"For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Xenophon on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Xenophon 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."Xenophon on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Xenophon 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."Xenophon on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor."
"There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads, if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform."
"Wherever magistrates were appointed from among those who complied with the injunctions of the laws, Socrates considered the government to be an aristocracy."
"Excess of grief for the dead is madness for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not."
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