World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Cecil Beaton Quotes
10 Famous Quotes by Cecil Beaton
1/14/1904 - 1/18/1980
Also Known As:  
Cecil Walter Hardy Sir Beaton     Sir Cecil Beaton     Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton
Professions:  
Information:  
About Cecil Beaton

Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

On close inspection, this device turned out to be a funereal juke box - the result of mixing Lloyd's of London with the principle of the chewing gum dispenser.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

An old Polish frog... with a huge casket of jewels... and she clicks her teeth and shrugs, "Only Rubbish. Much more in Paris."

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have created a stage set I like, I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle who says she doesn't like blue.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Never in the history of fashion has so little material been raised so high to reveal so much that needs to be covered so badly.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

All I want is the best of everything and there's very little of that left

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

What is elegance? Soap and water!

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Cecil Beaton

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes