Beauty is an abstract word. A word with many definitions’; used to describe the views of many. In the dictionary, beauty is defined as 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).
Due to the word beauty ability to be used in any shape or form the definition in my words is ‘beauty is in the eyes of the beholder’. Beauty to one is never the same to another. It is seen or by the thought and emotions that one compels from the sight or sound of the subject. One may find a relaxing, sentimental beauty to a desert landscape while another may find it barren, desolate with no appeal whatsoever. The expression of one’s appearance being beautiful is a matter of opinion. Where one finds comfort, another may find pain.
Not only can the abstract be used to describe many views on outer appearances, it also expresses how someone may view another’s inner-self (personality). This is where the phrase ‘beauty is from within’ plays in. A persons outer appearance may not be what sets ones senses off; it may be there smile, manner of speech, how they carry themselves, just their overall attitude may be what sets them ablaze. Outer beauty is not what only counts in the world. A person may look like a supermodel but once they open their mouth they become the ugliest person in the world. They spend all their time working on their outer appearance that they forget about the inside which begins to sour. The most comely person you find may in fact be the most beautiful after a conversation or two.
Beauty is a concept found in many aspects of life such as new life. A babies first laugh is a beauty entirely its own, or a child’s first drawing, a window into how they view the world. The elderly couple down the street tending...