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Coco Chanel Quotes & Sayings

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My heart has always leaned towards England, and with the close friendship of Winston [Churchill], the hero who brought hope to the world, I could not imagine a happier life for myself. — Coco Chanel

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Chanel is above all a style. Fashion passes, style remains. — Coco Chanel

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Some people pursue unhappiness because happiness is too mild a sensation. — Coco Chanel

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I set the fashion for a quater of a century. Why? Because i knew how to express my own time. — Coco Chanel

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If you're sad, add more lipstick and attack. Men hate women who weep. — Coco Chanel

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A woman has the age she deserves. — Coco Chanel

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Where should one use perfume?" a young woman asked. "Wherever one wants to be kissed. — Coco Chanel

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I have only one curiosity left: death. — Coco Chanel

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As I now feel, I would wish to be borne off anywhere out of this world. — Coco Chanel

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One can get used to ugliness, but never to negligence. — Coco Chanel

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You live but once; you might as well be amusing. — Coco Chanel

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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. — Coco Chanel

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You cannot keep up a nightlife and amount to anything in the day. You cannot indulge in those foods and liquors that destroy the physique and still hope to have a physique that functions with the minimum of destruction to itself. A candle burnt at both ends may shed a brighter light, but the darkness that follows is for a longer time. — Coco Chanel

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In order to be different one must be irreplaceble. — Coco Chanel

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Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck. — Coco Chanel

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Elegance means being beautiful both on the inside and out. — Coco Chanel

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The best accessory for a woman - handsome man! — Coco Chanel

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Costume jewelry is not made to give women an aura of wealth,
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Don't be like the rest of them, darling. — Coco Chanel

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A style does not go out of style as long as it adapts itself to its period — Coco Chanel

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Yves Saint Laurent is a young man of excellent taste; the more he copies me the more taste he displays. — Coco Chanel

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Early happiness handicaps people. I do not regret having been profoundly unhappy. — Coco Chanel

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No matter the age, a woman who is unloved is lost - unloved she might as well die. — Coco Chanel

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After a fashion, they did, mingling the sale of perfumes with anti-Nazi propaganda. In the event, my tirelessly publicised determination to wrest back control of the business neutralised most of the adverse repercussions on me from an unwilling association with their propaganda. — Coco Chanel

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My friends, there are no friends. — Coco Chanel

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Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory. — Coco Chanel

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Disregarding the fact that I am old enough to be [Walter] Schellenberg's mother, I would feel nauseated to be coupled with a man whose ideology has debased our hearts. — Coco Chanel

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Capel said, "Remember that you're a woman." All too often I forgot that. — Coco Chanel

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Passion always goes, and boredom stays. — Coco Chanel

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There are no ugly women, only lazy. — Coco Chanel

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One should not seek happiness, but rather happy people. — Coco Chanel

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There have been several Duchesses of Westminster but there is only one Chanel! — Coco Chanel

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I remember confuting one of Westminster's favourite maxims, "better the devil you know than the devil you don't". In the annals of popular wisdom, this is one of the most cretinous sayings I have come across. — Coco Chanel

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In the act of deciding what to eliminate, you place value on what's left behind. — Coco Chanel

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Creativity is the art of concealing your sources. — Coco Chanel

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A beautiful dress may look beautiful on a hanger, but that means nothing. It must be seen on the shoulders, with the movement of the arms, the legs, and the waist. — Coco Chanel

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People laughed at the way I dressed, but that was the secret of my success. I didn't look like anyone. — Coco Chanel

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I am no longer what I was. I will remain what I have become. — Coco Chanel

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Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity. — Coco Chanel

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True elegance consists not in having a closet bursting with clothes, but rather in having a few well-chosen numbers in which one feels totally at ease. — Coco Chanel

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Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. — Coco Chanel

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Eat less than you think you want, eat with your intelligence, not your stomach. Never get up from the table with an inward, silent apology for being a pig. — Coco Chanel

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Nothings makes a woman look older that a rich costume. — Coco Chanel

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It's not the appearance, it's the essence. It's not the money, it's the education. It's not the clothes, it's the class. — Coco Chanel

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A woman in love is helpless. — Coco Chanel

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Clothes by a man who doesn't know women, never had one, and dreams of being one! — Coco Chanel

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Perfume heralds a woman's arrival and prolongs her departure. — Coco Chanel

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Elegance is refusal. — Coco Chanel

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A dress made right should allow one to walk, to dance, even to ride horseback. — Coco Chanel

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If I say that I love you but I do want personal time, or if I don't want to do PDA, it's not that I have something against you. — Coco Chanel

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In fashion, you know you have succeeded when there is an element of upset. — Coco Chanel

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A girl should be two things:: classy & fabulous — Coco Chanel

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I'm for style - fashions change too often. — Coco Chanel

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Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony. — Coco Chanel

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Beware originality. In women fashion originality can lead to carnival. — Coco Chanel

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Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs. — Coco Chanel

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The age of a woman is not important: you can be wonderful in your 20's, amazing in your 40's and stay fabulous for the rest of your life. — Coco Chanel

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As a young girl, I was very proud at overcoming a reading handicap whilst other girls of my age read abundantly. — Coco Chanel

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True generosity means accepting ingratitude. — Coco Chanel

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I consider lace to be one of the prettiest imitations ever made of the fantasy of nature; lace always evokes for me those incomparable designs which the branches and leaves of trees embroider across the sky, and I do not think that any invention of the human spirit could have a more graceful or precise origin. — Coco Chanel

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"Where should I apply Perfume?" a young lady asked. "Where you want to be kissed." — Coco Chanel

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The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you. — Coco Chanel

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A major shortcoming of the Resistance is the outnumbering, before long, of the genuine warriors by camera-carrying midgets intent on leaving a record of their purported heroism. — Coco Chanel

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One should refrain from contempt for the baser specimens of humanity, for whom liberation amounts to shaving the heads of women who have slept with Germans. — Coco Chanel

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A woman with good shoes i never ugly! — Coco Chanel

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As extended as you know most males are like young children, you understand all the things. — Coco Chanel

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My reason for choosing diamonds is that, dense as they are, they represent the greatest worth in the smallest volume. — Coco Chanel

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Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance! — Coco Chanel

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I wholeheartedly welcomed Charles de Gaulle eulogy of French valour, to which he attributed the liberation of Paris. — Coco Chanel

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Wear perfume wherever you want to be kissed! — Coco Chanel

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Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor. — Coco Chanel

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It is always better to be slightly underdressed. — Coco Chanel

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Fashion: a beautiful thing that becomes ugly. Art: an ugly thing that becomes beautiful. — Coco Chanel

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It's not the rooms, it's the life you live in them — Coco Chanel

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Passion goes, Boredom remains. — Coco Chanel

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A woman who doesn't wear perfume has no future. — Coco Chanel

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Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger. — Coco Chanel

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Keep your heels, head & standards high! — Coco Chanel

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Material things aside, we need not advice but approval. — Coco Chanel

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Caring about beauty, it is necessary to start with the heart and soul, otherwise no makeup will not help. — Coco Chanel

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A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant. — Coco Chanel

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I only drink champagne on two occasions.When I am in love and when I am not — Coco Chanel

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Modesty is the highest elegance — Coco Chanel

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When I find a colour darker than black, I'll wear it. But until then, I'm wearing black! — Coco Chanel

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No elegance is possible without perfume. It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory — Coco Chanel

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When putting on accessories, take off the last thing you've put on. — Coco Chanel

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There is nothing worse than solitude. Solitude can help a man realize himself; but it destroys a woman — Coco Chanel

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In 1919 I woke up famous. I'd never guessed it. If I'd known I was famous, I'd have stolen away and wept. I was stupid. I was supposed to be intelligent. I was sensitive and very dumb. — Coco Chanel

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Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. — Coco Chanel

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simplicity is the key of elegance — Coco Chanel

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I don't do fashion, I'm fashion — Coco Chanel

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Good taste ruins certain true spiritual values: such as taste itself. — Coco Chanel

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An elegant woman should be able to do her marketing without making housewives laugh. Those who laugh are always right. — Coco Chanel

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We are born with only one face, but laughing or crying, wisely or unwisely, eventually we form our own. — Coco Chanel

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Nothing makes a woman look so old as desperately trying to look young — Coco Chanel

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He will soon be claiming that the Resistance has liberated the world. — Coco Chanel

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A woman without perfume is a woman without a future. — Coco Chanel

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Fashion becomes unfashionable. Style never. — Coco Chanel

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No one is young after forty, but one can be irresistible at any age — Coco Chanel

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Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future. — Coco Chanel