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"Beauty is the main positive form of the aesthetic assimilation of reality, in which aesthetic ideal finds it direct expression." - Karl Marx

"Beauty is the main positive form of the aesthetic assimilation of reality, in which aesthetic ideal finds it direct expression..." - Karl Marx

"Kitsch tends to wallow in beauty - its shortcoming is not aesthetic, but ethical" - Hermann Broch

"The throat chakra is the center that is aesthetic. It gives an appreciation of beauty." - Frederick Lenz

"The aesthetic serviceability of objects of beauty is not greatly nor universally heightened by possession." - Thorstein Veblen

"Just because something causes you to have a feeling of aesthetic beauty does not make it a work of art." - Fred Ross

"When nature suffers because it is destroyed by human activities, the notion of beauty is really losing its meaning, because nothing is more aesthetic than the natural beauty." - Marieta Maglas

"The aesthetic, as I understand it, is really about the way in which we understand beauty and speak and think about beauty." - Kwame Dawes

"It would seem that more than function itself, simplicity is the deciding factor in the aesthetic equation. One might call the process beauty through function and simplification." - Raymond Loewy

"There are few humanities that could surpass in discipline, in beauty, in emotional and aesthetic satisfaction, those humanities which are called mathematics, and the natural sciences." - Robert Watson-Watt

"...the feeling of mathematical beauty, of the harmony of numbers and of forms, of geometric elegance. It is a genuinely aesthetic feeling, which all mathematicians know" - Henri Poincare

"It's odd that there is a high level of appreciation of nature. There is the aesthetic side that really loves nature and beauty." - Jerry Garcia

"The aesthetic experience has to be given. And beauty is a regular experience of every person - every person who is not clinically depressed!" - Peter Schjeldahl

"The aesthetic dimension of the ideal state comes out in the idea of harmony, which is the classical idea of beauty as "concinnitas" or "unity-in-variety"." - Frederick C. Beiser

"The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there's a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder." - Helena Christensen

"I thought to discourage aesthetics... I threw the bottlerack and the urinal in their faces and now they admire them for their aesthetic beauty." - Marcel Duchamp

"I had always wanted to expand to beauty, but I knew I wanted to be able to translate my design aesthetic in an authentic way." - Charlotte Ronson

"For two thousand years, the Church has guided the development of music, carefully legislating to fuse artistic talent and aesthetic beauty with the demands of the Faith." - Richard Morris

"If sorrow and beauty are all tied up together, then perhaps maturity brings with it not what Nabhan calls abstraction, but an aesthetic sense that partially redeems the losses time brings and finds beauty in the faraway." - Rebecca Solnit

"Without an allegiance to beauty, art degenerates into a caricature of itself. It is beauty that animates aesthetic experience, making it so seductive; but aesthetic experience itself degenerates into a kind of fetish or idol if it is held up as an end in itself, untested by the rest of life." - Roger Kimball

"There is beauty, heartbreaking beauty, everywhere." - Edward Abbey

"Outer beauty is inner beauty made visible ..." - Paulo Coelho

"There's no specific aesthetic other than a sense of the beautiful itself, I suppose." - Kristoffer Rygg

"Welcome Beauty, banish fear." - Francesca Lia Block

"Beauty lives with kindness." - William Shakespeare

"brains last, beauty doesn't." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Character contributes to beauty." - Jacqueline Bisset

"Exuberance is Beauty" - William Blake

"Zits are beauty marks." - Kurt Cobain

"Beauty can inspire miracles." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I don't understand beauty." - Douglas Coupland

"How goodness heightens beauty!" - Milan Kundera

"Form follows beauty." - Oscar Niemeyer

"Give beauty back, beauty, beauty, beauty, back to God, beauty's self and beauty's giver." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"People hide behind the word aesthetic. They say, 'Well, it's just that designer's aesthetic.' But when you see 18 seasons in a row and not one single model outside a certain skin color...? There are people in the industry who are advocates, who support diversity. And there are people who do not. I don't get it. Beauty is universal. These doors have to open," - Joan Smalls

"People hide behind the word aesthetic. They say, "Well, it's just that designer's aesthetic." But when you see 18 seasons in a row and not one single model outside a certain skin color...? There are people in the industry who are advocates, who support diversity. And there are people who do not. I do' get it. Beauty is universal. These doors have to open," - Joan Smalls

"Schinkel's aesthetic was not a crudely materialistic "truth to material" affair... but rather an attempt to inform iron and other industrial materials with an appropriate beauty through the direct collaboration of the artist in the manufacturing process." - Karl Friedrich Schinkel

"Surgery is not my job. I have been the first artist to use aesthetic surgery in another context - not to appear younger or better according to the designated pattern. I wanted to disrupt the standarts of beauty." - Orlan

"Painting is a duality and abstract painting is an entirely aesthetic thing. It always remains on one level. It is only really interesting in the beauty of its patterns or its shapes." - Francis Bacon

"The flux of life is pouring its aesthetic aspect into your eyes, your ears - and you ignore it because you are looking for your canons of beauty in some sort of frame or glass case or tradition." - Mina Loy

"The highest aim of the aesthetic being is to find the Divine through beauty; the highest Art is that which by an inspired use of significant and interpretative form unseals the door of the spirit." - Sri Aurobindo

"I think there is an elegance and balance to design in nature that is the starting point for creating something of beauty. But I would hate the idea of being defined by anything other than my own aesthetic." - Dominic Jones

"I love going somewhere like Japan where you can't understand a word of the advertising - you just see it for its aesthetic beauty, without feeling that you're being sold something." - Stanley Donwood

"I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty. That the reasons flyers fly, whether they know it or not, is the aesthetic appeal of flying." - Amelia Earhart

"In aesthetic theory it might be extremely difficult, if not quite impracticable, to draw a line between the canon of classicism, or regard for the archaic, and the canon of beauty." - Thorstein Veblen

"Fascism is fundamentally and at bottom an aesthetic conception, and . . . it is your function as creators of beautiful things to portray with the greatest efficacy the sublime beauty and inevitable reality of the Fascist ideal." - Louis De Bernieres

"You look at women at the Republican convention and women at the Democratic convention. Republicans have a certain aesthetic beauty that involves more makeup, bigger hair, more lurid outfits." - Ron Reagan

"Were we to aim in every case at the kind of supreme beauty exemplified by Sta Maria della Salute, we should end with aesthetic overload. The clamorous masterpieces, jostling for attention side by side, would lose their distinctiveness, and the beauty of each of them would be at war with the beauty of the rest." - Roger Scruton

"The taste of the more recent accessions to the leisure class proper and of the middle and lower classes still requires a pecuniary beauty to supplement the aesthetic beauty, even in those objects which are primarily admired for the beauty that belongs to them as natural growths." - Thorstein Veblen

"As for complicating the black metal aesthetic, I don't care about that since it was never a goal of mine to lay out any particular preconceived aesthetic, let alone one of traditional black metal where pseudonyms are adopted." - Colin Marston

"I always just been a fan of the music... and the aesthetic only in an abstract sense." - Colin Marston

"The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart" - Rumi

"Beauty is not required. Beauty is accuracy's distraction." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life." - S.D. Gordon

"The immense beauty, the vast almost unbearable beauty of justice." - Martin Firrell

"beauty, real beauty, ends where an intellectual expression begins." - Oscar Wilde

"Beauty is a cheap word, but beauty remains priceless." - Dejan Stojanovic

"Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty." - Edmund Burke

"Beauty is more important in computing than anywhere else in technology because software is so complicated. Beauty is the ultimate defense against complexity. ... The geniuses of the computer field, on the the other hand, are the people with the keenest aesthetic senses, the ones who are capable of creating beauty. Beauty is decisive at every level: the most important interfaces, the most important programming languages, the winning algorithms are the beautiful ones." - David Gelernter

"Let peace and beauty reign." - Moby

"Accuracy is essential to beauty." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The playful search for beauty." - Eva Zeisel

"Beauty would save the world." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"...the bewildering beauty of Paris..." - Allen Ginsberg

"Life is beauty admire it!" - Mother Teresa

"Great sport has intellectual beauty." - Rick Carlisle

"In naked beauty most adorned." - John Milton

"... the monotonous beauty of wealth." - Judith Guest

"From out of pain, beauty." - Irving Stone

"Beauty is a frail good." - Ovid

"Virtue lives when Beauty dies." - Bill Vaughan

"Newness hath an evanescent beauty." - Heinrich Heine

"Beauty drawes more then oxen." - George Herbert

"Beauty is a delightful prejudice." - Theocritus

"Beauty,-the fading rainbow's pride." - Fitz-Greene Halleck

"the beauty of doing nothing" - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Beauty isn't made of sugar." - Diana Wynne Jones

"Beauty is a horrible power." - Faina Ranevskaya

"Beauty is only skin-deep." - Proverbs

"The beauty is the balance." - Frazey Ford

"Charm is more than beauty." - Proverbs

"Beauty draws more than oxen." - George Herbert

"Beauty like hers is genius." - Dante Gabriel Rossetti

"Beauty without expression is boring." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Beauty comes from the inside." - Kathy Ireland

"Beauty is a fragile gift." - Ovid

"Beauty is the lover's gift." - William Congreve

"My mother is a beauty." - Mary-Louise Parker

"Beauty is a natural superiority." - Plato

"Health and cheerfulness make beauty" - Miguel De Cervantes

"Don't practice for cosmetic beauty, practice for cosmic beauty. Practice for inner beauty and inner light." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"You may object that by speaking of simplicity and beauty I am introducing aesthetic criteria of truth, and I frankly admit that I am strongly attracted by the simplicity and beauty of mathematical schemes which nature presents us. You must have felt this too: the almost frightening simplicity and wholeness of the relationship, which nature suddenly spreads out before us." - Werner Heisenberg

"I hate that aesthetic game of the eye and the mind, played by these connoisseurs, these mandarins who "appreciate" beauty. What is beauty, anyway? There's no such thing. I never "appreciate," any more than I "like." I love it or I hate." - Pablo Picasso

"For me it's really important that the work here displays an aesthetic of decay along with the sunken boat with the broken ceramic pieces. They form a unity in showing the power of destruction, the beauty of destruction, whether it's from nature- because the boat has sunk- or through other forces. It's really the beauty of decay and death that holds a power here." - Cai Guo-Qiang

"Mars is not an aesthetic God." - John Brown Gordon

"Women are less aesthetic than men." - Alice Eve

"Only men are capable of aesthetic greatness." - Brian Sewell

"Without the aesthetic, the computer is but a mindless speed machine, producing effects without substance, form without relevant content, or content without meaningful form." - Paul Rand

"What liberates the imagination is the sense that work in its theory and practice holds aesthetic possibilities, that jobs can be elegantly conceived and gracefully done. This sense of beauty unlocks feelings of pleasure and love and breaks down the barrier between worker and work and commit to work not merely the "thinking" consciousness but the full resources of mind." - Robert Grudin

"A woman's beauty lies, not in any exaggeration of the specialized zones, nor in any general harmony that could be worked out by means of the sectio aurea or a similar aesthetic superstition; but in the arabesque of the spine. The curve by which the back modulates into the buttocks. It is here that grace sits and rides a woman's body." - John Updike

"A woman's beauty lies, not in any exaggeration of the specialized zones, nor in any general harmony that could be worked out by means of the sectio aurea or a similar aesthetic superstition; but in the arabesque of the spine. The curve by which the back modulates into the buttocks. It is here that grace sits and rides a woman's body." - John Updike

"If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it." - Ouida

"They gutted the book, making an action movie for 15-25 year olds. Tolkien became...devoured by his popularity and absorbed by the absurdity of the time. The gap widened between the beauty, the seriousness of the work, and what it has become is beyond me. This level of marketing reduces to nothing the aesthetic and philosophical significance of this work." - Christopher Tolkien

"The chasm between the beauty and seriousness of the work, and what it has become, has overwhelmed me. The commercialization has reduced the aesthetic and philosophical impact of the creation to nothing. There is only one solution for me: to turn my head away." - Christopher Tolkien

"After illuminating the work of Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Louise Bourgeois, Balthus, and other modern artists, Mieke Bal again demonstrates her extraordinary flair for cultural criticism in taking on the work of Doris Salcedo, exploring the philosophical and aesthetic stakes of this committed political art and the relation between beauty, violence, and memory. A tour de force." - Jonathan Culler

"The aesthetic value of creation cannot be overlooked. Our very contact with nature has a deep restorative power; contemplation of its magnificence imparts peace and serenity. The Bible speaks again and again of the goodness and beauty of creation, which is called to glorify God." - Pope John Paul Ii

"If the universal is the essential, then it is the basis of all life and art. Recognizing and uniting with universal therefore gives us the greatest aesthetic satisfaction, the greatest emotion of beauty. the more this union with the universal is felt, the more individual subjectivity declines." - Piet Mondrian

"Sabina's initial inner revolt against Communism was aesthetic rather than ethical in character. What repelled her was not nearly so much the ugliness of the Communist world (ruined castles transformed into cow sheds) as the mask of beauty it tried to wear-in other words, Communist kitsch." - Milan Kundera

"In particular I want to talk about natural black hair, and how it's not just hair. I mean, I'm interested in hair in sort of a very aesthetic way, just the beauty of hair, but also in a political way: what it says, what it means." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"The distinction between a gallery and a museum is enormous. The gallery is about looking at a thing of beauty; the purpose of the activity is an aesthetic response. The museum is actually about the object that lets you get into somebody else's life." - Neil Macgregor

"Famously, Anne Boleyn was not a beauty: she was more about quirkiness and an innate sensuality, and there are a lot of references to her eyes. Which sends out a great message for women, because life is not about the aesthetic all the time." - Natalie Dormer

"I like to find the beauty in the ugly. When I'm in a thrift store, I gravitate toward pieces I know I'll wear a ton, and insane pieces that I'm sure most people would consider gross. But I find them inspiring. Our van is currently stocked with some of my random findings from this tour. Maybe I'll call my aesthetic 'van fashion.'" - Victoria Legrand

"I like to find the beauty in the ugly. When I'm in a thrift store, I gravitate toward pieces I know I'll wear a ton, and insane pieces that I'm sure most people would consider gross. But I find them inspiring. Our van is currently stocked with some of my random findings from this tour. Maybe I'll call my aesthetic 'van fashion." - Victoria Legrand

"Although people often equate them, glamour is not the same as beauty, stylishness, luxury, celebrity, or sex appeal. It is not limited to fashion or film; nor is it intrinsically feminine. It is not a collection of aesthetic markers - a style, as fashion and design use the word." - Virginia Postrel

"In my teaching, I try to expose my students to the widest range of aesthetic possibilities, so I'll offer them stories from Anton Chekhov to Denis Johnson, from Flannery O'Connor to A.M. Homes, and perhaps investigating all that strange variation of beauty has rubbed off on me. Or perhaps that's why I enjoy teaching literature." - Changrae Lee

"Envying another's beauty will diminish your own. But when you praise beauty in others your own beauty deepens." - Daisaku Ikeda

"Ugliness is more inventive than beauty. Beauty always follows certain camps. I think it's more amusing - ugliness - than beauty." - Umberto Eco

"You define beauty for yourself, society does' define your beauty. Your spirit and your faith defines your beauty." - Lady Gaga

"You define beauty for yourself, society doesn't define your beauty. Your spirit and your faith defines your beauty." - Lady Gaga

"Well I do find the beauty in animals. I find beauty everywhere. I find beauty in my garden." - Doris Day

"I always say you can never be extravagant with beauty. Beauty is God made real. Beauty is life." - Imelda Marcos

"Beauty, without kindness, dies unenjoyed and undelighting." - Samuel Johnson

"I think there is beauty in everything." - Alexander Mcqueen

"Strangeness is a necessary ingredient in beauty." - Charles Baudelaire

"Love gives beauty to everything it touches." - Rabindranath Tagore

"People always get used to beauty though." - John Green

"Beauty is whatever anyone thinks is beautiful." - Rei Kawakubo

"Beauty is an opinion not a fact" - Hayden Panettiere

"Beauty can be seen in all things......" - Matt Hardy

"Beauty loses its relish; the graces never." - Henry Home, Lord Kames

"Youth without beauty is half a prize." - Ellen G White

"Like beauty, stardom too is skin-deep." - Shahrukh Khan

"Follow only beauty and obey only love." - Khalil Gibran

"Beauty is the arrowhead of evangelization." - Robert Barron

"Look for the beauty in things." - Maya Angelou

"Beauty is cruel, cruelty is beautiful." - Kate Cann

"I love Rihanna. She's such a beauty!" - Amanda Bynes

"Beauty is in all shapes and sizes" - Holland Roden

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius" - Marilyn Monroe

"hate contains truth. beauty is a facade." - Charles Bukowski

"In your beauty, how to make poems." - Rumi

"There is no beauty without order." - Pearl S Buck

"True beauty consists of purity of heart." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Never underestimate the healing effects of beauty." - Florence Nightingale

"Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold." - William Shakespeare

"Beauty is a gift of God." - Aristotle

"Beauty is the child of love." - Havelock Ellis

"My responsibility is to truth and beauty." - Amiri Baraka

"The best beauty secret is sunblock." - Christie Brinkley

"Truth has beauty, power, and necessity." - Sylvia Townsend Warner



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