35 Quotes About Facades

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Creating your own reality of a situation can give you the appearance of a greater appearance than you are. Here are some great quotes about facades that encourage removing the cloak and showing the truth for what it is.

“A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness.”

“A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.”

“All great experience has a guarded entrance and a windowless facade.”

“Authority, when first detecting chaos at its heels, will entertain the vilest schemes to save its orderly facade.”

“Behind every glorious facade there is always hidden something ugly.”

“Do we loathe our masters behind a facade of love – or do we love them behind a facade of loathing?”

“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth.”

“Every time I imagine a garden in an architectural setting, it turns into a magical place.”

“I find the greatest songs in the world come out of pain, and I don’t like it! Here’s what it does: It strips away all of your facade. It makes you so honest. It’s cleansing.”

“I start to feel like I can’t maintain the facade any longer, that I may just start to show through. And I wish I knew what was wrong. Maybe something about how stupid my whole life is.”

“I think space, architectural space, is my thing. It’s not about facade, elevation, making image, making money. My passion is creating space.”

“I wonder whether there is such a thing as a sense of individuality. Is it all a facade, covering a deep need to belong? Are we simply pack animals desperately trying to pretend we are not?”

“If you look at the buildings, you’ll find that one part looks as if it was designed by one man, and you go around and look at another facade and it looks as if it was designed by another man, you see.”

“If, on thinking this, I look up to see if reality can quench my thirst, I see inexpressive facades, inexpressive faces, inexpressive gestures.”

“In the facades we put on for others we demonstrate our potential; through our children we reveal our reality.”

“It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we’re alive – to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.”

“It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order – and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order.”

“It was only literally hours after the wedding when he felt he didn’t have to keep up the facade.”

“It’s my own personal unconscious that ultimately creates the novel’s aesthetic facade.”

“It’s not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather our concern must be to live while we’re alive.”

“It’s somehow symbolic of Hollywood that Tara was just a facade, with no rooms inside.”

“I’ve always felt that if one was going to take seriously this vocation as an artist, you have to get beyond that decorative facade.”

“Most of what you encounter when you meet a man is a facade, an elaborate fig leaf, a brilliant disguise.”

“Peel back the facade of rigorous methodology projects and ask why the project was successful, and the answer is people.”

“People’s personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not.”

“Romantic lovers require from each other at least the facade of reason: We desire to be what romantic love makes us appear in the other’s eyes. We want to imagine we are deserving of the love we inspire.”

“Sensitive people faced with the prospect of a camera portrait put on a face they think is one they would like to show the world very often what lies behind the facade is rare and more wonderful than the subject knows or dares to believe.”

“The concept of reason itself appears as an artificial attempt to separate intellectual powers from the frustrations, emotions, and accidents which cause events; the concept of reason is viewed as facade to prevent change.”

“The facade is the ego. It is motivated by our seeking love. The only reward is frustration, as it is only by loving that one finds love.”

“The unconscious mind is decidedly simple, unaffected, straightforward and honest. It hasn’t got all of this facade, this veneer of what we call adult culture. It’s rather simple, rather childish It is direct and free.”

“The weakness of men is the facade of strength; the strength of women is the facade of weakness.”

“Underneath that facade, I’m a terrified little sissy, just like everybody else. But I never let it show.”

“We define only out of despair, we must have a formula… to give a facade tot he void.”

“When my eyes meet his gaze as we’re sitting here staring at each other, time stops. Those eyes are piercing mine, and I can swear at this moment he senses the real me. The one without the attitude, without the facade.”

“Worry is the facade of taking action when prayer really is.”

Science has shown that the brain can hallucinate your conscious reality.