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Coco Chanel Quotes
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Name: Coco Chanel Find on Amazon India: Link
Nationality: FrenchFind on Amazon: Link
Profession: Designer
Born: 19-Aug-1883 
Death: 10-Jan-1971

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.

I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.


I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.

I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.

I am not young but I feel young. The day I feel old, I will go to bed and stay there. J’aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing.

A woman has the age she deserves.

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.

Great loves too must be endured.

Gentleness doesn’t get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.

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.

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.

Elegance is refusal.

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.

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man, not to yourself, and you die of boredom.

A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

It is always better to be slightly underdressed.

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.

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

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!

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

There are people who have money and people who are rich.

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

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them.

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

My friends, there are no friends.

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.

Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.

Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.


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