Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Beauty Quotes

And all the loveliest things there be Come simply, so it seems to me.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Beauty without expression tires.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mathematics possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of a sculpture.
Bertrand Russell
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless, peacocks and lilies for instance.
John Ruskin
 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 potent but money is omnipotent.
Old saying

Beauty is truth - truth, beauty - that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
John Keats
Ask a toad what is beauty? ... a female with two great round eyes coming out of her little head, a large flat mouth, a yellow belly and a brown back.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty is an ecstacy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it.
W. Somerset Maugham
As a beauty I am not a star, There are others more handsome by far, But my face - I don't mind it For I am behind it. It's the people in front get the jar.
Anthony Euwer
Until I saw Chardin's painting, I never realized how much beauty lay around me in my parents' house, in the half-cleared table, in the corner of a tablecloth left awry, in the knife beside the empty oyster shell.
Marcel Proust
The beauty of the animal form is in exact proportion to the amount of moral and intellectual virtue expressed by it.
John Ruskin
Do you love me because I'm beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?
Oscar Hammerstein
Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time.
Marianne Moore
Beauty, more than bitterness Makes the heart break.
Sara Teasdale
Things are beautiful if you love them.
Jean Anouilh
Something wonderful and strange that the artist fashions out of the chaos of the world in the torment of his soul.
W. Somerset Maugham
Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.
Beauty - the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
Leon Battista Alberti
Underneath this stone doth lie As much beauty as could die.
Ben Jonson
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Francis Bacon
The excellence of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeables evaporate, from their being in close relationship with beauty and truth.
John Keats
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
Leo Tolstoy

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Margaret Hungerford
Some thoughts always find us young, and keep us so. Such a thought is the love of the universal and eternal beauty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Franz Kafka
Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.

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