Appearances

Famous quotes containing the word appearances:

    The appearances of goodness and merit often meet with a greater reward from the world than goodness and merit themselves.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    Truth has scarce done so much good in the world as the false appearances of it have done hurt.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    We often think ourselves inconsistent creatures, when we are the furthest from it, and all the variety of shapes and contradictory appearances we put on, are in truth but so many different attempts to gratify the same governing appetite.
    Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)