Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.
—Alfred de Vigny
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
Always live in the ugliest house on the street - then you don't have to look at it.
What has a man's face to do with his character? Can a man of good character help having a disagreeable face?
Like anyone else, there are days I feel beautiful and days I don't, and when I don't, I do something about it.
The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
—Hazrat Inayat Khan
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason.
I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may - light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
I look foreword to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
—John F. Kennedy
Beauty and seduction is nature's tool for survival, because we will protect what we love.
Whatever is in any way beautiful hath its source of beauty in itself, and is complete in itself; praise forms no part of it. So it is none the worse nor the better for being praised.
Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn't mean it does not exist.
Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply, and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction and you are you once again.