Quotes: beautiful

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  • James Allen
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    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
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    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.

  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    Gold makes the ugly beautiful.

  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    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!

  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
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    A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.

  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.

  • John Steinbeck
    John Steinbeck
    American author 1902-1968
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    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.

  • Edgar Saltus
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    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.

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