Beauty Quotes

Edgar allen poe - beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme...
Our situation has the disaffected beauty of a chess game.
Alan Moore, The league of extraordinary gentlemen, chapter 5

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Sir Francis Bacon
I slept and dreamed that life was beauty. I awoke - - And found that life was duty.
Ellen Stugis Hoope
Demophilus - the beauty of a statue is in its outward form; of...
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

Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
George Santayana
Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year; and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all; for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied.
Sir Walter Raleigh
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
Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
Confucius
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.
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
Sir walter raleigh - remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou...
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
You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
Anouk Aimee, O Magazine, October 2003
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 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
A bachelor never quite gets ove the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
Helen Rowland
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.
John F. Kennedy
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, The Way of Lao - Tzu
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. You are the center of your universe, and you can make anything happen.
Ashley Smith
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.
John Keats
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day.
Native American Prove
Beauty fades; dumb is forever.
Judge Judy, From her book "Beauty fades; dumb is forever".
Practice Random Acts of Kindness and Senseless Beauty.
Unknown
I have been like a child walking along the shore line. Quickly discarding one sea shell for another of more outward beauty - - Never to know the pearl within!
Robert Anthony, The Man Who Would Never Be King
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
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
Riches, like glory or heath, have no more beauty or pleasure than their possessor is pleased to lend them.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Use harms and even destroys beauty. The noblest function of an object is to be contemplated.
Miguel de Unamuno
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth.
John Keats
All men are in some degree impressed by the face of the world; some men even to delight. This love of beauty is taste. Others have the same love in such success that, not content with admiring, they seek to embody it in new forms. The creation of beauty is art.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
Laurence J. Peter, The Peter Principle (1969), chapter 1
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
John Owen
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
Beauty is the radiance of truth, and the frangrance of goodness.
Vincent McNa
Modesty is the citadel of beauty.
Demades
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
Alighieri Dante