90 Beauty Standard Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of beauty standard quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about standards of beauty.

Top 10 Beauty Standard Quotes (BEST)

  1. There is not one standard definition of beauty or one perfect size. — Ashley Graham
  2. If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness. — Rodney Dangerfield
  3. 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
  4. If tomorrow, women woke up and decided they really liked their bodies, just think how many industries would go out of business. — Gail Dines
  5. There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting. — John Kenneth Galbraith
  6. Her beauty cannot be measured with standards of a colonized mind — Meshell Ndegeocello
  7. I don't like standard beauty - there is no beauty without strangeness. — Karl Lagerfeld
  8. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. — Jacqueline Bisset
  9. People from different cultures have different definitions for beauty. Isn't that sad to judge others with our standards... rather than appreciate them? — Mizuki Nomura
  10. to "set the standard for beauty in classical and modem cookery, and attest to the distant future that the French chefs of the 19th century were the most famous in the world. — Marie-Antoine Careme

Short Beauty Standard Quotes

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  • I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard. — Karl Lagerfeld
  • Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. — Naomi Wolf
  • The standard of beauty is not definite. We define it. — Shamcey Supsup
  • In God's eyes all children are beautiful but here on earth we have higher standards. — Stephen Colbert
  • By today's beauty standards, of course, Marilyn Monroe was an oil tanker. — Dave Barry
Beauty standard quote Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

What Is Beauty Quotes

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It's the beauty within us that makes it possible for us to recognize the beauty around us. The question is not what you look at but what you see. — Henry David Thoreau

It is our own mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thought make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds. Learn to see things in the proper light. — Swami Vivekananda

What matters is not your outward appearance. . . but your inner disposition. Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle gracious kind that God delights in. — Saint Peter

Beauty standard quote Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
Beautiful things don't ask for attention.

There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can't. What you've got to do is turn around and say "Watch me." — Layne Beachley

Don't ever let the media tell you what your body is supposed look like. You're beautiful the way you are. Stay beautiful, keep it ugly. — Gerard Way

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What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Beauty standard quote Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pret
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.

Everything on earth is beautiful, everything -- except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purposes of life and our own human dignity. — Anton Chekhov

Look at light and admire its beauty. Close your eyes, and then look again: what you saw is no longer there; and what you will see later is not yet. — Leonardo da Vinci

What I treasure most in life is being able to dream. During my most difficult moments and complex situations I have been able to dream of a more beautiful future. — Rigoberta Menchu

When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them. — Marilyn Monroe

Standards Of Beauty Quotes

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Our concept of beauty is taken from Hollywood, which is anti-black. We don't see ourselves as beautiful in most cases. Although we are naturally one of the most beautiful peoples out there, we don't see it. We don't get the point. Hollywood sets the standards. — John Henrik Clarke

I'm proud of my body. My body weight will always be something I'll struggle with for the rest of my life, but I'm finally in a good place and learning to love me for me, and not somebody else's standards. — Khloe Kardashian

Women who stay true to themselves are always more interesting and beautiful to me: women like Frida Kahlo, Georgia O'Keeffe and Anna Magnani - women who have style, chic, allure and elegance. They didn't submit to any standard of beauty - they defined it. — Isabella Rossellini

Beauty standard quote Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.
Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.

Production and consumption are the nipples of modern society. Thus suckled, humanity grows in strength and beauty; rising standard of living, all modern conveniences, distractions of all kinds, culture for all, the comfort of your dreams. — Raoul Vaneigem

Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don't match our own beliefs about how we should look. — Martha Beck

If greed were not the master of modern man, how could it be that the frenzy of economic activity does not abate as higher standards of living are attained, and that it is precisely the richest societies which pursue their economic advantage with the greatest ruthlessness? — E. F. Schumacher

Beauty standard quote Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.
Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.

Since time immemorial, youth has set the universal standard of physical beauty, and the reason is simply that a shapely firm young face and body are more attractive sexually and aesthetically than bulges, sags and wrinkles. — Hugh Hefner

Mastering the art of asking questions is essential to creativity and innovation. A More Beautiful Question should be standard reading for all aspiring design thinkers as well an inspiration to those searching for a life of curiosity and meaning. — Tim Brown

Just as the normative standard for the good and for the true is God, so the ultimate standard of beauty is God. — R. C. Sproul

European standards of beauty are something that plague the entire world - the idea that darker skin is not beautiful, that light skin is the key to success and love. Africa is no exception. — Lupita Nyong'o

Definition Of Beauty Quotes

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True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. — Audrey Hepburn

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Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. — Zora Neale Hurston

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The beauty is in the eye of the beholder. — William Carlos Williams

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, get it out with Optrex. — Spike Milligan

There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone's spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that's beautiful to me. — Liv Tyler

I'm definitely a fan of juxtaposition. Using the most beautiful line to say the most horrific thing - I think one of the main things in songwriting is definitely friction between the words and the melody. — Rufus Wainwright

Beauty standard quote Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people s
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.

Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies — Rashida Jones

The chief forms of beauty are order and symmetry and definiteness, which the mathematical sciences demonstrate in a special degree. — Aristotle

Chic is when a woman is in harmony with herself. — Giambattista Valli

The definition of a beautiful woman is one who loves me. — Sloan Wilson

People Writing About Beauty Standard

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Read quotes by Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset
quotes on beauty, life and love

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Karl Lagerfeld

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Read quotes by Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham
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Rodney Dangerfield

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John Kenneth Galbraith
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Read quotes by Meshell Ndegeocello

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More Beauty Standard Quotes

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I would love to see women be able to be powerful, complex, smart, opinionated and taken seriously, even if they are beautiful. Even more, I would love to see women held to different standards, other than the superficial ones that we're held to. — Sayings

'Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact. — Naomi Wolf

The girls in California were probably prettier in a standard sense than the New York girls--blonder and in better health, I guess; but I still preferred the way the girls in New York looked--stranger and more neurotic (a girl always looked more beautiful and fragile when she was about to have a nervous breakdown). — Andy Warhol

The problem is that we as a society simply accept these unrealistic standards: that you have to be thin to be perfect, to be beautiful, to be successful at work and to have a good relationship. And it is making us sick. This self-loathing is crippling women. — Crystal Renn

The plus-size revolution that has been happening lately is incredible but it's also creating this "other" beauty standard in which you have to be an hourglass, you have to be super sexy and fierce about showing off your curves. That's quite frightening to me, and I don't fit in it, I don't want to fit it. — Beth Ditto

A lot of technologies in the world were unusual in the beginning, and became standard. That's the beauty of bottom-up entrepreneurship and innovations. — Iqbal Quadir

Girls developed eating disorders when our culture developed a standard of beauty that they couldn't obtain by being healthy. When unnatural thinness became attractive, girls did unnatural things to be thin. — Mary Pipher

Of course, all of the software I write runs on Linux; that's the beauty of standards, and of cross-platform code. I don't have to run your OS, and you don't have to run mine, and we can use the same applications anyway! — Jamie Zawinski

Here in L.A. the standard of beauty is kind of ridiculous. I want to be doing this when I'm in my fifties and sixties and this isn't what I'm going to look like. — Rose Byrne

It's weird because here I am, an actress, representing - at least in some sense - an industry that places crushing standards on all of us. Not just young people, but everyone. Standards of beauty. Of a good life. Of success. Standards that, I hate to admit, have affected me. — Ellen Page

First follow Nature, and your judgment frame By her just standard, which is still the same: Unerring nature, still divinely bright, One clear, unchanged, and universal light, Life, force, and beauty must to all impart, At once the source, and end, and test of art. — Alexander Pope

I didn't stop hating my body because my body changed; I stopped hating my body because my mind changed. I realized that the beauty standards I'd grown up striving and failing to meet were artificial and arbitrary, and I could choose to simply say "no" and define my own value. — Lindy West

There is a certain standard of grace and beauty which consists in a certain relation between our nature, such as it is, weak or strong, and the thing which pleases us. Whatever is formed according to this standard pleases us, be it house, song, discourse, verse, prose, woman, birds, rivers, trees, room, dress, and so on. Whatever is not made according to this standard displeases those who have good taste. — Blaise Pascal

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

In LA, where I live, it's all about perfectionism. Beauty is now defined by your bones sticking out of your decolletage. For that to be the standard is really perilous for women. — Alanis Morissette

In a couple of Ahdaf Soueif's novels, she gets at the certain kind of English that's being spoken by Egyptians. It's a beautiful, expressive English but it is non-standard, "broken" English that happens to be efficient, eloquent, and communicates perfectly well even if it is breaking rules. — Elliott Colla

My photographs don't go below the surface. They don't go below anything. They're readings of the surface. I have great faith in surfaces. A good one is full of clues. — Richard Avedon

As Muslim women, we have been liberated from this silent bondage. We don’t need society’s standard of beauty or fashion, to define our worth. We don’t need to become just like men to be honored, and we don’t need to wait for a prince to save or complete us. Our worth, our honor, our salvation, and our completion lies not in the slave. But, in the Lord of the slave. — Yasmin Mogahed

Ian sighed wanly. "I once had the means to be gaga over art–before I found myself in a country where the standard of beauty is toaster waffles shaped like cartoon characters. — Gordon Korman

People know that pain is part of our nature, that it cannot be avoided and that it should not be avoided. But capitalism in this country is focused on the idea 1) that life can and should be absolutely beautiful; 2) that beauty can be defined according to an ironclad objective standard; 3) that beauty can be held onto forever if only you do the right things perfectly enough; and 4) that it can be purchased. — Rick Moody

We like people who look good, we like people who elevate our standards, who have things we do not have, it's all about our fantasies. Yes, you can make millions of people dream about somebody who's not good looking, and that's the beauty of cinema, but people don't take the chance that often. — Emmanuel Benbihy

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