"People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Salma Hayek on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Salma Hayek 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."Salma Hayek on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Salma Hayek 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."Salma Hayek on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"I'll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age."
"You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. And best of all, love can happen at any age. Life can just start to get exciting when you're in your 40s and 50s. You have to believe that."
"No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone."
"I have never denied my background or my culture. I have taught my child to embrace her Mexican heritage, to love my first language, Spanish, to learn about Mexican history, music, folk art, food, and even the Mexican candy I grew up with."
"I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that's what I love."