Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The jury is still out on whether a thing of beauty is a joy forever

My mother used to say things like "Pretty is as pretty does" and "Beauty is only skin-deep". Those sayings may be true, but it is also rumoured that ugly goes all the way to the bone.

I think that Leonardo da Vinci captured the quandary nicely in his famous painting Mona Feldman:


7 comments:

  1. Perhaps beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

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  2. There are some things and some people that only a mother could love...

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  3. I guess that for you this post is much like looking in a mirror.

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  4. Perhaps it is trite to say that most says 'like that' are trite.

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  5. Hah! I recognised Marty Feldman even before I got to your post tags!

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  6. I am grateful to all of you for commenting, except Yorkshire Pudding, of course.

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