Beauty Quotes Quotes

Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.

Theophile Gautier

Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover, Fades in his eye, and palls upon the sense.

Joseph Addison

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

John Ruskin

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.

Jean Rostand

Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers and never succeeding.

Marc Chagall

True friendship is like a rose: we don't realize its beauty until it fades.

Evelyn Loeb

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.

George Meredith

Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.

Eugene Ionesco

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

Kahlil Gibran

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

Kahlil Gibran

In gardens, beauty is a by-product. The main business is sex and death.

Sam Llewelyn

Being is desirable because it is identical with Beauty, and Beauty is loved because it is Being. We ourselves possess Beauty when we are true to our own being; ugliness is in going over to another order; knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly.

Ambrose Bierce

An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportions.

Charles Baudelaire

An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportions.

Charles Baudelaire

Ugliness like beauty is only skin deep

Unknown

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness

Unknown

Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.

Ouida

Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.

Edward Steichen

When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.

Buckminster Fuller

And sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument; for there is music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres

Sir Thomas Browne

Philosophers and aestheticians may offer elegant and profound definitions of art and beauty, but for the painter they are all summed up in the phrase: To create a harmony.

Gino Severini

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty - they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.

Martin Buxbaum

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

Kahlil Gibran
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