"Always think of what is useful and not what is beautiful. Beauty will come of its own accord."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Nikolai Gogol on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Nikolai Gogol 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."Nikolai Gogol on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Nikolai Gogol 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."Nikolai Gogol on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"We ought to thank God for that. Yes, the man who tills the land is more worthy of respect than any."