115 Beautiful Quotes To Remind You What Beauty Truly Is

By Maxime Lagacé

Maxime is the founder of WisdomQuotes. He has been collecting quotes since 2004. His goal? To help you develop a calm and peaceful mind. Learn more about him on his about page.

Here are 115 beautiful quotes to start your day.

The goal?

To inspire you and remind you that beauty is everywhere.


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Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful. Thich Nhat Hanh

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Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them. David Hume

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The seeds of beauty are in humility. Maxime Lagacé

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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. Confucius

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt


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You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. Amy Bloom

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Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Coco Chanel

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You may be one person to the world but you may also be the world to one person. Audrey Hepburn

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The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach

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It’s just a bad day. Not a bad life. Unknown


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Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul. Alice Walker

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This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before. Maya Angelou

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious – the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Albert Einstein

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The roots of beauty are love and kindness, the fruits are meaning and purpose. Maxime Lagacé


The Most Beautiful Quotes

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I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains. Anne Frank

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads. Anatole France

Beauty is a nectar which intoxicates the soul. T.C. Henley

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Walt Whitman

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. Kahlil Gibran

There is no perfection, only beautiful versions of brokenness. Shannon L. Alder

Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful. Sophia Loren

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Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. Mother Teresa

When was the last time you just closed your eyes and just listened? Maxime Lagacé

There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect. G.K. Chesterton

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art. Ralph Waldo Emerson


Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt. Immanuel Kant

Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful. Kailash Satyarthi

Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. Friedrich Nietzsche

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. Charles Dickens

Beauty is strangely various. There is the beauty of light and joy and strength exulting; but there is also the beauty of shade, of sorrow and sadness, and of humility oppressed. Arnold Bennett

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I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful. Unknown

Your happy ending may not be what you expect, but that is what will make it so special. Snow White (Once Upon a Time)

Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future. Oscar Wilde Click to tweet

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. Johann von Goethe

Kindness is like snow – It beautifies everything it covers. Kahlil Gibran

I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness. Karl Lagerfeld (Chanel)

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. Thich Nhat Hanh

Outer beauty is a gift. Inner beauty is an accomplishment. Randi G. Fine

What Is Beauty?

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Beauty is the promise of happiness. Stendhal

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical. Sophia Loren

Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future. Oliver Wendell Holmes

Beauty is visible music. T.C. Henley

Beauty is man’s voucher of immorality. T.C. Henley

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The Most Famous Beautiful Quotes

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Searching for a famous beautiful quote or author? Check out those by Anne Frank, Marilyn Monroe, Helen Keller, Nietzsche, etc.
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett

There is no torture that a woman would not endure to enhance her beauty. Michel de Montaigne

There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion. Edgar Allan Poe

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. Chinese proverb

All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren’t. Marilyn Monroe

When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps. John Lennon

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Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. Kahlil Gibran

Beauty? To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to. Pablo Picasso

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Greek proverb

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. Oscar Wilde

The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth. Albert Einstein

Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty. Albert Einstein

The most beautiful make-up of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy. Yves Saint Laurent

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The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth. Lao Tzu

Don’t let them say you ain’t beautiful. They can all get fucked, just stay true to you. Eminem

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. Helen Keller

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. Coco Chanel

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. Friedrich Nietzsche

How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. Winnie The Pooh

Related: 35 Simple Ways to Be Beautiful (tinybuddha.com)

Short Quotes About Beauty

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One-liners, beautiful short quotes, thoughts, and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, and backgrounds.
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A flower blossoms for its own joy. Oscar Wilde

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. Ryunosuke Satoro

Beauty is a delightful prejudice. Theocritus

A thing of beauty is a joy forever. John Keats

Poetry moves heaven and earth. Japanese proverb

Butterflies come to pretty flowers. Korean proverb

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It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. Leo Tolstoy

Beautiful things don’t ask for attention. Unknown

It’s okay not to be okay. Unknown

There is beauty in simplicity. Unknown

The beautiful is always bizarre. Charles Baudelaire

Look around you. Appreciate what you have. Nothing will be the same in a year. Unknown

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Beauty awakens the soul to act. Dante Alighieri

Sometimes there is such beauty in awkwardness. Ruta Sepetys

Madame, beauty is always queen, and the whole world her empire. Joseph II

Beauty and folly are sisters. German proverb

Beauty and folly are generally companions. Baltasar Gracián

Beauty always promises, but never gives anything. Simone Weil


Inspirational Quotes About Beauty

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Because you are alive, everything is possible. Thich Nhat Hanh

If you see something beautiful in someone, speak it. Ruthie Lindsey

You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, strong enough. Lolly Daskal

Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees. Rumi

The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves. Kahlil Gibran

When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho

Small minds can’t comprehend big spirits. To be great, you have to be willing to be mocked, hated, and misunderstood. Unknown

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You are loved. You are wonderfully made. You are beautiful. You have purpose. You are a masterpiece. Unknown

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. Stephen Hawking

Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you. Misty Copeland

You never look at anything beautiful and holy, or think a pure and noble thought, without being ever after a larger soul. Frederick Lynch

Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do. Oprah Winfrey

In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty. Christopher Morley

This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings. So love, love, love. Hafez

I have learned that every heart will get what is prays for most. Hafez

Wise Sayings About Beauty

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One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. Sigmund Freud Click to tweet

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express. Francis Bacon

The world is a depressing place if you look for depressing shit. The world is a beautiful place if you look for beautiful stuff. Ed Latimore (edlatimore.com)

The criterion of true beauty is that it increases on examination; of false, that it lessens. Fulke Greville

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

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. Audrey Hepburn

Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty. David Hume

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Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are. Markus Zusak

Faith makes all things possible. Hope makes all things work. Love makes all things beautiful. May you have all three. Unknown

If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it. Frank Lloyd Wright

Beauty intoxicates the eyes, as wine does the body; both are morally fatal if indulged. John Godfrey Saxe

That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful. Ninon de L’Enclos

Beauty without grace is a hook without a bait. Ninon de l’Enclos

But he who dares not grasp the thorn. Should never crave the rose. Anne Brontë

Related: How to Find Beauty in Life (thinksimplenow.com)


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A beautiful thing is never perfect. Egyptian proverb

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Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He started journaling, reflecting, writing his thoughts, feelings and quotes.

His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal.

A few years later, he started his first website to share his love of quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, husband, and INFJ.

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, bananas, SEO, human potential, and education.

You can find him on X, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube.

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October 31, 2022

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