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ugliness Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about ugliness
  1. #1
    “But the funny thing is that Mrs. Twit wasn’t born ugly. She’d had quite a nice face when she was young. The ugliness had grown upon her year by year as she got older.”
    author
    Roald Dahl
    book
    The Twits
    character
    Mrs. Twit
    concept
    Ugliness
  2. #2
    “Whom I love? Think a moment. Think of me—
    Me, whom the plainest woman would despise—
    Me, with this nose of mine that marches on
    Before me by a quarter of an hour!
    Whom should I love? Why—of course—it must be
    The woman in the world most beautiful.”
  3. #3
    “The poor little duckling did not know where to turn. How he grieved over his own ugliness, and how sad he was! The poor creature was mocked and laughed at by the whole henyard.”
  4. #4
    “At last the large egg broke, and a young one crept forth crying, ‘Peep, peep.’ It was very large and ugly.”
  5. #5
    ″‘I will fly to those royal birds,’ he exclaimed, ‘and they will kill me, because I am so ugly, and dare to approach them; but it does not matter: better be killed by them than pecked by the ducks, beaten by the hens, pushed about by the maiden who feeds the poultry, or starved with hunger in the winter.‘”
  6. #6
    “Making ourselves feel ugly is not fun.”
  7. #7
    “I don’t want to be ugly all my life. I want those perfect eyes and lips, and for everyone to look at me and gasp. And for everyone who sees me to think, ‘Who’s that?’ and want to get to know me, and listen to what I say.”
  8. #8
    “The weird thing is, these are famous people. They’re sports stars, actors, artists. The men with stringy hair are musicians, I think. The really ugly ones are politicians, and someone told me the fatties are mostly comedians.”
  1. #9
    “The human heart is a line, whereas my own is a circle, and I have the endless ability to be in the right place at the right time. The consequence of this is that I’m always finding humans at their best and worst. I see their ugly and their beauty, and I wonder how the same thing can be both.”
  2. #10
    “Everywhere and at all times, the love ethic of Jesus is a radiant light revealing the ugliness of our stale conformity.”
  3. #11
    “To the ground I fall. I can never stay aloft too long. Not when there’s an ugly and heavy truth always dragging me back down.”
  4. #12
    “Ugly live up on the inside. Ugly be a hurtful, mean person.”
  5. #13
    “Any part of me that identified with being handsome was slowly being erased—though, in fairness, I was happy to be uglier and alive.”
  6. #14
    “I Tiresias, old man with wrinkled dugs
    Perceived the scene, and foretold the rest—
    I too awaited the expected guest.”
  7. #15
    “Wabi-sabi is ambivalent about separating beauty from non-beauty or ugliness.”

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