"I thought it might be a good move to get into a beauty contest so I tried for Miss Pennsylvania and won. I think that helped me get noticed, at least by the people of Pennsylvania."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Sharon Stone on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Sharon Stone 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."Sharon Stone on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Sharon Stone 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."Sharon Stone on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Some people work hard in this business and become really popular, really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business. Somehow, when your colleagues and friends believe in you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more."
"People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so."
"TV is so different from the movies. It takes a lot of stamina because you work such long hours. It is really challenging. You are learning the next day's lines while you are shooting today's scenes. I found courage I never realised I had. I hope to do more."
"I was lucky to have my dad in my life. As crazy as things got, I always had him to put his hand on my shoulder."
"It's my experience that you really can't lose when you try the truth."