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Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.

Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)

Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic

A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.

Author: Anita Brookner (1938)

Profession: British Novelist, Art Historian

Charm is a glow within a woman which casts a most becoming light on others.

Author: John Mason Brown (1800-1859)

Profession: American Militant Abolitionist

Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.

Author: Cyril Connolly (1903-1974)

Profession: British Critic

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.

Author: Henry Van Dyke (1852--1933)

Profession: American Protestant Clergyman and Writer

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.

Author: Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

Profession: British Author

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.

Author: P. D. James (1920)

Profession: British Mystery Writer

There are charms made only for distance admiration.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Charm is a product of the unexpected.

Author: Jose Marti (1853-1895)

Profession: Cuban Patriot, National Hero

Rarity gives a charm; so early fruits and winter roses are the most prized; and coyness sets off an extravagant mistress, while the door always open tempts no suitor.

Author: Marcus Valerius Martial (40-104)

Profession: Latin poet and epigrammatist

The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.

Author: Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

Profession: French Novelist

Charm is more than beauty.

Author: Yiddish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Yiddish Origin

A plain woman is one who, however beautiful, neglects to charm.

Author: Edgar Saltus


Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.

Author: Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet