“Beauty is truth, truth beauty,” – that is all 
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” 
John Keats 

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” 
Kahlil Gibran 

Beauty a term that is used quite often, but what does it really mean? This month I will share with you a variety of different ideas about beauty that will challenge us all to expand our ideas and beliefs of about what beauty really is and what it means to be beautiful. 

The theme for my Positive Thinking Space community for the month of August is Beauty! 

This month I will include quotes, proverbs, and lyrics about beauty! 

beau·ty (byt) 
n. pl. beau·ties 
1. The quality that gives pleasure to the mind or senses and is associated with such properties as harmony of form or color, excellence of artistry, truthfulness, and originality. 

2. One that is beautiful, especially a beautiful woman. 

3. A quality or feature that is most effective, gratifying, or telling: The beauty of the venture is that we stand to lose nothing. 

4. An outstanding or conspicuous example: “Hammett’s gun went off. The shot was a beauty, just slightly behind the eyes” (Lillian Hellman). 
[Middle English beaute, from Old French biaute, from Vulgar Latin *bellits, from Latin bellus, pretty; see deu-2 in Indo-European roots.] 

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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