60 Favorite Look Quotes to Remind You That Look Isn’t Everything, Plus Other Inspirational Quotes!

60 Favorite Look Quotes to Remind You That Look Isn’t Everything, Plus Other Inspirational Quotes!
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Tripboba.com - Living this life is impossible without facing tragic, disappointment, lost, bad memories, and so on. We have to agree that we can’t change what has happened. What we can do is to move forward!

You have to be your own best friend in order to be the best version of yourself. You don’t need to look down all the time, or you don’t need to look back. Instead, look up and look forward for the better future.

With this theme, Tripboba will be sharing inspirational look quotes on look up, don’t look back quotes, as well as other look quotes for to remind you that look is not everything. Let’s dive in and take one or two lessons.

Look Up Quotes

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You don’t know what others are thinking about yourself. They could be looking up to you based on the good things you have done. By this logic, you don’t have no reason to look down upon yourself. So, look up!

For your inspiration, the following look quotes on look up are great to take inspiration from. Let’s have a look!

  • “The last time she was up here, she had been... staring up at the sky and dreaming of stars. Now, she looked down and plotted flames.” ― Kiersten White
  • “Look up, always. Look back, never.” ― Karen Quan
  • “...and now and then we could look up and give each other a thought, because I think he could have beautiful thoughts, and we could just let each other be less lonely in our loneliness.” ― Charlotte Eriksson
  • “Stars don’t beg the world for attention; their beauty forces us to look up.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo
  • “Learn to look up now and then, just in case a piano is falling from overhead.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich
  • “If you cannot see the rainbow because your face is down, don't argue that no rainbow is up there. Lift up your passion and take your dreams off the ground!” ― Israelmore Ayivor
  • “How do I deal with people who look down on me? I look up at them.” ― Ljupka Cvetanova
  • “I suppose that's the secret. If you're ever wishing for things to go back to the way they were, you just have to look up.” ― Lauren Oliver
  • “Look upward to your God for direction! Look inward into yourself and discover your talents! Look outward into your environment and get helped! Stop looking at one direction!” ― Israelmore Ayivor
  • “Become the person your younger self would want to look up to” ― Goitsemang Mvula
  • “Fan would have expected that one or two of the Girls would have long rebelled at spending a life in a room, would have begged, say, the dentist, to help them steal away, but the funny thing about this existence is that once firmly settled we occupy it with less guard than we know. We watch ourselves routinely brushing our teeth, or coloring the wall, or blowing off the burn from a steaming yarn of soup noodles, and for every moment there is a companion moment that elides onto it, a secret span that deepens the original’s stamp. We feel ever obliged by everyday charges and tasks. They conscript us more and more. We find world enough in a frame. Until at last we take our places at the wheel, or wall, or line, having somewhere forgotten that we can look up.” ― Chang-rae Lee
  • “Bad stuff does happen sometimes, always remember that but remember that you have to move on somehow. You just pick your head up and stare at something beautiful like the sky or the ocean and you move the hell on.” ― James Patterson
  • “What is it about the Heavens that draws us to look up? For generations, centuries, (millennia?) it seems we are drawn to look up for answers, comfort in times of despair, with pleas for help, when we are in need of grace, and to give thanks.” ― Bella Vespira
  • “There’s always a reason to look up.” ― A.D. Posey
  • “Great leaders never look down upon those who look up to them.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

Don't Look Back Quotes

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The past can be tragic and sad, but the fact of the matter is you don’t have to allow yourself to live up to that path. There’s nothing wrong in looking back, in fact for now and then, looking back can be a good thing.

But when you always look back and not focusing on the present day, you’re not doing a good effort for yourself. So, to remind you of not to always look back, Tripboba has come up with a selected list of look quotes on no to look back.

  • “I tend not to look back. It’s confusing.” - Walter Hill
  • “Don’t look back unless it’s a good view.” - Tupac Shakur
  • “I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “Don’t look back! For a bright future is ahead of you.” - Joel Brown
  • “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.” - Satchel Paige
  • “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” - C.S. Lewis
  • “Start wide, expand further, and never look back.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • “Do not look back upon what has been done. Go ahead!” - Swami Vivekananda
  • “Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.” - James Thurber
  • “Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Don’t look back, you can never look back.” - Don Henley
  • “When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.” - George C. Marshall
  • “You know, I try not to look back, because looking forward is so much better than looking backward.” - Jim Bakker
  • “We ought not to look back, unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors and for the purpose of profiting by dear bought experience.” - George Washington
  • “Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.” - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • “I don’t ever look back. I look forward.” - Steffi Graf

Quotes about Look

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Now, this is where we’re sharing some of the best look quotes. These look quotes are beautiful and motivational. Let’s have a look below:

  • "If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." – Wayne Dyer 
  • "For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone." – Audrey Hepburn
  • "Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?" – Bob Marley
  • "When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us." – Alexander Graham Bell
  • "I work a lot in the slums of Tondo, Manila, and the life there is poor and very sad. And I've always taught to myself to look for the beauty of it and look in the beauty of the faces of the children and to be grateful." – Catriona Gray
  • Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So, on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence." – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • "Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious." – Stephen Hawking
  • "A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles." – William Hazlitt
  • "Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful." – Kailash Satyarthi
  • "He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination." – Jose Rizal
  • "I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more." – Anne Frank
  • "It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time." – David Allan Coe
  • "I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more." – Anne Frank
  • "It's better to look ahead and prepare, than to look back and regret." – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  • "People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves." – Salma Hayek

Look Can Be Deceiving Quotes

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Here are Tripboba’s other favorite picks on look quotes you can take inspiration from. This list is a reminder that look can be deceiving and you shouldn’t fall for look only!

  • “If it looks like a hallway, feels like a hallway, and acts like a hallway—is it important to figure out that it isn’t a hallway?” ― Patricia Briggs
  • “Lies sound like facts to those who've been conditioned to mis-recognize the truth.” ― DaShanne Stokes
  • “There's something about the thousands of glittering lights, the veil of nighttime that almost makes this place beautiful, especially in the reflection of the water. It makes everything askew, disoriented. There's more truth in a ripple of water than in a clear day.” ― Ellie Lieberman
  • “That just goes to show that you never can tell about a person by guessing," Frances informs her niece. "That's why language was invented. Otherwise, we'd all be like dogs, sniffing each other to find out where we stood.” ― Alice Hoffman
  • “The average gym junkie today is all about appearance, not ability. Flash, not function. These men may have big, artificially pumped up limbs, but all that the size is in the muscle tissue; their tendons and joints are weak. Ask the average muscleman to do a deep one-leg squat-ass-to-floor-style-and his knee ligaments would probably snap in two. What strength most bodybuilders do have, they cannot use in a coordinated way; if you asked them to walk on their hands they'd fall flat on their faces.” ― Paul "Coach" Wade
  • “From the outside looking in, everything looked completely ordinary. The problem was being on the inside, looking out.” ― Belle Malory
  • “That was when I saw it: behind the beauty and fake innocence was something else, something cold and calculating. Even when she smiled, I could see sin so deeply ingrained in her that no cardigan could hide it. To anyone else, she was pure and naive, but this girl was hiding something. I knew only because the same sin had dwelled in me my entire life. The difference was she held it deep within her, and I let mine out of cage on a regular basis.” ― Jamie McGuire
  • “When it comes to human suffering, appearance is everything.” ― Nadja Sam
  • “When you crop a photo, you tell a lie.” ― Douglas Coupland
  • “Appearance over substance was a cultural theme in China” ― Paul Midler
  • “If you judge from appearances here,' replied Madame de Chartres, 'you will be often mistaken; what appears is seldom the truth.” ― Madame de La Fayette
  • “It’s funny how rarity can be attractive to some, but a nuisance to others.” ― William Staikos
  • “But there is a dark side to humans that lurks in the background, and it’s only revealed if you know where to look. Like a shadow that is not always visible, the dark secrets of these men were just hiding beyond the cursory view of their politically correct appearances.” ― Kenneth Eade
  • “There is the sanity you feel, and there is the sanity you display. Most people don’t really care about the first one; they just wanted permission to avoid your crisis.” ― Kristy McGinnis
  • “Poor darling," he said, shaking his head, "you're not cold-hearted enough to be a detective. You only want the disagreeable people to be guilty, and I'm afraid you'll find that life isn't like that.” ― Ashley Weaver


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