Charm Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old charm quotes, charm sayings, and charm proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Words are charms. It's like a song you didn't even know you knew. Ian Frazier
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 the true gift of the Fairies. Charles Perrault
Charm was the luxury of those who still believed in the essential rightness of things. In purity and picket fences. Denise Lehane
Charm is the ability to make someone else think that both of you are pretty wonderful. Kathleen Winsor
Charm is a glow within a woman which casts a most becoming light on others. John Mason Brown
Charm lies in complete forgetfulness of self. Margery Wilson
Charm is simply the art of being pleasing. Patti Page
Charm is a product of the unexpected. Jose Marti
Charm is the next best asset after looks and brains - and can almost make up for looks. Helen Gurley Brown
If you can charm everyone it means you don't care about anyone in particular. Christopher Hitchens
There are charms made only for distant admiration. Samuel Johnson
The charm, one might say the genius of memory, is that it is choosy, chancy, and temperamental: it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust. Elizabeth Bowen
Charm should be on the surface. It has no hidden use. Ivy Compton-Burnett
The charm of knowledge would be small indeed, were it not that there is so much shame to be overcome on the way to it. Friedrich Nietzsche
Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves. Henri Frederic Amiel
The one charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties. Oscar Wilde
Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration. E. M. Forster
Charm of personality is a divine gift that sways the strongest characters and sometimes even controls the destinies of nations. Orison Swett Marden
Charm is often despised but I can never see why. No one has it who isn't capable of genuinely liking others, at least at the actual moment of meeting and speaking. Charm is always genuine; it may be superficial but it isn't false. P.D. James
Charm never made a rooster. Dean Acheson
Charm might be described as enlightened self-interest, a development of one's best self. In the simplest possible terms, I think genuine charm is an unmotivated interest in others. Arlene Francis
Charm and perfection hardly cooperate. Charm premises little mistakes which one would like to cover. Catherine Deneuve
The charm of the best courages is that they are inventions, inspirations, flashes of genius. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Charm is a cunning self-forgetfulness. Christina Stead
Charm is that extra quality that defies description. Alfred Lunt
Charm is the enchanted dart, light and subtle as a hummingbird. But it is deceptive in one thing: like a sense of humor, if you think you've got it, you probably haven't. Laurel Lea
Charm is always genuine; it may be superficial but it isn't false. P. D. James
Charm is more valuable than beauty. You can resist beauty but you can't resist charm. Audrey Tautou
Charm is to a woman what perfume is to a flower. Evan Esar
Charm is more than beauty. Yiddish Proverb
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question. Albert Camus
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament. Henry Van Dyke
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind. Kurt Vonnegut
Charm is an odorless perfume, which cannot be anchored in the chemists' test tube. It is a permeation, a radiation. It emanates from the climate of a warm human spirit, which not only contains light, but gives it off. Fannie Hurst
Civility is a charm that attracts the love of all men. George Horne
With charm you've got to get up close to see it; style slaps you in the face. John Cooper Clarke
The picture will have charm when each color is very unlike the one next to it. Leon Battista Alberti
Charm is the ability to make others forget that you look as you do. Jean-Paul Belmondo
Charm and nothing but charm at last grows a little tiresome. It's a relief then to deal with a man who isn't quite so delightful but a little more sincere. W. Somerset Maugham
The one charm about the past is that it is the past. But women never know when the curtain has fallen. Oscar Wilde
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. Alexander Pope