68 Classy Women Quotes and Sayings for Ladies Bosses

A woman of class exudes a timeless elegance that transcends physical characteristics and worldly riches.

Her demeanor, actions and attitudes all contribute to her elegance.

It is reflected in her attitude, dealings with people and the manner in which she conducts herself.

The grace and refinement of a sophisticated woman are constant.


Her elegance is not contingent on the environment or the people around her; rather, it is an inherent element of her personality.

A classy woman exudes confidence as well. She is confident in herself and does not seek approval from others.

A classy woman seeks to make a good difference, whether via her profession, relationships, or community involvement.

She sets a good example for others, motivating them with her honesty, compassion and grace.

A woman of class is not characterized by her attire, income, or social standing.

Best Classy Women Quotes

To be elegant is first of all to know oneself, and to know oneself well requires a certain amount of reflection and intelligence. ~ Genevieve Antoine Dariaux.

Elegance and honesty are two mandatory parameters for any human production. ~ Philippe Starck.


Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside. ~ Coco Chanel.

Being jealous of a beautiful woman is not going to make you more beautiful. ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor.


Prettiness fades after a few years, but elegance only increases with age. ~ Anne Gracie.

No matter what a woman looks like, if she’s confident, she’s sexy. ~ Paris Hilton.

Elegance is an attitude. ~ Longines.


Be the kind of woman that makes other women want to be you. ~ Topaz.

Your clothes should be tight enough to show you’re a woman but loose enough to show you’re a lady. ~ Marilyn Monroe.

Women have to harness their power-it’s absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner. ~ Cher.


A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart. ~ Henry Fielding.

Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity. Outside this, believe me, there is no elegance. Only pretension. ~ Christian Dior.

The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights. ~ Gloria Steinem.

My own life has been much more than a fairy tale. I’ve had my share of difficult moments, but whatever difficulties I’ve gone through, I’ve always gotten the prize. ~ Audrey Hepburn.


Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ~ Nora Ephron.

Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better. ~ Edsger Wybe Dijkstra.

Related Quotes: 110+ Strong Women Quotes to Inspire Courage and Resilience and 145 Best Women’s History Month Quotes to Inspire You!

Top Classy Women Quotes

Chic is a borrowed adjective, but there is no English word to take the place of elegant, which was destroyed utterly by the reporter or practical joker who said ‘elegant dresses’ ~ Emily.

I always dreamt of the day I would have enough closets– big ones. some people dream of having a big swimming pool, with me it’s closets. ~ Audrey Hepburn.


A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction. ~ Oscar Wilde.

You know, people want to honor me, and on the one hand I just don’t want to be a poster child; but on the other, I want to do something classy and great, something where the residuals will go to the cause. ~ Carly Simon.

There is a special place in hell for women who do not help other women. ~ Madeleine Albright.

Elegance is personal, and it’s based upon your goals and needs. Only you can know what choices you need to make to find your elegance, and those choices will change with time and circumstance. ~ Heather Hansen.

You must remember, Madame Harris, elegance is in the details. ~ Lynn Sheene.


Individuality will always be one of the conditions of real elegance. ~ Christian Dior.

Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings. ~ Cheris Kramarae.

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. ~ Melinda Gates.

Famous Classy Women Quotes

She had a flair for doing things in a very elegant way. At the same time, you felt like you were right there in her living room. She paid attention to people so that she was seeing to it everyone’s little needs and egos were met. ~ Harold Brooks.


A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous. ~ Coco Chanel.

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. ~ Albert Einstein.

A woman with a well-stocked toy drawer isn’t dependent on anyone and is unlikely to hurl herself at a lowlife just for nooky. ~ Arianne Cohen.

Being elegant and looking expensive is a matter of three things: confidence, good taste, and a bit of mystery. Not about money; you don’t need to have any designer’s clothes to be elegant. ~ Amy Cuddy.

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ~ Brigham Young.


A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.

I know who I am. I am not perfect. I am not the most beautiful woman in the world. But I’m one of them. ~ Mary J. Blige.

One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. ~ Hariret Beecher Stowe.

It all begins by embracing and developing the inner self, because true elegance starts from within. ~ Eunice Long.

Well-behaved women seldom make history. ~ Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it. ~ Coco Chanel.


Humility is the best dress you can wear. ~ Treasure Stitches.

The best clothes, the most wonderful jewels, the most glamorous beauty don’t count without good grooming. ~ Christian Dior.

I never thought I’d land in pictures with a face like mine. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

Like all magnificent things, it’s very simple. ~ Natalie Babbitt.

Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication. ~ Leonardo da Vinci.


If a man whistles at you, don’t respond. You’re a lady, not a dog. ~ Adele.

As a woman you need to be impeccably dressed at all times. This is because style goes way beyond the aesthetic appeal–it is also about intellectualization. ~ Penny Schultz.

It’s not vanity to feel you have a right to be beautiful. Women are taught to feel we’re not good enough, that we must live up to someone else’s standards. But my aim is to cherish myself as I am. ~ Elle Macpherson.

The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.


A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform. ~ Diane Mariechild.

I’m not a risk taker. I don’t do plunging necklines or really short skirts. I try to stay as classy as possible and provide a little mystery. ~ Kristen Bell.

You create beauty with your attitude, you make an impression with your behaviour, you make statements with your elegance & scream out with your actions. ~ Sophia Elemara.

Beautiful Classy Women Quotes

Even during the hardest economic times, my mother made sure that my sister and I had four things that she believed were essential to our later success; good shoes, a firm quality mattress, a top paediatrician, and a therapist. ~ Harriet Goldhor Lerner.


True elegance is for me the manifestation of an independent mind. ~ Isabella Rossellini

I can hear the roar of women’s silence. ~ Thomas Sankara.

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house. ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor

Elegance is a state of mind. It is how you perceive yourself and therefore it’s how the rest of the world sees you. ~ Jenny Warden.

The only real elegance is in the mind; If you’ve got that, the rest really comes from it . ~ Diana Vreeland.


You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. ~ Brigham Young.

I don’t understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little – if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that’s the day she has a date with destiny. And it’s best to be as pretty as possible for destiny. ~ Coco Chanel.

There is in every true woman’s heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. ~ Washington Irving.

A guy wants a classy girl who is smart and has goals – someone that he wouldn’t be afraid to bring home to his parents. ~ Victoria Justice.

Powerful Classy Women Quotes

It’s a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it, you don’t need to have anything else; and if you don’t have it, it doesn’t much matter what else you have. ~ J.M. Barrie.


Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

You create beauty with your attitude,you make an impression with your behaviour,you make statements with your elegance & scream out with your actions. ~ Sophia Elemara.

There is also more to a woman than simply being labelled as ‘elegant’. Let elegance be one of the many good qualities you possess. ~ Eunice Long.

If you think of how those women dressed, the kind of refinement, the kind of elegance. That’s really the inspiration for these clothes. ~ Calvin Klein.

There are few women whose charm survives their beauty. ~ Francois de la Rochefoucauld.

A sensible woman can never be happy with a fool. ~ George Washington.

So these were the 68 quotes about Classy Women.

If these quotes and sayings connect with you, check out our other posts on waiting for love quotes and first day in school quotes.


Share with others!
Chandan Negi
Chandan Negi

I’m the Founder of Internet Pillar - I love sharing quotes and motivational content to inspire and motivate people - #quotes #motivation #internetpillar