Style quotes & sayings

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It was from Handel that I learned that style consists in force of assertion. - George Bernard Shaw

The leader shows that style is no substitute for substance, that creating an impression is more potent than acting from one's centre. - Lao Tzu [Lao Tse, Laozi]

Fashion passes, style remains. - Coco Chanel

These reasoning's are unconnected: 'I am richer than you, therefore I am better'; 'I am more eloquent than you, therefore I am better.' The connection is rather this: 'I am richer than you, therefore my property is greater than yours;' 'I am more eloquent than you, therefore my style is better than yours.' But you, after all, are neither property nor style. - Epictetus

It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable forty years from now. - Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle]

The greatest thing in style is to have a command of metaphor. - Aristotle [Aristoteles]

Fashions fade, style is eternal. - Yves Saint-Laurent

A Christian is the highest style of man. - Edward Young

One forges one's style on the terrible anvil of daily deadlines. - Emile Zola