"Beauty is the promise of happiness."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Edmund Burke on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Edmund Burke 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."Edmund Burke on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Edmund Burke 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."Edmund Burke on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever."
"The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth."
"Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation."
"Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing."
"Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty."