70 Classy Women Quotes and Sayings for Inspiration

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Classy Women Quotes and Sayings

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

I never thought I’d land in pictures with a face like mine. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

Humility is the best dress you can wear. ~ Treasure Stitches.


A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform. ~ Diane Mariechild.

There is a special place in hell for women who do not help other women. ~ Madeleine Albright.

She had a flair for doing things in a very elegant way. At the same time, you felt like you were right there in her living room. She paid attention to people so that she was seeing to it everyone’s little needs and egos were met. ~ Harold Brooks.

True elegance is for me the manifestation of an independent mind. ~ Isabella Rossellini

Even during the hardest economic times, my mother made sure that my sister and I had four things that she believed were essential to our later success; good shoes, a firm quality mattress, a top paediatrician, and a therapist. ~ Harriet Goldhor Lerner.

Elegance is a state of mind. It is how you perceive yourself and therefore it’s how the rest of the world sees you. ~ Jenny Warden.

Elegance is personal, and it’s based upon your goals and needs. Only you can know what choices you need to make to find your elegance, and those choices will change with time and circumstance. ~ Heather Hansen.

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ~ Brigham Young.

There are few women whose charm survives their beauty. ~ Francois de la Rochefoucauld.

You know, people want to honor me, and on the one hand I just don’t want to be a poster child; but on the other, I want to do something classy and great, something where the residuals will go to the cause. ~ Carly Simon.

There is also more to a woman than simply being labelled as ‘elegant’. Let elegance be one of the many good qualities you possess. ~ Eunice Long.

A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction. ~ Oscar Wilde.

Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you more beautiful. ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor.

The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights. ~ Gloria Steinem.

Best Classy Women Quotes and Sayings

No matter what a woman looks like, if she’s confident, she’s sexy. ~ Paris Hilton.

A sensible woman can never be happy with a fool. ~ George Washington.

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ~ Brigham Young.

I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. ~ Madonna.


A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. ~ Coco Chanel.

I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it. ~ Coco Chanel.

It’s not vanity to feel you have a right to be beautiful. Women are taught to feel we’re not good enough, that we must live up to someone else’s standards. But my aim is to cherish myself as I am. ~ Elle Macpherson.

Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better. ~ Edsger Wybe Dijkstra.

The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamorous beauty don’t count without good grooming. ~ Christian Dior.

Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ~ Nora Ephron.

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house. ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor

Chic is a borrowed adjective, but there is no English word to take the place of elegant, which was destroyed utterly by the reporter or practical joker who said ‘elegant dresses’ ~ Emily.

If a man whistles at you, don’t respond. You’re a lady, not a dog. ~ Adele.

You create beauty with your attitude, you make an impression with your behavior, you make statements with your elegance & scream out with your actions. ~ Sophia Elemara.

Top Classy Women Quotes and Sayings

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. ~ Melinda Gates.

Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication. ~ Leonardo da Vinci.

If you think of how those women dressed, the kind of refinement, the kind of elegance. That’s really the inspiration for these clothes. ~ Calvin Klein.

Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings. ~ Cheris Kramarae.

A guy wants a classy girl who is smart and has goals – someone that he wouldn’t be afraid to bring home to his parents. ~ Victoria Justice.

I’m not a risk taker. I don’t do plunging necklines or really short skirts. I try to stay as classy as possible and provide a little mystery. ~ Kristen Bell.

There is in every true woman’s heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. ~ Washington Irving.


Be the kind of woman that makes other women want to be you. ~ Topaz.

Women have to harness their power-it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner. ~ Cher.

You create beauty with your attitude,you make an impression with your behaviour,you make statements with your elegance & scream out with your actions. ~ Sophia Elemara.

Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension. ~ Christian Dior.

The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

You must remember, Madame Harris, elegance is in the details. ~ Lynn Sheene.

My own life has been much more than a fairy tale. I’ve had my share of difficult moments, but whatever difficulties I’ve gone through, I’ve always gotten the prize. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

The only real elegance is in the mind; If you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it . ~ Diana Vreeland.

Individuality will always be one of the conditions of real elegance. ~ Christian Dior.

Popular Classy Women Quotes and Sayings

Well-behaved women seldom make history. ~ Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

Being elegant and looking expensive is a matter of three things: confidence, good taste, and a bit of mystery. Not about money; you don’t need to have any designer’s clothes to be elegant. ~ Amy Cuddy.

I always dreamt of the day I would have enough closets– big ones. some people dream of having a big swimming pool, with me it’s closets. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

We can win life’s trials without losing ourselves. And we don’t need to put on earrings or lipstick to prove it. You can win your battles without losing your own personal elegance, whatever that means to you. ~ Heather Hansen.

Elegance is an attitude. ~ Longines.

Like all magnificent things, it’s very simple. ~ Natalie Babbitt.

A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart. ~ Henry Fielding.

To be elegant is first of all to know oneself, and to know oneself well requires a certain amount of reflection and intelligence. ~ Genevieve Antoine Dariaux.

A woman with a well-stocked toy drawer isn’t dependent on anyone and is unlikely to hurl herself at a lowlife just for nooky. ~ Arianne Cohen.

I can hear the roar of women’s silence. ~ Thomas Sankara.

Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside. ~ Coco Chanel.

It all begins by embracing and developing the inner self, because true elegance starts from within. ~ Eunice Long.

Famous Classy Women Quotes and Sayings

I know who I am. I am not perfect. I am not the most beautiful woman in the world. But I’m one of them. ~ Mary J. Blige.

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. ~ Melinda Gates.

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. ~ Albert Einstein.

Prettiness fades after a few years, but elegance only increases with age. ~ Anne Gracie.

One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. ~ Harirett Beecher Stowe.

Elegance and honesty are two mandatory parameters for any human production. ~ Philippe Starck.

Your clothes should be tight enough to show you’re a woman but loose enough to show you’re a lady. ~ Marilyn Monroe.

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. ~ J.M. Barrie.

A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.

I don’t understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little – if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that’s the day she has a date with destiny. And it’s best to be as pretty as possible for destiny. ~ Coco Chanel.

As a woman you need to be impeccably dressed at all times. This is because style goes way beyond the aesthetic appeal–it is also about intellectualization. ~ Penny Schultz.

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