Charm Quotes

Man loves the marvelous. It has an irresistible charm for him. He is always ready to leave that with which he is familiar to pursue vain inventions. He lends himself to his own deception.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Diligence is a priceless treasure; prudence a protective charm.

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Witchcraft is not evil. At least not any more than lighting a votive candle, praying for a sick friend, or carrying a lucky charm is. However, there are some who do view witchcraft as evil. This is only because organized religion (primarily the Christian church) has conditioned them to fear anything which strays from their narrow condemning view. After all, if you have the ability to fend for yourself, solve your own problems, and choose your own method of spiritual expression, why would you need the confined structure of a church?

LADY SABRINA

American grammar doesn't have the sturdiness of British grammar (a British advertising man with a proper education can make magazine copy for ribbed condoms sound like the Magna goddam Carta), but it has its own scruffy charm.

Stephen King

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.

Oscar Wilde

There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.

Miguel de Cervantes

When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?

Oliver Goldsmith

Only action gives life strength, only moderation gives it charm.

Jean Paul

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.

Jean Paul Richter

Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The charm of novelty and old custom, however opposite to each other, equally blind us to the faults of our friends.

François de la Rochefoucauld

The power of habit and the charm of novelty are the two adverse forces which explain the follies of mankind.

Comtesse Diane

There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.

William Harvey

Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.

Oliver Herford

Modesty; the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.

Oliver Herford

A father may have a child who is ugly and lacking in all the graces, and the love he feels for him puts a blindfold over his eyes so that he does not see his defects but considers them signs of charm and intelligence and recounts them to his friends as if they were clever and witty.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Here we have a game that combines the charm of a Pentagon briefing with the excitement of double-entry bookkeeping. (on Dungeons and Dragons).

Cecil Adams

There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough”

Josh Billings

Love, which absolves no beloved one from loving, seized me so strongly with his charm that, as thou seest, it does not leave me yet.

Durante degli Alighieri

As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit.

Jim Ramstad

I have been on a constant diet for the last two decades. I have lost a total of 789 pounds. By all accounts, I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.

Erma Bombeck

I beg you come tonight and dine A welcome waits you and sound wine The Roederer chilly to a charm As Juno's breasts the claret warm .

T.B. Aldrich

There is a delight in the hardy life of the open. There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its charm. The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased and not impaired in value. Conservation means development as much as it does protection.

Theodore Roosevelt

We must not only protect the country side and save it from destruction, we must resort what has been destroyed and salvage the beauty and charm of our cities... Once our natural splendor is destroyed, it can never be recaptured. And once man can no longer walk with beauty or wonder at nature, his spirit will wither and his sustenance be wasted.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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