Beauty Quotes

Vladimir Kramnik #Alone #Beauty #Imagination

Photo of Vladimir Kramnik The development of beauty in chess never depends on you alone. No matter how much imagination and creativity you invest, you still do not create beauty. Your opponent must react at the same highest level.
Arne Jacobsen #Architecture #Beauty

Photo of Arne Jacobsen Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
Henry James #Art #Beauty

Photo of Henry James It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
Bryant H. McGill #Art #Beauty #Best

Photo of Bryant H. McGill Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.
Sarah Bernhardt #Art #Beauty

Photo of Sarah Bernhardt What matters poverty? What matters anything to him who is enamoured of our art? Does he not carry in himself every joy and every beauty?
Alfred de Vigny #Art #Beauty

Photo of Alfred de Vigny Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
Dennis Prager #Age #Beauty #Friendship

Photo of Dennis Prager Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
Honore de Balzac #Alone #Beauty

Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
Baltasar Gracian #Age #Beauty #Truth

A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
Agnes Martin #Art #Beauty

When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
Socrates #Beauty #Beauty

Photo of Socrates Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
Ralph Waldo Emerson #Art #Beauty #Love

Photo of Ralph Waldo Emerson Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
Julie Burchill #Alone #Beauty

Surely being a Professional Beauty - let alone an ageing one - is one of the most insecure and doomed careers imaginable.
David Hockney #Art #Beauty

Photo of David Hockney The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.
Hugh Hefner #Amazing #Beauty

Photo of Hugh Hefner The difference between Marilyn Monroe and the early Pamela Anderson is not that great. What's amazing is that the taste of American men and international tastes in terms of beauty have essentially stayed the same. Styles change, but our view of beauty stays the same.
Pablo Picasso #Art #Beauty #Love

Photo of Pablo Picasso Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
Walter Hagen #Art #Beauty #Romantic

Photo of Walter Hagen It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.
James Thomson #Amazing #Beauty

I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?
Goldwin Smith #Architecture #Beauty #Poetry

Photo of Goldwin Smith Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches.
Camille Paglia #Art #Beauty

The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
Thomas B. Macaulay #Alone #Beauty

The English Bible - a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.
Max Eastman #Art #Beauty

It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process.
Paul Getty #Art #Beauty

The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
Aristotle #Beauty #Beauty

Photo of Aristotle Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
Frank Miller #Amazing #Beauty

Comics are so full of amazing work. And I can't look at a drawing of a woman without thinking of, for instance, Wallace Wood and his amazing way of capturing beauty.