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Beauty Quotes

Trust not too much to an enchanting face.

Author: Virgil

Profession: Roman Poet

Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful; but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful.

Author: Hermann Wey

Profession:

Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast.

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)

Profession: American Poet, Reformer, Author

Beauty is a form of genius -- is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

I have found that all ugly things are made by those who strive to make something beautiful, and that all beautiful things are made by those who strive to make something useful.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

The beauty myth moves for men as a mirage; its power lies in its ever-receding nature. When the gap is closed, the lover embraces only his own disillusion.

Author: Naomi Wolf (1962)

Profession: American Author

Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's scepter, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797)

Profession: British Feminist Writer