Beautiful Words and Inspiration
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There is something about quotes. They are really great for inspiration. Sometimes I like to meditate on one quote that really “spoke” to me. I used to collect them and record them in journals. I sometimes use them in my social media bio, or add them to my email signature.
Here are some quotes and sayings on elegance that I’ve collected over the years. So I hope you like them!
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I love collecting famous quotes from women, especially inspirational women quotes.
Wondering what the definition of “Elegant” is?
Click here – Dictionary’s Definition of “Elegant
– more freedom from awkwardness and restraint. It implies a precision, a polish and a sparkling which is spirited, yet delicate – Hazlitt
Quotes by Christian Dior
” I will only say now that elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension.
Elegance is not dependent on money. Of the four things I have mentioned above, the most important of all is care. Care in choosing your clothes. Care in wearing them. Care in keeping them.
But it is possible for a woman to be elegant without spending very much money on her clothes, if she follows the basic rules of Fashion and is careful to choose the clothes that suit her personality
Simplicity, good taste and grooming are the three fundamentals of good dressing and these do not cost money.
Grooming is the secret of real elegance. The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamourous beauty
don’t count without good grooming.”
If I get married, I want to be very married.
It’s that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so ‘don’t fuss, dear; get on with it.
“Paris is always a good idea.”
“I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.”
“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.”
“Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.”
“Make-up can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if your ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the make-up.”
“You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you.”
“I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.”
“It’s that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so ‘don’t fuss, dear; get on with it’.”
“I’ve been lucky. Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.”
Like them? See more elegant quotes by Audrey Hepburn here. Quotes by Audrey Hepburn
Quotes by Coco Chanel
“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.”
“I don’t understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little – if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that’s the day she has a date with destiny. And it’s best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.”
“Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.”
” There are people who have money and people who are rich.
I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it.
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ”
“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”
“You live but once; you might as well be amusing.”
“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.”
“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”
“I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.”
“Fashion changes, but style endures.”