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beauty

Abraham Lincoln
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Ambrose Bierce
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.
Annie Dillard
No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful?
Aristotle
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.
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
Benjamin Franklin
Beauty and folly are old companions.
Buckminster Fuller
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.
Christopher Morley
Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.
Confucius
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Dorothy Parker
The two most beautiful words in the English language are 'check enclosed.'
Emily Dickinson
Beauty is not caused. It is.
Frank Moore Colby
The flowers anew, returning seasons bring! But beauty faded has no second spring.
Fulke Greville
The criterion of true beauty is that it increases on examination; if false, that it lessens. There is therefore, something in true beauty that corresponds with right reason, and is not the mere creation of fancy.
George Bernard Shaw
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but whoever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
Helen Keller
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
Kedar Joshi
England…the greatest and the most glorious and beautiful land on Earth.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many extremes.
As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.
Saint Augustine
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.