Quotes by fashions

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  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    It is fancy rather than taste which produces so many new fashions.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
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    A truth looks freshest in the fashions of the day.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
    Charles Baudelaire
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    All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Based on a lifetime of observations and a few decades in the markets, I understand that societies, beliefs and fashions all move in long arcs of time. We call these arcs several things: cycles, periods, eras.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
  • Yves Saint-Laurent
    Yves Saint-Laurent
    French fashion designer 1936-2008
    Yves Saint-Laurent
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    Fashions fade, but style is eternal.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.
  • Lillian Hellman
    Lillian Hellman
    American playwright 1905-1984
    Lillian Hellman
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    I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    It is new fancy rathert than taste which produces so many new fashions.
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
    American author and journalist 1952-
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    Look back, to slavery, to suffrage, to integration and one thing is clear. Fashions in bigotry come and go. The right thing lasts.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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    People in America, of course, live in all sorts of fashions, because they are foreigners, or unlucky, or depraved, or without ambition; people live like that, but Americans live in white detached houses with green shutters. Rigidly, blindly, the dream takes precedence.
  • Alighieri Dante
    Alighieri Dante
    Italian philosopher and poet 1265-1321
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    The customs and fashions of men change like leaves on the bough, some of which go and others come.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    The person who in shaky times also wavers only increases the evil, but the person of firm decision fashions the universe.
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