Is it true beauty is in the eye of the beholder?
Although some research suggests that a preference for certain physical traits, such as height or muscular build, may be encoded in our genes, a new study finds it’s our individual life experiences that lead us to find one face more attractive than another.
Who said beauty is not in the eye of the beholder?
It was uttered by one of Margaret Wolfe Hungerford’s characters in her nineteenth-century novel Molly Bawn.
Who said beauty is in the eye of the beholder meaning?
Most sources attribute the first use of the modern-day expression to Margaret Wolfe Hungerford (née Hamilton) who wrote a number of books under the pseudonym of “The Duchess,” and, in her 1878 work Molly Bawn, wrote “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”