"Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Leon Battista Alberti on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Leon Battista Alberti 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."Leon Battista Alberti on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Leon Battista Alberti 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."Leon Battista Alberti on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods."