82 Staying Classy Quotes and Sayings

Classy defines things that have a class—staying classy means the elegance and excellence of someone or something. Staying classy isn’t about fancy clothes or other expensive items. It’s about having a great individual personality and a unique character. “Staying classy” doesn’t mean being arrogant. You must cultivate respect, which means respect for everyone, including yourself. Stay polite to others and show genuine interest in people. There are several collections of classy quotes and sayings that can be used as your inspiration.

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

True class can never receive the highest grade..for its grade is endless.     – Denise Newsome

I like the word ‘indolence’. It makes my laziness seem classy. – Bernard Williams

Black is a great colour when it comes to being safe and classy. It looks great on any body type and can be paired with anything. So when in doubt, go for black. – Karishma Tanna

Dressing well is a form of good manners.     – Tom Ford

I love shopping; I’m a jeans and a T-shirt kind of girl, but I go classy when I dress up – with a little bit of sexy. – Adrianne Palicki

I have become convinced that everything that is classy doesn’t go away. – Adam West

You may be a princess or the richest woman in the world, but you cannot be more than a lady     – Lady Randolph Churchill

I don’t consider myself a goody-goody, but I like to be perceived as classy. – Kristen Johnston

I change my style maybe every month. I’m, like, punk one month, ghetto fab the next, classy the next. I’m just young and finding out who I am. – Kylie Jenner

Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.     – Winston Churchill

My one thing is respect. I don’t care about anything else. You should respect everyone around you – the people who work for you, peers. Be classy. – Charli XCX

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

Ah, dinner time. A time when you can class it up, or inadvertently do the opposite.     – Sara Altschule

Swanky means classy and funky. – Jidenna

I like low-maintenance girls, but at the same time, classy. She needs to take care of herself. But also be a girl who isn’t afraid to get sweaty and play basketball, so it’s cool if she’s a tomboy. – Chris Brown

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.     – Laurence Sterne

Every woman is after a kind of classy image. – Evangeline Lilly

She’s just a very classy lady, always knows what to say and how to approach someone; she is very caring.     – Joy Smith

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo da Vinci

I don’t understand the rewarding of behavior that is less than classy. I don’t get it. – Bonnie Hunt

I really like the retro look. My regular clothing, I like to always keep it classy and I like to kind of be more dressed up more of the time. I’m not really someone you see in sweatpants a lot. – Aly Raisman

Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.     – Plato

Justin Bieber and I are going to get married someday. I also like Tom Cruise. He’s very classy. – Bar Refaeli

Bad boys are classy and refined. For example, even though Donald Trump came from money and a privileged lifestyle, he’s a man’s man. – Frank Vincent

Being stylish is about enjoying your life and expressing yourself and your inner light.     – Tori Amos

Respect is love in plain clothes.     – Frankie Byrne

It is by now beyond question that Elton John is a competent and classy entertainer. Few people who have achieved his popularity have succeeded in maintaining his standards for performance and professionalism. – Jon Landau

My one thing is respect. I don’t care about anything else. You should respect everyone around you – the people who work for you, peers. Be classy. – Charli XCX

‘Frasier’ was a classy gig. I didn’t for one minute think it was less prestigious or artistic than doing a play. – John Mahoney

A person with grace is somebody who’s socially graceful or is a classy person, but sometimes you just feel the opposite of that, and you just feel like a jerk and a loser and a weirdo. – Matt Berninger

Chic is when a woman is in harmony with herself.     – Giambattista Valli

Television will always err on the side of making something not quite as classy as it could be. – Itzhak Perlman

The Rooneys are very classy. They’re very deliberate with their decision-making. Once you’re part of that family, Steeler nation, they treat you with respect. You don’t have a lot of rambunctious players running around. – Tony Dorsett

Chic is a combination of style and fashion.     – Elizabeth Hawes

My whole life is classical now. Except my wife. I don’t have a classical wife. I have a classy wife, but I don’t have a classical wife. – Alec Baldwin

I don’t know why so many people in America hate Hillary Clinton; I found her to be one of the most gracious, intelligent, perceptive, and, yes, classy women I have ever met. – Peter Navarro

Being classy is my teenage rebellion.     – Rebecca Mckinsey

I like Princess Kate. I think her style is really great. She’s really, really classy and always really sophisticated. – Aly Raisman James

Brown is the perfect example of flashy but classy. Classy doesn’t have to mean boring. His gear was flamboyant but without being so over the top. The cape was probably the biggest part of his persona. He looked like Superman. – Mayer Hawthorne

It is not chic to be too chic.     – Elsie de Wolfe

I think there is a way to be formal and elegant and classy, but more modern. Brad Pitt has been changing it, and Will Smith has been doing it in his own way. – Steven Cojocaru

People have a hard time making me dress up to look like a classy gal. – Judy Holliday

Always be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate version of somebody else.     – Judy Garland

I love to shop at BCBG, because it’s classy and elegant but a little bit sexy. It fits who I am in one store. – Emeraude Toubia Meryl

Streep is my favorite actor. She is so classy and a brilliant actress. Her performance in ‘Sophie’s Choice’ just kills me. – Brittany Curran

To be truly elegant one should not be noticed.     – Beau Brummell

I dress in a sophisticated and classy way – I always dress in a way I know my mother wouldn’t be embarrassed to see. – Jessie Ware

We’re very sensitive about what we do, or don’t do. We’re sassy and classy. – Nicole Scherzinger

Elegant is not what you wear, and it’s not about how you wear it, but it’s more about who you are.     – Alber Elbaz

We have classy things and sexy things. We like to look pretty, no matter how big we get. – Carol Johnson

Braininess is not attractive unless combined with some signs of elegance; class. – Alice Munro

I love rose gold – it’s just beautiful and classy and timeless. – Madelaine Petsch

I don’t consider myself a goody-goody, but I like to be perceived as classy. – Kristen Johnston

Fashion fades, only style remains the same. – Coco Chanel

I got my style from my mom, she was a classy lady. – Big Freedia

If you as a person are already classy, elegant and modest, then the lingerie that you wear is going to complement that. – Latoya Jones

In character, in manner, in style, in all the things, the supreme excellence is simplicity. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We can still be sexy and vibrant, fashionable, classy, and fly until the day we die! – Tina Knowles

Elegance is a glowing inner peace. Grace is an ability to give as well as to receive and be thankful. Mystery is a hidden laugh always ready to surface! Glamour only radiates if there is a sublime courage & bravery within: glamour is like the moon; it only shines because the sun is there. – C. JoyBell C.

Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak. – Rachel Zoe

I see myself as sexy. If you are comfortable with it, it can be very classy and appealing. – Aaliyah

Being male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of age. But being a gentleman is a matter of choice. – Vin Diesel

It’s ok to be sassy, but I’ll never be trashy, it’s ok to be nasty, but you got to keep it classy now. – Joss Stone

Pair kurtas with cigarette pants, formal pants or palazzos for a more relaxed yet classy look. – Masaba Gupta

The most sophisticated people I know – inside they are all children. – Jim Henson

I don’t care how stylish something is if it doesn’t flatter me. – Ali Larter

I love Audrey Hepburn. I thought she was very classy. – Emily Osment

A guy wants a classy girl who is smart and has goals – someone that he would not be afraid to bring home home to his parents. The expression a woman wears on her face is more important than the clothes she wears on her back. – Dale Carnegie

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

The Kate Spade woman is a classy sort of working woman who’s still stylish. – KiKi Layne

I try to dress classy and dance cheesy. – Psy

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

Most of my avant garde fashion is saved for my videos and for the stage. In real life, I tend towards a classy, black Goth look. I love black, a few sparkles, false eyelashes and boots. But when I perform, I love fantasy and props. – Jane Badler

I am the the type to have a personal experience with a celebrity, but I’m too classy to bring that up. – Todd Barry

Gucci is classy ,Armani is trendy. – Sara Zaker

Fashion brands don’t make you elegant ,it’s about being classy inside . – Manish Pande

Reba is very, very close to everyone around her. She’s a classy lady. – Faith Hill

I never saw a classy girl with a dirty handbag , it destroys style and elegance . – Sarah Polin

The academy awards in England; it’s a classy affair as well. – Brenda Blethyn

Who looks classy in a mermaid suit ,except a mermaid. – Mario

They do very classy, sexy television in the U.S. – and they pay a lot more, so there’s always that draw! – Jamie Dornan

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