"Charm" - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.
Charm is... a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
~Albert Camus, The Fall, 1956
Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.
~Henri Frédéric Amiel
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
~Cyril Connolly, Enemies of Promise
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.
~Logan Pearsall Smith
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.
~James Matthew Barrie, What Every Woman Knows, about charm
There is a sort of charm in ugliness, if the person has some redeeming qualities and is only ugly enough.
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.
~John Mason Brown
Charisma is a fancy name given to the knack of giving people your full attention.
~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
~Henry Van Dyke
Forbidden things have a secret charm.
~Publius Cornelius Tacitus
There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.