29 Quotes On Beauty


Here’s a collection of my favorite quotes on beauty.
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius
“If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?”- Ernst Haas
“Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.” -Socrates
“Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.” – Aldous Huxley
“The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you’re an artist.” – David Hockney
“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
“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.” – Khalil Gibran
“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men’s souls.” – James Russell Lowell
“Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” – David Attenborough
“A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.” – Aldo Leopold
“The perception of beauty is a moral test.” – Henry David Thoreau
“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” – Leo Tolstoy
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” – Anonymous
“Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.” – H G Wells
“Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived.” – David Hume
“It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.” – Voltaire
“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 awakens the soul to act.” – Dante Alighieri
“Beauty without expression is boring.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art.” – Victor Hugo
“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” – Maya Angelou
“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
“As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” – Franz Kafka
“Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.” – Khalil Gibran
”‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’-that is all / Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know” – John Keats
“Beauty will save the world.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky
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