„A handsome man guards his image a while;
a good man will one day take on beauty.“

—  Safo, Fragment 50 Voigt
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—  James Allen British philosophical writer 1864 - 1912
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„First, a man is created in his own image, and only afterwards in the image of God.“

—  Menachem Mendel of Kotzk Polish rabbi 1787 - 1859
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„If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's no good.“

—  Ezra Pound American Imagist poet and critic 1885 - 1972
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„Man made God in his own image...“

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„Nothing is stranger to man than his own image.“

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—  Sherry Argov, Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl—A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship

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„For me the future of the image is going to be in electronic form. … You will see perfectly beautiful images on an electronic screen. And I'd say that would be very handsome. They would be almost as close as the best reproductions.“

—  Ansel Adams American photographer and environmentalist 1902 - 1984
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„Mr. Digweed has used us basely. Handsome is as handsome does; he is therefore a very ill-looking man.“

—  Jane Austen English novelist 1775 - 1817
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