If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.
I chose to live in London, and I love it there. But I'm Scottish through and through. It's a great place, a beautiful land and a beautiful people.
All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
I love women. I'm trying to do beautiful things with them. I'm not trying to insult them. My life is not about that.
Love is the beauty of the soul.
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honour nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
To love beauty is to see light.
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
I love everything that's beautiful. A lot of things.
To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.
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.
When a woman isn't beautiful, people always say, 'You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.'
Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.
Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.
Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not make us soft.
Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
I don't love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.
The object of education is to teach us to love what is beautiful.
I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I'd love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true.
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.