"The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Francis Bacon on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Francis Bacon 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."Francis Bacon on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Francis Bacon 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."Francis Bacon on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Age appears to be best in four things old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read."
"I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am."
"Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses."
"Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy."
"A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green."