"We have magnificent brains, but we use a great deal of our brilliance to keep ourselves stuck and ignorant, to keep ourselves from not shining. We are so afraid of our beauty and radiance and brilliance because it scared the adults around us when we were children."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Patricia Sun on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Patricia Sun 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."Patricia Sun on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Patricia Sun 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."Patricia Sun on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross