"Beauty has been democratised. No longer the preserve of movie stars and models but available to all. But while the invitation to beauty is welcomed, it has become not so much an option as an imperative."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Susie Orbach on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Susie Orbach on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Susie Orbach on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Susie Orbach on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Susie Orbach on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"If you continually diet, you are putting your body in a quasi-famine situation. It slows your metabolism down and breaks the thermostat. Diets don't work. They don't help you understand why you're eating more than your body wanted in the first place."
"I'd like to see much more understanding of emotional issues around hurt, abandonment, disappointment, longing, failure and shame, where they stem from and how they drive people and policies brought into public discourse."
"No one leaves a long-term relationship scot-free or without conflict."
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