Quotes About Beauty

Sniblit makes it easy to find the quotes that you're looking for. Below is a compilation of famous quotes and sayings relating to beauty and being beautiful. It is human nature to decide what is beautiful. We’ve all heard of the saying that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. If you are only looking for natural beauty it isn’t hard to find, but true beauty must be seen with the spirit and the soul. More >>

Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.  ~ Michelangelo

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.  ~ Francis Bacon

I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.  ~ Socrates

Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.  ~ George W. Russell

No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.  ~ Oscar Wilde

Everytime you see a beautiful woman, just remember, somebody got tired of her.  ~ Kinky Friedman

Exuberance is beauty.  ~ William Blake

The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.  ~ Albert Einstein

Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.  ~ Helen Keller

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.  ~ Lady Marguerite Blessington

Plainness has its peculiar temptations quite as much as beauty.  ~ George Eliot

We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many extremes.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.  ~ Francis Bacon

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

Beauty without expression tires.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is a great beautifier.  ~ Louisa May Alcott

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless, peacocks and lilies for instance.  ~ John Ruskin

Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.  ~ Mother Teresa

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty - they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.  ~ Martin Buxbaum

It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.  ~ Oscar Wilde

The contemplation of beauty causes the soul to grow wings.  ~ Plato

Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone  ~ Dorothy Parker

It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them.  ~ George Eliot

The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart  ~  Helen Keller

Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.  ~ Leo Tolstoy

If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

Things are beautiful if you love them.  ~ Jean Anouilh

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

Nothing is more moving than beauty which is unaware of itself, except for ugliness which is.  ~ Robert Mallet

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

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.  ~ Confucius

Beauty, more than bitterness, makes the heart break.  ~  Sara Teasdale

A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.  ~ Karl Kraus

Against Him those women sin who torment their skin with potions, stain their cheeks with rouge and extend the line of their eyes with black coloring. Doubtless they are dissatisfied with God's plastic skill. In their own persons they convict and censure the Artificer of all things.  ~ Tertullian

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder  ~ Kinky Friedman

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beauty is not caused. It is.  ~ Emily Dickinson

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.  ~ Johann von Goethe

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.  ~ John Keats

Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.  ~ John Ruskin

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

That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.  ~ Ninon de L'Enclos

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.  ~ Maya Angelou

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