65 Motivational Coco Chanel Quotes For Success In Life

Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel was a French fashion designer and businesswoman. The founder and namesake of the Chanel brand, she was credited in the post-World War I era with liberating women from the constraints of the “corseted silhouette” and popularizing a sporty, casual chic as the feminine standard of style. These Coco Chanel quotes will motivate you.

Best Coco Chanel Quotes

  1. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” ~ Coco Chanel
  2. “Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside.” ~ Coco Chanel
  3. “It’s not the appearance, it’s the essence. It’s not the money, it’s the education. It’s not the clothes, it’s the class.” ~ Coco Chanel
  4. “A woman needs independence, not equality. In most cases, equality is a step-down.” ~ Coco Chanel
  5. “I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” ~ Coco Chanel
  6. “Fashion comes and goes but style lasts forever” ~ Coco Chanel
  7. “Sin can be forgiven, but stupid is forever.” ~ Coco Chanel

  8. “Strength is built by one’s failures, not by one’s successes.” ~ Coco Chanel
  9. “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” ~ Coco Chanel
  10. “Beauty Should Begin in the Heart and Soul, otherwise cosmetics are useless.” ~ Coco Chanel
  11. “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” ~ Coco Chanel
  12. “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” ~ Coco Chanel
  13. “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” ~ Coco Chanel
  14. “To be irreplaceable, you have to be different.” ~ Coco Chanel

  15. “If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack.” ~ Coco Chanel
  16. “Keep your heel, head and standards high.” ~ Coco Chanel
  17. “You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.” ~ Coco Chanel
  18. “I am no longer what I was. I will remain what I have become.” ~ Coco Chanel
  19. “Wear perfume wherever you want to be kissed!” ~ Coco Chanel
  20. “Nothing makes a woman look so old as desperately trying to look young” ~ Coco Chanel
  21. “My life didn’t please me, so I created my life.” ~ Coco Chanel

  22. “A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” ~ Coco Chanel
  23. “If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.” ~ Coco Chanel
  24. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” ~ Coco Chanel
  25. “You cannot keep up a nightlife and amount to anything in the day. You cannot indulge in those foods and liquors that destroy the physique and still hope to have a physique that functions with the minimum of destruction to itself. A candle burnt at both ends may shed a brighter light, but the darkness that follows is for a longer time.” ~ Coco Chanel
  26. “A woman is only as good as the peace and light she radiates.” ~ Coco Chanel
  27. “True elegance consists not in having a closet bursting with clothes, but rather in having a few well-chosen numbers in which one feels totally at ease.” ~ Coco Chanel
  28. “Nothing is more beautiful than the freedom of the body.” ~ Coco Chanel

  29. “Elegance comes from being as beautiful inside as outside.” ~ Coco Chanel
  30. “Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.” ~ Coco Chanel
  31. “The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive.” ~ Coco Chanel
  32. “The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.” ~ Coco Chanel
  33. “No elegance is possible without perfume. It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory” ~ Coco Chanel
  34. “J’aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing.” ~ Coco Chanel

  35. “A woman does not become interesting until she is over 40.” ~ Coco Chanel
  36. “There are no ugly women, only lazy.” ~ Coco Chanel
  37. “Modesty is the highest elegance.” ~ Coco Chanel
  38. “The age of a woman is not important: you can be wonderful in your 20’s, amazing in your 40’s and stay fabulous for the rest of your life.” ~ Coco Chanel
  39. “Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.” ~ Coco Chanel
  40. “The worse a woman feels, the better should she look.” ~ Coco Chanel
  41. “Eat less than you think you want, eat with your intelligence, not your stomach. Never get up from the table with an inward, silent apology for being a pig.” ~ Coco Chanel
  42. “Men always remember a woman who caused them concern and uneasiness.” ~ Coco Chanel

  43. “You live but once; you might as well be amusing.” ~ Coco Chanel
  44. “If a man talks bad about all women, it usually means he was burned by one woman.” ~ Coco Chanel
  45. “We are born with only one face, but laughing or crying, wisely or unwisely, eventually we form our own.” ~ Coco Chanel
  46. “Be classy. Anything but trashy.” ~ Coco Chanel Quotes
  47. “Keep your heels, head & standards high!” ~ Coco Chanel
  48. “The best accessory for a woman – handsome man!” ~ Coco Chanel
  49. “Luxury lies not in the richness of things, but in the absence of vulgarity” ~ Coco Chanel
  50. “Money for me has only one sound: liberty.” ~ Coco Chanel

  51. “Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them.” ~ Coco Chanel
  52. “If you are sad, if you are heartbroken, make yourself up, dress up, add more lipstick and attack.” ~ Coco Chanel
  53. “I wanted to give a woman comfortable clothes that would flow with her body. A woman is closest to being naked when she is well-dressed.” ~ Coco Chanel
  54. “The right ingredients can create a legend.” ~ Coco Chanel
  55. “A woman with good shoes I never ugly!” ~ Coco Chanel
  56. “I don’t do fashion, I’m fashion” ~ Coco Chanel
  57. “Adornment is never anything except a reflection of the heart.” ~ Coco Chanel
  58. “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.” ~ Coco Chanel

  59. “A young lady ought to be two things: tasteful and breathtaking.” ~ Coco Chanel
  60. “It’s not the rooms, it’s the life you live in them” ~ Coco Chanel
  61. “I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.” ~ Coco Chanel
  62. “I was a rebellious child, a rebellious lover, a rebellious couturière – a real devil.” ~ Coco Chanel
  63. “Elegance is refusal.” ~ Coco Chanel
  64. “When I find a color darker than black, I’ll wear it. But until then, I’m wearing black!” ~ Coco Chanel
  65. “Chanel is above all a style. Fashion passes, style remains.” ~ Coco Chanel

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