beauty

A Quote by Edna Frohock on beauty, earth, and seasons

Summer, fall, winter, spring, The seasons rotate as each brings its special beauty to this earth of ours. Winters' snow and Summers' flowers Frozen rivers will flow come spring, There is a renewal of everything.

Edna Frohock

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A Quote by Edna St. Vincent Millay on beauty, day, earth, peace, and vision

Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare. Let all who prate of Beauty hold their peace, And lay them prone upon the earth and cease To ponder on themselves, the while they stare At nothing, intricately drawn nowhere In shapes of shifting lineage; let geese Gabble and hiss, but heroes seek release From dusty bondage into luminous air. O blinding hour, O holy, terrible day, When first the shaft into his vision shone Of light anatomized! Euclid alone Has looked on Beauty bare. Fortunate they Who, though once only and then but far away, Have heard her massive sandal set on stone.

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950)

Source: Sonnet, Euclid Alone Has Looked on Beauty Bare, 1923

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A Quote by Edmund Spenser on beauty and kindness

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.

Edmund Spenser (1552 - 1599)

Source: Hymn of Beauty

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A Quote by Edmund Burke on beauty

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Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on beauty, boredom, glory, and home

To Helen Helen, thy beauty is to me Like those Nicean barks of yore That gently, o'er a perfumed sea, The weary, way-worn wanderer bore To his own native shore. On desperate seas long wont to roam, Thy hyacinth hair, thy classic face, Thy Naiad airs have brought me home To the glory that was Greece, And the grandeur that was Rome. Lo, in yon brilliant window-niche How statue-like I see thee stand, The agate lamp within thy hand, Ah! Psyche, from the regions which Are Holy Land!

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

Source: To Helen

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A Quote by Edgar Allan Poe on beauty, kindness, soul, and tears

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849)

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A Quote by Dr. Laurence J. Peter & Raymond Hull on beauty, competence, and truth

Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Dr. Laurence J. Peter (1919 - 1990)

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A Quote by Elizabeth Kubler Ross on beauty, darkness, and people

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler Ross

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A Quote by Dr. Dale E. Turner on age, beauty, dreams, and possibility

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

Dr. Dale E. Turner

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A Quote by Douglas Jones on beauty, circumstances, death, foolishness, good, justice, life, passion, poetry, reflection, time, and trying

I think the main culprit is modernity itself. Modernity and beauty simply don't mix. Pragmatism and an industrial-sized busyness denigrate everything that can't squeeze out of a calculator. And the first thing to die under such circumstances is a passion for beauty. For those trying desperately to jump over moving hurdles, pursuing beauty is just foolishness. . . . We just don't have the time for poetry; beauty isn't useful, we say, until we're in our eighties, when many finally reflect and realize that beauty was truly essential to a good life that has now slipped by.

Douglas Jones

Source: Men Hate Poetry

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