It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.
Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things.
With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
God is the ultimate experience of silence, of beauty, of bliss, a state of inner celebration.
Let the beauty of what we love be what we do.
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
Beauty and fullness of tone can be achieved by having the whole orchestra play with high clarinets and a carefully selected number of piccolos.
The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Beauty is not caused. It is.
Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.
There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone's spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that's beautiful to me.
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.
Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
Rare is the union of beauty and purity.
To love beauty is to see light.