Beauty

To love beauty is to see light.
- Victor Hugo
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
- Albert Einstein
A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
- Anne Roiphe
People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
- Ashley Smith
Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
- Khalil Gibran
Beauty awakens the soul to act.
- Dante Alighieri
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.
- John Keats
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
- Edgar Allan Poe
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
- Aristotle
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
- Juvenal
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty and folly are old companions.
- Benjamin Franklin
A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.
- Adlai E. Stevenson
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
- Albert Camus
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
- George Bernard Shaw
Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
- George Meredith
Beauty has a lot to do with character.
- Kevyn Aucoin
Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
- Aldous Huxley
For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity.
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
- David Hume
I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.
- Bob Dylan
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
- Charlie Chaplin
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy
A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
- Jacqueline Bisset
Beauty is not caused. It is.
- Emily Dickinson
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
- Victor Hugo
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
- Ambrose Bierce
Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.
- H. G. Wells
Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.
- Charles Lamb
There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
- Maria Mitchell
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
- Edmund Burke
Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.
- Saint Augustine
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
- Blaise Pascal
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil
Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
- Christopher Morley
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
- John Ray
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
- Francis Bacon
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
- Akhenaton
Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime.
- Alicia Machado
Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.
- Ivana Trump
I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
- Brigitte Bardot
Beauty is a fragile gift.
- Ovid
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.
- John Donne
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
- Homer
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
- Dante Alighieri
There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.
- Conrad Hall
Having inner beauty is something you develop on your own, and I like to think I have that.
- Cindy Margolis
Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.
- Douglas Horton
Why hurry over beautiful things? Why not linger and enjoy them?
- Clara Schumann
Beauty saves. Beauty heals. Beauty motivates. Beauty unites. Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving, of healing, of overcoming dualism.
- Matthew Fox
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