"Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Ouida on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Ouida 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."Ouida on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Ouida 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."Ouida on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey."