This popular saying originates a long time ago. One of the most popular theme among classic authors and poets which we all cherish has a really deep meaning. What may be ugly for you, may be attractive for others and vice versa. Beauty is perception. Perception is point of view. The degree and definition of attractiveness varies not only among different cultures, countries but also person to person. Beauty is not only outer beauty but aldo beauty of mind, heart and soul. The concept of beauty being a perception can be understood by different beauty standards around the world. For example- Korean beauty standards identify a perfect women to be skinny, fair skinned and have large eyes whereas perfect women in Africa are expected to be curvy with big breasts and wide hips.
This quote doesn’t only revolve around physical appearance of the humans but also other beings and things.
Some paintings from famous artists may appear silly or out of nowhere to most of the people but a person paying thousands or even millions for it sees the beauty of the art created, what the artist is trying to convey.
It may seem that another saying, “Don’t Judge a Book By It’s Cover” is a tributary of the given saying. It may be rectifying the wrong meaning taken by the people. The former saying may not only imply for physical beauty but also the inner beauty as it is well said that true beauty comes from inner glow. Whereas, the latter only talks about the physical appearance. It also conveys the idea of not to be judgemental.
Your beauty is not only in the eyes of the other person as a beholder but you as a beholder. Successful people say,” Make Them Look Through Your Eyes”. Similarly, if you don’t see the beauty in yourself, then don’t expect the other person to see it. Self hatred is the most unattractive thing about a person. And, if a person tries to show the beauty in you, don’t become self obsessed but try to accept it with dignity.
As we all know that physical beauty doesn’t last forever, be beautiful at heart, mind and soul.
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