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Beautiful Quotes

I had always loved beautiful and artistic things, though before leaving America I had had a very little chance of seeing any. Emma Albani
The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. T.H. Buxley
Yer beautiful in yer wrath! I shall keep you, and in responding to my passions, yer hatred will kindle into love. John Wayne, (as Genghis Kahn to Susan Hayward in the move The Conqueror) 1956
The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life.... The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds -- how many human aspirations are realised in their free, holiday-lives -- and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song John Burroughs
It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them. George Eliot
Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life. James F. Byrnes
Truth is beautiful and divine no matter how humble its origin. Michael Pupin
Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life, it is life itself. Henry Havelock Ellis
Everything beautiful has its moment and then passes away. Cernuda y Bidon Luis Cernuda
The great tragedy of science -- the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. Thomas Huxley
It is one of the beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to be kind to another, without helping himself. Bailey
How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression. D. H. Lawrence
There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl. Joan Rivers
Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium. Henry W. Fowler
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt. Unknown
Of all the beautiful truths pertaining to the soul None is more gladdening or fruitful than to know You can regenerate and make yourself what you will. William James
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. B. B. King
May your service of love a beautiful thing want nothing else, fear nothing else and let love be free to become what love truly is. Hadewijch of Antwerp
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together. Richard Milhous Nixon
What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine. Susan Sontag
( quotes are updated each month )