"Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Coco Chanel on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Coco Chanel on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Coco Chanel on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Coco Chanel on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Coco Chanel on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."