The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
One's true worth as a human being is not a matter of outward appearance or title, but derives rather from the breadth of one's spirit. Everything comes down to faith and conviction. It is what is in one's heart, and the substance of one's actions that count.
There are more important things than outward appearance. No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality.
It is not your outward appearance that you should beautify, but your soul, adorning it with good works.
There is so much more to this world then outward appearances. Our society basks in the illusion of normalcy every day, and hides from the truth every night.
What matters is not your outward appearance. . . but your inner disposition. Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle gracious kind that God delights in.
In every walk of life each man puts on a personality and outward appearance so as to look what he wants to be thought; in fact you might say that society is entirely made up of assumed personalities.
When you wear a mask, it changes your outward appearance, but also has an influence on you, inside.
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
We too, through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection, mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself.
I, too, find the flower beautiful in its outward appearance. But a deeper beauty lies concealed within.
It's how you look at beauty. Is it only an outward appearance with hair and makeup and a hot body, or is it something deeper than that?
Few see beyond the outward appearance
And recognize the true worth of a human soul.
When they do, miracles occur.
All science would be superfluous if the outward appearance and the essence of things directly coincided.
You cannot judge by outward appearances; the soul is only transparent to its Maker.
The purest idealism is unconsciously equivalent to the deepest knowledge.
If one is a greyhound, why try to look like a Pekingese?
I have yet to meet a man as fond of high moral conduct as he is of outward appearances.
Do not be deceived by the outward appearance of age or youth - a new pitcher may be full of good, old wine, while an old one may be totally empty.
Why not be oneself? That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound, why try to look like a Pekingese?
Outward appearance is nothing to Him if it is not an expression of the inner.
Many have been deceived by outward appearances and have proceeded to write and teach about good works and how they justify without even mentioning faith.... Wearying themselves with many works, they never come to righteousness.
To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him well, he was a perfect gentleman.
It was on the 10th day of May - 1884 - that I confessed to age by mounting spectacles for the first time, and in the same hour I renewed my youth, to outward appearance, by mounting a bicycle for the first time. The spectacles stayed on.
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