Charming Sayings and Quotes

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

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them. Logan Pearsall Smith
Charm almost baffles definition, yet it is quickly recognized by the world. Grevillea Kleiser
Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others. John Mason Brown
Charm is what some have until they begin to believe it. Simone De Beauvoir
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 is the ability to be truly interested in other people. Richard Avedon
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.  Henry Van Dyke
Charm is more than beauty. Proverb
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 to a woman what perfume is to a flower. Evan Esar
Charm is a kind of margin to the human personality. Pius Ojara
Charm is simply a matter of being yourself. Your uniqueness is your power. Keith Ferrazzi
Charm: the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves. Henri Frederic Amiel
Charisma is not so much getting people to like you as getting people to like themselves when you're around. Robert Brault
Charm, in most men and nearly all women, is a decoration. E.M. Forster
Charm is a product of the unexpected.  Jose Marti
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others. Cyril Connolly
Charm is the difference between a rote recitation of "God bless you" when someone sneezes, and a genuine interest in the person's health. Michael Levine
Charm is an innate quality of mind and heart, and an expression of a beautiful attitude toward life. Courtesy can be cultivated, but charm is largely an unconscious possession. Grenville Kleiser
Charm is more valuable than beauty. You can resist beauty, but you can't resist charm. Audrey Tatou
Charm is not to be bought in jars or bottles. Nor is beauty. Both must come from within. Robert Collier
Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm. H. Havelock Ellis
Being charming means connecting with others on their level. R.A. Delmonico
Charisma is not just saying hello. It's dropping what you're doing to say hello. Robert Brault
Charm is the ability to make someone think that both of you are quite wonderful.  unknown
Charm is an intangible. Chutzpah, charm, charisma, that kind of thing, you can't buy it. You either have it or you don't. Colm Feore
Charm is captivating. Just as the petals of a flower unfold and open to the warmth and light of the sun, so do we unfold and open to the enchantment of charm. Charm acts as the Great Attractor, drawing us toward its magnetic source. Thokoza
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without ever having asked a clear question. Albert Camus
Charm is even less definable than dispensable. John Simon
Charm is being so exquisitely buoyant and full of life, keeping the magnet within you so surcharged with the joy of life, that even poor features are lost sight of in the bewitching attraction of the whole. Robert Collier
An ounce of charm is worth a pound of lure. American Proverb
Charisma is the most powerful weapon of a man. Jordi Balaguer
There are charms made only for distance admiration. Samuel Johnson
Charm is the quality which makes one desire to linger upon one's pilgrimage, that cries to the soul to halt, to rest, to be content. Arthur C. Benson
Charm has a magical quality that defrosts, disarms, delights and fascinates. It is not a sudden gush of sweetness that can be turned off and on like a faucet. It is woven subtly into the fabric of the personality. Like a silver thread, it glistens. It shines. Ann Landers
A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar. Anita Brookner
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
Dear to a heart of a girl is her own beauty and charm. Ovid
The charms of a passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing. Marcel Proust
When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty. Gregory I
It's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it, you don't have to need anything else;and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have. J.M. Barrie
Age, like distance, lends a double charm. Oliver Wendell Holmes
There are a few women whose charm survives their beauty. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Whatever it is that makes a person charming, it needs to remain a mystery. Once the charmer is aware of mannerism or characteristic that others find charming, it ceases to be a mannerism and becomes an affectation. And Good Lord, there is nothing less charming than affectations. Rex Harrison
American youths are pale and precocious, or sallow, and supercilious, but American girls are pretty and charming—little oases of pretty unreasonableness in a vast desert of common sense. Oscar Wilde
The strange thing about American civilization is that the women are most charming when they are away from their own country, the men most charming when they are at home. Oscar Wilde
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust
Some are born with charm, some learn it, and others try to buy it. The naturalness of charm is lost with too much purpose. False charm, like cheap perfume, is quickly detected. Alfred Henry
A genuine charm is being in yourself, with enthusiasm! Yet sharing a fair consideration for others. Alfred Henry
A gracious charm has the knack of finding charm in others. A steady charm is found in patient courtesy. A tactful charm is seen in the gallantry it takes to let others do at least half of the talking. Alfred Henry
Charm strikes the sight but merit wins the soul. Alexander Pope
Without charm, there can be no fine literature, as there can be no perfect flower without fragrance. Arthur Symons
A charming woman... doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself. Loretta Young
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. Oscar Wilde
There is an element of seduction in shoes that doesn't exist for men. A woman can be sexy, charming, witty or shy with her shoes. Christian Louboutin
We are born charming, fresh, and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society. Judith Martin
Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is. Iris Murdoch
Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher's sake. George Farquhar
When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart. Helen Rowland
An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't. Sacha Guitry
Innocence is thought charming because it offers delightful possibilities for exploitation. Mason Cooley
When people are taken out of their depths they lose their heads, no matter how charming a bluff they may put up. F. Scott Fitzgerald
I am always surrounded by very, very charming men, very intelligent men with a great sense of humor who always keep me entertained and pampered. Deepika Padukone
If you look up 'charming' in the dictionary, you'll see that it not only has references to strong attraction but to spells and magic. Then again, what are liars if not great magicians? Deb Caletti
The idea of being charming and really nasty at the same time is a really difficult thing to do. Jesse Spencer