29 Quotes On Beauty

February 14, 2013 | Leave a Comment |

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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