Beautiful Quotes

To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.
Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.
Marilyn Monroe

Nothing is beautiful, only man on this piece of navety rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second nothing is ugly but degenerate man - The domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Tibetan doctrine - the greatest wealth consisteth in being...
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The lover says How beautiful you are, now that you love me.
Marlene Dietrich

Beauty is handed out as undemocratically as inherited peerages, and beautiful people have done nothing to deserve their astonishing reward.
John Mortimer, The Observer (1999)
Anon. - some people weave burlap into the fabric of our...
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
Marlene Dietrich
The beautiful, which is perhaps inseparable from art, is not after all tied to the subject, but to the pictorial representation. In this way and in no other does art overcome the ugly without avoiding it.
Paul Klee
May your service of love a beautiful thing want nothing else, fear nothing else and let love be free to become what love truly is.
Hadewijch of Antwerp
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
Spanish Prove
Put even the plainest woman into a beautiful dress and unconsciously she will try to live up to it.
Lady Duff - Gordon
While I know that the beautiful, the spiritual, and the sublime are today suspect, I have begun to stop resisting the constant urge to deny that beauty has a valid right to exist in contemporary art.
Ian Hornak, Cover Magazine, 1994; American Idealist & Realist Painter and Draughtsman recognized for his collaboration with the
The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful...
Sharon Olds
Truth is beautiful and divine no matter how humble its origin.
Michael Pupin
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Alphonse Ka
If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.
Kahlil Gibran
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth.
Robinson Jeffers, O Magazine, October 2003
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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".
Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
I Ching
It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Charles Dudley
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
In times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Al Rogers
Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.
Mark A. Overby
The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.'
Dorothy Parke
One day at a time - This is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past, for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering.
Ida Scott Taylor.
She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful and life was so short.
Brian Andreas
It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.
Oscar Wilde
Keep your faith in all beautiful things in the sun when it is hidden, in the Spring when it is gone.
Roy R. Gilson
When you have loved as she has loved, you grow old beautifully.
W. Somerset Maugham
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
Kurt Vonnegut, God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian
There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university... a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see.
John Masefield
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
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - They must be felt with the heart.
Hellen Kelle