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I've been booed on stages. I'm a little bit tougher than to walk off a stage because someone says something ugly.
My father was a professor of political science and also a young politician fighting for democracy in Kenya, and when things got ugly, he went into political exile in Mexico.
A few years ago in Chicago, I rented an office, and I went there every day. For the most part I do work at home in an ugly room.
When you see a tumour in the brain, it's an ugly looking thing. It's kind of black, grisly and messy. Or it can be white. To see it taken away is just amazing.
If you're going to write about war, the ugly side is inevitable. Suffering and death are obviously part of war.
America is supposed to be given over to ugliness. There are a good many ugly things there and the ugliest are the most pretentious.
God, I used to have really skinny-crap eyebrows. They were such an ugly disaster.
When you're away for a long time, tastes change, fans move on. You hate to think about it, but it's an ugly fact of life.
I've always loved slightly ugly shoes. Or even very ugly shoes.
When I sit down to write a song, there is no filter. I'm not trying to write for anyone or anything specifically. It's just trying to capture a little piece of your soul - even if it's a really ugly part.
In days gone by, short-statured people were not only labelled as ugly, stupid and freakish, they were often owned by aristocrats and treated, at best, as entertainment and, at worst, as pets.
Of course, people told me, 'Mikey, you will never be an actor. You don't have the look. You're ugly.'
Michael Clarke Duncan
I felt so unbelievably ugly for years.
You look back and you remember the good, the bad and the ugly.
I don't mind finding these ugly sides to my personality and exaggerating them because that's something you can write towards.
Nobody wants an ugly book.
When I play, I feel like I'm in a theatre, why should I look ugly then, because I'm a tennis-player?
The 2000 election exposed some ugly history in our country.
If I see a phrase that strikes me as ugly, I'll delete it. Or, if I find a way to say something a bit more freshly than it was expressed originally, I'll do it. Ultimately, you want to try to leave behind the best possible paragraph or sentence.
You can't listen to what people who aren't musical have to say. When Anytime was released, I had bad reviews, and at first I was hurt. Your songs are like your children. You don't want to hear, 'Your kid is ugly.' But I knew the record was good and it would sell.
With a lot of hair and make-up then I'm possibly, remotely attractive. But it's rare, I don't think I'm ugly but I'm nothing particularly special. I'm not a yoga and health girl. I don't exercise that much and I eat crap and smoke and bite my nails.
Lisa Marie Presley
Rush Limbaugh is an entertainer. Rush Limbaugh's whole thing is entertainment. Yes, it is incendiary. Yes, it is ugly.
'Ugly Betty' taught me everything about fashion.
I can tell you that the book 'The Ugly Truth' is about puberty and all the awfulness that comes with that time in a person's life. It was definitely some different subject matter to be writing about, especially knowing some of my audience are second and third graders.
It's great if a pilot starts off great and if it doesn't start off so great it's not that big a deal: everybody's baby is born ugly. But you want to know, if given the opportunity: Where are we going? What's the story we're trying to tell?
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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