"But my most favourite pursuit, after my daily exertions at the Foundry, was Astronomy. There were frequently clear nights when the glorious objects in the Heavens were seen in most attractive beauty and brilliancy."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."James Nasmyth on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."James Nasmyth 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."James Nasmyth on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."James Nasmyth 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."James Nasmyth on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"OUR history begins before we are born. We represent the hereditary influences of our race, and our ancestors virtually live in us."