Beauty Quotes


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"What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness."
Author: Tolstoy Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes Russian Novelist Quotes
"Surgeons and anatomists see no beautiful women in all their lives, but only a ghastly stack of bones with Latin names to them, and a network of nerves and muscles and tissues inflamed by disease."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness! A beautiful woman utters absurdities: we listen, and we hear not the absurdities but wise thoughts"
Author: Tolstoy Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The perception of beauty is a moral test."
"To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty... this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness."
"It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness."
Author: Tolstoy Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes Russian Novelist Quotes
"There are various orders of beauty, causing men to make fools of themselves in various styles... but there is one order of beauty which seems made to turn the heads not only of men, but of all intelligent mammals, even of women. It is a beauty like that of kittens, or very small downy ducks making gentle rippling noises with their soft bills, or babies just beginning to toddle and to engage in conscious mischief --a beauty with which you can never be angry, but that you feel ready to crush for inability to comprehend the state of mind into which it throws you."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears."
Author: Poe Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The head Sublime, the heart Pathos, the genitals Beauty, the hands & feet Proportion."
Author: Blake Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Such seems your beauty still."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Plain living and high thinking are no more:The homely beauty of the good old causeIs gone."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future"
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman, and these hills, the softness of the sky, the outline of these trees at this very minute lose the illusory meaning with which we had clothed them, henceforth more remote than a lost paradise... that denseness and that strangeness of the world is absurd."
Author: Camus Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"It is generally a feminine eye that first detects the moral deficiencies hidden under the ''dear deceit'' of beauty."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness."
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes Tenderness Quotes
"Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said."
Author: Santayana Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good; a shining gloss that fadeth suddenly; a flower that dies when it begins to bud; a doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour. -"
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold"
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Exuberance is beauty."
Author: Blake Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes English Artist Quotes
"You are young. No hungry generations tread you down.... The past does not mock you with the ruins of a beauty the secret of whose creation you have lost..."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes


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