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Modernity has transformed our relationships with many things. One thing that has been incredibly deformed is our modern concept of beauty.
While beauty has been an idea that has existed throughout history, it has not always been understood to be a universal concept. Modern beauty concepts tend to focus on the physical.
The physical expectations of beauty have been distorted by pop culture and modern media.
This is a problem, because everyone wants to feel beautiful. When the standards are so high, many people will feel terrible about themselves.
That’s why, whenever an idea such as beauty becomes distorted, it’s important to take a look back at what it truly means. Take a look at these beauty quotes to increase your self-esteem.
BeautyIt is not something that can be seen always. We’ve often wondered where beauty comes from.
Is it the object itself, the object that perceives them or the relationship between them?
Beauty is everywhere, but not everybody sees it.
BeautyThere is no such thing as quality in things. It exists only within the mind that considers them. Every mind sees a different beauty.
A woman’s beauty is not just in her facial features. It is in her soul. It is the love and care she shows. With each passing year, a woman’s beauty grows.
BeautyTruth is intimately linked to it.
Beauty and truth are both attractive. Honest people are what we find charming, while those who lie are not.
Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand.
It doesn’t matter how simple a woman is, truth and honesty will make her beautiful.
Do not feel sad if you accomplish something beautiful and noble without anyone being aware. Every morning the sun shines brightly, but most people still sleep.
BeautyDifferent things can be meant by different people.
Beauty is to some degree subjective, and it’s important that we don’t take everyone else’s opinion at face value. Look for what you find beautiful in art, nature, and people.
BeautyIt can be calming, frightening, sacred, or profane. It can also be exhilarating and appealing. It can impact us in a multitude of ways. But beauty is not to be overlooked. It should be viewed with interest. It is likely that there are people who do not see beauty.
Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.
It is beautiful because you never feel the emotion. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
Beauty doesn’t have to be superficial.
It’s a good thing for everyone when we move past superficial ideas of beauty. It makes the world more diverse and interesting, and it helps us to reduce tension caused by high expectations.
Many of us teach our children and ourselves to be obsessed with the external. We focus more on our outer appearance, our skin, hair, and clothes than the greater beauty within. However, it is the inner beauty that defines who you are and what you really are.
Rassool Jibrael Snyman
That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfast cereals based on color instead of taste.
To maintain the feeling of the beauty God has placed in our souls, we should listen to music and read poetry.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
BeautyYou may be surprised at where they are located.
Beauty often comes from things we don’t expect. Although it may not reflect a certain stereotype, it can still be beautiful.
We have met the most beautiful people who have suffered, experienced suffering, faced struggle, and have come out of it. These people have a profound appreciation for life, a sensitive understanding, and a compassion that fills them up with kindness, gentleness, and deep love. Beautiful people are not something that just happens.
The rose that grew from concrete cracks? Proving nature’s laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. It seems that it did this by dreaming and learning to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose who grew from concrete, when no one else seemed to care.
My eye is drawn to the paintings of Francis Bacon. To my eyes, the paintings of Bosch and Goya are very beautiful. I’ve also stood in front of those same paintings with people who’ve said, ‘let’s get on to the Botticellis as soon as possible.’ I have lingered, of course.
She was beautiful, but she wasn’t like the models in the magazines. Her thoughts were beautiful. Her smile when she spoke about something she loved was what made her beautiful. Her ability to make others smile, even when she was sad, was her beauty. No, she wasn’t beautiful for something as temporary as her looks. She was beautiful deep down. She is beautiful.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
BeautySilence and spirituality are both possible
Spirituality could be the right place to forge this relationship if we believe that beauty comes from the relationship we have with the world around. Whether you’re a firm believer in god or a strict materialist, you can still find beauty in the relationship you have to the grand and mysterious universe around you.
BeautyYou are not who you appear to be on the outside.
Be present in the moment, and you will see the beauty in everything around you. The future will take care.
It is not the atoms inside that make a living thing beautiful, but how they are assembled.
It is my belief that when you think about the beauty of the world, and ask yourself how it came to be, you feel naturally overwhelmed and almost want to worship. I feel this way, and I am aware that Einstein, Carl Sagan, and other scientists feel the same. We all share a sort of religious reverence, for the beauty and complexity of life, for the universe. The sheer size of the universe, and the enormity of geological time. And it’s tempting to translate that feeling of awe and worship into a desire to worship some particular thing, a person, an agent. It is tempting to attribute it to a creator, to a maker. Science has achieved an emancipation of the urge to attribute these items to a Creator.