February 8, 2009

Beauty quotes

An inspiring collection of beauty quotes to ponder over:

When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.

-- Buckminster Fuller

Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity
-- Plato

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

-- Rachel Carson

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.

-- Virginia Woolf

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
-- Anne Frank
Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
-- Frank Kafka

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.
-- W. Somerset Maugham

As a white candle in a holy place, so is the beauty of an aged face.
-- Joseph Campbell

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass; it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

-- Henry Miller




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