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Irish writer 1854-1900+4
Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
English poet 1795-1821+1
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.Source: Endymion (1818) I, 1
British Dramatist 1670-1729+1
A wit should no more be sincere, than a woman constant; one argues a decay of parts, as to other of beauty.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832+1
Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
American poet 1830-1886+1
Beauty is not caused. It is.
French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842+1
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC+1
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880+1
Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty.
British actor, movie maker 1889-1977+1
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
I'm not an outstanding personality, and I'm certainly no beauty. Acting ability is all I've got to trade on.
American rock musician 1940-+1
Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is the best.
American academic and social critic 1947-+1
The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
Thomas B. Macaulay
American essayist and historian 1800-1859+1
The English Bible - a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.