Thoughtful Beauty Quotes About Inner Beauty And Outer Beauty

This collection of beauty quotes is about all different kinds of beauty. There are quotes here about inner beauty, outer beauty, and the kind of beauty that makes the world a more pleasant place to live. No matter what form it takes, we hope you find something in these quotes to inspire you.

What is Beautiful?

Beauty comes in many forms. It can be found in a smile, a kind word, or a simple act of caring. Beauty can take a physical form, such as a work of art or a sunset. It can also be found in an intangible form, such as love or laughter.

In today’s world, there is an emphasis on outward beauty. We are bombarded with images of perfect bodies and flawless faces. It is easy to forget that true beauty comes from within.

These quotes about beauty will make you think about what is beautiful on many different levels, including inner beauty and outer beauty.

Best Beauty Quotes

 

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


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

– Fulke Greville


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


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

– Eminem


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

Maya Angelou

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


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

– Michel de Montaigne


It’s just a bad day. Not a bad life.

– Unknown

It’s just a bad day. Not a bad life.


Don’t cry over the past, it’s gone. Don’t stress about the future, it hasn’t arrived. Live in the present and make it beautiful.

– Unknown


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


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

– G.K. Chesterton


Beauty and folly are sisters.

– German proverb


Beauty without grace is a hook without a bait.

– Ninon de l’Enclos


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

– Unknown


Pure design appeals to the eye just as absolute music appeals to the ear.

– Denman Waldo Ross


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


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

– Frederick Lynch


Beauty Within Quotes

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

– Alice Walker

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


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

– Greek proverb


Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.

– Thich Nhat Hanh


There is no perfection, only beautiful versions of brokenness.

– Shannon L. Alder

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


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson


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

– Francis Bacon


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

– Misty Copeland


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

– Mother Teresa


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

– Thich Nhat Hanh


The beautiful is always bizarre.

– Charles Baudelaire


A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

– Coco Chanel


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

– Christopher Morley


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


Poetry moves heaven and earth.

– Japanese proverb

Poetry moves heaven and earth.


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

Helen Keller


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

– Albert Einstein


What is Beauty Quotes

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

– Kailash Satyarthi


Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

– David Hume


Beautiful things don’t ask for attention.

– Unknown

Beautiful things don’t ask for attention.


Sometimes there is such beauty in awkwardness.

– Ruta Sepetys

Sometimes there is such beauty in awkwardness. - Ruta Sepetys


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

Oscar Wilde


Beauty is a delightful prejudice.

– Theocritus


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

– Unknown


Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.

– Simone Weil


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

– Anne Brontë


There is beauty in simplicity.

– Unknown

There is beauty in simplicity.


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

– Samuel Beckett


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


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

– Hafez

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


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

– Walt Whitman


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


Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

– Kahlil Gibran

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


Quotes About Beauty

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

– Friedrich Nietzsche

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


Beauty awakens the soul to act.

– Dante Alighieri


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

– Anne Frank


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

– Edgar Allan Poe


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

– Leo Tolstoy


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

– Markus Zusak


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

– Joseph II


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

– Unknown


The seeds of beauty are in humility.

– Maxime Lagacé

The seeds of beauty are in humility. - Maxime Lagacé


Your happy ending may not be what you expect, but that is what will make it so special.

– Snow White (Once Upon a Time)


It’s okay not to be okay.

– Unknown


Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.

– Coco Chanel


Butterflies come to pretty flowers.

– Korean proverb

Butterflies come to pretty flowers.


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

Eleanor Roosevelt


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Confucius

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. - Confucius


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


Inspiring Quotes On Beauty

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

– Audrey Hepburn

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


Beauty is man’s voucher of immorality.

– T.C. Henley


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


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

– Oprah Winfrey


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

Marilyn Monroe


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

– Winnie The Pooh


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

Charles Dickens


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

– Maxime Lagacé


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

– Paulo Coelho


Beauty is a nectar which intoxicates the soul.

– T.C. Henley


I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty.

– Edgar Allan Poe


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

– Anne Frank


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

– Anatole France

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


A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

– John Keats


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


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

– Rumi


Beauty is in the ey of the beholder quotes

Outer beauty is a gift. Inner beauty is an accomplishment.

– Randi G. Fine


Beauty is the promise of happiness.

– Stendhal


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


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

– Unknown


Beauty and folly are generally companions.

– Baltasar Gracián


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

– Maxime Lagacé


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

– Unknown


One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.

– Sigmund Freud


If you see something beautiful in someone, speak it.

– Ruthie Lindsey


I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness.

– Karl Lagerfeld (Chanel)


Because you are alive, everything is possible.

– Thich Nhat Hanh


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

– John Godfrey Saxe


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

– Yves Saint Laurent


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

– Sophia Loren


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

– Amy Bloom


Beauty Quotations

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

– Frank Lloyd Wright


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


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

– Kahlil Gibran


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

– Richard Bach


Beauty is visible music.

– T.C. Henley


A flower blossoms for its own joy.

– Oscar Wilde

A flower blossoms for its own joy. - Oscar Wilde


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

– Sophia Loren


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

– Ryunosuke Satoro


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

– Lolly Daskal

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


This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings.

– Hafez

This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings. - Hafez


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

– Oliver Wendell Holmes


Kindness is like snow – It beautifies everything it covers.

– Kahlil Gibran

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


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

– Friedrich Nietzsche


Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.

– Oscar Wilde


That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.

– Ninon de L’Enclos


The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.

– Johann von Goethe


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

Lao Tzu

True Beauty Quotes

Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates.


Beauty lies not in a flawless complexion but in the stories that are told by each transitioning line on a woman’s face.


To me, beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin.


We have often wondered from where beauty arises.


Real beauty is to be true to oneself.


Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly lies to the bone.


Outer beauty pleases the eye. Inner beauty captivates the heart.


The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.


There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone’s spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that’s beautiful to me.


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