"Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."George Henry Lewes on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."George Henry Lewes 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."George Henry Lewes on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."George Henry Lewes 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."George Henry Lewes on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving."
"Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination."
"Imagination is not the exclusive appanage of artists, but belongs in varying degrees to all men."
"Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art."
"Science is the systematic classification of experience."