Style quotes

  • I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be original.
    -- Aaliyah

    #Individuality #Style #Pushing

  • That was interesting." "He deliberately countermanded one of my orders." "He was furtive." "Sneaky, even." "We'll make a Rebellion-style pilot of him yet." Tycho & Wedge (about Jag)
    -- Aaron Allston

    #Order #Interesting #Style

  • The requirements of health, and the style of female attire which custom enjoins, are in direct antagonism to each other.
    -- Abba Louisa Goold Woolson

    #Health #Style #Female

  • Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame.
    -- Abbott Lawrence Lowell

    #Style #Fame #Glamour

  • Postmodernism is a freewheeling, unfettered, and unapologetic pursuit of style.
    -- Ada Louise Huxtable

    #Style #Unapologetic #Architecture

  • Tossed into the Secaucus graveyard are about 25 centuries of classical culture and the standards of style, elegance and grandeur that it gave to the dreams and constructions of Western man. That turns the Jersey wasteland into a pretty classy dump.
    -- Ada Louise Huxtable

    #Dream #Men #Style

  • What counts more than style is whether architecture improves our experience of the built world; whether it makes us wonder why we never noticed places in quite this way before.
    -- Ada Louise Huxtable

    #Style #Way #World

  • the search for the ultimate skyscraper goes on. ... At worst, overbuilding will make urban life unbearable. At best, we will go out in a blaze of style.
    -- Ada Louise Huxtable

    #Style #Goes On #Unbearable

  • In Paris style is everything. That is traditionally understood. Every street, every structure, every shopgirl has style. The style of Parisian architecture has been proved and refined by at least three centuries of academic dictates and highly developed taste. There are few violations of this taste, and there is exemplary architectural consistency. Paris has defined the aesthetics of a sophisticated urban culture.
    -- Ada Louise Huxtable

    #Paris #Consistency #Style

  • They think my life is glamourous. It's not true. I obviously get to come in and do radio interviews. That's the glamour. But other than that, I eat and sleep and that's it. Eat, sleep and do shows.
    -- Adam Garcia

    #Sleep #Thinking #Style

  • People tend to have one of three 'styles' of interaction. There are takers, who are always trying to serve themselves; matchers, who are always trying to get equal benefit for themselves and others; and givers, who are always trying to help people.
    -- Adam Grant

    #People #Style #Trying

  • Isn't television glamourous?
    -- Adam Savage

    #Style #Television

  • Angelina Jolie is my style inspiration.
    -- Adrianne Palicki

    #Inspiration #Style

  • Recently I danced in a video spoof of the song 'Gangnam Style,' and it was quickly banned across multiple Chinese online video platforms. But the story still traveled all over the world, carried in hundreds of international media reports.
    -- Ai Weiwei

    #Song #Media #Style

  • A little bit of this, a little bit of that. I never had any specific style.
    -- Al Hirt

    #Style #Littles

  • A viewer as opposed to a filmmaker might see a film differently. But I'm extremely comfortable with my style.
    -- Alain Resnais

    #Style #Might #Film

  • It's funny, but certain faces seem to go in and out of style. You look at old photographs and everybody has a certain look to them, almost as if they're related. Look at pictures from ten years later and you can see that there's a new kind of face starting to predominate, and that the old faces are fading away and vanishing, never to be seen again.
    -- Alan Moore

    #Years #Style #Fading Away

  • Any change of my style, the way I've played for 10 years, will not be a drastic one. Yes, I've always given as good as I've got; as a forward you have to do that because, if you don't look after yourself, you might find yourself being thrown in a hole and buried.
    -- Alan Shearer

    #Years #Style #Finding Yourself

  • Style is the only thing you can't buy. It's not in a shopping bag, a label, or a price tag. It's something reflected from our soul to the outside world. An emotion.
    -- Alber Elbaz

    #Shopping #Soul #Style

  • Ah! my friend, for whomever is alone, without a god and without a master, the weight of time is terrible. One must then choose a master, God being out of style.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Time #Style #Liberty

  • Flair-a primitive kind of style-may be innate, but I think knowledgeable taste is learned, the result of travel, experience, living, education.
    -- Albert Hadley

    #Thinking #Style #May

  • Our adversaries, numerous and formidable, will say, and will have the right to say, that our Principe CrÇateur is identical with the Principe GÇnÇrateur of the Indians and Egyptians, and may fitly be symbolized as it was symbolized anciently, by the linage...To accept this in lieu of a personal God is to abandon Christianity and worship of Jehovah and return to wallow in the styles of Paganism.
    -- Albert Pike

    #Style #Paganism #Jehovah

  • Stick to the classics, and you can't ever go wrong. I see old ladies on the street who have fabulous style and realize it's because they are probably wearing really classic items that they've had for years and years. I think if you find something that suits you, you should just stick to it.
    -- Alexa Chung

    #Thinking #Years #Style

  • It's funny because I think that both France and Britain are known for their distinctive styles, and everyone says that France is so chic and elegant but I think, more than that, French women are renowned for dressing in what suits them.
    -- Alexa Chung

    #Thinking #Style #France

  • London Fashion Week is so different from any of the others. Compared to the strictness in New York, London seems freer from commercial constraints. Truer to the process, to street style, to a sense of humour.
    -- Alexa Chung

    #Fashion #New York #Style

  • My position and the state will never allow me to become a dictator, but an authoritarian style of rule is characteristic of me, and I have always admitted it. You need to control the country, and the main thing is not to ruin people's lives.
    -- Alexander Lukashenko

    #Country #People #Style

  • Menswear is about subtlety. It's about good style and good taste.
    -- Alexander McQueen

    #Style #Taste #Subtlety

  • I don't want to be too proud, but I have a good personal style.
    -- Alexander McQueen

    #Style #Want #Proud

  • It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.
    -- Alexander McQueen

    #Fashion #Style #Together

  • Expression is the dress of thought, and still Appears more decent as more suitable; A vile conceit in pompous words express'd, Is like a clown in regal purple dress'd.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Expression #Purple #Style

  • Style, after all, rather than thought, is the immortal thing in literature.
    -- Alexander Smith

    #Style #Literature #Immortal

  • Where there is no style, there is in effect no point of view. There is, essentially, no anger, no conviction, no self. Style is opinion, hung washing, the caliber of a bullet, teething beads.
    -- Alexander Theroux

    #Self #Views #Style

  • One's style holds one, thankfully, at bay from the enemies of it but not from the stupid crucifixions by those who must willfully misunderstand it.
    -- Alexander Theroux

    #Stupid #Style #Enemy

  • In the investigation of a neurotic style of life, we must always suspect an opponent, and note who suffers most because of the patient's condition. Usually this is a member of the family.
    -- Alfred Adler

    #Style #Suffering #Opponents

  • The style of life is a unity because it has grown out of the difficulties of early life and out of the striving for a goal.
    -- Alfred Adler

    #Goal #Unity #Style

  • Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
    -- Alfred Hitchcock

    #Stupidity #Style #Information

  • Self-plagiarism is style.
    -- Alfred Hitchcock

    #Self #Style #Plagiarism

  • Kant's style is so heavy that after his pure reason, the reader longs for unreasonableness.
    -- Alfred Nobel

    #Style #Reason #Heavy

  • But everything written has style. The list of ingredients on the side of a cornflakes box has style. And everything literary has literary style. And style is integral to a work. How something is told correlates with - more - makes what's being told. A story is its style.
    -- Ali Smith

    #Style #Stories #Ingredients

  • Eclectic yet classic with a playful bohemian twist is how Id describe my style.
    -- Alice Temperley

    #Style #Twists #Classic

  • Adam Levine and I remade the Rolling Stones' classic Wild Horses, and it is right up my alley, that whole style. It has a style of its own but still stays very true to the classic arrangement, and I love it.
    -- Alicia Keys

    #Horse #Style #Rolling

  • The fashion industry is no more able to preserve a style that men and women have decided to abandon than to introduce one they do not choose to accept.
    -- Alison Lurie

    #Fashion #Men #Style

  • Hip-hop educated me about other forms of music, because it sampled from all different styles.
    -- Aloe Blacc

    #Hip Hop #Style #Different

  • The very essence of architecture consists of a variety and development reminiscent of natural organic life. This is the only true style in architecture
    -- Alvar Aalto

    #Essence #Style #Development

  • I like Princess Kate. I think her style is really great. She's really, really classy and always really sophisticated.
    -- Aly Raisman

    #Princess #Thinking #Style

  • But here’s the thing: Appropriation occurs when a style leads to racist generalizations or stereotypes where it originated, but is deemed as high fashion, cool, or funny when the privileged take it for themselves. Appropriation occurs when the appropriator is not aware of the deep significance of the culture that they are partaking in.
    -- Amandla Stenberg

    #Fashion #Style #Culture

  • I learn more with each film, and I gain confidence in my style of working. But at the same time, each one is a new monster.
    -- Amber Sealey

    #Style #Monsters #Gains

  • If you are at Rome live in the Roman style; if you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.
    -- Ambrose

    #Rome #Style #Elsewhere

  • Strive not for singularity in dress; Fools have the more and men of sense the less. To look original is not worth while, But be in mind a little out of style.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Men #Style #Mind

  • A good style fits like a good costume.
    -- Amos Bronson Alcott

    #Style #Costumes #Fit

  • The genre [of hard-partying girls] seems to have gone out of style - instead of young women who drink too much, it's young women who don't eat enough.
    -- Amy Argetsinger

    #Girl #Party #Style

  • I like a certain style of show, I like a certain pace, I like a rhythm, I like a lot of comedy in with my drama.
    -- Amy Sherman-Palladino

    #Drama #Style #Pace

  • The best-dressed women I know pay very little attention to the picayune aspects of fashion, but they have a sound understanding of style.
    -- Amy Vanderbilt

    #Fashion #Understanding #Style

  • There are no two countries with the same style of economic mechanism, with the same capitalism.
    -- Anatoly Chubais

    #Country #Two #Style

  • Style, I've got no style.
    -- Anatoly Karpov

    #Style #Chess

  • Style? I have no style.
    -- Anatoly Karpov


  • I can't talk about my style. It us kind of difficult for me. I don't like styles. I only like taking photos and expressing myself through them.
    -- Andre Kertesz

    #Style #Kind #Difficult

  • It's always great to have things from France at a wedding. It's symbolic of style, of culture, of taste.
    -- Andre Leon Talley

    #Style #Culture #Taste

  • Always, however brutal an age may actually have been, its style transmits its music only.
    -- Andre Malraux

    #Style #Age #May

  • Style is the outcome of constraint.
    -- Andre Maurois

    #Style #Outcomes #Constraints

  • Jazz has the ability to absorb & transform influences from diverse musical styles.
    -- Andrew S. Gilbert

    #Music #Style #Jazz

  • I've pretty much been portrayed as every style thing you can be. After Wimbledon you are Andy Everyman, who everybody is rooting for. I think the meat and potatoes of who I am hasn't been covered yet.
    -- Andy Roddick

    #Thinking #Who I Am #Style

  • I have a new television show in the works, and that is all I can say right now.
    -- Angie Stone

    #Style #Television #Shows

  • If you have your own agenda and your own style and you don't easily conform to what the masses are doing, you're looked upon as being difficult. Whereas, I think of it as just being an individual.
    -- Anita Baker

    #Thinking #Style #Doing You

  • My style of writing is to allow the story to unfold on its own. I try not to structure my work too rigidly.
    -- Anita Desai

    #Writing #Style #Trying

  • I've had my best times when trailing a Mainbocher evening gown across a sawdust floor. I've always loved high style in low company.
    -- Anita Loos

    #Style #Gowns #Sawdust

  • I've always loved high style in low company.
    -- Anita Loos

    #Style #Lows #Company

  • The admiration of another writer’s work is almost in inverse proportion to similarities in style.
    -- Ann Beattie

    #Style #Admiration #Proportion

  • If it were true that conservatives were racist, sexist, homophobic, fascist, stupid, inflexible, angry, and self-righteous, shouldn't their arguments be easy to deconstruct? Someone who is making a point out of anger, ideology, inflexibility, or resentment would presumably construct a flimsy argument. So why can't the argument itself be dismembered rather than the speaker's personal style or hidden motives? Why the evasions?
    -- Ann Coulter

    #Stupid #Self #Style

  • I don't really like to go out to clubs or anything. It's just not my style. I'd much rather go to a dive bar or a local place.
    -- Anna Faris

    #Style #Bars #Clubs

  • Let's face it, there are no plain women on television.
    -- Anna Ford

    #Style #Television #Faces

  • The Trump Card is appealing, grounded, smart, and has a sense of humor. Ivanka Trump proves that believing in yourself and working hard never go out of style.
    -- Anna Wintour

    #Smart #Believe #Style

  • Tell a story! Don't try to impress your reader with style or vocabulary or neatly turned phrases. Tell the story first!
    -- Anne McCaffrey

    #Writing #Vocabulary #Style

  • I've created a vocabulary of different styles. I draw from many different ways to take a picture. Sometimes I go back to reportage, to journalism.
    -- Annie Leibovitz

    #Artist #Vocabulary #Style

  • To a greater or lesser degree, the project of the self becomes translated into one of the possession of desired goods and the pursuit of artificially framed styles of life. (...) Not just lifestyles, but self-actualisation is packaged and distributed according to market criteria.
    -- Anthony Giddens

    #Self #Style #Degrees

  • Acting is the only medium were people think they can just stand up and do it because they can say lines, but that is not so much the case. You have to study styles and techniques.
    -- Anthony Mackie

    #Thinking #People #Style

  • I think it's even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses.
    -- Anthony Michael Hall

    #Thinking #Ideas #Style

  • Smile may be of different style,but that which adorns the face of a real person is only an honest ONE.
    -- Anuj

    #Real #Style #Different

  • Broadcasting is definitely in my cards for the future, and I'm determined to work hard at it - to perfect it and create my style and niche.
    -- Apolo Ohno

    #Hard Work #Perfect #Style

  • When I was a kid, my mother's parenting style teetered between benign neglect and intense bouts of violence.
    -- Ariel Gore

    #Mother #Kids #Style

  • The greatest thing in style is to have a command of metaphor.
    -- Aristotle

    #Style #Metaphor #Command

  • It has been handed down in mythical form from earliest times to posterity, that there are gods, and that the divine (Deity) compasses all nature. All beside this has been added, after the mythical style, for the purpose of persuading the multitude, and for the interests of the laws, and the advantage of the state.
    -- Aristotle

    #Law #Style #Deities

  • Style consists in maintaining a convincing reality all through a piece. It's like wearing a garment that looks as if it might have been made for you even if it wasn't.
    -- Arlene Croce

    #Reality #Style #Looks

  • Don't be a prisoner of your own style!
    -- Armin van Buuren

    #Style #Prisoner

  • From now on there is no longer any development immanent to art. The times have passed for history of art with a logical sense. There is no longer even any consistency in absurdities; the development has been wound up, and what comes now already exists: the syncretism of a muddle of all styles and possibilities, post-history.
    -- Arnold Gehlen

    #Art #Consistency #Style

  • Style is a capitalist invention. It's a trademark. It's very useful in the world of commerce to have a good trademark, but it wasn't my first concern. I got restless
    -- Art Spiegelman

    #Style #World #Firsts

  • Style, is like a frog: you can dissect the thing, but it somehow dies in the process.
    -- Arthur Quinn

    #Style #Frogs #Language

  • Style is what gives value and currency to thoughts.
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Giving #Style #Currency

  • Style is the physiognomy of the mind. It is more infallible than that of the body. To imitate the style of another is said to be wearing a mask. However beautiful it may be, it is through its lifelessness insipid and intolerable, so that even the most ugly living face is more engaging.
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Beautiful #Style #Mind

  • The first rule for a good style is to have something to say; in fact, this in itself is almost enough.
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Writing #Style #Firsts

  • He knew that the whole mystery of beauty can never be comprehended by the crowd, and that while clearness is a virtue of style, perfect explicitness is not a necessary virtue.
    -- Arthur Symons

    #Beauty #Perfect #Style

  • Soviet-style communism failed, not because it was intrinsically evil, but because it was flawed. It allowed too few people to usurp too much power. Twenty-first century market capitalism, American-style, will fail for the same reasons. Both are edifices constructed by human intelligence, undone by human nature.
    -- Arundhati Roy

    #People #Evil #Style

  • It is said that my art has some typically Nordic features: the curving lines, the convolutions, the magical masks and staring eyes that appear in myths and folk art. This may be. My interest in the dynamics of Jugend style probably also comes into it.
    -- Asger Jorn

    #Art #Eye #Style

  • I have a very classic take on fashion. I like my accessories to pop, but in general, my style is pretty classic.
    -- Ashley Greene

    #Fashion #Style #Accessories

  • On shooting days, I have all my accessories, and I style the final look.
    -- Ashley Madekwe

    #Style #Finals #Accessories

  • I've teamed up with BaubleBar to curate a collection of gorgeous jewelry pieces. I worked closely with the BaubleBar team to design a collection that encompasses my style and all of my go to pieces.
    -- Ashley Madekwe

    #Team #Design #Style

  • I check to look at the collections and love to poke around some of the other fashion blogs to see what's going on.
    -- Ashley Olsen

    #Inspirational #Fashion #Style

  • Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.
    -- Audrey Hepburn

    #Inspiring #People #Style

  • To pull off any look, wear it with confidence.
    -- Audrey Hepburn

    #Fashion #Style #Looks

  • Style ain't nothing but keeping the same idea from beginning to end. Everybody got it.
    -- August Wilson

    #Ideas #Style #Ends