Quotes about Beauty

The soul cannot achieve the beauty of the Creator-Redeemer, but it can enage itself in humble service, like a plough or a kitchen fire.

There are plays to be written, images of order and beauty to be coaxed out of wrack, filth, sin, chaos

It is faith in beauty that is eternal, so long as there are eyes to see it

We understand that art is a kind of neurosis, but does that make us reject beauty?

Where man is there has to be beauty, there have to be dreams

The soul in hell is ... a soul at last aware that truth and beauty and goodness, as expressed in what we may call the personality of God, go on existing but quite beyond the hope of that soul's being able to get at them. The condemned soul knows what it wants, but it can't have what it wants. That's hell

There is sometimes neither goodness nor beauty in truth

Do more than write farces and sensational fiction. Construct something in which to believe. Love and beauty are not enough

Beauty is one of the attributes of the divinity

The tropical day as an allegory of life, starting in coolness and cleanliness and Edenic beauty and too soon continuing with sweat and the feel of grubbiness and the shirt and shoes already defiled

What deep and worthy love is so, whether of woman or child, or art or music. Our caresses, our tender words, our still rapture under the influence of autumn sunsets, or pillared vistas, or calm majestic statues, or Beethoven symphonies all bring with them the consciousness that they are mere waves and ripples in an unfathomable ocean of love and beauty; our emotion in its keenest moment passes from expression into silence, our love at its highest flood rushes beyond its object and loses itself in the sense of divine mystery.

George Eliot

Millihelen: The amount of beauty required to launch one ship.

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dale E. Turner

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

Christopher Morley

Our task must be to free ourselves...by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.

Albert Einstein

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.

Albert Einstein

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

Rabindranath Tagore

Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.


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

Francis Bacon

To those who do not know mathematics it is difficult to get across a real feeling as to the beauty, the deepest beauty of nature. If you want to learn about nature, to appreciate nature, it is necessary to understand the language that she speaks in.

Richard Feynman

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.

Kahlil Gibran

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 within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.

Leo Tolstoy

When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.

R. Buckminster Fuller

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