Elegance Quotes

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

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.

Merry Browne

A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement

Abba Eban

A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement.

Abba Eban

Fashion anticipates, and elegance is a state of mind.

Oleg Lolewski Cassini

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.

Coco Chanel

Any form of card-case, beyond the most battered and unassuming, is surely an aesthetic and social travesty. To withdraw, say, a silver case from the pocket before removing a card is surely to trumpet a ludicrous gaucheness and maladroit pretension. It is impossible for the intended recipient of the card to view the case as anything other than a misjudged piece of peacockery; unfeasible to avoid a brief inner commentary along the lines of oh, hes bought one of those... he decided this would make the act of handing over a card a signal of his success as a businessman and a certain refined elegance as a gentleman... probably picked it out himself... please God it was a Fathers Day gift from a child who knew no better.

Derren Victor Brown

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Updated On : June 25, 2013
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