Quotes About Beauty

Men ought to be more conscious of their bodies as objects of delight.
Germaine Greer

I don’t like standard beauty.  There is no beauty without strangeness.
Karl Lagerfeld

How you lose or keep your hair depends on how wisely you choose your parents.
Edward R. Nida

Ah seen a man so ugly till they spread a sheet over his head at night so sleep could slip up on him.
Zora Neale Hurston

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.
John Donne

She walks in beauty, like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies; and all that’s best of dark and bright meet in her aspect and her eyes.
Lord Byron

What he hath scanted men in hair, he hath given them in wit.
William Shakespeare

Beauty: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Ambrose Bierce

No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
Oscar Wilde

My wife was too beautiful for words, but not for arguments.
John Barrymore

When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty...but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
R. Buckminster Fuller

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Francis Bacon

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
John Keats

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

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

Ask a toad what is beauty...He will answer that it is a female with two great round eyes coming out of her little head, a large flat mouth, a yellow belly, and a brown back.

A much more effective and lasting method of face-lifting than surgical technique is happy thinking, new interests, and outdoor exercise.
Sara Murray Jordan

I always say beauty is only sin deep.
Saki (H. H. Munro)

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

Anatomically speaking, a bust is here today and gone tomorrow.
Isabel Barnett

Beauty’s but skin deep.
John Davis of Hereford

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Margaret Wolfe Hungerford

None but the brave deserves the fair.
John Dryden



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