101 Beauty Quotes

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

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For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.

John Keats

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.


To love beauty is to see light.

Victor Hugo

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.

Anne Roiphe

A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.

Amanda Peet

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

Albert Einstein

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

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.

George Meredith

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beauty has a lot to do with character.

Kevyn Aucoin

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.

Albert Camus

Beauty doesn't need ornaments. Softness can't bear the weight of ornaments.

Munshi Premchand

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?

George Bernard Shaw

A women's greatest asset is her beauty.

Alex Comfort

When you reach the heart of life you shall find beauty in all things, even in the eyes that are blind to beauty.

Kahlil Gibran

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.


Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Beauty and folly are old companions.

Benjamin Franklin

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.


Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.

Aldous Huxley

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

Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.

Ashley Smith

Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Ambrose Bierce

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

Anne Frank

Beauty is a fragile gift.


Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh.

Victor Hugo

Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.

H. G. Wells

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.

Francis Bacon

Beauty awakens the soul to act.

Dante Alighieri

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

Saint Augustine

Beauty is not caused. It is.

Emily Dickinson

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.

Blaise Pascal

I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.

Anne Frank

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

David Hume

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.

John Ray

Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime.

Alicia Machado

There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone's spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that's beautiful to me.

Liv Tyler

The problem with beauty is that it's like being born rich and getting poorer.

Joan Collins

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

Christopher Morley

I don't need plastic in my body to validate me as a woman.

Courtney Love

Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.

Douglas Horton

I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.

Bob Dylan

Beauty is the promise of happiness.

Edmund Burke

Beauty is less important than quality.

Eugene Ormandy

Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the most monstrous and foolish, the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction.

Charles Baudelaire

Handsome means many things to many people. If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered - and have my parents to thank for it. Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking, especially in this business.

Richard Chamberlain

Beauty saves. Beauty heals. Beauty motivates. Beauty unites. Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving, of healing, of overcoming dualism.

Matthew Fox

There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.

Conrad Hall

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.

John Donne

I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.

Brigitte Bardot

My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles.

Hedy Lamarr

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.

Richard Cecil

Beauty is whatever gives joy.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

I sincerely feel that beauty largely comes from within.

Christy Turlington

There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.

Loretta Young

Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.

Fay Weldon

Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.

Dante Alighieri

In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!


Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one's self.

Priscilla Presley

Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.

Loretta Young

Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.

Charles Lamb

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru

How goodness heightens beauty!

Milan Kundera

Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.

Camille Paglia

For me the greatest beauty always lies in the greatest clarity.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Because beauty isn't enough, there must be something more.

Eva Herzigova

Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement, it's rather frightening and threatening to have others ascribe such importance to something you know you're just renting for a while.

Candice Bergen

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

Rosalind Russell

Rare is the union of beauty and purity.


Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter.

David Byrne

I'd like to grow up and be beautiful. I know it doesn't matter, but it doesn't hurt.

Kirsten Dunst

We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature's greatest healers.

Ellsworth Huntington

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.

Maria Mitchell

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.

Katherine Anne Porter

Some guys say beauty is only skin deep. But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain. The initial contact has to be the sniffing.

James Caan

The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum.

Alexis Carrel

Goodness is beauty in the best estate.

Christopher Marlowe

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.

Christian Dior

You can't really say what is beautiful about a place, but the image of the place will remain vividly with you.

Tadao Ando

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.

Edward F. Halifax

O human beauty, what a dream art thou, that we should cast our life and hopes away on thee!

Barry Cornwall

Beauty is only skin deep.

Thomas Overbury

What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things.

Albrecht Durer

Our hearts were drunk with a beauty Our eyes could never see.

George William Russell

When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.

Bernard Berenson

Integrity reveals beauty.

Thomas Leonard

Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That's what makes me feel good.

Laetitia Casta

My dad had this philosophy that if you tell children they're beautiful and wonderful then they believe it, and they will be. So I never thought I was unattractive. But I was never one of the girls at school who had lots of boyfriends.

Emily Mortimer

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.


I can't live without my beauty products. I love to be in my bathroom with my candles lit, morning, noon and night. I like taking hot baths and hot showers, using my body scrubs and lotions.

Traci Bingham

There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it.

H. R. Giger

You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.

Anouk Aimee

Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.

Ashley Smith

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

Sophia Loren

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