"Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Coco Chanel on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Coco Chanel on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Coco Chanel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Coco Chanel on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Coco Chanel on John Lennon
"A woman has the age she deserves."
"Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous."
"Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions."
"There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!"
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."