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Beauty Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Beauty:

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

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

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

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.
~ John Ruskin.

A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
~ Karl Kraus.

Against Him those women sin who torment their skin with potions, stain their cheeks with rouge and extend the line of their eyes with black coloring. Doubtless they are dissatisfied with God's plastic skill. In their own persons they convict and censure the Artificer of all things.
~ Tertullian.

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

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

Beauty is the promise of happiness.
~ Stendhal.

I don't like standard beauty - there is no beauty without strangeness.
~ Karl Lagerfeld.

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.

I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want - an adorable pancreas?
~ Jean Kerr.

Beauty... is the shadow of God on the universe.
~ Gabriela Mistral Quotes, Desolacíon.

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.

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.

Beauty... when you look into a woman's eyes and see what is in her heart.
~ Nate Dircks.

Beauty's sister is vanity, and its daughter lust.
~ Author Unknown.

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

Do I love you because you're beautiful,
Or are you beautiful because I love you?
~ Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.

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.

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