Beauty Quotes

Confucius - everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it....
Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Rune leknes - beauty is not defined by the masses but by the...
She had wit, she had grace, she had beauty; But above all, she had truth.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
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
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

The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle.
Albert Einstein
Judgement of beauty can err, what with the wine and the dark.
Ovid
Without the smile from partial beauty won, Oh what were man?? a world without a sun.
Thomas Campbell
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Do not read beauty magazines. They only make you feel ugly.
Mary Schmich
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
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
Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty.
Richard Feynman
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
Mathematics, rightly viewed, posses not only truth, but supreme beauty - A beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture.
Bertrand Russell
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
How does the poet transform his banal thoughts are not most thoughts banal? into such stunning forms, into beauty?
Joyce Carol Oates
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.
John Donne
If eyes were made for seeing, Then Beauty is its own excuse for being.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Riches, like glory or heath, have no more beauty or pleasure than their possessor is pleased to lend them.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Beauty in things exist in the mind which contemplates them.
David Hume
As for everything else, so for mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained.
Arthur Cayley
The beauty seen is partly in him who sees it.
Christian Nestell
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
Petrarch, De Remedies
You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
Anouk Aimee, O Magazine, October 2003
A thing is right if it tends to preserve the stability, integrity, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong if it tends otherwise.
Aldo Leopold
Never regard study as a duty, but as the 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 work belongs.
Albert Einstein
Truth has beauty, power and necessity.
Sylvia Ashton - Warne
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