Favorite Quotations ~  Beauty, 5 Raising Positive Kids In a Negative World

"To be surrounded by beautiful things has much influence upon the human creature; to make beautiful things has more." ~ Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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We are not old unless we desire to be. ~ Taylor Caldwell, Great Lion of God

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

What is most beautiful in virile men is something feminine; what is most beautiful in feminine women is something masculine. ~ Susan Sontag, Against Interpretation: And Other Essays

A woman's beauty is one of her great missions. ~ Richard Le Gallienne

So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women? ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

Beauty is an experience, nothing else. It is not a fixed pattern or an arrangement of features. It is something felt, a glow or a communicated sense of fineness. ~ D. H. Lawrence

Spend all you have for loveliness. ~ Sara Teasdale

People who are confident without a scrap of make-up and look healthy, happy and glowing, seem like natural beauties to me. ~ Eleonore Crompton

Beauty is truth, truth beauty – that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need know. ~ John Keats

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

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