I was having no success at charming him, so I slayed him with pure intellectual superiority. (On dining with Prime Minister Edward Heath)
Charm: that quality in others of making us more satisfied with ourselves.
It’s (charm) 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.
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
Corporeal charms may indeed gain admirers, but there must be mental ones to retain them.
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world will let them.
Things forbidden have a secret charm.
No siren did ever so charm the ear of the listener as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the siren.
There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.