There is a time for work, and a time for love. That leaves no other time.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.
As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man, not to yourself, and you die of boredom.
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
There have been several Duchesses of Westminster but there is only one Chanel!
Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger.
A woman has the age she deserves.
Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
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.
Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.
Elegance is refusal.
Great loves too must be endured.