Beauty Quotes

If you look closely at a tree you'll notice it's knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully.
– Matthew Fox
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
– Anne Frank
Beauty and folly are old companions.
– Benjamin Franklin
The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.
– Northrop Frye
The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
– Edward F. Halifax
Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone.
– Redd Foxx
All the freaky people make the beauty of the world.
– Michael Franti
There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
He was afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral.
– John Galsworthy
Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?
– Paul Gauguin
I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty-a sunken beauty.
– Jean Genet
Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
– Kahlil Gibran
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.
– Andre Gide
Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.
– Andre Gide
For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.
– George Gissing
Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion.
– Jean-Luc Godard
Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.
– Nadine Gordimer