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. Warbling murmurs of brook. (Lord Herbert)

  2. We only part to meet again. (John Gay)

  3. We refuse praise from a desire to be praised twice. (La Rochefoucauld)

  4. We that live to please must please to live. (Johnson)

  5. What a piece of work is man! (Hamlet)

  6. What is this life, if full of care. We have no time to stand and stare. (W. H. Davies)

  7. When everyone is somebody, then no one's anybody. (William Schwenck Gilbert)

  8. When we have shuffled off this mortal coil. (Hamlet 3 : 1 : 67)

  9. Whoever lives true life, will love true love. (E. B. Browning)

  10. A wilderness of Sweets. (Paradise Lost 5 : 294)

  11. Wisdom married to immortal verse. (Wordsworth)

  12. Woe came with war and want with woe. (W. Scott)

  13. The world is changed with the grandeur of God. (G. M. Hopkins)

  14. The world is too much with us. (Wordsworth)

  15. The world's a prison, no man can get out. (Berten)

  16. The word Alms has no singular, as if to teach us that a solitary act of charity scarcely deserves the name.

  17. Words are but empty thanks. (Colley Cibber)

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