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"Everything's uglier close up," she said. "Not you," I answered." - John Green

"God! Is there anything uglier than a frightened man!" - Jean Anouilh

"If you ever go bar hopping, who do you want to take with you? You want a slightly uglier version of yourself. Similar ... but slightly uglier." - Dan Ariely

"It's a weird city because the uglier the weather, the more beautiful the city. And the uglier the buildings, the more coherent the city." - Rem Koolhaas

"He had better get married soon, because he's getting uglier every day!" - Mark Recchi

"The artist as businessman is uglier than the businessman as artist." - Ad Reinhardt

"Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason, when it is not on our side." - George Saville

"A man should be taller, older, heavier, uglier, and hoarser than his wife." - E W Howe

"Deny your nature, and it will erupt in some other, uglier way." - Christopher Mcdougall

"Nothing hath an uglier Look to us than Reason, when it is not of our side." - George Savile

"That's from a logical point of view To always love a woman uglier than you." - Raphael De Leon

"The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf. It's almost a law." - H G Wells

"Los Angeles is like San Diego's older, uglier sister that has herpes." - Justin Halpern

"My swing is no uglier than Arnold Palmer's, and it's the same ugly swing every time." - Nancy Lopez

"Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason, when it is not on our side." - George Savile

"The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf - it's almost a law." - H G Wells

"I thought last week's game was ugly and this was even uglier." - Mike Tice

"I doubt if there is anything in the world uglier than a Midwestern city." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"It gets harder the more you know. Because the more you find out the uglier everything seems." - Frank Zappa

"Savages and modern artists are alike strangely driven to create something uglier than themselves. but the artists find it harder." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways." - Sigmund Freud

"I discovered what I call the Bill Gates effect. That is, the more successful you are, the uglier you get." - Scott Adams

"As ugly as the truth is, it's even uglier when someone says out loud what you've been thinking to yourself." - Jenny O.

"'The Satanic Verses' was denied the ordinary life of a novel. It became something smaller and uglier: an insult." - Salman Rushdie

"Nothing is uglier than the sinner, nothing so leprous or fetid; the scar of his crimes is still raw, and he stinks like the cave of Hell." - Prudentius

"Ali kept calling me ugly, but I never thought of myself as being any uglier than him, I have 11 babies, somebody thought I was cute." - Joe Frazier

"If I hadn't gone into acting, I would have been one of those weird runaways on Hollywood Boulevard. No, it'd be uglier. I'd probably be dead." - Christina Ricci

"The uglier, older, meaner, iller, poorer I get, the more I wish to take my revenge by doing brilliant color, well arranged, resplendent." - Vincent Van Gogh

"The more peaceful you are, the more beautiful your face becomes; the more violent you are, the uglier your face becomes!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"It would be ugly to watch people poking sticks at a caged rat. It is uglier still to watch rats poking sticks at a caged person." - Jean Harris

"Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty." - Lillian Hellman

"The ugliest spectacle is that of artists selling themselves. Art as a commodity is an ugly idea... The artist as businessman is uglier than the businessman as artist." - Ad Reinhardt

"Spaces I love to do - the uglier the better - tend to be really old, dated basements - especially from the '60s to the '80s. I love those." - Candice Olson

"If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until you can hardly bear to look at it." - Roald Dahl

"The most wonderful revenge you can have is by dumping an attractive, vacant man for an uglier one. That way all of his friends can scratch their heads, and for the next year or so wonder why." - Perry Brass

"[The Player is] not a truthful indictment of Hollywood. It's much uglier than I portrayed it, but nobody would've been interested if I'd shown just how sadistic, cruel and self-orientated it is." - Robert Altman

"Perhaps all our troubles - all the violence, obesity, illness, depression, and greed we can't overcome - began when we stopped living as Running People. Deny your nature, and it will erupt in some other, uglier way." - Christopher Mcdougall

"The world has become uglier since it began to look into a mirror every day; so let us settle for the mirror image and do without an inspection of the original." - Karl Kraus

"We have an obligation to make things beautiful. Not to leave the world uglier than we found it, not to empty the oceans, not to leave our problems for the next generation." - Neil Gaiman

"The butterfly lures us not only because he is beautiful, but because he is transitory. The caterpillar is uglier, but in him we can regard the better joy of becoming." - Cynthia Ozick

"The travel is a lot uglier than it once was with TSA and the deregulation of the airline services. These planes are getting smaller for my 6" 2' frame." - James Young

"The wiser you get on the inside, the uglier you get on the outside. The world's great gurus have beautiful things to say but they generally look like shit." - Grace Slick

"The one was Texas medicine. the other was just railroad gin. And, like a fool, I mixed them and it strangled up my mind and now people just get uglier and I have no sense of time." - Bob Dylan

"Never was there a dingier, uglier, less picturesque city than London ... it is really wonderful that so much brick and stone, for centuries together, should have been built up with so poor a result." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"There are many of our so-called captains on industry who, if the truth were told, and a shorter and uglier word were not unpermissible, are little better than malefactors of great wealth." - James Branch Cabell

"We get on the bandwagon in all sorts of ways - you know minor ways and major ways - like what you've just encountered which isn't censorship exactly, it was something sort of uglier in a way." - Kathy Acker

"There are the manufacturing multitudes of England; they must have work, and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly, famine would be uglier still." - Goldwin Smith

"There are days where I've lost weight and I feel bigger or fatter or uglier and I want to just hibernate. I'll find every excuse not to exercise. I hate it." - Carnie Wilson

"No one paid any attention to how things looked, and as they moved faster and faster everything grew uglier and dirtier, and as everything grew uglier and dirtier they moved faster and faster, and at last a very strange thing began to happen. Because nobody cared, the city slowly began to disappear. Day by day the buildings grew fainter and fainter, and the streets faded away, until at last it was entirely invisible. There was nothing to see at all." - Norton Juster

"If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until it gets so ugly you can hardly bear to look at it. A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely." - Roald Dahl

"What a wretched lot of old shrivelled creatures we shall be by-and-by. Never mind - the uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other; that has always been my firm faith about friendship." - George Eliot

"Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day." - Anton Chekhov

"I can see! So this is the sky! So this is blood! So this is the world! So this is what you look like, Komamura. You are uglier than I thought." -Kaname Tousen (I'm sorry to say but this quote had me laughing so much XD)" - Tite Kubo

"To drown a river beneath its own impounded water, by damming, is to kill what it was and to settle for something else. When the damming happens without good reason . . . then it's a tragedy of diminishment for the whole planet, a loss of one more wild thing, leaving Earth just a little flatter and tamer and simpler and uglier than before." - David Quammen

"There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off." - Thomas Huxley

"I know, I pick up the roles other actresses don't want [laughs]. When there's movies where there are two sisters and one's the uglier sister, there's always no actress that wants to go for it. I'm like, why not! They're the best roles!" - Rebel Wilson

"I know, I pick up the roles other actresses do' want [laughs]. When there's movies where there are two sisters and one's the uglier sister, there's always no actress that wants to go for it. I'm like, why not! They"re the best roles!" - Rebel Wilson

"You can't find an uglier urban environment than the centre of Hollywood, but then you go to Griffith Park, you go to the beach, you go to the mountains, and it's rural. I live up in the Hollywood Hills and I have frogs, owls, coyotes, mountain lions - but I'm ten minutes from the centre of the city." - Moby

"What a wretched lot of old shrivelled creatures we shall be by-and-by. Never mind -the uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other; that has always been my firm faith about friendship." - George Eliot

"in Divorce American style, there was the discomfort of seeing one of the beautiful wasted actresses of the screen, Jean Simmons. Her suggestions of sensibility - what she embodies - were too fine for the world of that movie. Her presence made the movie she was trapped in seem uglier." - Jean Simmons

"The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason." - Hunter S Thompson

"The horror genre gets you in touch with our primal instincts as a people more than any other genre I can think of. It gives you this chance to sort of reflect on who we are and look at the sort of uglier side that we don't always look at, and have fun with that very thing." - Drew Goddard

"Lose/Win people bury a lot of feelings. And unexpressed feelings come forth later in uglier ways. Psychosomatic illnesses often are the reincarnation of cumulative resentment, deep disappointment and disillusionment repressed by the Lose/Win mentality. Disproportionate rage or anger, overreaction to minor provocation, and cynicism are other embodiments of suppressed emotion. People who are constantly repressing, not transcending feelings toward a higher meaning find that it affects the quality of their relationships with others." - Stephen Covey

"Men and women make their own beauty or their own ugliness. Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton speaks in one of his novels of a man "who was uglier than he had any business to be;" and, if we could but read it, every human being carries his life in his face, and is good-looking or the reverse as that life has been good or evil. On our features the fine chisels of thought and emotion are eternally at work." - Alexander Smith

"Russian forests crash down under the axe, billions of trees are dying, the habitations of animals and birds are laid waste, rivers grow shallow and dry up, marvelous landscapes are disappearing forever.... Man is endowed with creativity in order to multiply that which has been given him; he has not created, but destroyed. There are fewer and fewer forests, rivers are drying up, wildlife has become extinct, the climate is ruined, and the earth is becoming ever poorer and uglier." - Anton Chekhov

"S and M is only the expression in the bedroom of an oppressive-submissive relation which can happen also in the kitchen or at the factory, can happen between people of any gender. There is obviously something titillating about these relationships, but it isn't the sexual components that makes them ugly, they're uglier elsewhere. Nothing sexual is depraved. Only cruelty is depraved, and that's another matter." - Marilyn French

"You will find out that Charity is a heavy burden to carry, heavier than the kettle of soup and the full basket. But you will keep your gentleness and your smile. It is not enough to give soup and bread. This the rich can do. You are the servant of the poor, always smiling and good-humored. They are your masters, terribly sensitive and exacting master you will see. And the uglier and the dirtier they will be, the more unjust and insulting, the more love you must give them. It is only for your love alone that the poor will forgive you the bread you give to them." - St Vincent

"I can't say I cared much for you when I first came back. There's that crappy attitude of yours, and you're ugly, but you kind of grow on a guy." Immensely cheered, Seth snickered. "You're uglier." "I'm bigger, I'm entitled. So I guess I'll hang around to see if you get any prettier as time goes on." "I didn't really want you to go," Seth said under his breath after a long moment. It was the closest he could get to speaking his heart. "I know." - Nora Roberts

"I think I've always had an activist stance, yet at the same time, the other side of me - and this is where some people just don't get it, or they'd prefer it if the work was a lot uglier, a lot louder - I have this personality where I just want to put something out that's a fact and then let you interpret it. It's almost as if you might barely notice it, you might walk right by it, but you have to pay attention." - Maya Lin



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