I "don't Judge A Book By Its Cover"

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    MysteriousWomen MysteriousWomen
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    Not only do I not judge a book by it's cover,

    I appreciate when people don't judge me by my cover. I change my hair color often, so people have assumed that I'm punk... that I'm disrespectful and have a bad attitude... Just based on whatever odd color I happen to have my hair in that day, plus my tattoos. Other's have seen...
    SunnyDayze2 SunnyDayze2
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    Today, some guy judged me

    for being gay/pansexual. He didn't even try to get to know me, he just judged me for my sexuality. I stood up to him, and he blocked me. Again, some guy judged me for what I look like. So, I told him to F off and I blocked him. I can't stand people who judge other's like...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses May 31, 2015

    Alright, well firstly,

    people like this hurt me. 90% of people now ONLY care about how someone's body looks, girls are constantly getting surgery JUST because a guy they like don't "accept" the way they are now. In my personal opinion, you should just be yourself, because THAT is what's going to...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses May 12, 2015

    People are so driven by looks,

    body structure...the pretty face.... One doesn't know what is going on that face, whether she is super pretty, looking at her...she takes a lot of time doing herself up....maybe she has a confidence issue, or maybe she just likes to look that way.... I am a Care aid, I have...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Apr 23, 2015

    Many people feel they lack the intelligence to

    find the higher way, but this is merely a misunderstanding. Intelligence has nothing to do with college degrees or public fame or even the reading of many books. Authentic intelligence is the willingness to exchange fancy for fact, to exchange imaginary self-pictures for healthy...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Oct 18, 2014

    I'm finally starting to feel comfortable being

    me and who I want to be around people. I don't have to hide behind people's expectations anymore. People are finally beginning to accept me with my full eyeliner and darker but shorter clothing. It may not sound a lot but it's taken ages for me to start being comfortable. Can't...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    and I don't judge people by appearance.

    ..it freaks me out when looks are the basis for forming of a opinion...
    AmarieOfTheVanyar AmarieOfTheVanyar
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2015

    When people look at me,

    they see what I put out there for them to see. I hope they see a smart, driven and sensible person who treats people with respect, and expects only the same from them. I have high standards, good values and morals, and I project this to others. I get on well with my colleagues...
    Saintlysinner Saintlysinner
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 12, 2015

    I mean I don´t think people can be separated

    into "categories", by their race, religion, etc....I like to get to know them and share their life experiences if they wish to...Being nice and respectful is how I like to talk...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    That could be the one person

    that changes your life forever..for better or for worse
    Lat3night Lat3night
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 21, 2015

    I am hoping there is more to each one of us

    than just our looks. Yes, there are people absorbed by their looks. They usually try out as movies stars. There are some so into themselves that the rest of the world doesn't exist! It is a sound reasoning, don't just a book by its cover!
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2015

    Just put me back on the shelf.

    Read me, because you cannot live my story. You must save yourself from the trauma. Read me like a book, then close it up and replace to the shelf. That is what is best for you. Why? Because I will destroy any faith in tomorrow you thought you ever had. You believe it is me who...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 27, 2015

    By this saying i'am describing You Stranger.

    I mean one cannot simply judge a person by the way he/she looks, their body appearance or their personality, those are just physical enhancements, every human being has got few negatives & positives in them and it attracts everyone, i'm not denying that, physical appearance is...
    Tryingtofixthingsnow Tryingtofixthingsnow
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 21, 2015

    Of course I don't! My math textbook in primary

    school had pictures of people enjoying themselves while doing math. That was not the case. Haha.
    NikyMouse NikyMouse
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2015

    I give it at least three chapters within the

    expected time frame of my thirst for all things of interest. Then, if it does not capture my mind and place it upon the fine lines inserted between and nestled within its written words, then I will judge it. I do however place my own opinionated smartassities within the...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul
    46-50, F
    4 Responses May 17, 2015

    When you're younger..

    .you very much look just on the outside of a person. If they don't look a certain way or whatever, then you don't want to get to know them further than that. I wasn't popular when I was in school, was overweight even then (not as much as I am now), but people used to judge me...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2015

    Peoples voices are the creation of the town we

    live in today. We only listen to the things we want to hear. The expanding and growth of a lie makes only the smallest yet spoken truth. We feed off of the weak to succeed in our own home but yet stay absent in their own eyes. It's more than fear that travels through small...
    JohnsonJess JohnsonJess
    22-25, F
    Apr 4, 2015

    I don't like to judge people!

    Everyone always judges me before they even get to know me. I like to give anyone the chance make a new friend.
    Laurennmariee Laurennmariee
    22-25, F
    Jul 30, 2015

    I work, study, work out,

    go to church and have a comfortable home. I wear nice clothes, keep my hair neat and I smile. Don't think from this costume that I've have had an easy life or I'm privileged or naive. When I take my shirt off you see the scars, stretch marks, burn holes and tattoos. Look at my...
    amwolf amwolf
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2015

    Boy: hey i think we should take our

    relationship up a step Girl: awe do u need me to wall u back down there? Boy:wtf? Back to whee? Girl: that mother fckn friendzone u just tried to escape from 😂
    Time4kush Time4kush
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 14, 2014

    i might be impressed by the cover n looks

    but i always wanna dwell deeper into things...wanna know the true self of things n people...wanna dig the hidden truths....i wish i find someone pure inside..someone to understand what purity is....sometimes to dig deeper u have to be unafraid of getting ur hands dirty but it...
    sincerehuman sincerehuman
    26-30, F
    Oct 29, 2014

    I judge the content of the book

    or maybe reviews. 😆😆😆😆
    wonderfulgrayce wonderfulgrayce
    31-35, F
    Jun 19, 2015

    I really don't; but sometimes

    when you end up having a bad book, you feel like 'why on this earth have I chosen it? Perhaps I should have judged it earlier. Such a waste of time.'
    hiddentears hiddentears
    26-30, F
    May 8, 2015

    “Every man has his secret sorrows

    which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    greatestfear greatestfear
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

    There is definitely no point,

    the real thing is buried in the pages. It applies to everything. Even the nature of one dog of a similar breed is different than another from the same breed. All books by a certain author maybe well written but we cannot write a review about all of them by just reading one. We...
    airliner2111 airliner2111
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jun 2, 2015

    I have learned that you can not base yourself

    on how someone looks or dresses and assume they are a certain way. Not all people with tattoos belong to gangs, not all people with glasses have to be super smart. We have to give everyone a chance, I am sure you will find great friends where you least expected. I know I have...
    ja131989 ja131989
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 2, 2015

    People always jugde another by the look.

    Its really makes me disappointed. .
    Needplaceforsharing Needplaceforsharing
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    Often when I pick up a book,

    I barely glance the cover before I am onto the first page trying to decide whether it takes my interest. I read a few pages, get a feel for it, see if the spark is there before I commit to delving into the entire thing and reading to the end. I am the same with people. I like...
    Saintlysinner Saintlysinner
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 9, 2015

    But when you know the book,

    and never seen it's cover... It's an odd thing. Update: My friend that wants to marry me settled down. He understands now that he could not just drop that on me. And on Easter, he helped my daughter's friend's family. What can I say? He knows my soft spots. So, he wanted me...
    Stickwithmebaby Stickwithmebaby
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    I left EP last year but

    now I'm back. The thing I like about this site is being able to talk to people from all walks of life that I'd never be exposed to offline. Deep down we're all the same.
    amwolf amwolf
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2015

    Give people the benefit of the doubt,

    even people of whom you might have bad frist impression. Everyone is fighting a big fight. Assume they have good reassion for being the way they are, doing what they do, and believing what they believe.
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2015

    I "don't judge a book by its cover".

    To me I like you for your personality. I don't care what you look like. I care if you are nice and sweet to me. So if you are the ugly and no one likes u. I will be there for you because no one like me as it is because I am fat and not as pretty as other girls. So if you need...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 29, 2015

    It's silly to judge someone simply by how they

    look but sometimes necessary. Better to judge carefully by your understanding of their heart their motivations😜
    Banyousbabe Banyousbabe
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 16, 2016

    Its always nice to make someone's day,

    I sat with a girl at lunch who was literally alone at this table, and it was because people thought she was weird... I mush be weird as well because we actually have a lot in common and became good friends. Do something good today.
    CaptnMyah15 CaptnMyah15
    18-21, F
    May 19, 2015

    I don't judge book by its cover the same thing

    I do with people. I don't judge them by how they look.
    NikkiCOCO NikkiCOCO
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2015

    No I don't. Especially

    because you never know who you are going to meet. The Universe truly doesn't care when it comes to bringing spirits together. Why would it? To the Universe everything is energy and frequency. Clothes and occupation don't effect that beyond your mood and feelings in a...
    Aiyana77 Aiyana77
    36-40, T
    3 Responses Oct 19, 2014

    ......but I have been trained to avoid

    pedophiles and pervs. Just leave me alone!
    caterpillarwaiting caterpillarwaiting
    18-21, F
    Nov 17, 2014

    I don't do that at all.

    I don't care what you look like on the outside. I care about whats on the inside. What we talk about. Your personality. Whether you are nice or sweet or you're funny. I don't judge people based on what they look like. Your mind and heart are what I really care about
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 1, 2015

    Sometimes the cover tells everything though.

    We'd better look at the contents anyway
    meemo70 meemo70
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014

    Some of the nicest people look like they will

    kill you. Some of the worst look like they are innocent. Don't expect everyone to stab you, but never let your guard down. Just in case.
    Schizotistic Schizotistic
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    Yeah, like, my mom bought me this book,

    And it looked kinda boring and whatnot, but it was actually the best book I've ever read.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2015

    I don't judge anyone.

    I get to know that person before I decide if they are worthy of my friendship. I love to get to know people! :3
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 22, 2016

    I don't judge anyone.

    . I am far from the position to judge anyone and truthfully if I was, I wouldn't.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 8, 2016

    I never judge... because nobody is perfect.

    There's always another side of the story.
    greatestfear greatestfear
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 10, 2014

    I'm not as I seem and I feel like others are

    the same way I meet them first
    savigirl14 savigirl14
    18-21, F
    Jan 3, 2015

    I try not to judge people

    but over the Internet I find it easier to judge especilly when people are rude and ignorant. In the real world I don't judge but I find that people judge me without knowing me.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 30, 2014

    Some of the best 'books' I've 'read' have been

    the ones where effort, thought & real interest have been the cornerstones of discovering the 'bestsellers'...
    sexyspanker sexyspanker
    41-45, M
    Jun 22, 2015

    Yes this is true cuz

    when we meet some people but first they always angry but try to connect theme then time will prove they have a good heart. I always prove it in many times. Just tryyyyyyy👍🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹
    verlaidamendoza28 verlaidamendoza28
    61-65, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2015

    it's simple to judge book by its cover,

    to judge what happens in your life without knowing deeply the situation. It's easy to judge others when you don't know anything about them It's easy, it's lazy, it's stupid
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    It's a very simplistic mentality to have

    towards people. The human psyche is still not completely understold, therefore, passing judgement on someone prior to first having a conversation with them is at the very least shallow. It's ludicrous and displays your lack of intelligence to be honest. This is all.
    MysticalUnicorn14 MysticalUnicorn14
    26-30, F
    Feb 26, 2015

    Most people when they first look at me they

    think I'm rich and have no brains. But when I walk into that school or place and open my mouth, the words and sentences that come out blow everyone and their narrow minded thinking away. They begin to see that a girl can dress very nice, be a fashion girl and still have brains...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose
    22-25, F
    Jun 6, 2014

    I don't judge anyone

    unless they give me a good reason to. I think speaking untruthfully of others is unacceptable. Unless it is true, then leave it to them for their own problems to solve. Although, it comes naturally to humans, it should always be to yourself
    alugaaq alugaaq
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014

    I've spent a full day messing here on ep

    and I'm quite astounded at the amount of frauds an fakes ...... Do you you want me to name you or would it be easier if you just blocked me ... You know who you are so do it or I will
    Wellshaved64 Wellshaved64
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2015
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    Jan 1, 2015

    May be some body know how to prove this

    but some are not they said bad things after you talk to theme so I don't agree to this🙅
    verlaidamendoza28 verlaidamendoza28
    61-65, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2015

    My friends laugh at me

    for this, but I don't judge a book by its cover when it comes to people, but I will judge a real book by its cover. If the cover catches my attention, I will most likely pick it up and read it.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2015

    There's so much more

    than a person's exterior but you won't know that until you look beyond the exterior and learn to get to the interior.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 25, 2015

    I judge by the content,

    not the cover. If I just looked at the outside, I would miss out on a lot of good things.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2016

    I may be strong when you see me at first

    but im weak and very heartbroken inside. Granted im working on that in time. You don't know me from tom **** harry jill janet or jane. I have lots of knowledge and im successful but my past or likes seem to be a hinderance. Bottom line you never know who your standing next to in...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 17, 2015
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