"You dress like a cad. You act like a cad. You are a cad."George V to his son, Prince Edward. Quoted by Christopher Warwick in Abdication (Sidgwick and Jackson, 1986)
Adam, well may we labour, still to dress This garden, still to tend plant, herb, and flower.john milton
Since Man with that inconstancy was born, To love the absent, and the present scorn. Why do we deck, why do we dress For such a short-liv'd happiness?1688 Lycidus,'To Alexis in Answer to his Poem against Fruition,' stanza 3.
For Mercy has a human heart Pity a human face: And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.william blake
Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.william hazlitt
A sweet disorder in the dress 400 Kindles in clothes a wantonness: A lawn about the shoulders thrown Into a fine distraction? A careless shoe-string, in whose tie I see a wild civility: Do more bewitch me, than when Art Is too precise in every part.Robert Herrick
In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer, quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go to bed and see The birds still hopping on the tree, Or hear the grown-up people's feet Still going past me in the street.Robert Louis Stevenson
The sun hums down through the cotton flowers of her dress into the bell of her heart and buzzes in the honey there and couches and kisses, lazy-loving and boozed, in her red-berried breast.1954 Under MilkWood.
Ask me who I don't dress!coco chanel
My mother came to a Smashing Pumpkins gig once, and I was wearing a dress. She was very upset. She said, 'Everyone's gonna think you're a fag.' I said,'Well, they already think I'm an asshole.'billy corgan
A pamphlet, no matter how good, is never read more than once, but a song is learned by heart and repeated over and over. And I maintain that if a person can put a few common sense facts into a song and dress them up in a cloak of humor, he will succeed in reaching a great number of workers who are too unintelligent or too indifferent to read.joe hill
The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.paris hilton
There is no inevitable connection between Christianity and cynicism. Truth is not a salad, is it, that you must always dress it with vinegar?william morley punshon
Nobody can tell us Christians how to dress, how to live or how to pray.Christmas under Hamas rule. BBC News (22 December 2007). Quote from a statement made during his visit to Gaza City on possible implementation of Islamic fundamentalist internal policies like mandatory hijab and other measures
All women's dresses, in every age and country, are merely variations on the eternal struggle between the admitted desire to dress and the unadmitted desire to undress.lin yutang
Style is the dress of thoughts.Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, letter to his Son, on Education (Nov. 24, 1749).
When I need to wipe my face, I use the back of my hand, And I like to take up space just because I can, And I use my dress to wipe up my drink. I care less and less what people think.ani difranco
I know that the real Brockovich liked to dress provocatively; that's her personal style and she's welcome to it. But the Hollywood version makes her look like a miniskirted hooker, with bras that peek cheerfully above her necklines.roger ebert
There's often a lot of stupid ideas like "you all dress as fruits and pretend you're selling underpants" or "we'll put you on a bed of nails and drive a truck over the top and photograph you" for the cover.dave matthews
There is only one good thing in life, and that is love. And how you misunderstand it! how you spoil it! You treat it as something solemn like a sacrament, or something to be bought, like a dress.Guy de Maupassant
I hold that gentleman to be the best dressed whose dress no one observes. I am not sure but that the same may be said of an author's written language.Anthony Trollope
The whole tendency of empiricism and democracy in speech, dress and manners has been toward a plainness which is without symbolic significance. The power of symbolism is greatly feared by those who wish to expel from life all that is nonrational in the sense of being nonutilitarianrichard weaver
In dress, habits, manners, provincialism, routine and narrowness, he acquired that charming insolence, that irritating completeness, that sophisticated crassness, that overbalanced poise that makes the Manhattan gentleman so delightfully small in his greatness.O. Henry, Defeat of the City. In The Voice of the City.
The less taste a person has in dress, the more obstinate he always seems to be.Jerome K. Jerome, English author. Three Men in a Boat (1889), Ch. 7.
No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to.Frank Zappa, quoted in: //Real Frank Zappa Book, (1989), p. 203
The whole tendency of empiricism and democracy in speech, dress and manners has been toward a plainness which is without symbolic significance. The power of symbolism is greatly feared by those who wish to expel from life all that is nonrational in the sense of being nonutilitarianRichard Weaver (1948) Ideas have Consequences. p. 160
O fair undress, best dress! it checks no vein, But every flowing limb in pleasure drowns, And heightens ease with grace.james thomson
Dwellers in huts and in marble halls From Shepherdess up to Queen Cared little for bonnets, and less for shawls, And nothing for crinoline. But now simplicity's not the rage, And it's funny to think how cold The dress they wore in the Golden Age Would seem in the Age of Gold.Henry S. Leigh, The Two Ages, Stanza 4.
Notwithstanding their personality, their dress and their ideas, they were and they are the most courteous, considerate and well-behaved group of kids I have ever been in contact with in my 24 years of police work.Lou Yank, head of the police department in Monticello, New York, as reported in the New York Times August 18, 1969
Forebearence is the dress of a scholar, so do not get yourself undressed of it.Majlisi, Bih?rul Anw?r, vol.78, p.362