Charm Quotes

Most popular charm quotes

Charm is a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear questions. - Albert Camus quote.
Charm is a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear questions.
Charm is the ability to make others feel attractive. - Mary Pettibone Poole quote.
Charm is the ability to make others feel attractive.
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. - Oscar Wilde quote.
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

Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. - Alexander Pope quote.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

merit

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. - Adlai Stevenson quote.
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.
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others. - Cyril Connolly quote.
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.

appreciation

My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.

actors

O, popular applause!  What heart of man
Is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms? - William Cowper quote.
O, popular applause!  What heart of man
Is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?

applause

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

beauty merit

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

breasts music

There's nothing more dangerous than a boy with charm. - Christina quote.
There's nothing more dangerous than a boy with charm.
Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm. - Gracie Allen quote.
Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm.
Charm: the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel quote.
Charm: the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
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. - J. M. Barrie quote.
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. - Sarah Bernhardt quote.
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 a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of charm. - Cyril Connolly quote.
Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of charm.
All objects lose by too familiar View,
When that great Charm is gone of being New. - John Dryden quote.
All objects lose by too familiar View,
When that great Charm is gone of being New.

familiarity

Charm is a woman's strength, just as strength is a man's charm. - Havelock Ellis quote.
Charm is a woman's strength, just as strength is a man's charm.

men and women Strength

Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known. - F. Scott Fitzgerald quote.
Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.

men and women

Our companions please us less from the charms we find in their conversation than from those they find in ours.
Fulke Greville Maxims, Characters, and Reflections: Critical, Satirical, and Moral

conversation

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. - Rex Harrison quote.
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.
Rex Harrison What They Said in 1977: The Yearbook of World Opinion
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. - Fannie Hurst quote.
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.
Fannie Hurst That Certain Something: The Magic of Charm
Every Jack sees in his own particular Jill charms and perfections to the enchantment of which we stolid onlookers are stone-cold. - William James quote.
Every Jack sees in his own particular Jill charms and perfections to the enchantment of which we stolid onlookers are stone-cold.

beauty

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. - P. D. James quote.
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.
I was raised to be charming, not sincere.
Oozing charm from every pore,
He oiled his way around the floor. - Alan Jay Lerner quote.
Oozing charm from every pore,
He oiled his way around the floor.
Charming villains have always had a decided social advantage over well-meaning people who chew with their mouths open. - Judith Martin quote.
Charming villains have always had a decided social advantage over well-meaning people who chew with their mouths open.

manners

An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.

possessions pursuit

It's well to note that "charm" is only a few letters away from "smarm." - Richard Raymond III quote.
It's well to note that "charm" is only a few letters away from "smarm."
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave just as outrageously as the world will let them. - Logan Pearsall Smith quote.
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave just as outrageously as the world will let them.
No siren did ever so charm the ear of the listener as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the siren.

listening

Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind. - Kurt Vonnegut quote.
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind.
It is absurd to divide people into good or bad.  People are either charming or tedious. - Oscar Wilde quote.
It is absurd to divide people into good or bad.  People are either charming or tedious.

boring people

All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled.  It is the secret of their attraction. - Oscar Wilde quote.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled.  It is the secret of their attraction.