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"I always loved aesthetics. Not particularly fashion, but an idea of beauty." - Miuccia Prada

"People ridiculously overvalue aesthetics and beauty when evaluating products. It's one of the reasons iPods, and, for that matter, Keanu Reeves, are so successful." - Joel Spolsky

"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

"Aesthetics is both politics and philosophy, a series of agreements and disagreements between subjective minds." - Jimenez Lai

"What is the use of aesthetics if they can neither teach how to produce beauty nor how to appreciate it in good taste? It exists because it behooves rational human beings to provide reasons for their actions and assessments. Even if aesthetics are not the mathematics of beauty, they are the proof of the calculation." - Franz Grillparzer

"Beauty is truth, truth beauty" - John Keats

"Aesthetics - rather than reason - shapes our thought processes. First comes aesthetics, then logic. 'Thinking in Numbers' is not about an attempt to impress the reader but to include the reader, draw the reader in, by explaining my experiences - the beauty I feel in a prime number, for example." - Daniel Tammet

"Neutrality has its own aesthetics." - Wim Crouwel

"Ethics and aesthetics are one." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Most craft give a nod, however brief and unfriendly, towards beauty. Vogon ships did not nod towards beauty. They pulled on ski masks and mugged beauty in a dark alley They spat in the eye of beauty and bludgeoned their wait through the notions of aesthetics and aerodynamics. Vogon cruisers did not so much travel through space as defile it and toss it aside." - Eoin Colfer

"I don't think it is even possible to define what a good photograph is, so it is difficult to instruct anybody how to make one. Beauty and aesthetics are subjective, and very much in the mind of the beholder." - Michael Kenna

"I can be critical of Beyonce and yet also appreciate aspects of her power and representation. I can especially critique the way white supremacist aesthetics more often than not informs her presentation of self and yet still acknowledge her beauty." - Bell Hooks

"Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates." - Kate Angell

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

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

"Beauty has never been an important topic in the writings of the major psychologists. In fact, for Jung, aesthetics is a weak, early stage of development. He follows the Germanic view that ethics is more important than aesthetics, and he draws a stark contrast between the two. Freud may have written about literature a bit, but an aesthetic sensitivity is not part of his psychology." - James Hillman

"Television is coitus interruptus brought into aesthetics." - Norman Mailer

"The term "black metal" has become a lot looser, or can include a larger range of sounds and extra-musical aesthetics, not just Satan and power chords." - Colin Marston

"I'm very proud of Soviet aesthetics." - Dasha Zhukova

"I like the aesthetics of the Church." - Andres Serrano

"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

"How goodness heightens beauty!" - Hannah More

"All beauty contains darkness." - Daniel Odier

"Zits are beauty marks." - Kurt Cobain

"Beauty is our business." - Edsger Dijkstra

"Beauty can inspire miracles." - Benjamin Disraeli

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

"Beauty rests on necessities." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Beauty comes from tenderness." - Katherine Center

"Beauty? What's that?" - Larry Wall

"Beauty from order springs." - William King

"Beauty surrounds us." - Rumi

"Beauty is objectified pleasure." - George Santayana

"She's no beauty, mate" - Libba Bray

"Exuberance is beauty." - William Blake

"Truth is beauty" - Lisi Harrison

"Beauty is everything." - Jorja Fox

"How goodness heightens beauty!" - Milan Kundera

"Integrity reveals beauty." - Thomas Leonard

"Beauty only happens once." - Jacques Derrida

"Beauty is embarrassing." - Wayne White

"Beauty is not everything!" - Chita Rivera

"Form follows beauty." - Oscar Niemeyer

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

"Domination has its own aesthetics, and democratic domination has its democratic aesthetics." - Herbert Marcuse

"I had seen faces in photographs I might have found beautiful had I known even vaguely in what beauty was supposed to consist. And my father's face, on his death-bolster, had seemed to hint at some form of aesthetics relevant to man. But the faces of the living, all grimace and flush, can they be described as objects?" - Samuel Beckett

"When you come from an environment that's military, and they don't stress that topic of aesthetics or beauty pageants and makeup, there are a lot of things you just don't have that city girls have. Or the country girl who goes to movies and dreams of going to Hollywood as an actress." - Pam Grier

"Beauty, like all other qualities presented to human experience, is relative; and the definition of it becomes unmeaning and useless in proportion to its abstractness. To define beauty not in the most abstract, but in the most concrete terms possible, not to find a universal formula for it, but the formula which expresses most adequately this or that special manifestation of it, is the aim of the true student of aesthetics." - Walter Pater

"Danger hides in beauty and beauty in danger." - Belva Plain

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

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

"Beauty might bring happiness, but happiness always brings beauty." - Kevyn Aucoin

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

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

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

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

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

"Beauty of mind creates freedom. Freedom of mind creates beauty." - Ann Demeulemeester

"Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies." - John Donne

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

"Let peace and beauty reign." - Moby

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

"real beauty is never vain." - Ellen Buckingham Mathews

"The playful search for beauty." - Eva Zeisel

"Lying - remembering beauty in truth." - Beatrice Sparks

"Beauty is a social necessity." - James Goldsmith

"Beauty comes when fashion succeeds" - Coco Chanel

"Finding beauty in the dissonance" - Maynard James Keenan

"Beauty would save the world." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

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

"Everything changes, but beauty remains." - Kelly Clarkson

"Life is beauty admire it!" - Mother Teresa

"Great sport has intellectual beauty." - Rick Carlisle

"Science grows and Beauty dwindles." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Beauty vanishes; virtue is lasting." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Truth reveals itself in beauty." - Rabindranath Tagore

"I am waylaid by beauty." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"I find beauty in melancholy." - Alexander Mcqueen

"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

"Genius lasts longer than beauty" - Oscar Wilde

"the beauty of doing nothing" - Elizabeth Gilbert

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

"When we love, we see beauty; we speak in beauty; we walk in beauty. In love, we are beauty itself." - Catherine Ingram

"Look for beauty in everything." - Katherine Center

"The truest protest is beauty." - Phil Ochs

"Beauty is a horrible power." - Faina Ranevskaya

"Beauty seen is never lost." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"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 will save the world" - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"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

"My mother is a beauty." - Marylouise Parker

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

"Beauty is not just physical." - Halle Berry

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

"Beauty is a natural superiority." - Plato

"Beauty is a mute deception." - Theophrastus

"Why should beauty be suspect?" - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"I admire natural, untouched beauty." - Theophilus London

"I choose to paint beauty." - Igor Babailov

"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

"Beauty saves. Beauty heals. Beauty motivates. Beauty unites. Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving, of healing, of overcoming dualism." - Matthew Fox

"Aesthetics is to artists as ornithology is to birds." - Barnett Newman

"Aesthetics, ethics, and many good things in humans are contagious." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"As a visual discourse, architecture requires trained individuals to work on the refined philosophical debates. School gave me the necessary training, and I've built on this based on my own aesthetics, as most do." - Jimenez Lai

"Aesthetics is for painting as Ornithology is for the birds." - Barnett Newman

"Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated." - Paul Rand

"Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process." - Paul Rand

"I find the aesthetics of the 20th century hopelessly barren." - Twyla Tharp

"I never went in thinking, "You're an African-American woman, so you're never going to win." I was just in career doing beauty pageants for the experience, and to show my brains and talent and help break stereotypes. It wasn't like, "Oh, I'll become a star. I'm beautiful." I never thought I was pretty. I couldn't even put on eyelashes or makeup. When you come from an environment that's military, and they don't stress that topic of aesthetics or beauty pageants and makeup, there are a lot of things you just don't have that city girls have." - Pam Grier

"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

"The pain passes, but the beauty remains." - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"Modesty is the citadel of beauty." - Demades

"God is beautiful and He loves beauty." - Nazr Mohammed

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

"Beauty is a possession not our own." - Bion of Smyrna

"Restraint is the better part of beauty." - Frances Gray Patton

"Beauty is only bearable when you're happy." - Helen Kieran Reilly

"Beauty compels us; reason merely cajoles." - Mason Cooley

"What is beauty? It's what you love." - Yoko Ono

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

"Beauty is the door to another world..." - Wojciech Kurtyka

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

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

"I can't stop pointing to the beauty." - Rumi

"Without transcendence, life has no beauty." - Deepak Chopra

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



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