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
    Charles Reade
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    Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
    William Congreve
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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.
  • 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
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
    Emily Dickinson
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    Beauty is not caused. It is.
  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
    Stendhal
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    Beauty is the promise of happiness.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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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
    Joseph Addison
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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.
  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
    Frank Zappa
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    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.
  • Ralph Waldo Trine
    Ralph Waldo Trine
    American writer
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    Not to love is not to live or it is to live a living death. The life, that goes out in love to all, is the life, that is full and rich and continually expanding in beauty and power.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
    John Keats
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    Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
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