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Famous Quotes about Beauty

Beauty is one of the many wonders of the world and one of the true great reasons to wake up every morning. The trees, grass, tall buildings, and seeing beautiful people is what makes life worth living.

Below are some quotes from famous persons about beauty and it's ever-importance (or not) in the world.

A quote by Redd Foxx
A quote with a Harpo Marx picture.
Things are beautiful if you love them.
Jean Anouilh
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Francis Bacon
It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast.
Julie Burchill
Beauty's but skin deep.
John Davies
Fair Faces need no Paint.
Thomas Fuller
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Margaret Hungerford
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
John Keats
There are women who are not beautiful but only look that way.
Karl Kraus
Beauty is the flower of virtue.
Plutarch
In each person I catch the fleeting suggestion of something beautiful and swear eternal friendship with that.
George Santayana
I always say beauty is only sin deep.
Saki
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.
John Ruskin
It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hoe in a stained-glass window.
Raymond Chandler
Everything on earth [is] beautiful, everything, except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purpose of life and our own human dignity.
Anton Chekhov
The highest Beauty should be plain set.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All high beauty has a moral element in it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face.
Kahlil Gibran
Beautiful is greater than Good, for it includes the Good.
Goethe
Beauty is no quality in things themselves: it exists merely in the mind which contemplates them.
David Hume
Some beautiful things are more impressive when left imperfect than when too highly finished.
La Rochefoucauld
The good is the beautiful.
Plato