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Classic Beauty Quotes


We all know that a thing of beauty is a joy forever and that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. Is it not interesting how the perception of beauty changes from person to person? Here is a collection of beauty quotes by famous classic writers and poets.

John Keats
A thing of beauty is a joy forever

Alexander Pope
In youth and beauty wisdom is but rare!

Walt Whitman
Give me the splendid silent sun, with all his beams full-dazzling!

Ralph Waldo Emerson
If eyes were made for seeing, Then Beauty is its own excuse for being.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
He thought it happier to be dead, To die for Beauty, than live for bread.

Alexander Pope
Fair tresses man's imperial race insnare, And beauty draws us with a single hair.

John Keats
Beauty is truth, truth beauty - that is all, Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

Alexander Pope
If to her share some female errors fall, Look on her face, and you'll forget them all.

Edgar Allan Poe
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty. Its sole arbiter is taste.

William Wordsworth
True beauty dwells in deep retreats,
Whose veil is unremoved,
Till heart with heart in concord beats,
And the lover is beloved.

Walt Whitman
Lo! The moon ascending!
Up from the East, the silvery round moon;
Beautiful over the house-tops, ghastly, phantom moon;
Immense and silent moon.

Rudyard Kipling
A fool there was and he made his prayer, (Even as you and I), To a rag and a bone and a hank of hair, (We called her the woman who did not care), But the fool he called her his lady fair.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
I wiped away the weeds and foam, I fetched my sea-born treasures home; But the poor, unsightly, noisome things, Had left their beauty on the shore, With the sun and the sand and the wild uproar.

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