250 Beauty Quotes Popular Collection [Part 1]

It’s the beauty and curse of doing a daily show. Some days you’ve got nothing to talk about and other days Dick Cheney shoots his lawyer in the face and everyone is happy.

Craig Ferguson

Beauty, more than bitterness, makes the heart break.

Sara Teasdale

She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.

Christina Rossetti

There’s a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It’s impossible to be mature without having lived.

Amy Grant

Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.

Douglas Horton

I believe it’s time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them.

Janelle Monae

A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life.

Jean Ingelow

As Ralph’s character begins to discover the political thriller aspect of the film, he falls deeper in love with his wife, so the two run together. That’s the beauty of this film. It has fast pace and excitement, but it also has heart and soul.

Rachel Weisz

If you don’t die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young.

Anne Lamott

Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder and beauty that it brought previous generations.

Robert Caro

Not longer loved or fostered by religion, beauty is lifted from its face as a mask, and its absence exposes features on that face which threaten to become incomprehensible to man.

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion.

Christina Aguilera

I was always interested in fashion and beauty. I was fifteen when I was scouted in a flea market. Two years later, I arrived in New York. I was in awe because it was like another planet.

Candice Swanepoel

Even if you play perfectly, a fault of your opponent’s can destroy the entire beauty of the game.

Vladimir Kramnik

Beauty when unadorned is adorned the most.

St. Jerome

Because, if one is writing novels today, concentrating on the beauty of the prose is right up there with concentrating on your semi-colons, for wasted effort.

Neil Gaiman

The thought came to me that all one loves in art becomes beautiful. Beauty is nothing but the expression of the fact that something is being loved. Only thus could she be defined.

Robert Musil

I tried for a while to be an agricultural worker and was hopelessly bored. To me it was meaningless. I would stand around in heaps of manure and sings about the beauty of the work I wasn’t doing.

Theodore Bikel

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

Edgar Allan Poe

Beauty and femininity are ageless and can’t be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won’t like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour it’s based on femininity.

Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes I think I might not have written ‘The Age of Miracles’ if I hadn’t grown up in California, if I hadn’t been exposed to its very particular blend of beauty and disaster, of danger and denial.

Karen Thompson Walker

I shall give you hunger, and pain, and sleepless nights. Also beauty, and satisfactions known to few, and glimpses of the heavenly life. None of these you shall have continually, and of their coming and going you shall not be foretold.

Howard Lindsay

People who put my paintings on their walls are putting their values on their walls: faith, family, home, a simpler way of living, the beauty of nature, quiet, tranquillity, peace, joy, hope. They beckon you into this world that provides an alternative to your nightly news broadcast.

Thomas Kincade

Beauty is only skin deep, and the world is full of thin skinned people.

Richard Armour

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

You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul’s own doing.

Marie Stopes

Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!

Oliver Goldsmith

Oh! this opponent, this collaborator against your will, whose notion of beauty always differs from yours and whose means are often too limited for active assistance to your intentions!

Alexander Alekhine

Of course, all of the software I write runs on Linux that’s the beauty of standards, and of cross-platform code. I don’t have to run your OS, and you don’t have to run mine, and we can use the same applications anyway!

Jamie Zawinski

I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That’s because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.

Tobey Maguire

I am obsessed with beauty. I want everything to be perfect, and of course it isn’t. And that’s a tough place to be because you’re never satisfied.

Robert Mapplethorpe

Exuberance is beauty.

William Blake

We didn’t have a beauty shop as I grew up.

Jenifer Lewis

As a mom, I don’t have much time for beauty.

Idina Menzel

I’m only wanted by directors for the image I give off, and it makes me angry. I always wanted to be an actor and not a beauty pageant winner.

Jude Law

Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.

John Ruskin

Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.

Edward Steichen

What matters poverty? What matters anything to him who is enamoured of our art? Does he not carry in himself every joy and every beauty?

Sarah Bernhardt

I think the beauty looks I most regret are those I was persuaded into.

Dita Von Teese

When you are at the bottom, you find beauty in such little things, and goodness in such little gestures. When I compare any struggle today to ones that I may have had in my childhood, there is nothing that can bring me down.

Natalia Vodianova

That’s the beauty of music. You can take a theme from a Bach sacred chorale and improvise. It doesn’t make any difference where the theme comes from the treatment of it can be jazz.

Dave Brubeck

I’m really proud of myself because I’ve pared my beauty regimen down to a cream blush and berry-tinted lip balm, which has saved me so much time.

Katherine Heigl

I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.

Plautus

I don’t know what the secret to longevity as an actress is. It’s more than talent and beauty. Maybe it’s the audience seeing itself in you.

Joan Blondell

I am a great lover of art, in many forms: paintings, objets, textiles. I don’t have the talent for painting, but I have a very good sense of colour, a love of visual beauty.

Jacqueline Bisset

The only rich person is a person who is rich in spirit. I have no money deposit. I have only beauty deposit.

Imelda Marcos

The ever increasing spiritual damage caused by life within the big city will make this hunger practically uncontrollable when we build here on this the landscape of our homeland we must be clear that we will protect its beauty.

Fritz Todt

Wigs have always been a part of my life and have become a staple accessory in my closet. I can remember being a little girl and hearing all the commotion in my house from my mom, aunts and grandmother when picking out their wigs for the day. It was such a good time for them and part of their everyday beauty routine.

Sherri Shepherd

Beauty is produced by the pleasing appearance and good taste of the whole, and by the dimensions of all the parts being duly proportioned to each other.

Marcus V. Pollio

Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind.

James Hillman

After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty.

Washington Irving

I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired.

Janis Ian

Beauty is the greatest seducer of man.

Paulo Coelho

I think one of the things that language poets are very involved with is getting away from conventional ideas of beauty, because those ideas contain a certain attitude toward women, certain attitudes toward sex, certain attitudes toward race, etc.

Diane Wakoski

I have no right to beauty. I had been condemned to masculine ugliness.

Renee Vivien

I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language.

Don DeLillo

What sort of sap doesn’t know by now that picture-perfect beauty is all done with smoke and mirrors anyway?

Julie Burchill

Everyone has their own insecurities, regardless of how you look or how people perceive you, but sometimes people give their insecurities too much power. Defining beauty is simply a matter of opinion. For me, real beauty has very little to do with the structure of someone’s face or body.

Devon Aoki

Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former.

William Shenstone

What I find most upsetting about this new all-consuming beauty culture is that the obsession with good looks, and how you can supposedly attain them, is almost entirely female-driven.

Julie Burchill

There’s a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.

John Erskine

A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.

Baltasar Gracian

For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.

George Gissing

It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.

Walter Hagen

Beauty can make you powerful in a way that isn’t good for you. Being OK is better for the person I have become.

Felicity Huffman

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.

Lewis Mumford

Where is there beauty when you see deprivation and starvation?

Rosalind Russell

Doors open because you’re beautiful, but I wouldn’t cultivate beauty to the exclusion of brains.

Tia Carrere

And queenly is the state she keeps, In beauty’s lofty trust secure.

William Allen Butler

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.

Robert Louis Stevenson

As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats I am only surprised that all do not.

Carl Van Vechten

Ugliness is in a way superior to beauty because it lasts.

Serge Gainsbourg

The beauty we love is very silent. It smiles softly to itself, but never speaks.

Richard Le Gallienne

I’m tired of all this nonsense about beauty being skin deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?

Jean Kerr

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest 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 Alcott

Beauty and the Beast seemed like it all was really brown. The whole thing was just so brown and orange and yellow, like Burger King or something. I don’t think I would have liked Beauty and the Beast at any age.

Mike Judge

I really like where Tony Robbins says that we’re all hypnotized to see beauty this one specific way, and it’s true.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Beauty can come in strange forms.

James Dyson

Vampires have always held a very seductive kind of lore and have always been some variety of attractive, whether it’s attractiveness that’s born of just the physical attributes that they have – this kind of ethereal beauty or translucent pallor – or whether it is more to do with the way they carry themselves.

Colin Farrell

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

‘Handsome’ means many things to many people. If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered – and have my parents to thank for it. Realistically, it doesn’t hurt to be good-looking, especially in this business.

Richard Chamberlain

I don’t have any beauty shop memories. I remember the barber shop.

Jenifer Lewis

Congress has an obligation to protect our country’s natural beauty, embodied in our nation’s parks, rivers, and breathtaking landscapes.

Dave Reichert

O human beauty, what a dream art thou, that we should cast our life and hopes away on thee!

Barry Cornwall

For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled.

Hunter S. Thompson

All things are perceived in the light of charity, and hence under the aspect of beauty for beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love.

Evelyn Underhill

I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes.

Peggy Fleming

Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars – mere globs of gas atoms. I, too, can see the stars on a desert night, and feel them. But do I see less or more?

Richard P. Feynman

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness.

Bryant H. McGill

Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.

Loretta Young

I mean the beauty of being a writer is it’s not like being a swimmer. When they were talking about our Olympic swimmers and they’d say, ‘Oh she’s so old,’ and she’s all of 25 or something. So the beauty for a writer is that you can keep doing it right into your dotage, and I hope to be able to keep doing it as long as I can get away with it, yeah.

Geraldine Brooks

The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.

David Herbert Lawrence

Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving.

George Henry Lewes

I look OK. I look better in person than I do on film, which is bad because it’s how I make my living, but I am not a beauty and on balance I am glad.

Felicity Huffman

To give pain is the tyranny to make happy, the true empire of beauty.

Samuel Butler

The pattern of a newspaperman’s life is like the plot of ‘Black Beauty.’ Sometimes he finds a kind master who gives him a dry stall and an occasional bran mash in the form of a Christmas bonus, sometimes he falls into the hands of a mean owner who drives him in spite of spavins and expects him to live on potato peelings.

A. J. Liebling

Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it.

King Hussein I

Beauty has been democratised. No longer the preserve of movie stars and models but available to all. But while the invitation to beauty is welcomed, it has become not so much an option as an imperative.

Susie Orbach

Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.

H. G. Wells

Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Everybody know, I don’t do no promoting. I don’t ever have to promote nothing, that’s the beauty of Lil Wayne.

Lil Wayne

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one’s own even more, one’s own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.

Katherine Anne Porter

Nothing surpasses the beauty and elegance of a bad idea.

Craig Bruce

Beyond the beauty, the sex, the titillation, the surface, there is a human being. And that has to emerge.

Jeanne Moreau

Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you’ve lived well, your smile lines are in the right places, and your frown lines aren’t too bad, what more do you need?

Jennifer Garner

Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.

Helen Rowland

Part of the beauty of the show in a way is that he’s not perfect, but you can always count on him to do the right thing in a pinch. That’s why he inspires people and inspires me.

Stephen Collins

I guess if you take yourself seriously as an artist there starts either the problem or the beauty of doing good artwork.

Bill Griffith

Bracketing has turned all my experiences, remembered and present, into a gallery of miracles where I wander around dazzled by the beauty of events I cannot explain.

Martha Beck

Black beauty – he’s a dark horse.

Tim Vine

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.

John Donne

I envy the sensibility in Europe, appreciating beauty in women as they age. I’m going to go that way. I might dye my gray hair for a bit, but beyond that the buck stops. I’m not having any work done.

Rachel Bilson

Poetry a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.

Matthew Arnold

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.

George Bancroft

The beauty of this country and what people participate in is the competitive nature that we allow to exist and the fact is that we are better because we have great competitors.

Lee Scott

Such discussions help us very little to enjoy what has been well done in art or poetry, to discriminate between what is more and what is less excellent in them, or to use words like beauty, excellence, art, poetry, with a more precise meaning than they would otherwise have.

Walter Pater

It is conventional to call ‘monster’ any blending of dissonant elements. I call ‘monster’ every original inexhaustible beauty.

Alfred Jarry

And at five o’clock in the morning we left to drive to Old Tucson, and I sat with my mouth open in the van. I was stunned by the beauty of that country.

Erika Slezak

I remember reminding myself that beauty is an opinion, not a fact. And it has always made me feel better.

Hayden Panettiere

Thanks to capitalism, the importance placed on beauty has never been so manipulated. We are the guinea pigs force-fed ads that tell us how pathetic we are: that we will never be loved, happy or valuable unless we have the body, the face, the hair, even the personality that will apparently be ours, if only we buy their products.

Beth Ditto

Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.

Joanne Woodward

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

Rabindranath Tagore

Beauty is power a smile is its sword.

John Ray

For me art and chess are closely related, both are forms in which the self finds beauty and expression.

Vladimir Kramnik

Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?

Dennis Prager

A lot of punk rock is not going to be in the mainstream. It’s below the radar. The beauty of it is that you’re not supposed to always know. It’s subterranean.

Billie Joe Armstrong

Beauty can’t amuse you, but brainwork – reading, writing, thinking – can.

Helen Gurley Brown

I had a lot of resentment for a while toward Kim Novak. But I don’t mind her anymore. She’s okay. We’ve become friends. I even asked her before this trip for some beauty tips.

Kim Novak

I really wanted there to be something in my life that I enjoy just for the beauty of it.

Robert Caro

I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.

Whitney Houston

There’s one more thing I want to say. It’s a touchy subject. Black beauty. Black sensuality. We live in a culture where the beauty of black people isn’t always as celebrated as other types. I’d like to help change that if I can!

Jody Watley

I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty – a sunken beauty.

Jean Genet

Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.

Martha Beck

My daily beauty regimen consists of washing my face before bed and putting on moisturizer.

Rachel Bilson

The beauty of having a producer is that you have someone who says, You’re finished.

Sheryl Crow

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.

Max Eastman

The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn’t mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.

Johnny Depp

I don’t like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn’t of much value. Life hasn’t revealed its beauty to them.

Boris Pasternak

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Perfect health, like perfect beauty, is a rare thing and so, it seems, is perfect disease.

Peter Latham

Time takes the ugliness and horror out of death and turns it into beauty.

Dodie Smith

So, we just kind of created our own thing and that’s part of the beauty of Athens: is that it’s so off the map and there’s no way you could ever be the East Village or an L.A. scene or a San Francisco scene, that it just became its own thing.

Michael Stipe

Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

For all of nature’s wonder and beauty, it is also hostile and unpredictable.

Liam Neeson

Beauty has a lot to do with character.

Kevyn Aucoin

Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.

Rosalind Russell

Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the ancient world refused to understand itself, a word which both imperceptibly and yet unmistakably has bid farewell to our new world, a world of interests, leaving it to its own avarice and sadness.

Hans Urs von Balthasar

I am not fighting for success, just to get more beauty out of myself and share it with more people.

Ben Okri

I think beauty comes from within, and society paints a ridiculous picture.

Rachel Bilson

All the freaky people make the beauty of the world.

Michael Franti

There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it.

H. R. Giger

Every performance is different. That’s the beauty of it.

Van Morrison

A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases it will never pass into nothingness.

John Keats

No single man can be taken as a model for a perfect figure, for no man lives on earth who is endowed with the whole of beauty.

Albrecht Durer

Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home.

Henry Drummond

What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

We Orientals find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and darkness which that thing provides.

Junichiro Tanizaki

My daily beauty regimen is definitely always in the mornings, and at night, always washing my face with a basic cleanser. I also use a moisturizer with SPF to follow up.

Shay Mitchell

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers – and never succeeding.

Gian Carlo Menotti

The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.

Sarah Bernhardt

I really believe that beauty comes from health – sensible eating and exercise.

Dita Von Teese

But the gravest difficulty, and perhaps the most important, in poetry meant solely for recitation, is the difficulty of achieving verbal beauty, or rather of making verbal beauty tell.

Lascelles Abercrombie

Beauty fades! I just turned 29, so I probably don’t have that many good years left in me.

Gwyneth Paltrow

The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.

Gustave Courbet

For, when with beauty we can virtue join, We paint the semblance of a form divine.

Matthew Prior

The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.

Sallust

You don’t know what the Chinese expect in the way of beauty. The presentation is just a farce. You come into a room filled with 50 people and they don’t talk to you. There’s very little interaction.

Helmut Jahn

I do not see any beauty in self-restraint.

Mary MacLane

But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence, whose votary I was destined to be for life – namely, Beauty.

Georg Brandes

We have to get back to the beauty of just being alive in this present moment.

Mary McDonnell

I was always anti-marriage. I didn’t understand monogamy. I couldn’t figure out how that could last. And then I met Bryn and I started to understand the beauty of constancy and history and change and going on the roller coaster with someone – of having a partner in life.

Maria Bello

The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one’s soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive – you are leaking.

Charles Lamb

I love my beauty. It’s not my fault.

Valentino Garavani

I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That’s where my heart lies.

Mark Burnett

Being nerdy just means being passionate about something, including everyone – the coolest people on Earth are passionate and therefore nerdy about something whatever it is, whether it’s sports, or gaming, or technology, or fashion, or beauty, or food, or whatever.

Zachary Levi

There’s no such thing is aging, but maturing and knowledge. It’s beautiful, I call that beauty.

Celine Dion

I’m very accepting with my age. It’s like notches on your belt: experience, wisdom, and a different kind of beauty. There comes a day when you’ve become comfortable in your skin.

Zoe Saldana

When the soul looks out of its body, it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind, in order to move to a higher place.

Yusef Lateef

We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature’s greatest healers.

Ellsworth Huntington

Beauty and fullness of tone can be achieved by having the whole orchestra play with high clarinets and a carefully selected number of piccolos.

Gustav Mahler

Beauty is only skin deep.

Thomas Overbury

I’ve developed into quite a swan. I’m one of those people that will probably look better and better as I get older until I drop dead of beauty.

Rufus Wainwright

You may keep your beauty and your health, unless you destroy them yourself, or discourage them to stay with you, by using them ill.

William Temple

When I say that human beings are just gene machines, one shouldn’t put too much emphasis on the word ‘just.’ There is a very great deal of complication, and indeed beauty in being a gene machine.

Richard Dawkins

Latin life is rich with warmth, family values and history. I want to bring that beauty into American homes.

Cristina Saralegui

Lila can’t be a model until she’s at least 21. She is already a mini-me – it is scary. She already has her own beauty kit.

Kate Moss

Every man who has shown the world the way to beauty, to true culture, has been a rebel, a ‘universal’ without patriotism, without home, who has found his people everywhere.

Chaim Potok

Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain.

John Masefield

My everyday job is about superficial beauty, but when I’m not working I prefer to work on my inner beauty – I read a lot, I try to learn.

Bar Refaeli

For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us and appointing himself as our guide.

Thomas Mann

The perception of beauty is a moral test.

Henry David Thoreau

Beauty is not something you can count on. Usually, when people say you are beautiful, it is when there is a harmony between the inside and the outside.

Emmanuelle Beart

Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!

Henry David Thoreau

So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order.

Rowan D. Williams

Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed.

George Henry Lewes

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.

Audrey Hepburn

I think the 1970s will always be the decade for me. Obviously, I grew up in that era, but the beauty standard was touchable, kissable.

Tom Ford

But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose.

Lafcadio Hearn

The beauty of a main title is that you establish your main theme and maybe a bit of your secondary theme. You plant the seed that you’re going to go water later in the score. And so, having that removed just made it so much more difficult.

Danny Elfman

Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.

Theophile Gautier

Here in L.A. the standard of beauty is kind of ridiculous. I want to be doing this when I’m in my fifties and sixties and this isn’t what I’m going to look like.

Rose Byrne

In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty.

Phil Ochs

It’s how you look at beauty. Is it only an outward appearance with hair and makeup and a hot body, or is it something deeper than that?

Hilary Swank

Hath the spirit of all beauty Kissed you in the path of duty?

Anna Katharine Green

Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.

Andre Breton

Beauty is that which is simultaneously attractive and sublime.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I know it sounds a bit corny, but I do think that beauty and sexiness come from within.

Rachel Stevens

Beauty and the Beast became the first animated feature ever nominated for best picture.

Leonard Maltin

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

Rumi

There’s a sadness to the human condition that I think music is good for. It gives a counterpoint to the visual beauty, and adds depth to pictures that they wouldn’t have if the music wasn’t there.

Mike Figgis

Truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.

Nadine Gordimer

The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul.

Eliza Farnham

I have a fantastic wife, and not only in terms of external beauty. Her priority and mine is our children. That is our choice.

Luis Figo

Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.

Gwyneth Paltrow

I always say beauty is only sin deep.

Hector Hugh Munro

There is little premium in poetry in a world that thinks of Pound and Whitman as a weight and a sampler, not an Ezra, a Walt, a thing of beauty, a joy forever.

Anna Quindlen

Often, the roles I’m offered in England are melancholic women who are filled with regret for the past, regret for their fading beauty.

Kristin Scott Thomas

My work is not about ‘form follows function,’ but ‘form follows beauty’ or, even better, ‘form follows feminine.’

Oscar Niemeyer

Oh who can tell the range of joy or set the bounds of beauty?

Sara Teasdale

If you look closely at a tree you’ll notice it’s knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully.

Matthew Fox

Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply, and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction and you are you once again.

Margaret Cho

The beauty of having short hair is that I actually can wash and style it at home!

Meagan Good

Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.

Simone Weil

Women are so unforgiving of themselves. We don’t recognize our own beauty because we’re too busy comparing ourselves to other people.

Kelly Osbourne

In prison, inmates sometimes use Cheetos and grape juice as makeup. I wouldn’t use that beauty regimen around Britney Spears – she might lick your face off!

Joel McHale

With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.

John Keats

The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.

George Sand

I was kind of a jock in school. Beauty wasn’t something I spent a lot of time on.

Nina Dobrev

Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.

Charles Baudelaire

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Beauty is only skin deep, but it’s a valuable asset if you’re poor or haven’t any sense.

Vernon Howard

I think Whitman more than any other poet possessed the gift of revealing to others the beauty of everything around us, the beauty of nature, the beauty of human beings.

Ella R. Bloor

Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty’s sake and pulls it down to earth.

Marston Morse

It’s a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I’d be rotten to the core.

Phyllis Diller

What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of temperament, the power of being deeply moved by the presence of beautiful objects.

Walter Pater

We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty, from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee River to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Roy Barnes

I’ve always thought of beauty therapy, ‘alternative’ treatments and the like as the female equivalent of brothels – for essentially self-deceiving people who feel a bit hollow and have to pay to be touched.

Julie Burchill

I like to have Chinese furniture in my home as a constant and painful reminder of how much has been destroyed in China. The contrast between the beauty of the past and the ugliness of the modern is nowhere sharper than in China.

Jung Chang

I longed to arrest all beauty that came before me, and at length the longing has been satisfied.

Julia Margaret Cameron

You don’t have to save the world, but you can be in the world-that’s where the beauty comes from.

Daphne Zuniga

My beauty secret is absolutely no sun.

Vivienne Westwood

A women’s greatest asset is her beauty.

Alex Comfort

It seems like the chaos of this world is accelerating, but so is the beauty in the consciousness of more and more people.

Anthony Kiedis

I’m not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands.

Alexander Alekhine

I always say you can never be extravagant with beauty. Beauty is God made real. Beauty is life.

Imelda Marcos

Enhance and intensify one’s vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.

Ovid

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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