Beauty quotes

Beauty is truth, truth beauty, – that is all

Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.  John Keats Ode on a Grecian Urn.

When I’m working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong. R. Buckminster Fuller

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

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

Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.  Simone Weil

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

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

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies, for example. John Ruskin

To me, Beauty is the wonder of wonders…It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.  Oscar Wilde

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. Confucius

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked. St. Augustine

Beauty is not caused. It is. Emily Dickinson

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.  Aldous Huxley

 From Shallow Hal:

Tony Robbins: Hal, don’t you think you’re being a bit shallow here in the way you look at women?

Hal: Well, no! You know, I’d like her to be into culture and shit, too.

Tony Robbins: Ok Hal, hypothetical situation; Which do you prefer, a girlfriend missing one breast or half a brain?

Hal: Hmmm, toughie. What about the remaining breast? Is it big?

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