Quotes by boot-lace
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American crime fiction author 1942-
Building a mechanical device for its appearance is like putting lace on a bowling ball.
Russian politicial theorist 1814-1876
Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.
American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
Even talking, I'm super-loud. I could never have that kind of meek, little wispy whimsical lavender and lace voice. It comes from my body. There's no way I can fight it.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
British author 1859-1930
I can never bring you to realize the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace.
A. J. Liebling
American journalist 1904-1963
If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.
It is difficult to see why lace should be so expensive; it is mostly holes.
Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
Older women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of colored hair, ecru lace and whalebones, the kind of slap and tat that transvestites are in love with, and no more.
American writer 1902-1983
People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.
English travel writer, novelist and journalist 1940-1989
The history of Buenos Aires is written in its telephone directory. Pompey Romanov, Emilio Rommel, Crespina D. Z. de Rose, Ladislao Radziwil, and Elizabeta Marta Callman de Rothschild - five names taken at random from among the R's - told a story of exile, desolation, disillusion, and anxiety behind lace curtains.
Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
These fragile bodies of touch and taste
This vibrant skin, this hair like lace
Spirits open to the thrust of grace
Never a breath you can afford to waste, when you're
Lovers in a dangerous time
Lovers in a dangerous time...Source: Stealing Fire (1984)
American politician 1940-
This bill is the legislative equivalent of crack. It yields a short-term high but does long-term damage to the system and it's expensive to boot.
American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter 1964-
To me, traveling by bus is like climbing into a closet and watching 'Das Boot.'
French fashion editor 1954-
We are very luck to be women, so even if we're wearing trousers, I always wear them with some lace underwear or a very feminine bra - I like that.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-1997
Admittedly, a homosexual can be conditioned to react sexually to a woman, or to an old boot for that matter. In fact, both homo - and heterosexual experimental subjects have been conditioned to react sexually to an old boot, and you can save a lot of money that way.
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