Best quotes by the French Designer Coco Chanel

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
  • Identity

Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
  • success

Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
  • success

Dress shabbily, they notice the dress. Dress impeccably, they notice the woman.
  • Fashion

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
  • Identity

I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.
  • Men

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
  • courage

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty. Life shapes the face you have at thirty. But at fifty you get the face you deserve.
  • Age

There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.
  • Time

There are people who have money and people who are rich.
  • Money

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
  • truth

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

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
  • Wealth

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.
  • dresses

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
  • luxury

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
  • future

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
  • companion

My friends, there are no friends.
  • Friends

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
  • Fashion

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
  • Fashion

Innovation! One cannot be forever innovating. I want to create classics.
  • Innovation

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.
  • bed

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
  • comfortable

Elegance is refusal.
  • elegance

Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.
  • done

It is always better to be slightly underdressed.
  • slightly

Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.
  • dress

Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck.
  • Fashion

As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man, not to yourself, and you die of boredom.
  • belong

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!
  • business

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.
  • Mankind

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.
  • Style

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.
  • women

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.
  • women

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.
  • alone

Great loves too must be endured.
  • endured

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
  • face

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

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

A girl should be two things classy and fabulous.
  • classy

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