"Beauty is indeed a good gift of God but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Saint Augustine on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Saint Augustine 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."Saint Augustine on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Saint Augustine 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."Saint Augustine on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels."
"Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty."
"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul."
"Love is the beauty of the soul."
"My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is."