Published on November 7th, 2010 | by Yellow Magpie3
Coco Chanel Quotes: A Trailblazing Maverick Speaks
Coco Chanel Quotes
Here is a selection of the best Coco Chanel quotes.
‘A woman has the age she deserves.’
‘As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!’
‘Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.’
‘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.’
‘Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.’
‘My friends, there are no friends.’
‘As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man, not to yourself, and you die of boredom.’
‘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.’
‘Gentleness doesn’t get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.’
‘How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.’
‘Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger.’
‘Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.’
‘I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.’
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Check out Yellow Magpie’s Coco Chanel: A Woman Before Her Time for further insight into this trailblazing maverick.
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