There are innumerable beautiful expressions in English. A thing of beauty is a joy for ever is one of the immortal lines of the great poet Keats.
The Beauty is ultimate reality is another immortal lines but of Tagore. The English language abounds in such beautiful expressions which bring us immense joy. Happy turns of phrases, striking imageries, peculiar styles, semantically interesting structures and memorable phrases are added in this page.
Here are few of those immortal lines and beautiful expressions.
Bad's the best of us. (Beaumont and Fletcher. The Bloody Brother 4-2)
The ballot is stronger than the bullet. (Abraham Lincoln)
Bankrupt of life, yet prodigal of ease. (Dryden : Absalom 168)
A barren superfluity of words. (Sir Samuel Garth)
Beauty’s sweet but beauty’s frail. (Thomas Carew)
The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merry man. (Swift : Polite Conversation)
The best is yet to be. (Browning)
Better than the best. (Paradise Lost 1 - 262)
Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven. (Paradise Lost 1-262)
Brief is life but love is long. (Tennyson)
The busy candidates for power and fame. (Dr. Johnson)