Quotes of Elegance

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

- Jean Kerr

“ For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it. ”

- Ivan Panin

“ Absence makes the heart grow fonder: Isle of Beauty, fare thee well! ”

- Thomas Haynes Bayly

“ Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye. ”

- Miss Piggy

“ Information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, wisdom is not truth, truth is not beauty, beauty is not love. - Unknown. ”

- Unknown

“ No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face. ”

- John Donne

“ Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity. ”

- Plato

“ Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold. - As You Like It. Act i. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless: peacocks and lilies, for instance. ”

- John Ruskin

“ Beauty is only skin deep, but it`s a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ Far away there in the sunshine are my brightest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead. ”

- Louisa May Alcott

“ Could I come near your beauty with my nails, I could set my ten commandments in your face. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ It is conventional to call "monster" any blending of dissonant elements. I call "monster" every original inexhaustible beauty. ”

- Alfred Jarry

“ Let me enjoy the earth no less because the all-enacting light that fashioned forth its loveliness had other aims than my delight. ”

- Thomas Hardy

“ Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them. ”

- David Hume

“ There, but for the grace of God, goes John Bradford. ”

- John Braford

“ Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. ”

- Rumi

“ I don't think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that still remains. ”

- Anne Frank

“ Beauty is all very well at first sight, but whoever looks at it when it has been in the house three days? ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Beauty fades; dumb is forever. ”

- Judge Judy

“ I slept and dreamed that life was happiness. I awoke and saw that life was service. I served and found that in service happiness is found. ”

- Rabindranath Tagore

“ The grace of God is a wind which is always blowing. ”

- Sri Ramakrishna

“ What is lovely never dies, But passes into other loveliness, Star-dust, or sea-foam, flower or winged air. ”

- Thomas Bailey Aldrich

“ To me, fair friend, you never can be old. For as you were when first your eye I eyed. Such seems your beauty still. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing? ”

- Yves Saint Laurent

“ Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress. ”

- Coco Chanel

“ Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ For me, elegance is not to pass unnoticed but to get to the very soul of what one is. ”

- Christian Lacroix

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

- Bertrand Russell
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