There are many beautiful women but only a select few have something magical that makes them rise above the rest.

What makes a woman beautiful?

Perhaps some answers can be found within these relevant quotes* about beauty:

  1. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.   — Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  2. Beauty is not real. Beauty only exists in perception.  — Unknown
  3. How beautiful you are, now that you love me.  — Marlene Dietrich
  4. Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days? — George Bernard Shaw
  5. Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.  — Khalil Gibran
  6. It’s beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart. — Anonymous
  7. The recipe for beauty is to have less illusion and more Soul, to retreat from the belief of pain or pleasure in the body into the unchanging calm and glorious freedom of spiritual harmony.  –Mary Baker Eddy

Here are pictures of just few (of many) women considered to be the most beautiful (by popular opinion):

A true “classic” beauty from India: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, an Indian actress and former Miss World.

American beauty: Angelina Jolie. She has been cited as one of the world’s most attractive people, as well as the world’s “most beautiful” woman, titles for which she has received substantial media attention.

Jessica Alba is considered a sex symbol and often generates media attention for her looks. She appears frequently on the “Hot 100” section of Maxim and was voted number one on’s list of “99 Most Desirable Women” in 2006, as well as “Sexiest Woman in the World” by FHM in 2007.

Halle Berry, an American actress, former fashion model, and beauty queen.

Zhang Ziyi,  a Chinese film actress. Zhang is coined by the media as one of the “Four Young Dan” actresses in the Film Industry in China, along with Zhao Wei, Xu Jinglei, and Zhou Xun.

 MMonroeMarilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s