Elegance Quotes

True moral elegance consists in the art of disguising one's victories as defeats.

Emil Cioran

Nothing surpasses the beauty and elegance of a bad idea.

Craig Bruce

Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.

Edsger Dijkstra

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

Diana Vreeland

For me, elegance is not to pass unnoticed but to get to the very soul of what one is.

Christian Lacroix

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

Albert Einstein

Self-command is the main elegance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowledge is the only elegance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The natural progress of the works of men is from rudeness to convenience, from convenience to elegance, and from elegance to nicety

Samuel Johnson

Why has elegance found so little following? That is the reality of it. Elegance has the disadvantage, if that's what it is, that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it.

Edsger Dijkstra

Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The only thing I was trying to portray was serenity. Also, innocence, vulnerability and elegance.

Sylvia Kristel

Simplicity, carried to an extreme, becomes elegance.

Jon Franklin

It is in refinement and elegance that the civilized man differs from the savage.

Samuel Johnson

Elegance is not an ornament worthy of man.

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