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You are only what you are when no one is looking.

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.
Appearances are deceptive.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.
Think not I am what I appear.
The non permanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of summer and winter seasons.
The best mirror is an old friend.
Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.
We see things as we are, not as they are.
A little man often cast a long shadow.
Do not judge from mere appearances; for the lift laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy. The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.
First appearance deceives many.
Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely.
He that has a great nose, thinks everybody is speaking of it.
Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance
Trust not to much to appearances.
Nowadays those are rewarded who make right appear wrong.
I don't consider myself bald, I'm just taller than my hair.
All things are becoming to good people.
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the fa?ade of his appearance.
Things are seldom what they seem.
People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
Cleanliness is indeed next to godliness.
The world is governed more by appearances than by realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
I tend to play mostly villains and twisted people. Unsavory guys. I think it's my face, the way I look.
Regardless of weather, the moon shines the same; it is the drifting clouds that make it seem different on different nights.
Bad weather always looks worse through a window.
Barring that natural expression of villainy which we all have, the man looked honest enough.
I have told you of the Spaniard who always put on his spectacles when about to eat cherries, that they might look bigger and more attempting. In like manner I made the most of my enjoyment s: and through I do not cast my cares away, I pack them in as little compass as I can, and carry them as conveniently as I can for myself, and never let them annoy others.
There are no greater wretches in the world than many of those whom people in general take to be happy.
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart.
People have been so busy relating to how I look, it's a miracle I didn't become a self-conscious blob of protoplasm.

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