Beauty Quotes

Confucius - if a man withdraws his mind from the love of...
Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
George Santayana

Sir walter raleigh - remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou...
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
Rachel Carson
Alexis carrel - the love of beauty in its multiple forms is the...
The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.
Reverend Sean Parker Dennison, Ministrare, 2 - 10 - 05

Truth has beauty, power and necessity.
Sylvia Ashton - Warne
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Edgar Allen Poe
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears beauty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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)
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in, their true beauty is only seen if there is a light within.
Elisabeth Kubler - Ross
The most extensive computation known has been conducted over the last billion years on a planet - wide scale: it is the evolution of life. The power of this computation is illustrated by the complexity and beauty of its crowning achievement, the human brain.
David Rogers, Weather Prediction Using a Genetic Memory
Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
Kahlil Gibran
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
Mere
It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing.
Marquis de Sade
The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Virginia
Beauty is a form of genius - - Is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
Oscar Wilde
There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty.
Joseph Addison
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Maya Angelou
Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age - - As your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.
Phyllis
Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only the shallow people who do not judge by appearances.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
I slept and dreamed that life was beauty. I awoke - - And found that life was duty.
Ellen Stugis Hoope
The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.
Robert Frost
When the people of the world all know beauty as beauty, There arises the recognition of ugliness. When they all know the good as good, There arises the recognition of evil.
Lao Tzu
Beauty is not defined by the masses but by the opinion of the individual.
Rune Leknes
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
John Owen
It was a love of the air and sky and flying, the lure of adventure, the appreciation of beauty. It lay beyond the descriptive words of men - where immortality is touched through danger, where life meets death on equal plane where man is more than man, and existence both supreme and valueless at the same time.
Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.
The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects - - Making it possible to see a new beauty in what is vanishing.
Susan Sontag
Never regard study as a duty but as an enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later works belong.
Albert Einstein
Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
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
Judgement of beauty can err, what with the wine and the dark.
Ovid
As we grow old? the beauty steals inward.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.
Miss Piggy
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
When you see a person who has been given more than you in money and beauty, look to those, who have been given less.
Prophet Mohammed
Beauty holds more worth than gold.
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
Marie Curie
Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott