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  • Inner Beauty And Outer Beauty

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; a sentiment probably heard many times over the course of one’s lifetime. Whether one truly agrees with it or not, it does ring some truth. Every single person has their own idea of what defines the word ‘beauty.’ It varies depending on where they live, the people surrounding them, and the experiences they have. According to dictionary.com, beauty is, “the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern, or something else (as a personality in which high spiritual qualities are manifest).” However, if you strip off all these different layers, it comes down to two distinct ideas. Inner beauty, and outer beauty. Outer beauty is the physical aspect. It is the color of your eyes, how much you weigh, the color of your skin, how big your nose is. For some people, their worth and attractiveness comes down to what they look like. If they don’t weigh a certain amount, or if they aren’t wearing makeup, then they’re not beautiful. They must have the perfect hairstyle, and flawless skin. All these outlooks are constantly drilled into our head as we grow up. If you don’t look a certain way, no one will ever find you beautiful. We see it on billboards, T.V, books and magazines; advertising products for your skin and special diets and pills to lose weight. Instead of glasses, you can wear contacts…

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  • Outer Beauty Vs Inner Beauty

    The word beauty derives from the same root as “biaute” and “beute.” They were originally meant in Latin as, physical attractiveness, goodness, and seductiveness. (Etymology) Beauty is also defined as a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially sight. (Beauty) There are numerous opinions of what beauty really is, because almost every individual on this earth has their own perspectives and beliefs. In all honesty, I believe beauty…

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  • The Importance Of Inner Beauty

    “Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder” This saying first appeared in the 3rd century BC in Greek. It didn't appear in its current form in print until the 19th century, but in the meantime there were various written forms that expressed much the same thought. This famous saying implies that everyone has their own definition and recognition of beauty. What is seen as a marvel to one person might be the complete opposite to another, just like a dress that I found very beautiful but my Mum found it…

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  • Difference Between Inner Beauty And Physical Beauty

    Inner Beauty vs. Physical Beauty “It’s not about what’s on the outside, it’s about what’s on the inside.” This quote is widely known around the world. Inner beauty and physical beauty are two ways to categorize beauty. In addition, each of these categories can be further broken down into subcategories. These different aspects of beauty can be obtained or improved in many ways and are important to different people in varying degrees. There are many different aspects of physical and inner beauty…

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  • Physical Beauty: The Masking Reality Of Inner Beauty

    follow that one forgets that there is such a thing as inner beauty and not just the masking reality of physical beauty. Society dictates how one is “supposed to” look: clear faces, with small pours, proportionally well groomed eyebrows, with an hourglasses figure and a nice sun-kissed tan. As human’s one tries to perfect ones beauty, even more so in high school. Physical beauty shouldn’t hold more likes and applause than ones inner beauty. Ones personality should be held equally as important, if…

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  • Sonnet 130 Essay: Inner Beauty Vs. Outer Beauty

    Inner Beauty V. Outer Beauty What is more important to you, how beautiful your significant other looks or how beautiful her/his personality is? In Sonnet 130, Shakespeare talks about the imperfections in his love. He describes her with these words: My mistress ' eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips ' red; If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun; If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head. Saying that, people may think that because Shakespeare thinks…

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  • Inner Beauty In Oscar Wilde's The Picture Of Dorian Gray

    Beauty on the inside is just as important as the beauty on the outside. But, many people do not see that and just concentrate on their outer beauty allowing their inner self to change and maybe become ugly and bad. Influence of the outside world or certain people can allow a person to believe that outer beauty is the most important thing in the world, but only if they actually allow the person to influence them and do not ignore what they are saying. Many novels portray characters who start…

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  • Beauty In The Eye Of The Beholder Essay

    Mrs. Liscum English 1301 -5 5 October 2015 Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder Beauty is a perception of an aspect, person, or object which is opinionated by the brain; therefore, beauty can not be manifested or proven by anything since it is completely based on how and what an individual conceptualizes it to be. There are two different types of beauty: physical beauty or appearances, and inner beauty, generalized to be a person’s personality. Physical beauty is how a person carries himself, or…

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  • The Attractive Characteristics Of Physical Beauty

    sun is out, but when the darkness sets in; their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” You may have heard this famous quote by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and her words couldn 't be more true. Anyone can look perfect and shine on the outside, but what really matters is who you are on the inside. Beauty can be defined by two different categories, your inner, soulful beauty and your outer, physical beauty, but it takes equal amounts of both to make up an individual. Physical…

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  • Beauty Is Beautiful Essay

    What is Beautiful? Sophia Loren once said, “Beauty is how you feel on the inside, and it reflects in your eyes.” Each individual has their own view on what he or she considers beautiful. Beauty can be seen and or sensed. Physical beauty is observed with the human eye while inner beauty comes from within a person. The impressions given off, characteristics, and relationships base tie both together in a basic manner. Both of these types of pulchritude form a unique individual. People look…

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