Beauty Quotes to Remember

quotes on beauty

Beauty is subjective. We all have our own definitions of what and who is beautiful.  Of course we all think our babies are beautiful.  Most of us find beauty in a sunrise or a sunset.  Generally nature is considered to be beautiful while trash is not.  Butterflies are beautiful but slugs are not.  Beauty brings us joy and pleasure.  It makes us happy to see beautiful things.  How do you define beauty, have you thought about it? Do you see beauty in everything or do you see a lot of ugly things and people?

Physical beauty is fleeting, it is internal beauty that endures.

 “The beautiful things of the earth become dearer as they elude pursuit.” – Thomas Hardy

 “A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” – John Keats

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” – Franz Kafka

“Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.” – 1 Peter 3:3~ 4

“You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul’s own doing.” – Marie Stopes

“You are not born with beauty, your beauty is created by who you are. Your inner beauty is more important than how people see you on the outside.”~  Emily Coussons

“Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which, no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral.” – John Galsworthy

“What’s the whole point of being pretty on the outside when you’re so ugly on the inside?” – Jess C. Scott

“What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – Scott Westerfeld

“We see the beauty within and cannot say no.” – Dave Eggers

Beauty brings us joy

“We live only to discover beauty. All else is a form of waiting.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“This is one of the beautiful things about life’s adventure – we can redirect our paths!” – Mike Burns

“There’s nothing more inspiring than the complexity and beauty of the human heart.” – Cynthia Hand

“There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.” – Mandy Hale

“There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.”― Louisa May Alcott

“The mirror is the worst judge of true beauty” ― Sophia Nam

Beauty is in the heart

“The fountain of beauty is the heart and every generous thought illustrates the walls of your chamber.”~  Francis Quarles

“The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.”― P.C. Cast

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.” – Audrey Hepburn

“The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” – Audrey Hepburn

“That’s the thing about inner beauty: Unlike Physical beauty, which grabs the spotlight for itself, inner beauty shines on everyone, catching them, holding then in its embrace, making them more beautiful, too.”– Unknown

“That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.” – Ninon de L’Enclos

“Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” – Rosalind Russell

“Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face.”~  Dolores Del Rio

“Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.” – Martin Buxbaum

“Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.” – Martin Buxbaum

“Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are.”~  Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.”― Elisabeth Kübler Ross

“Real beauty is to be true to oneself.” – Laetitia Casta

“Plainness has its peculiar temptations quite as much as beauty.”– George Eliot

“Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” – Aristotle

“People are like stained~ glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” – Elisabeth Kubler~ Ross

“Outer beauty pleases the EYE. Inner beauty captivates the HEART.”~  Mandy Hale

“Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates.”  – Kate Angell

“Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.”~ George W. Russell

“Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand.” – Khalil Gibran

“No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.” – Oscar Wilde

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

“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.” –  Louie Schwartzberg

“Natural beauty takes at least two hours in front of a mirror.” – Pamela Anderson

“Moments of beauty sustain us through hours of ugliness.” ― Brent Weeks

“Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.” – Jenn Proske

“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“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

“Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.” ― Tom Robbins

“Just because you’re beautiful and perfect, it’s made you conceited.” – William Goldman, The Princess Bride

“Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn’t mean it does not exist.” ― Margaret Cho

“Judge nothing by the appearance. The more beautiful the serpent, the more fatal its sting.” – William Scott Downey, Proverbs

“It’s [beauty] a kind of radiance. People who possess a true inner beauty, their eyes are a little brighter, their skin a little more dewy. They vibrate at a different frequency.”~  Cameron Diaz

Beauty moves us

“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Inner beauty, too, needs occasionally to be told it is beautiful.” – Robert Brault

“Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” – Priscilla Presley

“Inner beauty radiates from within, and there’s nothing more beautiful than when a woman feels beautiful on the inside.”  –  Erin Heatherton

“In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.” – Christopher Morley

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

“If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

“If you feel beautiful, then you are. Even if you don’t, you still are.”  –  Terri Guillemets

“If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.” – Anatole France

“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

“I find beauty in unusual things, like hanging your head out the window or sitting on a fire escape.” –Scarlett Johansson

“I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank

“I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness.” – Karl Lagerfeld

“Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.” – Mark Twain

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”  – Audrey Hepburn

“Flawed, we’re truly interesting, truly memorable, and yes, truly beautiful.” ― Justina Chen Headley

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

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

“Do all the good you can and create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside. It is inner beauty which matters most.”  –  Dr. Anil Kumar Sinha

“Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” –  Thich Nhat Hanh

“Beauty’s voice speaks gently: it creeps only into the most awakened souls.”  – Friedrich Nietsze

“Beauty? To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to.” – Pablo Picasso

“Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick~ ass lipstick.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

“Beauty when most unclothed is clothed best.” – Phineas Fletcher

“Beauty surrounds us.” ― Rumi

“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.”― Edgar Allan Poe

“Beauty isn’t worth thinking about; what’s important is your mind. You don’t want a fifty~ dollar haircut on a fifty~ cent head.” – Garrison Keillor

“Beauty isn’t about having a pretty face. It is about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and most importantly a beautiful soul.” – Anonymous

“Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” – Zoe Kravitz

“Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Beauty is the shadow of God on the universe.” – Gabriela Mistral, Desolacíon

“Beauty is the purest feeling of the soul. Beauty arises when soul is satisfied.” ― Amit Ray

“Beauty is the illumination of your soul.”~  John O’Donohue

“Beauty is strangely various. There is the beauty of light and joy and strength exulting; but there is also the beauty of shade, of sorrow and sadness, and of humility oppressed.” – Arnold Bennett

“Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.” – John Ray

“Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly lies to the bone. Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own! Create and cultivate Inner Beauty that never fades away but grows and matures with Time!” – Deodatta V. Shenai~ Khatkhate

“Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.” – Dorothy Parker

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Beauty is not caused. It is.” ― Emily Dickinson

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.” – Miss Piggy

We each have our own definitions of  beauty

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

“Beauty is certainly a soft, smooth, slippery thing, and therefore of a nature which easily slips in and permeates our souls.” – Plato, Lysis

“Beauty is but a lease from nature.” – Edward Counsel, Maxims

“Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye.” – William Shakespeare

“Beauty is an attitude.” – Anonymous

“Beauty is about enhancing what you have. Let yourself shine through.” – Janelle Monae

“Beauty in a person is never how they appear, it is how they act.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Beauty has so many forms, and I think the most beautiful thing is confidence and loving yourself.”  –  Kiesza

“Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways. Yet it is never viewed with indifference: beauty demands to be noticed; it speaks to us directly like the voice of an intimate friend. If there are people who are indifferent to beauty, then it is surely because they do not perceive it.” – Roger Scruton, Beauty

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.“  – Coco Chanel

“Beauty awakens the soul to act.” – Dante Alighieri

“Beauty and folly are generally companions.” – Baltasar Gracian

“Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.” – Simone Weil

“Beauty – in projection and perceiving – is 99.9 percent attitude.” – Grey Livingston

“Be beautiful, be stylish, and love yourself.” – Karishma Tanna

“As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch, and experience.” – Wayne Dyer

“As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.”– Pablo Neruda

“Above all things physical, it is more important to be beautiful on the inside – to have a big heart and an open mind and a spectacular spleen.”– Ellen DeGeneres

“A beautiful soul has no other merit than its own existence.” – Friedrich von Schiller

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