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


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