Best 118 of Disguise quotes - MyQuotes
And who shall you be once you don your grand disguise?" "La luna," she said with a smile. "Then I shall be la notte to your moon" Archer lifted the hard black mask he held and slipped it over his thinner silk one
I beg of you... never assume an inner or an outer pose, never a disguise.
We all wear some disguise, make some professions, use some artifice, to set ourselves off as being better than we are; and yet it is not denied that we have some good intentions and praiseworthy qualities at bottom.
You can disguise any set with lights and shadows.
Honesty needs no disguise nor ornament; be plain.
A blessing in disguise, is right before our eyes. But since it is in disguise, we don't know that it's there.
Am I not turtley enough for the Turtle Club? Turtle! Turtle!
For me, dressing is always a question of principle, respect, a sense of order, not to disguise myself, even in rotten places.
Pawns are really queens in disguise.
Michael Tilson Thomas
Extreme volume in music very often disguises a lack of actually important content.
Family is always a mirror. You can hide from other people, you can even hide from yourself, but your family is going to reflect what you’re doing right back at you.
Sometimes blessings come in ugly wrapping paper.
T Bone Burnett
Honesty is the most subversive of all disguises.
Frederick Salomon Perls
Humans don't really improve on our own functioning, we only interfere with it, distort it, and disguise it.
I look like a hooker.” “A slut,” I corrected. “Hookers have pastier complexions.” “The voice of experience, I’m sure.
I believed in your love till the time I actually made it, felt like sex.
Michael Bassey Johnson
You will know who truly loves you when you ask them to do an uncoventional favor.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Weaknesses, so called, are nothing more nor less than vice in disguise!
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.
Love can be the most dreadful disguise that hate assumes.
My cup of sweets is not unmingled: it is dashed with a bitterness that I cannot hide from myself, disguise it as I will.
In the poor we meet Jesus in his most distressing disguises.
Perhaps you are Coyote in disguise and have chosen a spectacularly inappropriate time for a joke.
I would say that we like to disguise our heartbreaks with happier melodies.
To know how to disguise is the knowledge of kings.
Khang Kijarro Nguyen
To ensnare an elusive answer, camouflage the question.
I think cynicism often disguises itself as humour.
I took on the shape of a girl.
Some time ago N went over to Paris disguised as an opera singer, and he looked the part so well that the agent whom he was to meet thought he really was an opera singer and never went near him for a week. In fact, it turned out a little awkwardly, because one evening this agent saw a member of the French Cabinet dining at the Ritz and he looked so much like somebody disguised as an opera singer that this dam' fool of an agent went up and spoke to him. He was at once arrested by the French secret police, and there was nearly a most unpleasant scandal.
It is not humanly possible to gather immediately from it what the logic of language is. Language disguises thought.
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.
Mirth itself is too often but melancholy in disguise.
For me a chameleon is something that disguises itself to look as much like its environment as possible. I always thought I did exactly the opposite of that.
Naked is the best disguise.
The ultimate disguise is nothing. Nudity.
When you think your life is falling apart, it's usually falling together in disguise.
Losing your job is a great blessing in disguise
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.
Amaka Imani Nkosazana
When you first meet a person, sometimes they'll pretend to be all that you like. Deception is hard to predict instantly at times, but if you hang with them for a while their true colors will eventually begin to show.
Logic helps us to strip off the outward disguise of things, and to behold and judge of them in their own nature.
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.
I'm Sinatra, I'm Frank Sinatra in disguise.
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.
Society is like a crowd in carnival costumes with everyone fearful that others will see through his 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.
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.
Being drunk is a good disguise. I drink so I can talk to assholes. This includes me.
Be a man! Put on a mask.
Miss Foxe's other passion was fairy tales. She loved the transformations in them. Everybody was in disguise, or on their way to becoming something else. And all was overcome by order in the end. Love could not prevail if the order of the tale didn't wish it, and neither could hatred, nor grief, nor cunning. If you were the first of three siblings, then you were going to make a big mistake, and that was that. If you were the third sibling, you couldn't fail.
Sydney J. Harris
History repeats itself, but in such cunning disguise that we never detect the resemblance until the damage is done.