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If Satan ever loses his hair, there'll be hell toupee1.
-- Anonymous2  
UGLINESS, n. A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing3 virtue4 without humility5.
-- Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911  
You never see a man walking down the street with a woman who has a little pot belly6 and a bald spot.
-- Elayne Boosler  
If people turn to look at you on the street, you are not well dressed.
-- Beau Brummel  
People only see what they are prepared to see.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson  
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
-- Al Gore8, U.S. Vice9 President  
To the ass7, or the sow, their own offspring appears the fairest in creation.
-- Latin Proverb  
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
-- Abraham Lincoln  
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.
-- James Lowell  
There is no one so bound to his own face that he does not cherish the hope of presenting another to the world.
-- Antonio Machado  
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains10 unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
-- Nelson Mandela, A Long Walk to Freedom  
In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations11 of beauty.
-- Christopher Morley  
The weirder12 you're going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.
-- P. J. O'Rourke  
You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap.
-- Dolly Parton  
I base my fashion sense on what doesn't itch13.
-- Gilda Radner  
Less and grayer hair.
-- Cal Ripkin Jr., baseball player, describing how he has changed over the course of his consecutive14 games record  
Of the seven dwarves15, only Dopey had a shaven face. This should tell us something about the custom of shaving.
-- Tom Robbins, Skinny Legs and All  
Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
-- George Santayana  
Why doesn't she like me? Is it my hair, my overbite, the fact that I've worn the same shirt and shorts for the last four years?
-- Bart Simpson, young character from The Simpsons, U.S. animated16 television show  
A beauty is a woman you notice; A charmer is one who notices you.
-- Adlai Stevenson  
Like a prune17, you are not getting any better looking, but you are getting sweeter.
-- N. D. Stice  
All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost;
-- J.R.R. Tolkein  
Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.
-- Spencer Tracy, about Katharine Hepburn  
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
-- Vincent Van Gogh  
One may have a blazing hearth18 in one's soul and yet no one ever comes to sit by it. Passersby19 see only a wisp of smoke rising from the chimney and continue on their way.
-- Vincent Van Gogh  
A narcissist20 is someone better-looking than you are.
-- Gore Vidal  
Even overweight cats instinctively21 know the cardinal22 rule: when fat, arrange yourself in slim poses.
-- John Weitz, American Designer  
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
-- Mae West  
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
-- Oscar Wilde  
Guys are lucky because they get to grow mustaches. I wish I could. It's like having a little pet for your face.
-- Anita Wise  


1 toupee BqcyT     
  1. When he grew bald he bought a toupee.头发掉了后,他买了一顶假发。
  2. While I was writing that last paragraph,the nurse straightened my toupee.我写最后一段的时候,护士正了正我的假发。
2 anonymous lM2yp     
  1. Sending anonymous letters is a cowardly act.寄匿名信是懦夫的行为。
  2. The author wishes to remain anonymous.作者希望姓名不公开。
3 entailing e4413005561de08f3f4b5844e4950e3f     
使…成为必要( entail的现在分词 ); 需要; 限定继承; 使必需
  1. Israel will face harsh new trials entailing territorial and functional concessions. 以色列将面临严峻的考验,在领土和能源方面做出让步。
  2. Taking on China over North Korea option entailing the most strategic risk. 让中国处理朝鲜问题冒有最大的战略风险。
4 virtue BpqyH     
  1. He was considered to be a paragon of virtue.他被认为是品德尽善尽美的典范。
  2. You need to decorate your mind with virtue.你应该用德行美化心灵。
5 humility 8d6zX     
  1. Humility often gains more than pride.谦逊往往比骄傲收益更多。
  2. His voice was still soft and filled with specious humility.他的声音还是那么温和,甚至有点谦卑。
6 belly QyKzLi     
  1. The boss has a large belly.老板大腹便便。
  2. His eyes are bigger than his belly.他眼馋肚饱。
7 ass qvyzK     
  1. He is not an ass as they make him.他不象大家猜想的那样笨。
  2. An ass endures his burden but not more than his burden.驴能负重但不能超过它能力所负担的。
8 gore gevzd     
  1. The fox lay dying in a pool of gore.狐狸倒在血泊中奄奄一息。
  2. Carruthers had been gored by a rhinoceros.卡拉瑟斯被犀牛顶伤了。
9 vice NU0zQ     
  1. He guarded himself against vice.他避免染上坏习惯。
  2. They are sunk in the depth of vice.他们堕入了罪恶的深渊。
10 remains 1kMzTy     
  1. He ate the remains of food hungrily.他狼吞虎咽地吃剩余的食物。
  2. The remains of the meal were fed to the dog.残羹剩饭喂狗了。
11 vibrations d94a4ca3e6fa6302ae79121ffdf03b40     
n.摆动( vibration的名词复数 );震动;感受;(偏离平衡位置的)一次性往复振动
  1. We could feel the vibrations from the trucks passing outside. 我们可以感到外面卡车经过时的颤动。
  2. I am drawn to that girl; I get good vibrations from her. 我被那女孩吸引住了,她使我产生良好的感觉。 来自《简明英汉词典》
12 weirder cd9463d25463f72eab49f2343155512f     
怪诞的( weird的比较级 ); 神秘而可怕的; 超然的; 古怪的
  1. Actually, things got a little weirder when the tow truck driver showed up. 事实上,在拖吊车司机出现后,事情的发展更加怪异。
13 itch 9aczc     
  1. Shylock has an itch for money.夏洛克渴望发财。
  2. He had an itch on his back.他背部发痒。
14 consecutive DpPz0     
  1. It has rained for four consecutive days.已连续下了四天雨。
  2. The policy of our Party is consecutive.我党的政策始终如一。
15 dwarves 0923a3c700bba6757e5aacaea0e2097f     
n.矮子( dwarf的名词复数 );有魔法的小矮人
  1. Everyone will try to claim it: Men, Dwarves, wizards. 每个种族都会争取它的拥有权:人类,矮人,巫师。 来自电影对白
  2. Have you learned nothing of the stubbornness of Dwarves? 难道你还不了解那个矮人的倔强吗? 来自电影对白
16 animated Cz7zMa     
  1. His observations gave rise to an animated and lively discussion.他的言论引起了一场气氛热烈而活跃的讨论。
  2. We had an animated discussion over current events last evening.昨天晚上我们热烈地讨论时事。
17 prune k0Kzf     
  1. Will you prune away the unnecessary adjectives in the passage?把这段文字中不必要的形容词删去好吗?
  2. It is our job to prune the side branches of these trees.我们的工作就是修剪这些树的侧枝。
18 hearth n5by9     
  1. She came and sat in a chair before the hearth.她走过来,在炉子前面的椅子上坐下。
  2. She comes to the hearth,and switches on the electric light there.她走到壁炉那里,打开电灯。
19 passersby HmKzQJ     
n. 过路人(行人,经过者)
  1. He had terrorized Oxford Street,where passersby had seen only his footprints. 他曾使牛津街笼罩了一片恐怖气氛,因为那儿的行人只能看到他的脚印,看不到他的人。 来自英汉 - 翻译样例 - 文学
  2. A person is marceling on a street, watching passersby passing. 街边烫发者打量着匆匆行人。
20 narcissist 0c4685508ce880c22cfdc9473294fec9     
  1. Don't get caught in the trap of always trying to please a narcissist. 不要让自己一直陷入讨好自恋者的困境中。 来自互联网
21 instinctively 2qezD2     
  1. As he leaned towards her she instinctively recoiled. 他向她靠近,她本能地往后缩。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  2. He knew instinctively where he would find her. 他本能地知道在哪儿能找到她。 来自《简明英汉词典》
22 cardinal Xcgy5     
  1. This is a matter of cardinal significance.这是非常重要的事。
  2. The Cardinal coloured with vexation. 红衣主教感到恼火,脸涨得通红。
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