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Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism.

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.

Exuberance is beauty.

Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.

How goodness heightens beauty!

How much wit, good-nature, indulgences, how many good offices and civilities, are required among friends to accomplish in some years what a lovely face or a fine hand does in a minute!

I pray thee, O God that I may be beautiful within

I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?

If the nose of Cleopatra had been shorter, the whole face of the earth would have been changed.

If virtue accompanies beauty it is the heart's paradise; if vice be associate with it, it is the soul's purgatory. - It is the wise man's bonfire, and the fool's furnace.

If you tell a woman she is beautiful, whisper it softly; for if the devil hears it he will echo it many times.

In all ranks of life the human heart yearns for the beautiful; and the beautiful things that God makes are his gift to all alike.

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.

Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.

Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.

Mathematics possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, like that of a sculpture.

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God's handwriting - a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.

No man receives the full culture of a man in whom the sensibility to the beautiful is not cherished; and there is no condition of life from which it should be excluded. - Of all luxuries this is the cheapest, and the most at hand, and most important to those conditions where coarse labor tends to give grossness to the mind.

No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more than she can be witty by only the help of speech.

O! how much more doth beauty beauteous seem, by that sweet ornament which truth doth give!

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