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Beautiful Quotes

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
Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do. Katharine Hepburn
There are moods in which one feels the impulse to enter a tacit protest against too gross an appetite for pure aesthetics in this starving and sinning world. One turns half away, musingly, from certain beautiful useless things. Henry James
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared. Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802
Never let a beautiful woman pick your path for you when there is a man in her line of sight. Terry Goodkind
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
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Develop interest in life as you see it in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. Henry Miller
Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up. Unknown
I first saw President Reagan as a foot, highly polished brown cordovan wagging merrily on a hassock. I spied it through the door. It was a beautiful foot, sleek. Such casual elegance and clean lines! But not a big foot, not formidable, maybe a little ...frail. I imagined cradling it in my arms, protecting it from unsmooth roads. Peggy Noonan, speechwriter for the Reagan administration
You are the most beautiful girl that has ever lived, and it is worth dying to have kissed you. Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)
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
Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique. Anon.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. B. B. King
The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. Frank Lloyd Wright
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
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
The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. T.H. Buxley
Every answer asks a more beautiful question e e cummings
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. Ralph Waldo Emerson
( quotes are updated each month )