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Beauty awakens the soul to act.

Beauty can get a woman what she wants: love and money. But when beauty leaves you, so can the things it brought.

Beauty can pierce one like pain.

Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.

Beauty commonly produces love, but cleanliness preserves it. - Age itself is not unamiable while it is preserved clean and unsullied - like a piece of metal constantly kept smooth and bright, which we look on with more pleasure than on a new vessel cankered with rust.

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.

Beauty fades! I just turned 29, so I probably don't have that many good years left in me.

Beauty gains little, and homeliness and deformity lose much by gaudy attire.

Beauty has been the delight and torment of the world ever since it began. The philosophers have felt its influence so sensibly that almost every one of them has left some saying or other which intimates that he knew too well the power of it.

Beauty hath so many charms one knows not how to speak against it; and when a graceful figure is the habitation of a virtuous soul - when the beauty of the face speaks out the modesty and humility of the mind, it raises our thoughts up to the great Creator; but after all, beauty, like truth, is never so glorious as when it goes the plainest.

Beauty in a modest woman is like fire at a distance, or a sharp sword beyond reach. - The one does not burn, or the other wound those that come not too near them.

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.

Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

Beauty is a form of genius--is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.

Beauty is a fragile gift.

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.

Beauty is a very handy thing to have, especially for a woman who ain't handsome.

Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?


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