There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
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.
The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.
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.
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.
Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.
Charm is the ability to make someone think that both of you are quite wonderful.
Music hath charm to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
I'm convinced that it's energy and humor. The two of them combined equal charm.
He had that nameless charm, with a strong magnetism, which can only be called "It.''
I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace.
The charm, one might say the genius, of memory is that it is choosy, chancy and temperamental; it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust.
The horror no less than the charm of real life consists precisely in the recurrent actualization of the inconceivable
The secret of language is the secret of sympathy and its full charm is possible only to the gentle.
The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Society, dead or alive, can have no charm without intimacy and no intimacy without an interest in trifles.
"Öshort-sighted men who in their greed and selfishness will, if permitted, rob our country of half its charm by their reckless extermination of all useful and beautiful wild things..."
There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
Cities are distinguished by the catastrophic forms they presuppose and which are a vital part of their essential charm. New York is King Kong, or the blackout, or vertical bombardment: Towering Inferno. Los Angeles is the horizontal fault, California breaking off and sliding into the Pacific: Earthquake.
Humour and a bit of charm will get most women in bed.
The little word is has its tragedies; it marries and identifies different things with the greatest innocence; and yet no two are ever identical, and if therein lies the charm of wedding them and calling them one, therein too lies the danger. Whenever I use the word is, except in sheer tautology, I deeply misuse it; and when I discover my error, the world seems to fall asunder and the members of my family no longer know one another.