"My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Christopher Meloni on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Christopher Meloni 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."Christopher Meloni on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Christopher Meloni 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."Christopher Meloni on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"But when you're a working actor - and that's what you keep saying in your head, how blessed you are to have a job - and you are working with heavyweights, working with the best guys in TV, it's pretty cool. Exhausting, but cool."
"It is a weird feeling to have people go, 'Hey Chris' like they know me. But, number one, 99 percent of my experiences have been really cool. People couldn't be nicer and more positive."
"The surprising thing about fatherhood was finding my inner mush. Now I want to share it with the world."
"My mother raised three children on her own and my dad was a doctor working 16 hours a day."
"Hate is a draining bottomless pit from whence nothing good or of any value can come. Try to eat a balanced diet. Guys only want one thing."