65 Best Style Quotes On Success In Life

These Style quotes will inspire you.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging style quotes, style sayings, and style proverbs.

Inspirational Style Quotes

  1. “Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.” ~ Jean Cocteau
  2. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  3. “Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” ~ Orson Welles , Create your own style quotes
  4. “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” ~ Rachel Zoe

  5. “Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.” ~ Epictetus
  6. “Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.” ~ Edna Woolman Chase
  7. “Style is the perfection of a point of view.” ~ Richard Eberhart
  8. “Style is a magic wand, and turns everything to gold that it touches.” ~ Logan Pearsall Smith

  9. “Style is the image of character.” ~ Edward Gibbon
  10. “Style is a deeply personal expression of who you are, and every time you dress, you are asserting a part of yourself.” ~ Nina Garcia , Personal style quotes
  11. “Only great minds can afford a simple style.” ~ Stendhal
  12. “Fashions fade, style is eternal.” ~ Yves Saint Laurent

  13. “Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are.” ~ Gianni Versace
  14. “Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.” ~ Oscar de la Renta
  15. “Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one’s own, it is always twenty times better.” ~ Margaret Oliphant
  16. “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” ~ Gore Vidal

  17. “Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it.” ~ Diane von Furstenberg
  18. “Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates.” ~ Wallace Stevens
  19. “Style is the answer to everything. A fresh way to approach a dull or dangerous thing” ~ Charles Bukowski
  20. “I believe that style is the only real luxury, that is really desirable” ~ Giorgio Armani
  21. “Style is what gives value and currency to thoughts.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

  22. “Style is when they’re running you out of town and you make it look like you’re leading the parade.” ~ William Battie
  23. “Style is instinctive and few achieve it in a notable degree. Its development is not hastened by instruction. It comes or it doesn’t. It will take care of itself.” ~ Walter J. Phillips
  24. “My goal is never to copy. Create a new style, clear luminous colors, and feel the elegance of the models.” ~ Tamara de Lempicka
  25. “Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.” ~ Lauren Hutton

  26. “The unity in any painter’s work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way… style.” ~ Frank Auerbach
  27. “Good new art may not look like art. Inspiration doesn’t follow style, it creates it.” ~ Walter Darby Bannard , Inspiration style quotes 
  28. “Antithesis may be the blossom of wit, but it will never arrive at maturity unless sound sense be the trunk and truth the root.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  29. “A chaste and lucid style is indicative of the same personal traits in the author.” ~ Hosea Ballou

  30. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” ~ Coco Chanel
  31. “Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.” ~ Andre Maurois
  32. “When I meet with any persons who write obscurely or converse confusedly, I am apt to suspect two things; first, that such persons do not understand themselves; and secondly, that they are not worthy of being understood by others.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  33. “Happy the society whose deepest divisions are ones of style.” ~ Peter MacKay

  34. “Persons are oftentimes misled in regard to their choice of dress by attending to the beauty of colors, rather than selecting such colors as may increase their own beauty.” ~ William Shenstone
  35. “Style is a celebratory expression of your life force. You must approach it with a sense of joie de vivre.” ~ RuPaul
  36. “Uncommon expressions are a disfigurement rather than an embellishment of discourse.” ~ David Hume
  37. “Style means the right word. The rest matters little.” ~ Jules Renard

  38. “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
  39. “Personal style, be it that of Michelangelo, or that of Tintoretto… has always been that peculiar personal rapport which has developed between an artist and his medium.” ~ Ben Shahn , Style quotes on personality
  40. “Redundancy of language is never found with deep reflection. Verbiage may indicate observation, but not thinking. He who thinks much says but little in proportion to his thoughts.” ~ Washington Irving
  41. “Style is only the frame to hold your thoughts. It is like the sash of a window; if heavy, it will obscure the light.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  42. “Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” ~ Yves Saint Laurent
  43. “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
  44. “Style is about fun. True style is not about having a closet full of expensive and beautiful things – it is instead about knowing when, where, and how to utilize your collection.” ~ Nina Garcia , Style quotes fun
  45. “There is nothing in words and styles out suitableness that makes them acceptable and effective.” ~ Joseph Glanvill
  46. “The difference between style and fashion is quality.” ~ Giorgio Armani

  47. “Style is the dress of thoughts, and let them be ever so just.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  48. “To me style is just the outside of content, and content the inside of style, like the outside and the inside of the human body – both go together, they can’t be separated.” ~ Jean-Luc Godard
  49. “The most durable thing in writing is style, and style is the most valuable investment a writer can make with his time. It pays off slowly, your agent will sneer at it, your publisher will misunderstand it, and it will take people you have never heard of to convince them by slow degrees that the writer who puts his individual mark on the way he writes will always pay off.” ~ Raymond Chandler
  50. “The truly fashionable are beyond fashion.” ~ Cecil Beaton

  51. “A composition which dazzles at first sight by gaudy epithets, or brilliant turns or expression, or glittering trains of imagery, may fade gradually from the mind, leaving no enduring impression; but words which flow fresh and warm from a full heart, and which are instinct with the life and breath of human feeling, pass into household memories, and partake of the immortality of the affections from which they spring.” ~ Edwin Percy Whipple
  52. “Style is indeed the valet of genius, and an able one too; but as the true gentleman will appear, even in rags, so true genius will shine, even through the coarsest style.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  53. “Whatever is pure is also simple. It does not keep the eye on itself. The observer forgets the window in the landscape it displays. A fine style gives the view of fancy–its figures, its trees, or its palaces,–without a spot.” ~ Robert Aris Willmott
  54. “A copious manner of expression gives strength and weight to our ideas, which frequently make impression upon the mind, as iron does upon solid bodies, rather by repeated strokes than a single blow.” ~ William Melmoth
  55. “All styles are good except the tiresome kind.” ~ Voltaire

  56. “The way to elegancy of style is to employ your pen upon every errand, and the more trivial and dry it is, the more brains must be allowed for sauce.” ~ Frances Osborne
  57. “Generally speaking, an author’s style is a faithful copy of his mind. If you would write a lucid style, let there first be light in your own mind; and if you would write a grand style, you ought to have a grand character.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  58. “Mannerism is always longing to have done and has no true enjoyment in work. A genuine, really great talent, on the other hand, has its greatest happiness in execution.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  59. “The style of writing required in the great world is distinguished by a free and daring grace, a careless security, a fine and sharp polish, a delicate and perfect taste; while that fitted for the people is characterized by a vigorous natural fulness, a profound depth of feeling, and an engaging naivete.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  60. “Clearness ornaments profound thoughts.” ~ Luc de Clapiers

  61. “Perhaps that is nearly the perfection of good writing which is original, but whose truth alone prevents the reader from suspecting that it is so; and which effects that for knowledge which the lens effects for the sunbeam when it condenses its brightness in order to increase its force.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  62. “Whatever professes to benefit by pleasing must please at once. The pleasures of the mind imply something sudden and unexpected; that which elevates must always surprise.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  63. “Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  64. “Style is the answer to everything. A fresh way to approach a dull or dangerous thing. To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it. To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art.” ~ Charles Bukowski

Summary: Style, a particular kind, sort, or type, as with reference to form, appearance, or character.

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