100 Motivational Quotes About Beauty That Explain Why Truth Is Beauty And Beauty Is Truth.

For some beauty means a perfectly adorned image of a person while for others it lies in multiple imperfections which complement each other. While some find beauty in details, others see it in bits and pieces, and it keeps changing from person to person. There are people who see beauty in people whereas some might also find it in the inanimate world. Again there are others who find intangible things beautiful; something which does not have a form or shape, colour or fragrance.

Be it a gesture, words or thoughts, there is no boundary or demarcation as to what and how something can appear to be beautiful to us. It might be the memory of a fleeting moment or the wait for a life-changing instance, anything can seem beautiful to someone at some time. As they say “beauty lies in the eye of the beholder”, and if you are a beholder of beauty, be sure to see it and all the more experience it.

There are people who have witnessed beauty in its various forms and penned down words about this un-definable noun, compiling some impressive quotes. And we bring you a treasure of such quotes which speak about beauty making us agree that it is indeed a reason for joy.

Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.

- I Am the Messenger, Markus Zusak

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

- Anne Frank

That's always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they're pretty. It's like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.

- Paper Towns, John Green

All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren't.

- Marilyn Monroe

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

- Coco Chanel

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.

- The Kreutzer Sonata, Leo Tolstoy

Do you think I'm pretty? I think you're beautiful Beautiful? You are so beautiful, it hurts sometimes.

- Vampire Academy, Richelle Mead

What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.

- Uglies, Scott Westerfeld

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.

- Amy Bloom

Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.

- Dorothy Parker

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

- Stray Birds, Rabindranath Tagore

As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.

- Pablo Neruda

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

- Confucius

But he who dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.

- Anne Brontë

There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.

- Edgar Allan Poe

Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

- Franz Kafka

Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.

- Oscar Wilde

Why do beautiful songs make you sad?' 'Because they aren't true.' 'Never?' 'Nothing is beautiful and true.

- Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer

Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.

- Meditations, Marcus Aurelius

We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it's a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.

- Marilyn Monroe

I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.

- The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.

- Virginia Woolf

No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Just because you're beautiful and perfect, it's made you conceited.

- The Princess Bride, William Goldman

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.

- Oscar Wilde

Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.

- Death in Venice and Other Tales, Thomas Mann

The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.

- Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu

Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.

- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.

- Henry James

There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.

- Abraham Lincoln

There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.

- Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Steve Maraboli

Some of us get dipped in flat, some in satin, some in gloss...." He turned to me. "But every once in a while, you find someone who's iridescent, and when you do, nothing will ever compare.

- Flipped, Wendelin Van Draanen

I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.

- Drew Barrymore

The human body is the best work of art.

- Jess C. Scott

Nature didn't need an operation to be beautiful. It just was.

- The Uglies Trilogy, Scott Westerfeld

I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?

- Jean Kerr

You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.

- Elizabeth Gilbert

She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes...

- George Gordon Byron

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

- Edgar Allan Poe

Just because something is beautiful doesn�t mean it�s good.

- Beastly, Alex Flinn

Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it's beauty.

- Albert Einstein

The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.

- Louisa May Alcott

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

- Betrayed, P.C. Cast

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

- Endymion: A Poetic Romance, John Keats

Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid.

- Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC's of Faith, Frederick Buechner

Do I love you because you're beautiful, or are you beautiful because I love you?

- Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, Richard Rodgers

A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement

- Jess C. Scott

The death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world.

- Edgar Allan Poe

For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror which we are barely able to endure, and it amazes us so, because it serenely disdains to destroy us. Every angel is terrible.

- Duino Elegies, Rainer Maria Rilke

She's kind of a walking poem, she's this perfect beauty...but at the same time very deep, very smart.

- Johnny Depp

Looking at him now-even if she hadn't been in love with him, that part of her that was her mother's daugher, that loved every beautiful thing for its beauty alone, would still have wanted him.

- City of Glass, Cassandra Clare

Let us leave pretty women to men with no imagination.

- The Captive & The Fugitive, Marcel Proust

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face." [The Autumnal]

- The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose, John Donne

True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys.

- Yukio Mishima

He moved like a dancer, which is not surprising; a horse is a beautiful animal, but it is perhaps most remarkable because it moves as if it always hears music.

- Winter's Tale, Mark Helprin

June has never looked more beautiful than she does now, unadorned and honest, vulnerable yet invincible.

- Legend, Marie Lu

Beauty fades, dumb is forever.

- Beauty Fades, Judy Sheindlin

The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.

- The Broken Wings, Kahlil Gibran

Life is but a day: A fragile dewdrop on its perilious way From a tree's summit

- John Keats

Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty.

- Of the Standard of Taste and Other Essays, David Hume

The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.

- Albert Einstein

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.

- Albert Camus

The voice of beauty speaks softly; it creeps only into the most fully awakened souls

- Friedrich Nietzsche

And when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.

- Scenes from a Writer's Life, Ruskin Bond

If love is blind, then maybe a blind person that loves has a greater understanding of it.

- Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile, Criss Jami

Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.

- Meditation: Insights and Inspirations, Amit Ray

The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color -- oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples...

- The Luxe, Anna Godbersen

Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself......

- Autobiography of a Yogi, Paramahansa Yogananda

The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.

- Abraham Lincoln

[I]f we revert to history, we shall find that the women who have distinguished themselves have neither been the most beautiful nor the most gentle of their sex.

- A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.

- Sophia Loren

The beauty of the world...has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.

- Virginia Woolf

Beauty is a whore, I like money better.

- The Hours, Michael Cunningham

Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: But a woman who fears the Lord, She shall be praised. (Proverbs 31:30 Modern King James Version)

- Modern King James Version of the Holy Bible, Anonymous

The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

To lose confidence in one's body is to lose confidence in oneself.

- Simone de Beauvoir

As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her daughter, she is perfectly satisfied

- The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde

Beauty is the illumination of your soul.

- Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom, John O'Donohue

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

- A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft

Never forget: we walk on hell, gazing at flowers.

- Kobayashi Issa

The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together.

- Cosmos, Carl Sagan

There is a face beneath this mask, but it isn't me. I'm no more that face than I am the muscles beneath it, or the bones beneath that.

- V for Vendetta, Steve Moore

Beauty is a sign of intelligence.

- Andy Warhol

For she had eyes and chose me.

- Othello, William Shakespeare

Butterflies are self propelled flowers.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.

- Deepak Chopra

Whatever the imagination seizes as Beauty must be truth -whether it existed before or not

- John Keats

I want to see beauty. In the ugly, in the sink, in the suffering, in the daily, in all the days before I die, the moments before I sleep.

- One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, Ann Voskamp

Flawed, we're truly interesting, truly memorable, and yes, truly beautiful.

- North of Beautiful, Justina Chen

Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates.

- Squeeze Play, Kate Angell

All the diversity, all the charm, and all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.

- Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

Beauty awakens the soul to act.

- Dante Alighieri

When I lay my head on the pillow at night I can say I was a decent person today. That's when I feel beautiful.

- Drew Barrymore

The better you look, the more you see.

- Glamorama, Bret Easton Ellis

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.

- John Steinbeck

Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.

- Ashley Smith

A pretty face may be enough to catch a man, but it takes character and good nature to hold him.

- Utopia, Thomas More

She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the Universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.

- Ariana Dancu

Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.

- Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Tom Robbins

It is beautiful to express love and even more beautiful to feel it.

- Dejan Stojanovic

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