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Beauty Quotes

“People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beautyis revealed only if there is a light from within.”  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“Beauty awakens the soul to act.” Dante Alighieri

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” John Keats

“Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.” Richard Cecil

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” Confucius

“For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity.” Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

“God gave me a great body and it’s my duty to take care of my physical temple.” Jean Claude Van Damme

“Beauty and folly are old companions.” Benjamin Franklin

“Beauty doesn’t need ornaments. Softness can’t bear the weight of ornaments. Munshi Premchand

“Beauty has a lot to do with character.” Kevyn Aucoin

“Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.” David Hume

“Beauty is a fragile gift.” Ovid

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

“Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?” George Bernard Shaw

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.” Khalil Gibran

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Margaret Wolfe Hungerford

“Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.” H. G. Wells

“Beauty is less important than quality.” Eugene Ormandy

“Beauty is not caused. It is.” Emily Dickinson

“Beauty is only skin deep.” Thomas Overbury

“Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime.” Alicia Machado

“Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.” John Ray

“Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.” Fay Weldon

“Beauty is the promise of happiness.” Edmund Burke

“Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of taste.” Charles Baudelaire

“Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.” Albert Camus

“Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.” Douglas Horton

“Beauty is whatever gives joy.” Edna St. Vincent Millay

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

“Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.” Francis Bacon

“Beauty saves. Beauty heals. Beauty motivates. Beauty unites. Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving, of healing, of overcoming dualism.” Matthew Fox

“Because beauty isn’t enough, there must be something more.” Eva Herzigova

“Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh.” Victor Hugo

“Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the most monstrous and foolish, the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.” Charles Baudelaire

“Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Goodness is beauty in the best estate.” Christopher Marlowe

“Having inner beauty is something you develop on your own, and I like to think I have that.” Cindy Margolis

“Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.” Dante Alighieri

“How goodness heightens beauty!” Milan Kundera

“I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.”
Bob Dylan

“I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” Anne Frank

“I sincerely feel that beauty largely comes from within.” Christy Turlington

“I’d like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn’t matter, but it doesn’t hurt.” Kirsten Dunst

“Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.”
Blaise Pascal

“In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.” Christopher Morley

“In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!” Homer

“Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” Priscilla Presley

“Integrity reveals beauty.” Thomas Leonard

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

“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” Ashley Smith

“Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.” John Donne

“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My dad had this philosophy that if you tell children they’re beautiful and wonderful then they believe it, and they will be. So I never thought I was unattractive. But I was never one of the girls at school who had lots of boyfriends.”
Emily Mortimer

“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand.”
Khalil Gibran

led only if there is a light from within.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” Aristotle

“Rare is the union of beauty and purity.” Juvenal

“Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That’s what makes me feel good.” Laetitia Casta

“Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter.” David Byrne

“Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.” Saint Augustine

“Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” Rosalind Russell

“The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum.” Alexis Carrel

“The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.” Edward F. Halifax

“The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer.” Joan Collins

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.”
Albert Einstein

“The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one’s own even more, one’s own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.” Katherine Anne Porter

“The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.” Chanakya

“There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.” Conrad Hall

“There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it.” H. R. Giger

“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.” Maria Mitchell

“There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone’s spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that’s beautiful to me.” Liv Tyler

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” Anne Frank

“Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement, it’s rather frightening and threatening to have others ascribe such importance to something you know you’re just renting for a while.” Candice Bergen

“To love beauty is to see light.” Victor Hugo

“We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature’s greatest healers.” Ellsworth Huntington

“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

“What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things.” Albrecht Durer

“When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.”
Bernard Berenson

“You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.” Anouk Aimee

“You can’t really say what is beautiful about a place, but the image of the place will remain vividly with you.”
Tadao Ando

“Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.” Christian Dior

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” John Muir

“By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” Rabindrath Tagore

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” Kahlil Gibran

“That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.” Ninon de L’Enclos

“Had the price of looking been blindness, I would have looked.” Ralph Ellison, “Battle Royal”

“What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!” Logan Pearsall Smith

“When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.” Chinese Proverb

“Beauty comes in all sizes, not just size 5.” Roseanne

“I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness.” Karl Lagerfeld

“Beauty comes as much from the mind as from the eye.” Grey Livingston

“We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many extremes.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.” Karl Kraus

“Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.” John Ruskin

“Beauty is the promise of happiness.” Stendhal

“A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” Walt Whitman

“Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Beauty… is the shadow of God on the universe.” Gabriela Mistral, Desolacíon

“You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul’s own doing.” Marie Stopes

“Beauty – in projection and perceiving – is 99.9% attitude.” Grey Livingston

“Beauty?… To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to.” Pablo Picasso

“I hope you have lost your good looks, for while they last any fool can adore you, and the adoration of fools is bad for the soul. No, give me a ruined complexion and a lost figure and sixteen chins on a farmyard of Crow’s feet and an obvious wig. Then you shall see me coming out strong.” George Bernard Shaw

“Beauty isn’t worth thinking about; what’s important is your mind. You don’t want a fifty-dollar haircut on a fifty-cent head.” Garrison Keillor


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