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Beauty Quotes

There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.

Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

Profession: French Poet

All forms of beauty, like all possible phenomena, contain an element of the eternal and an element of the transitory -- of the absolute and of the particular. Absolute and eternal beauty does not exist, or rather it is only an abstraction creamed from the general surface of different beauties. The particular element in each manifestation comes from the emotions: and just as we have our own particular emotions, so we have our own beauty.

Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

Profession: French Poet

The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.

Author: Hada Bejar


The idea that happiness could have a share in beauty would be too much of a good thing.

Author: Walter Benjamin (1982-1940)

Profession: German Critic, Philosopher

Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.

Author: Al Bernstein


I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head. [On her beauty pageant days]

Author: Halle Berry (1968)

Profession: American Actress

Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead. [Song Of Solomon 4:1]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Beauty. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Exuberance is beauty.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

The beauty seen, is partly in him who sees it.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.

Author: Andre Breton (1989-1966)

Profession: French Surrealist

Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork -- reading, writing, thinking--can.

Author: Helen Gurley Brown

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Cosmopolitan Magazine

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Profession: British Poet

In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.

Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet