Clothing Quotes -BoysJoys


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The finest clothing made is a person's skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.  ~Mark Twain

Unmentionables - those articles of ladies' apparel that are never discussed in public, except in full-page, illustrated ads.  ~Changing Times

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.  ~James H. Boren

I base most of my fashion sense on what doesn't itch.  ~Gilda Radner

If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies.... It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.  ~Albert Einstein

People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile.  ~Lee Mildon

It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.  ~Henry David Thoreau

When you can't do something truly useful, you tend to vent the pent up energy in something useless but available, like snappy dressing.  ~Lois McMaster Bujold

Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends.... Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.  ~Henry David Thoreau

I don't see how an article of clothing can be indecent.  A person, yes.  ~Robert A. Heinlein

Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.  ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Seldom do people discern
Eloquence under a threadbare cloak.

If men can run the world, why can't they stop wearing neckties?  How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck?  ~Linda Ellerbee

I have a hankering to go back to the Orient and discard my necktie.  Neckties strangle clear thinking.  ~Lin Yutang

A man hasn't got a corner on virtue just because his shoes are shined.  ~Anne Petry

I talk to him when I'm lonesome like; and I'm sure he understands.  When he looks at me so attentively, and gently licks my hands; then he rubs his nose on my tailored clothes, but I never say naught thereat.  For the good Lord knows I can buy more clothes, but never a friend like that.  ~W. Dayton Wedgefarth

Just around the corner in every woman's mind - is a lovely dress, a wonderful suit, or entire costume which will make an enchanting new creature of her.  ~Wilhela Cushman

A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to want to take it off you.  ~Françoise Sagan

Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed.  There ain't much credit in that.  ~Charles Dickens

When in doubt, wear red.  ~Bill Blass

Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

What a strange power there is in clothing.  ~Isaac Bashevis Singer

Clothes make the man.  Naked people have little or no influence on society.  ~Mark Twain

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 would mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking.  ~Virginia Woolf

A man cannot dress, but his ideas get cloath'd at the same time.  ~Laurence Sterne

Shopping tip:  You can get shoes for 85 cents at the bowling alley.  ~Author Unknown

O what a sight were Man, if his attires
Did alter with his minde;
And like a dolphins skinne, his clothes combin'd
With his desires!
~George Herbert

Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.  ~Will Rogers

Remember that always dressing in understated good taste is the same as playing dead.  ~Susan Catherine

Funny that a pair of really nice shoes make us feel good in our heads - at the extreme opposite end of our bodies.  ~Levende Waters

The only man who really needs a tail coat is a man with a hole in his trousers.  ~John Taylor

Do men who have got all their marbles go swimming in lakes with their clothes on?  ~P.G. Wodehouse

I simply can't understand
Why swimsuits are in such demand
They're soggy and damp,
Bind like a clamp,
And hold about three pounds of sand!
~D.R. Benson