"We're here to bring beauty to the world and make a difference in this planet. That's what art forms are about."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Charlie Haden on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Charlie Haden 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."Charlie Haden on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Charlie Haden 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."Charlie Haden on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"I just try to play music from my heart and bring as much beauty as I can to as many people as I can. Just give them other alternatives, especially people who aren't exposed to creative music."
"The bass, no matter what kind of music you're playing, it just enhances the sound and makes everything sound more beautiful and full. When the bass stops, the bottom kind of drops out of everything."