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Beautiful Quotes

It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly. Oscar Wilde
The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy. Reverend Sean Parker Dennison, Ministrare, 2-10-05
Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock. John Barrymore
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people move our souls to dance. They awaken us to a new understanding with the passing whisper of their wisdom. Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon. They stay in our lives for awhile. Unknown
Summer afternoon - Summer afternoon... the two most beautiful words in the English language. Henry James
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt. Unknown
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart. Helen Keller
Sometimes I get bored riding down the beautiful streets of L.A. I know it sounds crazy, but I just want to go to New York and see people suffer. Donna Summer
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. B. B. King
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history therefore, we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone therefore, we are saved by love. Reinhold Niebuhr
Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. Mark A. Overby
She used to drag her mattress besider her low window and lie awake for a long while, vibrating with excitement, as a machine vibrates from speed. Life rushed in upon her through that window - or so it seemed. In reality, of course, life rushes from within, not from without. There is no work of art so big or so beautiful that is was not once all contained in some youthful body, like this one which lay on the floor in the moonlight, pulsing with ardor and anticipation. Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark
How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward. Spanish Proverb
The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen not touched... but felt in the heart. Hellen Keller
All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. James Russell Lowell
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper Beeches
I like a beautiful song that tells you terrible things. We all like bad news out of a pretty mouth. Tom Waits, Blood Money interviews
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them. Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time. Jean Cocteau
( quotes are updated each month )