then there's another side that can be as harsh and as ugly as the darkest thing you could imagine seeing." - Terrence Howard

"As this world becomes increasingly ugly, callous and materialistic it needs to be reminded that the old fairy stories are rooted in truth, that imagination is of value, that happy endings do, in fact, occur, and that the blue spring mist that make an ugly street look beautiful is just as real a thing as the street itself." - Elizabeth Goudge

"The great crime which the moneyed classes and promoters of industry committed in the palmy Victorian days was the condemning of the workers to ugliness, ugliness, ugliness: meanness and formless and ugly surroundings, ugly ideals, ugly religion, ugly hope, ugly love, ugly clothes, ugly furniture, ugly houses, ugly relationship between workers and employers. The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread." - D H Lawrence

"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. A matter of taste, a whim, an eye, a beholder, an opinion, a spin, light crossing the frame, paint, projection. The moment. Context." - Margaret Cho

"People took such awful chances with chemicals and their bodies because they wanted the quality of their lives to improve. They lived in ugly places where there were only ugly things to do. They didn't own doodley-squat, so they couldn't improve their surroundings. so they did their best to make their insides beautiful instead." - Kurt Vonnegut

"I'd support life extension by whatever means, from cryonic suspension to cyborgism to coding ourselves into our computers or whatever. There is nothing noble or beautiful or dignified about dying. Like poverty, it is ugly, nasty, brutal and primitive." - Robert Anton Wilson

"Only in rock music and the literary world you see so many ugly white guys with beautiful women. That says a lot about the women, their character. They're attracted to more than surface." - Sherman Alexie

"The most beautiful ape is ugly when compared to a human. The wisest human will seem like an ape when compared to a god with respect to wisdom, beauty, and everything else." - Heraclitus

"I've heard what people are saying, and it's a very weird thing. They're going into a realm where it's somethign that's almost ugly, rather than something that can be so beautiful." - James Haven

"Why do people have to build such depressing places? I'm not saying that every nook and cranny of the world has to be beautiful, but does it have to be this ugly?" - Haruki Murakami

"Why is it that beautiful women never seem to have curiosity? Is it because they know they're classical? With classical things the Lord finished the job. Ordinary ugly people know they're deficient and they go on looking for the pieces." - Penelope Gilliatt



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