Quotes of beauty

  1. What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money. – Lisa Bonet
  2. Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious. – Thomas Carlyle
  3. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired. – Gustave Courbet
  4. I find, in being black, a thing of beauty a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness. – Ossie Davis
  5. As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker. – Annie Dillard
  6. There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting. – John Kenneth Galbraith
  7. The beauty of "spacing" children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones- which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones. – Sydney J. Harris
  8. The beauty of a face is not a separate quality but a relation or proportion of qualities to each other. – George Herbert Mead
  9. In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty – Christopher Morley
  10. I always say beauty is only sin deep. – Hector Hugh Munro
  11. Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. – Edgar Allan Poe
  12. When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences. – Frederick Sanger
  13. 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. – Tom Stoppard
  14. It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. – Leo Tolstoy
  15. It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it. – Voltaire

Usage examples for beauty

  1. When beauty failed, even beauty with money in its hand, Lady Mary hesitated, and then fell back on goodness. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. Speaking of the supposed death of Walter he says, Though lost to sight, to memory dear, and England, home, and beauty – Charles Dickens and Music by James T. Lightwood
  3. When we see Him- and not till then- will our sense of beauty be satisfied. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  4. But, to be worth anything, beauty it must have. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  5. I would rather die, Bird of Beauty – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  6. Where should I be without my beauty sleep? – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  7. Oh, Celestina, do look, isn't this a beauty – The Rectory Children by Mrs Molesworth
  8. One pale- face has marked Sansuta's beauty – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  9. God has given you the power and beauty – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  10. " See," she said, standing in the light; " life and beauty and joy- all in a rose." – Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed
  11. I'm not a beauty – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  12. And it's the sort of beauty may be, that one might feel as one went along. – A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life. by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  13. Second, the beauty of the result. – Resonance in Singing and Speaking by Thomas Fillebrown
  14. The view which lay before them was one of extreme beauty – The Young Alaskans on the Missouri by Emerson Hough
  15. It was no wonder that her beauty threw its spell over David's spirit. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  16. But a beauty I was. – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray
  17. Why was not that beauty remember'd till then? – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  18. Is she a great beauty – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  19. Nothing except its beauty – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  20. It's Ohio's beauty spot. – Blister Jones by John Taintor Foote

Rhymes for beauty