Best 118 of Disguise quotes - MyQuotes
I am looking for the one I can’t fool.
Nearly always, so as to live at peace with ourselves, we disguise our own impotence and weakness as calculation and policy; it is our way of placating that half of our being which is in a sense a spectator of the other.
Words themselves - the very material of our discourse increasingly take on masks or disguises
Frugality is misery in disguise.
To say what your disguise is would be foolish.
Being drunk is a good disguise. I drink so I can talk to assholes. This includes me.
Michael Bassey Johnson
True love is jealousy in disguise: A man cannot restrict his lover from going to the club because he hates her, he actually hates the men who would come around and touch her.
Honor is the only really good disguise for an occasional act of dishonor.
Shoe Suede Blues opened for the Monkees in the 1997 reunion tour for two shows. I went out in disguise when I played with Shoe Suede Blues.
Naked is the best disguise.
Hate looks just like everybody else until it smiles. Until it spins around and lies with lips and teeth carved into the semblance of something too passive to punch.
Amaka Imani Nkosazana
People may not see you the way you see yourself. But, that's because they don't want to acknowledge your uniqueness. Jealousy is not disguised.
Avoid flatterers, for they are thieves in disguise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tis the old secret of the gods that they come in low disguises.
Everyone wears the uniform of how he sees himself or how he disguises himself.
Are all men in disguise except those crying?
I think cynicism often disguises itself as humour.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Nothing is so tiresome to one's self, as well as so odious to others, as disguise and affectation.
When you think your life is falling apart, it's usually falling together in disguise.
A blessing in disguise, is right before our eyes. But since it is in disguise, we don't know that it's there.
I would say that we like to disguise our heartbreaks with happier melodies.
The most common disguise of Envy is in praise of what is subordinate.
Hopelessness is advance failure in a disguised envelope. People are crippled to have bed-ridden dreams just because they don't believe they can take progressive steps with those dreams.
Khang Kijarro Nguyen
To ensnare an elusive answer, camouflage the question.
I beg of you... never assume an inner or an outer pose, never a disguise.
Trump is a hybrid phenomenon as I see it. He is somewhat like UKIP and Le Pen with his right-wing populism that espouses some fascist overtones, but he's also partly just the old neoliberalism in disguise, especially if we look at some of the people he appointed to his cabinet.
We often disguise our reflexes as deliberate actions.
What you call your lies are fiction and myths. The art of creating a disguise can be as beautiful as the creation of a painting… I created a woman for my artist life, bold, gay, courageous, generous, fearless; and another to please my father, a clear-sighted woman with a love of beauty, harmony, and self-discipline, critical and selective; and still another who lives in chaos, embraces the weak and the stumbling and the confused.
No specter assails us in more varied disguises than loneliness, and one of its most impenetrable masks is called love.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Some souls are ennobled and elevated by seeming misfortunes, which then become blessings in disguise.
Emile M. Cioran
Wisdom disguises our wounds; it teaches us how to bleed in secret.
I was always in disguise. I'd wear masks or weird get-ups so you couldn't recognize me. I was always afraid that if somebody caught on that it was me, I'd never work again.
What seems to be a problem or block is often really a Blessing in Disguise
T. S. Eliot
The world turns and the world changes, But one thing does not change. In all of my years, one thing does not change, However you disguise it, this thing does not change: The perpetual struggle of Good and Evil.
Scars are wisdom in disguise.
No, she doesn't know it's me. I'm in disguise. Look, I know someone who does this with just a pair of glasses. And I have glasses AND a moustache.
Be a man! Put on a mask.
I have thousands and thousands of hats. Some are the most outrageous hats in the world. They are my disguise. I hide beneath them.
Not everyone who comes to your doorstep with a bowl is a beggar. Some of them are actually winged creatures in disguise.
If she knew me as I really am she would despise me, and certainly not aid or abet my evil designs. To veil their vices from the sight of the good is the only resource of those who are not blind and know themselves to be vicious.' Thus was I confirmed in habits of hypocrisy; and these, for a time, worked only too effectually to my advantage.
Michael Tilson Thomas
Extreme volume in music very often disguises a lack of actually important content.
The shadow disguises itself in our projections, when we react intensely to a trait in others that we fail to see in ourselves.
I have always dressed somewhat well - not because I work at GQ - but because my wife is amazing at finding clothes that disguise my waistline.
It often turns out on closer inspection that acts of apparent altruism are really selfishness in disguise.
Mirth itself is too often but melancholy in disguise.
In the poor we meet Jesus in his most distressing disguises.
We must see Christ in the disturbing disguise of the poor.
G. K. Chesterton
Our friend Tuesday," said the President in a deep voice at once of quietude and volume, "our friend Tuesday doesn't seem to grasp the idea. He dresses up like a gentleman, but he seems to be too great a soul to behave like one. He insists on the ways of the stage conspirator. Now if a gentleman goes about London in a top hat and a frock-coat, no one need know that he is an anarchist. But if a gentleman puts on a top hat and a frock-coat, and then goes about on his hands and knees — well, he may attract attention. That's what Brother Gogol does. He goes about on his hands and knees with such inexhaustible diplomacy, that by this time he finds it quite difficult to walk upright." "I am not good at goncealment," said Gogol sulkily, with a thick foreign accent; "I am not ashamed of the cause." "Yes you are, my boy, and so is the cause of you," said the President good-naturedly. "You hide as much as anybody; but you can't do it, you see, you're such an ass! You try to combine two inconsistent methods. When a householder finds a man under his bed, he will probably pause to note the circumstance. But if he finds a man under his bed in a top hat, you will agree with me, my dear Tuesday, that he is not likely ever to forget it. Now when you were found under Admiral Biffin's bed—" "I am not good at deception," said Tuesday gloomily, flushing. "Right, my boy, right," said the President with a ponderous heartiness, "you aren't good at anything.
Bad boyfriends don't disguise themselves; their girlfriends do it for them.