"Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Khalil Gibran on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Khalil Gibran 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."Khalil Gibran on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Khalil Gibran 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."Khalil Gibran on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed."
"I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art."
"Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens."
"Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand."
"Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror."