What are the TOP 10 beauty quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson?

  1. Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

  2. The line of beauty is the line of perfect economy.

  3. Beauty rests on necessities.

  4. As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.

  5. Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.

  6. Flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world.

  7. Tell them dear, that if eyes were made for seeing,Then beauty is its own excuse for being:Why thou wert there, O rival of the rose!I never sought to ask, I never knew:But, in my simple ignorance supposeThe selfsame power that brought me there brought you.

  8. We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many extremes.

  9. Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue. Every natural action is graceful; every heroic act is also decent, and causes the place and the bystanders to shine.

  10. A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.

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