"It was Plato who said that, 'Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.' I must admit that throughout my life I have always been the fondest admirer of intelligence whenever looking for a mate. To me a perfectly framed thought or spoken word has always seemed more attractively fetching than the perfectly formed body; though to witness the combination can be a lethal barometer of temptation to one's sensibilities. You can keep your Barbie Dolls and Baywatch Babes and give me a lady who can think for herself and needs no man to define her in her womanhood or sense of worth.
The beauty of a woman lies not in her facial mode but is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives and the passion that she shows which attracts her to the discerning. She knows that the true value of a genuine smile possesses the power to disarm and is the most inexpensive way to improve one's looks. She can sense her beauty steal inwards as she ages gracefully, knowing that her true beauty grows, not fades with the passing of the years. Whereas wounded women travel the world armed with the cosmetic contents of their vanity case, the intelligent woman carries her beauty within the substance of her inner self.
To know the mind of a beautiful woman is to appreciate her body like no other can. It is to understand both the simplicity and sophistication of her adult thoughts whenever disguised in childlike ways of cruel innocence and harmless mischief.
The most foolish of men will allow beauty of face to attract their attention when seeking a lifelong mate, while the wisest will let her personality and character capture their heart. Women of substance have long known that beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes right down to the bone.
There can never be a sight more gladdening than to see truth, honesty, compassion and fun writ large across the face of the woman you love.You look and know that her beauty will always remain a joy to behold. What has taken me a lifetime to learn, my dear mother summed up in a few choice words before I'd reached the age of 8 years when she said, 'Billy, all people are beautiful in their own way.' Think of the ways that you are beautiful, express yourself sincerely and lovingly and know that ugliness will never touch your bone of contention
I had been due to go into hospital today for a blood transfusion to perk up my pretty features of face, but received a phone call last night saying that my blood count had improved enough to leave me another two weeks. I guess they thought I was pretty enough for my years!" William Forde: October 28th, 2015.