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"youth is a marvelous garment" - Iris Murdoch

"Love is the garment of knowledge." - Kenneth Rexroth

"Silence is the garment of light." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"Our last garment is made without pockets." - Proverbs

"The body is a sacred garment." - Martha Graham

"Nature is the living, visible garment of God." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Wear your ego like a loose fitting garment." - Gautama Buddha

"Stretch pants - the garment that made skiing a spectator sport." - Anonymous

"Twas a clever quibble. Here, a garment for it." - William Shakespeare

"A ship without Marines is like a garment without buttons." - David Dixon Porter

"Mind is the master weaver, both of the inner garment of character and the outer garment of circumstance." - James Allen

"Language is called the garment of thought: however, it should rather be, language is the flesh-garment, the body, of thought." - Thomas Carlyle

"If religion is onlya garment of Christianityand even this garment has looked very different at different timesthen what is religionless Christianity?" - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Fine music without devotion is but a splendid garment upon a corpse." - Charles Spurgeon

"Life is a garment we continuously alter, but which never seems to fit." - David McCord

"Know then that the body is merely a garment. Go seek the wearer, not the cloak." - Rumi

"Why do we put suits in a garment bag and put garments in a suitcase?" - Steven Wright

"Leisure is a beautiful garment, but it will not do for constant wear." - Anonymous

"Our summer such a russet livery wears as in a garment often dyed appears." - John Dryden

"As a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man." - John Chrysostom

"Nature strips her garment gay, And wears the vesture of decay." - John Logan

"We all got holes in our lives. Nobody dies in a perfect garment." - Louise Erdrich

"We are all tied together in a garment of mutual destiny," - Hill Harper

"Have a vision but hold it lightly, wear it like a loose garment." - Gabrielle Bernstein

"I don't care if New York avoided bankruptcy by substituting tourism for the garment business." - Fran Lebowitz

"My soul Is Naked. It wears The Transparent Garment Of Love." - Rumi

"Each night about this time he puts on sadness like a garment and goes on writing." - Anne Carson

"When a woman removes her garment, she also removes the respect that is hers." - Herodotus

"Even when I became the editor of 'Vogue' - America, I kept moonlighting for a garment store." - Mary Mcfadden

"Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly." - Ambrose Bierce

"I noticed the people who drove the nicest cars were all in the garment business." - Do Won Chang

"If I could just touch the hem of His garment I know I'll be made whole" - Sam Cooke

"My mother was a housewife. My father was a garment worker." - Alan Sugar

"Government must be a transparent garment which tightly clings to the people's body." - Georg Buchner

"After seventy years of expository preaching, I have yet to touch the hem of His garment." - W. A. Criswell

"To put on the garment of legitimacy is the first aim of every coup." - Barbara Tuchman

"I know of but one garment which the fashionable social life of this country borrows of Christianity; it is that ample garment of charity which covers a multitude of sins-particularly fashionable sins." - J. G. Holland

"I know of but one garment which the fashionable social life of this country borrows of Christianity; it is that ample garment of charity which covers a multitude of sins - particularly fashionable sins." - Josiah Gilbert Holland

"The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor." - Martha Graham

"No garment which distorts the shape and motion of the wearer is beautiful, nor s any garment beautiful which emphasizes more than one or at most two of your sexual characteristics." - Elizabeth Hawes

"Any garment which is cut to fit you is much more becoming, even if it is not so splendid as a garment which has been cut to fit somebody not of your stature." - Edna Ferber

"Haute couture consists of secrets whispered from generation to generation, If, in ready-to-wear, a garment is manufactured according to standard sizes, the haute couture garment adapts to any imperfection in order to eliminate it." - Yves Saint Laurent

"Some people habitually wear sadness, like a garment, and think it a becoming grace. God loves a cheerful worshipper." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Love is a garment riven in the light that rises from Parnassus, showing the night is over." - Hilda Doolittle

"A soul which is not clothed with the inner garment of Love should be ashamed of its existence." - Rumi

"You should live in the world so as it may hang about you like a loose garment." - Sir George Savile, 8th Baronet

"Women are not a garment you wear and undress however you like. They are honored and have their rights." - Umar

"A book? O, rare one, Be not, as is our fangled world, a garment Nobler than that it covers." - William Shakespeare

"Whenever I sign a garment with my name, I consider myself as the creator of the masterpiece." - Paul Poiret

"Man's experience is indeed a seamless garment, no part of which can be separated from the rest." - Cleanth Brooks

"The lunatic fringe is more like a Spanish shawl, where the fringe makes up the entire garment." - Aldous Huxley

"It is not a garment I cast off this day, but a skin that I tear with my own hands." - Khalil Gibran

"T is virtue which they want; and, wanting it, honor no garment to their backs can fit." - Ben Jonson

"Some people habitually wear sadness, like a garment, and think it a becoming grace. God loves a cheerful worshipper." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"The babbling day has touched the hem of night's garment, and, weary and still, drops asleep in her bosom." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"A book? O, rare one, Be not, as is our fangled world, a garment Nobler than that it covers." - William Shakespeare

"Written forms obscure our view of language. They are not so much a garment as a disguise." - Ferdinand De Saussure

"God is not satisfied with appearance. God wants the garment of justice. God wants his Christians dressed in love." - Oscar Romero

"A long past vividly remembered is like a heavy garment that clings to your limbs when you would run." - Mary Antin

"There is no gown or garment that worse becomes a woman than when she will be wise." - Martin Luther

"many lesbians were so far in the closet they were in danger of being mistaken for garment bags." - Rita Mae Brown

"If not for chocolate, there would be no need for control top pantyhose. An entire garment industry would be devastated." - Anonymous

"The preacher's garment is cut according to the pattern of that of the hearers, for the most part." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"The preacher's garment is cut according to the pattern of that of the hearers, for the most part." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"Death and sorrow will be the companions of our journey; hardship our garment; constancy and valor our only shield." - Winston Churchill

"My words are the garment of what I shall never be Like the tucked sleeve of a one-armed boy." - W S Merwin

"What good to me is the festive garment of freedom when I am in a slave's smock at home?" - Johann Georg Hamann

"Could the garment and appliance industries be in cahoots together, creating an artificial sock demand to keep us buying?" - Tom Bodett

"Tis not the robe or garment I affect; For who would marry with a suit of clothes?" - John Heywood

"The cut of a garment speaks of intellect and talent and the color of temperament and heart." - Thomas Carlyle

"Choose to see death as simply removing a garment or moving from one room to another... it's merely a transition." - Wayne Dyer

"May the Lord array thee in the garment of salvation and surround thee with the cloak of happiness." - Pope Alexander VI

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"You should not suffer the past. You should be able to wear it like a loose garment, take it off and let it drop." - Eva Jessye

"Self-respect is the noblest garment with which a man can clothe himself, the most elevating feeling with which the mind can be inspired." - Samuel Smiles

"Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in, fell a trifle short of the wearer's expectation." - Charles Dickens

"Thought is a garment and the soul's a bride That cannot in that trash and tinsel hide: Hatred of God may bring the soul to God." - William Butler Yeats

"Let Love step down, open the clasped hands, forfeit the thorny crown, retrieve the garment that was whole, body and spirit one, spirit and soul." - Hilda Doolittle

"He who wears his morality but as his best garment were better naked. The wind and the sun will tear no holes in his skin." - Khalil Gibran

"I want to put a soul in a garment. I don't want my clothes to be perfect, because human beings are not perfect. You can meet somebody in one of my jackets and it can all look a bit wrong, but also human and beautiful. Cutting nonchalance into a garment is difficult, because you can't just make an oversized or an asymmetric garment - it will look ugly. Making it look natural is delicate work. If it's too obvious, then it looks fake. Balancing the garment is a painstaking task, because you have to keep in mind how the clothes move." - Ann Demeulemeester

"You know Deets is like me - he's not one to quit on a garment just because it's got a little age - spoken by Augustus McCrae" - Larry Mcmurtry

"And yonder sits a maiden, The fairest of the fair, With gold in her garment glittering, And she combs her golden hair." - Heinrich Heine

"O! lady, we receive but what we give, And in our life alone doth nature live; Ours is her wedding garment, ours her shroud!" - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Then to the grave I turned me to see what therein lay; 'Twas the garment of the Christian, worn out and thrown away." - Friedrich Adolf Krummacher

"Notice this rent in my garment; I am at a loss to explain its presence! I am even more puzzled by the existence of the universe." - Jack Vance

"I want to put a soul in a garment. I don't want my clothes to be perfect, because human beings are not perfect." - Ann Demeulemeester

"The inventor of the modern foundation garment that we women wear today was a German scientist and opera lover by the name of Otto Titsling." - Bette Midler

"There are people who are virtuous only in a piece-meal way; virtue is a fabric from which they never make themselves a whole garment." - Joseph Joubert

"Deceit is a kind of garment that conceals the soul. It might even be compared to a whole wardrobe, so many are its guises." - Maria Montessori

"To think we have the garment industry instead of nature to thank for the zipper concept when it would have come in so handy for childbirth." - Jane Wagner

"Love has a hem to her garment that reaches to the very dust. It sweeps the stains from the streets and lanes, and because it can, it must." - Mother Teresa

"Prayer is an exchange. We leave our burdens, worries and sin in the hands of God. We come away with oil of joy and the garment of praise." - F.B. Meyer

"As a house implies a builder, and a garment a weaver, and a door a carpenter, so does the existence of the Universe imply a Creator." - Luc De Clapiers

"Clothes are functional but that doesn't mean they're not a form of art. They're just another way to express creativity. It could be film, it could garment." - Manish Arora

"When designing a collection that is traditional, that has one specific sort of garment like a white dress, I think just being constantly attuned to trends really help." - Austin Scarlett

"Czar, I bless thee. I kiss the hem of thy garment. I drink to thy health and longevity. Give us war in our time, O Lord!" - John Mitchel

"To give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." - Bible

"What flowers are to gardens, spices to food, gems to a garment, and stars to heaven; such are proverbs interwoven in speech." - Proverbs

"Where is delight? and what are pleasures now?- Moths that a garment fret. The world is turned memorial, crying, Thou Shalt not forget!" - Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

"The Golden Straitjacket is the defining political-economic garment of globalization. The tighter you wear it, the more gold it produces." - Thomas Friedman

"Fashion Star' has been an incredible platform to show America the amount of work and discussion that goes into each garment you see in a store." - Nicole Richie

"A garment that is double dyed, dipped again and again, will retain the color a great while; so a truth which is the subject of meditation." - Matthew Henry

"People who want to rise above a well-cooked meal and a well-tailored garment, are out of their spiritual minds." - Anthony De Mello

"Where is delight? and what are pleasures now?-Moths that a garment fret.The world is turned memorial, crying, "ThouShalt not forget!" - Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

"Truth ... Is a breath, a wind, A shadow, a phantom; Long have I pursued it, But never have I touched The hem of its garment." - Stephen Crane

"The mouthpiece of the half-inarticulate, all-suggesting music that is at once the very soul and the inseparable garment of romance." - Walther von der Vogelweide

"Whoever's designing for plus-size doesn't get it. The entire garment needs to be reconceived. You can't just take a size 8 and make it larger." - Tim Gunn

"What motivated me? My mother. My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman, struggled all her life, worked in the garment center." - Al Lewis

"A statesman... must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events, then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment." - Otto Von Bismarck

"Human beings and the environment compose a seamless garment of existence, a multicolored cloth, which we believe to be woven in its entirety by God." - Bartholomaus

"'Fashion Star' has been an incredible platform to show America the amount of work and discussion that goes into each garment you see in a store." - Nicole Richie

"Fabrics and lining make a big difference in the garment. If you're buying an expensive trench coat, and it's lined in something cheap, it doesn't feel as nice." - Christian Siriano

"A lonely fir-tree is standing On a northern barren height; It sleeps, and the ice and snow-drift Cast round it a garment of white." - Heinrich Heine

"When you with velvets mantled o'er, Defy December's tempests frore, Oh! spare one garment from your store, To clothe the poor at Christmas." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The Golden Straitjacket is the defining political-economic garment of globalization. [...] The tighter you wear it, the more gold it produces." - Thomas Friedman

"The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us." - Ray Bradbury

"The likeness of Your Church, O Lord, is that woman who went behind and touched the hem of Your garment, saying within herself: 'If I do but touch His garment I shall be whole' (Mt. 9:21). So the Church confesses her wounds, but desires to be healed." - Ambrose

"My friend, I am not what I seem. Seeming is but a garment I wear - a care-woven garment that protects me from thy questionings and thee from my negligence. The "I" in me, my friend, dwells in the house of silence, and therein it shall remain for ever more, unperceived, unapproachable." - Khalil Gibran

"Identity would seem to be the garment with which one covers the nakedness of the self, in which case, it is best that the garment be loose, a little like the robes of the desert, through which one's nakedness can always be felt, and, sometimes, discerned. This trust in one's nakedness is all that gives one the power to change one's robes." - James A Baldwin

"What is dying? Just what it is to put off a garment. For the body is about the soul as a garment; and after laying this aside for a short time by means of death, we shall resume it again with more splendor." - Saint John Chrysostom

"The bread which you use is the bread of the hungry; the garment hanging in your wardrobe is the garment of him who is naked; the shoes you do not wear are the shoes of the one who is barefoot; the acts of charity that you do not perform are so many injustices that you commit." - Saint Basil

"Remember that, in the end, the customer doesn't know, or care, if you are small or large as an organization - she or he only focuses on the garment hanging on the rail in the store." - Giorgio Armani

"We are all tied together in a single garment of destiny . . . I can never be what I ought to be until you are allowed to be what you ought to be." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Feminism is not a patch; it is a whole new pattern which can only be realized by weaving a new garment, seamless from top to bottom and multicolored from the beginning." - Sandra Marie Schneiders

"Being sexy is not about what's on show, it's all about suggestion, or insinuation. I'm interested in the way a garment hangs on a woman's body and the way it moves when she moves." - Francisco Costa

"when we leave society and come into the presence of Nature, we become children again; and the fictions of thought and action assumed among men drop off like a garment." - Amelia Barr

"My religion is no garment to be put on and off with the weather. You had better know that, all of you. I shall worship as I please and hope for all men to worship as they please in Scotland." - Dudley Nichols

"The body is a sacred garment: it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honour, and with joy and with fear as well. But always, though, with blessing." - Martha Graham

"He could see plainly that she was not herself. That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world." - Kate Chopin

"Humility is my table, respect is my garment, empathy is my food and curiosity is my drink. As for love, it has a thousand names and is by my side at every window." - Tariq Ramadan

"It is never worth while to make rents in a garment for the sake of mending them? Nor to create doubts in order to show how cleverly we can quiet them." - Charles Spurgeon

"Where's the cook? Is supper ready, the house trimmed, rushes strewed, cobwebs swept, the servingmen in their new fustian and white stockings, and every officer his wedding-garment on?" - William Shakespeare

"Youth is not like a new garment which we can keep fresh and fair by wearing sparingly. Youth, while we have it, we must wear daily; and it will fast wear away." - John Foster (essayist)

"Come, fill the Cup, and in the Fire of Spring The Winter Garment of Repentance fling: The Bird of Time has but a little way To fly-and Lo! the Bird is on the Wing." - Omar Khayyam

"Death and sorrow will be the companions of our journey; hardship our garment; constancy and valor our only shield. We must be united, we must be undaunted, we must be inflexible." - Winston Churchill

"When talking about marriage, Allah says your spouses are garments for you. A garment may or may not fit perfectly-but either way, it covers imperfections, protects, and beautifies.#29;" - Yasmin Mogahed

"Lavish thousands of dollars on your baby clothes, and after all the child is prettiest when every garment is laid aside. That becoming nakedness, at least, may adorn the chubby darling of the poorest home." - Thomas Wentworth Higginson

"Few - very few - of our attainments are so profound that they are valid for always; even if they are so, they need adjustment, a straightening here, a loosening there, like an old garment to be fitted to the body ..." - Freya Stark

"Style consists in maintaining a convincing reality all through a piece. It's like wearing a garment that looks as if it might have been made for you even if it wasn't." - Arlene Croce

"Success is such a relative thing for me. I'm fundamentally a Christian which means that ultimately all of the penultimate titles and things you just had to wear with a loose garment. Really." - Cornel West

"He is bread to the hungry, water to the thirsty, a garment to the naked, healing to the wounded; and whatever a soul can desire is found in Him." - John Flavel

"One life is but a single act. One body - a garment. One century - a day. One task - an experience. One triumph - an acquisition. One death - a breath of renovation." - Andre Luiz Moreira

"This City now doth, like a garment, wear The beauty of the morning; silent, bare, Ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie Open unto the fields, and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air." - William Wordsworth

"Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring The Winter garment of Repentance fling: The Bird of Time has but a little way To fly-and Lo! the Bird is on the Wing." - Edward Fitzgerald

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The 2suit is a utilitarian garment that functions by itself as a flight suit, and can unzip or attach with velcro and attach to a partner's suit with very lightweight fabric inside that can expand." - Vanna Bonta

"Come, fill the Cup, and in the fire of Spring Your Winter-garment of Repentance fling: The Bird of Time bas but a little way To flutter - and the Bird is on the Wing." - Omar Khayyam

"Loving her, Monsignore, I love all her attributes; But I believe That even if I did not love her I would love the blueness of her eyes, And her blue garment, made in the manner of the Japanese." - Joyce Kilmer

"A part is greater than the whole; By hints are mysteries told. The fringes of eternity, - God's sweeping garment-fold, In that bright shred of glittering sea, I reach out for and hold." - Lucy Larcom



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