Ugliness Quotes

Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months. Oscar Wilde

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued. Jean Rostand

The real tragedy of England, as I see it, is the tragedy of ugliness. The country is so lovely: the man-made England is so vile. D H Lawrence

Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child’s eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below. George Orwell

There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough. Josh Billings

It’s nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a grace of nature. To become ugly means the beginning of a calamity, self-willed most of the time. Colette

There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection. H G Wells

Ugliness, n. A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing virtue without humility. Ambrose Bierce

All profoundly original work looks ugly at first. Clement Greenberg

There are no ugly women, only lazy ones. Helena Rubenstein

The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting. Ralph Waldo Emerson