"Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Franz Kafka on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Franz Kafka 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."Franz Kafka on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Franz Kafka 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."Franz Kafka on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love it could not do so alone, but since it unconsciously has the element of heavenly love within it, it can do so."
"It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet."
"Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old."
"My 'fear' is my substance, and probably the best part of me."
"The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in matter and as matter, in mind and as mind, in emotion, as emotion, etc."