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Beauty Quotes

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.

Author: Edward F. Halifax (1881-1959)

Profession: British Conservative Statesman

Being pretty on the inside means you don't hit your brother and you eat all your peas -- that's what my grandma taught me.

Author: Elizabeth Heller


There's beauty all around our paths, if but our watchful eyes can trace it midst familiar things, and through their lowly guise.

Author: Felicia D. Hemans (1794-1835)

Profession: British Poet

Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today, tomorrow will be dying.

Author: Robert Herrick (1591-1674)

Profession: British Poet

Beauty is the index of a larger fact than wisdom.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.

Author: Doug Horton


By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.

Author: Vernon Howard (-1992)

Profession: American Author, Speaker

Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense.

Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech.

Author: Langston Hughes (1902-1967)

Profession: American Poet, Short-story Writer, Playwright

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.

Author: Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

Profession: British Author

Where beauty is worshipped for beauty's sake as a goddess, independent of and superior to morality and philosophy, the most horrible putrefaction is apt to set in. The lives of the aesthetes are the far from edifying commentary on the religion of beauty.

Author: Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

Profession: British Author

Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.

Author: Immermann


Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.

Author: Eugene Ionesco (1912)

Profession: Romanian-born French Playwright

A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness; but still will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing...

Author: John Keats (1795-1821)

Profession: British Poet