Charm Quotes

A plain woman is one who, however beautiful, neglects to charm. - Edgar Saltus

 

Charm is the ability to make someone think that both of you are quite wonderful. - Source Unknown

 

If most men and women were forced to rely upon physical charm to attract lovers, their sexual lives would be not only meager but in a youth-worshiping country like America painfully brief. - Gore Vidal

 

Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question. - Albert Camus

 

No one has it who isn't capable of genuinely liking others, at least at the actual moment of meeting and speaking. Charm is always genuine; it may be superficial but it isn't false. - P. D. James

 

Charm is a product of the unexpected. - Jose Marti

 

Rarity gives a charm; so early fruits and winter roses are the most prized; and coyness sets off an extravagant mistress, while the door always open tempts no suitor. - Marcus Valerius Martial

 

Charm, which means the power to effect work without employing brute force, is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm. - Henry Havelock Ellis

 

There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends. - Miguel de Cervantes

 

Language: The music with which we charm the serpents guarding another's treasure. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

 

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties. - Oscar Wilde

 

If most men and women were forced to rely upon physical charm to attract lovers, their sexual lives would be not only meager but in a youth-worshiping country like America, painfully brief. - Gore Vidal

 

In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet. - Erma Bombeck

 

The charm of the best courage's is that they are inventions, inspirations, flashes of genius. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty. - Louisa May Alcott

 

Possession, it is true, crowns exertion with rest; but it is only in the illusions of fancy that it has power to charm us. - Baron Wilhelm von Humboldt

 

The name of Jesus, like a secret charm, awakened similar emotions in the hearts of all the converts, and called immediately into action every feeling of moral loveliness, and every desire of dutiful obedience, which constitute Christian purity.-John Strachan

 

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.-Oscar Wilde

 

The rarest of all things in American life is charm. We spend billions every year manufacturing fake charm that goes under the heading of public relations. Without it, America would be grim indeed.-Anita Loos

 

The shows are either 11 or 22 minutes and they move pretty quickly, and that's part of the charm of them - so it was just trying to keep that in mind and keep the energy of the story moving, even though we were dealing with a longer format.-Craig McCracken

 

There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.-Mark Twain

 

There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.-William Harvey

 

There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.-Jane Austen

 

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.-Henry Van Dyke

 

There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.-John Erskine

 

There's no secret to working with kids. They either charm you and you can work with them, or they don't charm you and you feel you're stuck with them.-Jerome Robbins

 

Things forbidden have a secret charm.-Tacitus

 

Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education.-Thomas Bulfinch

 

Time's stern tide, with cold Oblivion's wave, Shall soon dissolve each fair, each fading charm.-Anna Seward

 

Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.-John F. Kennedy

 

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.-Jawaharlal Nehru

 

We were watching the first series recently, and it has a charm, a kind of amateur charm. At that point we didn't involve ourselves technically at all - we just messed about and told our jokes - and it looks a bit like that.-Jennifer Saunders

 

What is the use of theorizing as to wherein lies the charm that moves us?-Alfred de Vigny

 

What is this powerful have over my tub? Surely, I am transfixed by your firecracker charm and your suspended electrified wit.-Isabel Yosito

 

When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?-Oliver Goldsmith

 

You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.-Louisa May Alcott

 

Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration.-E. M. Forster

 

'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.-Henry Ellis

 

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.-Logan P. Smith

 

Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.-Louisa May Alcott

 

Early in the morning, I fell in love with the girl that later on became my wife. At that time, we were so naive. I wanted to charm her, so I read her Capital by Marx. I thought somehow she would be convinced by the strength of his criticism about capital.-Shimon Peres

 

Everything has been homogenized. Over time, with television and jet travel, everybody has blended together. Some of our wonderful charm has been lost.-Bruce Paltrow

 

First, there is the bare beauty of the logs themselves with their long lines and firm curves. Then there is the open charm felt of the structural features which are not hidden under plaster and ornament, but are clearly revealed, a charm felt in Japanese architecture.-Gustav Stickley

 

God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.-Saint Teresa of Avila

 

Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell.-John Adams

 

I find that acrylics dry very fast - which is supposed to be its charm; however, I find that because of that quality they don't blend as nicely as the oils. The oils, for one thing, are softer and more flexible than the acrylics. Also, the colors are brighter with oils.-Boris Vallejo

 

I keep a lucky red rag in my pocket when I bat, which has been a good luck charm for a few years.-Steve Waugh

 

I remember that it was never that difficult for me to get a director to look up and pay attention to me. Mind you, I don't know if that's necessarily charm. But I've played roles where my character has to be charming and I've found it quite easy to do. I think some of it is in my bones, but some of it is more deliberate.-James McAvoy

 

I succeeded on sort of chutzpah and charm. No technique at all, didn't know what I was doing, but it worked and the character suited me.-Jeremy Irons

 

I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.-Placido Domingo

 

I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace.-Margaret Mitchell

 

I'm not sure I can explain the nature of Jack Kennedy's charm, but he took life just as it came.-Gene Tierney

 

I've worked with leading men so worried about losing their charm that they were always winking to the audience.-Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

 

In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.-Erma Bombeck

 

It's a very difficult thing losing a parent, but I think there's an added complication for me, because he was so well-loved and he had this very open charm that made people feel they had a personal relationship with him.-Kate Beckinsale

 

Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.-Oliver Herford

 
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