Category Archives: Beauty One Liners

There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect

What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!

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

Had the price of looking been blindness, I would have looked

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.

Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.

Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse… Read more »

We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many… Read more »

Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.

The first question I ask myself when something doesn’t seem to be beautiful is why do I think it’s not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no… Read more »

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.

I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may – light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.

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

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.