Elegance Quotes

Most popular elegance quotes

Elegance is inferior to virtue.

virtue

What is elegance: Soap and Water!
Self-command is the main elegance.
Elegance is good taste plus a dash of daring.
Beauty is a gift, elegance is an achievement.
Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing?

style fashion

To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.
Elegance is innate. It has nothing to do with being well dressed. Elegance is refusal.
The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest really comes from it.
It seems to me that invisibility is the required provision of elegance.  Elegance ceases to exist when it is noticed.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future!
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.

fashion

We should never seek amusement in the foibles of another, never in coarse language, never in low thought.  When the mind loses its feeling for elegance, it grows corrupt and grovelling.
Elegance is something more than ease; it is more than a freedom from awkwardness or restraint.  It implies, I conceive, a precision, a polish, a sparkling effect, spirited yet delicate.