Looking for poignant or funny quotes about masks? Whether you’re going to a fabulous masked ball or just heading to your local coffee shop, these mask quotes are perfect for your mask Instagram captions and statuses.
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The Best Mask Quotes & Mask Instagram Captions
Here are my favorite quotes about masks, including inspiration from poems, literature, pop culture, and quotes by famous literary authors!
The irony of life is that those who wear masks often tell us more truths than those with open faces. –
Masked, I advance. –
I’d rather fall in love with a delicate heart than a perfect mask. –
I’m going to put a mask on and scrawl my name across the face of the world, build cities of gold, come back and stomp this place flat, until even the bricks are just dust. So you can just shut up. All of you. I’m going to move the world. –
What I wear on and off stage is my mask. You see, a mask doesn’t hide you, it exposes you. –
Masks reveal the shape of your soul and the state of the world and, in today’s world, everyone wears a mask. –
Harvey wasn’t interested in the clothes, it was the masks that mesmerized him. They were like snowflakes: no two alike. Some were made of wood and of plastic; some of straw and cloth and paper-mâché. Some were as bright as parrots, others as pale as parchment. Some were so grotesque he was certain they’d been carved by crazy people; others so perfect they looked like the death masks of angels. There were masks of clowns and foxes, masks like skulls decorated with real teeth, and one with carved flames instead of hair. –
With his mask and my sword, we could subdue even the shadows. –
We have always been wearing masks it’s just that it has become mandatory when one’s own life is threatened. –
Seven times have I despised my soul: The sixth time when she despised the ugliness of a face and knew not that it was one of her own masks. –
Masks. – There are women who, however, you may search them, prove to have no content but are purely masks. The man who associates with such almost spectral, necessarily unsatisfied beings is to be commiserated with, yet it is precisely they who are able to arouse the desire of the man most strongly: he seeks for her soul – and goes on seeking. –
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. -Oscar Wilde
If you want to say something and have people listen then you have to wear a mask. If you want to be honest then you have to live a lie. -Banksy
Virtue has a veil, vice a mask. -Victor Hugo
Don’t you know that a midnight hour comes when everyone has to take off his mask? Do you think life always lets itself be trifled with? Do you think you can sneak off a little before midnight to escape this? –
The human face is, after all, nothing more nor less than a mask. -Agatha Christie
Behind every mask, there is a face, and behind that a story. -Marty Rubin
We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin. -André Berthiaume
It’s good to see the snakes revealing themselves. They weren’t actually hidden at all. People hide behind the masks, but eventually, you see them for who they truly are. –
You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it. -Alan Moore
If you want people to love you for who you are, take the mask off. -Quetzal
We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,—
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile –
No one reveals himself as he is; we all wear a mask and play a role. -Arthur Schopenhauer
Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend. -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Nothing is more real than the masks we make to show each other who we are. -Christopher Barzak
We understand how dangerous a mask can be. We all become what we pretend to be. -Patrick Rothfuss
People seldom change. Only their masks do. It is only our perception of them and the perception they have of themselves that actually change. -Shannon L. Alder
We put on masks we believe will be more acceptable to the world than the truth of who we are. In doing so we sacrifice the gift of self-acceptance. –
Love has a powerful way of removing the mask we all insist on wearing. -Jessy
He often felt that too many people lived their lives acting and pretending wearing masks and losing themselves in the process. -Nicholas Sparks
Horror is the removal of masks. –
Are you sincere? Are you yourself? Are you as you look? You don’t have a mask on your face? You speak what you think? Then you are real, then you are not fake! –
This was love without masks. –
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