klausnick/莫罗佐夫·尼科莱/профан (klausnick) wrote,


­1. A fair face may be a foul bargain.
­2. A fair face may hide a foul heart.
­3. A fair face is half a portion.
­4. A fair face will get its praise though the owner keep silent. Dan.
­5. A pretty face is as good as a drummer. Ger.
­6. A pretty face is half a dowry. Ger.
­7. A thing of beauty is a joy forever. Keats.
­8. All orators are dumb when beauty pleadeth. ­Shaks.
­9. All that's fair must fade. Ital.
­10. Beauties without fortune have sweethearts plenty but husbands none at all.
­11. Beauty and charity have always a mortal quarrel between them.
­12. Beauty and folly are often companions. ­Fr., Ital.
­13. Beauty and folly are sisters. Ger.
­14. Beauty and understanding go rarely together. ­Ger.
­15. Beauty blemished once forever's lost. Shaks.
­16. Beauty carries its dower in its face. Dem.
­17. Beauty comes not by forcing. Turk.
­18. Beauty doth varnish age. Shaks,
­19. Beauty draws more than oxen.
20. Beauty draws us with a single hair. Pope.
­21. Beauty in the unworthy is poison in a casket of gold. Tamil.
­22. Beauty is a frail advantage. Ovid.
­23. Beauty is a good letter of introduction. Ger,
­24. Beauty is a witch against whose charms faith melteth into blood. Shaks.
­2s. Beauty is as good as ready money. Ger.
­26. Beauty is but dross if honesty be lost. Dutch.
­27. Beauty is but skin deep.
­28. Beauty is worse than wine ; it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder. Zimmerman.
­29. Beauty is no inheritance.
­30. Beauty is one of God's gifts. Lewes.
­31. Beauty is potent but money is more potent.
­32. Beauty is the eye's food and the soul's sorrow. Ger,
­33. Beauty is the subject of a blemish.
­34. Beauty is the wife's best dowry.
­35. Beauty is truth, truth beauty. Keats.
­36. Beauty lives with kindness. Shaks.
­37. Beauty may have fair leaves but bitter fruit.
­38. Beauty opens locked doors. Ger.
­39. Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold.
­40. Beauty — the fading rainbow's pride. Halleck.
­41. Beauty vanishes, virtue endures. Ger.
­42. Beauty will buy no beef.
­43. Beauty without bounty avails not.
­44. Beauty without modesty is infamous. Ger.
45. Beauty without understanding is vain talk. ­Ger.
­46. Beauty without virtue is a curse.
­47. Beauty without virtue is a rose without fragrance. Ger.,  Dan.
­48. Beauty's tears are lovelier than her smiles. ­Campbell.
­49. Good looks buy nothing in the market.
­50. Health and wealth create beauty.
­51. How goodness brightens beauty. ­Hannah Moore.
­52. It is not the greatest beauties that inspire the most profound passion. Fr.
­53. Man cannot divide beauty into dollars. ­Polish.
­54. One cannot live on beauty. Ger.
­55. One does not put beauty in the kettle. Ger.
­56. Over the greatest beauty hangs the greatest ruin.
­57. She that is born a beauty is half married.
­58. She who is born a beauty is born betrothed. ­Ital.
­59. She who is born handsome is born married.
­60. The beautiful are never desolate, but some one always loves them. Bailey.
­61. The beautiful is always true. Fr.
­62. The beetle is a beauty in the eyes of its mother. African Negro.
­63. The very autumn of a form once fine retains its beauties. Euripides,
64. We seize the beautiful and reject the useful. ­La Fontaine,
­65. Without the smile from partial beauty won, Say what were man ? a world without a sun.

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