"I do not see any beauty in self-restraint."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Mary MacLane on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Mary MacLane 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."Mary MacLane on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Mary MacLane 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."Mary MacLane on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"I was born to be alone, and I always shall be but now I want to be."
"Fame is indeed beautiful and benign and gentle and satisfying, but happiness is something at once tender and brilliant beyond all things."
"I want fame more than I can tell. But more than I want fame I want happiness."