Beauty and Ugliness

"Beauty is quite different from charm, beauty is what you notice in a woman, charm is when a woman notices you."

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Translations (like wives) are seldom strictly faithful if they are in the least attractive."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Small is beautiful."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"In the factory we make cosmetics; in the store we sell hope."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who only does not appreciate floral beauty is to be pitied like any other man who is born imperfect."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The true subject of science is the beauty of the world."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Beauty is power; a smile is its sword."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"What, when drunk, one sees in other women, one sees in Garbo sober."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture."

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "Philosophical Essays"

Rating: 2.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "Notebooks"

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You can't escape destiny if it has beautiful eyes."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are women who are not beautiful but only look that way."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The esthete stands in the same relation to beauty as the pornographer stands to love, and the politician stands to life."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Good is only beauty put into practice."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All gardeners live in beautiful places because they make them so."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Genius lasts longer than beauty."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well."

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Le Petit Prince"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beauty can pierce one like pain."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love and art do not embrace what is beautiful but what is made beautiful by this embrace."

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The awful thing is that beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and the devil are fighting there and the battlefield is the heart of man."

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky "The Brothers Karamazov"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love gives beauty to everything it touches."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes to the bone."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Human feeling is like the mighty rivers that bless the earth: it does not wait for beauty - it flows with resistless force and brings beauty with it."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Adam Bede"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)