" I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate. "
- Jack London
" My introduction of Whitney was that if there's going to be one performer for the next generation who combined the beauty and lyric phrasing of a Lena Horne with those Gospel fiery roots of an Aretha Franklin, it would be Whitney Houston. "
- Clive Davis
" The best beauty advice I ever received is to keep skin hydrated and limit harsh exposure to the sun. If you are set on the tanned look, there are plenty of great creams that will give you a healthy-looking glow. "
- Erica Durance
" Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form. "
- Wilhelm von Humboldt
" That's the beauty of country music - you have to get out there and earn it and work hard. And when you're on the road with big name acts, you realize there's no easy way to the 'Promised Land' in this business. "
- Luke Bryan
" What I loved about 'Summer' was that they were these four bright kids with a wonderful future. In a way, she was the one with the brains, and then you have the beauty queen and the jock and the introvert. "
- Kevin Williamson
" What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of temperament, the power of being deeply moved by the presence of beautiful objects. "
- Walter Pater
" Let's just say beauty inspires me. But I like all beauty - I think it really comes from the inside out. "
- Donatella Versace
" What the canons of beauty transmit is an idea of taking care of yourself. Eating well, living healthily, doing sports. It's a way to highlight the natural beauty in each of us. The natural body that all of us are born with. "
- Bianca Balti
" Well, I've never looked upon myself as being a beauty, per se. "
- Cate Blanchett
" My mama told me in college, 'I love you, and you're God's child, but natural beauty will only take you so far.' "
- Robin Roberts
" I like being able to see an innocence in people. I see a lot of beauty in youth. Young people are in progress. Their faces and bodies and minds are constantly changing. It's exciting to capture that on film. "
- Bernardo Bertolucci
" Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies. "
- John Donne
" Making a bougie, expensive beauty brand wasn't helping the mission or very fun for me. We can all be united by that $12 coconut balm. You don't need to charge an arm and a leg. "
- Emily Weiss
" I've used Dermalogica skin care for years, ever since a friend who works in a spa told me it was better than anything you can get from a beauty counter. I've tried switching to other products, but my skin doesn't feel as good. "
- Debra Stephenson
" I always use some fake lashes for any kind of dressed-up face, whether it's a few individual lashes, or a dramatic strip. I find that fake lashes really bump the beauty up a notch and make me feel great. "
- Eva Amurri
" The thing about organic farming is that the produce will not look the same. Your tomato will not resemble the rich red one from the textbook, and that's the beauty of it. "
- R. Madhavan
" I'm in love with beauty and things and people and love and being in love, and those things, I think, on the inside, show on the outside. "
- Gloria Vanderbilt
" At a certain point, you have to decide whether you'd be satisfied always acknowledging the beauty and the greatness of what other people create or if you want to be in the same arena. "
- Kerry James Marshall
" I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty - a sunken beauty. "
- Jean Genet
" Nail polish is like the icing on the beauty cake. "
- Mary Helen Bowers
" Although people often equate them, glamour is not the same as beauty, stylishness, luxury, celebrity, or sex appeal. It is not limited to fashion or film; nor is it intrinsically feminine. It is not a collection of aesthetic markers - a style, as fashion and design use the word. "
- Virginia Postrel
" Inner beauty radiates from within, and there's nothing more beautiful than when a woman feels beautiful on the inside. "
- Erin Heatherton
" Too many architects are just trying to make all of their buildings look like a brand, and that may be good for business, but that is terrible for the cities because they lose character. If I go to Paris, I go to see the beauty of Paris and the coherence of Paris. "
- Cesar Pelli
" A women's greatest asset is her beauty. "
- Alex Comfort
" As I was finding my musical style, I found my personal style as well, and moving from Germany to L.A. was part of that, raiding the secondhand stores in L.A. trying out different beauty themes, finding my love for huge lashes and big, long hair extensions. "
- Kim Petras
" Celibacy is not just a matter of not having sex. It is a way of admiring a person for their humanity, maybe even for their beauty. "
- Timothy Radcliffe
" Filipinos don't wallow in what is miserable and ugly. They recycle the bad into things of beauty. "
- Imelda Marcos
" Real beauty knocks you a little bit off kilter. "
- David Byrne
" Los Angeles is like a beauty parlor at the end of the universe. "
- Emily Mortimer