Symmetry Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old symmetry quotes, symmetry sayings, and symmetry proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

We may say of agreeableness, as distinct from beauty, that it is a symmetry whose rules are unknown. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
When your conscious and subconscious are at symmetry with each other, intuition plays little to no role in your decisions. Everything becomes blurry, because you are finally starting to drift away from the picture that the world wants you to see. Lionel Suggs
The existence of symmetry laws is in full accordance with our daily experience. The simplest of these symmetries, the isotropy and homogeneity of space, are concepts that date back to the early history of human thought. Chen-Ning Yang
Consistency is the enemy of enterprise, just as symmetry is the enemy of art. George Bernard Shaw
If measure and symmetry are absent from any composition in any degree, ruin awaits both the ingredients and the composition...Measure and symmetry are beauty and virtue the world over. Socrates
Your whole being should be symmetrical. Yoga is symmetry. That is why yoga is a basic art. B.K.S. Iyengar
The apparent symmetry of joys and pains has nothing to do with their equitable distribution: it results from the injustice which strikes certain individuals, thereby forcing them to compensate by their despondency for the other's unconcern. E.M. Cioran
God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world. Paul Dirac
Neither natural ability without instruction nor instruction without natural ability can make the perfect artist. Vitruvius
Would it be thought sufficient to say that because planets revolve in elliptic courses round the sun, satellites follow the same course around the planets, for the sake of symmetry, and to complete the scheme of nature? Darwin
There is in all things a pattern that is part of our universe. It has symmetry, elegance, and grace— those qualities you find always in that which the true artist captures. Frank Herbert
Break a vase and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love that took its symmetry for granted when it was whole. Derek Walcott
Symmetry of form, beauty of color, strength and the compactness of the diamond, constitute bodily perfection. Patanjali
The mile has a classic symmetry. It's a play in four acts. John Landy
The chief form of beauty is order and symmetry, and definiteness, which the mathematical sciences demonstrate to a special degree. Aristotle
There is a cosmic symmetry / proportional geometry / constitutional ancestry / derivational chemistry / universal antinomy that gives balance to life. Wallace Dean LaBenne
There are no perfect symmetries, there is no pure randomness, we are in the gray region between truth and chaos. Nothing novel or interesting happens unless it is on the border between order and chaos. R.A. Delmonico
.. it is about the distortions of symmetry and reciprocity in life: if you have the rewards, you must also get some of the risks— not let others pay the price of your mistakes. If you inflict risk onto others and they are harmed, you need to pay some price for it. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The desire for symmetry, for balance, for rhythm in form as well as in sound, is one of the most inveterate of human instincts. Edith Wharton
If measure and symmetry are absent from any composition to any degree, ruin awaits both the ingredients and the composition... Measure and symmetry are beauty and virtue the world over. Socrates
Reality favors symmetry. Jorge Luis Borges
Symmetry is pleasing but not as sexy. Einstein is cool but Picasso knows what I'm talking about. Amy Poehler
If the proportion is the good breeding of architecture, symmetry, or the answering of one part to another, may be defined as the sanity of decoration. Edith Wharton
I attain a different kind of beauty, achieve asymmetry by means of infinite discords, showing all the traces of the mind's passage through the world, achieve in the end some kind of whole made of shivering fragments. Virginia Woolf
The universe is an enormous direct product of representations of symmetry groups. Steven Weinberg
My goal is always to bring a sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion to each individual face. The brows are an essential starting point. Anastasia Soare
I think eyebrows are the symmetry of the face. If they're not balanced and brushed up in the right way, your face looks kind of messy. Amber Valletta
Pride destroys all symmetry and grace, and affectation is a more terrible enemy to fine faces than the smallpox. Richard Steele