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Quotes of the Day for 10 September 2003 – Beauty

The very first Miss America Pageant was held at Atlantic City, New Jersey on this day in 1921. Today's theme is Beauty.

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The quotes:

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without it.
     - Christian Dior

If you're considered a beauty, it's hard to be accepted doing anything but standing around.
     - Cybil Shepherd

Beauty is an outward gift, which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.
     - Edward Gibbon, 1737 - 1794

You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing.
     - Marie Carmichael Stopes

Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.
     - Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1474 - 1564

Beauty and wisdom are seldom found together.
     - Petronius

Beauty will not season soup.
     - Polish proverb

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