"Beauty, whether moral or natural, is felt, more properly than perceived."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."David Hume on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."David Hume 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."David Hume on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."David Hume 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."David Hume on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society."
"Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain."
"Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them."
"Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other."
"The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst."