Quotation Explorer - 'Dress'

A writer will divine a metaphor from a pattern on a dress, or a gesture, because sunsets have been done before. - Brandi L. Bates
Life is not a dress rehearsal, you don't get another go. - Lawrence T. Holman
Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.
Fear plays an interesting role in our lives. How dare we let it motivate us? How dare we let it into our decision making; into our livelihoods; into our relationships? It's funny isn't it? We take a day a year to dress up, in costume and celebrate fear.
I plan to be a sinner tonight. Could've been something else, but looked way too good in my red dress to be anything Christian. - Alysia Harris
Language is the dress of thought. - Samuel Johnson
Tomorrow when you wake up, be aware of how you dress your thoughts and emotions, because at the end of the day no matter what you look like, if your inner being isn't beautiful, neither are you. - Nikki Rowe
Dessert is to a meal what a dress is to a woman. - Béatrice Peltre
One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress. - Karl Lagerfeld
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
Mom, I feel good. This dress makes me feel like someone I didn't know I could be. I've never owned anything like it. But if when you see this - when you see me- you think it's a pity, that it's a shame I didn't lose a few, then screw you, Mom. Try harder. - Julie Murphy
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman. - Coco Chanel
Language is the dress of thoughts. - Samual Jackson
Natasha, in her lilac silk dress trimmed with black lace walked, as women can walk, with the more repose and stateliness the greater the pain and shame in her soul. - Leo Tolstoy
No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit. - Sir Frederick G. Banting
Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress. - Coco Chanel
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
Mannequins can't dress themselves. Stones go wherever you throw them. - Marty Rubin
The smallest act of kindness makes you more beautiful than any expensive dress or make up. - Debasish Mridha
Dress for the position you want, not the position you have. - santosh inani
An aged man is but a paltry thing,A tattered coat upon a stick, unlessSoul clap its hands and sing, and louder singFor every tatter in its mortal dress - W.B. Yeats
Perhaps Fate laid out your life for you like a dress on a bed, and you could either wear it or go naked. - Laini Taylor
You win a few, you lose a few. Some get rained out. But you got to dress for all of them. - Satchel Paige
There is no way to undo something already done, or to dress up a naked truth. - Dixie Waters
Our stomachs live in towns," said Mma Potokwani, patting the front of her dress. 'That is where the work is. Our stomachs know that. But our hearts are usually somewhere else. - Alexander McCall Smith
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
Rome is a broken mirror, the falling straps of a dress, a puzzle of astonishing complexity. It is an iceberg floating below our terrace, all its ballasts hidden beneath the surface. - Anthony Doerr
But I'll tell you more about that later... or maybe I won't, because some wounds just don't heal even if you talk them out. On the contrary, the more you dress them up in words, the more they bleed. - Subcomandante Marcos
Love Is How You Dress - Maurys Gaucho
I would rather wear a suit everyday and be respected than dress half naked and be disrespected. - Bianca Frazier
In an exhibition wherein paintings of nudes were commonplace, that of Madame Gautreau in her black evening dress was considered scandalously erotic. -from The Greater Journey - David McCullough
Love Is How You How You Dress - Maurys Gaucho
Gone are the days when girls used to cook like their mothers and boys used to dress like their fathers. Now girls drink like their fathers and boys dress like their mothers. - Habeeb Akande
If all of our sins, bad habits, and poor choices were permanently inked into our skin like tattoos, we would all dress quite modestly. - Richelle E. Goodrich
A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view. - Sophia Loren
People are always telling me that i'm not like other girls...that i dont dress like other girls...that i dont act like other girls. But i'm my OWN person...i go to the beat of my own drum. - Miley Cyrus
Nice dress. Take it off. - Janet Evanovich
She wore his flowerIn her hairScent of amberSweetened the airHer dress was whiteHer feet bareHe found heavenWaiting thereShe is aliveIn his painful sigh... - Dinesh Kumar Biran
I don't wear the opinions of others anymore, I learnt to dress myself. - Nikki Rowe
I was starting to hate my sixteenth birthday. A poufy white dress and a cake with roses made out of pink icing and awkward dancing with boys in awkward suits was starting to sound like a great alternative. Seriously. Sign my up, I wouldn't even complain. - Alyxandria Harvey
A girl’s got to use what she’s given and I’m not going to make a guy drool the way a Britney video does. So I take it to extremes. I don’t say I dress sexily on stage - what I do is so extreme. It’s meant to make guys think: ‘I don’t know if this is sexy or just weird. - Lady Gaga
Put even the plainest woman into a beautiful dress and unconsciously she will try to live up to it. - Lady Duff-Gordon
What an immense power over the life is the power of possessing distinct aims. The voice, the dress, the look, the very motions of a person, define and alter when he or she begins to live for a reason.
My mother’s dress bears the stains of her life:blueberries, blood, bleach, and breast milk;She cradles in her arms a lifetime of love and sorrow;Its brilliance nearly blinds me. - Brenda Sutton Rose
Let's go old school to impress people. Wear a smile, rather than a branded dress. Crease out our differences with understanding. And, use empathy, care, and patience as accessories. Then, let's make a conversation, not talk. Ah, what a fine world it would be! Fine, pure and minus artifice. - Saru Singhal
Wear scarlet! Tear the green lemonsoff the tree! I don't wantto forget who I am, what has burned in me,and hang limp and clean, an empty dress - - Denise Levertov
-"you dress to impress"-"No Angel,I undress to impress - Becca Fitzpatrick Finale
The groom should not see you in the dress just before the wedding, that’s bad luck. You know what’s worst luck? Is getting married, itself. I’ve read studies. It’s like 2 out of 3 of those end in divorce, sometimes more. 3 out of 2, some. - Hank Moody
I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me. - Bette Midler
A fine dress on a homely maiden is never enough of a distraction. It can convey a sense of wealth and its accompanying attractions, but it can never truly compensate for a plain face. - Laura Moncur
I'm not ashamed to dress "like a woman" because I don't think it's shameful to be a woman. - Iggy Pop
People wonder why I always dress professionally. I want to be admired for my intelligence, instead of my body. - Bianca Frazier
A person who is truly worth trusting hardly appreciates the praise from the people on own dress or face, but sadly most have craze to find one or the other ways to get only the same from all in own network. - Anuj Somany
If I want to dress up like Princess Leia and lightsaber fight the clone army in my living room, well the Han Solo in my life is just going to have to accept it. - Michelle M. Pillow
Work like an angel, dress like a demon, live like a ghost, and dream like a human. - Rebecca McKinsey
I can't help frowning. "But Madison designed that cocktail dress herself... - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
You cannot score a goal when you are sitting on the bench. To do so, you have to dress up and enter the game. - Israelmore Ayivor
Dawn wore a pink dress and crept across the land like a timid girl. Her sister Morning followed, dressed in blue, the sun a dazzling locket on her breast. - Robert F. Young
In this so called high-society there is value of a dress but not of a person.So give me less food but give me on a big table. - Vikram Singh Slathia
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
Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress. - Kiera Cass
We can lie in the language of dress or try ot tell the truth; but unless we are naked and bald, it is impossible to be silent.
Nerds don't just happen to dress informally. They do it too consistently. Consciously or not, they dress informally as a prophylactic measure against stupidity. - Paul Graham
When a man plays a woman in a dress, you're halfway there. It's inherently funny. When a woman plays a man, for whatever reason, it's not that instant kind of funny. - Tina Fey
There's no difference between a madman and a professor...it should be clear to you in the way they dress, act and think. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners. - George Bernard Shaw
To dress up today in the threadbare garments of yesterday is to create an impoverished tomorrow. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Downtown, a dress for Meg- I do it every time I kill a man. - James Ellroy
Must have a lot of male customers to let her dress like that. Nice view. - Dianne Harman Cornered Coyote
Don't wait for people to dress your bed for you, do it yourself and you'll be glad to sleep and feel relaxed. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it. - Yves Saint-Laurent
It’s not the dress you wear; it is your attitude that can express that you really care. - Debasish Mridha
Who saidI can't wear my ConverseWith my dress, well babyThat's just me! - Demi Lovato
If you look good and dress well, you don't need a purpose in life.
Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress. - George Eliot
Error, indeed is never set forth in its naked deformity, lest, being thus exposed, it should at once be detected. But it is craftily decked out in an attractive dress, so as, by its outward form, to make it appear to the inexperienced more true than truth itself. - Irenaeus of Lyons
True beauty is not in your face or in your dress but in your dignity. - Debasish Mridha
Truth in her dress finds facts too tight. In fiction she moves with ease. - Rabindranath Tagore
I have some bad news. Bjork cannot be here tonight. She was trying on her Oscar dress and Dick Cheney shot her. - Jon Stewart
World is in a mess with widespread stress in life because of the fact that most people often try to impress those who have just put on a beautiful dress rather than truly appreciating a beautiful person. - Anuj Somany
Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress. - Coco Chanel
Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress. - Karl Lagerfeld
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably. - George Bernard Shaw
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Many in America, as one social historian wrote, 'believed implicitly that New York's social leaders went to bed in full evening dress, brushed their teeth in vintage champagne, married their daughters without exception to shady French counts, and arrayed their poodle dogs in diamond tiaras.'... - Greg King
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