"The most beautiful rainbows often follow the most horrific storms. When people reach the moment of discovery that the beauty of life is in its path then they begin to live on higher ground. Often this realization occurs after adversity, of losing something and learning how to push on and challenging themselves to achieve the impossible. The culture places emphasis on beauty as an external force, but real beauty is worn and illuminated from within." - Peter Wilderotter, President & CEO of Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
"Beauty comes from real passion and true interest. It comes from confidence and kindness. It comes from innocence and experience. It rarely comes to those who try too hard for it." - Jane Buckingham, President of Trendera
"Beauty is watching my dog sleeping peacefully" - Gil Cates Jr., Director
'“Beauty” is vivaciousness, passion, and vitality. Christian Dior once said that “zest is the secret of all beauty; there is no beauty that is attractive without zest”. I can’t think of a single exception.'- Michelle Colvard, Ms. Wheelchair America 2009
"Beauty to me is a quality in someone or something that elicits a sense of happiness or simply makes me smile." - Julie Dejoie, ShoeMoney Productions
"Beauty is a reflection of the spiritual work that is done inside and when done well, it shines through on the outside. It is seeing depth in the eyes because the spirit is fulfilled." - Jen Grisanti, Entertainment Consultant & Independent Producer
“One’s true beauty should not be judged by outward appearance but rather by the radiance of one’s soul.” - Carmen Istrate, Lisa Kline Inc.
“It's the light inside the Jack-o-lantern that illuminates through the cracks and makes a person truly glow, that's the beauty I'm chasing anyway... the kind that makes me shine for the whole neighborhood!!" – Alexis Jones, 'Survivor: Micronesia' and CEO/Founder of I Am That Girl
"Exuding confidence in all you do by knowing your true self and utilizing the gifts you were born with. Always remember to laugh, smile, and connect with others, because when you open your heart you become more beautiful!" - Lisa Kline, Lisa Kline Inc.
"Beauty is in not only in the eye of the beholder, it is also in the eye of the possessor. What truly makes us attractive to others is the projection of our self esteem." -Peter Lamas, Founder of Peter Lamas Products
"Anything that sparks another's desire to be around you and share their precious moments of life in your presence is a manifestation of your beauty." - Erica Duignan Minnihan, MSNBC commentator
“Beauty is illuminated when one realizes that they were born to manifest the glory of God. Magnificence is the reflection of the divine identity of Christ our creator, for He is love and there is nothing more beautiful than love itself.” - Leslie Ostrander, Author of In His Hands...Reclaiming Life after Tragedy
"Wisdom is the secret to beauty, found mostly on rugged paths not easily traveled, also found through hardship that builds character; Beauty is a gift you give to others in need." - Scottie Somers, Hurley Living The Dream Foundation
“Beauty is perfect harmony if it is playing that perfect game, courting the woman of your dreams, hearing the perfect song, being happy at what you do, facing and concurring your fears and taking time to enjoy the small things that are important in life.” – Mark Zupan, Murderball