Beauty Quotes

David hume - beauty in things exist in the mind which...
Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress.
George Eliot, "Middlemarch", Book I, ch. 1

Ralph waldo emerson - tell them dear, that if eyes were made for...
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.
George Santayana
Ralph waldo emerson - we are born believing. a man bears beliefs, as a...
Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age. As your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.
Phyllis Dille

The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God or Satan is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance... logic can be happily tossed out the window.
Stephen King
Practice random beauty and senseless acts of love.
Anonymous
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
Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
Confucius
The contemplation of truth and beauty is the proper object for which we were created, which calls forth the most intense desires of the soul, and of which it never tires.
William Hazlitt
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
For the first fourteen years for a rod they do whine, For the next as a pearl in the world they do shine, For the next trim beauty beginneth to swerve, For the next matrons or drudges they serve, For the next doth crave a staff for a stay, For the next a bier to fetch them away.
Thomas Tusse
Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age - - As your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.
Phyllis
The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.
Sallust, The War with Catiline
There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty.
Joseph Addison
Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty - A beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
Bertrand Russell
The pain passes. The beauty remains.
Auguste Renoi
Socrates called beauty a short - Lived tyranny; Plato, a privilege of nature; Theophrastus, a silent cheat; Theocritus, a delightful prejudice; Carneades, a solitary kingdom; Aristotle, that it was better than all the letters of recommendation in the world; Homer, that it was a glorious gift of nature; and Ovid, that it was favor bestowed by the gods.
Francis Quarles
How does the poet transform his banal thoughts are not most thoughts banal? into such stunning forms, into beauty?
Joyce Carol Oates
Solitude, in the sense of being often alone, is essential to any depth of meditation or of character and solitude in the presence of natural beauty and grandeur, is the cradle of thought and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without.
John Stuart Mill
Examine each question in terms of what is ethically and aesthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.
Aldo Leopold
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
John Owen
Beauty is the radiance of truth, and the frangrance of goodness.
Vincent McNa
Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.
Pearl Buck
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
Rachel Carson
There are very few women in society whose virtue outlasts their beauty.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Reflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
Far away there 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 them.
Louisa May Alcott
The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.
Robert Frost
If either man or woman would realize that the full power of personal beauty, it must be by cherishing noble thoughts and hopes and purposes; by having something to do and something to live for that is worthy of humanity, and which, by expanding and symmetry to the body which contains it.
Upham
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
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
If eyes were made for seeing, Then Beauty is its own excuse for being.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
A heart in love with beauty never grows old.
Turkish Prove
As we grow old? the beauty steals inward.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Beauty holds more worth than gold.
Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time
Do not read beauty magazines. They only make you feel ugly.
Mary Schmich
Without the smile from partial beauty won, Oh what were man?? a world without a sun.
Thomas Campbell