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If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
Elegance is refusal.
Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.
If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure.
Don't get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.
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.
We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.
Yves Saint Laurent
No doubt, the White House thinks the American people know Obama's story. But since the Inauguration, we've seen only the president's present: his perfect family, his Ivy League elegance, his effortless mastery of complex issues. We never see him sweat. And we forget that he ever had to struggle.
Dee Dee Myers
I feel that my environment reflects my belief in the grace and art and elegance of living simply.
My fancy dress costume of choice is... something 1920s or 30s, when there was still so much elegance and attention to detail. An excuse for ultimate dressing-up indulgence.
I felt that the elegance of pop music was that it was reflective: we were holding up a mirror to our audience and reflecting them philosophically and spiritually, rather than just reflecting society or something called 'rock and roll.'
I know that Brighton is famously a mixture of the seedy and the elegant, but in the summer of 2001 seediness swamped elegance hands down.
What is elegance? Soap and water!
The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
Nothing surpasses the beauty and elegance of a bad idea.
What is it indeed that gives us the feeling of elegance in a solution, in a demonstration?
Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing?
Yves Saint Laurent
The Winter Kate-House of Harlow 1960 customer is a multi-tasker, therefore it's important that they are able to put together an outfit with ease and elegance. Pieces that are easy to mix within their own wardrobe. Easy dressing while maintaining a well put together look.
Shoes for men are about elegance or wealth, they are not playing with the inner character. That is why women are happy to wear painful shoes.
The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about.
Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.
Elegance is inferior to virtue.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.
I love 'Chaplin'; I mean I really love 'Chaplin.' I just think there's a grace and an elegance that's almost never been matched.
In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.
There will always be a desire for something new, fresh and innovative, as well as a yearning and respect for timeless elegance and beauty.
Why has elegance found so little following? That is the reality of it. Elegance has the disadvantage, if that's what it is, that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it.
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