Top 90 Inner Beauty Quotes For Embracing Your Real Self

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Mar 16, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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True beauty is the one people have inside them.

Your outer beauty is only equal to your inner beauty. If you have a kind heart, then a beautiful appearance is just a plus to inner beauty.

Being kind, having peace inside is the proper meaning of being beautiful inside out. A person can look on the outside, but if they are not kind or nice to the world around them, their worth is nothing and beauty is nothing.

Having a good heart and a pure soul is what being beautiful inside is about. Read up on these quotes about inner beauty to understand more.

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Best True Inner Beauty Quotes

Here are some of the best and most famous women inner beauty quotes, some inner beauty quotes for girls, and outer and inner beauty quotes that tell you how important it is to be beautiful inside.

1. "When the inner beauty exceeds the outward beauty–it creates a magical dance in the heart."

- Angie Karan.

2. "Outer beauty turns the head, but inner beauty turns the heart."

- Helen J. Russell.

3. "Beauty is the purest feeling of the soul. Beauty arises when soul is satisfied."

- Amit Ray.

4. "Something with inner beauty will live forever, like the scent of a rose."

- Alex Flinn.

5. "In the end, you will not see the physical beauty in others that caught your eye, but the fire that burned within them."

- Shannon L. Alder.

6. "Outer beauty is a gift. Inner beauty is an accomplishment."

- Randi G. Fine.

7. "Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

8. "What's the whole point of being pretty on the outside when you're so ugly on the inside."

- Jess C. Scott.

9. "When beauty lives in the heart, it doesn't need to show up anywhere else."

- Steve Goodier.

10. "Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror."

- Rabindranath Tagore.

11. "Beauty is the illumination of your soul."

- John O'Donohue.

12. 'When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the luster of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven."

- Akhenaton.

13. "Beauty…when you look into a woman's eyes and see what is in her heart."

- Nate Dircks.

14. "Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates."

- Kate Angell.

15. "There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone's spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that's beautiful to me."

- Liv Tyler.

16. "Outer beauty is inner beauty made visible, and it manifests itself in the light that flows in our eyes."

- Paulo Coelho.

17. "Beauty is a kind of radiance. People who possess a true inner beauty, their eyes are a little brighter, their skin a little more dewy. They vibrate at a different frequency."

- Cameron Diaz.

18. "Outer beauty pleases the eye. Inner beauty captivates the heart."

- Mandy Hale.

19. "A pure heart is superlatively rare and even more attractive."

- J. S. B. Morse.

Loving Your Inner Beauty Quotes

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Loving yourself is important and if you're beautiful inside, then loving that is just as essential. These few quotes about inner beauty are all about loving the beauty inside you.

20. "I believe inner beauty is beauty in its truest form. When we nurture ourselves, it brings an inevitable, positive transformation."

- Paula Abdul.

21. "Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that's when you're most beautiful."

- Zoe Kravitz.

22. "Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are."

- Rassool Jibraeel Snyman.

23. "To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself."

- Thich Nhat Hanh.

24. "Inner beauty, too, needs occasionally to be told it is beautiful."

- Robert Brault.

25. "When you're a beautiful person on the inside, nothing in the world can change that about you … If you can't accept yourself, then certainly no one else will."

- Sasha Azevedo.

26. "We see the beauty within and cannot say no."

- Dave Eggers.

27. "How I feel about myself is more important than how I look. Feeling confident, being comfortable in your skin – that's what really makes you beautiful."

- Bobbi Brown.

28. "If people were more concerned with how they looked on the inside, then on the outside, the world would be a nicer place to exist."

- David Walsh.

29. "When I was your age…I wish I'd known that I already had everything I needed within myself to be happy, instead of looking for happiness at beauty counters."

- Ilene Beckerman.

30. "True beauty is when someone radiates that they like themselves."

- Aimee Mullins.

31. "Our hearts are drunk with a beauty our eyes could never see."

- George W. Russell.

32. "Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly lies to the bone. Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own! Cultivate Inner Beauty that never fades away but grows and matures with time!"

- Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate.

Finding Natural Beauty Inner Beauty Quotes

Being beautiful inside out is rare. Here's some inner beauty quotes Bible, Christian love and inner beauty quotes, some inner beauty quotes Shakespeare that tells you what having beauty inside is and how to find it.

33. "Beauty is a radiance that originates from within and comes from inner security and strong character."

- Jane Seymour.

34. "Beauty lies not in a flawless complexion, but in the stories that are told by each transitioning line on a woman's face."

- Alyscia Cunningham.

35. "Character develops in stream of struggle and adversity. Character is the foundation of your inner beauty which reflects in your personality."

- Anil Sinha.

36. "I think beauty comes from within. If you're happy and look at life in the best way you can, even when there are problems, it can make you beautiful on the outside."

- Faith Hill.

37. "Beauty lives with kindness."

- William Shakespeare.

38. "We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance."

- Aesop.

39. "Beauty is not something you buy; instead, beauty is what lies within."

- Byron Pulsifer.

40. "Beauty shouldn't be about changing yourself to achieve an ideal or be more socially acceptable. Real beauty, the interesting, truly pleasing kind, is about honoring the beauty within you and without you. It's about knowing that someone else's definition of pretty has no hold over you."

- Golda Poretsky.

41. "Kindness and awareness work together. Through awareness, we understand the underlying beauty of everything and every being."

- Amit Ray.

42. "It is not fancy hair, gold jewelry, or fine clothes that should make you beautiful. No, your beauty should come from within you - the beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit. This beauty will never disappear, and it is worth very much to God."

- Peter 3:3-4, The Bible.

43. "Beauty has a lot to do with character."

- Kevyn Aucoin.

44. "True beauty could be discovered only by one who mentally complete the incomplete."

- Kakuzō Okakura.

45. "Beauty is not who you are on the outside, it is the wisdom and time you gave away to save another struggling soul like you."

- Shannon L. Alder.

46. "No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful."

- Eleanor Roosevelt.

47. "People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."

- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.

48. "Whole life is a search for beauty. But, when the beauty is found inside, the search ends and a beautiful journey begins."

- Harshit Walia.

49. "Create a beautiful inside, and you will look beautiful on the outside."

- Charles F. Glassman.

50. "The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows."

- Audrey Hepburn.

It's Her Inner Beauty Quotes


These are some woman's inner beauty quotes that talks about her beauty and says that she is beautiful inside.

51. "What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful."

- Scott Westerfeld.

52. "Don't let anyone take away your inner glow."

- Jyoti Patel.

53. "Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself."

- Coco Chanel.

54. "You are one thing only. You are a Divine Being. An all-powerful Creator."

- Anthon St. Maarten.

55. "I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside."

- Whitney Houston.

56. "Angels only care about what you look like on the inside. A pure heart is the vessel that contains a soul's true beauty."

- Molly Friedenfeld.

57. "My father used to say, 'Let them see you and not the suit. That should be secondary.'"

- Cary Grant.

58. "Inner beauty radiates from within, and there's nothing more beautiful than when a woman feels beautiful on the inside."

- Erin Heatherton.

59. "Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty - they merely move it from their faces into their hearts."

- Martin Buxbaum.

60. "It's that heart of gold and stardust shine that makes you beautiful."

- R.M. Broderick.

61. "Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are."

- Markus Zusak.

62. "You're beautiful, just the way you are. Shine on. And dare anyone to turn off the lights."

- Mandy Hale.

63. "At the core of your heart, you are perfect and pure. No one and nothing can alter that."

- Amit Ray.

64. "With a chaste heart

With pure eyes I celebrate your beauty

As if you were on fire within

The moon lives in the lining of your skin."

- Pablo Neruda.

Inspirational Inner Beauty Quotes

Lastly, we have some inspirational quotes that are some short inner beauty quotes and more to inspire everyone to be beautiful inside.

65. "Real beauty is to be true to oneself."

- Laetitia Casta.

66. "Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul."

- Alice Walker.

67. "Focus on your inner beauty. Outer beauty will draw people to you, inner beauty will keep them in your presence."

- Robert Overstreet.

68. "Be kind. It will reveal your true inner beauty."

- Debasish Mridha.

69. "Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face."

- Dolores Del Rio.

70. "Beauty is an expression of the inner and outer simplicity, kindness, and uniqueness of a person."

- Debasish Mridha.

71. "Do all the good you can & create a life that feels good on the inside,not one that just looks good on the outside. It is inner beauty which matters most."

- Dr Anil Kumar Sinha.

72. "Outer beauty is transient, but the inner beauty of a kind heart gets brighter with time. Be kind and get prettier forever."

- Debasish Mridha.

73. "Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical."

- Sophia Loren.

74. "Groom yourself with a comb of confidence and inner beauty."

- Suyasha Subedi.

75. "Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one's self."

- Priscilla Presley.

76. "Above all things physical, it is more important to be beautiful on the inside – to have a big heart and an open mind and a spectacular spleen."

- Ellen DeGeneres.

77. "For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."

- Audrey Hepburn.

78. "There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others."

- Mandy Hale.

79. "You are not born with beauty, your beauty is created by who you are. Your inner beauty is more important than how people see you on the outside."

- Emily Coussons.

80. "True beauty is not related to what color your hair is or what color your eyes are. True beauty is about who you are as a human being, your principles, your moral compass."

- Ellen DeGeneres.

Quotes About Inner Peace

One cannot be beautiful inside if they don't have any peace in their heart or mind. Here's a few quotes that will help you find that inner peace.

81. "The more we control our mind, the more our inner peace increases and the happier we become."

- Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

82. "The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence."

- Norman Vincent Peale.

83. "Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances."

- Mahatma Gandhi.

84. "Peace is liberty in tranquility."

- Marcus Tullius Cicero.

85. "The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace."

- Peace Pilgrim.

86. "Nobody can bring you peace but yourself."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

87. "Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace."

- Robert J. Sawyer.

88. "Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace."

- Dalai Lama.

89. "Inner peace doesn't come from getting what we want, but from remembering who we are."

- Marianne Williamson.

90. "You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart."

- George Michael.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for inner beauty quotes then why not take a look at be true to yourself quotes, or self worth quotes?

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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