Quotes about clothes

A collection of quotes on the topic of clothes, cloth, clothing, likeness.

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Jonathan Swift photo

„She wears her clothes, as if they were thrown on her with a pitchfork.“

—  Jonathan Swift Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, and poet 1667 - 1745

Polite Conversation (1738), Dialogue 1

James A. Michener photo
Andrzej Majewski photo

„Man invented clothing to cover the superficial and to discover the inside.“

—  Andrzej Majewski Polish writer and photographer 1966

Aphorisms. Magnum in Parvo (2000)

Richard Adams photo
Nathuram Godse photo

„I was moving around the refugee camps and helping the destitute with food and clothes. But I did not wander half-naked because the refugees were naked.“

—  Nathuram Godse Assassin of Mahatma Gandhi 1910 - 1949

Godse referring to Gandhi's way of empathising with destitutes not by helping them but by imitating their unfortunate circumstances
Excerpts from the play Mee Nathuram Godse boltoy

Aisha photo

„I used to wash the semen off the clothes of the Prophet and even then I used to notice one or more spots on them.“

—  Aisha Muhammad's wife 605 - 678

Sahih Bukhari 1:4:233

Vālmīki photo
Karl Lagerfeld photo
Groucho Marx photo

„With the possible exception of clothes, beauty salons and Frank Sinatra, there are few subjects all women agree upon.“

—  Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977

Source: Memoirs Of A Mangy Lover

Abu Hamid al-Ghazali photo

„The highest cloth is made from the excrement of worms, which is silk.“

—  Abu Hamid al-Ghazali Persian Muslim theologian, jurist, philosopher, and mystic 1058 - 1111

U.G. Krishnamurti photo

„Food, clothing and shelter — these are the basic needs. Beyond that, if you want anything, it is the beginning of self-deception.“

—  U.G. Krishnamurti Indian philosopher 1918 - 2007

Stopped in Our Tracks, Book Two: Excerpts from U.G.'s Dialogues http://www.well.com/user/jct/chandra.htm (2005) by K. Chandrasekhar

Louis Antoine de Saint-Just photo
Freddie Mercury photo

„Listen, if you guys wanna move around and shift your asses a little, it's okay. It's okay by us, right? You can take all your clothes off if you like too, doesn't matter... Fuck off!“

—  Freddie Mercury British singer, songwriter and record producer 1946 - 1991

During a concert in Montreal, Canada, (24 or 25 November 1981), first released as videotape We Will Rock You (1984) http://www.ultimatequeen.co.uk/Videos/wewillrock.htm, and later on DVD as Queen Rock Montreal (2007).

Mary Kay Ash photo
Jacque Fresco photo
George Lincoln Rockwell photo

„I care not what religion, club, area or class you come from, nor what bit of colored cloth you wave as a flag. WE are ALL under deadly attack by colored hordes which outnumber us more than seven to one, led by a filthy Jewish, Communist conspiracy!“

—  George Lincoln Rockwell American politician, founder of the American Nazi Party 1918 - 1967

White Self-Hate: Master-Stroke Of The Enemy
1962, White Self-Hate: Master-Stroke Of The Enemy

„The flower has no weekday self, dressed as it always is in Sunday clothes.“

—  Malcolm de Chazal Mauritian artist 1902 - 1981


The Mother photo
Jennifer Beals photo
Sylvia Plath photo
Rich Mullins photo

„Yes, it's embarrassing to be born again, but imagine how embarrassing it must have been to be born the first time. At least this time you get to wear clothes!“

—  Rich Mullins American christian musician 1955 - 1997

Lufkin, Texas http://www.kidbrothers.net/words/concert-transcripts/lufkin-texas-jul1997-full.html (July 19, 1997)
In Concert

Nasreddin photo
Michel Foucault photo
Agatha Christie photo

„Words, madmoiselle, are only the outer clothing of ideas.“

—  Agatha Christie, book The A.B.C. Murders

Source: The A.B.C. Murders

Fanny Kemble photo
Cassandra Clare photo

„If you wanted me to rip my clothes off, you should have asked.“

—  Cassandra Clare, The Mortal Instruments

Jace to Clary, pg. 187
The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones (2007)

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Cassandra Clare photo
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk photo
Raymond Chandler photo