"Paris is one of the most beautiful places in all the world. Unfortunately, I was so homesick I couldn't appreciate its beauty."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Tyra Banks on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Tyra Banks 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."Tyra Banks on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Tyra Banks 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."Tyra Banks on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will."
"I'm trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show."
"I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants. I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people."
"Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next."
"There's always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are."