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When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.

Life is beautiful, as long as it consumes you. When it is rushing through you, destroying you, life is gorgeous, glorious. It's when you burn a slow fire and save fuel, that life's not worth having.

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.

Everybody likes a compliment.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.

Let everything happen to you, Beauty and terror, Just keep going, No feeling is final.

Love gives beauty to everything it touches.

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

Beauty is a pair of shoes that makes you wanna die.

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.

Kisses, even to the air, are beautiful.

Beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love.

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.

Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty - excusable perhaps when there is such great beauty, or at any rate understandable - should persist after the beauty was gone.

Behind every beautiful thing there's been some kind of pain.

The poor are great! The poor are wonderful! The poor are very generous! They give us much more than what we give them.

Do you want to do something beautiful for God? There is a person who needs you. This is your chance.

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of introduction

Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.

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.

You can find the footprints of God wherever there is beauty, virtue, humility, justice, truth, love and peace.

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.

A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.

It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.

Blues and soul and jazz music has so much pain, so much beauty of raw emotion and passion.

Christina Aguilera

Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled, not for its own sake but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.

It is dangerous for mortal beauty or terrestrial virtue to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot and all that we would not see.

Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself. Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise.

American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.

If you're respectful by habit constantly honoring the worthy four things increase: long life, beauty, happiness, strength.

Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once.

All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Endurance is nobler than strength and patience than beauty.

Beauty is the lover's gift.

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.

To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life, than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world and, behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.

It's not beauty, but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.

Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.

Of life's two chief prizes beauty and truth I found the first in a loving heart, and the second in a laborer's hand.

Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth.

There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.

By plucking her petals you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.

The beauty of independence departure actions that rely on themselves.

The world's crazy when it comes to beauty.

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

Beauty is an ecstasy, it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it, and that is all.

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.

Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.

Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.

She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth.

Imagination disposes of everything, it creates beauty, justice and happiness, which are everything in this world.

Egoism will be destroyed if you constantly tell yourself 'It is He, not I', 'He is the force I am but the instrument'. Keep His name always on the tongue and contemplate His glory whenever you see or hear anything beautiful or grand.

Beauty and folly are old companions.

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.

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.

Helen Keller

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.

Beauty is a fragile gift.

Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

There be none of Beauty's daughters, With a magic like thee.

It is not out of compliment that lovers keep on telling one another how beautiful they are; the delight is incomplete till it is expressed.

I'm young; I'm handsome; I'm fast. I can't possibly be beat.

Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect, but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.

She’s beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is woman, and therefore to be won.

Let life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves.

I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is without prior rules about what it should be.

Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly which is done in pride.

I have found that all ugly things are made by those who strive to make something beautiful, and that all beautiful things are made by those who strive to make something useful.

If you have a sick or lonely person at home, be there. Maybe just to hold a hand, maybe just to give a smile, that is the greatest, the most beautiful work.

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness or else forgiving another.

If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.

Eat to please thyself but dress to please others.

The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. No, it is perfect at every moment, every sin already carries grace in it.

Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue and abiding love.

There are certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are of pretty woman to deserve them.

Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to the countenance, which is more amiable than beauty.

Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.

Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful would, contain no one able to wonder at that beauty.

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.

The key to education is the experience of beauty.

Beauty is unbearable drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.

No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they're pretty, even if they aren't.

Beauty is the gift of God.

Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.

It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before.

There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores, the better.

It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But it is better to be good than to be ugly.

People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Facts which at first seem improbable will even on scant explanation drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.

Beauty is the promise of happiness.

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.

Light God's eldest daughter is a principal beauty in a building.

Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology, but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight, and focused attention.

Deepak Chopra

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.

The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian unless the latter too be lovers in disguise.

The ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never found.

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.

'Beauty is truth, truth beauty' - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised who accepts her position as her due - she reminds us too much of a prima donna.

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

For every moment of triumph for every instance of beauty many souls must be trampled.

San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.

I am a thing of beauty.

Of its own beauty is the mind diseased / And fevers into false creation.

Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.

There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.

It's a good thing that beauty is only skin deep or I'd be rotten to the core.

Secrecy is the element of all goodness, even virtue even beauty is mysterious.

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes because that is the doorway to her heart the place where love resides.

Mankind have love, animals have affection. The harmonious and beautiful world is revealed.

I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.

The greatest beauty aid for women is virtue.

Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.

The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.

Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.

When I say that human beings are just gene machines one shouldn't put too much emphasis on the word 'just.' There is a very great deal of complication and indeed beauty in being a gene machine.

Love is the beauty of the soul.

Competence like truth beauty and contact lenses is in the eye of the beholder.

If truth is beauty how come no one has their hair done in the library?

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.

Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.

Of neighborhoods benevolence is the most beautiful. How can the man be considered wise who, when he had the choice, does not settle in benevolence.

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

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.

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect, and the love, and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.

Mother Teresa

There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.

Old hands soil it seems whatever they caress but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.

Wisdom is the abstract of the past but beauty is the promise of the future.

A lot of us grow up, and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we're children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they're scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it's pretty much in the eye of the beholder.

I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life struggle intensity.

Sex and beauty are inseparable like life and consciousness. And the intelligence, which goes with sex and beauty, and arises out of sex and beauty, is intuition.

Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.

Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth beauty liberty and equality are of infinite value but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.

Nor be what man should ever be / The friend of Beauty in distress?

In youth and beauty wisdom is but rare!

After all it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without, and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence though deficient in personal charms than I have been by the most regular beauty.

She walks in beauty like the night, Of cloudless climes and starry skies, And all that's best of dark and bright, Meet in her aspect and her eyes.

Lord Byron

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.

A wise man should marry a virgin of a respectable family even if she is deformed. He should not marry one of a low-class family through beauty. Marriage in a family of equal status is preferable.

Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.

The beauty the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for what five six hours? It was absolutely worth it.

Exuberance is beauty.

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.

He was not handsome and his manners required intimacy to make them pleasing.

Nonsense and beauty have close connections.

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth follow only beauty and obey only love.

Kahlil Gibran

Whatever you may look like marry a man your own age - as your beauty fades so will his eyesight.

At fifteen beauty and talent do not exist, there can only be promise of the coming woman.

Poetry is something to make us wiser and better by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth which God has set in all men's souls.

But as to women who can penetrate the real sufferings of their she condition? Man's very sympathy with their estate has much of selfishness and more suspicion. Their love their virtue beauty education but form good housekeepers to breed a nation.

Beauty always promises but never gives anything.

It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written, there it looks wholly ridiculous.

Look up laugh loud talk big keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye adorn your person maintain your health your beauty and your animal spirits.

The perception of beauty is a moral test.

It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.

Walter Hagen

Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.

Elizabeth Taylor is gorgeous, beautiful, and she still is today, I'm crazy about her.

A bad manner spoils everything even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything - gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.

Baltasar Gracian

Moral excellence is an ornament for personal beauty, righteous conduct for high birth, success for learning, and proper spending for wealth.

Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

No object is so beautiful that under certain conditions it will not look ugly.

Art can never exist without Naked Beauty display'd.

Grace in women has more effect than beauty.

Beauty n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Whenever at a party I have been in the mood to study fools I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.

Without modesty woman is devoid of beauty and culture. Humility, purity of thought and manners, meekness, surrender to high ideals, sensitivity, sweetness of temper - the peculiar blend of all these qualities is modesty. It is the most invaluable of all jewels for women.

What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.

As we grow old the beauty steals inward.

Abstinence sows sand all over The ruddy limbs & flaming hair, But Desire Gratified Plants fruits of life & beauty there.

With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration or rather obliterates all consideration.

Mere enthusiasm is the all in all. . . . Passion and expression are beauty itself.

That's one of the nice things. I mean part of the beauty of me is that I'm very rich. So if I need $600 million I can put $600 million myself. That's a huge advantage. I must tell you that's a huge advantage over the other candidates.

I also became close to nature and am now able to appreciate the beauty with which this world is endowed.

Devotional singing induces in you a desire for experiencing the truth, to glimpse the beauty that is God, to taste the bliss that is the Self. It encourages man to dive into himself and be genuinely his real Self.

It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humour.

A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness.

Since love grows within you so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.

So foul and fair a day I have not seen.

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.

Sleep sleep beauty bright Dreaming in the joys of night, Sleep sleep, in thy sleep Little sorrows sit and weep.

Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself and is complete in itself, praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised.

That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes.

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.

Beauty is worse than wine it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.

People think that if you look fairly reasonable you can't possibly act and as I only care about acting I think beauty can be a great handicap.

To love beauty is to see light.

The beauty of a cuckoo is in its notes that of a woman in her unalloyed devotion to her husband that of an ugly person in his scholarship and that of an ascetic in his forgiveness.

Oh! snatched away in beauty's bloom / On thee shall press no ponderous tomb.

Beauty is not caused. It is.

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.

The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.

Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble, in a statue the marble must be like flesh.

Beauty is all very well at first sight, but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?

Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.

As a white candle In a holy place So is the beauty Of an aged face

What a man does for pay is of little significance. What he is as a sensitive instrument responsive to the world's beauty is everything!

If there is righteousness in the heart there will be beauty in the character.

The beauty of life depends upon our good habits.

What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.

Beauty is the greatest seducer of man.

As long as art is the beauty parlor of civilization neither art nor civilization is secure

Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.

Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.

Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.

Who would not give up wit for power and beauty?

Teach us that wealth is not elegance that profusion is not magnificence that splendor is not beauty.

Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.

Wisdom, I know, is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous and illy bears the presence of a rival.

It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.


Beauty of whatever kind in its supreme development invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless and the other half discreditable.

Cherish your visions, cherish your ideals, cherish the music that stirs in your heart the beauty that forms in your mind the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts for out of them will grow delightful conditions all heavenly environment, of these if you but remain true to them your world will at last be built.

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.

There is in true beauty as in courage something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.

The beauty of the world which is so soon to perish has two edges one of laughter one of anguish cutting the heart asunder.

Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there and the battlefield is the heart of man.

When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty but when I have finished if the solution is not beautiful I know it is wrong.

Beauty without expression is boring.

Through loyalty to the past our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it, that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.

I think permitting the game to become too physical takes away a little bit of the beauty.

Beauty attracts us men, but if like an armed magnet it is pointed beside with gold and silver it attracts with tenfold power.

Grace is in garments in movements in manners, beauty in the nude and in forms. This is true of bodies, but when we speak of feelings beauty is in their spirituality and grace in their moderation.

In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness.

In LA where I live it's all about perfectionism. Beauty is now defined by your bones sticking out of your decolletage. For that to be the standard is really perilous for women.

Alanis Morissette

The chief forms of beauty are order and symmetry and definiteness which the mathematical sciences demonstrate in a special degree.

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.

Beauty is now defined by your bones sticking out of your decolletage. For that to be the standard is really perilous for women.

Alanis Morissette

Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.

The ideal and the beautiful are identical, the ideal corresponds to the idea and beauty to form, hence idea and substance are cognate.

I'm just glad I was able to return to some of that innocence and beauty I had as a child when I started my own family and my children brought me back some of that spirit.

To give pain is the tyranny, to make happy the true empire of beauty.

The smallest feline is a masterpiece.

Leonardo da Vinci

The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants, and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.

I would define in brief the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.

Both the grand and the intimate aspects of nature can be revealed in the expressive photograph. Both can stir enduring affirmations and discoveries and can surely help the spectator in his search for identification with the vast world of natural beauty and the wonder surrounding him.

The head Sublime the heart Pathos the genitals Beauty the hands & feet Proportion.

We know only that we are living in these bodies and have a vague idea because we have heard it and because our faith tells us so that we possess souls. As to what good qualities there may be in our souls or who dwells within them or how precious they are those are things which seldom consider and so we trouble little about carefully preserving the soul's beauty.

He possessed beauty without vanity strength without insolence, courage without ferocity, and all the virtues of man without his vices

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts as for that subtle something that quality of air that emanation from old trees that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.

The architect should strive continually to simplify, the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.