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Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race.
The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
I'm leaving the screen because I don't think I am very good in the pictures and I have this beautiful dream that I'm elegant on the stage.
What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you're advancing. If you don't you're as good as dead. The other person will sense that something isn't there, and no chain of reasoning, no matter how logical or elegant or brilliant, will win your case for you.
Lyndon B. Johnson
This is an elegant hotel! Room service has an unlisted number.
My goal now is to dance all the dances as long as I can, and then to sit down contented after the last elegant tango some sweet night and pass on because there wasn't another dance left in me.
It is not possible for a man to be elegant without a touch of femininity.
I look at Google and think they have a strong academic culture. Elegant solutions to complex problems.
Even if I did have, you know, a 'Sports Illustrated' body, I'd still wear elegant clothes.
My shoes are perfect for the very sexy woman who wants to be elegant.
For nighttime or for an event, I'm all about the nice heel. Something that's still walkable but definitely very elegant.
Carly Rae Jepsen
When times are bad, people like to lose themselves in the sheer glamour of another period: beautiful wardrobes, magnificent meals served in elegant settings.
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
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.
Tabloid photos capture people at their most self-conscious and disoriented; in real life, Paris Hilton is like an elegant paper crane.
During the eighties and nineties, people wanted to be chic, elegant, bourgeois.
Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to require that every possible means be explored for the solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Figure skating is theatrical. It's artistic. It's elegant. It's extremely athletic. And there's a very specific audience for that.
The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, colour and nuance.
I wish I could be elegant.
My dad had a personal style which was very attractive. It was quite reserved and quite elegant, and it was infectious.
Money doesn't buy elegance. You can take an inexpensive sheath, add a pretty scarf, gray shoes, and a wonderful bag, and it will always be elegant.
As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging. She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic.
I don't like being called 'macho.' Macho basically means stupid and a real Italian man is not macho, he's smart. That's smart in both senses: elegant and clever.
Even before string theory, especially as physics developed in the 20th century, it turned out that the equations that really work in describing nature with the most generality and the greatest simplicity are very elegant and subtle.
Hacking into a victim of crime's phone is a sort of poetically elegant manifestation of a modus operandi the tabloids have.
A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure; the greater part of the men being six feet high.
I enjoy the more floaty, exposed, elegant singing.
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