Beautiful Quotes

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
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

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
Kahlil gibran - we fear death, yet we long for slumber and...
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The lover says How beautiful you are, now that you love me.
Marlene Dietrich

The scenery in the play was beautiful, but the actors got in front of it.
Alexander Woollcott
Heinrich heine - it must require an inordinate share of vanity and...
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".
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
Emerson
It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them.
George Eliot
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is one of those beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Charles Dudley Warne
Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do.
Katharine Hepburn
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Life is beautiful. Life is sad.
Vladimir Nabakov, Lolita
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine.
Susan Sontag
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 definition of a beautiful woman is one who loves me.
Sloan Wilson
It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.
Oscar Wilde
Never let a beautiful woman pick your path for you when there is a man in her line of sight.
Terry Goodkind
Truth is beautiful, without doubt but so are lies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes I get bored riding down the beautiful streets of L. A. I know it sounds crazy, but I just want to go to New York and see people suffer.
Donna Summe
When you have loved as she has loved, you grow old beautifully.
W. Somerset Maugham
Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times as true.
George Dennison Prentice
It was beautiful and simple, as truly great swindles are.
O. Henry
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
What a beautiful morning.
John Hancock, to Sam Adams at the Battle of Lexington
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
Don Miguel Ruiz
There are moods in which one feels the impulse to enter a tacit protest against too gross an appetite for pure aesthetics in this starving and sinning world. One turns half away, musingly, from certain beautiful useless things.
Henry James
The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful...
Sharon Olds, Oprah Magazine, May 2004
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 two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.'
Dorothy Parke
Develop interest in life as you see it in people, things, literature, music - The world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Henry Mille
Was she so loved because her eyes were so beautiful, or were her eyes so beautiful because she was so loved.
Anzia Yenerska
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart.
Helen Kelle
As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.
Van Wyck Brooks
All truths, not merely ideas, but truthful faces, truthful pictures or songs, are highly beautiful.
Mohandas Ghandi