Beauty Quotes

250 Beauty Quotes Popular Collection [Part 2]

Well, I’ve never looked upon myself as being a beauty, per se.

Cate Blanchett

Beauty is whatever gives joy.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

A horse is a thing of beauty… none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.

Xenophon

Tramping is too easy with all this money. My days were more exciting when I was penniless and had to forage around for my next meal… I’ve decided that I’m going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty of it is just too good to pass up.

Christopher McCandless

The real beauty of it – key to my life was playing key chords on a banjo. For somebody else it may be a golf club that mom and dad put in their hands or a baseball or ballet lessons. Real gift to give to me and put it in writing.

Vince Gill

I’ve actually spent a lot of time researching beauty products, how they are produced and how they are sold.

Lauren Conrad

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

Anne Frank

Remember always that the composer’s pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty.

John Philip Sousa

Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches.

Goldwin Smith

Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due – she reminds us too much of a prima donna.

E. M. Forster

There are elements of intrinsic beauty in the simplification of a house built on the log cabin idea.

Gustav Stickley

I’m just glad I was able to return to some of that innocence and beauty I had as a child when I started my own family, and my children brought me back some of that spirit.

Angelina Jolie

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.

Sophia Loren

That brings me to Dennis Ritchie. Our collaboration has been a thing of beauty.

Ken Thompson

There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.

Christian Nestell Bovee

A beauty is a woman you notice a charmer is one who notices you.

Adlai E. Stevenson

I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania.

Sharon Stone

Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

It’s nice to just embrace the natural beauty within you.

Victoria Justice

Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.

Kinky Friedman

The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to the beauty it can be clothed in, but also to its essential quality of being the present.

Charles Baudelaire

Just because you are blind and unable to see my beauty doesn’t mean it does not exist.

Margaret Cho

The world is a crazy, beautiful, ugly complicated place, and it keeps moving on from crisis to strangeness to beauty to weirdness to tragedy. The caravan keeps moving on, and the job of the longform writer or filmmaker or radio broadcaster is to stop – is to pause – and when the caravan goes away, that’s when this stuff comes.

David Remnick

For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.

Claude Debussy

I hope that in some way that I can be some sort of beacon of hope, especially because I am not the typical Hollywood beauty.

Octavia Spencer

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.

Jean Rostand

I think that the biggest beauty essential is as simple as a good, full night’s sleep.

Angela Kinsey

There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.

Conrad Hall

Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age – as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.

Phyllis Diller

The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly.

James Baldwin

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.

William Penn

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?

Lily Tomlin

Comics are so full of amazing work. And I can’t look at a drawing of a woman without thinking of, for instance, Wallace Wood and his amazing way of capturing beauty.

Frank Miller

Pastry is different from cooking because you have to consider the chemistry, beauty and flavor. It’s not just sugar and eggs thrown together. I tell my pastry chefs to be in tune for all of this. You have to be challenged by using secret or unusual ingredients.

Ron Ben-Israel

I discovered that the horse is life itself, a metaphor but also an example of life’s mystery and unpredictability, of life’s generosity and beauty, a worthy object of repeated and ever changing contemplation.

Jane Smiley

Ads featuring real women and real beauty are such a necessary component to offset the potentially dangerous programming out there for little girls.

Rashida Jones

Who knows better than artists how much ugliness there is on the way to beauty, how many ghastly, mortifying missteps, how many days of granitic blockheadedness and dismaying ineptitude there is on the way to accomplishment, how partial all accomplishment is, how incomplete?

Tony Kushner

My everyday beauty routine is always rushed and pretty simple.

Cate Blanchett

What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.

John Keats

There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.

Charles Baudelaire

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.

William Hazlitt

I have girls who are concerned about how they look compared to models or what have you. It’s my responsibility to teach them that beauty is more than superficial.

Martina McBride

Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it.

Liv Tyler

Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.

Jean Paul

I know that I’ve got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up. But I’m happy with myself. I’m not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here.

Clay Aiken

The arts, quite simply, nourish the soul. They sustain, comfort, inspire. There is nothing like that exquisite moment when you first discover the beauty of connecting with others in celebration of larger ideals and shared wisdom.

Gordon Gee

Beauty is grace and confidence. I’ve learned to accept and appreciate what nature gave me.

Lindsay Lohan

Jazz is a very democratic musical form. It comes out of a communal experience. We take our respective instruments and collectively create a thing of beauty.

Max Roach

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

John Ruskin

All I wanted was to connect my moods with those of Paris. Beauty paints and when it painted most, I shot.

Ernst Haas

My theory of characterization is basically this: Put some dirt on a hero, and put some sunshine on the villain, one brush stroke of beauty on the villain.

Justin Cronin

Boxing is my real passion. I can go to ballet, theatre, movies, or other sporting events… and nothing is like the fights to me. I’m excited by the visual beauty of it. A boxer can look so spectacular by doing a good job.

LeRoy Neiman

I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art – and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.

Marcel Duchamp

Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.

Mark Hyman

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.

Leo Tolstoy

I’d like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn’t matter, but it doesn’t hurt.

Kirsten Dunst

I first fell in love with music when I was a little boy. When I first heard music, I felt the beauty in it. Then, being able to tap along on a table top and box was great, but my favorite thing to do was to watch records spin. I would almost get hypnotized by it. These things are what drew me in initially.

Narada Michael Walden

A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty of nature and the splendor of God in his works.

Rudolf Otto

Natural beauty takes at least two hours in front of a mirror.

Pamela Anderson

Paris is one of the most beautiful places in all the world. Unfortunately, I was so homesick I couldn’t appreciate its beauty.

Tyra Banks

There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.

William Congreve

Everyone has a different beauty and different qualities and I think that women need to learn to love their qualities and be comfortable in the fact that everyone is different.

Miranda Kerr

I thought to be feminine was to give in to straight culture, or the beauty standard, but in my heart I had a flair for fashion and style. They were passions I kept secret because I didn’t understand I could love clothes and hair and makeup and still like girls.

Beth Ditto

A representative is free delivery she’s a personal beauty consultant. Some people want that high touch.

Andrea Jung

It never seems to occur to some people, that, like beauty, a sense of humor may sometimes be fatal.

Edgar Rice Burroghs

I thought of Paris as a beauty spot on the face of the earth, and of London as a big freckle.

James Weldon Johnson

The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.

William Wordsworth

My unusual beauty tip is that I often use Vaseline to take my make up off. It works great and is good for sensitive skin.

Rachel Bilson

I don’t get anything for free. I pay for all my beauty treatments.

Jennifer Lopez

I didn’t appreciate the young woman that I was, or my young beauty, because I was so obsessed with the fact that I felt fat. It’s never good to add to anybody else’s suffering. It’s an important topic to really get the gravity and the importance of – dealing with dignity.

Margaret Cho

Beauty is less important than quality.

Eugene Ormandy

Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous – to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.

Thomas Mann

Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.

Edmund Burke

At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough.

Toni Morrison

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

Marilyn Monroe

Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession do not run after distinctions and rewards but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty.

Sydney Smith

Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The key to education is the experience of beauty.

Friedrich Schiller

Beauty and brains, pleasure and usability – they should go hand in hand.

Donald Norman

Beauty is only skin deep. I think what’s really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit.

Jennifer Lopez

Who would not give up wit for power and beauty?

Mason Cooley

Great designers seldom make great advertising men, because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture – and forget that merchandise must be sold.

James Randolph Adams

Beauty without expression is boring.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The English Bible – a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.

Thomas B. Macaulay

I mean, no one asks beauty secrets of me, or ‘What size do you wear?’ or ‘Who’s your couturier?’ They ask me about really deep things and I love that.

Shirley MacLaine

Let me tell you something – being thought of as a beautiful woman has spared me nothing in life. No heartache, no trouble. Love has been difficult. Beauty is essentially meaningless and it is always transitory.

Halle Berry

Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.

Fay Weldon

All the beauty of the world, ’tis but skin deep.

Ralph Venning

Italian men do appreciate beautiful women. They’re not afraid of the beauty, which is nice.

Eva Herzigova

Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about.

Clifford Geertz

I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?

James Thomson

A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits.

Andrew Weil

I like to dedicate myself wholeheartedly to a cause so that I have more impact. My goal is to shed light on the beauty of the ocean and how important it is for our planet.

Hayden Panettiere

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.

Mike Krzyzewski

Integrity reveals beauty.

Thomas Leonard

Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That’s what makes me feel good.

Laetitia Casta

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Taught from infancy that beauty is woman’s sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.

Mary Wollstonecraft

I’ve never had any illusions about being a lead actor in films, because lead actors have to be of a certain kind. Apart from the beauty of looks and figure, which I cannot claim to have, there’s just a particular kind of ordinary-Joe quality that a film star needs to have.

Stephen Fry

I think everybody can agree that you can hear a certain song and it will put you in a certain mood, and that’s just the beauty of music and I am so inspired by that.

Shaun White

Are we changing the idea of what beauty is? Let’s hope so. I’m not the typical Hollywood beauty. Let’s hope we’re looking at the insides of people a little more.

Anne Heche

The real message of the Dance opens up the vistas of life to all who have the urge to express beauty with no other instrument than their own bodies, with no apparatus and no dependence on anything other than space.

Ruth St. Denis

What breadth, what beauty and power of human nature and development there must be in a woman to get over all the palisades, all the fences, within which she is held captive!

Alexander Herzen

There is no racial or ethnic involvement in Thanksgiving, and people who may be very distant from the Christian system can see the beauty and the positive spirit that comes from the holiday.

John Clayton

Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand.

Khalil Gibran

But my most favourite pursuit, after my daily exertions at the Foundry, was Astronomy. There were frequently clear nights when the glorious objects in the Heavens were seen in most attractive beauty and brilliancy.

James Nasmyth

We say we want to create beauty, identity, quality, singularity. And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired. Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living.

Rem Koolhaas

People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can’t possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.

Vivien Leigh

I have several computer companies. One of them I have a program for wide-format printing. I have a beauty program. So I have several different programs that I own for printing.

Jerry Mathers

I was amazed and upset by the looks I got just walking around the studio… It illuminates the ugliness and the beauty that exists within each of us, and that’s what this story represents to me.

Gerard Butler

‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty,’ – that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

John Keats

Stories aren’t the beauty of what did happen. They’re the beauty of what could happen.

Brad Meltzer

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.

Charles Kingsley

I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don’t care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.

Emile Zola

In things to be seen at once, much variety makes confusion, another vice of beauty. In things that are not seen at once, and have no respect one to another, great variety is commendable, provided this variety transgress not the rules of optics and geometry.

Christopher Wren

There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The truth of the matter is, beauty is a specific thing, rare and fleeting. Some of us have it in our teens, 20s and 30s and then lose it most of us have it not at all. And that’s perfectly okay. But lying to yourself that you have it when you don’t seems to me simple-minded at best and psychotic at worst.

Julie Burchill

Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow’s joy is possible only if today’s makes way for it that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.

Andre Gide

Abstraction brings the world into more complex, variable relations it can extract beauty, alternative topographies, ugliness, and intense actualities from seeming nothingness.

Jerry Saltz

This is the artist, then, life’s hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty’s miser, glory’s slave.

Tom Wolfe

But I think it is a serious issue to wonder about the other platonic absolutes of say beauty and morality.

Roger Penrose

Wit is more necessary than beauty and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.

William Wycherley

Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time.

Frank Norris

I’m proud that today, at 43 years old, I’ve come to value the aging process and focus on inner rather than outer beauty.

Carre Otis

We tell them that we believe it will be beautiful because that is our specialty, we only create joy and beauty. We have never done a sad work. Through the drawings, we hope a majority will be able to visualize it.

Christo

The architect should strive continually to simplify the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.

Frank Lloyd Wright

The beauty of golf, you’re in charge out here.

Mike Weir

Most women are dissatisfied with their appearance – it’s the stuff that fuels the beauty and fashion industries.

Annie Lennox

I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy a strength a secret cup of gladness.

Ossie Davis

Celibacy is not just a matter of not having sex. It is a way of admiring a person for their humanity, maybe even for their beauty.

Timothy Radcliffe

I think Islam has been hijacked by the idea that all Muslims are terrorists that Islam is about hate, about war, about jihad – I think that hijacks the spirituality and beauty that exists within Islam. I believe in allowing Islam to be seen in context and in its entirety and being judged on what it really is, not what you think it is.

Aasif Mandvi

Beauty, the eternal Spouse of the Wisdom of God and Angel of his Presence thru’ all creation.

Robert Bridges

Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.

George Jean Nathan

There is beauty when something works and it works intuitively.

Jonathan Ive

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

What I want to give in the theatre is beauty, that’s what I want to give.

Dame Edith Evans

Beauty is a radiance that originates from within and comes from inner security and strong character.

Jane Seymour

My mom was an aesthetician and she went to beauty school back in the ’60s. I just remember watching her do her makeup all the time. She always had her nails done, makeup on – her face was ready to go when she went out. I loved it.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

I think the beauty of working with young people is they remind you of the spirit of acting and it’s just a big play.

Eric Bana

We have magnificent brains, but we use a great deal of our brilliance to keep ourselves stuck and ignorant, to keep ourselves from not shining. We are so afraid of our beauty and radiance and brilliance because it scared the adults around us when we were children.

Patricia Sun

Hold fast to youth and beauty.

Elizabeth Arden

And beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.

James Beattie

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.

Benjamin Britten

Things are beautiful if you love them.

Jean Anouilh

I maintain my inner beauty by trying to lead a balanced life in general. I try to eat healthy foods, but… that doesn’t mean I won’t treat myself now and then! I work out almost every day, which gives me more energy and helps me feel stronger. I also try to be a genuinely good person to the people around me.

Erica Durance

Beauty is our weapon against nature by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.

Camille Paglia

I wasn’t afraid of getting old, because I was never a great beauty.

Shirley MacLaine

Most urgently, women’s identity must be premised upon our ‘beauty’ so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air.

Naomi Wolf

My beauty icon is Angelina Jolie.

Ashley Benson

Beauty comes from the inside.

Kathy Ireland

I just try to play music from my heart and bring as much beauty as I can to as many people as I can. Just give them other alternatives, especially people who aren’t exposed to creative music.

Charlie Haden

You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.

Anouk Aimee

So as I look at transitioning to the communication platforms of the future, I see that the beauty of Internet protocols is you get the separation of the layers between service and technology.

Michael K. Powell

A lot of directors idealize their leading ladies or turn them into these objects of sexuality and beauty.

Diane Kruger

Imagination disposes of everything it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.

Blaise Pascal

The reason that the all-American boy prefers beauty to brains is that he can see better than he can think.

Farrah Fawcett

Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable.

Richard Steele

Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty – as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt: God did it.

Florence King

Far from creating a new formalism, what these can yield is something far transcending surface values since they not only embody form as beauty, but also form in which intuitions or ideas or conjectures have taken visible substance.

Max Bill

Beauty is not everything!

Chita Rivera

The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there’s a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.

Helena Christensen

That’s why I began doing makeup in the first place: I was hoping that through helping people see the beauty in themselves, I could try and find it in me.

Kevyn Aucoin

Literature isn’t a moral beauty contest. Its power arises from the authority and audacity with which the impersonation is pulled off the belief it inspires is what counts.

Philip Roth

San Francisco is a mad city – inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.

Rudyard Kipling

Beauty magazines make my girlfriend feel ugly.

James De La Vega

I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.

Albrecht Durer

Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination is more important than both of them.

Laurette Taylor

The awesomeness of God is that even in the works of the Beach Boys, Beatles, etc., the beauty of the music is a mere reflection of what God does everyday. He creates music of all kinds and moods.

John Foster

My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking.

Christopher Meloni

In the 19th century, you had bourgeois art without politics – an almost frozen idea of what beauty is.

Douglas Sirk

The beauty of jazz is that it’s malleable. People are addressing it to suit their own personalities.

Pat Metheny

Physical beauty isn’t so impressive to me.

Dita Von Teese

I love glamour and artificial beauty. I love the idea of artifice and dressing up and makeup and hair.

Dita Von Teese

Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.

Victor Hugo

People often say that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder,’ and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.

Salma Hayek

I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.

Jack London

It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness.

Thornton Wilder

What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness.

Joseph Brodsky

The beauty of women was the first expression of my photography.

Alberto Korda

My quick beauty tip is always have a tinted gloss of some kind to give you some color even if you have no makeup on.

Rachel Bilson

There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better.

Oscar Wilde

As for everything else, so for a mathematical theory: beauty can be perceived but not explained.

Arthur Cayley

I’m very proud of my love for Whitney Houston. She really changed my life. She made my life a better life. She was so beautiful in her love for God, her love for her family and her love for music. She truly loved her music. She could do everything! She had flawless rhythm, flawless pitch, flawless feeling, and flawless beauty.

Narada Michael Walden

My mama told me in college, ‘I love you, and you’re God’s child, but natural beauty will only take you so far.’

Robin Roberts

Physical beauty is such a strange thing.

Jock Sturges

These women whose antics we smirk at good-naturedly in the pap-traps put themselves out there at least partly on their beauty they are in showbiz, and showing what they’ve got is part of their business as much as it is for male show-ponies from the Chippendales to George Clooney.

Julie Burchill

A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we’re children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they’re scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it’s pretty much in the eye of the beholder.

Stephen King

People don’t associate red hair, pale skin, and freckles with beauty.

Shirley Manson

Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.

Rabindranath Tagore

It’s not fair the emphasis put on beauty, or on sexuality.

Rosanna Arquette

I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after.

Wallace Stevens

Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world.

Polykarp Kusch

An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion.

Charles Baudelaire

In art economy is always beauty.

Henry James

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.

Joseph Wood Krutch

It’s such a diversion to be constantly thinking of better ways I can teach people math that my hunger is for that really, for new ways of translating the beauty of it.

Danica McKellar

Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.

Simone Weil

Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter.

David Byrne

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

David Hume

My beauty icons are women whose images are self-created.

Dita Von Teese

We no longer dare to believe in beauty and we make of it a mere appearance in order the more easily to dispose of it.

Hans Urs von Balthasar

I have learned that acting is not about beauty.

Vincent Cassel

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

Edgar Allan Poe

Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don’t match our own beliefs about how we should look.

Martha Beck

Always think of what is useful and not what is beautiful. Beauty will come of its own accord.

Nikolai Gogol

My mother never put an emphasis on looks. She let us grow up on our own time line. She never forced any beauty regimen into my world.

Rachel McAdams

No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight.

Jean Toomer

Instead, it appears to be a particular mark of beauty that it is considered with tranquil satisfaction that it pleases if we also do not possess it and we are still far removed from demanding to possess it.

Moses Mendelssohn

I still believe that capitalism is too harsh and I believe that, even within that, there is a lot of satisfaction and beauty if you happen to be one of the lucky ones, although that doesn’t eradicate the reality of the suffering. It’s all true at once, kind of humming and sublime.

George Saunders

Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men’s souls.

James Russell Lowell

We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.

Maria Montessori

You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of beauty must bear children who are noble and brave.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

The beauty of voice-over work is that maybe you come in and record once every two weeks for a couple of hours and do a couple episodes a session. It’s awesome! You spend an afternoon playing in the booth, and there you have it. It doesn’t interfere with much.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty.

Stephen Hawking

One of the things that people don’t realize is that that natural beauty, those recreational forests, they have an economic development impact for the state as well.

Ed Rendell

There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.

Arthur Helps

Beauty and folly are old companions.

Benjamin Franklin

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.

Francis Bacon

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

It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humour.

W. Somerset Maugham

As a girl, you’re supposed to love Sleeping Beauty. I mean, who wants to love Sleeping Beauty when you can be Aladdin?

Ellen Page

Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.

Galileo Galilei

With guys I revere, like Marcus Garvey or Malcolm X, their look is less about style than purpose and the expression of beauty. It wasn’t just about being noticed, you know?

Mos Def

I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.

Edgar Allan Poe

Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.

Gene Tierney

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

The cottage garden most for use designed, Yet not of beauty destitute.

Charlotte Smith

Grand opera is the most powerful of stage appeals and that almost entirely through the beauty of music.

John Philip Sousa

As long as I love Beauty I am young.

W. H. Davies

I’m not a party animal I took my job as Miss USA very seriously… Sometimes, of course, I want to let it all go. Even though I’m a beauty queen, you’re also an unofficial ambassador, and there’s a lot of pressure.

Rima Fakih

Beauty is first and foremost an emotion.

Tahar Ben Jelloun

Part of the beauty of Judaism, and surely this is so for other faiths also, is that it gently restores control over time. Three times a day we stop what we are doing and turn to God in prayer. We recover perspective. We inhale a deep breath of eternity.

Jonathan Sacks

Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime.

Alicia Machado

Pay attention to the beauty surrounding you.

Anne Lamott

I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don’t feel desperate. It’s not about creating or building a career.

Lisa Bonet

A person however learned and qualified in his life’s work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant.

Hazrat Inayat Khan

I pretty much borrow my entire beauty regime from my mom.

Rashida Jones

The flowers anew, returning seasons bring but beauty faded has no second spring.

Ambrose Philips

When you put the interest of a kid on money instead of heart then you’re destroying the beauty of our lives and our thought process, which should be about how much responsibilities you carry as an athlete and a citizen.

Alexis Arguello

Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.

Arne Jacobsen

My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles.

Hedy Lamarr

Death is the mother of Beauty hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.

Wallace Stevens

But, when the work was finished, the Craftsman kept wishing that there were someone to ponder the plan of so great a work, to love its beauty, and to wonder at its vastness.

Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine’s beauty and Renee’s frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were.

Colleen Atwood

What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.

Victor Hugo

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

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

Chanakya

Rich men’s houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.

Margot Asquith

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