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Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
– Mere
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
– Stendhal
Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.
– Michelangelo Buonarroti
Beauty is the radiance of truth, and the frangrance of goodness.
– Vincent McNabb
Beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only the shallow people who do not judge by appearances.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
Beauty is truth, truth beauty. That is all ye know, and all ye need to know.
– John Keats, -
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
– Edgar Allen Poe
Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due -- she reminds us too much of a prima donna.
– E. M. Forster
beauty plus personality equal model while beauty plus personality plus spirituality equals super model
– ambassador chris
Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.
– André Breton
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty, more than bitterness Makes the heart break.
– Sara Teasdale
Beavers bred in captivity, inhabiting a concrete pool, will, if given the timber, fatuously go through all the motions of damming and ancestral stream.
– Evelyn Waugh, Work Suspended (1943)
Bebop was about change, about evolution. It wasn't about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.
– Miles Davis
Because a thing is difficult for you, do not therefore suppose it to be beyond mortal power. On the contrary, if anything is possible and proper for man to do, assume that it must fall within your own capacity.
– Marcus Aurelius, Meditations – Book Six
because for years I thought what was good for the country was good for General Motors and vice versa.
– Charles Erwin Wilson
Because he did not have time to read every new book in his field, the great Polish anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski used a simple and efficient method of deciding which ones were worth his attention: Upon receiving a new book, he immediately checked the index to see if his name was cited, and how often. The more "Malinowski" the more compelling the book. No "Malinowski," and he doubted the subject of the book was anthropology at all.
– Neil Postman
Because he once wrote, "We must love one another or die," he can command me to follow him.
– E.M. Forster
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes.' They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes.'
– Clare Booth Luce
Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.
– Emily Dickinson
Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
– Emily Dickinson
Because I had goodwill for all, I thought all were my friends; and then I learned of treachery, that some preferred my end. A glorious day, the one I learned the meaning of the word. It's good to know my enemies, though their reasons are absurd.
– Vanna Bonta
Because I have been a magician for many years, people have often asked me whether I ever have sawn a woman in half. I reply, Oh, yes I've sawn over seventy women in half in my lifetime, and I'm learning the second half of the trick now.
– Raymond Smullyan
Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.
– Amelia Burr
Because I'm technologically able to find a like-minded person on the other side of the globe, I'm also more interested in making friends with my next-door neighbor.
– Jeffrey Klein

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