A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
–GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Beauty doesn’t need ornaments.
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
–RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.
–H. G. WELLS
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.