Proverbs & Poems

June 20, 2014 | By Laura Viana da Silva from

John Keats (1795-1825)
Romantic poet
A thing of beauty is a joy forever; its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
Author, poet, editor and literary critic
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Essayist, lecturer and poet
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but, until they speak to the imagination, not yet beautiful.

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
Love is a great beautifier.

Khalil Gibran (1883-1931)
Artist, poet and writer
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.

Ivan Panin (1855-1942)
Author and mathematician
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.

Hellen Keller (1880-1968)
Author, political activist and lecturer
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart.

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