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The 100 Best Aesthetic Quotes Of All Time

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This post has all the best aesthetic quotes from famous people to inspire you.

The aesthetic is a branch of beauty that refers to dealing with the appreciation of beauty.

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Top 10 Aesthetic Quotes

Being pretty is fundamentally a passive quality; even what you work at, you’re working at being passive.

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

Sylvain Neuvel
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My aesthetic is pretty classic. I like to keep things simple but appreciate the details.

Jessica Jung
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Aesthetic pleasure is not to be taken lightly; it’s very important for the spirit and therefore the health.

Robert Bateman
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Aesthetic sense is the twin of one’s instinct for self-preservation and is more reliable than ethics.

Joseph Brodsky
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For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.

Steve Jobs
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The beautiful is as useful as the useful. … perhaps more so.

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

Oscar Wilde
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Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.

E. O. Wilson
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Styles may change, details may come and go, but the broad demands of aesthetic judgement are permanent.

Roger Scruton
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In my box of sound bites there are no jackhammers, no snowmobiles, no Jet Skis, no children wailing. Music but no Muzak. It’s my box. Put what you want in yours. Joan Oliver Goldsmith

It’s better to have a hunger and appreciation for beauty than to be merely beautiful. In the end, life is richer that way. She may learn that.


Being single is the time to think for you and grow. Unknown

Aesthetic freedom is like free speech; it is, indeed, a form of free speech. George Edward Woodberry

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The flower is strong in its beauty as it can be forgotten, set aside, or destroyed. The ambitious do not know beauty. The feeling of essence is beauty. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Ten Surrealism creates actual and non-compromised reality, jamboree, fervor, fascination, poetics of an active enthusiasm, interludium, lyrical practice, active happiness.

Lepota L. Cosmo

Nighttime is for me. Unknown

Fairest of the deathless gods. Edith Hamilton

Better things are on their way. Unknown

I cannot pretend to be like them.


Ah, crap. Only the lowest beasts would ever harm a vending machine. Doesn’t it understand my functional yet artistic beauty? Hirukuma

I think my show was more beautiful. Like, it would have made for prettier pictures on Insta. But now, we’re gonna have way better memes. Carlos Hernandez

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You’re a beautiful boy, Clay, but that’s about it. Bret Easton Ellis

Let’s go out and join hands.


In so far as the mind sees things in their eternal aspect, it participates in eternity. Baruch de Spinoza

You lose the one who is not good to you. Unknown

We sing lyrical excess, exacerbated expressionism, imponed objectivity,

The local is the only universal, upon that all art is built.

John Dewey

I like to work with the same people when I can, and you want to get people with the same interests that you have, and the same aesthetic. Spike Lee

In a single wave of meaning the triumphant purity of being. Boris Pasternak

Rules of taste enforce structures of power. Susan Sontag

I think that’s what art is: art is communication made in the hope that interesting miscommunications will arise.

Misha Glouberman

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

If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without ascending it, the work would have been permitted. Franz Kafka

The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there’s a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder. Helena Christensen

It seems to me that a pleasurable Contemplation of Beauty has certainly an immeasurably greater value than mere Consciousness of Pleasure.

G.E. Moore

In the world there exists no aesthetic plane, not even the aesthetic plane of goodness. Clarice Lispector

Art is the social antithesis of society, not directly deducible from it. Theodor W. Adorno

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Try to be a good woman in the world of bad witches. Unknown

Fiction is as useful as truth, for giving us matter, upon which to exercise the judgment of value.

G.E. Moore

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

Inspiring Aesthetic Quotes

The writer has to die to give birth to the intellectual in the service of the wretched of the earth. Annie CohenSolal

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

Charlaine Harris

I am an introvert does not mean I am antisocial. Unknown

Appreciate the aesthetic and creativity of the nature and be grateful for being part of it. M.F. Moonzajer

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The aesthetic can have its revenge upon ideology by revealing a power to complicate that is also a power to undermine. Murray Krieger

In simple words, ‘Beauty’ is what gladdens the heart. Neither a symmetrical face nor a shapely body If the sight of you generates happiness, you’re beautiful. A

deel Ahmed Khan

Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual. Friedrich Schiller

Kind words cost nothing. Unknown

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

Aestheticism is the garbage of intuitive feeling.

Kazimir Severinovich Malevich

The great has terror for its basis… the beautiful is founded on mere positive pleasure… Edmund Burke

Scream from mountaintops. Unknown

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I feel a very important factor to our longevity is that, over the years, we have managed to create our own unique identity and aesthetics. James Jebbia

I became an artist because I wanted to be an active participant in the conversation about art.

Kamand Kojouri

An artist’s concern is to capture beauty wherever he finds it. Kazuo Ishiguro

No man sings as beautifully as when his song is accompanied by a woman’s voice. Roman Payne

Durer would have seen a reason for living in a town like this. Marianne Moore

God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another.

William Shakespeare

Think, do you live in film or reality? Unknown

It was [Barnett] Newman who made the famously wry remark, Aesthetics is for the artist as ornithology is for the birds. Ross Wetzsteon

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It’s hard to combine a simple life with a love of aesthetics. Marty Rubin

Stop destroying beautiful pieces of heart for the people who do not understand you.


People who insist upon dressing casually also want to think casually. And in a fallen world, thinking casually means being wrong more often than not. Douglas Wilson

It’s hard to combine a simple life with a love of aesthetics. Marty Rubin

I guess I won the love game. Unknown

Right now I am alone, soon be in your arms.


No one can define you except you. Unknown

The future will look futuristic only because we will be trying to make it look futuristic. Anonymous

Technique is really personality. That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the aesthetic critic can understand it. Oscar Wilde

What is good is also divine. Queer as it sounds, that sums up my ethics. Only something supernatural can express the Supernatural.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

Motivating Aesthetic Quotes

I took longer than others take, does not mean I have failed. Unknown

I think sincerity was my sole aesthetic and realism my experimental technique.

Edmund White

There was a product which seemed attractive, expensive, portable, beautiful and simple. Everybody talked about its beauty but they bought it for its simplicity. Amit Kalantri

Pleading with those eyes, it’s obvious what I’m meant to do. I embrace the beauty and kiss it deeply. Patrick Bryant

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People are nice to me because of how I like, and part of me likes that, but part of me feels guilty because I haven’t done anything to deserve it. Ted Chiang

Aesthetics is the study of ideal form, or beauty; it is the philosophy of art.

Will Durant

According to this view, all that matters to art appreciation is beauty of form. The logical extreme of aestheticism turns out to be homicidal art. John McAteer

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

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I always loved aesthetics. Not particularly fashion, but an idea of beauty. Miuccia Prada

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

Seeing is metamorphosis, not mechanism. James Elkins

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

There is a sort of aesthetic poverty about conservatism.

Alan Hollinghurst

Desire for beauty will endure and undermine the desire for truth. Richard O. Prum

A taste for ostentation is rarely associated in the same souls with a taste for honesty JeanJacques Rousseau

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Look in the mirror and see your competitor. Unknown

It’s very modern. Very gamine. You look like a jazz singer.

Elizabeth Wein

Bread cannot feed the addicts of beauty. Raheel Farooq

Just because something causes you to have a feeling of aesthetic beauty does not make it a work of art. Fred Ross

Writing is a series of verbal suggestions designed to provoke a psychological reaction and an aesthetic experience. Stewart Stafford

The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval.

Franz Grillparzer

The oldfashioned sins of reading is the only sense that matters. Harold Bloom

I think objectifying women is not wrong if only her beauty is captured in an aesthetic manner. Kriti Kharbanda

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Art becomes so specialized as to be comprehensible only to artists, and they complain bitterly of public indifference to their work. Wassily Kandinsky

My wellknown aesthetic sense, which is so obvious and personal, spontaneously spurs me to challenge myself with different disciplines.

Giorgio Armani

Gracefulness makes you more gorgeous. Unknown

there’s something wrong with any art that makes a woman all bust Djuna Barnes

To Sum Up

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There are lots to motivate and inspire you every day.

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