Charm Quotes

Most popular charm quotes

I was raised to be charming, not sincere.
Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of charm.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

merit

Charm is the ability to make others feel attractive.
There's nothing more dangerous than a boy with charm.
Charm is a woman's strength, just as strength is a man's charm.

men and women Strength

Oozing charm from every pore,
He oiled his way around the floor.
My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.

actors

It's well to note that "charm" is only a few letters away from "smarm."
Charm: the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.

possessions pursuit

Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.

men and women

All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled.  It is the secret of their attraction.
All objects lose by too familiar View,
When that great Charm is gone of being New.

familiarity

Music has charms to soothe a savage breast,
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

breasts music

O, popular applause!  What heart of man
Is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?

applause

Charm is a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear questions.
Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm.
It is absurd to divide people into good or bad.  People are either charming or tedious.

boring people

Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll;
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

beauty merit

No siren did ever so charm the ear of the listener as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the siren.

listening

All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.

appreciation

Our companions please us less from the charms we find in their conversation than from those they find in ours.

conversation

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave just as outrageously as the world will let them.
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind.
Charming villains have always had a decided social advantage over well-meaning people who chew with their mouths open.

manners

Every Jack sees in his own particular Jill charms and perfections to the enchantment of which we stolid onlookers are stone-cold.

beauty

Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming one? A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you.
It is a great mistake for men to give up paying compliments, for when they give up saying what is charming, they give up thinking what is charming.

manners

It's a sort of bloom on a woman.  If you have it, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.
You must have this charm to reach the pinnacle.  It is made of everything and of nothing, the striving will, the look, the walk, the proportions of the body, the sound of the voice, the ease of the gestures.
Charm is an odorless perfume, which cannot be analyzed in the chemist's test tube. It is a permeation, a radiation. It emanates from the climate of a warm human spirit, which not only contains light, but gives it off.
Charm is nebulous.  It may be a mannerism; it may be a voice; it may be the movement of a hand.  But whatever it is that makes a person charming, it needs to remain a mystery, particularly to the charmer, herself or himself.
Charm is often despised but I can never see why. No one has it who isn't capable of genuinely liking others, at least at the actual moment of meeting and speaking. Charm is always genuine; it may be superficial but it isn't false.