Beauty seen is never lost, God’s colors all are fast.
The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to the beauty it can be clothed in, but also to its essential quality of being the present.
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
Beauty is first and foremost an emotion.
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.
Beauty awakens the soul to act.