Nothing surpasses the beauty and elegance of a bad idea.
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.
For me, elegance is not to pass unnoticed but to get to the very soul of what one is.
The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest really comes from it.
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with an excellency of heart.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.
The natural progress of the works of men is from rudeness to convenience, from convenience to elegance, and from elegance to nicety
Knowledge is the only elegance.
Elegance is not an ornament worthy of man.
It is not possible for a man to be elegant without a touch of femininity.
It is in refinement and elegance that the civilized man differs from the savage.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure.
Elegance is innate. It has nothing to do with being well dressed. Elegance is refusal.
Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.
To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.
Elegance is inferior to virtue.
Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.
The only thing I was trying to portray was serenity. Also, innocence, vulnerability and elegance.
Self-command is the main elegance.
Simplicity, carried to an extreme, becomes elegance.
Nothing is more elegant than ready money!
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