told us as children are normally correct, and we teach them to our children. My mother was adamant about teaching me that you should “never judge a book by its cover”. Some examples of what she meant are: the color of someone’s skin, the way they dress, the type of car they drive, anything that might...
Don’t judge a book by its cover
I tend to judge people to quickly without even knowing anything about them. I was always told “don’t judge a book by its cover”, by English proverbs, which is true. You cannot tell what is on the inside just by looking at the outside of things, and I never know what...
Don't judge a book by its cover means not to judge people or things by what they look like from the outside. People shouldn't be judged by how they look but be judged by their actions. It actually means that people cannot be judged by what they appear like to you at first, it is necessary to get to know...
Do Not Judge a Person by there Appearance
Everyone has heard the saying “Never judge a book by its cover.” Well, that certainly is true when applied to everyday life. Most of us tend to look at one’s external appearance and draw a short conclusion on their character when we first observe them.
In dealing with people, you can't judge a book by its cover. Everything, or for that matter, everyone, is not as it or they seem. Every old person isn't sick, every young person isn't healthy, every poor kid isn't unhappy, nor is every rich kid happy. Things vary, therefore making people different.
You Cannot Judge a Book By its Cover
- Lord Chesterfield once said, "You must look into people, as well as at them." If you apply this logic to Curley's wife and Crooks in the book, Of Mice and Men, you will find that they are the same in many ways despite their differences in race and sex. These...
It is a wonderful story, it is a terrible story, it is filled with love, honor, and valor, it is filled with hate, deceit, and cowardice, it is a story that encourages loyalty, it is a story that encourages rebellion, it is a book meant to entertain, it is a book meant to provoke...
How To Read A Book
Guidelines for Getting the Most out of Non-Fiction Reading
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down and made me see the brighter things in life who would have thought this country wild man would be such an incredible friend.
Never judge a book by its cover, because although Daryl’s looks and character might come off to be something or characteristic of a person that some people don’t like...
Ironic Edwin Arlington Robinson’s “Richard Cory”
Edwin Arlington Robinson’s poem “Richard Cory,” is a perfect example of why you can’t judge a book by its cover. In the poem the people of the town describe Richard Cory as “a gentleman from soul to crown” (3) and “richer than a king” (9). He is conveyed...
look ridiculous and Robert would never know. The narrator’s hollowness is also shown as he judges the worth of their marriage on looks alone: “Imagine a woman who could never see herself as she was seen in the eyes of her loved one.” (pg.30) The narrator really never considered the strength of their...
the South. He would go against his beliefs in order to do this. Majority of Americans saw Lincoln as someone who was not very educated, for Lincoln never held any office. His burst onto the political stage was very abrupt.
Abraham Lincoln’s main goals as president were to hold the country together...
perspectives and definitions on art, an abstract topic. In the world of books, nothing is considered art unless the novel can engage the readers through the author's use of emotions and stylistic syntax. Using Groen's essay “Books Still Win” tragic realism is seen in Joshua Ferris' novel “Then We Came...
reputations and were in high standing within the community. These people become the impromptu leaders of the young nation of Israel, the Judges.
The theme of the book of Judges follows the same pattern of knowledge of God and a relationship with him that reveal his blessings, disobedience to God's laws,...
Book Review: Courting Disaster:
How the Supreme Court is Usurping the Power of Congress and the People
Authored by Pat Robertson
Courting Disaster: How the Supreme Court is Usurping the Power of Congress and the People is authored by Pat Robertson. Mr...
appearance of trouble, he is automatically nothing but trouble. In reality this boy could be the nicest and most interesting boy in the classroom. We will never know because our judgment is passed from the minute he walks into the room. Society has a history of making these assumptions. Dark skinned people were...
a, “… unified group of people who share common circumstances, beliefs and values, and who look for ways to embrace their differences.” (Pg. 39) The book also states that, “Modern society values independence more than anything else.” (Pg. 39) This statement can be seen everywhere today. In Paul’s letter...
The book of Ruth is one of the Historical books of the Old Testament. It is a rather short book, consisting of only four chapters. The book of Ruth according to many scholars was originally part of the Book of Judges, but it was later separated from that book and made...
Publisher: Oxford University Press Authors: A P R Howatt with H G Widdowson Despite the fact that I could obviously judge the topic of the book from the title, this history of TEFL and TESOL was in no way what I expected before I started reading it. How that was a good and bad thing...
AP United States History
2 March 2014
Lies My Teacher Told Me, exposes many lies and/or misconceptions that different history textbooks teach to the students of America in the first six chapters.
Chapter one is written with a focus on what Loewen refers to as...
One should never judge a person by external appearances.
I certainly agree with the above statement. “Never judge a book by its cover.” The word “book” also refers to person. External appearances can trick us. If you only look at a person by his outlook, you will never find and have a true...
are more often right than wrong, and giving the benefit of the doubt enables people to redeem themselves. A famous author once wrote, “Never judge a book by its cover” because the ugly duckling may actually be a handsome prince with a vast sum of wealth....
addicted to methamphetamine and has threatened to marry another woman to “torture” her.
Rather than endure the abuse, Ms. Qassemi took a step that might never have occurred to an earlier generation of Iranian women: she filed for divorce.
Women’s rights advocates say Iranian women are displaying a growing...
of people. In the book, Scout learns something new about the people of Maycomb in each chapter and realizes that people are more than what they perceive to be by interacting with three main characters in the novel, Atticus, Mr. Cunningham, and Boo Radley. In the beginning of the book, Scout’s interpretation...
important past time. Others tend to read for fun, or for knowledge, and some read just for school or work. Both e-readers and books have a lot of positive qualities. Books are portable, never run out of battery power and there is no need to worry about a little rain falling on them. On the other hand, e-readers...
comes around.” Most of the time people look down on or look over a person because they feel that person is unimportant to them. You should never judge a book by its cover because; like my Great Aunt used to tell me “The toes you step on one day may be connected to the butt you will have to kiss tomorrow”...
Throughout my high school career, I have read many books for English classes as well as independently. I have had enjoyed many of them such as Huck Finn, Flags of Our Fathers, Of Mice and Men, and Frankenstein. Although I enjoyed reading each one of these books, my favorite had to be “The Things They Carried”...
world is if my father did not get the money he expected too out of raising tobacco and farming. I never really thought about how big the world was and how many more serious issues there were.
I’ve never been out of the small town except for occasional vacations in the summer to Florida. I feel like...
gender and even sexual preference. Even books, T.V. shows and movies show us a bit of discrimination. A classic example is Mary Shelleys book “Frankenstein”, it shows that people judge others based on looks instead of getting to know them as a person. In the book there is a creature that was created by...
with colorful panel walls and beautiful furniture that was covered in plastic so it would not get damaged or stained. Back in the day clear plastic covers was used on the future to protect the fabric, as if we would be allow sitting on the future long enough to work up a sweat.
The cliché of living...
Dear Sir or Madam, I participated in the Explore class of 2007 and I have never been the same since. It was one of the most life changing experiences I think a youth can go through. I wasn’t one of the first picked students to be in the program, my math marks weren’t entirely up to par and we all weren’t...
find out the true nature of things,the true colors of them. We should try to find out the reality hidden behind their glittering facade. A book with a beautiful cover has no guarantee of its being interesting.
II. Firstly, Love for glamour is deeply embedded in human nature. Taking advantage of this inherent...
Giselle Pineda December 3, 2012
English 10 Mrs.Riolo
Don’t Judge A Book by Its Cover
Never judge a book by its cover; it’s just what helps attract the attention of our tricky eyes. There is ninety-nine percent more to what you see with your human eyes...
The expression, “good stories never die,” can go all the way back to Greek mythology. Many stories about a Greek god can be linked to the past, present, and future. Specifically, in Homer’s Odyssey, values and concepts are addressed that are easily applied to our lives’ today.
In the Odyssey, love...
Dickens' novel” – the catchy phrase at the front cover of a book attracted my attention. As a big fan of the mentioned writer, I couldn’t resist temptation of finding out who was the author they dared comparing to one of the best novelist ever. Michel Faber… never heard of him. I curiously read the first page...
Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover
The story “A Doll House” (Isben 1189) shows that a person should never judge a book by the cover. At the beginning of the story it would appear that Torvald and Nora Helmer have the picture perfect marriage. Torvald seems to be a doting, loving husband who has a high...
was incredibly biased towards them and some of these people have made me grow incredibly as a person.
I have learned that you should never judge a book by its cover and in doing so changes have to take place in my life. Changing the way I tend to perceive people before even giving them the opportunity...
tolerance there can be no peace. The Freedom Writers Diary shows how the students learn tolerance. InDiary 36 the students writes “Why should I read books about people that don’t look like me? People that I’m not going to understand because they don’t understand me?’ I thought I was a smart-ass for asking...
by George Orwell, because most of their songs are about the things that Orwell wrote in those two books.
I think that with his book ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’ George Orwell was very accurate, he wrote the book in 1949 and it was about 1984 and at that time very similar things were happening. In the country...
century ago, people used books for everything related to education. In fact, the human’s
best source of knowledge and education was the book. If you wanted to look up a recipe, you opened a
book. If you wanted to learn how to fix the radio on your car you opened a book called the manual. If
Domestic Road, Domestic Airport, Pasay City
A BOOK REPORT
Title of the book
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
Presented In Partial Fulfilment
Of the Requirements in Humanities 2
Haidee S. Mendoza
3rd Trimester SY 2010-2011
I- The book report is purposely done and written as a part...
The book “Striking Back” is a book about one of the most gruesome days in the history of Israel and Palestine. It is a story about the 1972 Munich Olympics, what happened there what happened after it and the status of Palestine and Israel. It started in 1972 when a group of Palestineis...
his blue denim jeans were ripped and his nike shoes were missin the strings. The white thermal he had on was dingy and had many stains as if it had never
He looked like he was no older than nineteen. It was hard to tell because of the bags under his eyes and the scruffiness of his...
You Can’t Always Judge a Book by its Cover
"Never judge a book by its cover" is an old saying that has been around for many years. It was said by many people who had good intentions for teaching us valuable lessons. The intended lesson was that we should not judge people based on their physical...
adage "Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover" comes from. Literally, you cannot tell the quality of the contents of a book just by looking at the material used to hold it together. A book with a plain cover and simple title may be more important, more entertaining, or more useful than a book bound in a flashier...
eBooks are more efficient than normal paper books. They never look at all the effects that an eBook has and what books have to offer. Although books don’t have high quality gadgets, you’re still reading! The many differences between eBooks and paper books is a very wide area. The legibility, look, feel...
LIBERTY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
PRAYER: THE TIMELESS SECRET OF HIGH-IMPACT LEADERS
A BOOK CRITIQUE
SUBMITTED TO DR. KENNEDY A. ADARKWA
IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE
STRATEGIC PRAYER AND SPIRITUAL WARFARE
typical, antique fairytale book. This idea is further explored through the enchanting moment of the book opening by itself and the radiant light or fairy dust streaming down over it; this creates a stereotypical and captivating start. In addition, the commencement of the book mentions the typical fairytale...
Was Judge Dee A Good Magistrate?
Living in the time of the Tang dynasty (618-906 AD), Dee Jen-djieh came from a long line of prefects and high-ranking government officials. He studied calligraphy, painting, poetry and Confucianism. He took the civil service exams and was placed as the district magistrate...
“Never judge a book by its cover.”
Many people look at someone or something and make an assumption right away by their first thought. For example, if you see a man on the streets, who is in dirty sweatpants, he has not shaven in a while and he looks dirty; you automatically think he’s homeless....
Never judge a book by its cover
Professor Donna Strong
Only God can Judge me !
Do you judge people by the clothes they wear? Did you ever tried judging people by their look? Did anyone judge you? How would you feel getting judge? To me I never did judge people by their cover, I rather meet them in their inside than their outside because their inside...
A Day I Will Never Forget
I have always been told to never judge a book by its cover, but in these terms regarding people. Just like the cover of a book, first impressions are not always as they seem. They are very crucial in everyday life and can be the basis of how our relationship with a person...
forced to wear a certain type of apparel due to their culture or religion. Society should never outcast and place them in individual groups just because they dress different from others.
First off, society should never discriminate against an individual because they want to wear a particular type of clothing...
Why do we judge what we do not know? I believe people should not judge people by their external appearance, and should at least speak with a person before making a judgment. You can’t judge a person character base on appearance and that why many of us make unfair and bias assumption of others.
the importance of honesty, the value of facing conflicts instead of avoiding them, but the theme I am going to focus on is the cliché don’t judge a book by its cover.
Annabel Greene used to be the girl who had everything. Just like her two older sisters, Kirsten and Whitney, Annabel is a gorgeous girl...
"You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover"
A Cry in the Dark, based on a true story, is about a mother whose baby is killed
during a camping trip along with her husband. The mother, Lindy Chamberlain
claims to have seen her baby being carried away by a dingo and then assumes
that the dingo is...
This book is authored by Pat Robertson. Mr. Robertson is the founder and chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc., founder of Regent University, The Center for Law and Justice and International Family Entertainment. He can best be described as a Christian Conservative, and has been...
Sierra Beckham English 1301.103 Never Judge a Book by its Cover Viewing my home from the outside you may think an elderly couple who have fallen behind on their outside chores must live there. Or maybe even a non English speaking family because of the home’s location. In reality nothing is quite...
Character Book Review
“Do not be satisfied until you have put yourselves into that atmosphere where you can seize and hold onto the very highest and most beautiful things that can be got out of life.” It is surprising how much you can judge a book by its cover. Building Character would never be a book that...