We seem to believe it is possible to ward off death by following rules of good grooming.
Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist if at the same time she manages to be a good wife, a good mother, good-looking, good-tempered, well-dressed, well-groomed, and unaggressive.
Careful grooming may take twenty years off a woman's age, but you can't fool a flight of stairs.
I change my hairstyle every day for the show, I'm fastidious and vain about my nails and teeth and grooming and makeup, but a perfect body, forget it. Dust to dust, wuggies to wuggies.
People just automatically say 'If this guy is George and Barbara Bush's son, we don't have any question about those personal qualities that we were fooled on by Clinton.'
My personal influence in the Revolutionary Governing Council is such that the dictatorship of the proletariat is firmly established, since the masses are backing me.
I always have a lot of personal goals, but primarily my main goal each year is to obviously win a Super Bowl.
I did a lot of personal appearances because I was under contract to ABC.
All of the charities we're involved with have touched me in one way or another on a personal level. There are about eight or nine charities that I support.
Now, finally has the elevator arrived. The stairs was about to become a personal inferno.
The development of the meaning attaching to the personal self, the conscious being, is the subject matter of the history of psychology.
The filmmaking process is a very personal one to me, I mean it really is a personal kind of communication. It's not as though its a study of fear or any of that stuff.
My work is intensely personal.
With my music, I can express myself so much. A lot of the fans can sense that I'm relating to them something that's quite personal.
In Hollywood, brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom.
I feel it is my Christian duty to be at least as careful in my personal grooming, if not more so, than before my conversion. You may have dry hair and my habits may not be workable for you. But shampooing my hair twice a week is as much a part of my spiritual life as my daily quiet time.
I don't know what it is on an elemental level, but a beard in general evokes hedonism. It's a more lush personal grooming style. It's more comfortable and cozy; it's less sharp and angular and businesslike. I feel like a beard is more Hobbit-like, even though Hobbits themselves are clean-shaven.
There aren't enough good journalists. There are too many who really weren't groomed to be reporters and, as a result, some of the reporting is shallow.
A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll on a dead fish.
But boy, right away it is fun to play around with the Paintbox program.
As regards personal relationships I cannot say that I had any particularly personal intercourse with anyone.
I suppose I'm proudest of my novels for what's imagined in them. I think the world of my imagination is a richer and more interesting place than my personal biography.
Just because your ad looks good is no insurance that it will get looked at. How many people do you know who are impeccably groomed... but dull?
It would have been convenient to be gay. Just because of the grooming, the narcissism, stuff like that. But I have this kind of roaring heterosexuality. Traditional, uncomplicated heterosexuality, an almost cliched Robin Askwith thing.
I think they are grooming me as another Gary Cooper.
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