Quotations About / On:
Forgiveness is the beauty of morality; charity is the beauty of business.
(To my friends)
Beauty induces attraction but love is not dependent on beauty.
(to my students)
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
(Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Irish philosopher, statesman. The Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, Introduction (1756).)
“The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.”
(― Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings)
When you subtract desire from beauty, you feel the bliss of pure beauty and get rid of lust.
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
How one can notice a piece of beauty unless an ugly thing will be near by; therefore ugly is part of beauty
Beauty is not often a thing to be searched; beauty is often a thing to be seen.
(to my friends)
A new beauty has been added to the splendor of the worldthe beauty of speed.
(Tommaso Marinetti (1876-1944), Italian playwright. repr. In Marinetti: Selected Writings, ed. by R.W. Flint (1971). "Foundation and Manifesto of Futurism," Figaro (Paris, Feb. 20, 1909).)
For with this desire of physical beauty mingled itself early the fear of deaththe fear of death intensified by the desire of beauty.
(Walter Pater 1839-1894, British writer, educator. originally published in Macmillan's Magazine (Aug. 1878). the narrator, in "The Child in the House," p. 163, repr. In Miscellaneous Studies, Macmillan (1895).
Regarding Florian Deleal.)