Quotes of Dress

“ I… chose my wife as she did her wedding-gown, not for a fine glossy surface, but such qualities as would wear well. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ 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

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

- William Hazlitt

“ All the kinds of things... contrary to what the look is,... I could do a high heel with a jumpsuit, or I might do a gown with a desert boot. So it's, again, the contradiction. ”

- Ralph Lauren

“ I dress for women, and I undress for men. ”

- Angie Dickenson

“ The cunning livery of hell. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ You know when you find a great dress, you've gotta hold on to it. ”

- Rachel McAdams

“ Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written. ”

- Mark Twain

“ The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is out-grossing my films. ”

- Paul Newman

“ 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

“ Give me my robe, put on my crown, I have Immortal longings in me. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ After all there is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world. ”

- Douglas William Jerrold

“ Where's the man could ease a heart, like a satin gown? ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ Modesty antedates clothes and will be resumed when clothes are no more. Modesty died when clothes were born. Modesty died when false modesty was born. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women. ”

- Elsa Schiaparelli

“ How to dress? When the money is going from you wear anything you like. When the money is coming to you, dress your best. ”

- Unknown

“ Adversity is the first path to truth. - Don Juan. ”

- George Gordon Byron

“ I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me. ”

- Bette Midler

“ But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom. (Psalms 35:13). ”

- Bible

“ They were attempting to put on Raimant from naked bodies won. ”

- Matthew

“ Every true man's apparel fits your thief. - Measure for Measure. Act iv. Sc. 2. ”

- William Shakespeare

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

- Edward Young

“ Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. ”

- William Makepeace Thackeray

“ My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way. ”

- Henry Youngman

“ Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress. ”

- Coco Chanel

“ 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

“ Not caring, so that sumpter-horse, the back Be hung with gaudy trappings, in what course Yea, rags most beggarly, they clothe the soul. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul. ”

- Mark Twain
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