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Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don't feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.
I remember when I was in high school I didn't have a new dress for each special occasion. The girls would bring the fact to my attention, not always too delicately. The boys, however, never bothered with the subject. They were my friends, not because of the size of my wardrobe but because they liked me.
At twelve I looked like a girl of seventeen. My body was developed and shapely. I still wore the blue dress and the blouse the orphanage provided. They made me look like an overgrown lummox.
I always believe that to be the best, you have to smell like the best, dress like the best, act like the best. When you throw your trash in the garbage can, it has to be better than anybody else who ever threw trash in the garbage can.
Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
James H. Boren
Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.
Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes, go out on the streets and beg for quarters.
I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.
The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.
I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
Women: You can't live with them, and you can't get them to dress up in a skimpy little Nazi costume and beat you with a warm squash or something.
You can go into neighborhoods in the United States where people dress a certain way because they don't want to be out of touch, where boys wear pants down to their knees, which nobody has compelled them to do but they pick up the cultural norms, or where girls are improperly dressed by my eyes, but that's what they see in the media.
For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.
Language is the dress of thought.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick, unless soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress.
William Butler Yeats
A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me.
Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Everyone is their own kind of lesbian. To think there's a certain way to dress or present yourself in the world is just one more stereotype we have to fit into.
Portia de Rossi
A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to take it off of you.
No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to.
There is a real vulgarity in the way women dress at the moment. They show off too much and try too hard. They don't understand where the line is between sexy and vulgar. I know where that line is.
The connection between dress and war is not far to seek; your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
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