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Quotations by Subject: Beauty
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What has a man's face to do with his character? Can a man of good character help having a disagreeable face?
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Ann Radcliffe (1764 - 1823), The Mysteries of Udolpho, 1764
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
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Anne Frank (1929 - 1945), Diary of a Young Girl, 1952
Like anyone else, there are days I feel beautiful and days I don't, and when I don't, I do something about it.
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Cheryl Tiegs (1947 - ), O Magazine, May 2004
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
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Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)
What you look like on the outside is not what makes you cool at all. I mean, I had a mullet and wore parachute pants for a long, long time, and I'm doin' okay.
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Ellen DeGeneres, The Ellen Show, 05-17-13
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
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Havelock Ellis (1859 - 1939), Impressions and Comments (1914)
The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
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Hazrat Inayat Khan
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
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Henry Miller (1891 - 1980)
An agreeable manner may set off handsome features, but can never alter plain ones.
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Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Persuasion, 1818
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?
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Jean Kerr
I am in control of all decisions that have to do with my image, which means that no one will decide whatís right for me except me. Iím not special. We should all feel this way about ourselves.
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Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
It can be a real struggle to accept that sometimes appearance can be more important than talent or intelligence.
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Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
No matter how big the glam squad, or how dramatic the dress, sometimes things just donít work out.
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Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
So many people miss out on true talent because they canít get past a look. At the end of the day, losing weight was easy, but finding talent? Now thatís hard.
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Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason.
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John Cage (1912 - 1992)
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.
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John Constable (1776 - 1837)
I look foreword to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
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John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963), Remarks upon receiving an honorary degree, Amherst College, October 26, 1963
I love pretty things; and I hate to look in the glass and see something that isn't pretty. It makes me feel so sorrowfulójust as I feel when I look at any ugly thing. I pity it because it isn't beautiful.
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L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908
One can dream so much better in a room where there are pretty things.
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L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908
Beauty and seduction is nature's tool for survival, because we will protect what we love.
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Louis Schwartzberg, Marie Curie, 2011
Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised.
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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 AD - 180 AD), Meditations
Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn't mean it does not exist.
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Margaret Cho, Margaret Cho's weblog, 03-23-06
Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply, and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction and you are you once again.
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Margaret Cho, weblog, 01-27-04
Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.
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Margaret Cho, weblog, 01-27-04
Somebody once said that beauty is the passport to success, but it's not a passport. It's a visa and it expires.
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Michael J. Mosley and Nicholas Rossiter, The Human Face, 2001
Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.
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Pearl Buck (1892 - 1973)
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
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Petrarch (1304 - 1374), De Remedies
When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
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R. Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983)
The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.
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Reverend Sean Parker Dennison, Ministrare, 2-10-05
Yes, I was fat, but I dealt with it by simply never thinking about it. It is useful, when you are fat, to have a lot of other things to think about.
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Roger Ebert (1942 - 2013), People Magazine, 09-19-11
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