Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Ambrose Bierce

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beauty without expression is boring.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.

Mahatma Gandhi

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

Albert Einstein