"Beauty is not something you can count on. Usually, when people say you are beautiful, it is when there is a harmony between the inside and the outside."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Emmanuelle Beart on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Emmanuelle Beart 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."Emmanuelle Beart on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Emmanuelle Beart 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."Emmanuelle Beart on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"We've all had that fear, that despair of losing someone, or this fierce desire because it's not reciprocated. The less reciprocation there is, the more desire we have."
"Of course I am political. You 'ave to be don't you? Every day it is about your future, your right to that future. 'Ow can people ignore this? We 'ave to leave a good world for our children, n'est-ce pas?"
"I am a voyager - and the voyage cannot mean that I stay at home."
"We were raised without movies, theater or music. We had only nature, the hills, the trees. When I got on the set of 'Manon,' I wasn't star-struck because I didn't know what a star was."
"I don't always see my movies right away. And there are some I haven't seen at all. Sometimes that bothers the directors, so I'm obliged to see them."