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Beauty is truth, truth beauty. That is all ye know, and all ye need to know.
– John Keats, -
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Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
– Edgar Allen Poe
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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
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beauty plus personality equal model while beauty plus personality plus spirituality equals super model
– ambassador chris
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Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.
– André Breton
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Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Beauty, Elegance, Grace and Truth in the Universe don't lie outside, but are always inside - within the brilliance of our mind and the brightness in our heart. Always maintain it, rekindle it, and never let it fade away or die. The dichotomy of life is that we must seek Beauty, Elegance, Grace and Truth within first, so as to understand the outside that is often without.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Beauty, Fame and Power have their common denominator - they all are fickle. They can also be described as faithless, flighty and frivolous. They all enable you to soar high when they are with you, and yet they also drop you from the greatest heights without any prior warning. They all trip you up when you are least expecting it. Fools are hypnotized by them, while Wise manage them smartly keeping their feet firmly on the ground. Be Wise, and do not get carried away with Beauty, Fame and Power. Good luck!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Beauty, more than bitterness Makes the heart break.
– Sara Teasdale
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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)
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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
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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
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Because anticipate rather than search the bushes. (Car plutôt anticiper - Que les fourrés rechercher.) [Fables1, The Rabbit and the Hedgehog / Le Lapin et le Hérisson]
– Charles de LEUSSE
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because for years I thought what was good for the country was good for General Motors and vice versa.
– Charles Erwin Wilson
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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
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Because he once wrote, "We must love one another or die," he can command me to follow him.
– E.M. Forster
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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
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Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.
– Emily Dickinson
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Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.
– Emily Dickinson
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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
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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
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Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.
– Amelia Burr
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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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Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
– Bernard Mandeville
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Because just as good morals, if they are to be maintained, have need of the laws, so the laws, if they are to be observed, have need of good morals.
– Niccolò Machiavelli
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