Beautiful Quotes

Beautiful Quotes, Sayings & Quotations

Part 1. Best beautiful quotes ever

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Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come. Zig Ziglar, author

Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about. Marilyn Monroe, actress

Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration Pat Conroy, author

I actually think sadness and darkness can be very beautiful and healing. Duncan Sheik, musician

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Kissing - and I mean like, yummy, smacking kissing - is the most delicious, most beautiful and passionate thing that two people can do, bar none. Better than sex, hands down. Drew Barrymore, actress

You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake... This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

Art is the most beautiful of all lies. Claude Debussy, composer

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. Alice Walker, author

What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

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Death isn't beautiful. Near-death however is gorgeous. Brandon A. Trean,

You're like a grey sky. You're beautiful, even though you don't want to be. Jasmine Warga,

A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there. Unknown,

Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration Pat Conroy, author

No one in the world ever gets what they want and that is beautiful. Ernest Cline,

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come. Zig Ziglar, author

The two most beautiful words in the English language are cheque enclosed Dorothy Parker, poet

The empowered woman is powerful beyond measure & beautiful beyond description. Steve Maraboli, speaker

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. Amy Bloom,

The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

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inspirational quotes

Beautiful inspirational quotes to lift your mood.

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Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come. Zig Ziglar, author

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things quotes

Quotes about the most beautiful things in world.

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I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy. Steve Martin, comedian

I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person's life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one. Penelope Lively, author

Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things like a double cheeseburger. Channing Tatum, actor

To me, a building - if it's beautiful - is the love of one man, he's made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that. Martha Graham, dancer

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance. John Ruskin, writer

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes. Andre Gide, novelist

You've got a beautiful country with so many beautiful people and so many beautiful things happening and stuff like that lets it down. I feel sad for them. Robbie Williams, musician

One of the most beautiful things in the world I've ever seen or heard is people laughing, even when there seems to be so little reason for them to laugh. D. L. Hughley, actor

There are so many things I'd like to change in the industry. Everything from the reliance of style over substance to their reluctance to hire me for big budget blockbusters, but the thing I would love most would be if they understood people don't have to be Hollywood beautiful to be sexy or interesting. Colin Mochrie, actor

It's not like I want to hop on a bandwagon, because I said it 15 years ago - bringing a child into your life who is not genetically yours is one of the most beautiful things you can do. But I'm also interested in having my own baby, too. Tyra Banks, model

As for the herbal cigarettes, for the most part I don't smoke as much as the guys do. I'm usually just strutting around a bit more so I don't actually have to be inhaling it. I'm lucky because I do have scenes where the cigarettes work beautifully to punctuate certain things I'm saying. Christina Hendricks, actress

That's the way I do things when I want to celebrate, I always plant a tree. And so I got an indigenous tree, called Nandi flame, it has this beautiful red flowers. When it is in flower it is like it is in flame. Wangari Maathai, activist

I will say a lot of dancers do such beautiful things for their body and then they smoke a cigarette. I've never been a smoker, but I realized after taking yoga . . . in ballet you're not encouraged to do a lot of breathing. I think in a weird way, a lot of dancers find relief in actually breathing. Elizabeth Berkley, actress

One of the most amazing things about mathematics is the people who do math aren't usually interested in application, because mathematics itself is truly a beautiful art form. It's structures and patterns, and that's what we love, and that's what we get off on. Danica McKellar, actress

It used to bother me - having bigger, fuller brows. I even plucked them once so I'd fit in, but I hated them and couldn't wait for them to grow back. Now I embrace them. I realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful. Lily Collins, actress

If Copenhagen were a person, that person would be generous, beautiful, elderly, but with a flair. A human being that has certain propensities for quarrelling, filled with imagination and with appetite for the new and with respect for the old - somebody who takes good care of things and of people. Connie Nielsen, actress

I want to be part of the resurgence of things that are tangible, beautiful and soulful, rather than just give in to the digital age. But when I talk to people about this they just say, 'Yeah, I know what you mean,' and stare at their mobiles. Jack White, musician

I've always loved the word blunderbuss. I've always thought that it was a beautiful word and that it could mean several different things. Jack White, musician

Blue jeans are the most beautiful things since the gondola. Diana Vreeland, editor

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup. Sara Teasdale, author

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nature quotes

Quotes about he beauty of nature and all the natural beauty around us.

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Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration Pat Conroy, author

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. Alice Walker, author

Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous. Leonardo da Vinci, artist

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift. Albert Einstein, physicist

The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. Henri Poincare, mathematician

The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man. Erich Fromm, psychologist

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. Walt Whitman, poet

By its very nature the beautiful is isolated from everything else. From beauty no road leads to reality. Hannah Arendt, historian

If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living. Henri Poincare, mathematician

I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream. Vincent Van Gogh, painter

A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art. Louis Nizer, lawyer

There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature. Claude Debussy, composer

That the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent sights in Nature, all admit. John Joly, scientist

I am a big fan of vampires. I've always been obsessed with the genre, and the beautiful romanticism and erotic kind of nature of the immortal being, the undead who lives on human blood. Alex O'Loughlin, actor

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup. Sara Teasdale, author

Nature is the most beautiful thing we have. It's better than art because it's from the creator. Olivia Newton-John, musician

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony. Benjamin Britten, composer

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing. Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. Harry Crews, novelist

To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth. Auguste Rodin, sculptor

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Quotes about life

Life is beautiful quotes about all the beauty that exist.

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Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about. Marilyn Monroe, actress

You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake... This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - gently, with love, and hand your life back to you. Tennessee Williams, dramatist

I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person's life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one. Penelope Lively, author

Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things like a double cheeseburger. Channing Tatum, actor

If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living. Henri Poincare, mathematician

I'm a sci-fi girl. If I can have anything in life, I'd want tons of great science-fiction movies and stories. It's so progressive, beautiful, and imaginative. Zoe Saldana, actress

I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. John Constable, artist

The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion. Herman Hesse, author

It's not like I want to hop on a bandwagon, because I said it 15 years ago - bringing a child into your life who is not genetically yours is one of the most beautiful things you can do. But I'm also interested in having my own baby, too. Tyra Banks, model

When I grew older and awkward, when my parents divorced and life had gone all to hell, Demetrie stood me at the wardrobe mirror and told me over and over, 'You are beautiful. You are smart. You are important.' It was an incredible gift to give a child who thinks nothing of herself. Kathryn Stockett, novelist

I have a really beautiful life right now, so there is no reason to be hostile. I'm a husband, a father and a man who tries to do the right thing in life and in my work. Ice Cube, musician

There's a lot of single black women who did the best that they could and that's a beautiful thing, but they don't know how necessary a father is in a kid's life and how much guys miss that deep down inside. LL Cool J, musician

I've had a fairy tale life. I had a perfect family, a beautiful childhood, an incredible upbringing. I lived a lot of life but a lot of good life. John Stamos, actor

I have lived a life that has been beautiful and painful at some moments. But I am convinced others can learn how to control a certain kind of rage that bubbles up in many Americans, particularly, but not limited to, women, blacks, and other minorities. Jayson Blair, journalist

It's just kind of empowering when you become a mother. You just get overwhelmed with this new confidence and you feel really in control of your life. It's been beautiful. Nelly Furtado, musician

It is one of the beautiful compensations in this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives... But up close a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern. Ursula K. Le Guin, writer

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup. Sara Teasdale, author

Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever. Isak Dinesen, writer

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Quotes about woman

Beautiful woman quotes for those ladies who need it most.

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I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person's life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one. Penelope Lively, author

The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you. Norman Mailer, novelist

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment. Carl Jung, psychologist

I look up to my mom. She's a beautiful woman. Leighton Meester, actress

Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming one? A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you. Adlai E. Stevenson, politician

The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener. George Balanchine, dancer

Give us that grand word "woman" once again, and let's have done with "lady"; one's a term full of fine force, strong, beautiful, and firm, fit for the noblest use of tongue or pen; and one's a word for lackeys. Ella Wheeler Wilcox, writer

When a woman isn't beautiful, people always say, 'You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.' Anton Chekhov, dramatist

To sleep around is absolutely wrong for a woman; it's degrading and it completely ruins her personality. Sooner or later it will destroy all that is feminine and beautiful and idealistic in her. Barbara Cartland, novelist

I have the insecurities of any actress, I suppose of any woman. Even the most beautiful ones feel unhappy. Look at Bardot: she was suicidal. But I like to play with the camera. I like to ham it up. Chloe Sevigny, actress

First I made a dress because I was pregnant and I wanted to be the most beautiful pregnant woman. Then I made a sweater because I wanted to have one that wasn't like anyone else's. Sonia Rykiel, designer

I just see myself as just an ordinary chick from Florida, not some beautiful woman. Jennifer Sky, actress

When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers, it is not so much because they think she is beautiful, it is because she has told them they are handsome. Jean Giraudoux, dramatist

There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me. John Erskine, poet

The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs. Marlene Dietrich, actress

Ava Gardner was the most beautiful woman in the world, and it's wonderful that she didn't cut up her face. She addressed aging by picking up her chin and receiving the light in a better way. And she looked like a woman. She never tried to look like a girl. Sharon Stone, actress

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. Jacqueline Bisset, actress

To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful. William Butler Yeats, poet

Being a celebrity is probably the closest to being a beautiful woman as you can get. Kevin Costner, actor

Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat. Russell Crowe, actor

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Quotes about world

Quotes about the beauty of our world.

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We must believe that it is the darkest before the dawn of a beautiful new world. We will see it when we believe it. Saul Alinsky, activist

I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else. Marilyn Monroe, actress

The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you. Norman Mailer, novelist

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world. Jean-Luc Godard, director

Bring love and peace and happiness and beautiful lives into the world in my honor. Thank you. Love you. Aron Ralston, celebrity

God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world. Paul Dirac, physicist

The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself. Wallace Stevens, poet

All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. James Russell Lowell, poet

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance. John Ruskin, writer

Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect

One of the most beautiful things in the world I've ever seen or heard is people laughing, even when there seems to be so little reason for them to laugh. D. L. Hughley, actor

I just feel happy to be in America, like I said, it's the most beautiful country in the world. Ahmed Ali,

It's difficult to believe in yourself because the idea of self is an artificial construction. You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. Everything beautiful in the world is within you. Russell Brand, comedian

Is it just me, or is the world full of beautiful women? Robbie Coltraine, actor

I have six sisters and two beautiful daughters - that's eight women who mean the world to me. I support the Entertainment Industry Foundation and Lee National Denim Day because they fund programs that are making huge strides in breast cancer research and support. Felicity Huffman, actress

I have a huge Lego collection - I have a really big Lego collection. We're talking pretty darn large. I also have a huge collection of original stainless steel Thomas the Tank Engine train toys. Beautiful little trains; they're my favorite thing in the world. Callan McAuliffe, actor

Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect

I regard a great ad as the most beautiful thing in the world. Leo Burnett, businessman

If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives... But up close a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern. Ursula K. Le Guin, writer

For me, a hearty "belly laugh" is one of the beautiful sounds in the world. Bennett Cerf, journalist

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Quotes about love

Most beautiful love quotes.

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Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - gently, with love, and hand your life back to you. Tennessee Williams, dramatist

God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love. Martin Farquhar Tupper, writer

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. Mother Teresa, leader

Bring love and peace and happiness and beautiful lives into the world in my honor. Thank you. Love you. Aron Ralston, celebrity

We make the kind of movies we like to watch. I love to laugh. I love to be amazed by how beautiful it is. But I also love to be moved to tears. There's lots of heart in our films. John Lasseter, director

To me, a building - if it's beautiful - is the love of one man, he's made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that. Martha Graham, dancer

My apartment complex has a pool. I love it out here. The mountains are beautiful. It's totally different from the place I used to live. I like the heat - the only thing I would change is have the ocean, or a big body of water close by. Ryan Sypek, actor

There are so many things I'd like to change in the industry. Everything from the reliance of style over substance to their reluctance to hire me for big budget blockbusters, but the thing I would love most would be if they understood people don't have to be Hollywood beautiful to be sexy or interesting. Colin Mochrie, actor

People who don't like me talk about it as though I'm trash because I have tattoos. I find that insane because it's 2008, not the 1950s. Tattoos aren't limited to sailors. It's a form of art I find beautiful. I love it. Megan Fox, actress

When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again, I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected. Orlando Bloom, actor

I love listening to Radio Head's 'Everything in its Right Place' because it's all major chords, it makes you feel really good. It's soothing, it's got a beautiful voice, crazy textures. When I'm down I listen to that song and it really makes me feel good. Casey Abrams, musician

I'm very flower-like. I love classical music. I go to ballet and I cry. There's nothing so beautiful. Michael Gambon, actor

I cannot believe how much I love my kid. It's a beautiful thing. Scott Baio, actor

My health is wonderful. I work out. I'm working. Playing music. I have a beautiful wife, a nice home, a nice car, I got money in the bank. I got three beautiful dogs that love me. Like I said, I'm blessed. I survived. Steven Adler, musician

When you are happy and in love and when you have children, then maybe you are beautiful. Emmanuelle Beart, actress

One of the most amazing things about mathematics is the people who do math aren't usually interested in application, because mathematics itself is truly a beautiful art form. It's structures and patterns, and that's what we love, and that's what we get off on. Danica McKellar, actress

To me, natural, healthy looking skin is really beautiful. With a little concealer, eyeshadow, liner, gloss and bronzer, I love my lighter makeup look. I've saved so much money on facials! Giuliana Rancic, journalist

I love beautiful wood. Billy Mays, businessman

From the moment this baby came into our home, those two dogs have never been more in love. It's the most beautiful thing I've ever witnessed. People keep saying, 'Oh, you're a single mom.' I'm like, 'Actually, I'm not. I've got two boys helping.' Charlize Theron, actress

Big dress, cocktails, party - I love that. It is my work, but my work allow me to have glamour, to wear beautiful and amazing dresses, to go to big ceremonies. Paz Vega, actress

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Quotes about wonderful

Beautiful quotes about most wonderful things in life.

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I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year. That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors... It's incredibly romantic. Brooke Burke, model

My health is wonderful. I work out. I'm working. Playing music. I have a beautiful wife, a nice home, a nice car, I got money in the bank. I got three beautiful dogs that love me. Like I said, I'm blessed. I survived. Steven Adler, musician

Most people have excellent necks. Now they cover them with curtains, which is kind of ridiculous. But there are some beautiful necklines that you can cut into and create wonderful backs, as well as bone structure for the face. Vidal Sassoon, businessman

Anything that we think is incredible and beautiful and wonderful, we ascribe to something that we don't know what it is. Chris Martin, musician

God comes to us in theater in the way we communicate with each other, whether it be a symphony orchestra, or a wonderful ballet, or a beautiful painting, or a play. It's a way of expressing our humanity. Julie Harris, actress

Ava Gardner was the most beautiful woman in the world, and it's wonderful that she didn't cut up her face. She addressed aging by picking up her chin and receiving the light in a better way. And she looked like a woman. She never tried to look like a girl. Sharon Stone, actress

Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat. Russell Crowe, actor

And there is a beautiful thing which is wonderful, to look like a woman, not a green bean. Laetitia Casta, model

People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure. David Attenborough, journalist

To me rites of passage through life, that's a wonderful, beautiful thing. Lance Henriksen, actor

My dad had this philosophy that if you tell children they're beautiful and wonderful then they believe it, and they will be. So I never thought I was unattractive. But I was never one of the girls at school who had lots of boyfriends. Emily Mortimer, actress

I got married about three years ago again to a wonderful German woman. Her name is Monika and she is beautiful. She is one of the biggest women Zappa fans I have ever met in my life. Jimmy Carl Black, musician

It was a beautiful experience for her, the experience that she had that she confesses. It wasn't dirty and it wasn't horrible and wasn't shattering. It was a wonderful, liberating experience. Andrew McCarthy, actor

The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes. David Rockefeller, businessman

I phoned Joe Roth, who was head of the studio at the time, and told him how beautiful the film was, and that I was fully ready to support it, that Michael's work was wonderful and I imagined that Daniel would feel the same. He listened quietly and read between the lines. Madeleine Stowe, actress

The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film. Rainer W. Fassbinder,

We have four beautiful children and some wonderful memories. Damon Wayans, comedian

All actors do that. Should do that and do that. For the most part. I say all actors. I'm exaggerating, but you know who does and who doesn't. Vince is a wonderful young actor who knows his work and did a beautiful job on this film. Harvey Keitel, actor

Other than motherhood, the eight years that I spent at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, I have incredibly fond memories of. It's a beautiful place, with four seasons up in Wisconsin. And really wonderful people. Laurel Clark, astronaut

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Author quotes

Quotes from famous authors.

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Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come. Zig Ziglar, author

Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration Pat Conroy, author

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. Alice Walker, author

To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful. Victor Hugo, author

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution. J. K. Rowling, author

The beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand. Victor Hugo, author

Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony. Horace Walpole, author

I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance can often direct a person's life; things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one. Penelope Lively, author

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past. Virginia Woolf, author

What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine. Susan Sontag, author

The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion. Herman Hesse, author

It's difficult to speak with beautiful people. No matter how hard you try to pretend otherwise, you still want them to like you. Doug Coupland, author

I'm looking for a way out of here. I can't have it physically, so I'm going to have it intellectually. It was a beautiful thing to ride Seabiscuit in my imagination. And it's just fantastic to be there alongside Louie as he's breaking the NCAA mile record. People at these vigorous moments in their lives - it's my way of living vicariously. Laura Hillenbrand, author

The truth is that Oxford is simply a very beautiful city in which it is convenient to segregate a certain number of the young of the nation while they are growing up. Evelyn Waugh, author

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup. Sara Teasdale, author

What is the most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine. Susan Sontag, author

How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. John Burroughs, author

Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty. Margot Asquith, author

American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it. James A. Baldwin, author

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. Henry David Thoreau, author

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Philosopher quotes

Quotes from famous philosophers.

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What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions. Lao Tzu, philosopher

Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object. Albert Camus, philosopher

To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way. Plato, philosopher

Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

The beautiful cannot be the way to what is useful, or to what is good, or to what is holy; it leads only to itself. Victor Cousin, philosopher

Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful; if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving. George Henry Lewes, philosopher

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Poet quotes

Quotes from famous poets.

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Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted. Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. Walt Whitman, poet

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

I heard the old, old, men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away, like the waters.' William Butler Yeats, poet

The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself. Wallace Stevens, poet

All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. James Russell Lowell, poet

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. Ovid, poet

A horse is the projection of peoples' dreams about themselves - strong, powerful, beautiful - and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence. Pam Brown, poet

Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet

It is one of the beautiful compensations in this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me. John Erskine, poet

To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful. William Butler Yeats, poet

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing. Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet

There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see. John Masefield, poet

And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will. Ezra Pound, poet

The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time. William Butler Yeats, poet

Clarity, clarity, surely clarity is the most beautiful thing in the world, A limited, limiting clarity I have not and never did have any motive of poetry But to achieve clarity. George Oppen, poet

Our time here is magic! It's the only space you have to realize whatever it is that is beautiful, whatever is true, whatever is great, whatever is potential, whatever is rare, whatever is unique, in. It's the only space. Ben Okri, poet

Not for a moment, beautiful aged Walt Whitman, have I failed to see your beard full of butterflies. Federico Garcia Lorca, poet

Yes, the work comes out more beautiful from a material that resists the process, verse, marble, onyx, or enamel. Theophile Gautier, poet

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Artist quotes

Quotes from famous artists.

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Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous. Leonardo da Vinci, artist

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own. Andy Warhol, artist

I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. John Constable, artist

I have to accept my role. I will never kill myself like Vincent Van Gogh. Nor will I paint beautiful water lilies like Monet. I can't do that. I'm in the idiot role of being a kiddie book person. Maurice Sendak, artist

If to the viewer's eyes, my world appears less beautiful than his, I'm to be pitied and the viewer praised. Rockwell Kent, artist

That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe. John Berger, artist

Art is exalted above religion and race. Not a single solitary soul these days believes in the religions of the Assyrians, the Egyptians and the Greeks... Only their art, whenever it was beautiful, stands proud and exalted, rising above all time. Emil Nolde, artist

The beautiful is in nature, and it is encountered under the most diverse forms of reality. Once it is found it belongs to art, or rather to the artist who discovers it. Gustave Courbet, artist

I'm not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I've seen is beautiful. Otto Dix, artist

A simple idea. And the man that worked on it, Mike Gabriel, doubled the value. Beautiful job. I should say triple. We have others like that, but, unfortunately, shorts, which are my favorite approach, are economically of no value. Joe Grant, artist

One really beautiful wrist motion, that is synchronised with your head and heart, and you have it. It looks as if it were born in a minute. Helen Frankenthaler, artist

I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC. These are huts built out of mammoth bones. These buildings were beautifully made, from the bones of the body into shelter. Ben Nicholson, artist

Politics are beautiful. They enable a community to live collectively with one another. It's not about stabbing each other in the back; it's about enabling people to reach their dreams and pursue happiness. Ben Nicholson, artist

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German quotes

Quotes from German authors

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I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave. Manfred von Richthofen, aviator

An art aims, above all, at producing something beautiful which affects not our feelings but the organ of pure contemplation, our imagination. Eduard Hanslick, writer

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift. Albert Einstein, physicist

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us. Martin Luther, monk

Grant that the true organ with which the beautiful is apprehended is the imagination, and it follows that all arts are likely to affect the feelings indirectly. Eduard Hanslick, writer

By its very nature the beautiful is isolated from everything else. From beauty no road leads to reality. Hannah Arendt, historian

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. Albert Einstein, physicist

I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony. Leni Riefenstahl, director

The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion. Herman Hesse, author

Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens. Eduard Hanslick, writer

I set about seeking a thread, a theme, a style, in the realm of legend. Something that might allow me to give free rein to my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image. Leni Riefenstahl, director

The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play. Richard Strauss, composer

Art is exalted above religion and race. Not a single solitary soul these days believes in the religions of the Assyrians, the Egyptians and the Greeks... Only their art, whenever it was beautiful, stands proud and exalted, rising above all time. Emil Nolde, artist

Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise. Karl Rahner, theologian

I'm not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I've seen is beautiful. Otto Dix, artist

I have one of the most beautiful places in the world in Orange County. That's a great place to live. Thomas Dooley, athlete

Many of the critics today get airline tickets, hotel accommodation, bags, beautiful photographs, gifts and other expenses paid by the distributors, and then are supposed to write serious articles about the movie. Wim Wenders, director

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Canadian quotes

Quotes from Canadian authors.

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I still can't believe I won the Olympics. That's what I feel right now - completely alive as a human being. It's a really beautiful moment. Clara Hughes, athlete

I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, 'Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.' Jim Carrey, comedian

It's difficult to speak with beautiful people. No matter how hard you try to pretend otherwise, you still want them to like you. Doug Coupland, author

We have a beautiful program which is audacious and I really want us all to roll up our sleeves and to work at making it a success. Pauline Marois, politician

It's just kind of empowering when you become a mother. You just get overwhelmed with this new confidence and you feel really in control of your life. It's been beautiful. Nelly Furtado, musician

The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone. Yousuf Karsh, photographer

It was God who made me so beautiful. If I weren't, then I'd be a teacher. Linda Evangelista, model

Time is a beautiful thing. It's like when you meet an old lover on the street six years later and they don't look so ugly anymore. Sarah McLachlan, musician

I think I had a more European outlook about the body and sex. The body is in no way dirty, and sex is something beautiful to give to and share with a lover. It has nothing to do with promiscuity, because I only believe in being in love with one man at a time. Dorothy Stratten, celebrity

Writing is far too hard work to say what someone else wants me to. Serving it as a craft, using it as a way of growing in my own understanding, seems to me to be a beautiful way to live. And if that product is shareable with other people, so much the better. Jane Rule, author

Maybe our young people are not as vacuous as we would like to lead ourselves to believe - that all they're interested in is hairdos and looking at other beautiful people. Maybe they're interested in learning something. David James Elliott, actor

ordinary eternal machinery, like the grinding of the stars Leonard Cohen, musician

With the requests of some he complied, and has published a discourse, delivered before the Society for recovering drowned persons, which may be justly pronounced one of the most beautiful and interesting sermons in the English language. John Strachan, clergyman

Nothing beats having this beautiful child look at me and say mum. I get soppy all the time. Nicole Appleton, musician

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French quotes

Quotes from French authors.

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Art is the most beautiful of all lies. Claude Debussy, composer

A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn. Claude Debussy, composer

To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful. Victor Hugo, author

What is really beautiful must always be true. Stendhal, writer

The beautiful has but one type, the ugly has a thousand. Victor Hugo, author

The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. Henri Poincare, mathematician

If I were to agree to write the music for your beautiful poem, it would tie your poem up for some years as I have agreements and obligations which I must respect. Jules Massenet, composer

The beautiful remains so in ugly surroundings. Malcolm De Chazal, writer

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world. Jean-Luc Godard, director

If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living. Henri Poincare, mathematician

What is the beautiful, if not the impossible. Gustave Flaubert, novelist

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes. Andre Gide, novelist

There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature. Claude Debussy, composer

I have no fear of being less beautiful, I've always been afraid of not being beautiful. Isabelle Adjani, actress

When people say 'You're so beautiful' it makes me want to kill myself! As an actress you want to be seen for what you do, for the characters you can play, otherwise I'd be a model. Eva Green, actress

Beauty is not something you can count on. Usually, when people say you are beautiful, it is when there is a harmony between the inside and the outside. Emmanuelle Beart, actress

When you are happy and in love and when you have children, then maybe you are beautiful. Emmanuelle Beart, actress

First I made a dress because I was pregnant and I wanted to be the most beautiful pregnant woman. Then I made a sweater because I wanted to have one that wasn't like anyone else's. Sonia Rykiel, designer

People said making clothes inside out was not proper. I disagreed, because clothes that are inside out are as beautiful as a cathedral. Sonia Rykiel, designer

The idea of a soulmate is beautiful and very romantic to talk about it in a movie or a song, but in reality, I find it scary. Vanessa Paradis, musician

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Spanish quotes

Quotes from Spanish authors.

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Big dress, cocktails, party - I love that. It is my work, but my work allow me to have glamour, to wear beautiful and amazing dresses, to go to big ceremonies. Paz Vega, actress

The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees. Andres Segovia, musician

I mean, the Constitution of this country was written 200 years ago. The house I was living in in Madrid is 350 years old! America is still a project, and you guys are working on it and bringing new things to it every day. That is beautiful to watch. Antonio Banderas, actor

Not for a moment, beautiful aged Walt Whitman, have I failed to see your beard full of butterflies. Federico Garcia Lorca, poet

Everything beautiful has its moment and then passes away. Luis Cernuda, poet

To be free and to live a free life - that is the most beautiful thing there is. Miguel Indurain, athlete

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Drew Barrymore quotes

Beautiful Quotes by American actress Drew Barrymore.

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Kissing - and I mean like, yummy, smacking kissing - is the most delicious, most beautiful and passionate thing that two people can do, bar none. Better than sex, hands down. Drew Barrymore, actress

When I lay my head on the pillow at night I can say I was a decent person today. That's when I feel beautiful. Drew Barrymore, actress

Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves. Drew Barrymore, actress

Kisses, even to the air, are beautiful. Drew Barrymore, actress

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Nelson Mandela quotes

Beautiful Quotes by South African leader Nelson Mandela.

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If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness. Nelson Mandela, statesman

Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another. Nelson Mandela, statesman

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Barbra Streisand quotes

Beautiful Quotes by American singer Barbra Streisand.

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I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven. Barbra Streisand, actress

I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven. Barbra Streisand, actress

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Eva Herzigova quotes

Beautiful Quotes by Czech supermodel Eva Herzigova.

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For me, it's a compliment to be compared with Marilyn, the unforgettable actress, the most beautiful one of all. But, curves aside, we have very little in common. Eva Herzigova, model

But I also like to shower my parents with presents. I bought them a beautiful car and a house. Eva Herzigova, model

My dream is to have a beautiful old house in Monaco. Eva Herzigova, model

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Helen Keller quotes

Beautiful Quotes by American author Helen Keller.

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Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same. Helen Keller, author

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Marlene Dietrich quotes

Beautiful Quotes by German actress Marlene Dietrich.

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The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs. Marlene Dietrich, actress

Darling, the legs aren't so beautiful, I just know what to do with them. Marlene Dietrich, actress

I had no desire to be an film actress, to always play somebody else, to be always beautiful with somebody constantly straightening out your every eyelash. It was always a big bother to me. Marlene Dietrich, actress

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Part 7. Conclusion.

Best of 685 Beautiful Quotes. Change yourself or change the world with positive and inspirational quotes about change. Some are about life, people , love and time, while others can be very different.


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Part 1
Best Beautiful quotes
Top Beautiful picture quotes
New Beautiful quotes

Part 2
Beautiful Quotes That ARE...
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Things
Nature

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Beautiful Quotes About
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Woman
World
Love
Wonderful

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Beautiful Quotes By ...
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Part 5
Beautiful Quotes From ...
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Canadian
French
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Beautiful Quotes by Famous Authors
Drew Barrymore
Nelson Mandela
Barbra Streisand
Eva Herzigova
Helen Keller
Marlene Dietrich

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