Beauty Quotes

David gridley, indiantown - swearing is like any other music... if it is not...
The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.
D. H. Lawrence

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are very few women in society whose virtue outlasts their beauty.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Reflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
William hazlitt - the contemplation of truth and beauty is the...
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

Far away there in the sunshine are my brightest 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 Alcot
The beauty of daylight - Saving time is that it just makes everyone feel sunnier.
Edward Markey, quoted in Associated Press, July 22, 2005
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
Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
Jelaluddin Rumi
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
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
Anonymous - practice random beauty and senseless acts of love....
The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Virginia
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 only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.
Robert Frost
The beauty of a statue is in its outward form; of a man in his conduct.
Demophilus
Our situation has the disaffected beauty of a chess game.
Alan Moore, The league of extraordinary gentlemen, chapter 5
Modesty is the citadel of beauty.
Demades
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
It is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time and be bored all the while.
Hellen Kelle
The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum.
Alexis Carrel
The beauty of empowering others is that your own power is not diminished in the process.
Barbara Colorose
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
A heart in love with beauty never grows old.
Turkish Prove
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be the truth.
John Keats
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
Havelock Ellis, Impressions and Comments (1914)
There is nothing that makes its way more directly to the soul than beauty.
Joseph Addison
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
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
Alighieri Dante
I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.
Camille Paglia
Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
George Santayana
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
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.
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
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears beauty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
Rachel Carson
The universe seems wondrous to me, with or without God. It has powerful lines and uncompromising ways. Patience and time sit like sages on the planets, strong and impersonal. There is a stark beauty to all of this.
Real Live Preacher, reallivepreacher. com weblog, September 4, 2003
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
George Santayana