"I really like to be able to have variety and to try different things - that's the beauty of fashion."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Leighton Meester on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Leighton Meester 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."Leighton Meester on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Leighton Meester 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."Leighton Meester on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"I feel more mature than most people my age."
"I'm so accustomed to being alone."
"I'm a grown woman and sometimes, I might be a little fat, you know? Am I alone there? Not really."
"Singing really is acting. In a lot of ways, it's much more personal. I love music, and being able to work on that is amazing."
"I haven't ever really relied on relationships with guys. They come around and it's cool, but it's never been a big thing. I guess I've just been really distracted by work."