"I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Jack London on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Jack London 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."Jack London on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Jack London 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."Jack London on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club."
"The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time."