top of page

200 Inspirational Deep Aesthetic Quotes About Beauty In Life

1. “I became aesthetically obsessed with language. And ‘literally artist’ – poet and novelist – is a calling. You are called to it the way preachers are called to preaching the gospel.” – Unknown


2. “Beauty is the illumination of your soul.” – John O’Donohue


3. “Aesthetic freedom is like free speech; it is, indeed, a form of free speech.” – George Edward


4. “The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.” — Louisa May


5. “All aesthetic judgment is really cultural evaluation.” —Susan Sontag


6. “Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” - Denis Waitley


7. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Marcus Aurelius


8. “Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” – Edgar Allan Poe


9. “Aesthetic freedom is like free speech; it is, indeed, a form of free speech.” – George Edward Woodberry


10. “I hate that aesthetic game of the eye and the mind, played by these connoisseurs, these mandarins who “appreciate” beauty. What is beauty, anyway? There’s no such thing. I never “appreciate,” any more than I “like.” I love, or I hate.” – Pablo Picasso


11. “The big secret about Art is that no one wants it to be true.” - Adam Phillips


12. “The aesthetic, as I understand it, is really about the way in which we understand beauty and speak and think about beauty.” — Kwame Dawes


13. “It’s just my aesthetic: to want to feel a bit undone, effortless but not without style.” – Yigal Azrouel


14. “In so far as the mind sees things in their eternal aspect, it participates in eternity.” – Baruch Spinoza


15. “But those who seek only reassurance from life will never be more than tourists — seeing everything and trying to possess what can only be felt. Beauty is the shadow of imperfection.” – Simon Van Booy


16. “Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your future. Make your hope. Make your love. And whatever your beliefs, honour your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.” - Bradley Whitford


17. “Beauty is strangely various. There is the beauty of light and joy and strength exulting; but there is also the beauty of shade, of sorrow and sadness, and of humility oppressed.” – Arnold Bennett


18. “There is none more beautiful than the lover of beauty.” – Raheel Farooq


19. “The aesthetic can have its revenge upon ideology by revealing a power to complicate that is also a power to undermine.” —Murray Krieger


20. “We all appreciated a certain aesthetic, and with that appreciation came a certain stylized presence.” – Amber Heard


21. “If the universal is the essential, then it is the basis of all life and art. Recognizing and uniting with the universal therefore gives us the greatest aesthetic satisfaction, the greatest emotion of beauty.” – Piet Mondrian


22. “Behind the aesthetic form lies the repressed harmony of sensuousness and reason.” — Herbert Marcuse


23. “Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers… What we call art is a game.” – Octavio Paz


24. “Seeing is metamorphosis, not mechanism.” – James Elkins


25. “Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual.” — Friedrich Schiller


26. “Leonardo Da Vinci combined art and science and aesthetics and engineering, that kind of unity is needed once again.” – Ben Shneiderman


27. “Aesthetic considerations are a matter of luxury and indulgence rather than of necessity.” —Unknown


28. “Aesthetic value is often the by-product of the artist striving to do something else.” — Evelyn Waugh


29. “Back then, I was still just a fan of music. And to be a fan of music also meant to be a fan of cities, of places. Regionalism—and the creative scenes therein—played an essential role in the identification and contextualization of a sound or aesthetic.” – Carrie Brownstein


30. “All aesthetic judgment is really cultural evaluation.” – Susan Sontag


31. “As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note.” — Seamus Heaney


32. “It’s hard to combine a simple life with a love of aesthetics.” – Marty Rubin


33. “Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” — Edgar Allan Poe


34. “Aesthetics have substantial political consequences. How one view oneself as beautiful or not beautiful or desirable or not desirable has deep consequences regarding one’s feelings of self-worth and one’s capacity to be a political agent.” - Cornel West


35. “To so enter into it in nature and art that the enjoyed meanings of life may become a part of living is the attitude of aesthetic appreciation.” – George Herbert Mead


36. “Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” – Sophia Loren


37. “Beauty is sometimes born of pain.” – Sheri L. Swift


38. “I find beauty in the continual shaping of chaos which clearly embodies the primordial power of nature’s performance.” – Iris van Herpen


39. “I will try to account for the degree of my aesthetic emotion. That, I conceive, is the function of the critic.” —Clive Howard Bell


40. “...the line of beauty is the line of beauty. It doesn't matter if it's been through the Xerox machine a hundred times.” - Donna Tartt


41. “To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” – Osho


42. “There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.” – Lady Blessington


43. “It’s odd that there is a high level of appreciation of nature. There is the aesthetic side that really loves nature and beauty.” — Jerry Garcia


44. “The darkening of the world makes the irrationality of art rational: radically darkened art.” ― Theodor W. Adorno


45. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore


46. “Fashion, for me, is anything that’s aesthetic and beautiful. Art, food, film. It’s something that I appreciate and really like.” — St. Vincent


47. “Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.” – Clive Bell


48. “Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.” – Rabindranath Tagore


49. “Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.” – Alfred North Whitehead


50. “Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.” – George W. Russell


51. “Back then, I was still just a fan of music. And to be a fan of music also meant to be a fan of cities, of places. Regionalism—and the creative scenes therein—played an essential role in the identification and contextualization of a sound or aesthetic." - Carrie Brownstein


52. “Aesthetics is for the artist like ornithology is for the birds.” – Barnett Newman


53. “I believe that one of the most powerful things of all is aesthetics.” – Kalle Lasn


54. “Refinement creates beauty everywhere: it is the grossness of the spectator that discovers nothing but grossness in the object.” ― William Hazlitt


55. “Art is restoration: the idea is to repair the damages that are inflicted in life, to make something that is fragmented – which is what fear and anxiety do to a person – into something whole.” – Louise Bourgeois


56. “Bread cannot feed the addicts of beauty.” – Raheel Farooq


57. “I love art dealers. In some ways, they're my favourite people in the art world. Really. I love that they put their money where their taste is, create their aesthetic universes, support artists, employ people, and do all of this while letting us see art for free. Many are visionaries.” - Jerry Saltz


58. “Nothing’s perfect, the world’s not perfect. But it’s there for us, trying the best it can; that’s what makes it so damn beautiful.” – Hiromu Arakawa


59. “The line of beauty is the line of beauty. It doesn’t matter if it’s been through the Xerox machine a hundred times.” – Donna Tartt


60. “Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.” – Oscar Wilde


61. “What always seems miraculous is when aesthetic necessities yield an insight which otherwise I would have missed.” — Susan Griffin


62. “The aesthetic can have its revenge upon ideology by revealing a power to complicate that is also a power to undermine.” – Murray Krieger


63. “A Tagore surname signifies an association with aesthetics and all the best things of life. It’s enriching both personally and professionally.” – Sharmila Tagore


64. “Rules of taste enforce structures of power.” – Susan Sontag


65. “Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” - Sophia Loren


66. “Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see.”— George W. Russell


67. “Refinement creates beauty everywhere: it is the grossness of the spectator that discovers nothing but grossness in the object.” – William Hazlitt


68. “My well-known aesthetic sense, which is so obvious and personal, spontaneously spurs me to challenge myself with different disciplines.” - Giorgio Armani


69. “Aesthetic sense is the twin of one’s instinct for self-preservation and is more reliable than ethics.” ― Joseph Brodsky


70. “Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


71. “I think it’s more accurate to think of aesthetics as a key ingredient in a recipe, as opposed to the icing on the cake.” – Stephen P. Anderson


72. “Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it’s a good place that we’re all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it.” — Alice Walker


73. “Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.” – Paul Rand


74. “I was never interested in looking at myself in an aesthetic mirror. My intention was always to get away from myself, though I knew perfectly well that I was using myself. Call it a little game between 'I' and 'me.'” - Marcel Duchamp


75. “I do not trust easily. So when I tell you ‘I trust you’ please do not make me regret it.” – J. Cole


76. “Any great art work… revives and re-adapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world – the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.” – Leonard Bernstein


77. “In the life of the individual, an aesthetic sensibility is both more authentic and more commendable than a political or religious one.” - Tom Robbins


78. “Aesthetic emotion puts a man in a state favourable to the reception of erotic emotion. Art is the accomplice of love. Take love away, and there is no longer art.” - Remy de Gourmont


79. “Paper is a uniquely beautiful format, more so than the web, I think: you need to invest in the aesthetics.” – Dave Eggers


80. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius


81. “There’s no specific aesthetic other than a sense of the beautiful itself, I suppose.” — Kristoffer Rygg


82. “I hate that aesthetic game of the eye and the mind, played by these connoisseurs, these mandarins who “appreciate” beauty. What is beauty, anyway? There’s no such thing. I never “appreciate,” any more than I “like.” I love, or I hate.” - Pablo Picasso


83. “One does afford oneself the luxury to come into the studio and all day, every day, spend one’s life making aesthetic propositions. What an immense luxury.” – Anish Kapoor


84. “Pleading with those eyes, it’s obvious what I’m meant to do. I embrace the beauty and kiss it deeply.” – Patrick Bryant


85. “For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.” — Steve Jobs


86. “Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.” - Alfred North Whitehead


87. “Desire for beauty will endure and undermine the desire for truth.” ― Richard O. Prum


88. “For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.” – Steve Jobs


89. It doesn't matter if it's been through the Xerox machine a hundred times.” - Donna Tartt


90. “I will try to account for the degree of my aesthetic emotion. That, I conceive, is the function of the critic.” – Clive Bell


91. “I always loved aesthetics. Not particularly fashion, but an idea of beauty.” —Miuccia Prada


92. “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank


93. “Design is about the betterment of our lives poetically, aesthetically, experientially, sensorially, and emotionally.” – Karim Rashid


94. “Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.” - Paul Rand


95. “You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” – Amy Bloom


96. “Good befalls us while we sleep, sometimes.”― Honoré de Balzac


97. “Light has an evident, functional and aesthetic impact on our lives.” — Olafur Eliasson


98. “There's only so much you can do until you get on set and see the aesthetics of what you're dealing with. Then you see what the other players are giving to you. It's all about the transfer of energy between different actors.” - Karl Urban


99. “Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naiveté rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man – the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


100. “When you’re talking about Tim Burton, you’re talking about a guy that has such a visual sense, an aesthetic, a storytelling style. It’s like he’s got his own genre.” — Jackie Earle Haley


101. “Everything good is good because of the love it contains.” – John K. Brown


102. “All efforts to make politics aesthetic culminate in one thing, war.” – Walter Benjamin


103. “In the world there exists no aesthetic plane, not even the aesthetic plane of goodness.” – Clarice Lispector


104. “The aesthetics aren’t merely a side note, they’re as important as anything else.”― Sylvain Neuvel


105. “When I started counting my blessings my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson


106. “A rich poet from Harvard has no sense in his mind, except the aesthetic.” — Beatrice Wood.


107. “What comes from sorrow, watered by tears, grows something of beauty. A salt garden. And so this I leave behind. A harvest for those who find their way into my life and I into theirs.” ― Cindy McCormick Martinusen


108. “Aestheticism is the garbage of intuitive feeling.” – Kazimir Severinovich Malevich


109. “After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved science and art tend to coalesce in aesthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are artists as well.” – Albert Einstein


110. “In the life of the individual, an aesthetic sensibility is both more authentic and more commendable than a political or religious one.” – Tom Robbins


111. “I don’t think I have a sense of fashion. But I do have an aesthetic, which I feel is an offshoot of me working in the design industry. For example, if I am mixing and matching prints on my sofas and cushion covers, I tend to do that with my wardrobe as well.” — Twinkle Khanna


112. “Aesthetically, London is just beautiful; it’s a gorgeous city. The architecture, monuments, the parks, the small streets – it’s an incredible place to be.” – Sara Bareilles


113. “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.” – Audrey Hepburn


114. “It’s better to have a hunger and appreciation for beauty than to be merely beautiful. In the end, life is richer that way. She may learn that.” – Susan Vreeland


115. “The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.” – Louisa May Alcott


116. “I'm attracted to the rag & bone aesthetic - classic and effortless with an edge.” - Haley Bennett


117. “To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.” – Arthur Conan Doyle


118. “But those who seek only reassurance from life will never be more than tourists—seeing everything and trying to possess what can only be felt. Beauty is the shadow of imperfection.” – Simon Van Booy


119. “I fell in love with R&B music at a young age. The energy and aesthetic of that genre strike an emotional chord with me.” — Sid Sriram.


120. “The power of nature is such that it’s what all art strives to be. The more we can get in tune with the harmony of the planet, the more our art can benefit from that relationship.” — Rick Rubin


121. “The more people explore the world, the more they realise in every country there’s a different aesthetic. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” – Helena Christensen


122. “Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times.” — Richard Rogers


123. “Styles may change, details may come and go, but the broad demands of aesthetic judgment are permanent.” - Roger Scruton


124. “Aesthetic pleasure is not to be taken lightly; it’s very important for the spirit and therefore the health.” – Robert Bateman


125. “I think that’s what art is: art is communication made in the hope that interesting miscommunications will arise.” – Misha Glouberman


126. “Just because something causes you to have a feeling of aesthetic beauty does not make it a work of art.” —Fred Ross


127. “Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual.” – Friedrich Schiller


128. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” —Helen Keller


129. “We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates.” – Jun’ichirō Tanizaki


130. “This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before.” – Maya Angelou


131. “Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” — Elisabeth Kubler


132. “The fact that the colors in the flower have evolved in order to attract insects to pollinate it is interesting; that means insects can see the colors. That adds a question: does this aesthetic sense we have also exist in lower forms of life?” – Richard P. Feynman


133. “For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.” - Steve Jobs


134. “Nothing’s perfect, the world’s not perfect. But it’s there for us, trying the best it can; that’s what makes it so damn beautiful.” ― Hiromu Arakawa


135. “Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it’s a good place that we’re all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it.” – Alice Walker


136. “The more people explore the world, the more they realise in every country there's a different aesthetic. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” - Helena Christensen


137. “Beauty is sometimes born of pain.”― Sheri L. Swift


138. “In so far as the mind sees things in their eternal aspect, it participates in eternity.” – Baruch de Spinoza


139. “You may be one person to the world but you may also be the world to one person.” – Audrey Hepburn


140. “I think the New Aesthetic is a series of observations. I think most of the trouble people have had with it comes from a misunderstanding of it as a movement.” – Warren Ellis


141. “I am proud of Philip Guston's bad painting; I am proud of Baudelaire's mamma's boy goo goo misery. Sometimes the lurid or shitty means having a heart, which's something you have to try to have. Excellence nowadays is too general and available to be worth prizing: I am interested in people who have to find strange and horrible ways to get from point A to point B.” - Ariana Reines


142. “If a work of art is rich and vital and complete, those who have artistic instincts will see its beauty, and those to whom ethics appeal more strongly than aesthetics will see its moral lesson.” - Oscar Wilde


143. “I suppose there are a lot of reasons to be jaded or sarcastic or bitter in life, but I hang on to the reasons why life is beautiful.” – Kelli O’Hara


144. “Dreaming is not merely an act of communication; it is also an aesthetic activity, a game of the imagination, a game that is a value in itself.” — Milan Kundera


145. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


146. “Aesthetics - rather than reason - shapes our thought processes. First comes aesthetics, then logic. Thinking in Numbers' is not about an attempt to impress the reader but to include the reader, draw the reader in, by explaining my experiences - the beauty I feel in a prime number, for example.” - Daniel Tammet


147. “Any great art work … revives and re-adapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world – the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.” ― Leonard Bernstein


148. “It’s hard to combine a simple life with a love of aesthetics.” ― Marty Rubin


149. “If you add something to a painting, never let it be for aesthetic reasons. Only let it be for reasons of expression.” —Asger Jorn


150. “Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups, and down, but that’s its beauty.” – Amit Ray


151. “My well-known aesthetic sense, which is so obvious and personal, spontaneously spurs me to challenge myself with different disciplines.” – Giorgio Armani


152. “Appreciate the aesthetic and creativity of the nature and be grateful for being part of it.” —M.F. Moonzajer


153. “Styles may change, details may come and go, but the broad demands of aesthetic judgment are permanent.” – Roger Scruton


154. “What is especially striking and remarkable is that in fundamental physics a beautiful or elegant theory is more likely to be right than a theory that is inelegant.” – Murray Gell-Mann


155. “Aesthetic emotion puts man in a state favorable to the reception of erotic emotion. Art is the accomplice of love. Take love away and there is no longer art.” —Remy de Gourmont


156. “At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough.” – Toni Morrison


157. “When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.” – Agnes Martin


158. “I think sincerity was my sole aesthetic and realism my experimental technique.” – Edmund White


159. “Beauty is the main positive form of the aesthetic assimilation of reality, in which the aesthetic ideal finds its direct expression.” — Karl Marx.


160. “There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.” – Steve Maraboli


161. “Show me what a people admire, and I will tell you everything about them that matters.” - Jack McDevitt


162. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller


163. “I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.” – Unknown


164. “Aesthetics have substantial political consequences. How one views oneself as beautiful or not beautiful or desirable or not desirable has deep consequences in terms of one’s feelings of self-worth and one’s capacity to be a political agent.” – Cornel West


165. “Show me what a people admire, and I will tell you everything about them that matters.” – Jack McDevitt


166. “In the life of the individual, an aesthetic sensibility is both more authentic and more commendable than a political or religious one.” — Tom Robbins


167. “I love art dealers….I love that they put their money where their taste is, create their aesthetic universes, support artists, employ people, and do all of this while letting us see art for free. Many are visionaries.” — Jerry Saltz


168. “I don't need to be so full of myself that I feel I am without flaw. I can feel beautiful and imperfect at the same time. I have a healthy relationship with my aesthetic insecurities.” - Lupita Nyong'o


169. “Desire for beauty will endure and undermine the desire for truth.” – Richard O. Prum


170. “I hate that aesthetic game of the eye and the mind, played by these connoisseurs, these mandarins who ‘appreciate’ beauty. What is beauty, anyway? There’s no such thing. I never ‘appreciate,’ any more than I ‘like.’ I love, or I hate.” – Pablo Picasso


171. “An artist’s concern is to capture beauty wherever he finds it.” – Kazuo Ishiguro


172. “People accuse me of falling in love easily. It just means that I’m able to see the beauty in most of the people who cross paths with me and I appreciate it for what it is and also for what it isn’t. Love is imperfect. Falling for someone’s flaws is just as necessary as falling for their strengths.” – Ashly Lorenzana


173. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene


174. “Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man – the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


175. “Aesthetics is both politics and philosophy, a series of agreements and disagreements between subjective minds.” – Jimenez Lai


176. “A rich poet from Harvard has no sense in his mind, except the aesthetic.” - Beatrice Wood


177. “There are some places so beautiful they can make a grown man break down and weep.” – Edward Abbey


178. “Even a colour-sense is more important, in the development of the individual, than a sense of right and wrong. Aesthetics, in fact, are to Ethics in the sphere of conscious civilisation, what, in the sphere of the external world, sexual is to natural selection. Ethics, like natural selection, make existence possible. Aesthetics, like sexual selection, make life lovely and wonderful, fill it with new forms, and give it progress, and variety and change.”― Oscar Wilde


179. “What comes from sorrow, watered by tears, grows something of beauty. A salt garden. And so this I leave behind. A harvest for those who find their way into my life and I into theirs.” – Cindy McCormick Martinusen


180. “I think the New Aesthetic is a series of observations. I think most of the trouble people have had with it comes from a misunderstanding of it as a movement.” - Warren Ellis


181. “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” – Earl Nightingale


182. “If a work of art is rich and vital and complete, those who have artistic instincts will see its beauty, and those to whom ethics appeal more strongly than aesthetics will see its moral lesson.” – Oscar Wilde


183. “An artist’s concern is to capture beauty wherever he finds it.” —Kazuo Ishiguro


184. “If you are living a life that feels right to you, if you’re willing to take creative chances or a creative path that feels like it’s mostly in keeping with your sensibilities, you know, aesthetic and artistic, then that’s what matters.” – Tracy Chapman


185. “Aesthetics – rather than reason – shapes our thought processes. First comes aesthetics, then logic. ‘Thinking in Numbers’ is not about an attempt to impress the reader but to include the reader, draw the reader in, by explaining my experiences – the beauty I feel in a prime number, for example.” – Daniel Tammet


186. “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others. ” – Mandy Hale


187. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” – Margaret Wolfe Hungerford


188. “Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” – Ashley Smith


189. “I don’t need to be so full of myself that I feel I am without flaw. I can feel beautiful and imperfect at the same time. I have a healthy relationship with my aesthetic insecurities.” – Lupita Nyong’o


190. “Man needs music, literature, and painting – all those oases of perfection that make up art – to compensate for the rudeness and materialism of life.” – Fernando Botero


191. “Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.” – Menachem Begin


192. “All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul.” — John Ruskin


193. “Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.”― Oscar Wilde


194. “I’m always interested in finding new aesthetic problems to deal with and challenge myself, even if the aesthetic problem is one of content.” — Stephen Shore


195. “Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.” – Alice Walker


196. “Leonardo Da Vinci combined art and science and aesthetics and engineering, that kind of unity is needed once again.” - Ben Shneiderman


197. “It is just as important to set apart time for the development of our aesthetic faculties as for cultivating the money-getting instinct. A man cannot live by bread alone. His higher life demands an impalpable food.” – Orison Swett Marden


198. “People define themselves aesthetically at a very young age.” – Thom Filicia


199. “Creating is about sharing ideas, sharing aesthetics, sharing what you believe in with other people.” – Shepard Fairey


200. “Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.” - Clive Bell

16 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

1,000 Best Palm Tree Quotes For Instagram (2023)

1. “Palm trees and clear blue skies, a match made in heaven” 2. Just here for the palm trees and cocktails 3. #beach 4. “Los Angeles, the sun shines a lot, and it’s blue, and there’s palm trees; it’s

1,100 Best Chocolate Quotes For Instagram (2023)

1. I never met a chocolate I didn’t like 2. If anyone breaks my heart, it will take a million chocolates to put the pieces back together 3. All you need is love, but a little chocolate from time to ti

bottom of page