Quotes about Beauty

  • “Beauty surrounds us.” – RumiPull Yourself Together Marilyn Monroe
  • “Beauty is the promise of happiness.” – Stendhal
  • “Beauty fades, dumb is forever.” – Judy Sheindlin
  • “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” – John Keats
  • “Beauty can be coaxed out of ugliness.” – Dr. SunWolf
  • “Close your eyes and see the beauty.” – Author Unknown
  • “Beauty comes in all sizes, not just size 5.” – Roseanne
  • “A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.“ – Karl Kraus
  • “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius
  • “As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.” – Simone Weil
  • “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” – Coco Chanel
  • “Beauty without grace is a hook without a bait.” – Ninon de l’Enclos
  • “People are more than just the way they look.” – Madeleine L’Engle
  • “Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” – Rosalind Russell
  • “Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.” – Oscar Wilde
  • “The most beautiful view is the one I share with you.” – Author Unknown
  • “Beauty in the flesh will continue to rule the world.” – Florenz Ziegfeld
  • “I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.” – Author Unknown
  • “Let us leave pretty women to men with no imagination.”  – Marcel Proust
  • “The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.” – Johann von Goethe
  • “Don’t let insecurity ruin the beauty you were born with.” – Author Unknown
  • “We need beauty because it makes us ache to be worthy of it.” – Mary Oliver
  • “What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – Scott Westerfeld
  • “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” – Khalil Gibran
  • “Beauty — in projection and perceiving — is 99.9% attitude.” – Grey Livingston
  • “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.” – Dorothy Parker
  • “Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.” – George W. Russell
  • “Inner beauty, too, needs occasionally to be told it is beautiful.” – Robert Brault
  • “It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” – Leo Tolstoy
  • “Nature didn’t need an operation to be beautiful. It just was.” – Scott Westerfeld
  • “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank
  • “The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.” – P.C. Cast, Betrayed
  • “Beauty… when you look into a woman’s eyes and see what is in her heart.” – Nate Dircks
  • “I don’t like standard beauty — there is no beauty without strangeness.” – Karl Lagerfeld
  • “By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  • “You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” – Amy Bloom
  • “Flawed, we’re truly interesting, truly memorable, and yes, truly beautiful.” – Justina Chen
  • “Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.” – Alice Walker
  • “The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys.” – Yukio Mishima
  • “I said pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” – Marilyn Monroe
  • “What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!” – Logan Pearsall Smith
  • “Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • “Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn’t mean it does not exist.” – Margaret Cho
  • “Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” – Sophia Loren
  • “In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.” – Christopher Morley
  • “Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.” – Markus Zusak
  • “the voice of beauty speaks softly; it creeps only into the most fully awakened souls” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.” – Gwyneth Paltrow
  • “Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.” – Ellen DeGeneres
  • “She’s kind of a walking poem, she’s this perfect beauty…but at the same time very deep, very smart.” – Johnny Depp
  • “It is a rare woman who can overcome her desire to remain pretty and allow herself to become beautiful.” – Robert Brault
  • “That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.” – Ninon de L’Enclos
  • “The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth.” – Albert Einstein
  • “Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.” – John Ruskin
  • “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson,
  • “Glamour is a shooting star, it catches your eye, but fades away, beauty is the sun always brilliant day after day.” – Mike Dolan
  • “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” – Maya Angelou
  • “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
  • “No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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
  • “Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” – Franz Kafka
  • “Do I love you because you’re beautiful, Or are you beautiful because I love you?” – Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella
  • “Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty — they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.” – Martin Buxbaum
  • “Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty.” – David Hume
  • “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
  • “For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.” – Sam Levenson
  • “Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.” – John Ruskin
  • “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
  • “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, The Snake Has All the Lines
  • “If 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.” – Mary Wollstonecraft
  • “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.” – Steve Maraboli
  • “But beauty is about finding the right fit, the most natural fit, To be perfect, you have to feel perfect about yourself — avoid trying to be something you’re not. For a goddess, that’s especially hard. We can change so easily.”- Aphrodite
  • “The misconception with a lot of girls is that it takes two to three hours to be beautiful. I always tell girls allow yourself 30 minutes so that you can really enjoy the process, so that you can get to know you in the morning before the world gets to know you.” – Tracy Balan,
  • “But even though she was attractive, there was something else about her that caught his eye. She was intelligent, he could sense that right away, and confident, too, as if she were able to move through life on her own terms. To him, these were the things that really mattered. Without them, beauty was nothing.” – Nicholas Sparks