Beauty attracts the eyes but personality captures the heart. What you look like isn't important. What is important is who you are inside and the choices that you make in your life.
Life is all about perceptions and the way you look at things. For some, a rose may seem to be beautiful because they admire its petals. But some people don't even like roses because they concentrate on its throns. So if we concentrate on the good side of a person or a thing, we will find its beauty.
There is a universal image of beauty and it is related to facial symmetry. The more symmetrical a face is, the more is a person considered to be beautiful. Other than that, what I believe is that we all have our own preferences. Our image of be beauty is based on our own ideals that have developed over our lifetime.
When we are in the light of wisdom, outer beauty of a person will not drive us. What makes a person attractive is the inner beauty. People with inner beauty are people who love to make peace with everyone, take care of fellow beings and try to follow the path of justice.
How many of us remember the significance of physical beauty when we talk about King Maker Kamarajar?
Do we think facial beauty is important even after we hold sports personalities like Mary Kom and Serena Williams.
We do not see the outer beauty of these people to keep them high as our inspiration but rather it is the beauty of their talents and achievements that we uphold.
Nelson Mandela's beauty is proved in his sacrifice to get equal rights for the Blacks in South Africa.
Gandhiji's beauty is revealed by his inner strength and confidence and Mother Teresa's beauty is seen through her service for the needy.
Only when we know what real beauty is we will understand certain things that are considered to be beautiful are just projections. The beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm really depends on simplicity