Beauty encompasses both physical attractiveness as well as qualities that please the heart. YourDictionary's collection of beauty quotes explores how perceptions of beauty affect our everyday lives.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
p. 83 - letter to Adrianna Enriques, Oct 1921
Orbiting Earth in the spaceship, I saw how beautiful our planet is. People, let us preserve and increase this beauty, not destroy it!yuri gagarin
A thing of beauty is a joy forever. Its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness.john keats
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.thich nhat hanh
Even in victory, there is no beauty, and he who calls it beautiful is one who delights in slaughter.Lao-Tzu
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.john keats
In the final analysis, all architecture reveals the application of human ingenuity to the satisfaction of human needs. And among those needs are not only shelter, warmth and accommodation, but also the needs, felt at every moment in every part of the world in endlessly different ways, for something more profound, evocative and universal; for beauty, for permanence, for immortality.
Beauty is that quality which, next to money, is generally the most attractive to the worst kinds of men; and, therefore, it is likely to entail a great deal of trouble on the possessor.anne brontë
The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnified world in itself.henry miller
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.leo tolstoy
One man's justice is another's injustice. One man's beauty another's ugliness. One man's wisdom another's folly.ralph waldo emerson
A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.Xenophon
They are more beautiful than anything in the world, kinetic sculptures, perfect form in motion.Kate Millett
Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover, fades in his eye, and palls upon the sense.joseph addison
It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.
What distinguishes artists, musicians, writers, and poets from the rest of us is their ability to focus on the distinct details that bring beauty to ordinary situations. A stranger's kind smile, a child's colorful scribbles, a neighbor's collection of glass bottles lined up along the windowsill—beauty often lies in the most mundane of places. "Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it," Ralph Waldo Emerson said.
Beautiful quotes often reflect upon the idea that beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. We don't always recognize beauty when we first see it, but taking the time to reconsider can help you see what loveliness you may have otherwise overlooked. In fact, raising children to look for the beauty in our differences is one easy way to help make the world a better place. "It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength," Maya Angelou said.
Some people think that beauty is fleeting, but many believe that true beauty only grows with time. Think of the famous works of art displayed in museums—legend has it that Vincent van Gogh only sold one painting in his lifetime, but we flock to see his work over 100 years after his death "A thing of beauty is a joy forever. Its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness," John Keats said.