"Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself. Praise is no part of it, for nothing is made worse or better by praise."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Marcus Aurelius on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Marcus Aurelius 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."Marcus Aurelius on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Marcus Aurelius 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."Marcus Aurelius on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it."
"Anger cannot be dishonest."
"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."
"When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life."
"The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury."