Beauty Quotes

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It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness.
Thornton Wilder

Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them. (Essays, Moral, Political and Literary)
David Hume

In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body.
William Penn

Beauty is the purgation of superfluities
Michelangelo

Thy marvelous beauty. - Here is
She you seek!
William James Linton

A poet dares be just so clear and no clearer... He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it. A poet utterly clear is a trifle glaring.
E B White

I slept, and dreamed that life was beauty; I woke, and found that life was duty. (Beauty and Duty)
Ellen Sturgis Hooper

And queenly is the state she keeps, In beauty's lofty trust secure.
William Allen Butler

Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession; do not run after distinctions and rewards; but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty.
Sydney Smith

I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?
James Thomson

Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
Helen Rowland

The reason people think I look good now is because I was never a beauty as a wee girl. And thank heavens. It's frightening to get old anyway, but if your looks were the cornerstone of your life, well, it would be very difficult.
Lulu

The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.
David Hockney

Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
Aldous Huxley

The hero of my tale - whom I love with all the power of my soul, whom I have tried to portray in all his beauty, who has been, is, and will be beautiful - is Truth (Sevastopol in May)
Leo Tolstoy

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades.
Jacqueline Bisset

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies (Elegies 'The Anagram')
John Donne

Italian men do appreciate beautiful women. They're not afraid of the beauty, which is nice.
Eva Herzigova

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Nicola is absolutely stunning. It's up to the casting directors but we really hope she gets through. She didn't let on to the casting directors she was a beauty queen. [on Nicola Jolly joining Hollyoaks]
Ali Bastian

When they built this building they were afraid to say that beauty is truth for fear that it wouldn't be by the time it was completed.
Daniel Boorstin

Beauty is nothing else but a just accord and mutual harmony of the members, animated by a healthful constitution.
John Dryden

Beauty? What's that?
Larry Wall

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, thereare still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waitingto be born.
Dale Turner

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Maya Angelou

You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference in beauty or desire.
W H Auden

This story is about truth, beauty, freedom; but above all things, this story is about love
Moulin Rouge

The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; But beauty faded has no second spring. (The First Pastoral)
Ambrose Philips

I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.
Camille Paglia

Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
Christian Nestell Bovee

Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.
Edward Steichen

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Remember if you marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance, will neither last nor please thee one year: and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all.
Virginia Woolf

Our flag is a thing of beauty and inspiration if you look at it with the right perspective. The flag is beautiful... it's not the fault of the flag some of the people making decisions for our country are not. The government makes very poor decisions... OFTEN... but don't blame the flag. Try to remember what raising it at Iwo Jima meant to the surviving 27 men who lived to see it raised on Mount Suribachi. How many flag burners would burn that flag?
John A Marshall

Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power.
Jean Paul Richter

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Virginia Woolf

It is beauty that begins to please, and tenderness that completes the charm
Bernard Fontenelle

Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
Simone Weil

Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.
Charles Lamb

And all the carnal beauty of my wife
Is but skin-deep
Sir Thomas Overbury

Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.
André Gide

A coquette is a young lady of more beauty than sense, more accomplishments than learning, more charms not person than graces of mind, more admirers than friends, mole fools than wise men for attendants
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

People say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage?
Imelda Marcos

How goodness heightens beauty!
Hannah More

Our garden was created for him as a place to compose, and he wanted this place of great beauty to last over time.
Susanna Walton

Neon strikes on England, noon on Oxford town, Beauty she was statue cold - there's blood upon her gown. (The Dying Patriot)
James Elroy Flecker

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old
Franz Kafka

Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty - excusable, perhaps, when there is such great beauty, or at any rate understandable - should persist after the beauty was gone.
Aristotle

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott



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