Edmund Burke Quotes About Beauty

Quotes about: Beauty
  • An appearance of delicacy, and even fragility, is almost essential to beauty.

    Edmund Burke (1824). “A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful”, p.121
  • Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.

    Edmund Burke (1792). “The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence].”, p.176

Edmund Burke

  • Born: January 12, 1729
  • Died: July 9, 1797
  • Occupation: Statesman
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