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“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

Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.

― Oscar Wilde

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

― Baruch de Spinoza

“Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.”

― Alfred North Whitehead

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

― Kazuo Ishiguro

I could not help admiring the setting: these mingled touches betrayed on a small scale the inspiration of a poet, the research of a scientist, the good taste of an artist, the gourmet’s fondness for good food, and the love of flowers, which concealed in their delicate shadows a hint of the love of women.


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

– Ben Shneiderman

“Needing to have reality confirmed and experience enhanced by photographs is an aesthetic consumerism to which everyone is now addicted. Industrial societies turn their citizens into image-junkies; it is the most irresistible form of mental pollution.”

― Susan Sontag

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

― Sylvain Neuvel

“There’s nowhere that looks like Singapore; it’s absolutely beautiful on a purely aesthetic level.”

-Lisa Joy

“I always loved fashion and clothes. Not because I think that’s a woman’s place, but because I care about aesthetics. I like art; I like going to art museums, and to me, these things are just manifestations of one’s aesthetic sense.”

– Leila Janah

“A concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, and economic legacies – all of the things that quite literally make us who we are.”

– Steve Berry

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

– Roger Scruto

“Beauty is sometimes born of pain.”

― Sheri L. Swift

“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

“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

“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

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

– Yigal Azrouel

“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

“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

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

– Amit Ray

“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

“Desire for beauty will endure and undermine the desire for truth.”

― Richard O. Prum

“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

“Styles may change, details may come and go, but the broad demands of aesthetic judgement are permanent.”

― Roger Scruton

“It was one of God’s jokes that such a dumb mind had been put in such an eloquent body.”

― Charlaine Harris

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

― Clarice Lispector

“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

“He had never believed that spirituality had to be anemic or aesthetic.”

― Irving Stone

“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

“Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.”

– E. O. Wilson

“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

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

– Tom Robbins

“The less concerned with aesthetics and usability these friends and family members are, the more easily they navigate sites and applications I can’t make head nor hair of. Like the ex-girlfriend who mastered Ebay.”

– Jeffrey Zeldman

“What cannot be borne in reality, becomes a source of pleasure when it is transposed into the visual and somatic fiction of the dramatic spectacle.”

– Claude Calame

“With the plundered people transferring their energies into relaxed and receptive thoughts, degradation and lust for power produced art.”

– Peter Weiss

“The great has terror for its basis… the beautiful is founded on mere positive pleasure.”

– Edmund Burke

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