"The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."William Wordsworth on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."William Wordsworth 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."William Wordsworth on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."William Wordsworth 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."William Wordsworth on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind."
"But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave."
"Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them."
"That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."
"The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love."