Elegance Quotes

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

Albert Einstein

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

Christian Lacroix

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

Diana Vreeland

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

Edsger Dijkstra

Nothing surpasses the beauty and elegance of a bad idea.

Craig Bruce

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

Henry Fielding

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

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

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

Samuel Johnson

Knowledge is the only elegance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not possible for a man to be elegant without a touch of femininity.

Vivienne Westwood

Self-command is the main elegance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Leonardo da Vinci

If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure.

Marcel Proust

Elegance is innate. It has nothing to do with being well dressed. Elegance is refusal.

Diana Vreeland

Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.

Benjamin Disraeli

To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.

Jean Genet

Elegance is inferior to virtue.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.

Robert Fitzgerald

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

Sylvia Kristel

Elegance is not an ornament worthy of man.

Seneca

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

Samuel Johnson

Simplicity, carried to an extreme, becomes elegance.

Jon Franklin

Nothing is more elegant than ready money!

French Proverb

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Updated On : June 25, 2013
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