An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.


Coco Chanel (1883-1971, French couturier)


Even the wisest woman you talk to is ignorant of something you may know, but an elegant woman never forgets her elegance.


Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894, American author, wit, poet)


For me, elegance is not to pass unnoticed but to get to the very soul of what one is.


Christian Lacroix


Nothing is more elegant than ready money!


French Proverb (Sayings of French origin)


We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.


Yves Saint-Laurent (1936-, Algerian-born French fashion designer)


It is not possible for a man to be elegant without a touch of femininity.


Vivienne Westwood (1941-, British fashion designer)


A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.


Tennessee Williams (1914-1983, American dramatist)


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