Coco Chanel Quotes & Wallpapers

Coco Chanel
Total Quotes: 248


It is always better to be slightly underdressed. Coco Chanel

A well dressed man is a best accessory a woman can have Coco Chanel

I was the one who changed, it wasn't fashion. I was the one who was in fashion. Coco Chanel

Material things aside, we need not advice but approval. Coco Chanel

Dress shabbily, they notice the dress. Dress impeccably, they notice the woman. 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've never seen women with shoulders on their backs. Coco Chanel

Only those with no memory insist on their originality. Coco Chanel

Where should one use perfume?" a young woman asked. "Wherever one wants to be kissed. Coco Chanel

There goes a woman who knows all the things that can be taught and none of the things that cannot be taught. Coco Chanel

When I can no longer create anything, I'll be done for. Coco Chanel

In truth, women are the strong ones. Coco Chanel

Keep your heels, head & standards high! Coco Chanel

Fashion changes, Style remains Coco Chanel

For a woman betrayal has no sense - one cannot betray one's passions. Coco Chanel

[Reply when asked where perfume should be worn:] Wherever one wants to be kissed. Coco Chanel

He will soon be claiming that the Resistance has liberated the world Coco Chanel

No elegance is possible without perfume. It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory Coco Chanel

Creativity is the art of concealing your sources. 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. Coco Chanel

People laughed at the way I dressed, but that was the secret of my success. I didn't look like anyone. Coco Chanel

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

Keep your heels, head & standards high! Coco Chanel

What every Englishman thinks about patriotism, the last refuge of a scoundrel. Coco Chanel

I simply value Arthur Capel friendship. And even so, he knows very little about me. 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. Coco Chanel

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

I have steadfastly refused to make concessions that would undermine my ideals. Coco Chanel

If my boy had perished in a Nazi compound, I could never have gone on living. I would have killed myself. Coco Chanel

Disregarding the fact that I am old enough to be [Walter] Schellenberg's mother, I would feel nauseated to be coupled with a man whose ideology has debased our hearts. 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. Coco Chanel

A major shortcoming of the Resistance is the outnumbering, before long, of the genuine warriors by camera-carrying midgets intent on leaving a record of their purported heroism. Coco Chanel

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

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

After a fashion, they did, mingling the sale of perfumes with anti-Nazi propaganda. In the event, my tirelessly publicised determination to wrest back control of the business neutralised most of the adverse repercussions on me from an unwilling association with their propaganda. Coco Chanel

My heart has always leaned towards England, and with the close friendship of Winston [Churchill], the hero who brought hope to the world, I could not imagine a happier life for myself. Coco Chanel

As I now feel, I would wish to be borne off anywhere out of this world. Coco Chanel

As a young girl, I was very proud at overcoming a reading handicap whilst other girls of my age read abundantly. Coco Chanel



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