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Skin Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Skin

Please enjoy these Skin Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

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It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

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Beauty is only skin deep.
- Thomas Overbury

Some guys say beauty is only skin deep.
But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain.
The initial contact has to be the sniffing.
- James Caan

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.
We grow old by deserting our ideals.
Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
- Samuel Ullman

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty is only skin deep.
If you go after someone just because she's beautiful
but don't have anything to talk about,
it's going to get boring fast.
You want to look beyond the surface and see if you
can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.
- Amanda Peet

The only difference between me and those other great
Yankees is my skin color.
- Reggie Jackson

The most difficult thing for me is a portrait.
You have to try and put your camera between the skin
of a person and his shirt.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

I have good genes.
My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American.
They both have good skin.
- Virginia Madsen

A thick skin is a gift from God.
- Konrad Adenauer

Baby, black promoters oppressed me before white promoters ever got hold of me.
Don't talk skin to me.
- Mahalia Jackson

There are two things in life that I really wanted to do:
be an actress,
and to be in skin care, and I've gotten to do both of them.
- Victoria Principal

The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that
the day may be in torment.
- Djuna Barnes

Underneath all the skin, we're all the same.
- Steve Guttenberg

Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin.
That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Skin is made in large measure of a protein called collagen.
- Michael Behe

Carving is easy, you just go down to the skin and stop.
- Michelangelo

Beauty is only skin deep.
I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind,
body and spirit.
- Jennifer Lopez

In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to
stop when you get down to the skin.
- Austin O'Malley

Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay
colors that are but skin-deep.
- Matthew Henry

I had been gullible, naive, soft, pliable.
That's why I got taken advantage of.
To survive, you have to have a tough skin.
- Tia Carrere

Why hate someone for the color of their skin when there
are much better reasons to hate them.
- Denis Leary

Could people be trained to be less gullible? Or are
you as stuck with gullibility as you are with skin colour?
- Keith Henson

It's funny that all these goths paint their faces with
such white make-up and that is the actual colour of my skin,
I am that pale!
- Kelly Osbourne

And although our bodies are bounded with skin,
and we can differentiate between outside and inside,
they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment.
- Alan Watts

The discoloration is very minimal.
I have not turned blue.
The extent of skin discoloration is not even remotely
near what the news media are saying.
It is barely noticeable.
- Stan Jones

In China, we don't consider someone truly beautiful
until we have known them for a long time,
and we know what's underneath the skin.
- Ziyi Zhang

Painting is sometimes like those recipes where you
do all manner of elaborate things to a duck,
and then end up putting it on one side and only using the skin.
- Lucian Freud

Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am,
only one of a different sort: one of those who risks
his skin to prove his platitudes.
- Che Guevara

A film based on a jolly good John Grisham book is fine,
but I like to get a bit under the skin.
- Charlotte Rampling

My whole life, I've wanted to feel comfortable in my skin.
It's the most liberating thing in the world.
- Drew Barrymore

A bit of lusting after someone does wonders for the skin.
- Elizabeth Hurley

Anyway, what makes people look youthful is the quality
of their skin and I don't think you can change that.
- Nigella Lawson

I've never felt more comfortable in my skin,
I've never enjoyed life as much and I feel so lucky.
- Candice Bergen

In the land of my birth I cannot vote,
whereas a young person of eighteen can vote.
And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -
a white skin.
- Desmond Tutu

It's a good thing that beauty is only skin deep,
or I'd be rotten to the core.
- Phyllis Diller

I don't think that bravery is about skin.
Bravery is about a willingness to show emotional need.
- Richard Gere

My skin is more beautiful than yours.
I would be quite more popular in jail if I so chose.
- Gene Simmons

I've had Irish skin from the time I was a young girl.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy
ourselves keeping the sun off our skin,
the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.
- Erma Bombeck

Litigant.
A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
- Ambrose Bierce

The hardened mass of liquid stones had much stronger
qualities than those which had simply torn.
The skin remained a recognisable part of the molten stone.
- Andy Goldsworthy

After all, film is so porous, and to my mind,
so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs
odd energies like a living skin.
- Barbara Steele

Extreme Makeover...
they help people that are uncomfortable in their own skin.
They really change lives.
- Steven Hill

All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked
to the skin without ill effect.
No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days.
- E. B. White

My skin is hard when it comes to my music.
But with my movies, I'm still a virgin in a lot of ways.
I'm not used to being shot down for no reason.
- Will Smith

Learn to know every man under you, get under his skin,
know his faults.
Then cater to him - with kindness or roughness as his case may demand.
- John McGraw

Skin has become inadequate in interfacing with reality.
Technology has become the body's new membrane of existence.
- Nam June Paik

None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin.
This fact of nature offers no clue to the character
or quality of the person underneath.
- Marian Anderson

The main part of the house is a deep red and I have butterscotch carpet.
And I have a bathroom with leopard skin floor,
wallpaper and toilet.
- Macy Gray

The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother:
If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody,
why not do it that way?
- Richard Land

The colour of the skin is in no way connected with
strength of the mind or intellectual powers.
- Benjamin Banneker

I do not believe that the colour of one's skin determines
whether you are disadvantaged.
- Pauline Hanson

Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked
a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger.
This tiger has other ideas.
- John F. Kennedy

I don't consider myself a pessimist.
I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain.
And I feel soaked to the skin.
- Leonard Cohen

I use products from my dermatologist but the best things
you can do for your skin,
are not smoke always use sunscreen and drink a lot of water.
- Sela Ward

I love you more than my own skin.
- Frida Kahlo

I'm not the classic type - fair skin,
very beautiful women of a classic type,
I'm talking about now.
- Debra Wilson

My career at Warner Brothers consisted of one musical short subject.
I was running around in a bear skin.
Very chic.
- Ethel Merman

If a line of poetry strays into my memory,
my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.
- A. E. Housman

Civilization is the lamb's skin in which barbarism masquerades.
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning,
to keep watch over my thoughts, because,
if a line of poetry strays into my memory,
my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.
- A. E. Housman

All the beauty of the world, 'tis but skin deep.
- Ralph Venning

Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset
if you're poor or haven't any sense.
- Vernon Howard

If any man claims the Negro should be content...
let him say he would willingly change the color of
his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city.
Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
- Robert Kennedy


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