"The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before being defeated."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Charles Baudelaire on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Charles Baudelaire 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."Charles Baudelaire on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Charles Baudelaire 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."Charles Baudelaire on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally goodness is always the product of some art."
"What is art? Prostitution."
"To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts."
"A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else."
"Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate good is always the product of an art."