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A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind. - Anacharsis


Culture, then, is a study of perfection, and perfection which insists on becoming something rather than in having something, in an inward condition of the mind and spirit, not in an outward set of circumstances. - Matthew Arnold


For when my outward action doth demonstrate The native act and figure of my heart In compliment extern, 'tis not long after But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at. (Othello, the Moore of Venice) - William Shakespeare


Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused. - Edward Gibbon


Enthusiasm: A distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances. - J. Donald Walters


Art can only be truly art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life. - Margaret Fuller


We do not want nowadays temples of worship and outward rites and ceremonies. What we really want is an Asram. We want a place where the beauty of nature and the noblest pursuits of man are in a sweet harmony. Our temple of worship is there where outward nature and human soul meet in union. - Sir Rabindranath Tagore


O, what may man within him hide, Though angel on the outward side! (Measure for Measure) - William Shakespeare