The first gift my husband gave me, back when we first started dating, was a copy of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. If you’re not familiar with the book, here’s some background.
A prophet stayed in a place for twelve years while awaiting for a ship to take him home. When the ship arrived, the people asked him to bestow some of his wisdom and truth into them before he left.
The below is a part of his passage on beauty.