Beautiful Quotes

It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Charles Dudley
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

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
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It was beautiful and simple, as truly great swindles are.
O. Henry
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart.
Helen Kelle

Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique.
Anon.
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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
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science.
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
I think these difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
Isak Dinesen
The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful...
Sharon Olds, Oprah Magazine, May 2004
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
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 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
The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.
J. K. Rowling
Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
Mother Theresa
To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.
Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.
Anne Spencer Morrow Lindbergh
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Kahlil Gibran
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, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each other is by music.
Jonathan Edwards
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - They must be felt with the heart.
Hellen Kelle
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
One day the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Sigmond Freud
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
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
Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.
Mark A. Overby
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
I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any.
Emma Albani
Never let a beautiful woman pick your path for you when there is a man in her line of sight.
Terry Goodkind
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
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.
Pablo Casals
The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful...
Sharon Olds
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
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
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
Knowledge would be fatal, it is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things beautiful.
Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray