Top 1203 Looks Quotes

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“A high-brow is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.”

― A. P. Herbert

“A highbrow is the kind of person who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso.”

― A. P. Herbert

“You learn different things through fiction. Historians are always making a plot about how certain things came to happen. Whereas a novelist looks at tiny little things and builds up a sort of map, like a painting, so that you see the shapes of things.”

― A. S. Byatt

“I’d love to know what the future looks like.”

― Abi Morgan

“I’ve planned book tours for myself, whether or not anybody wants to hear what I have to say. I’ve weighed in on things like what the cover looks like, what the copy looks like, how it’s going to be promoted – just every aspect of it.”

― Adam Mansbach

“CEOs of top companies could probably use a dose of not-asking-for-raise behavior and less self-entitlement, rather than us trying to change girls in order to fit into the common mold of what we think a CEO looks like.”

― Adora Svitak

“I want to be remembered for my roles and films rather than my looks.”

― Aishwarya Rajesh

“I always do what the character demands, and I love to experiment with my looks.”

― Aishwarya Rajesh

“On the East Coast, people try to make life interesting. On the West Coast, they try to make it comfortable. The emphasis here is on fancy cars, how one looks, less on the mind per se.”

― Al Seckel

“Katie Price is no exception. She, too, is – in a distinctive way – a philosopher. Partially, Katie Price’s philosophy is one of extraordinary confidence. She is remarkable not for her looks or antics but because of her tremendous self-assurance and her unwillingness to be intimidated by criticism or failure.”

― Alain de Botton

“Keep writing. Try to do a little bit every day, even if the result looks like crap. Getting from page four to page five is more important than spending three weeks getting page four perfect.”

― Alan Dean Foster

“I wrote three mysteries and then a contemporary spy novel that was unbelievably derivative – completely based on ‘The Conversation,’ the movie with Gene Hackman. Amazingly, the character in the book looks exactly like… Gene Hackman.”

― Alan Furst

“I’ve always felt that improv looks and feels more clever when you’re there to experience it live than when you have the degree of separation that television creates. Television raises expectations.”

― Alan Thicke

“If you go back and watch the original ‘V,’ you’re like, ‘Oh, I thought this was great. It kind of looks really cheesy.’”

― Alan Tudyk

“As an actor, you don’t want to say, ‘I’m going to be loud and big.’ Because that looks awful; that looks fake.”

― Alan Tudyk

“Everybody wants somebody to look up to that looks like them so they can truly believe in that reality for themselves.”

― Aldis Hodge

“I don’t get acting jobs because of my looks.”

― Alec Baldwin

“I had serious psoriasis as a child – it’s strange that I make my living off my looks after years of looking like a monster.”

― Alek Wek

“One of my favorite beauty products is Vincent Longo Water Canvas creamy blush. I have it in every color and I’ve been using it for 5 years and that’s all I put on when I leave the house. It looks so natural I just put a little bit on my cheeks to give them some color.”

― Alessandra Ambrosio

“I like it when I see people dressed on the street, and it looks like Gucci, but it’s not. It means you are doing something right.”

― Alessandro Michele

“People want to create something bigger for themselves, and making up drama that isn’t there gives people the impression that they have haters. It’s all for attention so it looks like they are important.”

― Alessia Cara

“The market always, in theory at least, looks ahead. And it’s always trying to take in every bit of information that it can as quickly as it can. You don’t really care so much if the company made a dollar last year; you want to know what it’s going to make this year.”

― Alex Berenson

“Even a war zone looks peaceful in most places, most of the time.”

― Alex Berenson

“Any time a new horror film comes out that looks appealing, I’m always excited to go see it.”

― Alex Breckenridge

“When I was young, you get into the point where you want to throw everything hard. And it looks good, it feels good… You get to the point, though, where it’s not realistic.”

― Alex Smith

“Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature’s God.”

― Alexander Pope

“We don’t notice that our cells are turning over all the time. You get a completely new composition of cells every seven years, and on the surface, or subjectively, it looks as though you’re the same for seven years. It’s like a ground – it looks stable, but beneath it, everything is shifting all the time. It’s exciting and dangerous.”

― Alexandra Kleeman

“The writer who can’t do his job looks to his editor to do it for him, though he won’t dream of sharing his royalties with that editor.”

― Alfred A. Knopf

“If you want me to perform in Silver Lake – where it looks like ‘Vice’ magazine threw up everywhere, where all the men are wearing V-necks to their belly buttons, salmon pants, and carrying a screenplay – I’ll do it, because they might appreciate a Banksy joke I can’t do anywhere else.”

― Ali Wong

“I’m here to be an actor who wants to be remembered for her roles and her films rather than her looks.”

― Alia Bhatt

“He looks as though he’s been weaned on a pickle.”

― Alice Roosevelt Longworth

“Although police terrorism plays a specific role on behalf of the state, it is not the totality of what state violence looks like or feels like in our communities.”

― Alicia Garza

“Sally Field looks amazing in general, never mind her age! She’s a phenomenally talented actress and has had a career spanning so many decades.”

― Alison Sweeney

“We should be pointing out people’s accomplishments rather than their looks, but if it can promote our band, why not?”

― Alissa White-Gluz

“Personally, I would never use sexuality or looks as a selling point.”

― Alissa White-Gluz

“We need more diversity – we need more African-Americans on screen, Latinos, Asians, different religions. We have to be better about reflecting what our world looks like.”

― Allison Schroeder

“We need to redefine what a hero looks like.”

― Allison Schroeder

“Retouching is an incredible tool but can also create unrealistic expectations for women who don’t understand that an image is not how the subject really looks. Even the subjects themselves can’t live up to their retouched images.”

― Amanda de Cadenet

“The photograph of the Queen sitting stiffly across the table from Glasgow resident Susan McCarron is so natural and expressive that it looks utterly fake. It looks like an artist’s portrait, complete with symbolism, humour and poignancy. No wonder the palace and the press have interpreted it in such different ways.”

― Amanda Foreman

“I have a general sense of excitement about the future, and I don’t know what that looks like yet. But it will be whatever I make it.”

― Amanda Lindhout

“I usually try on at least 20 pairs of jeans before I find something that looks good on me. And even then, I have a trustworthy friend tell me if my butt looks big!”

― Amanda Peet

“Guys blow my looks up more than I ever would. I guess I have issues with myself. I don’t think I’m as pretty as everybody thinks.”

― Amanda Righetti

“Whether you agree with Trump or not, you can’t deny he looks like a piece of pizza with the cheese off. It’s just what it is.”

― Amanda Seales

“People have times when they want to go through different looks.”

― Amar’e Stoudemire

“I try to search for roles where the character is not dependent on how she looks, but it is hard because I didn’t know anyone in this industry, so I started as an extra and fought.”

― Amber Heard

“Sometimes, when I do certain looks, I don’t want the intention to be taken out of context or expressed in the wrong way.”

― Amber Liu

“I think us humans are just so cruel to each other. We just want to keep judging each other on our looks.”

― Amber Liu

“I think eyebrows are the symmetry of the face. If they’re not balanced and brushed up in the right way, your face looks kind of messy.”

― Amber Valletta

“The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“I’ve got Indian looks, but there is nothing in my background.”

― Amy Jackson

“When people talk about my charm or looks, it is very flattering. Of course, every woman likes compliments, but I don’t take them too seriously.”

― Ana Ivanovic

“In cities like Miami, my hair can get so frizzy, it looks crazy. I use TRESemm Extra Hold hairspray. I use a lot of it.”

― Ana Ivanovic

“When you’re teaching a hard concept and the students all have puzzled looks on their faces and then suddenly you can see that ‘aha’ moment, that they got it, that’s just an incredible thing.”

― Anant Agarwal

“I think anybody who looks at my record will say I’ve been trying to cut government spending and make government live more like families do.”

― Ander Crenshaw

“If it looks like your grandma’s bedsheets, I’ll put it on my body.”

― Andra Day

“When you get the armband, everyone looks to you to lead, and when things go wrong, then you get criticised the most, and I need to take that on the chin.”

― Andrew Robertson

“There’s a part of me that looks beyond everything now.”

― Andrew Sarris

“I even get tired performing standup, which is normally a low-impact exercise in futility but looks hard the way I do it. That’s why I take a lot of breaks, often stopping in the middle of a joke to catch my breath, or blame the crowd for not laughing before the punchline.”

― Andy Kindler

“Gollum is Gollum – though in ‘Lord of the Rings’ he’s 600 years old and in ‘The Hobbit’ he’s 540, so he looks a little bit more handsome.”

― Andy Serkis

“If you’re only trading on looks and your body, that’s only going to go so far. But that was never my bag. I was always about the whole package.”

― Angie Dickinson

“Good looks only take you so far.”

― Angie Everhart

“Instead of focusing on my looks I focus on the character that I am playing.”

― Anil Kapoor

“I am emboldened by my looks to say things Republican men wouldn’t.”

― Ann Coulter

“I do love the way the brain looks. I love the way it’s shaped.”

― Ann McKee

“It may look perfect, but that’s one thing I have learned about life is that it isn’t always what it looks.”

― Ann Romney

“If I have a stupid day, everything looks wrong to me.”

― Anna Freud

“I’ve never felt like I’ve exactly traded on my looks. When I was a teenager, I was an ultra late bloomer, and my mom would say it was a blessing because it means you never have to wonder if guys are only interested in you because you’ve got boobs.”

― Anna Kendrick

“I wrote a story about a character who looks like Harry Styles. But it has nothing to do with Harry Styles at all.”

― Anna Todd

“It would be a mistake to think something is wonderful just because it looks great.”

― Anna Wintour

“I’m always secretly the most pleased when a show just really, really looks good and when my camera guys are really happy with the images they got.”

― Anthony Bourdain

“As you get older, you become more vain. But as your looks slowly deteriorate, your eyesight worsens, so it all balances out.”

― Anthony McCarten

“Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.”

― Anthony Trollope

“Jicama, which is one of my favorite things in the summer, looks like a really horrendous root vegetable, which it is – it’s like a hybrid of a potato and an apple, but you can eat it raw.”

― Antoni Porowski

“I don’t want to describe either Governor Mitt Romney or the Republicans as stupid, but I will say this – if you look at their platform, the 2012 platform, it looks like it’s from another century and maybe even two. It looks like the platform of 1812.”

― Antonio Villaraigosa

“If someone tells you what something is supposed to look like or to follow a specific trend, but it looks silly on you, you don’t have to do it.”

― Aquaria

“I’m very thoughtful and thorough when it comes to my looks and the detail I put into my drag.”

― Aquaria

“I’m just excited to give the kids what they want, keep on turning the looks and slaying the day.”

― Aquaria

“Call me an over anxious, middle-class mum, but my eight-and-a-half-year old son looks very much, to me, like he’s headed for a life of crime.”

― Arabella Weir

“ITC looks forward to working with the chief minister and the government of India to ensure trade leads to impact on the ground.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“I enjoy doing action a lot more because my films have a sense of violence. That’s because I have a broad structure, and if I hit someone, it looks believable. Maybe my contemporaries are meeker-looking in comparison.”

― Arjun Kapoor

“I have not taken my good looks seriously from the beginning. When I would be teased by my friends about my looks, I would just make a self-deprecating remark and let it pass.”

― Arjun Rampal

“I’m half Jewish, but no one believes me because my looks lean a little WASP-y… It’s sometimes hard for me to get the roles I’m drawn to.”

― Armie Hammer

“The communist model does not work economically, we all realised that, but the capitalist model in the modern world also looks to be unsustainable.”

― Arsene Wenger

“And now it looks like I’m probably going to shoot a movie that I wrote. I got the money to do it, and I would star and all, because of being on Howard.”

― Artie Lange

“Purple lipstick? Naw, that looks stupid on all girls!”

― ASAP Rocky

“I got Neil Walker now as my new second baseman. He’s great. He looks comfortable there. He knows what he’s doing. That’s the second baseman you want to play with.”

― Asdrubal Cabrera

“People want to know that there’s someone else out there that looks like them.”

― Ashley Graham

“Statement earrings and statement necklaces each deserve their own moment. I never wear the two together; it looks overdone.”

― Ashley Madekwe

“It often looks like an actor’s had a big break out of nowhere, but in reality, they’ve been working their way up, little by little, for a while.”

― Ashley Madekwe

“I bought a purse that was so grossly expensive, it’s embarrassing. It cost $3,500, and it was by Louis Vuitton. The one thing about investing in something like that is that I get to pull it out years later, and it still looks cool and holds its value.”

― Ashley Roberts

“Diane Kruger looks pretty awesome on the red carpet and is effortlessly cool. I’m also a fan of Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin.”

― Ashley Roberts

“Opportunity looks a lot like hard work.”

― Ashton Kutcher

“The first paragraph of my book must get me my reader. The last paragraph of a chapter must compel my reader to turn the page. The last paragraph of my book must ensure that my reader looks out for my next book.”

― Ashwin Sanghi

“While accepting donations, no one looks at the colour of money.”

― Atal Bihari Vajpayee

“No one looks at your hands to see how much they shake when you are interviewed to be a surgeon. The physical skills required are no greater than for writing cursive script. If an operation requires so much skill only a few surgeons can do it, you modify the operation to make it simpler.”

― Atul Gawande

“There’s a belonging problem in Hollywood. Who dictates who belongs? The very body who dictates that looks all one way.”

― Ava DuVernay

“It’s fine being stared at as a pretty girl, but not as a freak. When I tried to make myself ugly, they said, ‘Oh, she’s lost her looks.’”

― Ava Gardner

“What’s the point? My face, shall we say, looks lived in.”

― Ava Gardner

“New York is one of the greatest cities in the world. It is a fitting host to its many international visitors, who can come to witness first-hand what a vibrant multicultural democracy looks like.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“I’m an artist who works with pictures and words. Sometimes that stuff ends up in different kinds of sites and contexts which determine what it means and looks like.”

― Barbara Kruger

“Not always trainers, but if I don’t have to, I don’t wear high heels. It’s really just if something looks good on me, I’m going to buy it. It can be Zara or Chanel… I’m going to buy it.”

― Barbara Palvin

“Airbrushing has sold such a false idea of what a body looks like to the point where people can’t tell what’s real and what’s fake.”

― Barbie Ferreira

“I remember, when I saw the movie of ‘Cabaret,’ I was amazed by Liza Minnelli: like, ‘Wow, that kind of looks like someone I could be similar to.’”

― Barrett Wilbert Weed

“I love Jet Li, but he looks very Chinese, and his English is Chinese-accented. He wouldn’t have been the right guy to play a Japanese-American.”

― Barry Eisler

“I’ve never met anyone that I feel is like me or looks like me. There’s just one of Beanie Feldstein.”

― Beanie Feldstein

“You have to be aware. Like, I’m not going to do any downhill skiing. It looks like a whole lot of fun, but I’m not going to risk breaking a leg. I want to be dancing the way I’m dancing now for 30 more years.”

― Bebe Neuwirth

“I love Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix, and Kurt Cobain. I really do. It doesn’t matter what style they had – whether it was pin-up or whatever – it just worked for them, and it looked effortless even though it was fabulous. I like anything that just looks effortless.”

― Behati Prinsloo

“I have vaguely entertained the idea of learning how to use the Internet and email. It looks easy, but I’m sure it’s harder than it seems. Never having used a computer makes a big difference. I haven’t a clue which keys to press.”

― Bella Freud

“I like clean-cut, very proper, very elegant looks.”

― Bella Thorne

“Sword fighting is just as fun as it looks on the screen.”

― Ben Barnes

“If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”

― Bernard Baruch

“My theory is that everything an actor does, from the way he looks at his watch to the way he moves across the stage, is in the service of advancing a story, and in that sense, it’s all writing. In that sense we, while acting, write.”

― Bernard Sahlins

“The guitarist always looks a bit clever because he’s got so many strings and apparently knows what to do with them.”

― Bernard Sumner

“It looks like you’re going to have to put up with us for another four years.”

― Bess Truman

“When I travel, I have to have blotting sheets. It’s so much better to remove the oil than to cover it up because then your skin just looks cakey.”

― Bethany Mota

“If a girl comes to me first for a prom or a bar mitzvah and she likes the way she looks and her boyfriend likes the way she looks, she’ll come back.”

― Betsey Johnson

“A lady likes to be complimented on her looks, her eyes, her figure. But the personality comments are much appreciated.”

― Betty White

“I think you have to take everything that looks like a blow and turn it into a triumph. This is where my energy comes from: I just won’t be licked.”

― Beverly Sills

“I transform when I work, but on a daily basis, I really don’t pay that much attention to my looks.”

― Bianca Balti

“I have a PS2 and Xbox and a GameCube: that way, in case anything comes out that looks cool, I have the system to play it on. I got everything, bro, I ain’t no rookie.”

― Big Show

“An awful lot of England is slowly eroding, in ways that I find really distressing, and an awful lot of it is the hedgerows… We’re reaching the point where a lot of the English countryside looks just like Iowa – just kind of open space.”

― Bill Bryson

“We need to have our conservative version of what health care looks like, and that will include a repeal of Obamacare.”

― Bill Flores

“As far as post-‘SNL’ career, whatever kind of comes my way that looks interesting, I’ll do it, you know?”

― Bill Hader

“I have an affinity for Africa, especially East Africa, and Kansas looks very much like that.”

― Bill Kurtis

“The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.”

― Bill Maher

“Hand-drawn animation is something that I feel really strongly about. A Pixar movie may be really great, but it looks like it was drawn by a machine.”

― Bill Plympton

“So I look at a lot of stuff now that I did and some of it looks tame to me, but my interest in terms of what I want to say with it is a little different.”

― Bill Sienkiewicz

“The only thing that said ‘Lando Calrissian’ was ethnic was his looks.”

― Billy Dee Williams

“Everything looks nicer when you win. The girls are prettier. The cigars taste better. The trees are greener.”

― Billy Martin

“Emma Stone, I think, always looks beautiful.”

― Blake Lively

“I like so much wearing heels, legs look so much better, everything looks better. But it’s only recently I’ve had the courage to do that.”

― Blanka Vlasic

“I think we all have this image that we’re going to be the hold-out and show what 51 really looks like, but I could wake up tomorrow and say, ‘Okay, enough of this.’”

― Bo Derek

“Most of the major consumer-goods companies roll out their marketing programs in the I-4 corridor. It reflects what America looks like.”

― Bob Buckhorn

“Nobody cares about your wardrobe, what your tie looks like, or even if you’re wearing one, and I don’t.”

― Bob Edwards

“I don’t believe we are, because I believe that just as 9/11 was an attack on a very populous area, terrorism also looks to see where you can go and where you’re not expected.”

― Bob Wise

“I don’t believe any lip shade is off-limits, but texture is key. A sheer lipstick in a healthy pink or neutral color looks more polished and grown-up than a super-shiny gloss.”

― Bobbi Brown

“To me, when you decorate your home with just one store, it looks like that – it looks like a catalog.”

― Bobby Berk

“There are certain times I don’t want my picture taken. If my wife’s stepping out of a car and it looks like it’s going to come out an indecent picture, don’t I have a right to object?”

― Bobby Darin

“In Spain, people do not respect the players, the same in Italy. In England, it looks like a different world – the people admire the player, but also respect the player.”

― Bojan Krkic

“I don’t have the fear of my looks changing.”

― Bonnie Hunt

“In my mind, I imagined L.A. to be skyscrapers on the beach. Of course, that’s not what it actually looks like. And growing up watching ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ and ‘Melrose Place,’ I always had an obsession with L.A. and California in general.”

― Bonnie McKee

“But with Christ, we have access in a one-to-one relationship, for, as in the Old Testament, it was more one of worship and awe, a vertical relationship. The New Testament, on the other hand, we look across at a Jesus who looks familiar, horizontal. The combination is what makes the Cross.”

― Bono

“Part of me looks at the gay movement now and worries that we’re losing our individuality.”

― Boy George

“Some of the ‘worst’ red carpet looks of all time, it turns out, were really just ahead of their time.”

― Brad Goreski

“Visiting Lucerne is like going to Disneyland: You can’t imagine that it is real because it looks like a movie lot.”

― Brad Thor

“Richard Schiff is a really good baseball player. It’s surprising because he looks exhausted.”

― Bradley Whitford

“When you watch ‘UFC,’ there is not a cliche champion who looks the same every time.”

― Bray Wyatt

“When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them.”

― Brendan Fraser

“I mean, it was a mummy movie. It was a good film independent of its source. It that looks like Lawrence of Arabia on steroids in a lot of ways.”

― Brendan Fraser

“For girls, something that accentuates the curves looks sexy. It can be a dress, it can be jeans, it can be a tank top, who cares!”

― Brody Jenner

“First, I was doing the singing, and because I was Hulk Hogan’s daughter, everyone was like, ‘Oh, it’s handed to her. Oh, she looks like a wrestler herself.’”

― Brooke Hogan

“I’ve never been naturally fashion conscious. I’m the kind of person who sees a whole outfit in a magazine, runs out and buys it but looks like a clown.”

― Brooke Shields

“With the Internet, bands can come and go every five minutes and the music looks disposable.”

― Bruce Dickinson

“Yes, the people I draw don’t have a wide variety of looks. Every now and then I’ll spruce it up, like a woman will be wearing a two-piece suit as opposed to a one-piece, or a man will not be wearing a tie; he’ll just have a collar.”

― Bruce Eric Kaplan

“Get the entire team involved in identifying and evaluating project risks. Everyone looks at the project differently, and sometimes the input from the student intern can be vital.”

― Bruce Pittman

“If one looks at the works of Newton to Einstein, they were never scientists in the way modernity understands the term.”

― Bruno Latour

“A good typeface is like a well-crafted English or Italian suit: it always looks perfect.”

― Bruno Maag

“Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.”

― Bryant H. McGill

“’Red vs Blue’ as a show has evolved dramatically. It looks an entirely different show to what we started with, but the format of the show has changed so much over the years, too.”

― Burnie Burns

“There’s this new band that just started with us called the Dave Matthews Band. My God! I mean, I like those guys. Plus, Dave Matthews looks just like Forrest Gump.”

― Butch Trucks

“My God, he looks like he’s beating a chicken.”

― Byron Nelson

“In the early ’90s, it was grunge; everybody was fully clothed. Alanis Morissette was one of the biggest artists in the world, never wore makeup, wearing Doc Marten boots, and then the Spice Girls turn up, and suddenly it all looks a bit burlesque; suddenly they’re the biggest band in the world.”

― Caitlin Moran

“The thing is, any time anyone invades anyone on stage, the invader always looks really bad no matter what point they’re proving – obviously that applies to myself too.”

― Calvin Harris

“I personally would not have plastic surgery. What the hell for? It looks ridiculous.”

― Calvin Klein

“My daily diet consists of basically anything I think looks tasty, whether that’s pizza, sushi, burgers, quesadillas. I like everything.”

― Cameron Dallas

“When a designer creates, he looks at the world around him.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

― Carl Jung

“My scar is beautiful. It looks like an arrow.”

― Carly Simon

“I hate a man who looks dirty.”

― Carmen Dell’Orefice

“I think I’m insecure about what every girl is insecure about, looks and stuff like that, but it’s not a big deal.”

― Caroline Flack

“Sometimes when you get to the press conferences, you hear you’re going to play this person in the semifinals, and in the quarters, you’re going to play her. And I’m like, ‘Hold on a second.’ First of all, you have to make it there. Second, your opponent needs to make it there. It looks easier on paper than it is in real life.”

― Caroline Wozniacki

“I really like the structure of my body. It moves well, it looks good, it photographs well, it understands gesture and nuance.”

― Carrie Mae Weems

“I’m really lucky in the sense that my hair holds curl awesomely well. It looks the same at 10 P.M. as it does at 10 A.M. One of my favorite products is Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray. I can get a lot of volume with it. I’m from the South – I like big hair.”

― Carrie Underwood

“I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World, rather than resolutely forwards.”

― Carter Burwell

“Almost everything looks the same at art fairs – very hygienic, very white, lots of right angles.”

― Casey Neistat

“The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.”

― Cat Stevens

“People expect a lot more from someone they think looks interesting. It’s a burden.”

― Catherine Deneuve

“If you decide to tell a kid that looks don’t matter, she can prove you wrong every day. Because they see it everywhere. That is age-old, going back to the Greeks, but now we’re bombarded nonstop.”

― Catherine Hardwicke

“When you are 20, 40 looks really old. When I was nearing 30, that seemed like a major milestone.”

― Catherine Zeta-Jones

“The industry looks for white actors and actresses, but it’s not the same for black actors. We have to really put the work in.”

― Chadwick Boseman

“When I watch myself on TV, it’s impossible not to say, ‘Is that really what my neck looks like?’”

― Chaley Rose

“You see a whole bunch of different looks in the NBA. Guys, like LeBron, have stylists now, and they do their own thing. Then you have Russell Westbrook, whose style is a little different. Every guy is wearing outfits to show their personality.”

― Chandler Parsons

“I had been warned not to get on a motorcycle, sort of. I think there is a clause in most general basic contracts to keep yourself in one piece and not alter your looks without telling them first.”

― Charisma Carpenter

“No one looks forward to a recount.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done.”

― Charles Wesley

“To be honest, my usual makeup is the same as in my music video looks.”

― Charli XCX

“I want to try it to see what it’s like and see what my stuff looks like when I take it from inception to completion.”

― Charlie Kaufman

“When I used to say I did dressage, I got blank looks. No one had a clue what I was on about.”

― Charlotte Dujardin

“I am all athlete, and that’s important, that my looks have nothing to do with what I do in the WWE.”

― Charlotte Flair

“I’m really, really short. And when I’m on TV, it looks like I’m tall, but I’m really not. I think I’m like just over 5-foot, or not even. Yeah, I’m really small.”

― Cher Lloyd

“The funny thing is, I was never purposely blonde. I just got highlights, and then you get highlights over highlights, and then it looks like you’re blonde.”

― Cheri Oteri

“Here we are, worrying about whether we’re thin enough or whether our bottom looks too big in this pair of trousers or even whether or not I should wear a hat – does it really matter in comparison to the important things that are going on in the world?”

― Cherie Blair

“I don’t know if my looks will ever get any better, but my pratfalls sure won’t.”

― Chevy Chase

“If I’m on a flight for more than 14 hours, I will do this Fresh face mask on the plane. I don’t care how silly it looks; it saves my skin from drying out.”

― Chiara Ferragni

“I have a lot of looks but right now I’m really into grunge. Messy hair, black heels. I get Michelle Pfeiffer with it.”

― Chloe Grace Moretz

“My hair looks awful while wet, I will say that.”

― Chord Overstreet

“The holy grail for me is just stand-up – It’s always been that. If I can just tour and headline in stand-up, that’s the dream. But I’ll do anything that looks like fun, y’know?”

― Chris Cubas

“I had eel at a sushi bar once; it’s disgusting. I thought it was chicken. It looked like chicken. It was brown and looked delicious, and I was like, ‘That looks safe.’ It wasn’t.”

― Chris Evans

“Northern New Jersey looks like a cluster of idyllic suburbs, but each of those seemingly normal towns has a dark side that’s constantly gossiped about but never publicly acknowledged. They seem to thrive on their strangenesses.”

― Chris Gethard

“I put the costume on and said ‘It’s not very comfortable, but it looks amazing,’ so it’s all good.”

― Chris Hemsworth

“We’d be nowhere without our looks.”

― Chris Lowe

“You see Justin Bieber and Robert Pattinson, what they go through, and dude, that’s not as exciting as it looks.”

― Chris Pine

“If a woman tells you she’s twenty and looks sixteen, she’s twelve. If she tells you she’s twenty-six and looks twenty-six, she’s damn near fourty.”

― Chris Rock

“My head looks like an uncooked ham with glasses.”

― Chris Ware

“I usually go to Lush for hair products. I had no idea that this existed, but they have a shampoo rock, and it looks like a bar of soap, and I was tripping out when they told me it was a shampoo, so that’s pretty sweet.”

― Christian Serratos

“As a teenager, my favourite rejection was, ‘She looks too healthy,’ which of course translates as, ‘She needs to lose weight.’”

― Christina Ricci

“When I look at a digitally acquired and projected image, it looks inferior against an original negative anamorphic print or an IMAX one.”

― Christopher Nolan

“A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater.”

― Christy Mathewson

“Modeling is a profession where your worth is tied up with looks.”

― Christy Turlington

“When I was 18, and my looks were what I was – and all that I was – it did feel very limiting.”

― Christy Turlington

“I discovered about 150 dots is the minimum number of dots to make a specific recognizable person. You can make something that looks like a head, with fewer dots, but you won’t be able to give much information about who it is.”

― Chuck Close

“I usually write in my kitchen, which is a large, octagonal room that looks into woods – three big windows look out into the trees.”

― Chuck Palahniuk

“I grew up not worrying about my looks.”

― Claudia Winkleman

“I don’t like anything too perfect, or anyone who looks like they have just stepped out of a salon; that’s not for me.”

― Claudia Winkleman

“Nobody looks like they did when they were 20, so why not take advantage of the fact that you’re changing, emotionally as well as physically?”

― Clint Eastwood

“Why am I a star? It can’t be because of looks.”

― Clint Eastwood

“I don’t like interior decorating. It looks gorgeous, but it doesn’t have that lived-in look.”

― Clive Cussler

“I’m somebody who tries to remain positive and looks forward to setting goals and reaching them. But that’s easier said than done.”

― CM Punk

“There are always going to be detractors who will say I don’t look like I’ll be able to hang with Brock Lesnar. But Brock’s a freak of nature, and I don’t know anybody who looks like they can ‘hang’ with Brock Lesnar. But anyone can be choked out in seven seconds.”

― CM Punk

“I still don’t find myself a very confident person about my looks or my body.”

― Cobie Smulders

“I don’t think it’s fair for people to put fellow beings down just because they’re only known for their looks.”

― Coco Rocha

“I absolutely don’t care about my looks and I’m so used to them that I wouldn’t change a thing. I would end up missing my defects.”

― Colin Firth

“If you’re working on a computer and you’re editing bass, it looks like a warm curvy, sort of feminine object.”

― Colin Greenwood

“When you step on the field, you want to be a starter. You want to be the person everybody looks to and says, ‘If we need a play to be made, let’s go to him.’”

― Colin Kaepernick

“Trump just looks stupid trying to appeal to blacks and Latinos.”

― Colin Powell

“The flapper has charm, good looks, good clothes, intellect and a healthy point of view.”

― Colleen Moore

“The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.”

― Confucius

“Acts of violence that occur simply because of how someone looks are horrific.”

― Conner Eldridge

“I’m booby and kind of curvy, so I definitely need to wear things that work with that. I can’t just put on a muumuu, because it looks crazy on me.”

― Connie Britton

“I like the Alice in Wonderland sculpture in Central Park. I love how it’s been rained on forever and looks worn down by time.”

― Conor Oberst

“I live in Hamburg; that’s in the north. And I live on the outskirts of town. It looks like countryside.”

― Cornelia Funke

“You see a comic, and you’re like, ‘Oh wow: the Riddler has been drawn this way, and he’s been drawn that way.’ There are tons of looks, and his personality changes based on who’s writing them.”

― Cory Michael Smith

“I took out a whole fireplace and put in broken glass and installed a burner underneath, so it looks like fire on ice. I did that in my bedroom suite. I’m pretty handy.”

― Cory Monteith

“As you get older, you find that everything looks better more natural!”

― Courteney Cox

“Growing up, I fluctuated between wanting to modify my looks and embracing them.”

― Crystal Hana Kim

“My body is one that kind of looks at weights, and then all of a sudden, I have muscle.”

― Cynthia Erivo

“Everything looks cute when it’s small.”

― Cynthia Rowley

“What we’ve seen of Rey, she looks like she can handle her stuff. So most of the comments I get are from parents who say how wonderful it is that their little girls can see this character.”

― Daisy Ridley

“Instead of focusing on what my body looks like, I try and focus on how my body works – how strong my body is.”

― Damaris Phillips

“Every retailer, when they price their goods, looks at their total cost overall. When they have costs go up, they’ll price their products accordingly.”

― Dan Butler

“I’d rather create something that gives people a very strong reaction than create a show that someone looks at and says, ‘Hmm. Fine.’”

― Dan Levy

“There are a lot of artists in Gowanus, and certain things come into your visual vocabulary from living there – the scale of the subway and the canal, sometimes it almost looks like a de Chirico painting, with the intense angles of the shadows and everything.”

― Dana Schutz

“I’ve read stories that are set in a celebrity’s house, and you know where it is and what it looks like and what’s inside it, and that’s not something I want anyone to know.”

― Danica Patrick

“The worst situation you can have in a thriller is a lead who looks like he can handle himself.”

― Daniel Craig

“So, I see technology as a Trojan Horse: It looks like a wonderful thing, but they are going to regret introducing it into the schools because it simply can’t be controlled.”

― Daniel Greenberg

“At my restaurant, we made a dessert called ‘milk and honey.’ It’s milk ice cream that looks like a snowball, and then you cut into it, and honey runs out.”

― Daniel Humm

“It’s funny… you can make fun of AIDS or Haiti, but if you make fun of some starlet in Hollywood’s looks? That’s like the one thing… the line you are not to cross.”

― Daniel Tosh

“I just want to be fully challenged as an artist, so that anyone who looks like me, who relates to me, says, ‘Oh, if Danielle did it, I can.’”

― Danielle Brooks

“I have worn things that are too tight, and I’ve learned over the years that just because the size on the tag says something smaller doesn’t mean it looks good on you.”

― Danielle Fishel

“You can’t have nine children and not be organized. Otherwise it just looks like Appalachia.”

― Danielle Steel

“I wanted to go somewhere I could be an important player. Be the player the whole city looks up to.”

― Danny Ings

“When I run barefoot, I put my shoes on my hands. Running around with shoe-hands looks a little weird.”

― Danny Pudi

“Looks like she’s been slapping the kid again.”

― Dashiell Hammett

“Animation in itself has so many different looks and styles and possibilities.”

― Dave Filoni

“I have done stupid with a lot of zeros on the end of it. I know what it looks like.”

― Dave Ramsey

“It looks like you can write a minimalist piece without much bleeding. And you can. But not a good one.”

― David Foster Wallace

“It looks like I’m this huge shark going in for the kill… I don’t know what I was thinking.”

― David Gest

“I can only appreciate the kind of work that goes into being a top drag queen. Ru Paul looks just astonishing as a woman. And he’s got this fantastic turn of phrase. I find him hilarious.”

― David Harewood

“East Yorkshire, to the uninitiated, just looks like a lot of little hills. But it does have these marvelous valleys that were caused by glaciers, not rivers. So it is unusual.”

― David Hockney

“Have you ever wondered what your subconscious mind looks like? Well today, I can show you.”

― David Icke

“I discovered that if one looks a little closer at this beautiful world, there are always red ants underneath.”

― David Lynch

“My house is very clean apart from a very small part of it that looks as if we’ve been burgled, which is my office.”

― David Morrissey

“No matter what one looks at and finds temporarily pleasing, it can never be as beautiful as just a tree, really.”

― David Thewlis

“Cats can’t understand English, so you tell a cat, ‘Come on. Jump on the bed,’ and he just looks at you like, ‘What are you talking about?’”

― Dean-Charles Chapman

“When my kids started preschool, the teachers had to take away all the fake bananas because all the boys would pick them up and pretend that they were guns. Boys find sticks to play swords and anything that looks like a gun to shoot. It’s just inside of them. It’s who they are.”

― Dean Norris

“Natalie Portman never looks back, ever. Ever!”

― Debby Ryan

“I’ll buy half the wardrobe after ‘The Impressions Show’ has finished – I know it fits and looks good, because I’m impersonating people such as Angelina Jolie.”

― Debra Stephenson

“My philosophy comes from a worldview that looks at the world as one. It’s a holistic view that sees the world as interconnected and interdependent and integrated in so many different ways, which informs my politics.”

― Dennis Kucinich

“I grew up in the ’90s, so I’ve definitely resurrected many looks from my youth lately, including overalls, jelly shoes, and, of course, Doc Martens.”

― Devin Kelley

“In the beginning, I was riddled with major complexes about my looks. Even now, here and there, these complexes crop up. But as the days progressed, I learnt to handle them much better.”

― Dhanush

“When I joined films in 2002, there were all kinds of rash and unkind comments that were made about my looks in the reviews.”

― Dhanush

“What I really tried to do with Helen was make her show this sad side of her. She was married off at 16, was so young and living in this castle that can’t leave because of how she looks, and married to a man she hates and three times her age.”

― Diane Kruger

“I think that anybody that smiles automatically looks better.”

― Diane Lane

“I gave up on my looks a long time ago.”

― Diane von Furstenberg

“My demographic is very broad. Once they come, they had an idea about jazz, and then they hear me, and they come back with sisters, brothers, and kids. My audience looks like America to me.”

― Dianne Reeves

“Personally, I feel that a company which looks at problems of other companies and learns from their mistakes is a successful one.”

― Dilip Shanghvi

“I know I’m blessed with good looks.”

― Dimple Kapadia

“I think the beauty looks I most regret are those I was persuaded into.”

― Dita Von Teese

“Irrespective of my looks and age, they’ll like me if I portray my character well.”

― Divyanka Tripathi

“Some of the reason why you have so many divorces is that we tend to get married, most of the time, not for ourselves, but for others, or for how it looks to others.”

― Djimon Hounsou

“I modelled my looks on the town tramp.”

― Dolly Parton

“I’m no natural beauty. If I’m gonna have any looks at all, I’m gonna have to create them.”

― Dolly Parton

“When I was with Andy Warhol, I thought, ‘God, his wig looks cheaper than mine!’”

― Dolly Parton

“Basically the children who watch it just see the little characters they love, and so they’re not discerning about whether it looks great or it’s a great story or anything.”

― Don Bluth

“I recognize very much in Hopper that it does look like the United States; it looks like the 30’s and my first impressions of everything, all of which I have to deal with and which gets mixed up in my work and probably gets mixed up in everybody else’s work too.”

― Donald Judd

“Pollock looks unusual and radical even now.”

― Donald Judd

“I have an image of what a British gentleman looks like, and that image finds real expression in Prince Charles. He is beyond fashion – he is an archetype of style.”

― Donatella Versace

“But I’ve lost parts because of my looks. I auditioned to star with Richard Dreyfuss in ‘The Buddy System.’ The producers said no one would believe he would leave me for another woman. They just couldn’t see me with him.”

― Donna Dixon

“I’m always concerned about how our state looks.”

― Doug Ducey

“I always liked photography in film – I studied photography growing up. I like the medium of film; I like physically holding 35-mm film. I like the way it looks, the quality when it’s projected. I like the way it frames real life.”

― Doug Liman

“The first lead that I ever played was a young Boy George when I was seventeen. I shaved my eyebrows off. That’s as far from leading man looks as you can get.”

― Douglas Booth

“I was doing a movie, ‘Diana,’ and I pulled aside the guy who was making the nose for Naomi Watts and said, ‘I’m about to do ‘Cyrano.’ So he did various Photoshops of different looks that might work. I was really against any kind of ‘Pinocchio’ theater thing. The way that it’s described in the play is this disfigurement.”

― Douglas Hodge

“The force I represent is Virginia’s New Mainstream. It looks forward, not backwards. It tries to unify people, not divide them.”

― Douglas Wilder

“Being a salesman and an actor were not that dissimilar: It is a good lesson in covering up your feelings. No one wants to buy from someone who looks depressed.”

― Dougray Scott

“I’m the guy who will eat something that looks nice when I’m out, but when I take it home in a doggie bag, it’ll sit in the back of my refrigerator until it starts to move.”

― Dustin Diamond

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.”

― Dwight D. Eisenhower

“When you’re six years old, you don’t look at things the way an adult looks at things.”

― Dwight Henry

“I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate.”

― Dylan Moran

“Real biologists who actually do the research will tell you that they almost never find a phenomenon, no matter how odd or irrelevant it looks when they first see it, that doesn’t prove to serve a function. The outcome itself may be due to small accidents of evolution.”

― E. O. Wilson

“A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.”

― E. W. Howe

“When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.”

― Eckhart Tolle

“Maybe he just looks good compared to the bores he’s running against.”

― Ed Koch

“The business aspect of this sport is a contradiction to what it’s really about, and that’s knowing something for what it is and not just what it looks like.”

― Eddie Alvarez

“We are all seduced by charismatic people, whether it’s in your office or in the bus or in the train. There are people who just, like, come through the door, and everybody turns around and looks at them and feels drawn to them.”

― Edgar Ramirez

“Every woman looks good in a flamenco dress.”

― Edgardo Osorio

“Kristen Stewart always looks good – she wears what she wants. It’s the same with Alison Mosshart – she chooses clothes that she loves rather than what she thinks she should wear.”

― Edie Campbell

“Maybe the Burberry woman is undefinable! I think it’s less about what she looks like and more about an attitude.”

― Edie Campbell

“I am a hard worker who looks to give everything.”

― Edinson Cavani

“A woman can look both moral and exciting… if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.”

― Edna Ferber

“At the rate we’re going, the 21st century looks pretty clear. It’s going to be pretty violent.”

― Edward James Olmos

“When I’m the one who sits down and looks at the blank page and writes it out all the way, then I’ll call it my script.”

― Edward Norton

“It’s no use ignoring looks or charm if you’re going into the theatre.”

― Eileen Atkins

“My looks were good enough for what I needed in every possible way but not so much to be a burden.”

― Eileen Atkins

“If one little girl who looks like me picks up a winter sport because she sees me, that’s all anybody could ever ask for.”

― Elana Meyers

“I didn’t have that much confidence. Maybe it looks that way. I’m glad it does.”

― Elia Kazan

“Every situation, no matter how complex it initially looks, is exceedingly simple.”

― Eliyahu Goldratt

“I still have a crush on Johnny Depp, and I literally only started dating my husband because he looked like Johnny Depp – and he knows that. We’ve been together for twelve years, and he still looks like Johnny Depp.”

― Eliza Coupe

“Absolute certainty is not something I strive for anymore. I’ve learned the hard way that destiny usually looks upon our most strident convictions with amusement, or perhaps even pity.”

― Elizabeth Gilbert

“An iron lung looks like an enormous metal coffin or a 19th-century rocket ship: only its occupant’s head is left outside, a tight seal around the neck.”

― Elizabeth McCracken

“I work intentionally to try and make dense, complex things. We can move between genres and forms, from something that looks like a PowerPoint lecture to something that looks like an informercial to something that looks like a cinematic melodrama.”

― Elizabeth Price

“I see myself on the cover of a magazine and I don’t think that it looks like me at all. My first-ever photo shoot was for the cover of a lads’ magazine.”

― Elize Du Toit

“My first reaction when I watched Les Miserables was, ‘Wow, my hair looks good!’ They put half a wig in, and I was always kinda worried it was gonna make my head look twice as big!”

― Ellie Bamber

“I feel more confident if my makeup looks good.”

― Ellie Goulding

“Black liner looks harsh on me because I’m so blond, so I do a brown liner with a black mascara. My favorite is ‘L’Oreal Voluminous’ on my top and bottom lashes. For a while, I only did mascara on the upper lashes, but it makes me look too pretty.”

― Elsa Hosk

“Often, when Jim Carrey plays it straight, all of the vitality is drained from his face; he looks like a root-canal patient trying out a pleasant expression for his oral surgeon.”

― Elvis Mitchell

“In ‘Requiem for a Dream,’ the director Darren Aronofsky’s adaptation of Hubert Selby Jr.’s lower-depths novel, Jared Leto has lost so much weight, he looks like another person altogether.”

― Elvis Mitchell

“Girls need to see somebody that looks like them talking about science and technology.”

― Emily Calandrelli

“It’s amazing what sleep does for your looks.”

― Emily Procter

“I’m very self-conscious having my picture taken, so I clown around. My driver’s license photo looks like a blonde Elvis.”

― Emily Procter

“Unequivocally, individual human beings who live together will always have different standards of what a ‘clean house’ looks like.”

― Emily V. Gordon

“If a show is a critical success but a ratings flop, I assume that people are just championing the show because it looks cool to root for an underdog.”

― Emily V. Gordon

“My looks mean nothing to me. If anything, they are a hindrance.”

― Emmanuelle Beart

“For the record: I wear makeup. All. The. Time. But I do it in a way that looks natural.”

― Emmanuelle Chriqui

“As for my looks, if I didn’t look the way I do, I would probably be one of those many faces doing a romcom, which I detest. The way I look has somewhere defined the characters I played. My weakness has become my strength.”

― Emraan Hashmi

“You can’t just run through a cookie cutter press and crank out a wrestler that looks like Bill Goldberg.”

― Eric Bischoff

“I used to say that you’ll have 10 IP address on your body… and it looks like that’s going to happen through medical monitoring.”

― Eric Schmidt

“Authority is not a quality one person ‘has’, in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him.”

― Erich Fromm

“But when we have families, when we have children, this gives us a purpose for being, to protect our children, to avoid going to jail because if I’m in jail, who looks after my children, who’s there for my wife?”

― Ernie Hudson

“I’d rather be appreciated for my character in a film than my looks.”

― Esha Gupta

“I am jailed, with around 200 other inmates, in a wide hall that looks like a warehouse.”

― Eskinder Nega

“The best perk of my job is getting to take products home. I mean, my bathroom looks like Sephora; like a clean, smaller Sephora.”

― Eva Chen

“Actually, when I’m not filming a movie, my beauty approach is really natural – I prefer a bare face that looks really healthy and dewy.”

― Eva Green

“Whatever you think rigor looks like, you should go up a few notches.”

― Eva Moskowitz

“I’m not an Internet person that reads behind-the-scenes stuff. I see a trailer, and if it looks good, then I go. That’s that.”

― Evan Goldberg

“I used to watch actors and say, ‘You poor suckers, that job looks miserable.’”

― Evangeline Lilly

“Cancer essentially lives in us and becomes activated at some point, and then cells begin to psychotically divide. Initially, the cancer cell looks like other cells and the body invites it in.”

― Eve Ensler

“A poet or prose narrator usually looks back on what he has achieved against a backdrop of the years that have passed, generally finding that some of these achievements are acceptable, while others are less so.”

― Eyvind Johnson

“The best part of owning a blog is the fact that you are in control. You can write about anything you want to write about. You can decide how your blog looks. You can decide who to target. You can decide how to monetize the blog. You have full control!”

― Fabrizio Moreira

“Making fun of people’s looks is something that children do – mean children – and, in fact, linguists have determined that Trump actually speaks like a 3rd grader.”

― Faith Salie

“The pressure is always there to do my best. I feel happy that I have an audience that looks forward to my next project. I have to make sure that I deliver.”

― Fawad Khan

“The past always looks better than it was. It’s only pleasant because it isn’t here.”

― Finley Peter Dunne

“A woman doesn’t care if she hasn’t a stomach, provided she looks as if she hasn’t.”

― Flann O’Brien

“The more people learn about the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, the worse it looks.”

― Frances Beinecke

“People who live together naturally catch the looks and air of one another and without having one feature alike, they contract a something in the whole countenance which strikes one as a resemblance.”

― Frances Burney

“I think people have surgery for psychological reasons more than because of their looks.”

― Francesca Annis

“I’m always scared of trends. The runways are always so trend-oriented, but I always feel for the women. The real women that buy cosmetics want to see the trends, but they don’t necessarily go for them. And I always encourage women to find what looks best on them.”

― Francois Nars

“I don’t know how consciously anyone looks for a father figure.”

― Frank Dillane

“As a cartoonist, I’m a caricaturist. First you find out what somebody really looks like, and then you find out what they ‘really’ look like.”

― Frank Miller

“You don’t run 26 miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe.”

― Frank Shorter

“Virtue looks good but it only suits imposing figures.”

― Frank Wedekind

“Trump considers himself such a virile example of masculinity that he’s qualified to serve as the ultimate arbiter of femininity. He relishes judging women on the basis of their looks, which he seems to believe amounts to the sum of their character.”

― Franklin Foer

“I’ve met Tony Danza. He was really nice. And he looks… I feel like he hasn’t aged. He looks exactly the same. He’s just Tony Danza. He’s exactly the same as he’s always been.”

― Fred Armisen

“I don’t think there’s an archetype for the Justin Bieber fan. A Bieber fan just looks like an American. You wouldn’t even need a costume to try and resemble one.”

― Fred Armisen

“I’m pretty rubbish, as we say in Britain, artwise, and I always envy people who can pick up something and even do just a little doodle of someone that looks vaguely like them. It’s impressive.”

― Freddie Highmore

“Shooting in Brooklyn is like opening a time capsule. Nothing has changed. Everything looks like it did in the eighties.”

― Freddie Prinze, Jr.

“Everything is more complicated than it looks to most people.”

― Frederick Lewis Allen

“A major power can afford a military debacle only when it looks like a political victory.”

― Friedrich Durrenmatt

“When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“There is a rollicking kindness that looks like malice.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“You don’t need mainstream media outlets, the big TV looks, or the magazine covers.”

― G-Eazy

“Reality TV looks more like America than movies do.”

― Gabrielle Union

“You can play older than yourself. You can play younger than yourself up to a point, and then that just becomes impossible because you carry a weight with you that you can’t shift, unless you have very boyish looks.”

― Gary Oldman

“I was never obsessed with fashion. I go for whatever looks good.”

― Gauri Khan

“Now Nazis, if they know one thing, it’s what a swastika looks like.”

― Gavin McInnes

“You draw a district for that particular minority – African American, Asian, Hispanic – so those folks have the right to elect whoever they want. If they don’t decide to elect someone who sounds like them or looks like them, they can pick anyone they want.”

― Gene Green

“Because something or someone looks or acts differently from us does not necessarily mean that it is ugly or bad.”

― Gene Roddenberry

“A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.”

― Georg C. Lichtenberg

“To him who looks upon the world rationally, the world in its turn presents a rational aspect. The relation is mutual.”

― Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

“Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?”

― George Bernard Shaw

“I want to create a theater that looks, feels, and smells like America.”

― George C. Wolfe

“One can never know for sure what a deserted area looks like.”

― George Carlin

“It looks easy, like surfing, but surfing is hard too.”

― George Eads

“If we leave the European Union, there will be an immediate economic shock that will hit financial markets. People will not know what the future looks like.”

― George Osborne

“While I’ve been well-known for trying to keep my fictional characters individual in their looks, it’s an even greater challenge not only to make them individual but also identifiable.”

― George Perez

“We don’t leave home without my daughter’s doll La-La. She looks like a bit of a rag, but India is obsessed with her.”

― Georgina Chapman

“The nature of photography has always resisted that temptation of interpretation. I look, and what I see looks back at me.”

― Gerard Malanga

“It’s always what you did before. The year before is always so much better. Even when the critics hated what you did then, it always looks better five years later.”

― Gian Carlo Menotti

“If you’re not a makeup artist, and you just try to go for the big looks, it just gets the best of you.”

― Gigi Hadid

“It must be admitted that science has its castes. The man whose chief apparatus is the differential equation looks down upon one who uses a galvanometer, and he in turn upon those who putter about with sticky and smelly things in test tubes.”

― Gilbert Newton Lewis

“No one watches ‘Taxi Driver’ and says, ‘Oh, it’s a male-oriented film.’ No one looks at nine-tenths of the films out there that are headlined by men and say, ‘It’s a male-oriented film.’”

― Gillian Flynn

“My longing to improve my looks via The Body Shop is being replaced by my longing to improve my looks via Photoshop.”

― Gina Barreca

“As an audience member, if I go to a film, and I am watching two actors, and they’re kissing, and it looks like they don’t even want to be kissing, it just takes me out of the film.”

― Gina Prince-Bythewood

“The mark, to me, of a constructive argument is one that looks at a specific problem and says, ‘What shall we do about this?’ And a nonconstructive one is one that tries to label people.”

― Gloria Steinem

“Cristiano is an unbalancing player. His confidence allows him to pull off the plays he does. He naturally always looks for the best solution.”

― Gonzalo Higuain

“I’m not a writer who looks for the fantastic and the sensational. I like the world we’ve got. If there is anything special and magical, I have to find it in the ordinary stuff.”

― Graham Swift

“There are similarities between being an editor and a tailor. Tailors have a vast supply of fabrics, buttons and thread at their disposal and put it together to make a whole. That’s what an editor does – looks at society at a given time and pulls together the interesting aspects into a single issue each month.”

― Graydon Carter

“I do as much outdoor stuff as I can. What I’ve done is I bought a house in the middle of Hollywood, but I live in the forest. I literally live in an area that looks kind of like where I camped as a kid, but in the middle of Hollywood. It’s called Laurel Canyon.”

― Greg Cipes

“A man always looks good in a dark suit.”

― Greg Kinnear

“Comics fans want new stuff that looks exactly like the old stuff. It is hard for the publishers, and even the audience, to change something.”

― Greg Rucka

“I think when you make a genre or horror movie, you need a budget. When you skimp on blood and special effects and all that, it automatically looks cheesy. But a movie like ‘The Room’ is psychologically bad, which goes a lot deeper than just technically bad.”

― Greg Sestero

“As an actor, you have to understand how you are seen and then play with that. Otherwise, my looks are not important.”

― Greg Wise

“She got her looks from her father. He’s a plastic surgeon.”

― Groucho Marx

“Tell your wife often how terrific she looks.”

― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.”

― H. L. Mencken

“Every market has some rules and boundaries that restrict freedom of choice. A market looks free only because we so unconditionally accept its underlying restrictions that we fail to see them.”

― Ha-Joon Chang

“Every little girl looks up to her mom so much – that’s your first hero.”

― Halima Aden

“A person’s self-esteem has nothing to do with how she looks.”

― Halle Berry

“When I lived in London, I worked at the U.N. for a while as its human rights and refugees officer. I have two degrees, and my second was in radio. I was a programmer and news reporter in Canada. My CV looks bananas.”

― Hannah Simone

“What looks absolutely fabulous in rehearsal can fall flat in front of an audience. The audience dictates what you do or don’t change.”

― Harvey Fierstein

“My work looks like a comic book in form, but it’s not a typical comic book in content. I write autobiographical stuff.”

― Harvey Pekar

“She looks like she combs her hair with an egg beater.”

― Hedda Hopper

“Schools are launching pads, launching our kids into their futures. Unfortunately, a lot of what we teach now looks identical to what we taught 40, 50, or 60 years ago. There’s a need for both timeless curriculum content and timely content. What seems to be falling by the wayside is timely content.”

― Heidi Hayes Jacobs

“A really good picture looks as if it’s happened at once. It’s an immediate image.”

― Helen Frankenthaler

“Tim also has enough confidence so that it always looks like a Tim Burton film, but it really is collaborative. You’re allowed to do it your way but of course he’s always going to choose his way.”

― Helena Bonham Carter

“She looks like a warrior. I mean, Bellatrix does mean warrior. And she’s also a bit of a fatale. She’s the right hand of Voldemort, and the only woman death eater.”

― Helena Bonham Carter

“If one looks at the different problems of the integral calculus which arise naturally when one wishes to go deep into the different parts of physics, it is impossible not to be struck by the analogies existing.”

― Henri Poincare

“The natural consequence of our submission, even in part, to the system that looks to compelling the export of raw products, the exhaustion of the land, the cheapening of labour, and the export of the labourer.”

― Henry Charles Carey

“There are so many women on the floor of Congress, it looks like a mall.”

― Henry Hyde

“The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.”

― Henry Miller

“Nelson Mandela will always be the face of South Africa. The traveler passing through the country will see Mandela’s face almost everywhere he looks. Truly, the man is omnipresent.”

― Henry Rollins

“I hope I go to Heaven, and when I do, I’m going to do what every San Franciscan does when he gets there. He looks around and says, ‘It ain’t bad, but it ain’t San Francisco.’”

― Herb Caen

“Whereas economic man maximises, selects the best alternative from among all those available to him, his cousin, administrative man, satisfices, looks for a course of action that is satisfactory or ‘good enough’.”

― Herbert A. Simon

“One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.”

― Hermann Hesse

“Writing itself does not know what it looks like while one is doing it, only when it’s finished.”

― Herta Muller

“It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.”

― Hillary Clinton

“Salman Khan has the fittest body for the last 25 years. He looks younger each passing year. He inspires me a lot.”

― Himesh Reshammiya

“I love Jennifer Aniston’s style. She is streamlined and never overdone. And Demi Moore always looks classic, gorgeous and sophisticated.”

― Hoda Kotb

“I’m not a classically beautiful person, but hopefully it increases my longevity as an actress that my career isn’t dependent on my great, great good looks.”

― Holly Hunter

“I never did buy things on credit, I always paid for ’em, because I can’t see much difference in paying for something and just waiting a week and pay interest on it; that looks foolish to me.”

― Howard Finster

“When I finish a painting, it usually looks as surprising to me as to anyone else.”

― Howard Hodgkin

“I’ve tried to stalk Danzig. I’ve walked by his house on Franklin that looks super haunted and scary, but I’ve never seen him.”

― Hunx

“Perry Farrell is so gross, and his wife looks like a monkey.”

― Hunx

“God willing, we shall come to a stage where the world looks at the Palestinian question, and Palestinian rights on Palestinian national soil, as well as the questions of the occupied Syrian and Lebanese territories. These are the bases on which peace will be built.”

― Hussein of Jordan

“I’m tanned from head to toe, and it looks like I’ve been in The Bahamas.”

― Ian Ziering

“My son, O’Shea. He looks like me, and he can rhyme.”

― Ice Cube

“My looks have changed. I have laugh lines – not wrinkles.”

― Iman

“A way a woman walks and talks and moves and behaves is completely connected to how she looks.”

― Inbar Lavi

“It’s not as if I never used to get under pressure. That is nonsense. It’s just that my looks gave an appearance, and people didn’t think I was tense.”

― Inzamam-ul-Haq

“Anyone who thus looks up has some chance of becoming worthy to be looked up to in turn.”

― Irving Babbitt

“Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.”

― Irving Fisher

“A story never looks as good as when the other fellow buys it.”

― Irving Thalberg

“In New York, everybody looks great and is well dressed, but seeing someone in Ohio wearing Marc Jacobs is like spotting an owl in Central Park. Rare.”

― Isabel Gillies

“If the reader looks, I think he will find plenty of moral and political ideas in my stories.”

― Italo Calvino

“If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she’s late? Nobody.”

― J. D. Salinger

“I feel like obviously the standard for what TV looks like changes all the time.”

― J. J. Abrams

“There’s another film – a little Greek movie – that hopefully is going to get some distribution here in the U.S., called ‘Worlds Apart,’ where I also play a 60-year-old guy who looks a lot like J.K. Simmons, who has a romantic relationship with an appropriate woman.”

― J. K. Simmons

“My house looks like it was decorated by a 14-year old with a platinum American Express card.”

― J. Michael Straczynski

“My looks vary, but I definitely think about it and plan. I like to shop, too, so I’m always mixing it up. But normally, I’ll be wearing something like a college T-shirt and a sweater, something like that. But I definitely have to plan.”

― J. R. Smith

“Let’s face it, the great comedians now that are handicapped in the looks department are tremendous writers.”

― Jack Black

“What looks like enjoyment is the sneer of contempt. That’s not a smile.”

― Jack Kevorkian

“When history looks back, it will prove what I’ll die knowing.”

― Jack Kevorkian

“Politicians always do a two-step, depending on what their district politics looks like.”

― Jack Kingston

“If there really is a god, then he really looks after me.”

― Jackie Chan

“It looks like it’s been furnished by discount stores.”

― Jackie Kennedy

“We have had more sales for this year’s grand prix than any other, and we have been helped in that by the fact that Jenson had 10 podiums last season and looks like a winner. It is good for British motor racing if he is there and doing well.”

― Jackie Stewart

“In terms of my looks in ‘Brothers,’ it’s definitely not a glamourised look. It is very realistic.”

― Jacqueline Fernandez

“God bless ABC. They are my knights in shining armor. I love their content. Just as a person, I’m a huge fan of ‘Scandal,’ I still love ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ and ‘Resurrection’ looks amazing.”

― Jaime Ray Newman

“I’ve always liked to dress eccentrically, but as I get older I’m drawn to more classic looks, though I’ll still put my own twist on them.”

― Jaime Winstone

“All my confidence has disappeared because the whole nation thinks I’m a homophobe who looks like a monster.”

― James Arthur

“A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.”

― James Beard

“The weird thing about the subway is no one looks at each other. So I play the O2 in London. It’s a 20,000 capacity venue, and then I’ll take the subway to my gig, and everyone’s going to my gig, and no one looks at you. If anyone does, they say, ‘Hey, you look exactly like James Blunt, only smaller.’”

― James Blunt

“If a statesman is one who looks to the next generation and a politician one who looks to the next election, a political consultant must be one who looks to the next tracking poll.”

― James Carville

“I love doing supercrazy, avant-garde but still stunning looks.”

― James Charles

“I always wear colored prescription contacts for my looks.”

― James Charles

“When you say ‘design,’ everybody thinks of magazine pages. So it’s an emotive word. Everybody thinks it’s how something looks, whereas for me, design is pretty much everything.”

― James Dyson

“I can’t make a house homely. My house just looks like a garage or a shed. I’m not untidy, but it just looks so uninviting.”

― James May

“Richard Hammond is a reasonably fit bloke who looks after himself. Me and Jeremy aren’t.”

― James May

“When I’m not working, I don’t get my hair cut. I don’t know what the next character looks like.”

― James Spader

“I’ve always wanted to make a light that looks like the light you see in your dream.”

― James Turrell

“Whenever I catch a chunk of an Adam Sandler comedy on cable, it looks as badly shot and goofily tossed off as a Jerry Lewis gag reel once he hit the late downslide with ‘Hardly Working’ and ‘Cracking Up.’”

― James Wolcott

“A typical ‘Larry King Live’ is a pastiche whose absurdism defies parody. Wearing his trademark suspenders and purple shirts, he looks as if he’s strapped to the chair with vertical seat belts, unable to eject.”

― James Wolcott

“But when someone is on a winning horse, and everything looks wonderful, it’s very hard as an outsider to persuade them something is wrong.”

― James Wolfensohn

“In my case you can pretty well figure that you can put a beret and a mustache on just about anything you want and it looks like me.”

― Jamie Hyneman

“Just because the Americans are so good at rattling out accessible and cheap junk food, nobody looks twice when it comes to their food. But there are golden nuggets everywhere.”

― Jamie Oliver

“Dance looks absurd on film, I think, like little puppets moving around.”

― Jamie Wyeth

“Industry looks at research and development for energy efficiency, lowering material costs, so on and so forth.”

― Jamshyd Godrej

“There’s also something of an illusion in that, you can perhaps record a TV thing one month and complete a book the next and then be in a play. Then, if they all come out at once, it looks as if you’re actually juggling a million things.”

― Jane Asher

“When I think of all the years in my 30s when I starved myself… but when I got the role of Lois, I stopped thinking about my looks and was just myself.”

― Jane Kaczmarek

“One of the few advantages to not being beautiful is that one usually gets better-looking as one gets older; I am, in fact, at this very moment, gaining my looks.”

― Jane Lynch

“We have got to stop being a society that turns our heads and looks the other way.”

― Jane Velez-Mitchell

“Stockholm is surely an urban planner’s dream. Everything works. Everything looks good.”

― Janine di Giovanni

“Hollywood looks backwards and tries to repeat. And we really try not to do that. We don’t always succeed, but I really think that what we try and do is different.”

― Jason Blum

“Man, that Jim Lauderdale always looks good – he’s got more western suits than anybody.”

― Jason Isbell

“My father has the most tremendous personality and wonderful looks – he looks like Fredric March.”

― Jason Robards

“What Brad Bushman did is in 2010 he ran what’s called a meta-analysis, which is an analysis that looks at a whole bunch of different studies. They concluded that, yes, there is a link between violent video games and aggression.”

― Jason Schreier

“I would buy Barbies and take them apart and then remake their looks. I used them for hairstyling. It was a whole process. I had a lot of dolls – like 150.”

― Jason Wu

“They see a blooper here and there, and they just think, ‘Oh, he’s dumb.’ I mean, what can I do? I can’t ‘at’ everyone on Twitter and tell them I’m not dumb. Because that looks dumb.”

― JaVale McGee

“Football is not as easy as it looks from the television gantry.”

― Javier Mascherano

“I absolutely always buy in a bigger size. This is true for coats and also sweaters – I always take a bigger size because I think it looks far more chic if it’s loose-fitted rather than tight.”

― Jeanne Damas

“I love pairing bright details with simple looks or casual materials like denim or cotton.”

― Jeanne Damas

“There’s a whole lot of America that looks at each other and says, ‘Well, there’s 340 million people living in America. Isn’t there somebody other than a Bush or a Clinton who can be president in these modern times?’”

― Jeb Bush

“Now, it’s true I married my wife for her looks… but not the ones she’s been givin’ me lately.”

― Jeff Foxworthy

“I really hate my hair when it’s not braided because it’s so big when it dries. When it’s wet, it looks cool, but when it dries, it gets all in my mouth during a match, and I hate it.”

― Jeff Hardy

“Pink looks good on everyone.”

― Jeffree Star

“In my day, you could get a faculty job with zero post-doc papers, as in the case of yours truly; but now, the CV of a successful applicant looks like that of a newly minted full professor from olden times.”

― Jeffrey C. Hall

“A diva is someone who pretends to know who she is and looks fabulous doing it.”

― Jenifer Lewis

“I know what mental illness looks like, and I know that if a person is not ready to get help, they won’t.”

― Jenifer Lewis

“There is no picturesque version of what self-care looks like; it’s different for every person who wants to practice it.”

― Jenna Wortham

“When you train six to seven hours a day to be the best in your sport, you don’t want that to be overlooked. I don’t train for my looks.”

― Jennie Finch

“My grandmother was a psychiatrist and had shelves full of medical books – I was constantly sneaking looks at some of those. I was fascinated by the descriptions of illnesses and diseases.”

― Jennifer McMahon

“We were watching the first series recently, and it has a charm, a kind of amateur charm. At that point we didn’t involve ourselves technically at all – we just messed about and told our jokes – and it looks a bit like that.”

― Jennifer Saunders

“My hair looks so good out in the desert, it’s unbelievable. It’s, like, perfectly not frizzy.”

― Jenny Lewis

“From your first kid, your body still kind of looks the same once you get back in shape.”

― Jenny Mollen

“I loved dressing Elizabeth Hurley. I thought that was wonderful. She was one of those women who is so aware of how she looks in everything.”

― Jenny Packham

“We have a wide range of looks that address all the different types of women we cater to in all of the different territories we sell to.”

― Jenny Packham

“As we’ve often said, to the world at large, Marvel looks like a giant octopus that’s out to swallow the galaxy – which, by the way, we are. But we are, in fact, a rather small and intimate company.”

― Jeph Loeb

“I’ve always been a target. Everyone looks me and says, ‘I’m not going to let that Asian kid embarrass me. I’m going to go at him.’ That’s how it’s been my whole life.”

― Jeremy Lin

“Everyone looks me and says, ‘I’m not going to let that Asian kid embarrass me. I’m going to go at him.’ That’s how it’s been my whole life.”

― Jeremy Lin

“I hate the word ‘sneering’, I can’t help the way my face looks.”

― Jeremy Paxman

“I’ve written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don’t have it.”

― Jerry B. Jenkins

“It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.”

― Jerry Brown

“Almost everything looks better from a distance, Long Island included.”

― Jerry Della Femina

“Every automobile ad looks alike.”

― Jerry Della Femina

“The idea of getting old is horrific, but I don’t want to make it worse by becoming a grotesque caricature. A lot of people have made that mistake of trying so hard to hang on to their looks that they make themselves look really scary.”

― Jerry Hall

“Judging from what looks like the popularity of this classic wrestling show is that the people like what they have grown to know and love here in Memphis.”

― Jerry Lawler

“Fire looks better at night.”

― Jesse Spencer

“Melbourne is very sophisticated and edgy – we wear a lot of black. Things are lightening up a little bit, but truly, everything looks good in black.”

― Jessica Hart

“I like guys who are honest and funny. Looks come and go; I want to be 65 years old and laughing with my husband.”

― Jessica Lowndes

“I like when a man has a positive self-image, no matter what he looks like. I’m not into rock-hard abs.”

― Jessica Parker Kennedy

“The minute viewers callin or write about your looks, they were not listening to what you were saying.”

― Jessica Savitch

“I’m fairly specific about what I like to wear and looks are important to me, just like they are to everybody.”

― Jewel

“All the power to them but I’m not interested in making yet another show that looks like some other show.”

― Jhonen Vasquez

“Because of the audience I get and the fact that these people aren’t traditional comics buyers I don’t think the comic industry looks at that and thinks that is a very respectable thing. I’m very used to it. I’m not the guy who wins awards and gets mentioned in magazines.”

― Jhonen Vasquez

“Meditation is a state of mind which looks at everything with complete attention, totally, not just parts of it. And no one can teach you how to be attentive. If any system teaches you how to be attentive, then you are attentive to the system, and that is not attention.”

― Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Even as a child, I told my whole family how to improve their looks.”

― Jil Sander

“When I am at a straight club, which is like once a year, if a man even looks in my direction, I verbally attack him.”

― Jill Bennett

“If a team has multiple looks, it’s so hard to stand in front of your team and say, ‘This is the scouting report. This is what you have to prepare for.’”

― Jill Ellis

“At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.”

― Jim Bishop

“Nigel might have an earlier date, but I think it’s unprecedented from my memory. So it is a reminder to everybody that the public can move very rapidly on some issues and therefore what looks settled may not be.”

― Jim Bolger

“Haiti looks like a bomb hit it.”

― Jim Fowler

“I was amazed at the house that I grew up in; it looks practically identical to the way it was, but I couldn’t recognize it because of the size of the trees.”

― Jim Fowler

“One of the most difficult things for any artist to do is create a world that looks both completely alien yet real and possible.”

― Jim Lee

“The moon is essentially gray, no color; looks like plaster of Paris or sort of a grayish beach sand.”

― Jim Lovell

“Initially, it was about kids at the bottom rung of the social ladder, due to their looks and their class background. But they’re also outsiders in terms of their peer group.”

― Jim McKay

“The frustration of the Senate is that it’s slow. It looks like an aquarium.”

― Jim Webb

“Everyone looks so much better when they smile.”

― Jimmy Fallon

“I’m gonna be blunt and plain, if one ever looks at me like that I’m gonna kill him and tell God he died.”

― Jimmy Swaggart

“I must be an anorexic because an anorexic looks in the mirror and sees a fat person.”

― Jo Brand

“Medicine is no longer looking at organs. It looks at the processes inside the cell.”

― Joachim Frank

“Anyone that says looks don’t count is lying. Of course they do. Even babies go to the attractive face. It’s the way humans work.”

― Joan Rivers

“Nobody tells you Rwanda looks like Tuscany with its tiled roofs.”

― Joanna Lumley

“As an author on a corporate press, you have a lot less control over the finished product. I figure if I spend a couple years writing something, I want to be able to decide what the cover looks like and how it’s going to be presented.”

― Joe Meno

“Unfortunately, most actors want to play off their own personal mystique and good looks and whatever, but that will only carry you but so far.”

― Joe Morton

“If there’s no craft there, then once the looks go, there goes your career.”

― Joe Morton

“The camera looks into your soul.”

― Joe Pantoliano

“The Beatles just changed everything right across the board. They just had that right combination of clean-cut good looks – a cute band – but under that they had a real rock n’ roll thing going on.”

― Joe Perry

“I am one of the few actresses who isn’t recognized by the way she looks. I’m recognized by the way I talk.”

― Joey Lauren Adams

“From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment.”

― Johan Huizinga

“The farther reason looks the greater is the haze in which it loses itself.”

― Johann Georg Hamann

“Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.”

― Johann Kaspar Lavater

“I like some of the young guys like Senator Thune. He’s a guy that looks good. He’s very articulate, he’s very smart, and he truly is a public servant.”

― John Boozman

“The queen, I say, is the mother bee; it is undoubtedly complimenting her to call her a queen and invest her with regal authority, yet she is a superb creature and looks every inch a queen.”

― John Burroughs

“No one else looks out upon the world so kindly and charitably as the pedestrian; no one else gives and takes so much from the country he passes through.”

― John Burroughs

“A mentor enables a person to achieve. A hero shows what achievement looks like.”

― John C. Mather

“Believe it or not, I like the ‘Rumble.’ It’s extremely unpredictable and over-the-top. Everyone in the WWE universe looks forward to it. It becomes that one event each year where people center around.”

― John Cena

“Kitsch is more dangerous than it looks when taken to the extreme.”

― John Cusack

“For many Europeans the next decade looks to be filled with threats rather than opportunities.”

― John Hutton

“A civilization that only looks inward will stagnate. We have to keep looking outward; we have to keep finding new avenues for human endeavor and human expression.”

― John L. Phillips

“There’s a certain beauty and majesty to Wimbledon. The elegance, the way the grass looks on TV.”

― John McEnroe

“I’m not a huge fan of improv theater or improv sports or whatever, because it still just looks like a tool. It looks like a technique to me.”

― John Michael Higgins

“I watch other wrestlers. I watch movies with Jackie Chan and Jet Li and Tony Jaa. Then there’s breakdancing and Capoeira – just anything I see that looks awesome that I think I could adapt in the ring. Just your typical Kung Fu, breakdancing, Capoeira moves.”

― John Morrison

“It looks like a one man show here, although there are two men involved.”

― John Motson

“Being president looks like the worst job in the world.”

― John Mulaney

“If anyone looks back to the ’70s, ’80s with nostalgic rosy colored glasses and goes, ‘Well, everything was awesome.’ No, everything was not awesome!”

― John Oates

“Orwell is almost our litmus test. Some of his satirical writing looks like reality these days.”

― John Pilger

“I wrote most of ‘Hello in There’ in a relay box, which looks like a mail box, only bigger. Sometimes, it was so cold and windy on my mail route that I’d go inside the relay box and eat a sandwich, just to get away from the wind. I remember working on ‘Hello in There’ inside the relay box.”

― John Prine

“It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.”

― John Ruskin

“I admire our ancestors, whoever they were. I think the first self-conscious person must have shaken in his boots. Because as he becomes self-conscious, he’s no longer part of nature. He sees himself against nature. He looks at the vastness of the universe and it looks hostile.”

― John Shelby Spong

“The nature of the South is changing faster than the stereotypes are. Much of the South now looks like San Jose. Is it still southern?”

― John Shelton Reed

“I played football in the ninth and 10th grade. I looked a lot like Joe Namath, so I think my looks got me there more than my abilities.”

― John Travolta

“I was always a character actor, basically, that sometimes looks like a leading man.”

― John Travolta

“I always talk about a great-fitting pair of jeans. Girls are concerned about the way their butt looks in a pair of jeans, and I think a guy having a really great-fitting pair of jeans is just as important.”

― John Varvatos

“History never looks like history when you are living through it.”

― John W. Gardner

“Do I like how digital films look? Sometimes, but sometimes it looks flat, and ugly.”

― John Waters

“I went through different looks. At one period, I was preppy because that’s how I grew up. But then I had bleached hair in the front. And I used to wear – then I wanted to be a beatnik. It was hard to be a beatnik in suburban Baltimore. But I wanted to be one.”

― John Waters

“Over the years all these vampire movies have come out and nobody looks like a vampire anymore.”

― Johnny Depp

“I think everyone in their 30s looks back at their 20s and thinks, ‘Oh God, if I’d just done this and this, and not done that.’”

― Johnny Flynn

“Yes, the future certainly looks brighter now. I’m very happy with my group.”

― Johnny Kidd

“From where I sit now, I like the looks of tomorrow.”

― Johnny Olson

“I’m not going chic, I swear. The geek endures. But, I mean, a snazzy cool suit looks good.”

― Jon Heder

“I can’t remember what Michael Praed looks like. I’m too young!”

― Jonas Armstrong

“Most men, no matter how well or badly dressed, carry overstuffed, beat up wallets that should have been replaced years ago. Why is that? Every time I see a guy take out a wallet anywhere, it looks like a piece of old melted chocolate cake-with strings.”

― Jonathan Carroll

“We won’t do something different for different’s sake. Designers cave in to marketing, to the corporate agenda, which is sort of, ‘Oh, it looks like the last one; can’t we make it look different?’ Well no, there’s no reason to.”

― Jonathan Ive

“A perfect storm is in the making: financial uncertainty, economic downturn, government cuts, rising unemployment and a future that looks less clear the more we try to fathom it.”

― Jonathan Sacks

“I want to be the guy who our sport looks up to, and win multiple championships.”

― Jordan Burroughs

“If you are burned, you are naturally anxious to see what your face looks like as soon as they take the bandages off. In my case, it was my voice that was my main concern.”

― Jose Carreras

“As it turns out, what looks like science sometimes is not.”

― Jose Padilha

“Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.”

― Josh Billings

“If I was painting a picture, I wouldn’t want to take a picture of a single paint stroke. I’d rather show people what it looks like when it’s done.”

― Josh Trank

“I like working with kids because I enjoy seeing the looks on their faces and, it’s kind of selfish, I want a future audience.”

― Joshua Bell

“I just wear what I think looks nice.”

― Joss Stone

“I was really impressed with and excited about being immersed in this world and this time period with ‘Fences,’ being able to walk the neighborhood, and it looks exactly like the 1950s.”

― Jovan Adepo

“I think looks do matter on television.”

― Joy Behar

“We can fear things into existence. Fear looks into the future and imagines the worst that can happen.”

― Joyce Meyer

“Manny Pacquiao always makes a fake move that I know too well. He fakes a charge forward and then looks like he is going to follow with a one-two. That’s a common fake he has.”

― Juan Manuel Marquez

“I think it’s a bigger risk following a part that plays up your looks than it is to try and carve out a career as an actor.”

― Jude Law

“Unfortunately, I cook for two boys, and they don’t care what it looks like on the plate, and neither do I.”

― Judy Gold

“I was an unremarkable student with passable looks and a direct personality.”

― Judy Sheindlin

“I couldn’t identify with the images in ‘Elle’ or ‘Vogue’ or ‘Harper’s Bazaar.’ Nobody in the world we’re walking around in actually looks like that.”

― Juergen Teller

“I grew up to have my father’s looks, my father’s speech patterns, my father’s posture, my father’s opinions, and my mother’s contempt for my father.”

― Jules Feiffer

“I am a makeup junkie… Yves St. Laurent, Christian Dior, and anything else that looks good.”

― Julia Barr

“There is a reason the world always looks to America.”

― Julia Gillard

“I’ll declare my own interest right here at the start and admit that, like the vast majority of people, I find youthful looks appealing.”

― Julie Burchill

“When did women whose looks are not their living start conducting themselves like the simpering inmates of an Ottoman empire seraglio?”

― Julie Burchill

“I’m not obsessed by looks. I think you can become a prisoner of your own image.”

― Juliette Binoche

“I didn’t build a career off my looks, thank God.”

― Juliette Lewis

“Some of those drawn into the holy war had been secular nationalists only a few years before. If one looks at the biographies of these people, remarkable continuities are revealed.”

― Jurgen Habermas

“The problem with stage magic is that it looks really good, but everyone knows there’s a trick box.”

― Justin Flom

“With the NDAA, his failure to close Guantanamo Bay and the ramping use of drones, President Obama looks suspiciously like President Bush, a man on a quest for American Empire.”

― Justin Sane

“I’m not a big fan of shooting something that looks like it could belong in any movie. I’m not a fan of, okay, ‘wide shot, wide shot, medium shot, close-up, close-up – we’ll figure it out in post.’ I hate that.”

― Justin Simien

“I put my name into the Google search bar. Justine Bateman… And the auto-complete comes up. The auto-complete says that the top option is, ‘Justine Bateman looks old.’”

― Justine Bateman

“A family looks for ways to support and inspire one another.”

― Kamala Harris

“After a post-Bill Berry softening with albums like ‘Up’ and ‘Reveal,’ R.E.M. seems to be toughening up again; on the strength of the first single, ‘Discoverer,’ the band’s new record looks to continue with the same muscular rock and roll that defined its last album, ‘Accelerate.’”

― Karan Mahajan

“I think a woman looks best in a sari.”

― Kareena Kapoor Khan

“I’d like to make over Marilyn Manson and just dress him really normally to see what he looks like. That’d be really weird!”

― Karen Gillan

“There’s a tendency among some male writers to make the women in their stories weak and needing of rescue so that their hero looks like a manly man.”

― Karin Slaughter

“No crime lab in the world looks like the ‘CSI’ ones because there’s simply not the money for all those fancy machines.”

― Karin Slaughter

“Black is a great colour when it comes to being safe and classy. It looks great on any body type and can be paired with anything. So when in doubt, go for black.”

― Karishma Tanna

“I think the biggest thing I want to learn from Kevin Garnett, with him having a ring, is how do I become a championship player? How do I see how a championship team looks like? How do I use myself to be a championship contributor?”

― Karl-Anthony Towns

“It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.”

― Karl Barth

“When a driverless car looks out on the world, it’s not able to distinguish the age of a pedestrian or the number of occupants in a car.”

― Karl Iagnemma

“The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back.”

― Karl Kraus

“Black-and-white always looks modern, whatever that word means.”

― Karl Lagerfeld

“If you give me an eyeliner, I can create 40 looks with that – whether it’s liquid or pencil.”

― Kat Von D

“I don’t tend to do much with my lips. My lips are naturally very pink, so if I add any more colour, it looks like I’ve been smacked in the mouth!”

― Kate Beckinsale

“I didn’t realize it. It looks like my career happened overnight, but it didn’t. I was basically living on my own from when I was 17 on.”

― Kate Moss

“I own a Hangman jumper, which looks like a scarf, but that’s what it’s called. It cost a fortune, but it was worth it.”

― Kate Moss

“Because my career has been based so much on my looks, when I finally pass my ‘sell-by’ date, I think I’ll probably pack it in. Unless I make the changeover into playing witches or something, I don’t see what career I can have.”

― Kate O’Mara

“I have a beautiful Hellenistic gold and garnet ring – it’s more than 2,200 years old, but it looks very modern.”

― Kate Reardon

“Anything looks good if you’ve got the body of a Victoria’s Secret model and the porelessly smooth skin-tone of a piece of glass.”

― Kate Reardon

“When I do get pregnant, I highly doubt I’ll be one of those women who don’t look pregnant from behind – I’ll be that chick who looks pregnant from her ankles up!”

― Katherine Heigl

“Don’t be fooled. Looks can be deceptive. Like every working mother, I’m paddling away like a duck beneath the water.”

― Katherine Kelly

“When you watch stuff that is YA, it looks like it’s been made YA. It doesn’t look real.”

― Katherine Langford

“Jeremy Corbyn confuses the public because he looks like a librarian and enjoys baking bread.”

― Katherine Ryan

“I don’t do my hair very perfectly because I think it looks sexier when you don’t have everything perfectly structured out.”

― Katherine Schwarzenegger

“In pageants, you are evaluated from head to toe and it’s obviously all about looks, and as vain as that is, they can also bring you lots of opportunities to do amazing things.”

― Katherine Webb

“Lucasfilm looks out for ‘Star Wars.’ What are the values inherent in ‘Star Wars’ that we want to protect? It’s fragile to a certain extent in that it’s a single IP.”

― Kathleen Kennedy

“Insurance companies can no longer refuse to cover Americans with pre-existing conditions. That’s what change looks like.”

― Kathleen Sebelius

“Being a mother is no longer a liability, and being a woman is no longer a pre-existing condition! That’s what change looks like.”

― Kathleen Sebelius

“The power of ‘Madame Bovary’ stems from Flaubert’s determination to render each object of his scrutiny exactly as it looks, or sounds or smells or feels or tastes.”

― Kathryn Harrison

“My secret for feeding a bunch of guests without seeming stingy is pork tenderloin. It’s an inexpensive cut that looks impressive and is full of flavor. Plus, guys love it.”

― Katie Lee

“A guy in a mustache looks best dressed up in a suit. A track suit and mustache won’t help your look. You need to look groomed and polished.”

― Kayleen Schaefer

“There’s something very misleading about the literary culture that looks at writers in their 30s and calls them ‘budding’ or ‘promising’, when in fact they’re peaking.”

― Kazuo Ishiguro

“There’s something very simple and contemplative about ‘John Wick’ – what is interesting is that it looks like it was based on an Akira Kurosawa movie.”

― Keegan-Michael Key

“Well, for someone who looks like me you wonder where Alfred Hitchcock is.”

― Kelly Lynch

“I’d rather not have a moment when I’m known for my looks; being funny and interesting lasts longer.”

― Kelly Ripa

“Looks aren’t important. It’s your life and mind.”

― Ken Watanabe

“When everybody looks at our generation of kids, they always call us the misfits – you know, like we just don’t give a damn.”

― Kendrick Lamar

“For choice, I prefer not to be a public figure. I don’t have Tom Cruise’s good looks. I don’t have a need to be on the front page of fill-in-the-blank.”

― Kenneth C. Griffin

“My own feeling on the consumer is that he – he or she looks at what it costs them to pay their bills every month as opposed to how much debt they have.”

― Kenneth Langone

“I always try to be safe; even when something looks dangerous, it actually isn’t to me.”

― Kenny Omega

“Whenever I get a free day, I drive up to some part of California that looks promising on the map.”

― Kent McCord

“No matter what your hair looks like once it’s wet, it’s about embracing it and loving yourself for you and all that that entails.”

― Keshia Knight Pulliam

“This crazy world that looks like a lot of fun is also really stressful and crazy at times.”

― Kevin Jonas

“It’s taken me 15 years to step behind a camera and make something everyone agrees looks like a movie.”

― Kevin Smith

“I’m aware that, from the outside, this looks like I’ve got quite an ego.”

― Kevin Spacey

“Let’s just say I’ve never relied on my looks to make a living.”

― Kevin Whately

“It’s harder than it looks to juggle all those things: relationship, movies, YouTube.”

― Kian Lawley

“It’s not being superficial, but looks do attract me from across the gym.”

― Kiana Tom

“If it looks good, you’ll see it. If it sounds good, you’ll hear it. If its marketed right, you’ll buy it. But… If its real… you’ll feel it.”

― Kid Rock

“When I see a woman who looks her age, she’s radiating something, and it’s life.”

― Kim Cattrall

“I like the club. It looks nice with all the tables out. They were freaking out, the Gilly’s people.”

― Kim Deal

“I have a braided metal wire going down the middle of my chest underneath my skin. I saw it on an X-ray of it; it looks like a piece of jewelry.”

― King Diamond

“If America is a ship, it looks a lot like it’s sinking – financially, morally, spiritually. It’s frightening.”

― Kirk Cameron

“I really wanted the MTV Award the most, It was a golden popcorn container and it looks really neat.”

― Kirsten Dunst

“Sometimes, if a country’s currency is overvalued in real terms, and it looks like the current account is going to be in deficit for the foreseeable future, devaluation can make sense.”

― Klaus Schwab

“Everyone looks at your watch and it represents who you are, your values and your personal style.”

― Kobe Bryant

“Even when I was in my 20s and at my most beautiful, I was never obsessed with my looks. I didn’t dye my hair or wear make-up.”

― Koo Stark

“Fear usually looks like anger.”

― Krista Tippett

“Everyone always says, ‘Kristen got ‘Panic Room’ because she looks like Jodie Foster.’ But it was actually Nicole Kidman who was supposed to play my mother.”

― Kristen Stewart

“Everyone’s hip to the fact that we all do things to accentuate our looks – and it’s much more accepted.”

― Kyan Douglas

“It is as though nature is a wonderful symphony that science sits in awe of. It looks closely at each player, how the tubas are tuned and how the strings are strung. Creationism lets out a loud ‘shush’ at such excitement. Just enjoy the show and stop asking questions.”

― Kyle Hill

“The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not.”

― Lamar Alexander

“My ability to bring different characters to life is what has helped me advance in my career, and I would say as far as looks are concerned, well, I suppose that would be the icing on the cake, but acting comes first and foremost.”

― Lamman Rucker

“I’ve always been attracted to more than just the way a woman looks and the way she’s shaped.”

― Lamman Rucker

“I can’t bear looking in the mirror – I guess that’s why my hair looks like this.”

― Lance Bass

“I put on whatever is comfortable on me. Suit, jeans and tee as long as it’s comfortable. It doesn’t matter what brand. If it looks good I buy it.”

― Lance Gross

“Well, it’s looks like I’ve a love-hate thing going on with Monaco.”

― Lando Norris

“I always wear bronzer because I love the way my skin looks when it’s tan.”

― Lauren Conrad

“I would like to be part of a family, however that looks. Family is really important to me.”

― Lauren Graham

“I feel a lot of adult fiction looks down on plot as a lesser form of literature.”

― Lauren Oliver

“A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.”

― Laurence J. Peter

“As a New Yorker, I’m someone who lives on an island and looks across to America.”

― Laurie Anderson

“If I could go anywhere, I’d love to visit Greece someday because it looks so beautiful, and I’d also love to go to Mexico.”

― Laurie Hernandez

“For a physicist or a mathematician, the most symmetrical object you could think about would be a sphere, because it looks identical no matter what you do to it, however you rotate it in any given direction.”

― Lawrence M. Krauss

“You have to have a sense of what it looks like, not from the point of view of the policymaker but from the point of view of those who are at the receiving end of your policies.”

― Lee Hsien Loong

“I just feel like I have when I started making a lot of money, I started spreading it out to people. Mickelson, the whole deal, the over-tip: if I see a guy that looks like he needs a hand out or something, I’ll pull something out and give him something.”

― Lee Trevino

“Everyone looks at our films and thinks that we are somehow able to make movie after movie that does well and is entertaining, but there’s an enormous amount of work that goes on under the hood and an enormous number of mistakes that are made along the way.”

― Lee Unkrich

“My dad said: ‘It looks like you’ll be world No.1 in a few hours and I wanted to be the first to say congratulations.’”

― Lee Westwood

“Xiaomi looks a bit like Apple but is really more like Amazon with some elements of Google.”

― Lei Jun

“I don’t like the idea of ‘trends’ at all. If you follow trends, then everybody looks the same. The best shopping experiences are in local markets, especially in foreign cities.”

― Leigh Lezark

“Labor looks different in the 21st century. And so should our job training programs.”

― Leila Janah

“’Power’ usually starts principal photography around mid September, and the first table read is always like one big family reunion. The most common comment we hear is how ‘well rested’ everyone looks… something that can’t be said by the end of the season.”

― Lela Loren

“As long as I’m always myself, my looks don’t matter.”

― Lele Pons

“The breadth of work that’s possible is wider and deeper for someone who looks like me in the States than it is in the U.K.”

― Lennie James

“My LinkedIn page looks crazy.”

― Lenny Platt

“When a record company looks at me I’m very hard to market, I don’t really fit anywhere, It’s hard to get me on the air, and I’m hard to demography, but! because of that I’m not subject to trends like you pointed out.”

― Leo Kottke

“Cloning looks like a degrading of parenthood and a perversion of the right relation between parents and children.”

― Leon Kass

“We all know that looks matter, and modern politicians have always assumed that their battles are decided on both substance and image.”

― Leonard Mlodinow

“We all know that looks matter. What most of us don’t understand is just how much looks matter and how difficult it is for us to ignore a person’s appearance when making a social judgment.”

― Leonard Mlodinow

“My mother-in-law has so many wrinkles, when she smiles she looks like a Venetian blind.”

― Les Dawson

“I don’t have any rules when it comes to clothes. I’ll wear anything if it fits and looks good.”

― Lesley Nicol

“Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature; for life is never so low or so little as when occupied with the present.”

― Letitia Elizabeth Landon

“My specialty as a collector is books that almost have value. When I love a book, I don’t buy the first edition, because those have become incredibly expensive. But I might buy a beat-up copy of the second edition, third printing, which looks almost exactly the same as the first edition except that a couple of typos have been fixed.”

― Lev Grossman

“It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks; we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance.”

― Lewis Thomas

“I love when girls wear print-on-print. It looks so cool.”

― Liberty Ross

“I know one of the reasons I first started making Youtube videos was because no one looks like me.”

― Lilly Singh

“I think Beyonce always looks great.”

― Lily James

“No one looks twice at me when they’re around, and ‘Cinderella’ has made no difference. And I know that isn’t going to change.”

― Lily James

“I was blessed with good looks and I have good genes.”

― Limahl

“The reason ‘Hamilton’ works is because there is no distance between that story that happened 200-some-odd years ago and now, because it looks like America now. It helps create a connection that wouldn’t have been there if it was 20 white guys on stage.”

― Lin-Manuel Miranda

“I don’t expect to go hungry if I decide to leave the University. Resume: Linux looks pretty good in many places.”

― Linus Torvalds

“I used to be interested in Windows NT, but the more I see it, the more it looks like traditional Windows with a stabler kernel. I don’t find anything technically interesting there.”

― Linus Torvalds

“People, as critical as it looks, we’re OK. We are in control, whether we feel it or not.”

― Lionel Richie

“None of my comedy depended on looks. I never did tons of fat jokes.”

― Lisa Lampanelli

“I honestly feel like 99 percent of people have some kind of self-hate about their looks, and if I can joke about mine, maybe they can feel better about theirs.”

― Lisa Lampanelli

“Crisper is great. The future of gene therapy looks bright.”

― Liz Parrish

“Everyone I perform and tour with looks out for each other; we ensure we stay healthy.”

― Lizz Wright

“I’m not too secure about my looks. They can always change. I was heavy and overweight as a teenager, so it’s hard to be cocky or egotistical.”

― Lorenzo Lamas

“I’m not too secure about my looks. They can always change.”

― Lorenzo Lamas

“Let us reflect on the obvious but often neglected lesson that state-sanctioned discrimination never looks good in hindsight.”

― Loretta Lynch

“That doll looks more like a black man than me.”

― Lorrie Fair

“I always have lipstick, and use the same lipstick for my cheeks as blush, so that it looks very natural. It’s a good trick I learned from my mother. I like NYX or MAC because they have a lot of pigment and they’re matte.”

― Lou Doillon

“God looks after children, animals and idiots.”

― Lou Holtz

“When a manufacturing company in Spain looks to IBM for a solution to a problem, they expect us to bring the best of IBM worldwide to it, not just the experience of IBM Spain.”

― Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

“I think there is something lovely when a woman looks well.”

― Louise Nurding

“I’ve always loved Helena Christensen’s style because she looks casual and comfortable, while being chic and cool.”

― Louise Nurding

“I’ve always liked higher necklines, and Mia Farrow is my ultimate inspiration. The baby-doll dresses with big Peter Pan collars that she wore in ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ were iconic. I’ve been drawn to similar looks ever since.”

― Lucy Boynton

“When one looks at Nature through the glass walls of the Farnsworth House, it takes on a deeper significance than when one stands outside. More of Nature is thus expressed – it becomes part of a greater whole.”

― Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

“Once the game is decided, everyone looks to score. It’s natural.”

― Luis Enrique

“A couple of days out of the month, I talk to my stylist, and we just get a big chunk of looks that’ll last me a while.”

― Mabel

“I’m not interested in showing the wish of what it looks like to be human. I’m interested in showing what it actually looks like.”

― Maggie Gyllenhaal

“I’m not a character like Rapunzel or Cinderella; my story looks like any other.”

― Malala Yousafzai

“Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.”

― Malcolm de Chazal

“L.A. is… I always feel sort of abducted when I’m there, like I’ve stepped onto another planet where everyone looks the same.”

― Mamie Gummer

“Looks matter a lot, and it has always mattered. We always judge. I have not only been on the receiving end, but I have also judged others.”

― Manisha Koirala

“One of the fine moments in 1940s film is no longer than a blink: Bogart, as he crosses the street from one bookstore to another, looks up at a sign.”

― Manny Farber

“Looks aren’t everything, obviously, but there really is something to putting on a full face of makeup and really feeling the glam!”

― Manny MUA

“The atom bomb is a paper tiger which the United States reactionaries use to scare people. It looks terrible, but in fact it isn’t.”

― Mao Zedong

“Working for a big company is, I believe, much risker than it looks.”

― Marc Andreessen

“It’s a product of two poles – there’s the pole of the one who makes the work, and the pole of the one who looks at it. I give the latter as much importance as the one who makes it.”

― Marcel Duchamp

“Snooki is really beautiful and looks quite like Elizabeth Taylor in ‘Cleopatra.’ She has the same bone structure. I’m kind of obsessed with ‘Jersey Shore.’ People don’t give them enough credit for how entertaining they are.”

― Margaret Cho

“American TV news is much more sophisticated. I think that American TV networks, it looks like, they invest a lot into news.”

― Margarita Simonyan

“Sometimes it feels as if the artist hasn’t done the real work of engaging with the material. Film noir can’t just play off looks and attitudes. A thriller needs a dose of genuine suspense. It does not have to be literal, but it does have to feel genuine. Otherwise the artist is just leeching off the form.”

― Margo Jefferson

“When I eat, I have to chop up everything on the plate and stir it all together. It devastates my mom. Everyone at the table is like, ‘That looks like cat vomit.’ And I stir my Coke with a spoon until it’s flat.”

― Margot Robbie

“I am very insecure about my looks, and I always have been because of being mixed race.”

― Mariah Carey

“To all those mothers and fathers who are struggling with teen-agers, I say, just be patient: even though it looks like you can’t do anything right for a number of years, parents become popular again when kids reach 20.”

― Marian Wright Edelman

“We’re always bombarded with images from magazines of what looks cool and sexy.”

― Marilu Henner

“People tend to associate anyone who looks and behaves differently with illegal or immoral activity.”

― Marilyn Manson

“The thrill of a photo-realist painter is if you get really close to the painting, it looks just like a photograph. Whereas in my case, if you get close to my paintings, they totally fall apart – so I’m about as far from a photo-realist as it gets.”

― Marilyn Minter

“I don’t want everybody to see exactly where I live, what my sofa or my fireplace looks like.”

― Marilyn Monroe

“There isn’t anybody that looks like me without clothes on.”

― Marilyn Monroe

“I didn’t like anything about myself – my looks, my personality. I was very, very angry.”

― Marion Cotillard

“One of the differences between HBO and other television is that they demand the same coverage that you would have in a feature film. We need to have all the shots in order to make it as rich and as stunning as it looks. We can’t cut any corners.”

― Mark Addy

“Donald Trump is kind of a riverboat gamble. He won the Illinois primary; in this case, we have seen the Republican vote up and the Democratic vote down, so it looks like it’s a net benefit.”

― Mark Kirk

“My style icon has always been David Bowie. Just because of the variety of images and looks he created.”

― Mark Strong

“Most of my clients don’t realize that the way they look and the way they think about their looks are two separate issues.”

― Martha Beck

“Ten bajillion product ads notwithstanding, your looks are another thing that’s basically genetic.”

― Martha Beck

“I don’t think anyone looks into their family tree and expects it to come up smelling of roses.”

― Martin Freeman

“It’s harder in the States. I’m much more inclined to get offered things that are a lot straighter and heavier and dramatic. And they go by looks, too. If you look like a leading man, then that’s what they will consider you for.”

― Martin Henderson

“I find that putting my makeup on and playing with different looks is really relaxing for me before the show.”

― Martina McBride

“I find that putting my make-up on and playing with different looks is really relaxing for me before the show. It kind of helps me make that transition from ‘mommy’ to ‘performer,’ or star or whatever you want to call it!”

― Martina McBride

“I got interviewed by one writer who started with the line, ‘Mary Gauthier is a woman who clearly doesn’t care how she looks.’ I do too. It’s just that I’m not very good at it.”

― Mary Gauthier

“He who looks in the crystal ball ends up eating glass… They’re way, way close.”

― Mary Matalin

“Creativity makes a leap, then looks to see where it is.”

― Mason Cooley

“I think the world sort of looks to the kids who have potential. These are the kids who are going to do something with their lives, who are going to do something for the world. I don’t think it’s malicious, but the other kids get lost from that point on.”

― Matt de la Pena

“I look a little like Beaker. I think I’m a cross between Beaker and The Count. My hair looks like Oscar the Grouch. It’s Muppety hair.”

― Matthew Gray Gubler

“Eric Schmidt looks innocent enough, with his watercolor blue eyes and his tiny office full of toys and his Google campus stocked with volleyball courts and unlocked bikes and wheat-grass shots and cereal dispensers and Haribo Gummi Bears and heated toilet seats and herb gardens and parking lots with cords hanging to plug in electric cars.”

― Maureen Dowd

“Sometimes it looks like the board and the chairman are the worst enemy of the manager and the coaching staff, the football versus the financial side.”

― Mauricio Pochettino

“I don’t have social media, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, nothing. I don’t receive information. That’s why my head, my face, looks younger than I really am.”

― Mauricio Pochettino

“The world map looks smaller than ever before.”

― Max Azria

“I’m just not one of these guys who, like, you know, woke up with a six-pack. I need Skittles. I have to eat very particularly and I have to work out like a madman. And then it looks like… okay.”

― Max Greenfield

“It’s super easy to do what Conor does. He earned something. Then, he looks over the fence – he looks for something new – and it’s very easy to be motivated for something new.”

― Max Holloway

“I’ve got my dad’s height and smoking habit. But I think I’ve got my mum’s looks and sensibilities.”

― Max Irons

“I feel like plenty of people have normal-seeming families that, as they’re growing up, feel awful. I’d rather have one that looks weird from the outside but felt really normal.”

― Megan Amram

“Everyone who has a pair of eyes in this country understands the racial tensions and the issues we have are very serious and they’re not going away. Just because we had Barack Obama as our president and, on paper, everything looks equal, it’s very clearly not.”

― Megan Rapinoe

“Like a physically beautiful but otherwise rather dull person who trades on his or her looks, Southern California swings perpetually between a profound inferiority complex and an equally profound sense of entitlement.”

― Meghan Daum

“The rule I use is, If it doesn’t come out of the ground looking the way it looks when you eat it, be careful.”

― Mehmet Oz

“God looks out for fools and babies.”

― Meshell Ndegeocello

“I don’t like to stop. I’m a big person who looks at where the hubs are because I hate changing planes.”

― Mia Hamm

“Everyone looks better and more alive in a pink shirt.”

― Michael Bastian

“Men and women shop very differently, and where women are open to edgy, conceptual looks, very, very few men are.”

― Michael Bastian

“The minute a male model looks like he’s doing a runway walk, it falls apart. It should look like they’re just walking.”

― Michael Bastian

“You get to a certain age, and you learn what looks good on you.”

― Michael Bastian

“I like the idea that we settle into what looks best on us. Then it becomes a game of finding the perfect version of those things.”

― Michael Bastian

“All it takes is for one person to say, ‘Wow, that looks great on you’ – and then they wear it for the next 10 years. That’s the great thing about guys. They just need that little bit of encouragement.”

― Michael Bastian

“My big mission in life is to get guys out of those big, baggy board shorts down to their knees. It always looks like they’re trying to hide something, like skinny legs.”

― Michael Bastian

“If a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is.”

― Michael Douglas

“National security looks different from the Oval Office than it does from a hotel room in Iowa.”

― Michael Hayden

“My goal as an actor was just to be somebody very human. I’m not really interested in playing a character who is particularly cool and everything he does looks great and turns out great.”

― Michael Imperioli

“I was never a huge 007 fan, but I sure liked Sean Connery. I’m sure Pierce Brosnan is good and has his moments, but I’ve not seen him; I’ve only seen bits and pieces on TV, so I can’t really judge. Pierce looks very natural in the role.”

― Michael Keaton

“In the ’80s, it got to the point where we’d have shows with a hundred looks. You’d want to order a pizza before it was over!”

― Michael Kors

“My apartment looks like no one lives in it.”

― Michael Kors

“What a magical thing is the bed, and what a vulnerable, innocent creature is the sleeping human – the human who never looks more truthful or pitiful or benign; the curled-up, childlike dreaming soul who has for a few hours become an angel adrift.”

― Michael Leunig

“When all is said and done, it looks like the Palestinians have been massively robbed and abused, and are engaged in a desperate struggle for survival and liberation. Israel, on the other hand, would appear to be conducting an imperialistic campaign of oppression supported and substantially armed by the most powerful nation on earth.”

― Michael Leunig

“Video looks like reality, it’s more immediate, it has a verite surface to it. Film has this liquid kind of surface, feels like something made up.”

― Michael Mann

“It looks like the future’s really bright.”

― Michael P. Anderson

“We want to convey that the modern-day GOP looks like the conservative party that stands on principles. But we want to apply them to urban-suburban hip-hop settings. We need to uptick our image with everyone, including one-armed midgets.”

― Michael Steele

“A straight oar looks bent in the water. What matters is not merely that we see things but how we see them.”

― Michel de Montaigne

“I made a movie in Morocco. I made a movie in Brazil. I’ve made commercials all over the world. Every set looks like another set.”

― Michel Hazanavicius

“Good painting is the kind that looks like sculpture.”

― Michelangelo

“The deal looks bad and smells worse.”

― Michelle Malkin

“No matter how you rearrange President Obama’s inner circle, it still looks, smells and tastes like a rotten Chicago deep-dish pizza.”

― Michelle Malkin

“If I had to pick somebody I really had a crush on right now – solely based on looks alone – it would be Matthew McConaughey. He does it for me.”

― Michelle McCool

“I was struck by Suu Kyi’s warmth and generosity. No matter how petite she looks, she exudes amazing strength. More than anything else, I felt like I already knew her, like she was an old friend, because I’d been watching her so intently, and she was exactly what I had figured she would be.”

― Michelle Yeoh

“The key is that you never check the championship. You always carry it on. So when you’re going through TSA, it’s always a treat because, for some reason, they always like to pull it out and hold it way above their head and throw it over their shoulder and put it across their waist, see what it looks like on them.”

― Mickie James

“If there is anyone who knows what a rigged system looks like, it’s Donald Trump, who was able to evade the draft during the height of the Vietnam War when the U.S. was losing on average 1,000 troops every month. That system was clearly rigged in favor of young men from politically influential families, but Donald Trump never complained about that.”

― Mike Coffman

“Because the competitive landscape of the web is such that the site which looks and works best gets the most traffic, developers and designers put a premium on the presentation of that content and let structural markup take a back seat.”

― Mike Davidson

“Government shouldn’t try to dictate what art looks like or what it portrays. Last thing we want is government screwing it up, which is what they would do.”

― Mike Huckabee

“I got a PS3 and a PSP. The Wii looks fun.”

― Mike Patton

“The Masters is one of golf’s greatest traditions and Augusta is one of the best courses in the world. They are synonymous. It’s an event that every golfer, and golf fan, looks forward to.”

― Mike Weir

“I never liked dance photography; it’s very flat, and dance photography in the studio looks very contrived.”

― Mikhail Baryshnikov

“If what you have done yesterday still looks big to you, you haven’t done much today.”

― Mikhail Gorbachev

“An anonymous person, which is 99 percent of the people on Twitter, can say my face looks like a foot or I’m Ted Cruz’s doppelganger. That doesn’t affect me.”

― Miles Teller

“I just stick my tongue out because I hate smiling in pictures. It’s so awkward. It looks so cheesy.”

― Miley Cyrus

“I’m not married, I frequently use my debit card to buy things that cost less than three dollars, and my bedroom is so untidy it looks like vandals ransacked the Anthropologie sale section. I’m kind of a mess.”

― Mindy Kaling

“If you look at the buildings, you’ll find that one part looks as if it was designed by one man, and you go around and look at another facade and it looks as if it was designed by another man, you see.”

― Minoru Yamasaki

“It is shocking that the screen does not reflect the way the world is and the diversity in the world… What the world really looks like should be on screen, and it isn’t.”

― Mira Nair

“My looks have changed, but I was never beautiful, so I’m not any less beautiful now.”

― Miriam Margolyes

“Somehow, magically, I’ve become an electronic musician, and I have a recording studio that looks like the bridge of the Enterprise.”

― Moby

“He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure.”

― Moliere

“I play so young because of my looks.”

― Monique Coleman

“If looks help, that’s great, but we don’t want it to be the featured thing. It’s totally superficial.”

― Morten Harket

“Whenever any television actor looks up to me, I say I haven’t done anything great; I just followed my dream.”

― Mrunal Thakur

“You can’t make three or four spinners bowl the exact number of overs. You don’t see the number of overs bowled by them before you make a bowling change; you see who looks effective and make a bowling change.”

― MS Dhoni

“Most of the sex I’ve seen on the screen looks like an expression of hostility towards sex.”

― Myrna Loy

“Heard in full sound, the Gospels tell about the establishment of a theocracy, and portray what theocracy looks like with Jesus as king.”

― N. T. Wright

“I never saw myself as an actor. I neither had the looks nor the backing required to be an actor.”

― Nani

“I would never wear anything too revealing. I’m not a fan of dresses where you look nude… I think that looks a bit desperate.”

― Naomie Harris

“Sometimes a woman’s looks or sensuality are too readily wrapped up in their power.”

― Natalie Dormer

“When kids look at broccoli, they call it ‘little trees,’ because they see it not just for the word ‘broccoli.’ They see it for what it looks like, the image. We, as adults, forget to think like that. We forget to think figuratively and have to be reminded.”

― Natasha Trethewey

“It looks different seeing yourself on the big screen.”

― Nate Dogg

“I don’t like one-foot jumpers like LeBron James. It looks better jumping off two feet. Every time Michael Jordan jumped off two feet, it looked so much better.”

― Nate Robinson

“The easier it looks on screen, the more hard work goes into making it so.”

― Nawazuddin Siddiqui

“One of our Constitution’s greatest virtues is that it looks to judges as a source of reasoned, practical, rights-minded decision making.”

― Neal Katyal

“During times of plenty – when venture funding is abundant and startups multiply like rabbits – every business looks like a winner.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“I actually think Johannesburg represents the future. My version of what I think the world is going to become looks like Johannesburg.”

― Neill Blomkamp

“With some writers, the script looks beautiful on the page, but nobody actually speaks like that.”

― Neve McIntosh

“It’s impossible to beat Katrina Kaif in looks and sex appeal. She’s too hot!”

― Nia Sharma

“The skiing center of the world is southeastern Indiana, where I like to call home. It looks like the Alps there; it’s crazy.”

― Nick Goepper

“I don’t want a wig that looks like a wig; I want one that could pass for a weave.”

― Nicki Minaj

“My fashion philosophy is that if I like it, I wear it. I’m not a snob about which looks are ‘this season’ and which are ‘last season.’”

― Nicky Hilton

“I’m not a snob about which looks are ‘this season’ and which are ‘last season.’”

― Nicky Hilton

“I would be more wary of boxing a pretty boxer than I would one that looks like they have been bashed up a bit because the pretty boxer obviously doesn’t get hit – so that means they must be quite good!”

― Nicola Adams

“I have to admit to the occasional need for ‘Come Dine with Me.’ I am the most atrocious cook, and that’s probably why I find it so entertaining. It looks exotic to me.”

― Nicola Walker

“The biggest determinant in our lives is culture, where we are born, what the environment looks like. But the second biggest determinant is probably governance, good governance or a certain kind of governance makes a huge difference in our lives.”

― Nicolas Berggruen

“When we have a trans woman playing a trans woman, then you see, ‘Oh wait, this is what trans really is. This is what it looks like: a person.’ That sends a message to trans kids that they are valid in their identities that they are allowed to exist.”

― Nicole Maines

“I am naturally a thin person and I am 5’1″ and putting on five or 10 pounds, that looks like a lot on me.”

― Nicole Richie

“Sometimes with the Palins, it’s exactly what it looks like.”

― Nicolle Wallace

“I am not sure about facelifts because I wouldn’t want to be someone who just looks like she’s had a facelift.”

― Nigella Lawson

“Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive.”

― Nikos Kazantzakis

“The best thing about my apartment is that it looks over Oscar de la Renta and all the shops.”

― Nina Garcia

“Unlike Europe, China can’t be intimidated. Europe backs down if the United States looks at it the wrong way. But China, they’ve been there for 3,000 years and are paying no attention to the barbarians and don’t see any need to.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Large fish such as tuna are shown already cut into fillets and bought by the block. Fillets should be almost transparent. Avoid tuna that looks rainbow-colored or black.”

― Nobu Matsuhisa

“Mona Lisa looks as if she has just been sick, or is about to be.”

― Noel Coward

“I’ve never been to Hawaii. It looks amazing.”

― Noel Fielding

“Historical change is like an avalanche. The starting point is a snow-covered mountainside that looks solid. All changes take place under the surface and are rather invisible.”

― Norman Davies

“But let me do I will show the world what gymnastics looks like. Well may be this is a future gymnastics.”

― Olga Korbut

“Now every person edits the story they tell about themselves, carefully ensuring what the world looks at – whether it’s over Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.”

― Om Malik

“President Trump is mentally incapable of imagining the humanity of anyone who looks different from him or hails from a different nation.”

― Opal Tometi

“I’m really looking for an agenda that looks at safety for our communities beyond policing.”

― Opal Tometi

“So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.”

― Oprah Winfrey

“No one can make the most of himself until he looks upon his life as a magnificent possibility, the materials for a great masterpiece, to mar or spoil which would be a great tragedy.”

― Orison Swett Marden

“Girls pour their insecurities into their looks.”

― Orla Brady

“If I don’t like somebody’s looks, I don’t like them.”

― Orson Welles

“The great thing about fashion is that it always looks forward.”

― Oscar de la Renta

“I think that basketball players should get the job done no matter how it looks on the screen.”

― Oscar Robertson

“No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.”

― Oscar Wilde

“To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.”

― Oscar Wilde

“The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.”

― Oscar Wilde

“Alas! how difficult it is not to betray one’s guilt by one’s looks.”

― Ovid

“I see these guys, they throw a guy into the ropes and they do a back flip and then clothesline the guy and it looks stupid. Why don’t you just clothesline the guy?”

― Owen Hart

“Why do you need to do a fancy cartwheel for before you hit him? It just looks stupid.”

― Owen Hart

“Moviemakers are rewarded with tax write-offs if, when seeking a location that looks like America, they seek it in America.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“I love to experiment with my looks and dresses on and off the court because I love to turn out very well. But, I must add here that just good-looking athletes can’t do anything for their sport.”

― P. V. Sindhu

“A good content always allows me to reach the depth of the characters, and thus, the performance looks more relatable and truthful.”

― Pankaj Tripathi

“I’m definitely writing my fears. It’s almost therapeutic to at least voice a terror, to say, ‘I’m worried that Lake Powell looks low and Lake Mead looks even lower.’”

― Paolo Bacigalupi

“No matter what a woman looks like, if she’s confident, she’s sexy.”

― Paris Hilton

“My kitchen looks like the one from my childhood – very homey, with a little bit of Alice in Wonderland!”

― Paris Hilton

“My grandmother is this amazingly theatrical woman. She acted like a movie star, as far as looks and attitude, kind of like Susan Hayward.”

― Parker Posey

“My talent is universal, and acting is a craft that can be used anywhere, unless ethnicity comes into play, and then, looks matter.”

― Parvathy

“When you put on foundation with a brush, it’s a heavy finish – but if you use a brush and then blend, it looks more like a moisturizer and much prettier. Then add concealer – applied with a fine brush – to the problem areas afterward.”

― Pat McGrath

“Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission.”

― Patrick MacGill

“When it looks like I may live longer than five minutes I’ll drop cigarettes like a hot potato.”

― Patrick Swayze

“Scientists are slowly waking up to an inconvenient truth – the universe looks suspiciously like a fix. The issue concerns the very laws of nature themselves.”

― Paul Davies

“Everybody looks back on what they studied and what they grew up with.”

― Paul Dini

“As far I’m concerned, being an adult is way more fun than being a kid. But then I was a kid who wanted to be an adult. I’d watch shows like ‘Bewitched’ and see Darren come home and mix a martini and I’d go, ‘That looks awesome! I want to do that!’”

― Paul Feig

“Green business is not about tie-dyed T-shirts. It’s about transforming the industrial system itself into one that looks at all the connections.”

― Paul Hawken

“I may find something that looks interesting and then go on to alter the recipe by adding spices, things of my own. I also look for time-saving recipes, dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored.”

― Paul Lynde

“Being in the audience actually looks like quite a lot of fun.”

― Paul McCartney

“I like to try new looks and new haircuts. It’s part of who I am.”

― Paul Pogba

“I’m sure that it’s a universal experience, but I wonder if it gets exacerbated more in Los Angeles, where people are constantly looking over at the other people, going, ‘Why don’t I have that? I want that. Their table looks warmer.’”

― Paul Rust

“What I like about Pochettino is the way that he looks in control. He is in control of his players, in control of the way that they play.”

― Paul Scholes

“Chaga is one of the weirdest mushrooms you may ever see. A fungal parasite found on birch trees, Chaga is a hardened, blackened, crusty formation that looks like a bursting tumor.”

― Paul Stamets

“Taiwan gives a lot of foreign aid to Costa Rica, so it looks like they are basically buying the right to fish, even though it’s not legal.”

― Paul Watson

“No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone’s eyes.”

― Paulo Coelho

“’The Restraint of Beasts’ is a painful subject. We’d shot 60% of the film when I had to stop. The material looks great, like nothing I’ve ever done or even seen before. It could have been really great, definitely original.”

― Pawel Pawlikowski

“I was very insecure about my looks.”

― Peggy Lipton

“I can cook a little bit. I can cook a few Spanish dishes. But, in movies, it looks like I cook much better than I cook.”

― Penelope Cruz

“The trouble is that people are all too ready to jump to conclusions about anybody who they think looks a bit strange. They think you must be mentally subnormal.”

― Pete Burns

“It’s a sense in Minnesota that we need to get back to common sense. We need to get back to taking sensible looks at positions and understanding the proper role of government.”

― Pete Hegseth

“Reality TV is here, it’s been here really since the Carol Levis Discovery Show in 1957. It’s never changed. It just looks a bit different.”

― Pete Waterman

“When I look back at it, I’m mostly amazed at how poorly it was shot. David Kelley is a great writer, and I thought the scripts were great, but it just looks so cheap.”

― Peter Berg

“It helps an actor an awful lot when he looks like the part. There’s nothing more disconcerting, that makes you more anxious or more insecure, than when you don’t look like who you’re supposed to be.”

― Peter Falk

“The model I came up with in 1964 is just the invention of a rather strange sort of medium that looks the same in all directions and produces a kind of refraction that is a little bit more complicated than that of light in glass or water.”

― Peter Higgs

“I don’t think anybody who looks carefully at us thinks that we are a left-wing or a right-wing organization.”

― Peter Jennings

“When a director is also a writer, everyone on the production looks to him, knowing he gave birth to the idea. There’s a different level of viability.”

― Peter Landesman

“I can certainly imagine a day where task workers, enterprise workers no longer communicate via email but instead use some social vehicle that looks a lot like consumer social networks we see today.”

― Peter Levine

“If I need a pair of tennis shorts, I’ll buy them online. I don’t really care. Not going to go and try on a pair and see how my bum looks. Who cares? But for things that you care about – I mean, a jacket and a pair of trousers, you’ve got to try them on.”

― Peter Marino

“Most of the robots being developed for home use are functional in design – Gecko’s homecare robot looks rather like the Star Wars robot R2-D2. Honda and Sony are designing robots that look more like the same movie’s ‘android’ C-3PO.”

― Peter Singer

“A thing that I’m always worried about doing is putting an image of myself on my Instagram or somewhere else that looks perfect, because that’s not who I am, and that’s not what I want to preach.”

― Petra Collins

“What name to call thee by, O virgin fair, I know not, for thy looks are not of earth And more than mortal seems thy countenances.”

― Petrarch

“It just seemed to me to be a great story, set back in its time but something that seemed to have relevance for our time. Now that the film is coming out, it looks like we’re back in another time where repression of expression is all the rage.”

― Philip Kaufman

“For me, how an appliance looks is as important as how efficiently it works.”

― Pranav Mistry

“At times he could be very critical. He didn’t like prints on me. He didn’t like stripes. He didn’t like boldness. He said I was petite and that was taking away from my looks.”

― Priscilla Presley

“In times of crisis, the world looks to Britain not just for our work on the ground, but also for our leadership.”

― Priti Patel

“My wife looks at the person Park Jae Sang and the singer who goes up on stage, Psy, as different people.”

― Psy

“God looks at the clean hands, not the full ones.”

― Publilius Syrus

“It only looks like I get to eat a lot of food on TV. I really just get the one bite and the crew and guests eat everything else.”

― Rachael Ray

“You know I’m weak on good looks.”

― Rachel Lambert Mellon

“The first female DPs that I was aware of were Ellen Kuras, Mandy Walker, Nancy Schreiber, Amy Vincent, Sandi Sissel, Maryse Alberti and Tami Reiker. You look for a role model as somebody who looks like yourself and is doing what you want to do; they were the handful.”

― Rachel Morrison

“It never hurts to tell your teen they matter more than their looks.”

― Rachel Simmons

“For six months I’d do movies and make it all about me. Then the other six months, it’s not about me and it doesn’t matter what my hair looks like or what anything looks like.”

― Rachel True

“’Gaana Bajana’ gave me an opportunity to experiment with my looks. I played a tomboy in that film, a role that I hadn’t essayed before. I have no regrets for having done the film.”

― Radhika Pandit

“Unattractive people are more obsessed with looks.”

― Rae Dawn Chong

“The problem with forbearance is that it always looks like a good thing to do until it stops working.”

― Raghuram Rajan

“I’ve seen ‘Legend’. I like a different kind of cinema, but when done with conviction, anything looks good.”

― Rakul Preet Singh

“The minds of men are at last aroused; reason looks out and justifies her own, and malice finds all her work is ruin.”

― Ralph Chaplin

“I don’t like it when a woman looks like a fashion victim.”

― Ralph Lauren

“No, it’s a Bb. It looks wrong and it sounds wrong, but it’s right.”

― Ralph Vaughan Williams

“I have grown up believing that when an individual excels at what he does, it makes him desirable. I am a living example that lack of conventional good looks shouldn’t hinder you from being awesome.”

― Ranveer Singh

“The script looks huge when you first get it, but you just have to go home and drill the lines out. The more you read it, the shorter it gets. I usually read it at least four times.”

― Ray Fearon

“Everyone thinks with ‘Smash,’ because it looks glossy and big, they think they’re spending a fortune, and they think it’s taking weeks to shoot.”

― Raza Jaffrey

“Nintendo looks at every technology. Often times, we look at technology before it really is considered mass-market ready. The original DS had touch screen on a device. First time that a mass market product had touch screen built in.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“I think that when Michelle Pfeiffer goes out, she’s exactly what I aspire to be – she always looks beautiful and sexy, but she never looks like she’s trying to be the center of attention.”

― Rena Sofer

“In almost the same way you know what your grandmother looks and sounds like, you know what Bruce Willis looks and sounds like.”

― Rian Johnson

“We can’t put up a movie that looks beautiful but doesn’t have substance.”

― Rich Moore

“A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he is being photographed, and what he does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what he’s wearing or how he looks.”

― Richard Avedon

“A full beard looks cool.”

― Richard C. Armitage

“The world looks at preachers out of church to know what they mean in it.”

― Richard Cecil

“If every senator looks into the mirror and sees a future president, then every president looks into that same mirror and sees himself on Mount Rushmore.”

― Richard Cohen

“In the original introduction to the word meme in the last chapter of ‘The Selfish Gene,’ I did actually use the metaphor of a ‘virus.’ So when anybody talks about something going viral on the Internet, that is exactly what a meme is, and it looks as though the word has been appropriated for a subset of that.”

― Richard Dawkins

“Evolution never looks to the future.”

― Richard Dawkins

“The heart looks into space to be away from earth.”

― Richard Jefferies

“The Democratic Party is supposed to be the party that looks out for the working-class citizens.”

― Richard Ojeda

“When I hear Ivanka Trump saying how she looks forward to working side by side with Gen. Kelly – a guy who’s got 40 years’ worth of experience leading troops all across the world – and she makes handbags, come on.”

― Richard Ojeda

“Today, all physicists know from studying Einstein and Bohr that sometimes an idea which looks completely paradoxical at first, if analyzed to completion in all detail and in experimental situations, may, in fact, not be paradoxical.”

― Richard P. Feynman

“I have no fear of changing looks.”

― Richard Prince

“’Tales From Topographic Oceans’ is like a woman’s padded bra. The cover looks good, but when you peel off the padding, there’s not a lot there.”

― Rick Wakeman

“Stephen Merchant looks like a Muppet. I mean, he looks like Beaker.”

― Ricky Gervais

“Not all actresses know how to express their looks, I think. For me, it’s an on-again, off-again thing. I’m still struggling.”

― Rinko Kikuchi

“The worst thing is when a guy just looks awkward. It’s not attractive.”

― Rita Ora

“There aren’t many great adverts for marriage or parenthood. It always looks so stressful, and that’s what I’ve been scared of. What you don’t realise is how much you’re going to get back.”

― Robbie Williams

“The first thing to recognize not just about Afghanistan but about any poor undeveloped country is that as big as it looks on the map, it’s much bigger when you’re there.”

― Robert D. Kaplan

“As one looks across the barren stretches of the pack, it is sometimes difficult to realise what teeming life exists immediately beneath its surface.”

― Robert Falcon Scott

“With goalkeepers, when a team looks for a keeper, it looks for someone with experience.”

― Robert Green

“Photography has always been a major part of my vision: my excuse for meddling with what the world looks like.”

― Robert Rauschenberg

“If a deal advertised on an unknown website looks too good to be true, it almost certainly is.”

― Robert Rinder

“Museums are tombs, and it looks like everything is turning into a museum.”

― Robert Smithson

“With a modest amount of looks and talent, and more than a modicum of serendipity, I’ve managed to stretch my 15 minutes of fame into 50 years of good fortune.”

― Robert Vaughn

“I did ‘The Frank Skinner Show,’ and they gave me a little jukebox-shaped CD player, which looks nice in the kitchen.”

― Robert Webb

“Nothing looks as great on videotape as Hollywood after a rain.”

― Robin Leach

“I’d like to hire Hillary Clinton. She looks unhappy at the State Department. She’d get ratings.”

― Roger Ailes

“Too much of our society looks for people to fail.”

― Roger Goodell

“Some are blessed with musical ability, others with good looks. Myself, I was blessed with modesty.”

― Roger Moore

“The proper navy blue blazer can be single or double-breasted and looks best in a three-button style. The proper blazer requires side-vents. Italian versions can have no vent at all, but I find this a bit fast.”

― Roger Stone

“Never wear a button-down collared shirt with a double-breasted suit. The more formal double-breasted suit looks best with the more formal spread or long-point collar.”

― Roger Stone

“Yellow looks good with a brown suit, but then, a brown suit never looks good.”

― Roger Stone

“In burgundy, a well-cut and properly tailored velvet blazer looks dashing with gray flannels and a cashmere sweater or a sleek, solid velvet tie.”

― Roger Stone

“My job is to help Virat in the field. He is the captain, and whenever he looks up around, I should be around to complement him and help him as much as I could.”

― Rohit Sharma

“Conventionally, one looks at history as something of the past. But after Einstein, who knows what is in the past and what is in the present?”

― Roland Joffe

“I am going to certainly endorse the Republican nominee, and obviously it looks like that will be Mr. Trump.”

― Ron Johnson

“My only concern is playing. Everything else, my family looks after. In our house, everyone has a job, and my job in our house is to play football.”

― Ronaldinho

“I think it’s hilarious if people say that my body looks masculine.”

― Ronda Rousey

“After it was sewn back on, they did a proper job of it, and now it’s OK. It looks a little distorted, and the nail has not grown fully back yet, but I’m thankful I still have my thumb, and I can still do my horn sign.”

― Ronnie James Dio

“When you do any job well, it looks very natural.”

― Ronny Chieng

“The truth is that from the age of 14, I felt about 40, and for that reason, I felt that I would never succeed as an actor until my looks caught up with my actual age.”

― Rory Kinnear

“I think I was lucky in that I wasn’t one of those girls who are told they are pretty the whole time. I never got that. Nor did I ever obsess about my looks as a teenager.”

― Rosamund Pike

“Feminism will never reach the next stage until women stop competing with each other on the level of looks.”

― Rosamund Pike

“Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn’t in us. It’s almost as if we’re put here on earth to show how silly they aren’t.”

― Russell Hoban

“An artist looks at a juice bottle, an egg carton, or a newspaper and sees something valuable in them.”

― Ruth Asawa

“It looks as if the NHS will gradually fade away, and we shall go back to a great deal of private medicine.”

― Ruth Rendell

“I’m all about the crossover. The role doesn’t necessarily have to be white or Latina or black. It could be anything. But it’s hard in Hollywood, because sometimes it’s all about the box office. Or all about looks and things like that. It’s not about the story that they have to tell.”

― Rutina Wesley

“More people thought I was strange because I was a teenage novelist, not because I was from Oklahoma. That’s where I got the looks like I was from the zoo.”

― S. E. Hinton

“When you have a core group of young players as we do, the future looks bright.”

― Saku Koivu

“When you see a superhero that looks like you and lives in and fights in a neighborhood that is sort of like yours, it’s empowering to a degree that makes you have hope. That is the power of storytelling, and that is the power of images.”

― Salim Akil

“Increasingly, the work I’m doing is in service to an idea rather than just to see what something looks like photographed. I’m trying to explore how I feel about something through photography.”

― Sally Mann

“The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible union disposed of indestructible States.”

― Salmon P. Chase

“’Outlander’ is progressive in the way it looks at women.”

― Sam Heughan

“People are starved for the truth, and when something comes along that even looks like the truth, people will latch onto it because everything’s so false.”

― Sam Shepard

“Until you play it, St. Andrews looks like the sort of real estate you couldn’t give away.”

― Sam Snead

“If someone looks genuinely interested and asks me a deeply personal question, I’ll give the answer. I’m too open.”

― Sam Taylor-Johnson

“We can watch every time someone looks at a profile. Do they choose to send that person a message? We can look at every message that’s sent, and we can determine, was that message replied to or not.”

― Sam Yagan

“I hated meeting people at bars when I was single because it’s all about the looks and the funny line.”

― Sam Yagan

“On paper, it looks rough, but I had a great childhood.”

― Samantha Morton

“I find the less stuff I smear on my skin, the better it looks.”

― Samara Weaving

“I just want to win the world title; I don’t want to be a guy that Vince McMahon looks at and says, ‘Never. We can’t.’”

― Sami Zayn

“What have I got? No looks, no money, no education. Just talent.”

― Sammy Davis, Jr.

“A man’s as old as he’s feeling. A woman as old as she looks.”

― Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“The Alien is gross, scary. There is something in a human being that looks at them and sees it as a cockroach. You can never feel nurturing towards the cockroach.”

― Sanaa Lathan

“Hubble has established for the first time that the distant universe looks different from the nearby universe.”

― Sandra Faber

“Vampire teeth really aren’t very efficient, are they? It looks very messy. I’m not sure it’s the best way to get a pint off anyone.”

― Saoirse Ronan

“All the characters I’ve ever played have really had nothing to do with looks. There’s a lot of things that are a lot more interesting to me to play than that.”

― Sarah Baker

“I move my face so much because I’m very much expressive. I’m told a lot, ‘Stop moving your face’. Because on camera, the tiniest movement tells so much, and it looks really hammy.”

― Sarah Greene

“Google Earth is an incredible resource because from hundreds of miles in space, we can zoom in, and we can find things. Everyone always looks for their house first. That is the tip of the iceberg with remote sensing.”

― Sarah Parcak

“I’ll see a beautiful dress in a shop, and then I’ll put it on and it looks dreadful because I’m just too curvy. I have to choose carefully – I steer clear of high necks and go for tailored, fitted things.”

― Sarah Parish

“I don’t think anyone’s life is totally wonderful, however it looks from outside.”

― Sarah Parish

“I don’t like any one race or look or type of guy. My tastes as far as looks go are very diverse. I like guys with scruffy beards and leather jackets, but I also like a clean-cut ‘GQ’-type guy, so my tastes are very ranged among somebody who laughs at my dumb jokes, too. I have plenty of them.”

― Sasha Grey

“Drag resists conservatism in the most basic way possible, and also in the most effective way possible, because it’s improper when it comes to looks, which is everything in conservative systems.”

― Sasha Velour

“If we don’t take an approach that looks holistically at the form a video-game platform should take in the future, then we’re not able to sustain Nintendo 10 years down the road.”

― Satoru Iwata

“You can have all personality in the world, the looks, etc., but if you don’t have the songs, it doesn’t close the deal.”

― Scott Borchetta

“When you look at the… atmosphere on the limb of the Earth, I wouldn’t say it looks unhealthy, but it definitely looks very, very fragile and just kind of like this thin film, so it looks like something that we definitely need to take care of.”

― Scott Kelly

“When you get some easy baskets, the basket definitely looks like it’s much larger.”

― Scottie Pippen

“Like with ‘Starlet,’ we intentionally did not look at ‘Boogie Nights’ before making ‘Starlet,’ and I should have. Because there are one or two scenes that come too close and it looks almost like – because it’s about the same industry, and you’re going to be covering certain subjects.”

― Sean Baker

“George Martin looks like Santa Claus, but he’s got a wonderfully disturbed mind.”

― Sean Bean

“It is great filming in London. It’s difficult, but it looks good. It has its own identity.”

― Sean Bean

“The smartest thing that an actor can do is embrace the thing that made them famous as opposed to run away from it or deny that it happened. That does a disservice to most actors. To me, it looks like you’re ungrateful.”

― Sean Hayes

“Everybody kind of looks to comedians and comedy for relief and a fresh breath about what is going on in the world.”

― Sean Hayes

“I tend to go for women with common sense. Being down to earth stands out more than looks.”

― Seann William Scott

“I am not an intellectual. An intellectual is someone who looks at a sausage and thinks of Picasso, whereas I just say ‘pass the mustard’.”

― Sebastian Horsley

“I’ve never seen a weirder group of people than at the post office. It looks like people are crawling out from under rocks to go to the post office.”

― Sebastian Maniscalco

“I would love to branch out a little bit and… do a Judd Apatow type of movie. It just looks like it’s so much fun.”

― Serinda Swan

“The Democratic Party has had a real problem with recruitment because the party too often looks at just who’s next in line in the party to run rather than in finding inspiring new leaders.”

― Seth Moulton

“There’s a whole form of literature in India which talks about the quest for the perfect man by a woman, where every woman looks for a perfect man but only ends up with half that.”

― Shah Rukh Khan

“If the captain stands still and looks clueless, then it spreads to the whole team.”

― Shahid Afridi

“Go out and chase your dreams no matter how crazy it looks.”

― Shanice Williams

“If I want to do a contour, Tom Ford’s Shade and Illuminate is great. It also feels really nice on the skin and looks really natural.”

― Shanina Shaik

“I’m not uncomfortable with my looks.”

― Shannon Sharpe

“The Bangles are proof that short skirts and electric guitars go hand-in-hand. They are one of the great all-girl groups, backing up their looks with a serious pop-rock pedigree.”

― Shawn Amos

“People put too much emphasis on looks.”

― Shawn Johnson

“One good thing about being a woman is we haven’t too many examples yet of what a genius looks like.”

― Sheila Heti

“Whether it’s because of how somebody looks or because of what they’re wearing, you kind of assess a person in the first five minutes before they even speak.”

― Shemar Moore

“Not having gone to drama school, I always feel like a bit of a fraud, but so far it looks as though I’ve not been found out.”

― Sheridan Smith

“I want to hear from the creature who isn’t blessed with unbelievable good looks and incredible genes. I want to hear from the geek girl, the forgotten girl, the invisible girl and the miserable girl.”

― Shirley Manson

“He looks about as happy as a penguin in a microwave.”

― Sid Waddell

“I’d like to have a different look for every film. As an actor, I think I should put more emphasis on my performance than on my looks.”

― Sidharth Malhotra

“’Grimm,’ I think, is a unique show in a lot of ways. There is certainly nothing on TV that looks like ‘Grimm’.”

― Silas Weir Mitchell

“In the midst of global recession, in the face of uncertainty about what’s going to happen next, film looks for inspiration to real people.”

― Simon Beaufoy

“When you actually see Barack Obama, it’s startling how slight he is and how young he looks.”

― Simon Hoggart

“When history looks back, I want people to know that the Nazis could not kill millions of people with impunity.”

― Simon Wiesenthal

“There are some strong female performers out there. But the industry’s pre-occupation with the packaging of how a woman looks has gone completely the other way, back to almost the 60s, early 70s.”

― Siouxsie Sioux

“When I do music videos, I like to do a take, then see how it looks, so I can correct it.”

― Skepta

“The system is the work of art; the visual work of art is the proof of the System. The visual aspect can’t be understood without understanding the system. It isn’t what it looks like but what it is that is of basic importance.”

― Sol LeWitt

“It’s always been my dream to look like Mariah Carey in my photos with a microphone. I don’t know how she does it. When she sings, she looks perfect.”

― Solange Knowles

“I have endorsed every hair product in my career. Looks have been my bread, butter, jam. Looks are important in our society.”

― Sonali Bendre

“When I was younger, I liked guys who had a good personality and decent looks.”

― Song Hye-kyo

“I probably marketed myself all wrong. I had exotic looks; I should have done those glamorous roles that exuded ‘oomph.’ But in my head, I was always an actress first.”

― Soni Razdan

“Oh my God, I don’t think you can say anyone looks forward to controversy.”

― Sonia Sotomayor

“My fans are my critics, and I respect their feedback and constructive criticism, but they should not try to own me. Don’t they experiment with their looks, too? If they are my real fans, then they will accept me how I am.”

― Sonu Nigam

“Money looks better in the bank than on your feet.”

― Sophia Amoruso

“Because I’m 5’4′ and athletically built, if I gain five pounds it looks like a lot.”

― Sophia Bush

“Getting up to dance to your own stuff looks pretty pretentious. And leaving the dancefloor when it comes on is just awkward.”

― Sophie Ellis-Bextor

“Luckily I have a brother who looks after my administration and my money, because I’m a total spendthrift.”

― Soundarya

“Generally, I’m quite chilled about my looks, but I’m gutted if my skin’s bad.”

― Stacey Dooley

“What we know about Cleopatra’s looks is based purely on her coin portraits. Engraving was imperfect, and that when you are a ruler and you ask for a coin to be engraved with your likeness on it, you are probably trying to project a certain air of authority.”

― Stacy Schiff

“Modern fake fur looks so much like real fur that the moment it leaves the atelier, no one can tell it’s not the real thing. And I’ve struggled with that.”

― Stella McCartney

“I’ve never had any illusions about being a lead actor in films, because lead actors have to be of a certain kind. Apart from the beauty of looks and figure, which I cannot claim to have, there’s just a particular kind of ordinary-Joe quality that a film star needs to have.”

― Stephen Fry

“I felt different from everyone else – like an alien. The looks I received when I was 320 pounds were ones usually reserved for three-eyed monsters, half-man half-woman reptiles, creatures with hideous rolls of skin that sweated profusely and jiggled when they walked. That last one really was me.”

― Stephen Furst

“French architecture always manages to combine the most magnificent underlying themes of architecture; like Roman design, it looks to the community.”

― Stephen Gardiner

“If you looked at the sound pattern of an old-fashioned record, it would be very spikey. But nowadays, there’s no spikes – everything looks like a brick, so the quiet bits become louder. It’s actually damaging because it’s like listening to a drill.”

― Stephen Morris

“Matt Leinart’s L.A. duplex looks more like a Chuck E. Cheese safe house than a millionaire jock’s crash pad. There’s the requisite leather couch and flat-screen television, but the rest of the ground floor is bare except for a pile of Nick Jr. DVDs, a high chair, and a SpongeBob SquarePants director’s chair.”

― Stephen Rodrick

“Vision looks upward and becomes faith.”

― Stephen Samuel Wise

“Vision looks outward and becomes aspiration.”

― Stephen Samuel Wise

“Vision looks inward and becomes duty.”

― Stephen Samuel Wise

“Critics say that Fox News leans right, but the truth is, it’s more centrist – it just looks right-wing in comparison to the other news outlets.”

― Steve Bannon

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”

― Steve Jobs

“If someone sees me with what looks like a beer, it’s always zero per cent.”

― Steve Lukather

“We’re stunned by the diversity of rocks. This stuff looks like it was put into a blender.”

― Steven Squyres

“I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I’m the only one moving.”

― Steven Wright

“I’ve been doing comedy longer than I haven’t been doing comedy, as I was performing for three years before I even got on ‘The Tonight Show.’ There’s truly nothing like it; it’s intense and exhilarating, even though it looks so casual.”

― Steven Wright

“From the outside, Yahoo was extremely successful. It was making money; it was still bigger than Google. But when I got there, I learned what a disaster of a company looks like from the inside. There were a lot of vice presidents, and it was basically a turf battle between them.”

― Stewart Butterfield

“I don’t understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets.”

― Sting

“She walks well, she looks good. Let’s see how she kisses.”

― Strom Thurmond

“Everyone should have a suit that’s really well fitting – if a suit just doesn’t fit, it looks ridiculous. It can purposely be too large or too small, if that’s what you want, but it has to fit with your image and personal style.”

― Stromae

“Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.”

― Sun Tzu

“Space investing looks a lot like tech investing.”

― Sunil Nagaraj

“The Progress is launched from Baikonur in Kazakhstan, just like the Soyuz. It almost looks the same as the Soyuz but unmanned, so, essentially filled up with supplies for us – anything from food, science experiments, repair parts, etc., can go in it.”

― Sunita Williams

“Women’s currency is their looks. Like it or not, the most powerful woman is an 18-year-old woman.”

― Susan Cheever

“Art history looks at art works and the people who have created them.”

― Susan Vreeland

“I always start out saying exactly what everybody looks like. I don’t know why.”

― Susanna Clarke

“The way Nolan looks at things is just amazing. It can be easily seen in all his films. I was just watching his videos on how he came up with the screenplay of ‘Memento,’ and it’s just extraordinary. It just opens up your mind.”

― Sushant Singh Rajput

“Life becomes easier when we stop aping people. Which is on all fronts, be it looks, body shape, or anything.”

― Sushmita Sen

“With the traditional six-month lead time on the delivery of international show content, designer collections can be outpaced by the so-called fast fashion chains. H&M, Topshop and Zara, or even Target and J. Crew, would have their versions for sale before the designer looks hit the stores.”

― Suzy Menkes

“I keep both of my Tonys on my mantle. They’re in front of a mirror so if you look at just the right angle, it looks like I have four!”

― Swoosie Kurtz

“Everyone looks cool in the ’90s.”

― Sydney Sweeney

“I love Tilda Swinton and the way she dresses. She always looks like a piece of art.”

― Sylvia Hoeks

“I didn’t know how to act, but I was open to learning. I was not delusional that looks would help me sail through.”

― Taapsee Pannu

“Dresses are beautiful, but I’m such a slacks or a jeans person. Whenever a woman has a slick suit or dress on, she looks sharp.”

― Talisa Soto

“I’ve got to tell you, I’m not really a tie man. I’ll wear a tie if I have to: If I’m standing in the dock and it looks like I’m facing 20 years, then I’ll definitely wear the tie!”

― Tamer Hassan

“You look in my room and it looks neat enough, but if you dared to look under my bed or in my closet, oh what a mess!”

― Tamera Mowry

“I’ll read a recipe but then decide, ‘Well, it’s sort of like this, then.’ Or I’ll go to the fridge and think, ‘I’ll see what I can put together,’ and I’ll combine beetroot and sausage and prawns with goat’s cheese sprinkled on top and think, ‘I like that they’re all slightly pink. It looks fine and… actually, it is fine.’”

― Tamsin Greig

“I love going into junk shops, picking up something that looks like it’s got a bit of history to it, then sanding it down and reviving it.”

― Tamzin Outhwaite

“Everyone talks about 40 like it’s massive, but I looked at Joanna Lumley at the Ab Fab premiere the other day, and she looks amazing at 70 – that’s 30 years older than 40, which sounds ridiculous. The number doesn’t matter; it’s what’s going on for you.”

― Tamzin Outhwaite

“My face always looks bored or depressed. It’s not an accurate impression.”

― Tao Lin

“We should collectively be talking to children – as young as kindergarten – about what consent looks like.”

― Tarana Burke

“I also know what looks good before the camera, how to move the camera, and how to get a story on the screen.”

― Taylor Hackford

“You set something in modern-day Texas, which is so identifiable as the Old West, and everyone’s wearing guns, so it looks like it’s going to be, by default, partially considered a western.”

― Taylor Sheridan

“I’m used to the natural role of a quarterback where everyone looks to you.”

― Taysom Hill

“In Hollywood, most things are based on looks, so I’d love to do something that has nothing to do with how I look.”

― Teri Polo

“I’ve always felt that what I have going for me is not my imagination, because everyone has an imagination. What I have is a relentlessly controlled imagination. What looks like wild invention is actually quite carefully calculated.”

― Terry Pratchett

“Kyle Korver – got to treat him like J.J. Redick and not let him get good looks.”

― Terry Rozier

“When I went around promoting ‘Crumb,’ there would be days I’d wake up in, like, Houston or Cleveland, and I’d step outside the hotel and get no idea where I was. It all looks the same: one big corporate, consumer theme park. It’s all, ‘Here’s the Starbucks, and here’s the Gap, and we’ll go over to Banana Republic and the Cineplex.’”

― Terry Zwigoff

“The talk of the town has been Finn Balor. Finn Balor has been killing it down there in NXT, and the fans love him. He looks like one of those guys who could be ready to be up here in WWE, but who knows what’s going to happen?”

― The Miz

“Daniel Bryan looks like he doesn’t want the attention, but he does. He acts like he doesn’t want the notoriety, but he does.”

― The Miz

“I think the set looks great. It’s kind of like Battlestar Galactica meets like the Italian furniture fair.”

― Thom Filicia

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

― Thomas A. Edison

“Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That’s not the place to become discouraged.”

― Thomas A. Edison

“The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge. The modern university looks forward, and is a factory of new knowledge.”

― Thomas Huxley

“My only books were woman’s looks, and folly’s all they’ve taught me.”

― Thomas Moore

“It is strange. I see all the privileges and greatness of the future. It already looks grand, beautiful. Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully.”

― Thomas Starr King

“Men’s indignation, it seems, is more excited by legal wrong than by violent wrong; the first looks like being cheated by an equal, the second like being compelled by a superior.”

― Thucydides

“This is so cliche, but my beauty icon would have to be Angelina Jolie. She looks like she wears natural makeup, but she’s still beautiful.”

― Tila Tequila

“When Apple looks at what categories to enter, we ask these kinds of questions: What are the primary technologies behind this? What do we bring? Can we make a significant contribution to society with this? If we can’t, and if we can’t own the key technologies, we don’t do it.”

― Tim Cook

“I think I’m a lot more complicated than my looks might indicate.”

― Tim Daly

“Everybody looks at his clothes to see what he’s wearing.”

― Tim Hardaway

“I’ve been lucky-my looks haven’t put me into one category. I don’t look like a blue blood. I don’t look like a criminal. I don’t look like anything.”

― Tim Robbins

“The thing that excites me most technologically is the ability to use VR not just for games and displaying our content, but also for creating that content. We’re putting a lot of thought into what the Unreal Engine editor looks like as a VR application.”

― Tim Sweeney

“It’s actually harder than it looks to be a good pundit on the air. You’ve got to have stuff to say.”

― Tina Brown

“I want to thank my parents for somehow raising me to have confidence that is disproportionate with my looks and abilities.”

― Tina Fey

“Beyonce knows what looks good on her and what doesn’t. She likes fitted dresses. They flatter her curvy figure. Baggy tops don’t work. But for everyday wear, she really prefers jeans and a fitted jacket.”

― Tina Knowles

“I don’t see myself as somebody who looks particularly good in photos.”

― Tino Sehgal

“Did you ever notice that nobody you see on television looks like anyone you know?”

― Tom Bodett

“Geometric shapes hold an energy pattern, and scientists did some experiments which say certain geometric shapes can affect matter around them. It’s simply because when a human looks at a shape, they instantly receive energy from their brain.”

― Tom DeLonge

“Fame looks like a really hairy affair. But if it’s part of the job, I’ll figure out a way to deal with it.”

― Tom Everett Scott

“Zendaya is the one. At serving looks, she is the one to go to for tips.”

― Tom Holland

“Bad weather always looks worse through a window.”

― Tom Lehrer

“I don’t feel the obligation to have a big explosion in the first 20 seconds so the audience doesn’t turn on another channel. We are trying to make something that looks like a feature film that was bought for television and I think we are succeeding.”

― Tom Selleck

“It was dog food. Beef livers with onions in a can. You open it up and it looks like vomit.”

― Tom Sizemore

“The idea of the state is, or should be, a very limited, prescribed idea. The state looks after the defense of the realm, and other matters – raising revenue to pay for things which are for all of us, and so on. That idea has turned turtle now. The state isn’t any longer perceived as an institution which exists to serve us.”

― Tom Stoppard

“The Democratic Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of voters.”

― Tom Tancredo

“The Republican Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of cheap labor, satisfying a very important constituency.”

― Tom Tancredo

“I think poems belong as much in the news pages as the literary pages. A lot of people throw aside the literary pages! Whereas everybody looks at the news section.”

― Tony Harrison

“One thing I like about boxing is that I will not have to deal with the same kind of politics that I had to in skating. In boxing, it is not about your appearance, or how your costume looks, what color it is, or how much it costs.”

― Tonya Harding

“Grave was the man in years, in looks, in word, his locks were grey, yet was his courage green.”

― Torquato Tasso

“There is a scene in one comic from the ’60s-’70s where Batman finds a film, a newsreel film, of his father. This newsreel film is from the ’50s, and his father has come to this costume ball in a Zorro costume, which strangely enough looks a lot like a Batman suit in the footage.”

― Tracy Hickman

“People like to say that my work is about making the invisible visible, but that’s a misunderstanding. It’s about showing what invisibility looks like.”

― Trevor Paglen

“Many of the things that shape the way the world looks are, quite frankly, invisible.”

― Trevor Paglen

“Guns are heavy metal machines, and, at least in my case, it’s surprising how many hours it takes before it looks like you know what you’re doing. Releasing and re-loading magazines is difficult when you’re asked to do it quickly and efficiently.”

― Trieste Kelly Dunn

“I’d never have a facelift, as I have never seen one that looks good.”

― Trinny Woodall

“A Joan Crawford dress looks really good on an hourglass figure.”

― Trinny Woodall

“I know what a championship locker room looks like, what a championship team requires.”

― Troy Aikman

“Mattel stepped up and changed the face of Barbie. Barbie looks a lot different than she did decades ago. Or even three weeks ago.”

― Troy Carter

“Apart from its dangers, much of Iraq isn’t very interesting to look at. The landscape is flat and dun colored. The dirt just beyond the highway is littered with hunks of twisted and mangled metal, some of it the detritus of wars, some of it just unclaimed junk. The countryside looks muddy and broken.”

― Tucker Carlson

“I’m a decent-looking guy, but I’ve never walked into a room and got a girl because of how I looked. Look, I’m never excluded because of my looks. I just don’t stand out.”

― Tucker Max

“I really like watching reruns of ‘The Crystal Maze.’ It’s something that I find weirdly comforting. If I ever have even a small amount of banknotes, I love to ‘Crystal Maze’ them by throwing them in the air and catching them. But it’s never as fun as it looks on TV.”

― Tuppence Middleton

“From as far back as I can remember, I was always insecure about my looks, whether it was my flat chest, my skinny legs, or how to cope with my body as it changed. With hindsight, I can see I was different. I was given a body that worked for photographic modelling and a photogenic face.”

― Twiggy

“’Mrs Funnybones’ is based and structured around my columns, and it’s about how a modern woman looks at India and how India looks right back at her. Since I have a weakness for illustrations, there are also a few funny illustrations in there as well.”

― Twinkle Khanna

“The artist doesn’t really think about consequences – he or she does the work, stands back and looks at and thinks, ‘Hmm, that could have worked better like this.’ But as a person who needs to sell tickets to do the next work, one needs to analyze how it does or does not hit its mark.”

― Twyla Tharp

“I’ve been saying I really want to get a 1992 Jeep Sahara, and I’m going to paint it so it looks like the ‘Jurassic Park’ Jeep. I’ve actually seen a guy who did have a Jeep Sahara, and he did make it look like the ‘Jurassic Park’ Jeep. I gave him a thumbs up and said, ‘You’re awesome!’”

― Ty Simpkins

“I enjoy doing fashion shows and transforming myself into different looks for photo shoots.”

― Tyra Banks

“Wrestling is second nature: I’ve been doing it for so long, so if it looks like someone’s leg is available, it made sense for my first three fights that I would shoot for legs.”

― Tyron Woodley

“With the juice, I try to put a lot of different kinds of vegetables in there like zucchini, kale and broccoli. It looks scary, but it’s so good for your body, and I just love the taste of it. It’s so fresh; I love it!”

― Valentina Zelyaeva

“Hollywood does tend to portray CIA officers as totally the honey trap. Looks matter as they do in any profession. But the most important thing for me when I was working was blending into my environment.”

― Valerie Plame

“I intend to keep reinventing myself both as a performer and also in terms of my looks for as long as possible.”

― Varun Tej

“I moved up to 130 pounds hoping champions in this division were not cowards like those at 126 pounds. It looks like I was wrong.”

― Vasyl Lomachenko

“So, it looks like we rebuild the village and blow it apart a few more times.”

― Vic Morrow

“What’s David’s role? David looks good, that’s what David does. David looks good, and I’m the funny one, that’s what I hear constantly. But I keep telling him that looks fade.”

― Victoria Beckham

“We don’t move on in the stunt unless it looks like a hit. So when I see it on TV, I’m generally satisfied that people are going to buy it.”

― Victoria Pratt

“I prefer the smaller acting than big histrionics. It’s about reacting and looks, which is often underestimated.”

― Viggo Mortensen

“I am someone who looks to be prepared for everything.”

― Vijay Shankar

“In ‘Anniyan,’ the character I did had three different looks in the film, and I was able to carry it off.”

― Vikram

“Maybe from the outside, Belgium looks complicated to understand, but from the inside, actually, every country is complicated.”

― Vincent Kompany

“Kanye looks for the best in everything.”

― Virgil Abloh

“Yes, life in Chechnya so far looks more like a life after a natural disaster.”

― Vladimir Putin

“My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.”

― W. H. Auden

“I don’t get acting jobs because of my looks.”

― W. H. Auden

“I’m not proud to be me, I’m not excited to be me, but I find that I am me, and like most other individuals, I send out little signals; I tell everyone else how everything looks from where I am.”

― Wallace Shawn

“Everyone looks adorable singing with James Corden.”

― Walt Mossberg

“Harpo Marx looks like a musical comedy.”

― Walter Kerr

“I’m a magpie in my fiction, taking whatever looks shiny and curious to line the nest of my story.”

― Walter Kirn

“Every generation looks at literature through the lens of their own experience, but with the Bible, everyone gets apprehensive and thinks it’ll be too stuffy.”

― Walter Kirn

“Every actor looks all his life for a part that will combine his talents with his personality… ‘The Odd Couple’ was mine. That was the plutonium I needed. It all started happening after that.”

― Walter Matthau

“I like Disney stuff. No-one looks at ‘Toy Story’ and says,’ Oh, that’s just for kids.’ Why is it that games can only appeal to a certain audience, but movies and books – I mean, how many adults read ‘Harry Potter?’”

― Warren Spector

“And I also thought that Richard Nixon was the greatest political education we have ever had, but it looks like we need to relearn them again.”

― Wavy Gravy

“I have this assemblage of small facts, which looks like intelligence but no real depth of knowledge about anything. That’s why I’m an actor.”

― Wayne Knight

“The longer I’ve done TV, the more fearless I’ve become. Fearless in what I say, in what I wear, what my hair looks like.”

― Wendy Williams

“Hiroshima does not look like a bombed city. It looks as if a monster steamroller had passed over it and squashed it out of existence.”

― Wilfred Burchett

“I love playing the macho guy who looks like an idiot.”

― Will Ferrell

“If a guy’s not executing very well, then obviously we haven’t given him enough looks in practice.”

― Will Muschamp

“Whenever I see something that looks like it could be good – whether it’s on vinyl, CD or cassette – if it’s not too expensive, I’ll take a chance.”

― Will Oldham

“Al Pacino never looks like he’s being filmed.”

― Will Poulter

“It looks like business, and people are much pleased.”

― William Cameron Forbes

“Kristin Brown looks as though she could have been mailed first-class to New York for about a dollar and a half.”

― William E. Geist

“The nation should have a tax system that looks like someone designed it on purpose.”

― William E. Simon

“I really think that sex always looks kind of funny in a movie.”

― William Friedkin

“As we prepare to enter the cryptoconomy, undoubtedly it looks fuzzy, foggy, risky, buggy, uncertain and unproven, but so did the Internet in 1995.”

― William Mougayar

“I’m not a good hipster – if I let my moustache grow for weeks, it just looks like I have dirt on my face. I’ll never have a glorious handlebar moustache.”

― Win Butler

“Looks like a pretty serious race unfolding.”

― Wolf Blitzer

“There’s more we can do as a community to try to change what policing looks like in our cities.”

― Wyatt Cenac

“There is failure in every industry; there is failure in every step. It’s just that we are working in an industry where everything is just out there; that is why it looks so magnified. But failure is a part of life.”

― Yami Gautam

“I think Kareena Kapoor is gorgeous. She is effortless. I have never seen her go overboard with her make-up or the way she dresses. Even off-screen or when travelling, she looks gorgeous.”

― Yami Gautam

“A loach can’t emulate a goldfish. Because of my looks, the public support rating for us won’t rise.”

― Yoshihiko Noda

“Stereotypical vegetarian food looks gray and brown.”

― Yotam Ottolenghi

“John McCain… looks like a fraud to me.”

― Young Jeezy

“’A Pirate Looks at 40,’ we had to do that song. I’ve been covering that forever.”

― Zac Brown

“I like when a girl knows what she looks like and dresses to accentuate those features.”

― Zac Efron

“You got to know what the defense looks for and use that against them.”

― Zach Ertz

“I’m a foodie. I enjoy it a lot, and contrary to what it looks, I eat a lot. My comfort food, of all things, would be southern soul barbecue.”

― Zach Johnson

“What’s nice about concrete is that it looks unfinished.”

― Zaha Hadid

“It’s hard as a young person of a different ethnicity or background to look at the TV and not see anyone who looks like you. Representation is very important.”

― Zendaya

“Zhang Yimou is always going to need young, pretty girls for his films. But I don’t really concern myself with what Zhang Yimou’s next starlet looks like.”

― Zhang Ziyi

“For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.”

― Zhuangzi

“I love to do a messy top knot because it’s so easy but looks like it could have taken a bit of effort!”

― Zoe Sugg
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