Scented Quote of the Day Archives

Scented Quote of the Day, from Peter Altenberg:

 Perfume"As a child, rummaging around in the drawers of my beloved, oh so beautiful Mama, the desk made of mahogany and cut glass, I found an empty perfume bottle which still retained the potent scent of an unidentified fragrance.Many...

Perfume Quote of the Day from Nebuchadnezzar II:

"I anoint myself everyday with oil, burn perfumes and use cosmetics that make me worthier of worshipping thee." This said in prayer to God Marduk by Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II who reigned circa 605 BC-562 BCPhoto is of a representation...

{Perfume Quote of the Day} from Colette:

The writer Colette reports that the scent of the lilies were so heady in the garden of her mother, Sidonie, that the latter would ask her to shut out their smell by closing the garden gate a little and...

{Perfume Quote of the Day} from Tom Ford:

 "Compared to other things I do, creating perfumes is relatively painless. Sometimes you kill yourself for designs, a shirt that's gone in a season and then the collection is over and you have to think of something new. There's...

Scented Quote of the Day, from T.S. Eliot:

"I have smeltCorruption in the dish, incense in the latrine, theSewer in the incense, the smell of the sweet soap in the woodpath, a hellish sweet scent in the woodpath...while the ground heaved." Murder in the Cathedral Photo is of a...

Scented Quote of the Day, from Anonymous:

"The main fact about latter-day perfumery is that the only crime is to vary it. Many fashionable women have chosen a distinctive flower, which they always wear but there is no unwritten law against the varying of the blossom". (1902)Picture...

Scented Quote of the Day, from Dominique Ropion:

 "I for one love perfumes that unveil themselves, that one does not understand immediately; but what is truly moving, what everyone is seeking, is that scent which is closest to skin. The reality of sensuality. " Note: Dominique Ropion is the...

Scented Quote of the Day, from Serge Lutens:

 Given the question, "what is your philosophical recipe for happiness?" Serge Lutens answers: One day I heard a sentence -- was it in a movie? -- that summarizes my philosophy pretty well: "When the gods want to punish you, they...