Beauty Quotes

Albert einstein - the ideals which have lighted my way, and time...
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire...
Socrates, Quoted in: Plato, Phaedrus.

Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.
Unknown
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
George eliot,
There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty.
Joseph Addison

Beauty is not defined by the masses but by the opinion of the individual.
Rune Leknes
The beauty of a statue is in its outward form; of a man in his conduct.
Demophilus
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.
Theodore Parke
If I should die, I have left no immortal work behind me - Nothing to make my friends proud of my memory - But I have loved the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remembered.
John Keats, Letter to Fanny Brawne, Feb 1820 - Died 1 year late
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
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
Mere
Upham - if either man or woman would realize that the...
I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy.
Louise Bogan
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
Use harms and even destroys beauty. The noblest function of an object is to be contemplated.
Miguel de Unamuno
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
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey
The adventitious beauty of poetry may be felt in the greater delight with a verse given in a happy quotation than in the poem.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I slept and dreamed that life was beauty. I awoke - - And found that life was duty.
Ellen Stugis Hoope
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Maya Angelou
Practice Random Acts of Kindness and Senseless Beauty.
Unknown
The pride of youth is in strength and beauty, the pride of old age is in discretion.
Democritus
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Solomon, King of Israel, The Bible Proverbs 31: 30
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 future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
Confucius
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
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
When the waves are round me breaking, As I pace the deck alone, And my eye in vain is seekingSome green leaf to rest uponWhat would not I give to wanderWhere my old companions dwellAbsence makes the heart grow fonder, Isle of Beauty, fare thee well.
John Milton
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Anne Frank, Diary of a Young Girl, 1952
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
Riches, like glory or heath, have no more beauty or pleasure than their possessor is pleased to lend them.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Confucius
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
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
Rachel Carson
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.
Pearl Buck