Do you look all right? Here are some proverbs and quotes about appearances.

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A dog won't forsake his master because of poverty; a son never deserts his mother because of her homely appearance.

A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.
Gertrude Stein

All that glitters is not gold.
You can be deceived by appearances. What looks good on the outside may actually be bad.

All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring
Quoted: Bilbo

An excellent appearance, an empty pocket.

Appearance can be deceiving. A wolf can disguise himself as a sheep.

Appearance cheats.

Appearances are deceitful.

Appearances are not held to be a clue to the truth. But we seem to have no other.
Ivy Compton-Burnett

Appearances aren't everything.

Appearances can be deceiving.

Appearances can be deceptive.
The reality may be different from what you see.

Be not deceived with the first appearance of things, for show is not substance.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Not everybody has the same taste.

Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat.
(unknown author)

He may look like an idiot and talk like an idiot but don't let that fool you. He really is an idiot.
Groucho Marx

Heart rather than appearance.

It always looks darkest just before it gets totally black.
Charlie Brown

It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
Anne Brontë
Source: Agnes Grey

It's always further than it looks. It's always taller than it looks. And it's always harder than it looks.
(unknown author)

It's late in the evening; she's wondering what clothes to wear
She puts on her make-up and brushes her long blonde hair
And then she asks me, Do I look all right?
And I say, "Yes, you look wonderful tonight
Eric Clapton
Source: Lyrics of: Wonderful Tonight

Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.
Samuel Butler

Many complain of their looks, but none of their brains.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?
(unknown author)
Source: Snow White

Mirrors should think longer before they reflect.
Jean Cocteau

Never judge from appearances.

One man differs from another in three things: his voice, his appearance, and his mind.

The world map looks smaller than ever before.
Max Azria

There is something in the red of a raspberry pie that looks as good to a man as the red in a sheep looks to a wolf.
E.W. Howe

We can be deceived by fair appearance.

Where you're not known, you're judged by your appearance.

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