Quotations that match 'homely'.

A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward. Minna Antrim
[ Aided Face Figure Homely Many Women]
I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order; - poetry = the best words in the best order. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Best Clever Definitions Homely Order Our Poetry Poets Prose Remember Their Wish Words Would Young]
I have no ambition to surprise my reader. Castles with unknown passages are not compatible with my homely muse. Anthony Trollope
[ Ambition Castles Compatible Homely Muse Passages Reader Surprise Unknown]
Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury. Martha Beck Society
[ Better Dating Every Good-Looking Homely Individuals Jury Ones Situation Social Than Treated Trial Virtually]
Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely. Kin Hubbard
[ Above Being Compensation Getting Homely Only Penalties Pretty Suspicion Talked While]
Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces. Austin O'Malley
[ Case Faces Friendship Genuine Homely Old Platonic Shall Show Two]
If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl. H. L. Mencken
[ After Depart Ever Eye Forgive Ghost Girl Homely Please Remember Sinner Some Thought Vale Wink Your]
I'm not homely enough to play the nerdy girl and not nearly pretty enough to play the pretty girl. Kristen Bell
[ Enough Girl Homely Nearly Nerdy Play Pretty]
It's very homely, this castle. It doesn't have huge ballrooms. I didn't want a cold, cavernous place. Enya
[ Castle Cold Homely Huge Place Very Want]
Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies. Bruce Catton
[ American Any Beyond End Express Eyes Glow Greater Heritage Homely Itself Lift Our Skies Sunset Than Truths Up Us Very]