"There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Vera Brittain on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Vera Brittain 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."Vera Brittain on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Vera Brittain 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."Vera Brittain on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading."