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A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Dress
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Dress
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Dress
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
~ Dorothy Parker | ( U.S. short-story writer and poet. ) | 1893-1967 | Dress
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, but not expressed in fancy; rich not gaudy; for the apparel oft proclaims the man.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Dress
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
~ Will Rogers | ( American humorist and actor. ) | 1879-1935 | Dress
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.
~ Bertolt Brecht | ( German writer. ) | 1898-1956 | Dress
quotes Division : German writers   
     
Good clothes open all doors.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Dress
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
~ Charles Dickens | ( British novelist. ) | 1812-1870 | Dress
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Dress
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.
~ Euripides | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | BC 480-BC 406 | Dress
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Dress
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
She wears her clothes as if they were thrown on with a pitch folk.
~ Jonathan Swift | ( Irish-born English satirist. ) | 1667-1745 | Dress
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Sir, a man who cannot get to heaven in a green coat, will not find his way thither the sooner in a gray one.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Dress
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
The apparel oft proclaims the man.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Dress
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
The beauty of the internal nature cannot be so far concealed by its accidental vesture, but that the spirit of its form shall communicate itself to the very disguise and indicate the shape it hides from the manner in which it is worn. A majestic form and graceful motions will express themselves through the most barbarous and tasteless costume.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley | ( English poet. ) | 1792-1822 | Dress
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Dress
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us, and not we, them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast, but they mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking.
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Dress
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Dress
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.
~ William Hazlitt | ( British essayist. ) | 1778-1830 | Dress
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Where's the man could ease a heart, like a satin gown?
~ Dorothy Parker | ( U.S. short-story writer and poet. ) | 1893-1967 | Dress
quotes Division : American writers   
     
You can say what you like about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.
~ Mae West | (American actress and playwright. ) | 1892-1980 | Dress
quotes Division : Actors   
     

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