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  I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  I don't see anything wrong with being comfortable with my own skin.  
 -  Christina Aguilera
  

  Beauty is but skin deep, ugly lies the bone; Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  It's a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I'd be rotten to the core.  
 -  Phyllis Diller
  

  Just recently I've learned to be okay with myself without wearing makeup. I think it was a special someone telling me that I didn't need it. I started taking care of my skin and realized I didn't need as much as I thought I did.  
 -  Vanessa Hudgens
  

  A thick skin is a gift from God.  
 -  Konrad Adenauer
  

  Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  Khrushchev reminds me of the tiger hunter who has picked a place on the wall to hang the tiger's skin long before he has caught the tiger. This tiger has other ideas.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  Coke on her black skin made a stripe like a zebra, I call that jungle fever.  
 -  Kanye West
  

  The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.  
 -  Benjamin Banneker
  

  Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide.  
 -  Jean de La Fontaine
  

  Beauty is only skin deep. What's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit.  
 -  Jennifer Lopez
  

  Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast.  
 -  Jean de La Fontaine
  

  Selfish people get under my skin.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I miss your tanned skin, your sweet smile, so good to me, so right.  
 -  Taylor Swift
  

  The term 'celebrity' makes my skin crawl.  
 -  Janeane Garofalo
  

  My skin is hard when it comes to my music. But with my movies, I'm still a virgin in a lot of ways. I'm not used to being shot down for no reason.  
 -  Will Smith
  

  I'm trying to get a thicker skin. I like to be aware of people's perceptions of me, but when you put it as a priority, as a means to judging your worth, that's when it can be dangerous.  
 -  Rio Ferdinand
  

  I use the Clarisonic electronic skin cleansing system. It's great for removing excess oil and make-up and leaves my face feeling really smooth and clean. Then I apply Avon Anew Rejuvenate Day Revitalising Cream and Creme de la Mer Eye Concentrate. I think eye cream is so important - it keeps me looking young and prevents wrinkles.  
 -  Rio Ferdinand
  

  Having red hair is never good when you're a kid. I was picked on a lot and didn't have a lot of friends. But I think that gave me a thick skin and helped make me a better person.  
 -  Jesse Tyler Ferguson
  

  Like most people, I've grown a lot more sophisticated in my style choices. I know myself and what suits me better now than I did when I was much younger and feel more comfortable in my own skin.  
 -  Nina Garcia
  

  I have a skin disorder that destroys the pigmentation of my skin, it's something that I cannot help, OK?  
 -  Michael Jackson
  

  It's hard to feel comfortable in your own skin when you're younger.  
 -  Sophie Ellis Bextor
  

  The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.  
 -  Marcus Garvey
  

  My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.  
 -  Casey Affleck
  

  A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.  
 -  Aaron Eckhart
  

  You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul.  
 -  Charles de Gaulle
  

  So, Mexico, Brazil, they wanted their national culture to be 'blackish' - really brown, a beautiful brown blend. And finally, I discovered that in each of these societies the people at the bottom are the darkest skinned with the most African features.  
 -  Henry Louis Gates
  

  My skin is very sensitive.  
 -  Eric Dane
  

  In India, it's the rich who have problems with obesity. And the poor are darker-skinned because they work outside and often work without their tops on so you can see their ribs.  
 -  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  

  My greatest vanity is my skin. It is the colour of gingerbread and, thanks to my mother's genes, smooth and mostly blemish-free.  
 -  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  

  I knew exactly what I was, and there was no hang-up with me. None whatsoever. The fact that the pigment of my skin maybe being lighter brown than other people of my race, maybe some of them, but you know our race has all colors.  
 -  Billy Eckstine
  

  Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.  
 -  Douglas MacArthur
  

  MINSTREL, adj. Formerly a poet, singer or musician; now a nigger with a color less than skin deep and a humor more than flesh and blood can bear.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  If you are going to wrestle a bear, try to stay away from all fish oil products, you know. I mean it's tough for me, because I love to rub myself with salmon oil every day - it's a great conditioner for the hair, skin.  
 -  Will Ferrell
  

  Some guys say beauty is only skin deep. But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain. The initial contact has to be the sniffing.  
 -  James Caan
  

  There are so many misconceptions about me, and it gets frustrating no matter how thick skinned.  
 -  Tamara Ecclestone
  

  I think the older you get, the more you know about life, and the more you learn about yourself and you become comfortable in your own skin. So the older I'm getting, the more fun I'm having.  
 -  Colbie Caillat
  

  Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.  
 -  F. Scott Fitzgerald
  

  On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  Having been a journalist for thirty-nine years, I've developed a pretty thick skin.  
 -  Sylvia Earle
  

  I would love to slip into the skin of a fish and know what it's like to be one. They have senses that I can only dream about. They have a lateral line down their whole body that senses motion, but maybe it does more than that.  
 -  Sylvia Earle
  

  Too many multi-vitamins are packaged as one size fits all, but you should be more specific about what you need. When I was competing as a dancer, I took zinc for healthy skin and immune system.  
 -  Anton du Beke
  

  I'm tactile, very tactile. A woman who has really nice, looked-after skin is such a turn-on for me. It's always sexy.  
 -  Idris Elba
  

  I think women don't grow up with the harsh world of criticism that men grow up with, we are more sensitively treated, and when you first experience the world of film-making you have to develop a very tough skin.  
 -  Jane Campion