His own image; no longer a dark, gray bird, ugly and disagreeable to look at, but a graceful and beautiful swan. To be born in a duck's nest, in a farmyard, is of no consequence to a bird, if it is hatched from a swan's egg.
The great tragedy of Science: the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.thomas henry huxley
England's not a bad country. It's just a mean, cold, ugly, divided, tired, clapped-out, post-imperial, post-industrial slag-heap covered in polystyrene hamburger cartons.Margaret Drabble
The fact that ACPI was designed by a group of monkeys high on LSD, and is some of the worst designs in the industry obviously makes running it at any point pretty damn ugly.linus torvalds
Safe upon solid rock the ugly houses stand: Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand.edna st. vincent millay
Wit ismore necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.william wycherley
I have closely studied the figured documents of all ages and of all the great masters, but I have never seen in them any representations of human beings walking on the extremity of the toes or raising the leg higher than the head. These ugly and false positions in no way express that state of unconscious Dionysiac delirium which is necessary to the dancer. Moreover movèments, just like harmonies in music, are not invented; they are discovered.isadora duncan
Iran's stance has always been clear on this ugly phenomenon (Israel). We have repeatedly said that this cancerous tumor of a state should be removed from the region… No one will allow a bunch of thugs, lechers and outcasts from London, America and Moscow to rule over the Palestinians.ali khamenei
One blow from the German army and another from the Soviet army put an end to this ugly product of Versailles.vyacheslav molotov
People are strange when you're a stranger, faces look ugly when you're alone. Women seem wicked when you're unwanted. Streets are uneven when you're down.jim morrison
Women who are either indisputably beautiful, or indisputably ugly, are best flattered upon the score of their understandings; but those who are in a state of mediocrity are best flattered upon their beauty, or at least their graces; for every woman who is not absolutely ugly thinks herself handsome.stanhope, philip, 4th earl of chesterfield
A book is like a man — clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.john steinbeck
You find him disgusting with his thick mouth and ugly body and wet appealing eyes. You think he's disgusting and you're afraid.ingmar bergman
Filipinos don't wallow in what is miserable and ugly. They recycle the bad into things of beauty.imelda marcos
God never made an ugly landscape. All that the sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild.john muir
Everyone is like a butterfly , they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.
The conversation of the true bourgeois about men and life, which is no more than a collection of ugly details, brings on a profound attack of spleen when I am obliged out of propriety to listen to it for any length of time.
If you wanna be happy for the rest of your life Never make a pretty woman your wife So for my personal point of view Get an ugly girl to marry you
After all, what would be " beautiful " if the contradiction had not first become conscious of itself, if the ugly had not first said to itself: "I am ugly"?
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