Perhaps some day I'll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.— Sylvia Plath
Tremendous Classic Beauty quotations
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.
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.
Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty.
What is important is that our optical awareness rids itself of classical notions of beauty and opens itself more and more to the beauty of the instant and of these surprising points of view that appear for a brief moment and never return; those are what make photography an art.
A bride should look at everything she possibly can.
..just so she can experiment and see what makes her really feel beautiful or glamorous or classical or whatever she desires to be on that particular day.
Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.
I don't require lust, sex, or classic beauty;
I require trust, respect, and honesty. All else builds from there.
An instant family classic that is utterly unique but reminiscent of films like 'E.T.,' 'Sound of Music' and 'Life Is Beautiful.'
Gratitude is a nice touch of beauty added last of all to the countenance.
Giving a classic beauty, an angelic loveliness, to the character.
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.
When most objects are truly functional, this technological age, which is just beginning, will be truly civilised. When all objects in this country are truly functional, Australia will be as beautiful in its own way as classical Greece.
I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard.
Kate Winslet [for Steve Jobs movie, 2015] is the darling.
If you wanna be the king you gotta kill the king. I think Charlotte [Rampling] is the dark horse on this one. No one does classic beauty better than her.
Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.
I grew up with classical music when I was a ballet dancer.
Now when I have to prepare an emotional scene, to cry or whatever, I listen to sonatas. Vivaldi and stuff. It's just beautiful to me.
In aesthetic theory it might be extremely difficult, if not quite impracticable, to draw a line between the canon of classicism, or regard for the archaic, and the canon of beauty.
Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty.
They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.
The fact is, the public make use of the classics of a country as a means of checking the progress of Art. They degrade the classics into authorities. They use them as bludgeons for preventing the free expression of Beauty in new forms.
I'm not the classic type - fair skin, very beautiful women of a classic type, I'm talking about now.
My landscapes are not only beautiful or nostalgic, with a Romantic or classical suggestion of lost Paradises, but above all 'untruthful'.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
I loved Judy Garland. I thought she was such a classic beauty. I thought she was so endearing and charming, and I loved her voice. She was such a dreamer, and I think I was, too - and I am.
Most women in leading roles are very boyish looking.
The one girl working right now who I think is a real beauty in a classic sense - the only real 12-cylinder engine - is Catherine Zeta-Jones.
My roots are very closely tied to the DNA of the brand.
Growing up in Serbia where women are unapologetically very feminine, I came to London and realised that I wanted to keep this feminine element but give it a twist and challenge ideas of classical beauty.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
My sense of the poet is classical - the poet is one who makes poems.
In each book, I develop and repeat certain general themes - time, place, memory, God, history, class, race, beauty, love, poetry, identity. The core identity is the poet making the poems.
I grew up with classical music blasting in my parents' living room and my older brother's practicing saxophone in his room listening to jazz... a beautiful chaos.
I should dread to disfigure the beautiful ideal of the memories of illustrious persons with incongruous features, and to sully the imaginative purity of classical works with gross and trivial recollections.
The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.
I feel fortunate that I'm not a beauty.
I'm not a classic beauty. I feel it is harder for girls who are like that. There are fewer parts.
Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance;
beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth.
Now, if the principle of toleration were once admitted into classical education --if it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, if the tortoise were allowed time to creep, and the bird permitted to fly, and the fish to swim, towards the enchanted and divine sources of Helicon --all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers, its beauty, and its coolness.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
We were very rich culturally. One Sunday each month, we would do this thing called Chamber Pots at somebody's house. A classical music group would come over and we'd have dinner. There were thirty people - parents and kids - and we'd sit on the floor and listen to this beautiful music.
I'm very flower-like. I love classical music. I go to ballet and I cry. There's nothing so beautiful.
Ranking among the greatest Christmas movie classics, 'It's a Wonderful Life' tells a beautiful story about the priceless value of relationships.
For beautiful eye look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
In Western classical music the idea of holiness, purity, perfection, and total beauty is expressed through clarity of sound - a bell-like sound. Obviously, that has its own place, and it's a beautiful way of doing it. But I don't think I am the first to point out that in Africa, the more buzzing the sound is, the more it indicates the other world - the spirit world.
I just really gravitate towards a nostalgia for a time when things were simpler.
When beauty was more classical and glamorous.
Many painters had a clear idea of what fractals are.
Take a French classic painter named Poussin. Now, he painted beautiful landscapes, completely artificial ones, imaginary landscapes. And how did he choose them? Well, he had the balance of trees, of lawns, of houses in the distance. He had a balance of small objects, big objects, big trees in front and his balance of objects at every scale is what gives to Poussin a special feeling.
The classical allusions and the Platonic disquisitions on beauty are no longer a form of cover, but integral to Aschenbach's complex sexuality. Moreover, the wandering around Venice in pursuit of Tadzio isn't a prelude to some sexual contact for which Aschenbach is yearning.
The aesthetic dimension of the ideal state comes out in the idea of harmony, which is the classical idea of beauty as "concinnitas" or "unity-in-variety".