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
Some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist.
Christine Leefeldt

Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Susan sontag - what is most beautiful in virile men is something...
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
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 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
Henry james - there are moods in which one feels the impulse to...
Was she so loved because her eyes were so beautiful, or were her eyes so beautiful because she was so loved.
Anzia Yenerska
Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - - Gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.
Tennessee Williams
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science.
Albert Einstein
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)
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
We fear death, yet we long for slumber and beautiful dreams.
Kahlil Gibran
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
How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression.
D. H. Lawrence
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
Don Miguel Ruiz
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
B. B. King
The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
Summer afternoon - Summer afternoon... the two most beautiful words in the English language.
Henry James
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
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
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".
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.
Pablo Casals
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
The scenery in the play was beautiful, but the actors got in front of it.
Alexander Woollcott
The greatest wealth consisteth in being charitable, And the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind. Experience is the most beautiful adornment And the best comrade is one that hath no desire.
Tibetan Doctrine
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
Henry Ward Beeche
We have to play what is actually in demand, and we have to play it as well and as beautifully and as expressively as ever we can.
Herman Hesse, Steppenwolf
Put even the plainest woman into a beautiful dress and unconsciously she will try to live up to it.
Lady Duff - Gordon
All truths, not merely ideas, but truthful faces, truthful pictures or songs, are highly beautiful.
Mohandas Ghandi
As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.
Van Wyck Brooks
Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times as true.
George Dennison Prentice
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - They must be felt with the heart.
Hellen Kelle
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".
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
The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth.
Robinson Jeffers, O Magazine, October 2003
The lover says How beautiful you are, now that you love me.
Marlene Dietrich
I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any.
Emma Albani
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.
Buddha