Thursday, 8 August 2013


 "Charm" - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women.  Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.  ~Havelock Ellis

Charm is... a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.  ~Albert Camus, The Fall, 1956

Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.  ~Oliver Herford

Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.  ~Henri Frédéric Amiel

All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.  ~Cyril Connolly, Enemies of Promise

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.  ~Logan Pearsall Smith

Charisma is not so much getting people to like you as getting people to like themselves when you're around. ~Robert Brault,

It's a sort of bloom on a woman.  If you have it, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.  ~James Matthew Barrie, What Every Woman Knows, about charm

There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough.  ~Josh Billings

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad.  People are either charming or tedious.  ~Oscar Wilde

Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.  ~John Mason Brown

Charisma is a fancy name given to the knack of giving people your full attention.  ~Robert Brault,
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.  ~Henry Van Dyke

Forbidden things have a secret charm.  ~Publius Cornelius Tacitus

There's a difference between beauty and charm.  A beautiful woman is one I notice.  A charming woman is one who notices me.  ~John Erskine

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