Beautiful Quotes

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
As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.
A. C. Benson

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
Pearl sydenstricker buck - to serve is beautiful, but only if it is done...
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
Albert Einstein
The best and most beautiful things cannot be seen or even heard, they must be felt with the heart.
Helen Kelle

Truth is beautiful and divine no matter how humble its origin.
Michael Pupin
Leonardo davinci - human subtelty will never devise an invention...
Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 01 - 27 - 04
Do not trust your memory it is a net full of holes the most beautiful prizes slip through it.
Georges Duhamel
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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
You are the most beautiful girl that has ever lived, and it is worth dying to have kissed you.
Dylan Thomas (1914 - 1953)
Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
Mother Theresa
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
To be a saint does not exclude fine dresses nor a beautiful house.
Katherine Tynan Hinkson
Was she so loved because her eyes were so beautiful, or were her eyes so beautiful because she was so loved.
Anzia Yenerska
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
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
Spanish Prove
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
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
Albert Einstein
Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
Kurt Vonnegut, God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian
Truth is beautiful, without doubt but so are lies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful...
Sharon Olds, Oprah Magazine, May 2004
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
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
Yer beautiful in yer wrath! I shall keep you, and in responding to my passions, yer hatred will kindle into love.
John Wayne, (as Genghis Kahn to Susan Hayward in the move The Conqueror) 1956
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
The lover says How beautiful you are, now that you love me.
Marlene Dietrich
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
Don Miguel Ruiz
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
Will it not be felt that Virtue, however beautiful, becomes the worst of all attitudes when it is found too feeble to contend with Vice...
Marquis de Sade, Justine
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)
It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.
Oscar Wilde
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