Quotations on Clothes

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A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Wedding, Advice, Clothes, Woman)

She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
- Louisa May Alcott
(Keywords: Character, Clothes, Influence, Instinct, Magic, Manners, Worth)

The clothes back in those days were made so much better than clothes are today. They actually took time to make clothes to fit a woman's body. Today they make clothes that fit sizes, so it stretches to fit this and that.
- Debbie Allen
(Keywords: Time, Body, Clothes, Today, Woman)

Being an actress is similar to trying to fit in with the popular kids in high school. You're expected to drive the right car, wear the right clothes and say the right things.
- Lauren Ambrose
(Keywords: Car, Being, Clothes, Kids, Popular, Right, School, Trying)

I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves - that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness.
- Giorgio Armani
(Keywords: Happiness, People, Feelings, Clothes, Confidence)

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.
- Arthur Ashe
(Keywords: Appearance, Clothes, Man, Manners)

As a designer, you have to solve a lot of problems. Even though people are wearing clothes that are supposed to look beautiful, they'll have to do all kinds of things.
- Colleen Atwood
(Keywords: People, Clothes, Problems)

I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.
- Dan Aykroyd
(Keywords: Love, Character, Clothes, Play, School, Trying)

I adore clothes, I adore drinking. I just don't have the time or the inclination to totally indulge in it.
- Christine Baranski
(Keywords: Time, Clothes, Drinking)

You can take any one of our stories that we use right now, put western clothes on us, stick us out in the west and they'll work just as well - any single one of them - because they're stories about people, they're stories about things.
- Majel Barrett
(Keywords: Work, People, Clothes, Now, Right)

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Appearance, Clothes, Man, Manners)

I rarely wear clothes when I'm home by myself. I love making breakfast naked. But you've got to make sure the gardener's not coming that day.
- Kristen Bell
(Keywords: Home, Love, Clothes, Day)

For some ungodly reason, I end up being naked in a lot of stuff. But there is a certain grace and kudos that come with taking your clothes off on the first day, a respect that is given by the rest of the cast.
- Paul Bettany
(Keywords: Being, Clothes, Day, End, First, Grace, Reason, Respect, Rest)

I've been involved with sports my whole life, which made clothes and makeup and handbags not that important as a kid. I just didn't care.
- Jessica Biel
(Keywords: Sports, Life, Care, Clothes, Makeup)

I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be?
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Funny, Clothes, Dress, Months)

Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Keywords: Music, Food, Clothes, First, Want)

The Paris peace talks kept a roof over my head and food on the table and clothes on my back because if something was said going in or coming out, I had the rent for the month.
- Ed Bradley
(Keywords: Food, Peace, Clothes, Paris)

I've been to nudist beaches, like twice. But honestly, I just don't want to see these people naked. Most people look better with their clothes on, and the few that don't, look better than you, so why bother?
- Peter Buck
(Keywords: People, Clothes, Want)

A drunkard would not give money to sober people. He said they would only eat it, and buy clothes and send their children to school with it.
- Samuel Butler
(Keywords: Money, People, Children, Clothes, School)

My only interest in women's clothes is what's underneath them.
- Lynda Carter
(Keywords: Women, Clothes, Interest)

Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
- Raymond Chandler
(Keywords: Love, Kiss, Alcohol, Clothes, First, Magic, Routine)

You go from movies where you are wearing nice clothes and you're trying to smell good to a movie where you are in water and you are wet all day, and you are dealing with that elements, it gets rough, but it was definitely something I wanted to try.
- Morris Chestnut
(Keywords: Movies, Clothes, Day, Trying, Water)

Clothes are part of the character. They can't but help inform who you are.
- Jill Clayburgh
(Keywords: Character, Clothes, Help)

I never thought of myself in comedy at all... I loved going to the theatre and seeing people wearing beautiful clothes come down the staircase and start to dance.
- Imogene Coca
(Keywords: Thought, People, Dance, Clothes, Comedy, Theatre)

Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
- Bill Cosby
(Keywords: Music, Time, Clothes, Generations, Nothing, Passion, Procrastination)

On TV people look at your hair and then they look at your skin, and then they look at your clothes, and by the time they're listening to what you're saying, you're off the screen.
- Doug Coupland
(Keywords: Time, People, Clothes, Hair, Listening, Saying, Skin)

I would like to do a part that would stretch me. In America it seems to me that you just take your clothes off and that helps, but I wouldn't want to do that.
- Courteney Cox
(Keywords: America, Clothes, Want)

It's the clothes that influence the music I'm going to play.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Music, Clothes, Influence, Play)

It's not like I was trying to be sexy but I had to get fit because I had to be able to do stunts. Also I wanted that, if Bond took his clothes off, he looked like a man who did what he did, which was kill people for a living. I thought the only way to do that was to work out and get fit and buff and get physically into shape.
- Daniel Craig
(Keywords: Work, Thought, People, Clothes, Living, Man, Trying)

There are tons of people who are late to trends by nature and adopt a trend after it's no longer in fashion. They exist in mutual funds. They exist in clothes. They exist in cars. They exist in lifestyles.
- Jim Cramer
(Keywords: Nature, People, Clothes, Fashion)

I love the fashion world. I love clothes. I love style.
- Kaley Cuoco
(Keywords: Love, Clothes, Fashion, Style, World)

Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they serve.
- Clarence Darrow
(Keywords: People, Clothes, Laws)

This dapper little mouse that wore such cute clothes and said such interesting things, yeah. I thought it was a great idea to have a mouse like that in your family, so now I get to see what it was like.
- Geena Davis
(Keywords: Family, Thought, Idea, Clothes, Cute, Mouse, Now)

I had more clothes than I had closets, more cars than garage space, but no money.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Keywords: Money, Clothes, Space)

Judge not a man by his clothes, but by his wife's clothes.
- Thomas R. Dewar
(Keywords: Wife, Clothes, Man)

The idea of taking off my shoes and trying on all these clothes is so exhausting, I just leave.
- Lexa Doig
(Keywords: Idea, Clothes, Trying)

Women's fashion is a subtle form of bondage. It's men's way of binding them. We put them in these tight, high-heeled shoes, we make them wear these tight clothes and we say they look sexy. But they're actually tied up.
- David Duchovny
(Keywords: Men, Women, Clothes, Fashion)

For the longest time, I thought I was a boy. I really did. I wore boys' clothes, played tag football.
- Eliza Dushku
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Boys, Clothes, Football)

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Genius, Clothes, Common sense)

I honestly believe that advertising is the most fun you can have with your clothes on.
- Jerry Della Femina
(Keywords: Advertising, Clothes, Fun)

There are things in American culture that want to wipe the class distinction. Blue jeans. Ready-made clothes. Coca-Cola.
- Leslie Fiedler
(Keywords: American, Class, Clothes, Culture, Want)

I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.
- Albert Finney
(Keywords: Hope, Clothes, Day, Film, Will)

Little girls love dolls. They just don't love doll clothes. We've got four thousand dolls and ain't one of them got a stitch of clothes on.
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Keywords: Love, Clothes, Girls)

It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: People, Blind, Clothes, Eye, Houses, Ruin, Want)

Most people have a passive relationship with music and clothes, with culture. But music was my first contact with anything creative. Music is it, as far as I'm concerned.
- Martin Freeman
(Keywords: Music, People, Clothes, Culture, First)

To say something nice about yourself, this is the hardest thing in the world for people to do. They'd rather take their clothes off.
- Nancy Friday
(Keywords: People, Clothes, World)

My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains.
- Du Fu
(Keywords: Time, Heart, Clothes, Spring, Water, World)

Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Change, People, Clothes, Man, Will)

Life stands before me like an eternal spring with new and brilliant clothes.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Keywords: Life, Clothes, Spring)

Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it.
- Ellen Goodman
(Keywords: Car, Work, Clothes, Day, Driving, Job, Order)



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