Charm Quotes

Marcel proust - let us be grateful to people who make us happy;...
Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
John F. Kennedy

It is certain that the real function of art is to increase our self - Consciousness; to make us more aware of what we are, and therefore of what the universe in which we live really is. And since mathematics, in its own way, also performs this function, it is not only aesthetically charming but profoundly significant. It is an art, and a great art.
John W. N. Sullivan
Washington D. C. is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Henry anatole grunwald - everything can be learned, including, to a very...
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
Albert Camus, La Chute (The Fall), 1956

David ben - gurion - there is no more lovely, friendly, and charming...
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Oscar Wilde
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
Oscar Wilde
Stupidity has a certain charm - Ignorance does not.
Frank Zappa
The charms of a passing woman are usually in direct relation to the speed of her passing.
Marcel Proust
The way you let your hand rest in mine, my bewitching Sweetheart, fills me with happiness. It is the perfection of confiding love. Everything you do, the little unconscious things in particular, charms me and increases my sense of nearness to you, identification with you, till my heart is full to overflowing.
Woodrow Wilson
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
William Congreve, The Mourning Bride, Act 1 Scene 1
I wish you all the good and charm that life can offer. Think of me kindly, and rest assured that no one would more rejoice to hear of your happiness.
Ludwig van Beethoven
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only actions give life strength only moderation gives it a charm.
Jean Paul Richte
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
William Congreve
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
Albert Camus
Absence, with all its pains, is, by this charming moment, wiped away.
James Thomson
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
Pliny the Younger, Letters
Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Freedom hath a thousand charms to show, That slaves however contented never know.
Cowpe
In every dispute between parent and child, both cannot be right, but they may be, and usually are, both wrong. It is this situation which gives family life its peculiar hysterical charm.
Isaac Rosenfeld
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy: They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Marcel Proust
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Solomon, King of Israel, The Bible Proverbs 31: 30
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything.
Plato
Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Providence has hidden a charm in difficult undertakings which is appreciated only by those who dare to grapple with them.
Anne - Sophie Swetchine, The Writings of Madame Swetchine, 1869
If the objects who serve us feel ecstacy, they are much more often concerned with themselves than with us, and our own enjoyment is consequently impaired. The idea of seeing another person experience the same pleasure reduces one to a kind of equality which spoils the unutterable charms that come from despotism.
Marquis de Sade
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is god, just, and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but never less, dazzaling, passionate, and eternal form.
Plato
Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insuating and insidious something that elicits secrets from us just like love or liquor.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it a charm.
Jean Paul Richte
My dear boy, no woman is a genius. They are a decorative sex. They never have anything to say, but they say it charmingly. Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of mind over morals.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
Judith Martin, (Miss Manners)
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Jacques Prvert
My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.
James Dean
Knowledge would be fatal, it is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things beautiful.
Oscar Wilde, The picture of Dorian Gray
You know what charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
Albert Camus
Swearing is like any other music... If it is not done well, if it is not done with a fine and discriminating art, and vitalized with gracious and heartborn feeling, it lacks beauty, it lacks charm, it lacks expression, it lacks nobleness, it lacks majesty...
David Gridley, Indiantown
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. N. B. This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.
William Congreve