Quotes of Clothing

“ He was indeed the glass Wherein the noble youth did dress themselves. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ True wit is nature to advantage dressed, what oft was thought, but never so well expressed. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ They take the paper and they read the headlines. So they've heard of unemployment and they've heard of bread-lines. And they philanthropically cure them all by getting up a costume charity ball. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ She wears her clothes as if they were thrown on with a pitch folk. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ God makes, and apparel shapes; but it's money that finishes the man. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, but not expressed in fancy; rich not gaudy; for the apparel oft proclaims the man. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The cunning livery of hell. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Their feet through faithless leather met the dirt, And oftener chang'd their principles than shirt. ”

- Edward Young

“ Don't worry about your life; what you shall eat, or drink, or the clothing for your body. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God. ”

- Alan Havhamess

“ No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to. ”

- Frank Zappa

“ Seek but provision of bread and wine, fools to flatter, and clothing fine; and nothing of God shall ever be thine. ”

- Wes Smith

“ The origins of clothing are not practical. They are mystical and erotic. The primitive man in the wolf-pelt was not keeping dry; he was saying: "Look what I killed. Aren't I the best?". ”

- Katharine Hamnett

“ Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress. ”

- Liz Smith

“ Without discipline the Army would just be a bunch of guys wearing the same color clothing. ”

- Frank Burns

“ When you've seen a nude infant doing a backward somersault you know why clothing exists. ”

- Stephen Fry

“ I don't see how an article of clothing can be indecent. A person, yes. ”

- Robert Anson Heinlein

“ H Stern was one of the first people to let me borrow their diamonds to wear to an awards show. At the Emmys last year, when I was such a has-been, no one would give me a dress. ”

- Teri Hatcher

“ If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it's a compliment, but I just wear whatever feels comfortable. ”

- Shania Twain

“ And she had a garment of divers colours upon her: for with such robes were the king's daughters that were virgins apparelled. Then his servant brought her out, and bolted the door after her. ”

- Bible

“ People need joy quite as much as clothing. Some of them need it far more. ”

- Margaret Collier Graham

“ Let thy attyre bee comely, but not costly. ”

- John Lyly

“ Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination. ”

- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

“ Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Turn round, my boy! How ridiculous you look! What sort of a priest's cassock have you got on? Does everybody at the academy dress like that? ”

- Nikolai Gogol

“ Her polish'd limbs, Veil'd in a simple robe, their best attire; Beyond the pomp of dress; for Loveliness Needs not the foreign aid of ornament, But is, when unadorn'd the most. ”

- James Thomson

“ The nakedness of the indigent world may be clothed from the trimmings of the vain. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ Then the priest shall wash his clothes, and he shall bathe his flesh in water, and afterward he shall come into the camp, and the priest shall be unclean until the even. ”

- Bible

“ I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ And whosoever toucheth any thing that she sat upon shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even. ”

- Bible
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