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ugly Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about ugly
  1. #1
    ″‘I never dreamed of such happiness as this, while I was an ugly duckling.‘”
  2. #2
    “They don’t want people to know what it was like before the operation. They want to keep you hating yourselves. Otherwise, it’s too easy to get used to ugly faces, normal faces.”
  3. #3
    “Maybe just being ugly is why uglies always fight and pick on one another, because they aren’t happy with who they are. Well, I want to be happy, and looking like a real person is the first step.”
  4. #4
    ″‘Everything is uglier up close,’ she said.”
  5. #5
    “But it’s a trick, Tally. You’ve only seen pretty faces your whole life. Your parents, your teachers, everyone over sixteen. But you weren’t born expecting that kind of beauty in everyone, all the time. You just got programmed into thinking anything else is ugly.”
  6. #6
    “I’m sure I was a huge disappointment. I’m not pretty or smart or athletic. I’m just like them - an ordinary drone dressed in secrets and lies.”
  7. #7
    “An ugly man, with a face sharp like a weasel and a habit of running a flickering tongue over his lips before he speaks. But most ugly of all are his eyes: blue, bright blue. When people see them, they flinch. Such things are freakish. He is lucky he was not killed at birth.”
  1. #8
    At the small table, sitting very upright, was one of the ugliest old ladies he had ever seen. It was an ugliness of distinction - it fascinated rather than repelled.
  2. #9
    “Theory: People always get fired up when an unattractive girl and an unattractive dude are dating each other.”
  3. #10
    “Any part of me that identified with being handsome was slowly being erased—though, in fairness, I was happy to be uglier and alive.”
  4. #11
    “It is dull enough to confuse the eye in following, pronounced enough to constantly irritate and provoke study, and when you follow the lame uncertain curves for a little distance they suddenly commit suicide—plunge off at outrageous angles, destroy themselves in unheard of contradictions.
    The color is repellent, almost revolting; a smouldering unclean yellow, strangely faded by the slow-turning sunlight.”
  5. #12
    “A true artist is an ugly man.”
  6. #13
    “I think people make their names nice or ugly just by what they are themselves.”
  7. #14
    “An ugly woman would ruin me, the disease would be sure to strike in and kill me at the sight of her. I think a pretty physician, with engaging manners, would coax a fellow to live through almost anything.”

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