Beautiful Expressions



Beautiful Expressions Index


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.


  1. I am not in the roll of common men. (Henry IV PTI 3 : 1 : 43)

  2. I am that I am. (Exodus 3: 14)

  3. I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul. (William Ernest Henley)

  4. I can resist everything except temptation. (Oscar Wilde)

  5. I grew intoxicated with my own eloquence. (Disraeli)

  6. I have immortal longings in me. (Antony & Cleopatra 5 : 2 : 282)

  7. I have touch'd the highest point of all my greatness. (Henry VIII 3 : 2: 224)

  8. I love not Man the less, but Nature more. (Byron : Childe Harold)

  9. I shall temper so justice with mercy. (Paradise Lost 9 – 77)

  10. I want what I want when I want it. (Henry Blossom)

  11. I was in the middle of the stream and must sink or swim. (Hazlitt)

  12. I would be married to a single life. (Richard Crashaw)

  13. Ice and iron can be welded. (R. L. Stevenson)

  14. If summer come not, how can winter go? (Richard Crashaw)

  15. If the worst comes to the worst.

  16. It is better to be Socrates in prison than Caliban on the throne. (Wil Durant)

  17. Tis hard to part when friends are dear. (Anna Letitia Barbauld)

  18. The inaudible and noiseless foot of time. (All's well 5: 3: 41)

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