Quotes containing word "deformity"

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Sell also: disfigurement

Definitions and meanings of word "deformity"

• Noun: an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed

• Noun: an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen; examples: "there were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back", "suffering from facial disfiguration"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "deformity"

William Blake
one quote about deformity
English Poet
Monday 28 November 1757 - Sunday 12 August 1827
Max Beerbohm
one quote about deformity
English Actor
Saturday 24 August 1872 - Sunday 20 May 1956
Eleanor Roosevelt
one quote about deformity
American First Lady
Saturday 11 October 1884 - Wednesday 7 November 1962
John Ruskin
one quote about deformity
English Writer, Critic, Architect
Monday 8 February 1819 - Saturday 20 January 1900
Margot Asquith
one quote about deformity
English Author
Tuesday 2 February 1864 - Saturday 28 July 1945
Roger Fry
one quote about deformity
English Critic, Artist, Scholar
Friday 14 December 1866 - Sunday 9 September 1934
Baruch Spinoza
one quote about deformity
Dutch Philosopher
Wednesday 24 November 1632 - Sunday 21 February 1677

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.

William Blake

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It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait.

Max Beerbohm

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Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart.

John Ruskin

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His modesty amounts to deformity.

Margot Asquith

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Art is significant deformity.

Roger Fry

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I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.

Baruch Spinoza

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