Beautiful Quotes

Knowledge would be fatal, it is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things beautiful.
Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
Susan Sontag, Against Interpretation, 1966

I never saw an ugly thing in my life for let the form of an object be what it may - Light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
John Constable
Christine leefeldt - some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments...
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.
J. K. Rowling
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.
Pablo Casals
E. m. forster,
Truth is beautiful and divine no matter how humble its origin.
Michael Pupin
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - They must be felt with the heart.
Hellen Kelle
The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen not touched... but felt in the heart.
Hellen Kelle
The lover says How beautiful you are, now that you love me.
Marlene Dietrich
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.
Erich Fromm
The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead his eyes are closed.
Albert Einstein
It is one of the beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to be kind to another, without helping himself.
Bailey
Power may be justly compared to a great river while kept within its bounds it is both beautiful and useful, but when it overflows its banks, it is then too impetuous to be stemmed it bears down all before it, and brings destruction and desolation wherever it goes.
Alexander Hamilton
Put even the plainest woman into a beautiful dress and unconsciously she will try to live up to it.
Lady Duff - Gordon
I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any.
Emma Albani
The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Friedrich Nietzsche
I first saw President Reagan as a foot, highly polished brown cordovan wagging merrily on a hassock. I spied it through the door. It was a beautiful foot, sleek. Such casual elegance and clean lines! But not a big foot, not formidable, maybe a little... frail. I imagined cradling it in my arms, protecting it from unsmooth roads.
Peggy Noonan, speechwriter for the Reagan administration
Keep your faith in all beautiful things in the sun when it is hidden, in the Spring when it is gone.
Roy R. Gilson
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Henry David Thoreau, "Where I Live".
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt.
Unknown
Summer afternoon - Summer afternoon... the two most beautiful words in the English language.
Henry James
What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful that the garment with which it is clothed.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique.
Anon.
Everything beautiful has its moment and then passes away.
Cernuda y Bidon Luis Cernuda
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper Beeches
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.
Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - If I can remember any of the damn things.
Dorothy Parke
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - The fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
Albert Einstein
To God all things are beautiful, good, and right human beings, on the other hand, deem some things right and others wrong. It would not be better if things happened to people just as they wish.
Heraclitus
I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
Steve Martin
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Henry Ward Beeche
The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful...
Sharon Olds
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
Kurt Vonnegut, God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian
As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.
Van Wyck Brooks