Beauty’s Paradigm – Sketch + Quotes

“Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.”
-Aldous Huxley

“Beauty is no quality in things themselves. It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them.”
-David Hume

“If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.”

“Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.”

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5 Responses to Beauty’s Paradigm – Sketch + Quotes

  1. moofiefate says:

    I love this picture…
    And the one before…
    And the one coming after it…!

  2. mazemangriot says:

    I like the first one the best, and its very true. This is the main reason I’m married!!!

  3. Lafemmeroar says:

    I like this line ““Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.”

    This is why wisdom, cunning and strategy are important skills to have in this cruel, crazy world.

  4. Thanks for this meditation on the many sides of beauty. So perfect with today’s picture, Wendy!

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