44 Brow Quotes for the on Fleek and Chic
Human beings love to create symbolism and art from anything. For millenniums, we have twisted, turned, plucked, and drawn on our eyebrows, all in the name of fashion, art, and culture. Read the 44 quotes below to find out more.
Eyebrows and the fashion associated with them have been around since Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra first came onto the scene when dark and bowed brows were in. Uni-brows also made themselves known in history during Ancient Greece, and who can forget Frida Kahlo's iconic eyebrows?
Leaping to the 1920s onwards, eyebrow trends jumped in every direction. The 1920s saw thin brows come back in style; the 1940s took on arched brows; the 1950s embraced thicker brows, and so on until we got the bold brows of Carla Delevigne and Emilia Clarke into the 2010s. However, as trends go, it looks like thin eyebrows are returning.
Read the following 44 quotes to dive deeper into the world of eyebrows.
Jack Black’s quote: "You must never underestimate the power of the eyebrow." | Image: AmoDays
Brow Power Quotes
"A raised eyebrow, an inflection of the voice, a caustic remark dropped in the middle of a broadcast can raise doubts in a million minds about the veracity of a public official or the wisdom of a governmental policy." — Spiro T. Agnew
"Changing your brow shape can change the way people perceive you, giving you a more sexy, smart, or confident look—without even switching lipsticks." — Nancy Kalish
"The eyebrows are the most visible facial feature where imbalance and asymmetry is obvious." — Marvin Westmore
"The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows." — Frank Zappa
"You must never underestimate the power of the eyebrow." — Jack Black
Spiro T. Agnew’s quote: "A raised eyebrow, an inflection of the voice, a caustic remark dropped in the middle of a broadcast can raise doubts in a million minds about the veracity of a public official or the wisdom of a governmental policy." | Image: AmoDays
"If you don't have eyebrows, you don't really have a face." — Saoirse Ronan
Brows, Piercings, and Plastic Surgery
"Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart." — Kevyn Aucoin
"It's a great beauty tip if you ever want to look five years younger to shave off your eyebrows. It's amazing what it does. It really shaves off the years." — Malin Akerman
"The eyebrow pencil and false eyelashes were essential; my mother didn't feel dressed without them." — Lorna Luft
"I had a lot of dates, but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows." — Andy Warhol
Kevyn Aucoin’s quote: "Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart." | Image: AmoDays
"I am too old for an eyebrow piercing but too young for an eyebrow lift." — Max Cannon
"I went through an obsession with eyebrows. I used to paint my eyebrows really, really strong. I look back now, and some were a little bit strong." — Tyra Banks
"I see guys with, like, eyebrow art, and I wanna tell them, 'You don't have to go too crazy on your brows. Take it easy, man!" — Ryan Reynolds
"Bleaching eyebrows makes me crazy." — Carine Roitfeld
"Overgrown eyebrows can cast a shadow on the brow bone or between the two eyebrows. Overtweezed eyebrows can make the face look puffy or protruding, or may give the eyes a surprised look." — Arlene Alpert
Max Cannon’s quote: "I am too old for an eyebrow piercing but too young for an eyebrow lift." | Image: AmoDays
"There have been makeup artists who've asked if my eyebrows are real." — Peter Gallagher
"I'm down to bleach my eyebrows again. I tell you what, though—that didn't go down well with my boyfriend. Girls love it. Guys, not so into it." — Florence Welch
Looking After Your Brows
"Well, actually, plucking my eyebrows is more of a hobby than a grooming tip." — Courteney Cox
"I have become a bit obsessed with eyebrows, I used to never have any, and then I realized big eyebrows are good, and now I'm an eyebrow fiend. Everyone comes to me to get their eyebrows done." — Jessie J
"I never let anyone pluck, including myself, unless my mom approves. She guards my eyebrows. She's like the eyebrow police!" — Isabelle Fuhrman
Courteney Cox’s quote: "Well, actually, plucking my eyebrows is more of a hobby than a grooming tip." | Image: AmoDays
"It only takes 30 seconds to pluck my eyebrows, but it hurts. I have to tweeze 'em in the middle once a week. Otherwise, I look like Bert from 'Sesame Street.'" — Freddie Prinze Jr.
Thick vs. Thin Brows Quotes
"My eyebrows make a more profound impact on other people than they do on me. I just let 'em grow." — Peter Gallagher
"I'll be honest: I naturally have a pretty good eyebrow shape. I always have. I would get made fun of when I was younger because they were so thick." — Jessie James Decker
"My eyebrows could do with a trim." — Arthur Smith
"Separate but equal is terrible for education, but it's perfect for eyebrows." — Demetri Martin
Lilian Bridges’ quote: "Eyebrow hairs that grow long and wild are called 'mad scientist's eyebrows.' These eyebrow hairs look like they have a mind of their own and belong to owners that definitely have unusual minds." | Image: AmoDays
"When I was a teenager, I was fat. I was shy. I wore glasses. I had a big eyebrow and hair all over my body. They were years of torture." — Gloria Estefan
"The eyes are the windows to the soul, as the adage goes, but we might add that your eyebrows are the curtains and drapes." — Alana Classice
"I don't think thin brows will make a comeback; women have finally seen how much more beautiful their look can be with a properly shaped eyebrow." — Anastasia Soare
"There's nothing wrong with a thick eyebrow; Frida Kahlo had them." — Paloma Fa
"When she was excited, she liked to raise one thin eyebrow and then the other so that they almost leapt off her face like antennae." — Molly Gilesith
Demetri Martin’s quote: "Separate but equal is terrible for education, but it's perfect for eyebrows." | Image: AmoDays
"Relationships, like eyebrows, are better when there is space between them." — Demetri Martin
"The Russians love Brooke Shields because her eyebrows remind them of Leonid Brezhnev." — Robin Williams
"Eyebrow hairs that grow long and wild are called 'mad scientist's eyebrows.' These eyebrow hairs look like they have a mind of their own and belong to owners that definitely have unusual minds." — Lilian Bridges
"I'm misrepresented as a scary person. I'm not. It's all about my size and my eyebrows." — Liev Schreiber
Basic Brow Quotes
Freddie Prinze Jr.’s quote: "It only takes 30 seconds to pluck my eyebrows, but it hurts. I have to tweeze 'em in the middle once a week. Otherwise, I look like Bert from 'Sesame Street.'"| Image: AmoDays
"The most beautiful eyes have a Golden Ratio between the eyebrows and the eyelids." — Andrew A. Jacono
"My acting range? Left eyebrow raised, right eyebrow raised." — Roger Moore
"When I was a kid, I was at a bowling alley, and I ran into a soda machine. I still have the scar on my right eyebrow, obviously." — Luke Perry
"Michael C. Hall is an incredibly detailed actor who can convey so much with just an eyebrow." — Jimmy Smits
"You ever noticed how people who believe in Creationism look really un-evolved? You ever noticed that? Eyes real close together, eyebrow ridges, big furry hands, and feet. 'I believe God created me in one day,' Yeah, looks like He rushed it." — Bill Hicks
Florence Pugh’s quote: “You never see a normal spot, a bag under the eye or an unplucked eyebrow, because that's not how Hollywood works.” | Image: AmoDays
"I refuse to think of them as chin hairs. I think of them as stray eyebrows." — Janette Barber
"I can slip a punch, not by three inches, but by a centimeter. Just have it brush past me. And raise an eyebrow at the same time." —Chris Eubank Sr.
"No one is born with perfect eyebrow." — Linda Evangelista
"You never see a normal spot, a bag under the eye or an unplucked eyebrow, because that's not how Hollywood works." — Florence Pugh
Peter Gallagher’s quote: "My eyebrows make a more profound impact on other people than they do on me. I just let 'em grow." | Image: AmoDays
With any kind of fashion, including eyebrows, there will always be different trends coming out every few years or decades. That being said, they are your eyebrows, and no matter the current fashion, you can do what you please with them. From thick to thin to even a unibrow, do what you feel is your version of beautiful.
While this sounds great, sometimes embodying your own sense of style can be intimidating, especially if it is eccentric. Building up your confidence and self-worth can help a lot with feelings of fear of what other people may think. Read these 125 self-worth quotes to get you going.