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Beauty Quotes

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

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

What ever beauty may be, it has for its basis order, and for its essence unity.

Author: Father Andre

Profession:

Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.

Author: Jean Anouilh (1910-1987)

Profession: French Playwright

Things are beautiful if you love them.

Author: Jean Anouilh (1910-1987)

Profession: French Playwright

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

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, and so there will be no unity and completeness.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

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.

Author: Mary Arnim (1866-1941)

Profession: Australian-born British Novelist

I have learnt to love you late, Beauty at once so ancient and so new!

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

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

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

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

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.

Author: George Bancroft (1800-1891)

Profession: American Historian

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.

Author: George Bancroft (1800-1891)

Profession: American Historian

I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.

Author: Tyra Banks (1973)

Profession: American Model

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.

Author: Georges Bataille (1897-1962)

Profession: French Novelist, Critic