It has two meanings. A literal and a figurative. The literal meaning is don't look at a book's cover and judge it based on that alone. Content should be what you judge, not the cover.
The figurative meaning applies to other things than books. Basically, for example, don't look at a person...
looks shiny and new and people on TV. say it works really good it could be bad.
The meaning of the saying 'never judge a book by its cover' is that we can't simply judge people only by their appearances.
But, this is not always true. For instance, if an employer wants to recruit an employee and...
never helped them succeed. They are usually the strong ones who are getting their life back together by working as many jobs as they can.
I know that I can never judge a book by its cover, the cover does no justice. It isn’t right to judge others in any way, shape, or form. It is such a habit that...
various ethnicities, social, economical and physical backgrounds. Through the years I have learned to never judge a book by its cover and have learned that working with different types of people may have its challenges at times, but it is never impossible to work with different types of people...
look and acted-like an innocence person. That’s why police didn’t tried to accuse her killing her own husband. In the story we truly understand the significant of the expression, don’t judge a book by its cover.
Police officers never intended to accuse Mary Maloney of murdering her husband...
“don’t judge a book by its cover”, I mean you never know you might end up liking the book just by reading the first page.
Greenhouse, Steven, “Going for the Look, but Risking Discrimination”. New York Times. July
people? There is an old saying “Never judge a book by its cover”, but aren’t we all guilty of doing that at some point?
Judging people and how the world views people is based on many different things, and if it is not how we were taught or believe then it is wrong or unacceptable. When we see...
March 29, 2011
Literary Essay: Around the River Bend
Have you ever heard your mom nagging, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”? Well, that’s this story’s lesson except this short story does it better. In literature, authors frequently write about one character who is...
what Antoine de Saint-Exumpery once talked about and that you should follow your heart and never judge a book by its cover.
The background and theme of “Macbeth” completely and entirely goes along with what Antoine de Saint-Exumpery said. This story is about how a young man becomes so power hungry...
just by looking at the cover, although we can never judge a book by its cover. I went to the first page of the book as soon as I got it checked out and became quickly attached. A soon as we got back to class I was already skimming through it. Also I believe I became really interested in this book...
lesson and consequence one had to face in a better piece of text than the play Macbeth. It really taught me not to judge a person based upon their appearance as you never know of their actions. “Don’t judge a book by its cover, it’s what’s inside that matters” (Micheal Green)
appearance, it is not the best of measurements.
Don’t judge someone by their cover. It’s just not right. People shouldn’t be judged by what they look like or what they have done. The person may seem rough and hard on the outside, but they may be nice and sensitive on the inside. People are not books...
Scout’s Opinion Change Of Boo Radley
Throughout Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, Scout had been very judgemental and terrified of Arthur “Boo” Radley. Later on in the story Scout realized to never judge a book by its cover because you will never know who the person really is. This is a...
it is wrong to judge someone by their appearance on the outside, or belittle someone because they are different.
In this book, Harper Lee clearly demonstrates the importance of not judging a book by its cover in the person of Boo Radley. Boo was a boy never seen outside his house...
-contemplation and acting for one's self, instead of following the "mob mentality". As a result of the misinterpretation of Boo Radley, the audience is reminded of the theme: "never judge a book by its cover", meaning that one should look past an individuals appearance and history and judge him/her based on their actions and attitude....
19 May 2013
Building 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...
determine that maybe I should apply the saying that Mom taught me, rather than the philosophy of Wilde, to every aspect of my life. I now know that it is truer than anything else that Mother ever taught me; “never judge a book by its cover”, or you just might miss a great story.
The day before...
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”.
One day you can be on top of the world and the next you can be at rock...
even to remind them of good, memorable times in their lives. You never really know someone’s story until you truly get to know him or her and find out; you cannot always judge a book by its cover. People also get these tattoos or piercing to be different from everyone else, to stand out and be unique...
wanted to make sure that the country was not split up. He knew that the South needed the North, and that the North needed 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...
are formed in the subconscious mind as a result of repetition. If you were told each day that you should not judge a book by its cover then you will grow up as an adult who never judges people by appearance.
According to some articles, people judge others based on physical appearance for a...
tell us? It tells us that we judge more for how someone looks than how they really are. It said that “don’t judge a book by its cover”
Yes we all judge in a certain degree. Yet, should we judge for how someone looks? I believe, that is a different story
III. Satisfaction (How will your...
‘everything happens for a reason’ I know I was in this program for life changing lessons that taught me so much about myself and what my goals are as well as teaching me about other traits hidden in other people, the lesson ‘never judge a book by it’s cover’ is key here. Explore should continue as long as...
with words on a screen.
Books represent the true beauty of literature whereas an eBook....not yet at least. "Don't judge a book by its cover" is a phrase we've all heard from time to time but the truth is that instinctively humans do judge a book by its cover. First impression are lasting...
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...
family had much potential and were very well educated in their own ways. People need to live by the quote “Never judge a book by its cover” because you never know who they are until you meet them.
In todays society people tend to stereotype others in many ways. The media has created a misconception...
24 September 2012
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...
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...
Writing Topic :
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?
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...
longer “judge a book by its cover.”
Cheerleaders have a reputation as been a bunch of airheads that do not know much. They are considered valley girls because of the way they talk and act. The way we talk as well says something about us; in addition we start to judge people. In high school we where...