Beautiful Quotes

It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to all.
Heinrich Heine
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
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Terry goodkind - never let a beautiful woman pick your path for...
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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.
Charles dudley - it is one of the beautiful compensations of this...
Have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time - Beautiful?
E. M. Forster, "A Room with a View".
The lover says How beautiful you are, now that you love me.
Marlene Dietrich
The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful...
Sharon Olds, Oprah Magazine, May 2004
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
Life is beautiful. Life is sad.
Vladimir Nabakov, Lolita
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
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Kahlil Gibran
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.
Pablo Casals
Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
John Barrymore
Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.
Socrates, Crito, " (Plato)
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Human subtelty will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does Nature, because in her inventions, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous.
Leonardo DaVinci
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.
Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh
I like a beautiful song that tells you terrible things. We all like bad news out of a pretty mouth.
Tom Waits, Blood Money interviews
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history therefore, we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone therefore, we are saved by love.
Reinhold Niebuh
The great tragedy of science - - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Thomas Huxley
Thou art gone from my gaze like a beautiful dream, And I seek thee in vain by the meadow and stream.
George Linley
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
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
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
Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
Jean Cocteau
As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.
Van Wyck Brooks
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
A poet is an unhappy being whose heart it torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: Sing for us soon again; that is as much as to say. May new sufferings torment your soul.
Soren Kierkegaard
All truths, not merely ideas, but truthful faces, truthful pictures or songs, are highly beautiful.
Mohandas Ghandi
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.
Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
Albert Einstein
Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life, it is life itself.
Henry Havelock Ellis
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
An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough - Edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living.
Nicholas Chamfort
Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times as true.
George Dennison Prentice
Was she so loved because her eyes were so beautiful, or were her eyes so beautiful because she was so loved.
Anzia Yenerska