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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
~ Lewis Mumford - [Beauty]

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Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers. What we call art is a game.
~ Octavio Paz - [Beauty]

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Beauty is a harmonious relation between something in our nature and the quality of the object which delights us.
~ Blaise Pascal - [Beauty]

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Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
~ Robert Nathan - [Beauty]

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Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
~ Camille Paglia - [Beauty]

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Beauty is whatever gives joy.
~ Hugh Nibley - [Beauty]

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Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.
~ Plato - [Beauty]

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Being is desirable because it is identical with Beauty, and Beauty is loved because it is Being. We ourselves possess Beauty when we are true to our own being; ugliness is in going over to another order; knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly.
~ Plotinus - [Beauty]

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Few girls are as well shaped as a good horse.
~ Christopher Morley - [Beauty]

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How goodness heightens beauty!
~ Hannah More - [Beauty]

 

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