Beautiful Quotes

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.

Oscar Wilde

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.

Spanish Proverb

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book.

Henry David Thoreau

The thirst for vengeance was the beautiful nature which Homer imitated.

Johann G. Hamann

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art.

Eleanor Roosevelt

"Our dead never forget this beautiful world that gave them being. They still love its verdant valleys, its murmuring rivers, its magnificent mountains, sequestered vales and verdant lined lakes and bays, and ever yearn in tender fond affection over the lonely hearted living, and often return from the happy hunting ground to visit, guide, console, and comfort them."

Suquamish

To die for ones country is such a worthy fate That all compete for so beautiful a death.

Pierre Corneille

Legionary life is beautiful, not because of riches, partying or the acquisition of luxury, but because of the noble comradeship which binds all Legionaries in a sacred brotherhood of struggle.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

I wish to live because life has within it that which is good, that which is beautiful and that which is love. Therefore, since I have known all of these things, I have found them to be reason enough and I wish to live. Moreover, because this is so, I wish others to live for generations and generations and generations.

Lorraine Hansberry

With all, the beautiful things of the earth become more dear as they elude pursuit; but with some natures utter elusion is the one special event which will make a passing love permanent for ever.

Thomas Hardy

She is the most beautiful among women; upon her forehead she wears the Jewel of the Lord's Love. Her glory and her wisdom are magnificent; her love for the Infinite Lord is True. Other than her Beloved Lord, she knows no man. She enshrines love for the True Guru.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

People should be beautiful in every wayin their faces, in the way they dress, in their thoughts and in their innermost selves.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Gardens are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade.

Rudyard Kipling

In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful.

Abram L. Urban

The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms; everything is more beautiful when they have passed.

Madame Suzanne Curchod Necker

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.

Akhenaton

The useful and the beautiful are never separated

Periander of Corinth

Christ does not dress up a moral picture, and ask you to observe its beauty. He only tells you how to live; and the most beautiful characters the world has ever seen, have been those who received and lived these precepts without once conceiving their beauty.

Horace Bushnell

I was born, I think, with the desire to make beautiful books brave books that would preserve the glories of the Dream untarnished, and would re-create them for battered people, and re-awaken joy and magnanimity.

James Branch Cabell

The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason.

John Milton Cage Jr.

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.

Oscar Wilde

Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.

Jean Rostand

There are no words, no paints to express all this, only a beautiful dumbness in the soul, life speaking to life.

Emily Carr

Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.

Nelson Mandela

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