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By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

I wanted to give a woman comfortable clothes that would flow with her body. A woman is closest to being naked when she is well-dressed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

Fashion is in the sky, in the street.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

A woman in love is helpless.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

Beauty comes when fashion succeeds

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

I trained myself. Long ago, `Boy' [Arthur] Capel introduced me to 'Bludgeon the Poor!' (Assommons les pauvres!) which, rejecting resignation, informed my moral outlook for life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

I don't understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little - if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that's the day she has a date with destiny. And it's best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

Beware originality. In women fashion originality can lead to carnival.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

With four pairs of shoes I can travel the world.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Coco Chanel

You can be gorgeous at thirty, charmimg at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

Great loves too must be endured.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

Fashion has become a joke. The designers have forgotten that there are women inside the dresses.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

I'm for style - fashions change too often.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

Why am I so determined to put the shoulder where it belongs? Women have very round shoulders that push forward slightly; this touches me and I say: 'One must not hide that!' Then someone tells you: 'The shoulder is on the back'. I have never seen women with shoulders on their backs.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

I don't care what you think about me. I don't think about you at all.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

I stood up for myself as I always have done. Nobody has ever told Coco Chanel what to think.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

There are no ugly women, only lazy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

The hat is not for the street: it will never be democratized. But there are certain houses that one cannot enter without a hat. And one must always wear a hat when lunching with people whom one does not know well. One appears to one's best advantage.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

The problem of aging is the problem of living. There is no simple solution.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

I have only one curiosity left: death.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

There is nothing more comfortable than a caterpillar and nothing more made for love than a butterfly. We need dresses that crawl and dresses that fly. Fashion is at once a caterpillar and a butterfly, caterpillar by day, butterfly by night.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

Nothings makes a woman look older that a rich costume.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

Passion goes, Boredom remains.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

There are rich people, and there are those who have money. They are not the same people.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Coco Chanel

May my legend prosper and thrive. I wish it a long and happy life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Coco Chanel

Winston [ Churchill] is a dandy and a visionary. Unfortunately, in winning wars, principles are inevitably debased. That's politics.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

A style does not go out of style as long as it adapts itself to its period. When there is an incompatibility between the style and a certain state of mind, it is never the style that triumphs.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Coco Chanel

Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance!