11 Inspirational Quotes to Remind Us Beauty Has Little to Do With How We Look

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Sometimes we go through life and forget what the important things are. We get caught up in glamour and the push for perfection but forget that the person on the inside inevitably shapes everything you are on the outside -- from the way you walk and talk, to the way you wear an outfit. But, just in case you lose your way or forget what it is that makes you beautiful ... 

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We've put together a list of inspirational beauty quotes from women and men, all full of wisdom. (That pesky thing that only comes with age.) Here are 10 quotes to help guide us in our everyday truth and beauty.

1. Coco Chanel

"Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself."

2. Audrey Hepburn

"The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides."

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3. Marilyn Monroe

"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."
 

4. George Meredith

"A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power."

5. Alicia Machado

"Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime."
 

6. Laetitia Casta

"Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That's what makes me feel good."
 

 

7. Christopher Marlowe
 
"Goodness is beauty in the best estate."
 

8. Maya Angelou

"We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty."  

9. Christy Turlington
 
"I sincerely feel that beauty largely comes from within."
 
 

10. Anouk Aimee

"You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older."
 

11. Miuccia Prada

"Fashion fosters clichés of beauty, but I want to tear them apart."
 

Oh yes, that's what it's all about. 
 
 

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