Being liked for the way you looked is worse than not being liked at all.
People who need to bully you are the easiest to push around.
So may the outward shows be least themselves:The world is still deceived with ornament.In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt,But, being seasoned with a gracious voice,Obscures the show of evil? In religion,What damned error,...
The greatest weakness of all is the great fear of appearing weak.
Things are often exactly as they seem. Confusing isn’t it.
But to appear happy when I am so miserable — Oh! who can require it?