ugliness quotes

We cannot know the whole truth, which belongs to God alone, but our task nevertheless is to seek to know what is true. And if we offend gravely enough against what we know to be true, as by failing badly enough to deal affectionately and responsibly with our land and our neighbors, truth will retaliate with ugliness, poverty, and disease.Wendell Berry

What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness.Joseph Brodsky

I was amazed and upset by the looks I got just walking around the studio... It illuminates the ugliness and the beauty that exists within each of us, and that's what this story represents to me.Gerard Butler

I like to have Chinese furniture in my home as a constant and painful reminder of how much has been destroyed in China. The contrast between the beauty of the past and the ugliness of the modern is nowhere sharper than in China.Jung Chang

In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness, an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be increasing rather than decreasing.Nick Clooney

In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness.Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I can understand the validity of showing people the ugliness of the world, but I also think there is a place for movies to leave people with a sense of hope.Chris Columbus

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.Salvador Dali

I'm not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I've seen is beautiful.Otto Dix

The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?Anna Freud

Societies can be sunk by the weight of buried ugliness.Daniel Goleman

I love it when ugliness is beautiful. I love character flaws.Marcia Gay Harden

TV in all its ugliness can be a beautiful thing.Dan Harmon

Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.Douglas Horton

There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.Jane Jacobs

It's taken me a long time to become the person I am, for all the ugliness to fall away. The rotten flesh is gone, and the seed is there. I can touch that now.Lynn Johnston

People are reminded that it's not all ugliness in the world.Thomas Kincade

A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we're children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they're scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it's pretty much in the eye of the beholder.Stephen King

Who knows better than artists how much ugliness there is on the way to beauty, how many ghastly, mortifying missteps, how many days of granitic blockheadedness and dismaying ineptitude there is on the way to accomplishment, how partial all accomplishment is, how incomplete?Tony Kushner