What matters is not your outward appearance. . . but your inner disposition. Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle gracious kind that God delights in.— Saint Peter
Proven Outward Beauty quotations
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness.
Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
The beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, get it out with Optrex.
Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.
We turn outward, attracted by the beauty we see in created things without realizing that they are only a reflection of the real beauty. And the real beauty is within us.
Outwardly one's life may suffer every kind of limitation, from bodily paralysis to miserable surroundings, but inwardly it is free in meditation to reach out to a sphere of light, beauty, truth, love, and power.
We are told truly that meekness and modesty are the rich and charming garments of the soul. The less showy our outward attire is, the more distinctly and brilliantly does the beauty of these inner garments shine.
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.
Outward beauty is a true sign of inner goodness.
This loveliness, indeed, is impressed upon the body in varying degrees as a token by which the soul can be recognized for what it is, just as with trees the beauty of the blossom testifies to the goodness of the fruit.
It is right to love beauty and to desire it;
but God desires us to love and seek first the highest beauty, that which is imperishable. No outward adorning can compare in value or loveliness with that "meek and quiet spirit."
Beauty is not in the face; Beauty is a light in the something you do daily.
Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.
Outward beauty is not enough; to be attractive a woman must use words, wit, playfulness, sweet-talk, and laughter to transcend the gifts of nature.
The tenets of [the Christian life] seem paradoxes to carnal men;
as first, that a Christian is the only freeman, and other men are slaves; that he is the only rich man, though never so poor in the world; that he is the only beautiful man, though outwardly never so deformed; that he is the only happy man in the midst of all his miseries.
Beauty of form affects the mind, but then it must be understood that it is not the mere shell that we admire; we are attracted by the idea that this shell is only a beautiful case adjusted to the shape and value of a still more beautiful pearl within. The perfection of outward loveliness is the soul shining through its crystalline covering.
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.
I'm not saying there's not darkness in there still, but it's happening from outward factors more than inward. Maybe things are terrifying, but they're beautiful, too. The world is extremely surprising.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
Poems On Love Love adorns itself; it seeks to prove inward joy by outward beauty. Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it. Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
It's how you look at beauty. Is it only an outward appearance with hair and makeup and a hot body, or is it something deeper than that?
Outward simplicity befits ordinary men, like a garment made to measure for them;
but it serves as an adornment to those who have filled their lives with great deeds: they might be compared to some beauty carelessly dressed and thereby all the more attractive.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
Oh, talk as we may of beauty as a thing to be chiselled from marble or wrought out on canvas, speculate as we may upon its colors and outlines, what is it but an intellectual abstraction, after all? The heart feels a beauty of another kind; looking through the outward environment, it discovers a deeper and more real love-liness.
Love adorns itself; it seeks to prove inward joy by outward beauty
We do not want nowadays temples of worship and outward rites and ceremonies.
What we really want is an Asram. We want a place where the beauty of nature and the noblest pursuits of man are in a sweet harmony.
The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.
I cannot tell by what logic we call a toad, a bear, or an elephant ugly;
they being created in those outward shapes and figures which best express the actions of their inward forms.
Among all the modernized aspects of the most luxurious of industries, the model, a vestige of voluptuous barbarianism, is like some plunder-laden prey. She is the object of unbridled regard, a living bait, the passive realization of an ideal. No other female occupation contains such potent impulses to moral disintegration as this one, applying as it does the outward signs of riches to a poor and beautiful girl.
We can't automatically think about young women in makeup negatively.
Sometimes a woman engages in these new forces and energies of beauty coming into her world. They can become tools. She's trying to express her femininity outwardly. I'm still learning too.
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.
Beloved Pan and all ye other gods who haunt this place, give me beauty in the inward soul; and may the outward and the inward man be one.
That's how we find our way outward and onward.
By holding onto beauty hardest. By cradling it like the cure that it is. By making it realer than anything ever was. The rest is just monsters and ghosts.
Men look on knowledge which they learn--or might learn--from others as they do on the most beautiful structures which are not their own: in outward objects, they would rather behold their own hogsty than their neighbor's palace; and in mental ones, would prefer one grain of knowledge gained by their own observation to all the wisdom of a thousand Solomons.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
... Arthur Gride, whose bleared eyes gloated only over the outward beauties, and were blind to the spirit which reigned within, evinced - a fantastic kind of warmth certainly, but not exactly that kind of warmth of feeling which the contemplation of virtue usually inspires.
Who has not experienced how, on near acquaintance, plainness becomes beautified, and beauty loses its charm, exactly according to the quality of the heart and mind? And from this cause am I of opinion that the want of outward beauty never disquiets a noble nature or will be regarded as a misfortune. It never can prevent people from being amiable and beloved in the highest degree.
Making one object, in outward or inward nature, more holy to a single heart is reward enough for a life; for the more sympathies we gain or awaken for what is beautiful, by so much deeper will be our sympathy for that which is most beautiful,--the human soul!
I, too, find the flower beautiful in its outward appearance.
But a deeper beauty lies concealed within.
Search for what is good and strong and beautiful in your society and elaborate from there. Push outward. Always create from what you already have. Then you will know what to do.