Charles James Quotes.
Bonfire of the Vanities: The lesson of that book is, never start believing your own press.
It is intolerable that it should be in the power of one blockhead to do so much mischief.
The standard formulation on remedy is that it ought to cure past violations and prevent their recurrence. That’s what antitrust is all about.
True humanity consists not in a squeamish ear; it consists not in starting or shrinking at tales of misery, but in a disposition of heart to relieve it. True humanity appertains rather to the mind than to the nerves, and prompts men to use real and active endeavors to execute the actions which it suggests.
We who have been ahead in STYLE have usually been also ahead in our thinking.
So perverse is mankind that every nationality prefers to be misgoverned by its own people than to be well ruled by another
The best way to quiet a country is a good thrashing, followed by great kindness afterwards. Even the wildest chaps are thus tamed.
I spent my life making fashion an art form.
Forget all you know & learn something every day.
He that is conscious of guilt cannot bear the innocence of others:So they will try to reduce all others to their own level.
Marriage: The most expensive way to get your laundry done.
A great designer does not seek acceptance. He challenges popularity, and by the force of his convictions renders popular in the end what the public hates at first sight.
You should know that my most important contribution was always in tailoring; coats, jackets, wool dressesвЂ¦ so few of which went into the magazines.
I recognize that virtually every company that comes in here has a perspective. It’s often not difficult to understand why they have the perspective that they have.
My dresses help women discover figures they didn’t know they had.
The human mind is never better disposed to gratitude and attachment than when softened by fear.