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Famous Elegance Quotes

Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony. Paulo Coelho

Like all magnificent things, it’s very simple. Natalie Babbitt

You create beauty with your attitude, you make an impression with your behaviour, you make statements with your elegance  scream out with your actions. Sophia Elemara

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Clare Boothe Luce

The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamorous beauty don’t count without good grooming. Christian Dior

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. E.F. Schumacher

You must remember, Madame Harris, elegance is in the details. Lynn Sheene

You gave too much rein to your imagination. Imagination is a good servant, and a bad master. The simplest explanation is always the most likely. Agatha Christie

The only real elegance is in the mind; if you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it. Diana Vreeland

Elegance is refusal. Coco Chanel

A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart. Henry Fielding

An elegant woman is a woman who despises you and has no hair under her arms. Salvador Dali

You gotta have style. It helps you get down the stairs. It helps you get up in the morning. It’s a way of life. Without it, you’re nobody. I’m not talking about lots of clothes. Diana Vreeland

Elegance is a glowing inner peace. Grace is an ability to give as well as to receive and be thankful. Mystery is a hidden laugh always ready to surface! Glamour only radiates if there is a sublime courage  bravery within glamour is like the moon; it only shines because the sun is there. C. JoyBell C.

Elegance does not catch the eye. It stays in memory. Giorgio Armani

In character, in manner, in style, in all the things, the supreme excellence is simplicity. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you. Coco Chanel

Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse complexity sells better. Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

The elegance is as physical, as moral quality that has nothing common with the clothing. You can see a country woman more elegant than one so called elegant woman. Karl Lagerfeld

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor. Ludwig Boltzmann

Elegance is good taste plus a dash of daring. Carmel Snow

I have a renewed commitment to elegance, she said, in case you think I’m just spending money for the fun of it. Brian Andreas

There has always been an elegance to the application of excellence. Richard Diaz

The elegance is as physical, as moral quality that has nothing common with the clothing. You can see a countrywoman more elegant than one so called elegant woman. Karl Lagerfeld

True elegance is for me the manifestation of an independent mind. Isabella Rossellini

The elegance under pressure is the result of fearlessness. Ashish Patel

Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension. Christian Dior

There has always been an elegance to the application of excellence. Richard Diaz

Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci

If there are to be rules, they must be articulable and defensible, like etiquette. I do not do anything simply because my family did it. I do things because they make sense, and because they are elegant. Kathleen Rooney

Prettiness fades after a few years, but elegance only increases with age. Anne Gracie

Style sets you apart from others. It is your eternal trademark. With style, you are the bona fide owner of your art. No one else creates like you, and you create like no one else. Utibe Samuel Mbom

Like all magnificent things, it’s very simple. Natalie Babbitt

Elegance spoke from her smile. Aisha S. Kingu

Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse complexity sells better. Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

She went to the furthest end of the little drawing room and sank into a low chair. Her light, transparent skirts rose like a cloud about her slender waist; one bare, thin, soft, girlish arm, hanging listlessly, was lost in the folds of her pink tunic; in the other she held her fan, and with rapid, short strokes fanned her burning face. But while she looked like a butterfly, clinging to a blade of grass, and just about to open its rainbow wings for fresh flight, her heart ached with a horrible despair. Leo Tolstoy

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. Audrey Hepburn

One must learn to be simple, anyone can manage to be complex. Amit Kalantri

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. Coco Chanel

Sometimes simplicity and elegance are indistinguishable from each other. Amit Kalantri

Individuality will always be one of the conditions of real elegance. Christian Dior

There is little you can do about the annoying speech mannerisms of others, but there is a lot you can do about your own. Emily Post

Elegance is an attitude. Longines

I don’t want to be looked at and grab attention, that’s exhibitionism. I would rather be seen more for my intelligence, for my elegance, for not being just another girl seeking attention. I don’t want to catch someone’s eyes because those kind of attention spans are short and easily shifted to the next exhibitionist, I would rather stay in the memory as someone who refused to be a performer yet made an impact. Simmal Khan

Elegance and honesty are two mandatory parameters for any human production. Philippe Starck

You need to keep investing in your sensuality if you’re to retain your desirability and vitality. Lebo Grand

Humility is the best dress you can wear. Treasure Stitches

It is a funny paradox of design utility breeds beauty. There is elegance in efficiency, a visual pleasure in things that just barely work. Ben Orlin

Isn’t elegance forgetting what one is wearing? Yves Saint Laurent

The mission of elegance is to defeat the ugliness of rudeness with beauty and thus create a more courteous world! Mehmet Murat ildan

Braininess is not attractive unless combined with some signs of elegance; class. Alice Munro

Fashion is an expression of the times. Elegance is something else again. Horst P. Horst

Etiquette teaches the distinct elegance of demeanor. P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Elegance is timeless. It withstands trend; it withstands the commercialization of what fashion and style have become. Zac Posen

By all accounts, my left foot has something very feminine about it. It’s curvy, like Suzanne. The flesh is milky, and the skin is delicate just like the skin on Suzanne’s temples, with the veins clearly marked in blue. The nails are pearly, the toes long and dainty like fingers. The instep has none of the unattractiveness so evident in other parts of my body. It has an elegance shared only with Suzanne. Roland Topor

Elegance is a progressive concept. Hedi Slimane

Their eyes locked for a single moment, and Nick felt his heart jackhammering violently in his chest like it wanted to crack his rib cage open. Poem Schway

Trendy is the last stage before tacky. Karl Lagerfeld

Beauty without elegance is a half beauty; elegance without beauty is still a full beauty! Mehmet Murat ildan

In temperance there is ever cleanliness and elegance. Joseph Joubert

Swankiness get noticed but style get remembered. Amit Kalantri

Do you know what elegance is? It is not only what you’re wearing. It is how you wear it. Who you are inside. Carolina Herrera

Better to go alone than to be badly accompanied. Kathleen Tessaro

The elegance under pressure is the result of fearlessness. Ashish Patel

Cloaked in the most valuable invisibilities, she’s a seamstress wearing knitted concepts of genius fitted like the elegant dress of a dazzling princess. Yet, no matter how lofty, the messages of her precious lips always land softly with her ability to keep kissing me with the sweetest simplicities. Curtis Tyrone Jones

Fashion is nothing more than the temporary custom of rich and idle people who make it their principal business to study the external elegance of life. Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Melodiousness rolled over her tongue and out of her mouth whenever she spoke. Her eloquence equaled her elegance. Wiss Auguste

The dress must follow the body of a woman, not the body following the shape of the dress. Hubert de Givenchy

Maybe in another life I was a drag, maybe I was just a shadow. Karry Blues

We must never confuse elegance with snobbery. Yves Saint Laurent