"Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."John Masefield on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."John Masefield 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."John Masefield on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."John Masefield 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."John Masefield on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Poetry is a mixture of common sense, which not all have, with an uncommon sense, which very few have."
"Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man it has become the amusement and delight of the few."