Meaningful Quotes About Beauty

The cliche is that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But there are so many other great quotes about beauty from famous thinkers ancient and modern. Here we present over 130 of the best beauty quotes we could find. We hope you enjoy pondering them!

Quote: Unexpected intrusions of beauty. That is what life is. by author Saul Bellow overlaid on photo of purple petaled flower
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Unexpected intrusions of beauty. That is what life is.


Quote: The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence. by author Blake Lively overlaid on photo of girl leaning on wall during daytime
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The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.


Quote: 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. by author William Hazlitt overlaid on photo of photo of giraffe
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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.


Quote: Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of pink and white flowers in tilt shift lens
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Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.


Quote: Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. by author Anne Frank overlaid on photo of person holding yellow petaled flower
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Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.


Quote: Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself. by author Paramahansa Yogananda overlaid on photo of silhouette of off-road car
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Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself.


Quote: It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being. by author John Joseph Powell overlaid on photo of red flower in shallow focus lens
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It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.


Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.


Quote: Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. by author Rachel Carson overlaid on photo of woman in white dress walking on pathway between trees during daytime
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Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.


Quote: The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of white flower
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The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you.


Quote: If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it. by author Frank Lloyd Wright overlaid on photo of forest trees photograph
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If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it.


Quote: If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him. by author Criss Jami overlaid on photo of blue and black butterfly on pink and yellow flower
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If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him.


Quote: There is beauty in simplicity. by author Unknown Author overlaid on photo of brown leaf on asphalt road
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There is beauty in simplicity.


Quote: A flower blossoms for its own joy. by author Oscar Wilde overlaid on photo of pink rose bud closeup photo
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A flower blossoms for its own joy.


Quote: When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. by author Chinese Proverb overlaid on photo of yellow flower field under clear sky
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When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.


Quote: A thing of beauty is a joy forever. by author John Keats overlaid on photo of macro photography of green bird on tree branch
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A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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


Quote: Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. by author Walt Whitman overlaid on photo of forest trees photograph
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Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.


Quote: Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical. by author Sophia Loren overlaid on photo of beige concrete wall
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Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.


Quote: Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of white wooden table near brown chair
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Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.




Quote: There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. by author Maria Mitchell overlaid on photo of three women sitting on rock near body of water
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There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.


Quote: Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of red metal bridge over river
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Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.


Quote: No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. by author Lin Yutang overlaid on photo of closeup photo of bird beside purple petal flowers
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No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.


Quote: Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise. by author George Washington Carver overlaid on photo of woman standing on forest
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Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise. At no other time have I so sharp an understanding of what God means to do with me as in these hours of dawn.


Quote: 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. by author Frank Lloyd Wright overlaid on photo of pink and white flower in close up photography
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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.


Quote: Beauty is the promise of happiness. by author Edmund Burke overlaid on photo of full-bloomed red and white tulip flowers
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Beauty is the promise of happiness.


Quote: There is a kind of beauty in imperfection. by author Conrad Hall overlaid on photo of sunset
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There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.


Quote: The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes. by author Andre Gide overlaid on photo of person writing on white paper
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The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.


Quote: If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. by author Anatole France overlaid on photo of man kissing the woman wearing blue polka-dot dress
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If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.


Quote: 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. by author Albert Camus overlaid on photo of rocky mountain under starry night
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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.


Quote: Integrity reveals beauty. by author Leonard L. Thomas overlaid on photo of top view of green succulent plants
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Integrity reveals beauty.


Quote: Beauty without virtue is a curse. by author Georgian Proverb overlaid on photo of black bird on brown tree branch during daytime
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Beauty without virtue is a curse.


Quote: Beauty is a possession not our own. by author Bion of Smyrna overlaid on photo of body of water near mountains
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Beauty is a possession not our own.




Quote: Life is full of beauty. Notice it. by author Ashley Smith overlaid on photo of silhouette of three men falling in line while walking during golden hour
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Life is full of beauty. Notice it.


Quote: There is likely to be beauty wherever proportion exists. by author Austin O'Malley overlaid on photo of landscape photography of trees
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There is likely to be beauty wherever proportion exists.


Quote: Strangeness is a necessary ingredient in beauty. by author Charles Baudelaire overlaid on photo of sunset with agave stem
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Strangeness is a necessary ingredient in beauty.


Quote: Let us live for the beauty of our own reality. by author Charles Lamb overlaid on photo of three women sitting on rock near body of water
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Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.


Quote: It is the beautiful bird that gets caged. by author Chinese Proverb overlaid on photo of gray and brown hummingbird perching on yellow petaled flower
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It is the beautiful bird that gets caged.


Quote: Beauty begins the moment you choose to see it. by author Connor Chalfant overlaid on photo of clear liquid on leaf
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Beauty begins the moment you choose to see it.


Quote: Simplicity reveals the pure beauty of life. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on red flower
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Simplicity reveals the pure beauty of life.


Quote: Love is the magic, mystery, and the beauty of life. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of orange and beige butterfly on purple flowers
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Love is the magic, mystery, and the beauty of life.


Quote: Beauty is whatever gives joy. by author Edna St. Vincent Millay overlaid on photo of person cooking on seashore
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Beauty is whatever gives joy.


Quote: Beauty, like truth and justice, lives within us. by author George Bancroft overlaid on photo of gray and brown hummingbird perching on yellow petaled flower
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Beauty, like truth and justice, lives within us.


Quote: Beauty, to me is about being comfortable in your own skin. by author Gwyneth Paltrow overlaid on photo of pink flowers in tilt shift lens
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Beauty, to me is about being comfortable in your own skin.




Quote: There is beauty when something works and it works intuitively. by author Jonathan Ive overlaid on photo of close shot of yellow flowers
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There is beauty when something works and it works intuitively.


Quote: What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible. by author Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach overlaid on photo of bare tree on mountain during sunset
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What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.


Quote: Beauty is being in harmony with what you are. by author Peter Nivio Zarlenga overlaid on photo of gray and white bird on red and yellow leaves
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Beauty is being in harmony with what you are.


Quote: Beauty arises out of human inspiration. by author Richard Dawkins overlaid on photo of red rope on three branch
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Beauty arises out of human inspiration.


Quote: The rarest, truest beauty is visible only to the heart. by author Richelle E. Goodrich overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
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The rarest, truest beauty is visible only to the heart.


Quote: Happiness is the true beauty weapon. by author Susan Sarandon overlaid on photo of photo of about to bloom lotus flower
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Happiness is the true beauty weapon.


Quote: Beauty can pierce one like pain. by author Thomas Mann overlaid on photo of brown trees under blue sky during daytime
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Beauty can pierce one like pain.


Quote: Beauty is the lover's gift. by author William Congreve overlaid on photo of pink dahlia in bloom
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Beauty is the lover's gift.


Quote: Geometry is the archetype of the beauty of the world. by author Johannes Kepler overlaid on photo of white flower
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Geometry is the archetype of the beauty of the world.


Quote: In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves. by author Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton overlaid on photo of purple flower in tilt shift lens
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In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.




Quote: Beauty is health. Health is beauty. by author Andre Leon Talley overlaid on photo of photo of author Andre Leon Talley with quote

Beauty is health. Health is beauty.






Quote: Goodness is beauty in the best estate. by author Christopher Marlowe overlaid on photo of toddler hugging siberian husky
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Goodness is beauty in the best estate.


Quote: Beauty is more than skin deep. by author Charlize Theron overlaid on photo of green leafed tree with sunlight at daytime
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Beauty is more than skin deep.


Quote: Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter. by author David Byrne overlaid on photo of white flower
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Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter.


Quote: Because beauty isn't enough, there must be something more. by author Eva Herzigova overlaid on photo of forest near mountain alps
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Because beauty isn't enough, there must be something more.


Quote: Beauty comes from the inside. by author Kathy Ireland overlaid on photo of green leafed trees with fog
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Beauty comes from the inside.


Quote: The soul preserves beauty. by author Isabelle Adjani overlaid on photo of low-angle photography of green leaf tree
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The soul preserves beauty.


Quote: Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is. by author Nadine Gordimer overlaid on photo of bare tree on mountain during sunset
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Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.


Quote: Beauty has no relation to price, rarity, or age. by author John Cotton overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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Beauty has no relation to price, rarity, or age.




Quote: Beauty is an exquisite flower, and its perfume is virtue. by author Giovanni Ruffini overlaid on photo of photo of author Giovanni Ruffini with quote

Beauty is an exquisite flower, and its perfume is virtue.


Quote: True beauty must come, must be grown, from within. by author Ralph Waldo Trine overlaid on photo of photo of pine tree
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True beauty must come, must be grown, from within.


Quote: There is beauty in everything. by author Winnie Harlow overlaid on photo of photo of author Winnie Harlow with quote

There is beauty in everything.


Quote: True beauty lasts through the toughest of storms. by author Dipa Sanatani overlaid on photo of red rose
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True beauty lasts through the toughest of storms.


Quote: Real beauty is never vain. by author Ellen Buckingham Mathews overlaid on photo of green trees on forest during daytime
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Real beauty is never vain.


Quote: Beauty is not caused. It is. by author Emily Dickinson overlaid on photo of pink tree
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Beauty is not caused. It is.


Quote: In life beauty perishes, but not in art. by author Leonardo da Vinci overlaid on photo of pink tree
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In life beauty perishes, but not in art.


Quote: Beauty lives with kindness. by author William Shakespeare overlaid on photo of toddler hugging siberian husky
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Beauty lives with kindness.


Quote: Beauty within itself should not be wasted. by author William Shakespeare overlaid on photo of close-up photo of pink flower
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Beauty within itself should not be wasted.


Quote: Beauty is the pilot of the young soul. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of flower garden
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Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.


Quote: True beauty lies in purity of the heart. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of pink rose bud closeup photo
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True beauty lies in purity of the heart.


Quote: The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms. by author Thích Nhất Hạnh overlaid on photo of pink and white flower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.


Quote: Beauty surrounds us. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of river surrounded by trees
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Beauty surrounds us.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.


Quote: Beauty can inspire miracles. by author Benjamin Disraeli overlaid on photo of green leafed tree with sunlight at daytime
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Beauty can inspire miracles.


Quote: Life is beauty, admire it. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of macro photography of green bird on tree branch
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Life is beauty, admire it.


Quote: Music could ache and hurt, that beautiful music was a place a suffering man could hide. by author Pat Conroy overlaid on photo of closeup photo of bird beside purple petal flowers
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Music could ache and hurt, that beautiful music was a place a suffering man could hide.


Quote: The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together. by author Carl Sagan overlaid on photo of lion on green grass during golden hour
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The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together. Information distilled over 4 billion years of biological evolution. Incidentally, all the organisms on the Earth are made essentially of that stuff. An eyedropper full of that liquid could be used to make a caterpillar or a petunia if only we knew how to put the components together.




Quote: 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. by author Elisabeth Kubler-Ross overlaid on photo of person holding sunflower
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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.


Quote: There is beauty, heartbreaking beauty, everywhere. by author Edward Abbey overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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There is beauty, heartbreaking beauty, everywhere.


Quote: Beauty rests on necessities. The line of beauty is the result of perfect economy. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of red rose illustration
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Beauty rests on necessities. The line of beauty is the result of perfect economy.


Quote: A beautiful smile is to the female countenance what the sunbeam is to the landscape; it embellishes an inferior face and redeems an ugly one. by author Johann Kaspar Lavater overlaid on photo of blue, white, and pink petaled flowers on gray surface
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A beautiful smile is to the female countenance what the sunbeam is to the landscape; it embellishes an inferior face and redeems an ugly one.


Quote: A smile is a powerful weapon; you can even break ice with it. by author Unknown Author overlaid on photo of photo of author Unknown Author with quote

A smile is a powerful weapon; you can even break ice with it.


Quote: Just one smile immensely increases the beauty of the universe. by author Sri Chinmoy overlaid on photo of closeup photo of blue petaled flowers
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Just one smile immensely increases the beauty of the universe.


Quote: On a day when the wind is perfect, the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty. Today is such a day. by author Rumi overlaid on photo of people holding shoulders sitting on wall
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On a day when the wind is perfect, the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty. Today is such a day.


Quote: A beautiful thing is never perfect. by author Egyptian proverb overlaid on photo of full-bloomed red and white tulip flowers
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A beautiful thing is never perfect.


Quote: Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty. by author David Hume overlaid on photo of bunch of tulips flower on wooden surface
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Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty.


Quote: Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are. by author Markus Zusak overlaid on photo of person standing on top of mountain
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Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.


Quote: We need beauty because it makes us ache to be worthy of it. by author Mary Oliver overlaid on photo of black and white butterfly on green leaf
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We need beauty because it makes us ache to be worthy of it.


Quote: Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored. by author Agatha Christie overlaid on photo of two white swan on body of water
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Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.


Quote: The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth. by author Laozi (Lao-Tzu) overlaid on photo of brown and black leaf in close up photography
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The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.


Quote: You are loved. You are wonderfully made. You are beautiful. You have purpose. You are a masterpiece. by author Unknown Author overlaid on photo of two women making peace sign near the Golden Gate bridge
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You are loved. You are wonderfully made. You are beautiful. You have purpose. You are a masterpiece.


Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of person holding sunflower bouquet during daytime
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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.


Quote: The beautiful is always bizarre. by author Charles Baudelaire overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles Baudelaire with quote

The beautiful is always bizarre.


Quote: Butterflies come to pretty flowers. by author Korean proverb overlaid on photo of full-bloomed red and white tulip flowers
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Butterflies come to pretty flowers.


Quote: Beauty is a delightful prejudice. by author Theocritus overlaid on photo of pink tree
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Beauty is a delightful prejudice.


Quote: Beauty? To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to. by author Pablo Picasso overlaid on photo of yellow flower
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Beauty? To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to.


Quote: There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of silhouette of elephant on brown sand during sunset
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There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

There is no exquisite beauty," says Bacon, Lord Verulam, speaking truly of all the forms and genera of beauty, "without some strangeness in the proportion."


Quote: Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of shallow focus photo of white rose
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Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.


Quote: Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul. by author Alice Walker overlaid on photo of red and multicolored butterfly perch on yellow petaled flower
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Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.


Quote: You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. by author Amy Bloom overlaid on photo of person holding gray leaf
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You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.


Quote: Be in love with your life, every detail of it. by author Jack Kerouac overlaid on photo of white and black boat on sea during daytime
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Be in love with your life, every detail of it.


Quote: Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life. by author Mark Twain overlaid on photo of yellow sunflowers under white clouds and blue sky
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.


Quote: Let life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves. by author Rabindranath Tagore overlaid on photo of woman standing on sunflower field
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Let life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves.


Quote: Beauty always promises, but never gives anything. by author Simone Weil overlaid on photo of pink flowers with white background
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Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.


Quote: Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of notebook on table
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Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.


Quote: Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of brown and black butterfly flying near blooming purple petaled flowers
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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.


Quote: Beauty without expression is boring. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of empty pathway
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Beauty without expression is boring.


Quote: Beauty is a fragile gift. by author Ovid overlaid on photo of flowers
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Beauty is a fragile gift.


Quote: Beauty is the greatest seducer of man. by author Paulo Coelho overlaid on photo of three people paddling in canoe
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Beauty is the greatest seducer of man.


Quote: That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful. by author Ninon de l'Enclos overlaid on photo of red metal bridge over river
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That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.


Quote: Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you. by author Misty Copeland overlaid on photo of two women walking around near mountain at daytime
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Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.


Quote: Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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


Quote: A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful. by author Karl Kraus overlaid on photo of autumn leaves on body of water
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A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.


Quote: Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. by author John Ray overlaid on photo of pink and white flowers in tilt shift lens
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Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.


Quote: 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. by author John Ruskin overlaid on photo of yellow rose flower
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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.


Quote: Beauty is in the heart of the beholder. by author H. G. Wells overlaid on photo of photo of author H. G. Wells with quote

Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.


Perfect is boring: Beauty is irregular.


Quote: Beauty is a short-lived tyranny. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of yellow flower
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Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.






Quote: Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. by author Edgar Allan Poe overlaid on photo of leafless tree on body of water during daytime
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Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.


Quote: Beauty awakens the soul to act. by author Dante Alighieri overlaid on photo of photo of author Dante Alighieri with quote

Beauty awakens the soul to act.


Quote: Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. by author Confucius overlaid on photo of photo of author Confucius with quote

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.


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


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