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165 Beautiful Quotes on The Natural Beauty of Life (2020)

Looking for beauty quotes about the amazing life that is all around us, all day long, that we tend to overlook?

For many, beauty has a very narrow definition. They look at the physical beauty of others, or that which is overtly beautiful to most, as a whole.

165 Beautiful Quotes on The Natural Beauty of Life

This is only one, very narrow, definition of beauty though, and one that we should all consider expanding on, if we have not already done so.

Learning to appreciate this beauty can improve the quality of our lives, as we are able to look deeper and more meaningfully at people and things in our lives.

Below is our collection of inspirational, wise, and best life quotes about beauty, collected from a variety of sources over the years. Enjoy!

Also check out our collection of the best winter quotes as well as these nature quotes to help you reconnect with Mother Earth. We also have a selection of beautiful eyes quotes celebrating the windows of the soul. Be sure to read that as well.

Inspiring natural beauty quotes to help you see it

1. “I find beauty in unusual things, like hanging your head out the window or sitting on a fire escape.” –Scarlett Johansson

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

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3. “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 (see more quotes from Audrey Hepburn)

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4. “As if you were on fire from within. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.”- Pablo Neruda

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5. “Beauty is the illumination of your soul.”- John O’Donohue

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6. “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.” – Khalil Gibran

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7. Sometimes people are beautiful.

Not in looks.

Not in what they say.

Just in what they are.

– Markus Zusak, I am the Messenger

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8. “Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates.”- Kate Angell (see more inner beauty quotes)

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9. “What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – Scott Westerfeld, Uglies

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10. “Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

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11. “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” – Kahlil Gibran

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12. “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.” – Dorothy Parker

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13. “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 Kubler-Ross

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14. “Just because you’re beautiful and perfect, it’s made you conceited.” – William Goldman, The Princess Bride

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15. “There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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16. “Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” – Franz Kafka

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17.  A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:

Its loveliness increases; it will never

Pass into nothingness.

– John Keats, Endymion

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18. “Where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which, no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral.” – John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga

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19. “It’s [beauty] a kind of radiance. People who possess a true inner beauty, their eyes are a little brighter, their skin a little more dewy. They vibrate at a different frequency.”- Cameron Diaz

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

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21. “Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.” – Martin Buxbaum

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22. “The fountain of beauty is the heart and every generous thought illustrates the walls of your chamber.”- Francis Quarles

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23. “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly lies to the bone. Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own! Create and cultivate Inner Beauty that never fades away but grows and matures with Time!” – Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

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24. “Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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25. “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” – Audrey Hepburn

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26. “What’s the whole point of being pretty on the outside when you’re so ugly on the inside?” – Jess C. Scott

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27. “Beauty isn’t about having a pretty face. It is about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and most importantly a beautiful soul.” – Anonymous

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Inspiring Beauty Quotes and Sayings About Self Love

28. “We see the beauty within and cannot say no.” – Dave Eggers

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29. “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”- Audrey Hepburn

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

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31. “Do all the good you can and create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside. It is inner beauty which matters most.”- Dr. Anil Kumar Sinha

32. “Inner beauty, too, needs occasionally to be told it is beautiful.”- Robert Brault

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33. “Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face.”- Dolores Del Rio

34. “You are not born with beauty, your beauty is created by who you are. Your inner beauty is more important than how people see you on the outside.”- Emily Coussons

35. “Outer beauty pleases the EYE. Inner beauty captivates the HEART.”- Mandy Hale

36. “Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are.”- Rassool Jibraeel Snyman

37. “Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.”- Priscilla Presley

38. “Inner beauty radiates from within, and there’s nothing more beautiful than when a woman feels beautiful on the inside.”- Erin Heatherton

Inspirational Quotes About Beauty in the world

39. “Above all things physical, it is more important to be beautiful on the inside – to have a big heart and an open mind and a spectacular spleen.”- Ellen DeGeneres

40. “Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.” – 1 Peter 3:3-4

41. “That’s the thing about inner beauty: Unlike Physical beauty, which grabs the spotlight for itself, inner beauty shines on everyone, catching them, holding then in its embrace, making them more beautiful, too.”- Unknown

42. “Judge nothing by the appearance. The more beautiful the serpent, the more fatal its sting.” – William Scott Downey, Proverbs

43. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.” – Miss Piggy, The Muppets

44. “Beauty is certainly a soft, smooth, slippery thing, and therefore of a nature which easily slips in and permeates our souls.” – Plato, Lysis

45. “Beauty is but a lease from nature.” – Edward Counsel, Maxims

46. “Natural beauty takes at least two hours in front of a mirror.” – Pamela Anderson

47. “Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye.” – William Shakespeare, Love’s Labours Lost, Act 2, Scene 1

Beautiful Quotes About Appearance

48. “It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” – Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata

49. “That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.” – Ninon de L’Enclos

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

51. “Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.” – Martin Buxbaum

52. “In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.” – Christopher Morley

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53. “Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.” – Simone Weil

54. “Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

55. “Beauty and folly are generally companions.” – Baltasar Gracian

56. “Plainness has its peculiar temptations quite as much as beauty.” – George Eliot

57. Do I love you because you’re beautiful,

Or are you beautiful because I love you?

– Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella

58. “Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways. Yet it is never viewed with indifference: beauty demands to be noticed; it speaks to us directly like the voice of an intimate friend. If there are people who are indifferent to beauty, then it is surely because they do not perceive it.” – Roger Scruton, Beauty

Inspirational Quotes About Beauty in Life

59. “Beauty is the shadow of God on the universe.” – Gabriela Mistral, Desolacíon

60. “You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul’s own doing.” – Marie Stopes

61. “Beauty – in projection and perceiving – is 99.9 percent attitude.” – Grey Livingston

62. “I’m tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want – an adorable pancreas?” – Jean Kerr, The Snake Has All the Lines

63. “Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic.” – Rosalind Russell

64. “Beauty isn’t worth thinking about; what’s important is your mind. You don’t want a fifty-dollar haircut on a fifty-cent head.” – Garrison Keillor

65. “Beauty? To me it is a word without sense because I do not know where its meaning comes from nor where it leads to.” – Pablo Picasso

66. “We live only to discover beauty. All else is a form of waiting.” – Kahlil Gibran

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

68. “No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.” – Oscar Wilde

Natural beauty quotes to appreciate life

69. “Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful.” – Zoe Kravitz

70. “Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.” –  Louie Schwartzberg

71. “A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” – John Keats

72. “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

73. “Beauty has so many forms, and I think the most beautiful thing is confidence and loving yourself.”- Kiesza

74. “Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.” – John Ray

75. “Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.” – Jenn Proske

76. “If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

77. “Real beauty is to be true to oneself.” – Laetitia Casta

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

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

80. “The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.”― P.C. Cast

Beautiful quotes to inspire positivity

81. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

82. “There’s nothing more inspiring than the complexity and beauty of the human heart.” – Cynthia Hand

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

84. “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” –  Thich Nhat Hanh

85. “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

86. “Beauty when most unclothed is clothed best.” –PHINEAS FLETCHER

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

88. “Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.” – Mark Twain

89. “Beauty is whatever gives joy.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

90. “Beauty awakens the soul to act.” – Dante Alighieri

Inspiring beautiful soul quotes

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

92. “The beautiful things of the earth become dearer as they elude pursuit.” – THOMAS HARDY

93. “I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness.” – Karl Lagerfeld

94. “Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” – Aristotle

95. “Beauty is like life itself: a dawn mist
the sun burns off. It gives no peace, no rest.”-GREGORY ORR

96. “Beauty’s voice speaks gently: it creeps only into the most awakened souls.”  – FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE

97. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

98. “Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass lipstick.” – Gwyneth Paltrow

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

100. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”-Coco Chanel

Inspirational and uplifting beautiful day quotes

101. “A beautiful soul has no other merit than its own existence.” – Friedrich von Schiller

102. “Moments of beauty sustain us through hours of ugliness.” ― Brent Weeks

103. “Beauty is not caused. It is.” ― Emily Dickinson

104. “If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.” – Anatole France

105. “Beauty is an attitude.” – Anonymous

106. “As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch, and experience.” – Wayne Dyer

107. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”
Erol Ozan

108. “This is one of the beautiful things about life’s adventure – we can redirect our paths!” – Mike Burns

109. “Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.” ― Tom Robbins

110. “Just because you are blind, and unable to see my beauty doesn’t mean it does not exist.” ― Margaret Cho

Beautiful quotes that will brighten your day

111. “If you feel beautiful, then you are. Even if you don’t, you still are.- Terri Guillemets

112. “Be beautiful, be stylish, and love yourself.” – Karishma Tanna

113. “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” – Khalil Gibran

114. “The mirror is the worst judge of true beauty” ― Sophia Nam

115. “No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

116. “Beauty is about enhancing what you have. Let yourself shine through.” – Janelle Monae

117. “Beauty surrounds us.” ― Rumi

118. “Beauty in a person is never how they appear, it is how they act.” – Catherine Pulsifer

119. “Beauty is the purest feeling of the soul. Beauty arises when soul is satisfied.” ― Amit Ray

120. “Flawed, we’re truly interesting, truly memorable, and yes, truly beautiful.” ― Justina Chen Headley

Quotes about beauty to enrich your day

121. “What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.” – Marie Dubsky

122. “Beauty intoxicates the eyes, as wine does the body; both are morally fatal if indulged.” – John Godfrey Saxe

123. “The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” – Frank Lloyd Wrigh

124. “When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go.” – Alexandra Stoddard

125. “Life ain’t always beautiful, but it’s a beautiful ride.” – Gary Allan

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

127. “The world is merciless, and it’s also very beautiful.” – Hajime Isayama

128. “Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” – Anne Frank

129. “Beauty is ordained by nature to excite love.” – Vicesimus Knox

130. “Beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin. It’s about knowing and accepting who you are.” – Ellen DeGeneres

Beautiful quotes and sayings

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

132. “Beauty cannot possibly be youth alone:
that is like earth stopping at autumn and saying
that is enough.”― Ashley Asti

133. “To me, beauty is natural beauty. If you’re naturally yourself, you’re beautiful.” – Young M.A

134. “Treat every natural beauty you met as if you see them for the first and last time!”― Mehmet Murat ildan

135. “The natural beauty does not need makeup on whatever level. It is incomparable.” ― Ehsan Sehgal (see more quotes about makeup)

136. “Power comes from knowledge and knowledge comes with natural beauty in one’s self.”― Tammy-Louise Wilkins

137. “Life isn’t always really glamorous and fabulous. It’s about encouraging people to go back to natural beauty.” – Zoe Foster Blake

138. “One of the things that people don’t realize is that that natural beauty, those recreational forests, they have an economic development impact for the state as well.” – Ed Rendell

139. “Life is better when I get lost in natural beauty.”― Debasish Mridha

140. “Beauty lies not in a flawless complexion, but in the stories that are told by each transitioning line on a woman’s face.”― Alyscia Cunningham

141. “Beauty is not about make up it’s about what it makes you to be from within.”― Amit Abraham

142. “The destruction of the natural beauty, the ecosystems, and the majesty of mountains affect us in ways we’re not even aware of. Every time a mountain is beheaded, we chop off a little part of our souls.” – Gloria Reuben

143. “When it comes to the beauty of nature, time stops, the space becomes silent and the soul falls asleep while awake!”― Mehmet Murat ildan

144. “I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.” –Drew Barrymore

145. “To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” –Thich Nhat Hanh

Natural beauty quotes to inspire you

146. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

147. “I think beauty comes from within. If you’re happy and look at life in the best way you can, even when there are problems, it can make you beautiful on the outside.” – Faith Hill

148. “Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself, inside and out.” –
Audrey Hepburn

149. “What you do, the way you think makes you beautiful.” – Scott Westerfeld

150. “A pure heart is superlatively rare and even more attractive.” – J.S.B. Morse

151. “Beauty is a radiance that originates from within and comes from inner security and strong character.” – Jane Seymour

152. “Outer beauty is a gift. Inner beauty is an accomplishment.” – Randi G. Fine

153. “No beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart.” – Unknown

154. “As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

155. “Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” – Allen Ginsberg

More beauty quotes and sayings

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

157. “Our thoughts and feelings make us whereas love and beauty sustain us.”― Kilroy J. Oldster

158. “Force yourself to find something beautiful in everything you do and you will only do beautiful things.”― Meir Ezra

159. “Beauty begins the moment you choose to see it.”― Connor Chalfant

160. “The world is a fine place, and worth fighting for.”― Ernest Hemingway

161. “Why not accept the beauty within ourselves at present and be at peace!”― Reneema

162. “The beauty of life is best expressed by an innocent smile of a child.”― Gift Gugu Mona

163. “When you follow your heart
Every destination leads to somewhere beautiful.”― Mimi Novic

164. “Beauty on the outside will always fade, beauty on the inside remains forever.”― Alexa Becker

165. “The beauty of life is not to live without facing trials, challenges, and difficult times. It is the ability to remain steady, secure, fixed, stable, strong, and unwavering that makes the difference.”― Benjamin Suulola

Did you like these beauty quotes? 

There is beauty in people that is more than skin deep. There is beauty in art, in simple acts of kindness, in simple pleasures.

Learning to see the beauty in others and in the world around us, can have a profound and uplifting impact.

Making an effort to explore and find new beauty in our lives and in our worlds can give us a sense of contentment and happiness that we are seeking.

Which beauty quote was your favorite? What other beautiful quotes about life would you add to the list? Let us know in the comment section below.


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