Quotations on Dress

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There's no way I set out to be a certain kind of symbol - the way I dress is the way I am, the way I live my life.
- Pamela Anderson
(Keywords: Life, Dress, Symbol)

Each simian had a much different body suit, so besides trying to define class across species, there was a definite attempt to dress each group in different styles.
- Colleen Atwood
(Keywords: Body, Class, Dress, Trying)

Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Beauty, Perception, Beginning, Correction, Dress, Fun, Hair, Joy)

I like to play dress up, I'm in love with fashion.
- Fantasia Barrino
(Keywords: Love, Dress, Fashion, Play)

I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have created a stage set I like, I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle who says she doesn't like blue.
- Cecil Beaton
(Keywords: Criticism, Dress, Woman)

Nakedness reveals itself. Nudity is placed on display. The nude is condemned to never being naked. Nudity is a form of dress.
- John Berger
(Keywords: Being, Dress, Nudity)

I know I didn't like that dress 'cause it didn't fit but I thought it was a great picture. We weren't the first band to do a picture in drag; The Rolling Stones were. If it was good enough for them then it had to be good enough for us.
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Keywords: Thought, Dress, First)

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)

I hate the idea of getting in a building that someone else has designed and having to do something to it yourself to sort of dress it up - it's like using presets in your tracks.
- Sean Booth
(Keywords: Idea, Building, Dress, Hate)

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
- James H. Boren
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, Dress, Will)

In junior high school, I was an object of pure ridicule for my dress, withdrawal, and asocial manner. Dozens of times, I saw individuals laugh and smile more in ten to fifteen minutes than I did in all my life up to then.
- Arthur Bremer
(Keywords: Life, Dress, Ridicule, School, Smile)

In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Community, Direction, Dress, Effect, End, Force, Public, Sense)

But I don't have a very good track record with royalty. My dress fell off in front of Prince Charles at the Prince's Trust, so I'm just living up to my reputation.
- Kate Bush
(Keywords: Trust, Dress, Living, Reputation, Royalty)

We try to magnify the difference between Americans and the English. In real life they like the same music and dress the same. It's really much more similar than anyone thinks or how we show it.
- Amanda Bynes
(Keywords: Life, Music, Americans, Difference, Dress, English)

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Architecture, Poetry, Dress, Man, Painting, Schools)

Not addicted to gluttony or drunkenness, this people who incur no expense in food or dress, and whose minds are always bent upon the defence of their country, and on the means of plunder, are wholly employed in the care of their horses and furniture.
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Keywords: Food, People, Care, Country, Dress, Gluttony, Horses)

We lie to one another every day, in the sweetest way, often unconsciously. We dress ourselves and compose ourselves in order to present ourselves to one another.
- John Le Carre
(Keywords: Lie, Day, Dress, Order, Present)

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress, and his tall and elegant figure; the greater part of the men being six feet high.
- George Catlin
(Keywords: Men, Being, Dress, Feet)

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles
(Keywords: Father, Dress, Eyes, Lady)

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Health, Perseverance, Climate, Dress, Exercise, Temperance)

Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Affectation, Dress, Mind, Understanding)

The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Time, Values, Difference, Dress, Man, Neglect, Sense)

I try to bring it across on my record, in my dress, in what I do and what I say because to me humor is important. You should have a dose of that and I guess giving it is what I'm here for.
- Bootsy Collins
(Keywords: Humor, Dress, Giving)

If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film.
- Vin Diesel
(Keywords: Action, Performance, Appreciation, Dress, Film, Understanding)

I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
- Marlene Dietrich
(Keywords: Men, Dress, Fashion, Public)

It takes time and energy, and if I'm working, then I'd rather flop in front of the telly than put on a tiny dress and work out how to get myself to God knows where. I mean, lazy some would call it.
- Daisy Donovan
(Keywords: Time, Work, God, Dress, Energy)

I used to love to play dress-up, where you get your mother's or your grandmother's dresses and high heels.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Love, Mother, Dress, Play)

All those rappers, they're the only glamorous people working in music now. They dress up in these chains of gold, cars, girls and this and that, high-heeled shoes.
- Bryan Ferry
(Keywords: Music, People, Dress, Girls, Gold, Now)

If you want to make an audience laugh, you dress a man up like an old lady and push her down the stairs. If you want to make comedy writers laugh, you push an actual old lady down the stairs.
- Tina Fey
(Keywords: Comedy, Dress, Lady, Man, Old, Stairs, Want, Writers)

Zac Efron is my obsession, we're the same person. We're not actually here, it's like Janet and Michael Jackson. He just puts on his wig and a dress, and it's me, and you don't know that. It's one of the greatest mysteries of all time.
- Megan Fox
(Keywords: Time, Dress, Obsession)

At home it's all Batman and Star Wars and they do gang up on me. Sometimes I don't want to dress up as Darth Vader or play train sets, so I'll go out for a drink with the girls.
- Sadie Frost
(Keywords: Home, Dress, Girls, Play, Want)

I don't really like dressing up. Some people probably think actresses dress up everywhere they go. I'm in sweatpants half the time with my hair in a ponytail.
- Selena Gomez
(Keywords: Time, People, Dress, Hair)

I love color and I love to dress like a woman.
- Lisa Guerrero
(Keywords: Love, Dress, Woman)

I have got one of those faces that change every day: you can dress me up, make me look vampy and then make me look 12 years old. But don't all women do this thing? We all take on these roles.
- Geri Halliwell
(Keywords: Change, Women, Dress, Faces, Old, Years)

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
(Keywords: Imagination, Dress, Reality, World)

I shall ask to see whether they want me in dress clothes or in Japanese.
- Sessue Hayakawa
(Keywords: Clothes, Dress, Want)

Among those best known, their highest ambition is to build American homes, possess American furniture, dress in American clothes, adopt the American style of living and be American citizens.
- Sheldon Jackson
(Keywords: Ambition, American, Clothes, Dress, Living, Style)

Sofia is so active, and she made The Virgin Suicides, which I thought was great - all these things are inspiring to me, not in terms of creating a particular dress, but just in terms of knowing that there is this type of woman out there.
- Marc Jacobs
(Keywords: Thought, Dress, Inspiring, Woman)

I don't think, 'Gee, I'd like to dress this person.' There was a picture in Us magazine. It was a jersey dress, and Courtney Love was wearing it. I have this thing about Courtney Love, this funny worship.
- Marc Jacobs
(Keywords: Funny, Love, Dress, Worship)

One out of forty American men wears women's clothing. We've had more than forty presidents. One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress.
- Allison Janney
(Keywords: Men, Women, American, Dancing, Dress, Office)

Language is the dress of thought.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Thought, Dress, Language)

Yesterday morning I amused myself with an exercise of a talent I once possessed, but have so neglected that my performance might almost be called an experiment. I cut out a dress for one of the women.
- Fanny Kemble
(Keywords: Women, Talent, Performance, Dress, Exercise, Yesterday)

A lot of old guys in movies are like cowboys - they talk like cowboys and they dress like cowboys.
- Val Kilmer
(Keywords: Movies, Cowboys, Dress, Old, Talk)

My manager wants me to dress like a nun and I want to dress like a teenager.
- Anna Kournikova
(Keywords: Manager, Dress, Want)

I'm half Jewish, I'm half black, I look in-between. I dress funny. I play all these different styles of music on one record. It's like, What is he doing?
- Lenny Kravitz
(Keywords: Music, Funny, Dress, Play)

Seeing yourself in print is such an amazing concept: you can get so much attention without having to actually show up somewhere... You don't have to dress up, for instance, and you can't hear them boo you right away.
- Anne Lamott
(Keywords: Attention, Dress, Right)

No education can be of true advantage to young women but that which trains them up in humble industry, in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress.
- William Law
(Keywords: Education, Women, Dress, Living, Modesty)

Where is the harm in the wireless industry?
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Keywords: People, Day, Dress, Hair, Makeup)

For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Age, Opportunity, Day, Dress, Evening, Sky, Stars, Twilight, Youth)

A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.
- Sophia Loren
(Keywords: Purpose, Dress, Woman)



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