Quotes About Beauty

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express. – Francis Bacon Sr.

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. – John Muir

Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see. – George W. Russell

I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful. – Unknown

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

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. – Kahlil Gibran

That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful. – Ninon de L’Enclos

Beauty – in projection and perceiving – is 99.9% attitude. – Grey Livingston

Beauty?… To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to. – Pablo Picasso

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts. – Martin Buxbaum

Tell them dear, that if eyes were made for seeing,
Then beauty is its own excuse for being
- Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote, “The Rhodora”

Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful. – Thich Nhat Hanh

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. – Leo Tolstoy

In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty. – Christopher Morley

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. – Chinese Proverb

Beauty comes in all sizes, not just size 5. – Roseanne Barr

I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness. – Karl Lagerfeld

There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quote

Beauty and folly are generally companions. – Baltasar Gracian Quote

Beauty comes as much from the mind as from the eye. – Grey Livingston Quote

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. – Confucius Quote

Plainness has its peculiar temptations quite as much as beauty. – George Eliot Quote

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. – Johann von Goethe
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Beauty in the flesh will continue to rule the world. – Florenz Ziegfeld Quote

You don’t love a woman because she is beautiful, she is beautiful because you love her. – Unknown Quote

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance. – John Ruskin Quote, The Stones of Venice

Beauty is the promise of happiness. – Stendhal Quote

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 Quote

Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. – Walt Whitman Quote

Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes Quote

Beauty… is the shadow of God on the universe. – Gabriela Mistral Quote

Beauty… when you look into a woman’s eyes and see what is in her heart. – Nate Dircks Quote

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

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 Quote

Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic. – Rosalind Russell Quote

I hope you have lost your good looks, for while they last any fool can adore you, and the adoration of fools is bad for the soul. No, give me a ruined complexion and a lost figure and sixteen chins on a farmyard of Crow’s feet and an obvious wig. Then you shall see me coming out strong. – George Bernard Shaw Quote, to Mrs. Patrick Campbell

Beauty isn’t worth thinking about; what’s important is your mind. You don’t want a fifty-dollar haircut on a fifty-cent head. – Garrison Keillor

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