Beauty and Ugliness

"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical."

Rating: 6.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Nothing can be beautiful which is not true."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies, for instance."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror."

Khalil Gibran
Khalil Gibran "The Prophet"

Rating: 5.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?"

Paul Gauguin
Paul Gauguin "Intimate Journals"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "The Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The less grace there is in the soul, the more ornament must be on the body."

Fulton John Sheen
Fulton John Sheen "Peace of Soul"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Once wealth and beauty are gone, there is always rural life."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Some people are better imagined in one's bed than found there in the morning."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beauty is only the promise of happiness."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript."

Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley "The Confessions of Aleister Crowley"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What is really beautiful must always be true."

Stendhal "Armance"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"An honest man may really love a pretty girl, but only an idiot marries her merely because she is pretty."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 8)

"The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before being defeated."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offers us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "Notebooks"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The grand style arises when beauty wins a victory over the monstrous."

Rating: 1.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A rose must remain with the sun and the rain or its lovely promise won't come true."

Ray Evans
Ray Evans "To Each His Own"

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every flower is a soul blossoming in Nature."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The human face is the organic seat of beauty."

Eliza Farnham
Eliza Farnham "Woman and Her Era"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is very fashionable for good-looking ladies to say how hard it is to be beautiful, but that's not true. There are times when it depresses and bothers me to see just how easy things are made for a beautiful woman."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Evil is something you recognize immediately you see it: it works through charm."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The ideal has many names, and beauty is but one of them."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Beauty is a fragile gift."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the coming woman."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love is a great beautifier."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"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."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If Jack's in love, he's no judge of Jill's beauty."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The loveliest of faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The key to education is the experience of beauty."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Personality is more important than beauty, but imagination is more important than both of them."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Glory to Women! They weave and entwine heavenly roses into an earthly life."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Beauty doesn't need ornaments. Softness can't bear the weight of ornaments."

Rating: 2.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom."

Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)