Quotes by beauty

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    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.
  • Charles Reade
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    Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    A wit should no more be sincere, than a woman constant; one argues a decay of parts, as to other of beauty.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    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.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
    Source: Endymion (1818) I, 1
  • Jean-Luc Godard
    Jean-Luc Godard
    French moviedirector 1930-
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    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.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    Beauty is not caused. It is.
  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
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    Beauty is the promise of happiness.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty.
  • Betty Field
    Betty Field
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    I'm not an outstanding personality, and I'm certainly no beauty. Acting ability is all I've got to trade on.
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