Dress Quotes

The virtue of dress rehearsals is that they are a free show for a select group of artists and friends of the author, and where for one unique evening the audience is almost expurgated of idiots.

Alfred Jarry

Words are the dress of thoughts; which should no more be presented in rags, tatters, and dirt than your person should

Lord Chesterfield

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

Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.

Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Be plain in dress, and sober in your diet; / In short, my deary! kiss me, and be quiet.

Mary Worley Montagu

The car has become... an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete.

Marshall McLuhan

Golf is a game where white men can dress up as black pimps and get away with it.

Robin Williams

The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.

Paris Hilton

We will never have Fascism in England; no Englishman will dress up, not even for a revolution.

William Bolitho

Cruelty has a human heart, And jealousy a human face Terror, the human form divine, And secrecy, the human dress

William Blake

And she said, As the Lord thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.


Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse

Benjamin Franklin

The law is simply expediency wearing a long white dress.

Quentin Crisp

Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.

Elsa Schiaparelli

Philosophy is nothing but common sense in a dress suit


You win a few, you lose a few. Some get rained out. But you got to dress for all of them.

Satchel Paige

A blond in a red dress can do without introductions --but not without a bodyguard.

Rona Jaffe

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.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Gossip is just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.

Liz Smith

Affectation is as necessary to the mind as dress is to the body

William Hazlitt

Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding

Lord Chesterfield

The only medicine that does women more good than harm is dress.

Jean Paul

My dreams are my dress rehearsals for my future.

David Copperfield

Books are the glass of council to dress ourselves by.

Bulstrode Whitlock

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