2005— International Winner

Tonia Croft, Frankston, Australia


I believe Beauty is more important in life because it is always what is on the inside that counts. Then again it makes me think twice, the Truth is also very important. One lie can turn into a thousand lies, but I am still convinced that Beauty is more important. Even bad people have something inside them that is worthy, you just can't see it.

"Beauty is not in the face, it is a light in the heart."
   -Khalil Gibran

Something special lies within everybody's personality. We all have different levels of courage and bravery, we all have different ways to succeed and accomplish things. Everyone is different; that is why we are so Beautiful.
Beauty is connected to Truth; someone who is truthful is beautiful. Beauty sees the good and bad in things but it makes its own decision whether to be a leader or a follower. Beauty makes its own choices, it is not afraid to be itself, it is not afraid to be who it really is.

"Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them".
   -David Hume

The Beautiful person sometimes encourages the bad and untruthful person to be Beautiful. Although sometimes people don't see the point in being kind and caring, they don't understand. You can't change them - it could be too difficult. You just have to stand up for yourself.

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