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Beauty Displaying 1 through 10 of 12 Quotes

"A thing of beauty is a joy forever."  (John Keats)

"Beauty awakens the soul to act."  (Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321)

"Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it."  (Georges Bataille)

"Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul."  (The Prophet Mohammad)

"I heard the old, old, men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away, like the waters.'"  (William Butler Yeats)

"I love Los Angeles.  I love Hollywood.  They're beautiful.  Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic.  I want to be plastic."  (Andy Warhol, Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up)

"The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason."  (John Cage)

"The most beautiful things in the world are the most useless, peacocks and lilies, for instance."  (John Ruskin)

"The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet."  (Andy Warhol)

"The perception of beauty is a moral test."  (Henry David Thoreau)

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