Quotes 1 till 10 of 191.
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
A beautiful woman should break her mirror early.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
Gold makes the ugly beautiful.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
How beautiful is death, when earn'd by virtue!
Who would not be that youth? What pity is it
That we can die but once to serve our country!
French writer 1864-1910
A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.
American writer 1899-1961
A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
American author 1902-1968
A book is like a man: clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.
A plain woman is one who, however beautiful, neglects to charm.
A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.