Quotations About / On:
Contentment is the beauty of faith.
(To my students)
Every beauty can't be loved by everybody.
(To my friends)
Beauty can be bought but to some extent.
(to my friends)
The beauty of business is that we do it with honesty
(Ethics of business)
Beauty is the dome of happiness.
With age, comfort becomes more seductive than beauty.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
Beauty is only the promise of happiness.
(Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783-1842), French author. De l'Amour, ch. 17, footnote (1822).)
In art economy is always beauty.
(Henry James (1843-1916), U.S. author. Preface repr. In The Art of the Novel, ed. R.P. Blackmur (1934). The Altar of the Dead, preface, Preface first published in The Novels and Tales of Henry James, vol. 17, New York ed. (1909).
The Altar of the Dead was originally published in 1895.)
Beauty is the outside of a dream.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
(Simone Weil (1909-1943), French philosopher, mystic. repr. In Selected Essays, ed. Richard Rees (1962). "Human Personality," (written 1943), La Table Ronde (Dec. 1950).)