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Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time. - Jean Cocteau


Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included. - Karl Marx


He had a big head and a face so ugly it became almost fascinating. - Ayn Rand


Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well. - Alexander Smith


So that what is a beautiful woman on top ends in a black and ugly fish. [La., Ut turpiter atrum Desinat in piscem mulier formosa superne] (Ars Poetica) - Horace [Quintus Horacius Flaccus]


There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth. - Elias Canetti


Thus we see, too, in the world that some persons assimilate only what is ugly and evil from the same moral circumstances which supply good and beautiful results, the fragrance of celestial flowers, to the daily life of others. - Nathaniel Hawthorne


Our greatest pretences are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. - Eric Hoffer