In a world that is often dominated by hustle and bustle, taking time to pause and appreciate the beauty around us can bring a sense of calm and joy. There’s a compelling allure in the charm of a sunset, the elegance of a well-crafted sentence, the simplicity of a kind gesture, or the intricacy of a well-lived life. Beauty, in all its myriad forms, permeates our existence. It resonates in the silence of nature, thrives in the radiance of genuine smiles, and lives in the hearts of people we love.
It is with this sentiment that we bring to you a collection of over 85 quotes on beauty – quotes that invite us to contemplate and celebrate the awe-inspiring, the sublime, and the splendid that nestle comfortably within the folds of our everyday lives. Each of these quotes will not only make you pause and reflect but also encourage you to appreciate and honor the beauty that surrounds us and exists within us.
Our handpicked selection of quotes explores beauty in its various forms: the beauty in things, the beauty in people, and the beauty in life itself. These words of wisdom come from philosophers, poets, scientists, artists, and other influential figures from different eras and diverse cultures. Their profound insights offer a refreshing perspective and an eclectic mix of interpretations about the concept of beauty.
Whether you’re a lover of literature, a quote collector, or someone seeking inspiration, this extensive collection of beauty quotes has something to offer everyone. Let these expressions of beauty enrich your understanding, inspire your creativity, uplift your spirits, and encourage you to find beauty in your own unique journey.
Dive into this ocean of beautiful thoughts and let yourself be immersed in the richness of the wisdom that lies beneath these words. Discover how these quotes can transform the way you perceive beauty, making you more conscious of its omnipresence in your life, inspiring you to find joy in the ordinary, and guiding you to create and appreciate beauty in its truest sense.
These quotes are more than just words; they are a gentle reminder that beauty is everywhere, waiting patiently to be discovered and acknowledged. Read them, relish them, and let them motivate you to live a life filled with beautiful moments.
- Be strong, be fearless, and be beautiful. -Misty Copeland
- Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. -Confucius
- Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. -Zoe Kravitz
- That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfast cereals based on color instead of taste. -John Green
- Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art. -Don Miguel Ruiz
- Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. -Albert Einstein
- The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. -Frank Lloyd Wright
- You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are. -Melissa Etheridge
- Every detail counts: A functional object can become a beautiful moment. -Sarah Bartholomew
- Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. -John Ray
- When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go. -Alexandra Stoddard
- Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself. -Paramahansa Yogananda
- Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. -William Morris
- I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realizes 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
- You have no idea what’s going to happen tomorrow. Why not live with extreme beauty today? -Jill Sharp Weeks
- The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but the way those atoms are put together. -Carl Sagan
- There is no greater beauty or charm than what we can find in nature. -Todd Romano
- The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode, but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, and the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years. -Audrey Hepburn
- Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. -Anne Frank
- Beauty is an experience, nothing else. It is not a fixed pattern or an arrangement of features. It is something felt, a glow, or a communicated sense of fineness. -D. H. Lawrence
- When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody notices, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps. -John Lennon
- The love of beauty in its multiple forms is the noblest gift of the human cerebrum. -Alexis Carrel
- Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates. -Kate Angell
- Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. -Kahlil Gibran
- Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. -Coco Chanel
- Women’s modesty generally increases with their beauty. -Friedrich Nietzsche
- It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. -Leo Tolstoy
- Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. -Saint Augustine
- Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. -Franz Kafka
- To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven. Don’t wait until you die. If you wait, you die now. If you love, you live now. -Alan Cohen
- If people were more concerned with how they looked on the inside than on the outside, the world would be a nicer place to exist. -David Walsh
- I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself. -Emma Stone
- Nothing can be beautiful which is not true. – John Ruskin
- We never noticed the beauty because we were too busy trying to create it. -Unknown
- Beauty arises out of human inspiration. -Richard Dawkins
- Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. -Khalil Gibran
- The important thing is to follow God’s way, the way he leads us to do something beautiful for him. -Mother Teresa
- Beauty is about enhancing what you have. Let yourself shine through. -Janelle Monae
- Integrity reveals beauty. -Thomas Leonard
- This is one of the beautiful things about life’s adventure – we can redirect our paths! -Mike Burns
- To me, beauty is natural beauty. If you’re naturally yourself, you’re beautiful. -Young M.A.
- Beauty isn’t about having a pretty face. It is about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and most importantly a beautiful soul. Anonymous
- The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express. -Francis Bacon
- We have to grasp that God’s goodness is true and beautiful. -Matt Brown
- You are imperfect, permanently, and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. -Amy Bloom
- So you see I am not shut out from the region of the beautiful, though my hand cannot perceive the brilliant colors in the sunset or on the mountain, or reach into the blue depths of the sky. -Helen Keller
- People will stare. Make it worth their while. -Harry Winston
- To me, beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are. -Ellen Degeneres
- If you feel beautiful, then you are. Even if you don’t, you still are. -Terri Guillemets
- Shoe-string budgets and backpacking taught me a lot about simple beauty and spontaneous fun. -Charlene Hicky
- Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. -Marilyn Monroe
- Beauty is not caused. It is. -Emily Dickinson
- A shrub can produce hundreds of dangling flowers, each as beautiful as the next. -Michael Largo
- To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. -Thich Nhat Hanh
- A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears. -Anne Roiphe
- A new morning of a new day and I opened my eyes to see, the beautiful surroundings and clouds in the sky that were layered so neatly. Birds chirp away as they embrace a new day. I can see the ocean in view, as I see a day open up to new. -Marcelle Hinkson
- Next time you think of beautiful things, don’t forget to count yourself in. -Unknown
- Real beauty is to be true to oneself. -Laetitia Casta
- Life is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension. -L. Lionel Kendrick
- I believe that there is beauty in the simplest of things if we only search for it. -Danielle Wagasky
- If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him. -Criss Jami
- Relax! Life is beautiful! -David L. Wolper
- God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. -Voltaire
- Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
- When one has a grateful heart, life is so beautiful. -Roy T. Bennett
- The earth hasn’t anything to show more stately and beautiful than the Golden Gate Bridge. -Han-Jae Lee
- Nature didn’t need an operation to be beautiful. It just was. -Scott Westerfeld
- Butterflies can’t see their wings. They can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can. People are like that as well. -Unknown
- Our lives are not as limited as we think they are; the world is a wonderfully weird place. -Tom Robbins
- You are who you are, and nothing can change that. You’re beautiful just as you are. -Karen Flaherty
- Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is. -Saul Bellow
- True beauty in an individual is reflected in their soul. -Audrey Hepburn
- Once you become accustomed to the life you will see its full meaning and its incredible beauty. -Jon Krakauer
- You are already whole, already complete, already alive at this moment, already beautiful just as you are. -Jon Kabat-Zinn
- Keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. -Marilyn Monroe
- People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
- True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. -Baltasar Gracian
- One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh
- Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. -Eleanor Roosevelt
- Let the beauty of what you love to be what you do. -Rumi
- Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain. -Vivian Greene
- Sisters become more beautiful as each day passes by. -Michelle Malm
- Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them. -Marcus Aurelius
- Beautiful has nothing to do with looks. It’s how you are as a person and how you make others feel about you. -Unknown
- I think being in love with life is the key to eternal youth. -Doug Hutchison
- Beauty is an expression. -Khiva Cheleigh
- Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it’s a good place that we’re all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it. -Alice Walker
As we draw this enlightening journey of exploring beauty through the words of wise men and women to a close, it’s impossible not to feel a sense of warmth, connection, and newfound appreciation for the abundance of beauty that fills our lives. Whether it is the beauty of the natural world, the exquisite intricacy of human beings, or the sheer magnificence of the journey of life itself, we are surrounded by an ocean of beauty that constantly reminds us of the splendor of existence.
This curated collection of over 85 beauty quotes serves as a gentle yet powerful reminder to us all that beauty, in all its forms, is omnipresent and attainable. Not just in the grand and breathtaking, but in the ordinary and everyday too. The way a beam of sunlight filters through a window, a shared laugh with a loved one, the tranquil serenity of a silent moment – these quotes prompt us to recognize and cherish these everyday instances of beauty.
More importantly, they remind us that beauty is as much within us as it is around us. That the most potent form of beauty is the one that stems from within – a beautiful mind, a kind heart, a vibrant soul. They echo the truth that our inner beauty, our values, our character, and our spirit play a significant role in making the world a beautiful place.
These quotes, in their essence, are an invitation for each one of us to become active participants in the creation and appreciation of beauty. They beckon us to not just passively observe but to engage, interact, and contribute to the beauty around us. To see beauty not just with our eyes, but with our hearts and souls. To understand that every action, every word, every thought of ours has the potential to add to the beauty of this world.
As you navigate your journey ahead, may these quotes serve as guiding stars, lighting your path, inspiring your thoughts, and nourishing your spirit. Let them instill in you a deep appreciation for the beauty that fills your life and the world around you. And more importantly, let them empower you to be a beacon of beauty in your own unique way, illuminating the lives of those around you, making the world a more beautiful place, one moment at a time. Remember, beauty is not just something you observe; it’s something you unleash from within yourself.
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