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Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest. - Goethe

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. - Helen Keller

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it. - Ivan Panin

The criterion of true beauty is that it increases on examination; if false, that it lessens. There is therefore, something in true beauty that corresponds with right reason, and is not the mere creation of fancy. - Lord Greville

Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar. - Percy Bysshe Shelley

By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity. - Vernon Howard

That which is striking and beautiful is not always good; but that which is good is always beautiful. - Ninon De L'Enclos

Walk on a rainbow trail; walk on a trail of song, and all about you will be beauty. There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail.  - Edward A. Navajo

Beauty is whatever gives joy. - Hugh Nibley