Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. - Confucius

 I find beauty in unusual things, like hanging your head out the window or sitting on a fire escape. - Scarlett Johansson

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years. - Audrey Hepburn

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. - Khalil Gibran

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

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

Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.

- Markus Zusak, I am the Messenger

 What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful. - Scott Westerfeld, Uglies

 It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. - Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata

 Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone. - Dorothy Parker

 Just because you're beautiful and perfect, it's made you conceited. - William Goldman, The Princess Bride

 There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion. - Edgar Allan Poe

 Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. – Franz Kafka

 A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its loveliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness.

- John Keats, Endymion

 Where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which, no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral. - John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga

 Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways. Yet it is never viewed with indifference: beauty demands to be noticed; it speaks to us directly like the voice of an intimate friend. If there are people who are indifferent to beauty, then it is surely because they do not perceive it. - Roger Scruton, Beauty

Judge nothing by the appearance. The more beautiful the serpent, the more fatal its sting. - William Scott Downey, Proverbs

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye. – Miss Piggy, The Muppets

Beauty is certainly a soft, smooth, slippery thing, and therefore of a nature which easily slips in and permeates our souls. - Plato, Lysis

Beauty is but a lease from nature. - Edward Counsel, Maxims

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

Beauty is bought by judgement of the eye. – William Shakespeare, Love's Labours Lost, Act 2, Scene 1

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

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

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

We live only to discover beauty. All else is a form of waiting. – 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 is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror. – Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

Beauty always promises, but never gives anything. - Simone Weil

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

 Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God's handwriting - a wayside sacrament. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 Beauty and folly are generally companions. - Baltasar Gracian

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

Do I love you because you're beautiful,
Or are you beautiful because I love you?

- Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella

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

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

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

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

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, The Snake Has All the Lines

Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic. - Rosalind Russell

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

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

No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly. – Oscar Wilde

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Beauty, more than bitterness, makes the heart break. – Sara Teasdale

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


Copyright 2012 Sarkis Media LLC

Most Recent Posts from Here, There, and Everywhere

Why Your Dog Thinks You Are The Best Thing Ever

It may be more than just your winning personality.

The Power of a Mentor

My 25-year friendship with W.P. Kinsella

ADHD and Michael Phelps: Medication Is Not a Crutch

ADHD is a real disorder, and it doesn't just go away.