"Beauty is a short-lived tyranny."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Socrates on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Socrates 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."Socrates on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Socrates 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."Socrates on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant."
"Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind."
"Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us."
"He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy."
"Death may be the greatest of all human blessings."