The 30+ Most Inspiring Beauty Quotes of All Time

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June 20th, 2018   |   Updated on February 26th, 2020

1. We rounded up 45 of the best beauty quotes ever: some that’ll make you laugh, others that might make you reach for the nearest tube of lip gloss, and, hopefully, some that might even make you rethink your own beauty philosophy.


2. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”-Marilyn Monroe

3. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”-Jim Henson


4. “Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.”-Markus Zusak


5. “For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.For beautiful hair, let a child run his fingers through it once a day.For poise, walk with the knowledge you’ll never walk alone.We leave you a tradition with a future. The tender loving care of human beings will never become obsolete. People even more than things have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed and redeemed and redeemed. Never throw out anybody.Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands: one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.Your good old days” are still ahead of you, may you have many of them.”-Sam Levenson

6. “That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.”-John Green


7. “Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.”-Anne Frank


8. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”-Maya Angelou


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


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


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


12. “That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.”-F. Scott Fitzgerald

13. “Do you think I’m pretty? I think you’re beautiful Beautiful? You are so beautiful, it hurts sometimes.”-Richelle Mead


14. “It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” -Leo Tolstoy


15. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” -Rabindranath Tagore


16. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” -Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
17. “You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.”-Amy Bloom


18. “What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.”-Scott Westerfeld


19. “Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.”-Clive Barker


20. “I wanted to tell the book thief many things, about beauty and brutality. But what could I tell her about those things that she didn’t already know? I wanted to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race-that rarely do I ever simply estimate it. I wanted to ask her how the same thing could be so ugly and so glorious, and its words and stories so damning and brilliant.”-Markus Zusak
21. “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows & the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.”-Audrey Hepburn


22. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”-Marcus Aurelius


23. “There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.”-Edgar Allan Poe


24. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”-Confucius
25. “But he who dares not grasp the thorn.Should never crave the rose.”-Anne Bronte


26. “Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”-Franz Kafka


27. “Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.”-Oscar Wilde


28. “Let everything happen to you beauty and terror Just keep going no feeling is final”-Rainer Maria Rilke
29. “I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.”-Anne Frank


30. “Why do beautiful songs make you sad?’ ‘Because they aren’t true.’ ‘Never?’ ‘Nothing is beautiful and true.”-Jonathan Safran Foer


31. “Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it.”-Donna Tartt


32. “We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it’s a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.”-Marilyn Monroe

33. “In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.”-Jalaluddin Rumi


34. “You don’t love a girl because of beauty. You love her because she sings a song only you can understand.”-L.J. Smith
35. “No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


36. “The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.”-Albert Einstein


37. “I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.”-Virginia Woolf