Lovely Quotes

Lovely quotes have the power to uplift our spirits, ignite a spark of joy, and remind us of the beauty that life has to offer. They serve as a beacon of positivity, often encapsulating profound emotions and insights in just a few words. Whether it’s a simple phrase that speaks volumes about love or an eloquent expression of appreciation, these quotes resonate with us, offering moments of reflection and connection to our own experiences and feelings.

In a world that can sometimes feel overwhelming and challenging, lovely quotes act as a gentle reminder of the goodness and beauty around us. They encourage us to pause, appreciate the present moment, and cherish the love we have in our lives. By sharing these quotes, we spread a ripple of kindness and warmth, touching the hearts of others and creating a shared sense of humanity and compassion. Let’s delve into the world of lovely quotes and discover the wisdom and joy they hold.

The lover of life makes the whole world into his family, just as the lover of the fair sex creates his from all the lovely women he has found, from those that could be found, and those who are impossible to find. Charles Baudelaire

What troubles me most about my lovely country is that its children are seldom taught that American freedom will vanish, if, when they grow up, and in the exercise of their duties as citizens, they insist that our courts and policemen and prisons be guided by divine or natural law. Kurt Vonnegut

Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees. Rumi

I’ll always be somebody who spends a lot of time in a lot of places; that’s just always going to be the way. But I try to spend as much time in Ireland as I can, because it’s lovely, and it feels like a release. Robert Sheehan

I’m good friends with Robbie Williams because we both grew up in Stoke and our dads went to the same pubs. His dad, Pete, is like my second dad, I can talk to him about anything and I see him most weeks. And Rob is brilliant, a really generous, lovely bloke. Phil Taylor

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. Ingrid Bergman

High Romanticism shows you nature in all its harsh and lovely metamorphoses. Flood, fire and quake fling us back to the primal struggle for survival and reveal our gross dependency on mammoth, still mysterious forces. Camille Paglia

My favorite singer to this day is Nat King Cole. I’ve tried to emulate his phrasing. It is so absolutely beautiful to listen to his lovely voice. Johnny Mathis

It doesn’t matter if it’s soggy or it’s sunny, there are so many lovely roads and awesome rugged countryside in Scotland – that’s what makes it. Edd China

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off. Carl Jung

Billy Collins writes lovely poems. Limpid, gently and consistently startling, more serious than they seem, they describe all the worlds that are and were and some others besides. John Updike

It’s lovely to write for the youngsters because through your story, you can teach them the lessons of life. Sudha Murty

After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world. Christian Dior

How lovely are the portals of the night, when stars come out to watch the daylight die. Thomas Cole

I look like that in the morning: my hair’s all greasy – it’s not, ‘Hey, look at the babe of the band!’ I hate that kind of thing, the way women are always pushed forward as beauties… it’s very easy: you can make the ugliest pig look lovely in a photograph. Dolores O’Riordan

Sometimes, lovely surprises come out of things going wrong. Deborah Meaden

Johnny Walker and I were very close. My house is just next to his, we were neighbours. Some time back, he came to my place with his children and we spent some lovely moments together. Johnny Lever

It’s a lovely experience walking around a museum by yourself. Brad Pitt

It was the rainbow gave thee birth, and left thee all her lovely hues. W. H. Davies

I worked with Roger Moore on three episodes of ‘The Saint.’ He is a lovely man, a good director, and was my favourite actor to work with. Shirley Eaton

I ended up at Durham School, which was lovely, then Trinity College Cambridge. Alexander Armstrong

There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have a lovely family who supports me and it’s great. Bryan Cranston

Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour. Gioachino Rossini

But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave. William Wordsworth

It was a lovely feeling, dying. I can remember being in the hospital, all wired up to tubes and thinking, ‘If only you’d take these tubes out, it feels so nice.’ It felt so – it felt like being in a bath of velvet. It was such a nice feeling. Everything felt so soft and floppy, and I wanted to go. Pete Burns

I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree. Joyce Kilmer

In one way, I suppose, I have been ‘in denial’ for some time, knowingly burning the candle at both ends and finding that it often gives a lovely light. Christopher Hitchens

Jennifer Aniston was a lovely girl, very unspoilt. Nigel Hawthorne

When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away? Oliver Goldsmith

I’ve had some lovely extraordinary experiences on New Year’s Eve. Debbie Harry

I’m happy in the UK. I absolutely love it and I’ve finally got a great group of friends. I’ve got a lovely little flat and my work’s here. Billie Piper

There is that lovely feeling of one reader telling another, ‘You must read this.’ I’ve always wanted to write a book like that, with the sense that you are contributing to the discourse in middle America, a discourse that begins at a book club in a living room, but then spreads. That is meaningful to me. Abraham Verghese

Do you think it is only a little thing to possess a house from which lovely things can be seen? Saint Teresa of Avila

Everybody says ‘Good Morning’ in Harlem because it’s true! And that’s lovely. Marcia Gay Harden

I love ripped jeans! They are flattering. I’m very petite, so I think they make my butt look lovely. Ariana Grande

Harpo, she’s a lovely person. She deserves a good husband. Marry her before she finds one. Harpo Marx

Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle. Heinrich Heine

I spent lockdown back in Yorkshire with my parents, which was… tricky! But it did remind me how beautiful my hometown of Bridlington is, with its beautiful beaches, wildlife, and lovely locals. Rosie Jones

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass. Rupert Brooke

A lovely nook of forest scenery, or a grand rock, like a beautiful woman, depends for much of its attractiveness upon the attendance sense of freedom from whatever is low; upon a sense of purity and of romance. P. T. Barnum

Besides great climates and lovely beaches, California and Greece share a fondness for dysfunctional politics and feckless budgeting. James Surowiecki

The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more. Colleen McCullough

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. Garrison Keillor

During the first couple of years at school… I used to take my lunch and go down by the old fair grounds & sit alone by the side of the road & eat it… Those lovely, lonely lunches stick deep in my memory as unhappy times. Frederick Banting

It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up. W. Somerset Maugham

I love winter fashion like woolly coats, hats and boots and being cosy by the fire. Autumn and early spring walks in the park are lovely, but rainy walks with our dog Potato every morning are just too much. Dawn O’Porter

Honest labor bears a lovely face. Thomas Dekker

I think if you don’t expect anything from the world, you’ll have a lovely time. Lewis Capaldi

The river Trent is lovely, I know because I have walked on it for 18 years. Brian Clough

Older women are like aging strudels – the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own. Robert Farrar Capon

What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be. Ellen Burstyn

I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets. Hamlin Garland

How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold. William Wordsworth

When a woman isn’t beautiful, people always say, ‘You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.’ Anton Chekhov

I’m surrounded by it. I have so many lovely people around me who are supportive, gentle, kind and considerate. I’m so grateful for every day that I’m on the planet and that continues to be so. Richard O’Brien

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. Horace

I think it’s your mental attitude. So many of us start dreading age in high school and that’s a waste of a lovely life. ‘Oh… I’m 30, oh, I’m 40, oh, 50.’ Make the most of it. Betty White

I have blessed hands. I got my hands blessed by the priest, and I am able to give out Holy Communion at Mass. It is lovely to be part of it. Sarah Bolger

Prada Infusion d’Iris perfume – my mother wears it, so it feels like home away from home. It’s lovely to smell her scent at all times. Emilia Wickstead

Nothing is so beautiful as spring – when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing. Gerard Manley Hopkins

I have three lovely children. They are beautiful, talented, and kind-hearted. I’m most proud of them. I love them so much that I will never want to burden them with a large amount of inherited wealth. Li Lu

Fancy the happiness of Pinocchio on finding himself free! Without saying yes or no, he fled from the city and set out on the road that was to take him back to the house of the lovely Fairy. Carlo Collodi

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. Robert Frost

Nefertiti is lovely, but we should use our wit and will to look beyond that beautiful face to discover and to enjoy a more satisfying narrative – the story of mankind, not just of man. Bettany Hughes

To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely. Edmund Burke

The older Mercedes is absolutely beautiful. It’s got that lovely purring feeling as the engine ticks over, which you just don’t get in a modern car. Sarah Alexander

My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends – it gives a lovely light! Edna St. Vincent Millay

What is lovely never dies, But passes into other loveliness. Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset. Ann Landers

By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer. Helen Hunt Jackson

Whatever I’m doing, I’m in that moment and I’m doing it. The rest of the world’s lost. If I’m cooking some food or making soup, I want it to be lovely. If not, what’s the point of doing it? Sade Adu

We actually say in ‘Nightbreed,’ ‘God is an astronaut, Oz is over the rainbow, and Midian is where the monsters go.’ There’s a lovely sense in which there’s a simple thesis being played out here. These are things you understand as a child out on the play yard. Clive Barker

Peter Sellers was great to work with. A lovely man. A little bit crazy in that he – you know, as I say, it was hard. It was sort of balancing a very delicate spirit on a needle. You know, because you never know where he was going. Goldie Hawn

I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I’ll never see a tree at all. Ogden Nash

The Osage have this lovely phrase: ‘Travelers in the Mist.’ It was the term for part of an Osage clan that would take the lead whenever the tribe was venturing into unfamiliar realms. And, in a way, we are all travelers in the mist. The challenge is that, as writers, we sometimes want to ignore this murkiness, or we want to write around it. David Grann

Our Creator would never have made such lovely days, and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them, above and beyond all thought, unless we were meant to be immortal. Nathaniel Hawthorne

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me. Ellen Glasgow

Fashion is life-enhancing, and I think it’s a lovely, generous thing to do for other people. Vivienne Westwood

Tradition has it that whenever a group of people has tasted the lovely fruits of wealth, security, and prestige, it begins to find it more comfortable to believe in the obvious lie and accept that it alone is entitled to privilege. Steven Biko

In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn’t reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line. Harriet Tubman

I don’t have anything to prove to anybody, which is a lovely place to be. Edward Norton

I still do the same things, but it’s nice. If people recognize you, generally everyone’s very respectful, very lovely, but I wonder what it’s like for real celebrities. Sam Heughan

All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. James Russell Lowell

Like a lovely orchid, or anything else that’s nurtured, marriage prospers and grows, but if it’s ignored, it withers. Michael Douglas

I think Kurt Sutter’s different as a creator for different people. My experience of Kurt Sutter has always been a really professional, lovely one. I like Kurt Sutter very much. Ally Walker

It’s such a lovely feeling to be in love, to marry the person you love and finally to be with that person. I feel the romance should never go out of any marriage. Even after one has had kids, etc. Love never ends, na? Riteish Deshmukh

Nothing’s so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy. Francis Beaumont

It’s such a joy to be able to have friendships free from worry. It’s so lovely to live without fear. Pattie Boyd

When you’re young you think that you’re going to sail into a lovely lake of quietude and peace. This is profoundly untrue. Doris Lessing

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. Martin Luther

I always bring an orange scarf, not just so I can wear it or tuck it into my pocket, but also so I can throw it over a lamp in the hotel room. Orange is my favourite colour, and it gives a lovely, warm ambience. RuPaul

I had my first French meal and I never got over it. It was just marvelous. We had oysters and a lovely dry white wine. And then we had one of those lovely scalloped dishes and the lovely, creamery buttery sauce. Then we had a roast duck and I don’t know what else. Julia Child

My mum and dad ran a family cafe in Sligo for 35 years and worked long hours. We grew up in a very hard-working family and had a lovely atmosphere, as we lived above the restaurant. It definitely made me want to work hard, whatever I chose to do. As the baby of seven kids, I was definitely a bit spoilt. Shane Filan

When I got to know Margot Robbie on the set of ‘The Legend of Tarzan,’ I learned just how important it is to be lovely to everyone you meet. Ella Purnell

The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying. Jean Paul

Filming ‘Jamestown’ in Budapest for six months felt like summer camp. There was a lovely cast of 16 actors, and we got along so well. Sophie Rundle

Whatever makes an impression on the heart seems lovely in the eye. Saadi

Being a sci-fi geek, it was just lovely to be on a show where I pretend I’m in outer space. That’s always been my dream: to pretend to be out in space or actually be out in space. Ming-Na Wen

Emily Johnson
Emily Johnson

Hello, I'm Emily, an American writer passionate about sharing insights and wisdom through captivating quotes.

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