The thrush called strangeness into the sunset.
It had all seemed as inevitable as sunset. Instead it was the beauty of the sun glinting upon the scythe.
Splendor was the decree of the day.
Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.
Ugliness sees ugliness; beauty sees beauty.
Beauty and ingenuity beat perfection hands down, every time.
Use all the ugliness you’re feeling to make something beautiful
Bending the law is different from breaking, my lovely, strategically-challenged Francesca.
Not pretty exactly, but gleaming with the loveliness of youth.
A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.
Information is a lot like water; it's hard to hold on to, and hard to keep from leaking away.
[B]eauty is that quality which, next to money, is generally the most attractive to the worst kinds of men; and, therefore, it is likely to entail a great deal of trouble on the possessor.
The repercussion of ugliness is endless.
Eddie Morra: I don't have delusions of grandeur, I have an actual recipe for grandeur.
Woman: Dennis! There's some lovely filth down here!
Grace: This house is ours, this house is ours.
Clarice Starling: I graduated from UVa, Captain; it's not exactly a charm school.
James T. Kirk: I don't feel right. I feel like I'm leaking!
Seamus Finnigan: [in Charms class] Wingardium Leviosa. Wingard...
Harry: [to Professor Flitwick] I think we're going to need another feather over here, Professor.
Police Lieutenant: Well, Denham, the airplanes got him.
Carl Denham: Oh no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was beauty killed the beast.
Every species embodies a solution to some environmental challenge, and some of these solutions are breathtaking in their elegance.