Quotation Explorer - 'Clothes'

We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion. It’s like hunger and thirst you need them both. - Karl Lagerfeld
Prostitutes are paid for taking their clothes off. Celebrities are paid for putting others' clothes on. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
All I know is that right now I wanna rip your clothes off right here in the middle of this hall and throw you in one of these classrooms and kiss every square inch of your body, while a bunch of people who drive minivans listen wishing they were us. - vampire diaries
Just because I have rice on my clothes doesn't mean I've been to a wedding. A chinese man threw up on me. - Phyllis Diller
Sex is a bad thing because it rumples the clothes.
Clothes are a homeless man’s home. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Have you ever taken something out of the clothes hamper because it had become, relatively, the cleanest thing? - Katharine Whitehorn
Hello, IT... Have you tried turning it off and on again?... OK, well, the button on the side. Is it glowing?... Yeah, you need to turn it on.... Err, the button turns it on.... Yeah, you do know how a button works, don't you?... No, not on clothes... I'm sorry, are you from the past? - Graham Linehan
In your clothes avoid too much gaudiness; do not value yourself upon an embroidered gown; and remember that a reasonable word, or an obliging look, will gain you more respect than all your fine trappings. - Sir George Savile
Life is cold; I will put on my clothes and wear my shoes - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
In a dispassionate view the ardour for reform, improvement for virtue, for knowledge, and even beauty is only a vein sticking up for appearances as though one were anxious about the cut of ones clothes in a community of blind men. - Joseph Conrad
Ma had been very fashionable, before she married Pa, and a dressmaker had made her clothes. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality. - Karl Lagerfeld
No one gets up after death-there is no applause-there is only silence and some second-hand clothes, and that's death. - Tom Stoppard
Poverty has deceived many of us into believing that some people who are in that state love the food, clothes, places, and people that they do not even like. The same can be said about wealth. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it. - Ellen Goodman
If men could be bought like clothes at an outlet, only then would women always get what they bargained for. - Matshona Dhliwayo
And watch two men washing clothes,one makes dry clothes wet. The other makes wet clothes dry. they seem to be thwarting each other, but their work is a perfect harmony.Every holy person seems to have a different doctrine and practice, but there's really only one work. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes. - Henry David Thoreau
It is good to dress in fair clothes to dine with friends. It honors your host, if you are a guest; and your guest if you are a host. And both adorn the feast, and so celebrate the gifts of the world. - Alison Croggon
Keeping your clothes well pressed will keep you from looking hard pressed. - Coleman Cox
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor. - Neil Gaiman
You don't buy all the clothes in the market. You choose slowly and carefully, asking the prices for each before buying. The same way you choose your friends, by looking into their lives carefully, before taking any as a companion, then dropping those that are not relevant. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Your lips, beloved, are like a honeycomb: honey and milk are under the tongue. And the smell of your clothes is like the smell of my home. - John Berger
I hate when I look in my closet and find clothes instead of Narnia. - H.B. Bolton
You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. - Oscar Wilde
Words are the clothes thoughts wear. - Samuel Beckett
I have had my dream—like others—And it has come to nothing, so thatI remain now carelesslyWith feet planted on the ground,And look up at the sky—Feeling my clothes about me,The weight of my body in my shoes,The rim of my hat, air passing in and outAt my nose—and decide to dream no more. - William Carlos Williams
Lying is the most fun a woman can have without taking her clothes off. - Natalie Portman
Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes. - Henry J. Kaiser
Small and fat and constantly facetious, straw- coloured and destitute of marks, he would have been practically indistinguishable hadn't his constant preference for light-grey clothes, for white hats, for very big cigars and very little stories, done what it could for his identity. - Henry James
In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even clothes, the discussion of fur is childish. - Karl Lagerfeld
For some strange reason I get some of my brightest ideas on the toilet seat, with my clothes on. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
I told you. You don't love someone because of their looks or their clothes or their car. You love them because they sing a song only your heart can understand. - L.J. Smith
No matter how many hours you keep undressing yourself you will never be able to take all your clothes off until you first manage to love your nakedness. - Angelos Michalopoulos
If you use your clothes consciously they can become a way know yourself better and to live more consciously. - Glynis Mackenzie
When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes. - Desiderius Erasmus
Here the whole world (stars, water, air,And field, and forest, as they wereReflected in a single mind)Like cast off clothes was left behindIn ashes, yet with hopes that she,Re-born from holy poverty,In lenten lands, hereafter mayResume them on her Easter Day."(Epitaph for Joy Davidman) - C.S. Lewis
Ah, you big Nancy, there’s nothing to be afraid of. Seen it many times before. They come and go, boy, never change. It’s the same type from the very beginning. Nothing’s changed except the clothes and technology. - William Elias
Women have a passion for mathematics. They divide their age in half, double the price of their clothes, and always add at least five years to the age of their best friend. - Marcel Achard
I've been quite a late developer on the clothes front, but I've suddenly realised it is one of life's joys. - Benedict Cumberbatch
Reading poetry is like undressing before a bath. You don't undress out of fear that your clothes will become wet. You undress because you want the water to touch you. You want to completely immerse yourself in the feeling of the water and to emerge anew. - Kamand Kojouri
People like us are dead to society unless we’re pretentious, tell people what they want to hear, take off our clothes, or pretend to be like them. - Donna Lynn Hope
They said it was to be a revolutionary house, free of class struggle, no servants’ rooms because they didn’t believe in laundry maids or cooks.Nobody does, really. Why should they? Only in having clean clothes, clean floors, and enchiladas tapatias. - Barbara Kingsolver
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind. - Leonardo da Vinci
We buy our way out of jail but we can't buy freedom, We buy a lot of clothes when we don't really need them, Things we buy to cover up what's inside. - Kanye West
People who do not eat butterflies will wear their clothes the wrong way, and people who wear their clothes the wrong way are inviting lemmings inside." -- Muzhduk the Ugli the Third - Alexander Boldizar
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes. - Don Marquis
Don't look shy if you wear rag and people gag, many are in the grave wearing skeleton, and you should even be happier for wearing a skin without clothes. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Miss, I'd gladly pay you to remove your clothes. - David Scheier
Not only can I teach you math, I can teach you math in bed, Jordan. You know, I'll add the bed, you subtract the clothes, you divide the legs, and I'll multiply - Miranda Kenneally
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. - Henry Kaiser
If kindness isn't your strong suit, then you need to change clothes. - Donna Marie Timney
jace's clothes had been clean,stylish,ordinary. Sebastian had been wearing a long black wool trench coat that had looked expensive. Like an evil Burbeery ad, Simon said when she was done. - Cassandra Clare
My earliest poems appear almost skeletal to me now - it seems I've learned to add meat, muscle and a nice suit of clothes. - Wanda Lea Brayton
The passion of the collector when confronted with a rare item, the enthusiasm of a hunter who sees a fine, handsome beast, can give us no idea of the tremendous love of clothes in some women. - Benito Pérez Galdós
I'm a fan of laundry: the smell of fabric softener, the warm clothes in your hands. It's so good.
I peeled the skin off a grape in slippery little triangles, and I understood then that I would be undressing every item of food I could because my clothes would be staying on. - Aimee Bender
Dont let her clothes down for your sexual need. - Muhammad Saqib
So many problems, however infinitely varied they first appear, turn out to be matters of money. I can't tell you how much this offends me. The value of money is a scam perpetrated by those who have it over those who dont; it's the Emperor's New Clothes gone global. - Karen Joy Fowler
Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are - rassool jibraeel snyman
I just thought: Oh goodness, you can wear nice clothes and get your hair done and still be a feminist and a serious intellectual. - Jacqueline Rose
Pardon all runners,All speechless, alien winds,All mad waters.Pardon their impulses,Their wild attitudes,Their young flights, their reticence.When a message has no clothes onHow can it be spoken. - Thomas Merton
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful. - Kahlil Gibran
Camille, a few feet away, looked like a gypsy who had mislaid his violin and had been searching for it in a hedgerow; he frustrated daily the best efforts of an expensive tailor, wearing his clothes as a subtle comment on the collapsing social order. - Hilary Mantel
Some wear greed as a fine suit of clothes. But you, my son, bear its stamp ever more poorly. - Patrick deWitt
Through tattered clothes great vices do appear; Robes and furred gowns hide all. - William Shakespeare
Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
We’re naked under our clothes; we both know what it’s like to need to fart and hold it in, or not be able to get a hard-on, or worry that a bloke across the room might be looking at your bird and you might have to fight him but he looks well hard. - Russell Brand
I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes. - Henry David Thoreau
Reading books is like wearing winter clothes; it covers and warms up the body of your naked soul. - Munia Khan
I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they are the first to be rescued off of sinking ships. - Gilda Radner
Cut the connection between your clothes and your beliefs, because clothes will not make you something, it won’t make you honest or dishonest, good or bad! Your essence will not change because of what you wear! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is cold, but I will put on my clothes and wear my shoes - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I was born Katie O’Reilly, she began. Poor Irish, but proud of it. I boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger with nothing more than the clothes on my back. And the law at my heels. Titanic Rhapsody - Jina Bacarr
Friends might share clothes and chocolate, but they must share books. Just like you share the same stars, share the same books and you'll never be apart. - Toni Sorenson
Jasper set an intercepting course towards that Rhylonian Star Duster. Maybe we can catch them on their blind side.Doesn’t this ship have a cloak? Jaq asks.Miss Synergy, I don’t know what they teach now a’days at the Academy, but ships do not wear clothes. - Nathan Reese Maher
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Purpose of Philosophy is to fall in Love. To strip the world of all its clothes, and fall in Love with it as it stand before you completely naked. - Ilyas Kassam
When nobody interferes with what you wear and how you wear, you are living in a civilised country at least on the matter of clothes! Happiness and freedom are often the same thing! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I am a fashion person, and fashion is not only about clothes -- it's about all kinds of change - Karl Lagerfeld
You can change the place you live, your clothes, your interests, your friends, your religion and even your partner. However, if you forgot to change your mind, attitude, beliefs about the world, how you treat people and how you plan to be different this time around, why did you even bother? - Shannon L. Alder
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes. - Henry David Thoreau
Skiing consists of wearing $3,000 worth of clothes and equipment and driving 200 miles in the snow in order to stand around at a bar and drink. - P. J. O'Rourke
I was admonished to adopt feminine clothes; I refused, and still refuse. As for other avocations of women, there are plenty of other women to perform them. - Jeanne d'Arc
There is one other reason for dressing well, namely that dogs respect it, and will not attack you in good clothes. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven't had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there. - Yves Saint-Laurent
Your clothes should be tight enough to show you're a woman but loose enough to show you're a lady - Marilyn Monroe
Beds aren't for sleeping, and clothes aren't for bed. - John L. Neidigh
She wore far too much rouge last night and not quite enough clothes. That is always a sign of despair in a woman. - Oscar Wilde
Golf is the most fun I've ever had, with my clothes on.
It is ever so much easier to be good if your clothes are fashionable. - L. M. Montgomery
Never use the word cheap. Today everybody can look chic in inexpensive clothes (the rich buy them too). There is good clothing design on every level today. You can be the chicest thing in the world in a T-shirt and jeans it’s up to you. - Karl Lagerfeld
If I were born a woman, my clothes would be for any man with rough hands to tear down and my body to be made love to by any heart lost enough to love - Prabhukrishna M
Beds ain't for sleeping, and clothes ain't for bed. - treeguy39040
If a man can possess a woman sexually -really possess- he won't need to control her ideas, her opinions, her clothes, her friends, even her other lovers. - Toni Bentley
MESMERISM, n. Hypnotism before it wore good clothes, kept a carriage and asked Incredulity to dinner. - Ambrose Bierce
He with the cleanest clothes isn’t necessarily the cleanest. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Jewelry maybe is more expensive than clothes, but clothes are more important than jewelry. - Amit Kalantri
Words are clothes that thoughts wear - Samuel Butler
True evil is unlikely to receive an invitation from us, so it clothes itself in just enough truth to make itself look appealing and then it looks to unpeel us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I think women are sexy when they got some clothes on. And if later they take them off then you've triumphed. Somebody once said it's what you dont see you're interested in, and this is true. - Groucho Marx
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
The soul of this man is in his clothes. - William Shakespeare
Lots of people think they're charitable if they give away their old clothes and things they don't want.
Looks are part of business. A businessman should never stand out more than his customers. His mannerisms, his clothes, everything about him... Moderation is the key.
Your clothes should be as important as your skin. - Amit Kalantri
Guilty feelings about clothes are totally unnecessary. A lot of people earn their living by making clothes, so you should never feel bad. - Karl Lagerfeld
Either get out of bed or else take your clothes off," he said. "I'm not in the mood to compromise. - Janet Evanovich
While clothes may not make the woman, they certainly have a strong effect on her self-confidence, which, I believe, does make the woman. - Mary Kay Ash
Lady Godiva costume is the most suitable clothes for young red ladies. - Bryanna Reid
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. - Mark Twain
Anyway, there is one thing I have learned and that is not to dress uncomfortably, in styles which hurt: winklepicker shoes that cripple your feet and tight pants that squash your balls. Indian clothes are better. - George Harrison
Torn clothes are funny until your dad gets fired. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Righteous indignation are the very clothes that liars wear - rassool jibraeel snyman
As a child, my clothes were always tailored to be oversized, because I quickly outgrew them and then needed bigger ones. As an adult, I still don't cut my coat according to size - Sola Kosoko
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