Elsie De Wolfe Quotes

Top 31 wise famous quotes and sayings by Elsie De Wolfe

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Elsie De Wolfe quotes: You will express yourself in your house whether you want to or not. You will express yourself in your house whether you want to or not.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: [At first sight of the Acropolis:] It's beige! My color! [At first sight of the Acropolis:] It's beige! My color!
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: I believe in optimism & plenty of white paint. I believe in optimism & plenty of white paint.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: You can't take it with you. There are no pockets in a shroud. You can't take it with you. There are no pockets in a shroud.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: I can't paint. I can't write. I can't sing. But I can decorate and run a house, and light it, and heat it, and have it like a living thing. I can't paint. I can't write. I can't sing. But I can decorate and run a house, and light it, and heat it, and have it like a living thing.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: Never, under any circumstance, do I touch soup, as I do not believe in building a meal on a lake. Never, under any circumstance, do I touch soup, as I do not believe in building a meal on a lake.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: I believe in plenty of optimism and white paint. I believe in plenty of optimism and white paint.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: A woman of the world should always be the mistress of sorrow and not its servant. She may have a grief but never a grievance. A woman of the world should always be the mistress of sorrow and not its servant. She may have a grief but never a grievance.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: No, I don't take soup. You can't build a meal on a lake. No, I don't take soup. You can't build a meal on a lake.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: We cannot do better than to accept the standards of other times, and to adapt them to our uses. We cannot do better than to accept the standards of other times, and to adapt them to our uses.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: I am going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life. I am going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: My business is to preach to you the beauty of suitability. My business is to preach to you the beauty of suitability.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: The smallest part is worthy of the whole. The smallest part is worthy of the whole.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: Simplicity, suitability and proportion. Simplicity, suitability and proportion.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: Good dressing is largely a question of detail and accessories. Good dressing is largely a question of detail and accessories.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: There never has been a house so bad that it couldn't be made over into something worthwhile. There never has been a house so bad that it couldn't be made over into something worthwhile.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: It is not chic to be too chic. It is not chic to be too chic.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: Eating outdoors makes for good health and long life and good temper, everyone knows that. Eating outdoors makes for good health and long life and good temper, everyone knows that.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: The cardinal virtue of all beauty is restraint. The cardinal virtue of all beauty is restraint.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: You will soon find that your joy in your home is growing, and that you have a source of happiness within yourself that you had not suspected. You will soon find that your joy in your home is growing, and that you have a source of happiness within yourself that you had not suspected.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: To conform within rational limits to a given style is no more servile than to pay one's taxes or to write according to the rule of grammar. To conform within rational limits to a given style is no more servile than to pay one's taxes or to write according to the rule of grammar.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: It does not matter whether one paints a picture, writes a poem, or carves a statue - simplicity is the mark of a master-hand ... It does not matter whether one paints a picture, writes a poem, or carves a statue - simplicity is the mark of a master-hand ...
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: A house should be a synthesis of comfort, practicality, and tradition. A house should be a synthesis of comfort, practicality, and tradition.
Elsie De Wolfe quotes: I opened the doors and windows of America, and let the air and sunshine in. I opened the doors and windows of America, and let the air and sunshine in.