Quotes: dress

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  • Lin Yü-tang
    Lin Yü-tang
    Chinese writer 1895-1976
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    All women's dresses are merely variations on the eternal struggle between the admitted desire to dress and the unadmitted desire to undress.
  • Coco Chanel
    Coco Chanel
    French couturier 1883-1971
    Coco Chanel
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    Nothing goes out of fashion sooner than a long dress with a very low neck.
  • Francoise Sagan
    Francoise Sagan
    French authoress 1935-
    Francoise Sagan
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    A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to want to take it off you.
  • Joyce Carey
    Joyce Carey
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    A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
  • Joyce Cary
    Joyce Cary
    Irish novelist 1888-1957
    Joyce Cary
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    A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry, a hundred in dress.
  • American ladies are known abroad for two distinguishing traits (besides, possibly, their beauty and self-reliance), and these are their ill-health and their extravagant devotion to dress.
  • Jacques Prevert
    Jacques Prevert
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    An orange on the table, your dress on the rug, and you in my bed, sweet present of the present, cool of night, warmth of my life.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
    Mary Wortley Montagu
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    Be plain in dress, and sober in your diet; In short, my dear, kiss me and be quiet.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
    William Blake
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    Cruelty has a Human Heart, And jealousy a Human Face; Terror the Human Form Divine, And secrecy the Human Dress. The Human Dress is forged Iron, The Human Form a Fiery Forge, The Human Face a Furnace seal d, The Human Heart its hungry gorge.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
  • Coco Chanel
    Coco Chanel
    French couturier 1883-1971
    Coco Chanel
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    Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
  • Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
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    Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    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.
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