Quotes of Cloth

“ I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Tender-handed stroke a nettle, and it stings you for your pains; Grasp it like a man of mettle, and it soft as silk remains. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality. ”

- Anwar Sadat

“ Few men are of one plain, decided color; most are mixed, shaded or blended; and vary as much from different situations, as changeable silks do from different lights. ”

- Philip Dormer Stanhope

“ I've been on more men's laps than a napkin. ”

- Mae West

“ Unraveling the web of Penelope. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique. ”

- Unknown

“ Women, you overheated dipsomaniacs, never passing up a chance to wangle a drink, a great boon to bartenders but a bane to us — not to mention our crockery and our woolens! ”

- Aristophanes

“ I write because I've always written, can't stop. I am a writing animal. The way a silk worm is a silk-producing animal. ”

- Doris Lessing

“ As crude a weapon as a cave man's club, the chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life. ”

- Rachel Carson

“ Tender handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you for your pains; Grasp it like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains. ”

- Aaron Hill

“ According to her cloth she cut her coat. ”

- John Dryden

“ I'll come no more behind your scenes, David; for the silk stockings and white bosoms of your actresses excite my amorous propensities. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ I am well aware that an addiction to silk underwear does not necessarily imply that one's feet are dirty. None the less, style, like sheer silk, too often hides eczema. ”

- Albert Camus

“ Maud Muller looked and sighed: :Ah me! That I the Judge's bride might be! He would dress me up in silks so fine, And praise and toast me at his wine. ”

- John Greenleaf Whittier

“ And you prate of the wealth of nations, as if it were bought and sold, The wealth of nations is men, not silk and cotton and gold. ”

- Richard Hovey

“ Men will always delight in a woman whose voice is lined with velvet. ”

- Brendan Francis

“ Eventually, if you had a printer that is IPP compliant, that printer will have a Web address and anyone around the world who can get on the Internet can print to that URL. ”

- Robert Palmer

“ I was a tough kid with the jeans, the concert shirt with the flannel over it, the comb in the back pocket and the feathered hair. ”

- Cameron Diaz

“ We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise. ”

- Raquel Welch

“ Out of the sky, the birds, the parrots, the bells, silk, cloth, and drums, out of Sundays dancing, children's words and love words, out of love for the little fists of children, I will build a world, my world with round shoulders. ”

- Aime Cesaire

“ The Boy and the Nettles A boy was stung by a Nettle. He ran home and told his Mother, saying, Although it hurts me very much, I only touched it gently. That was just why it stung you, said his Mother. The next time you touch a Nettle, grasp it boldly, and it will be soft as silk to your hand, and not in the least hurt you… ”

- Aesop

“ Somewhere in the bible it say Jesus hair was like lamb's wool, I say. Well, say Shug, if he came to any of these churches we talking bout he'd have to have it conked before anybody paid him any attention. The last thing niggers want to think about their God is that his hair kinky. ”

- Alice Walker

“ O, this life Is nobler than attending for a check, Richer than doing nothing for a robe, Prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk: Such pain the cap of him that makes him fine Yet keeps his book uncrossed. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ We are ready now to talk to them and we are ready to resolve any outstanding problems,... But we have to keep this fabric of the relations and not only to have ad-hoc solutions... We'd like to have a constant dialogue. ”

- Boris Trajkovski

“ It's quite interesting, those colors. Then there's purple. There's pale blues. There's lots of suede also and there's this raw shantung paired with satin. There's still a little ice blue satin or orange satin. ”

- Karl Lagerfeld

“ And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I am not an American who "will cut the cloth of my conscience to fit this year's fashions.". ”

- Lillian Helman

“ America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth. ”

- Jesse Jackson

“ Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant. ”

- John Greenleaf Whittier
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