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"Borrowed garments never keep one warm." - James Russell Lowell

"Reasons are not like garments, the worse for wearing." - Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl Of Essex

"Vulgarity of manners defiles fine garments more than mud." - Plautus

"Backsliders begin with dusty Bibles and end with filthy garments." - Charles Spurgeon

"Truth has a handsome countenance but torn garments." - Proverbs

"Agonies are one of my changes of garments." - Walt Whitman

"Just like music evokes emotion, so can garments." - Donatella Versace

"God presents Himself in the light; He also conceals Himself by the light?just as we present ourselves in our garments and conceal ourselves by our garments." - John Pulsford

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

"There are no garments. There's no undressing now. There's nothing at all." - Mooji

"No man is esteemed for colorful garments except by fools and women." - Walter Raleigh

"A woman takes off her claim to respect along with her garments." - Herodotus

"Death is but changing of our robes to wait in wedding garments at the Eternal's gate." - Sri Aurobindo

"No man is esteemed for gay garments but by fools and women." - Walter Raleigh

"We are told truly that meekness and modesty are the rich and charming garments of the soul. The less showy our outward attire is, the more distinctly and brilliantly does the beauty of these inner garments shine." - William Penn

"Education is not a discipline at all. Half vocational, half emptiness dressed up in garments borrowed from philosophy, psychology, literature." - Edward Blishen

"Now the melancholy God protect thee, and the tailor make thy garments of changeable taffeta, for thy mind is opal." - William Shakespeare

"Buttons are the fossils of the sartorial world, enduring long past the garments they were designed to hold together." - Martha Stewart

"I sewed good wishes and thoughts into my garments, especially so if they were wedding or graduation dresses." - Anne Ellis

"She had put despair and fear aside, as if they were garments she did not choose to wear." - George R R Martin

"The man who wants his wedding garments to suit him must allow plenty of time for the measure." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"We gild our medicines with sweets; why not clothe truth and morals in peasant garments as well?" - Nicolas Chamfort

"Be able to tell whether garments that look good on the hanger actually look good on you" - Marilyn Vos Savant

"The man who wants his wedding garments to suit him must allow plenty of time for the measure." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"And the maize-field grew and ripened, Till it stood in the splendor Of its garments green and yellow." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"You, sir, I entertain for one of my hundred; only I do not like the fashion of your garments." - William Shakespeare

"The bones and flesh and legal statistics are the garments worn by the personality, not the other way around." - Robert M Pirsig

"Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age." - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor; for 'tis the mind that makes the body rich" - William Shakespeare

"Where is our acknowledgement of God if our thoughts are fixed on the glamour of our garments?" - John Calvin

"Indian-styled garments are very popular in the U.S., especially in areas near the beach, like Hawaii and Los Angeles." - Maggie Grace

"Be able to tell whether garments that look good on the hanger actually look good on you." - Marilyn Vos Savant

"Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"You can tailor garments all you want, but if it doesn't fit in the arms or legs, it never will." - Amare Stoudemire

"I have previously been a very enthusiastic consumer, and I didn't think about the origins of garments enough." - Erin O'Connor

"I have previously been a very enthusiastic consumer, and I didn't think about the origins of garments enough." - Erin Oconnor

"Shed, as you do your garments, your daily sins, whether of omission or commission, and you will wake a free man, with a new life." - William Osler

"Rose of the desert! thou art to me An emblem of stainless purity,- Of those who, keeping their garments white, Walk on through life with steps aright." - David Macbeth Moir

"If you want to conquer conceit, do not desire praise, laurels, nice garments, respect, favor, but like to be blamed and slandered by people..." - Vladimir Aleksandrovich Antonov

"Woman, nude, is the blue sky. Clouds and garments are an obstacle to contemplation. Beauty and infinity would be gazed upon unveiled." - Victor Hugo

"Why needs a man be rich? Why must he have horses, fine garments, handsome apartments, access to public houses, and places of amusement? Only for want of thought." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Times change, people change, thought and feeling take new shapes, put on fresh garments, sons bow their heads unwillingly to that which enraptured their fathers." - Ignacy Jan Paderewski

"I've gained a few pounds around the middle. The only lower body garments I own that still fit me comfortably are towels." - Dave Barry

"Each of us embodies, in a particular tale and clothed in the garments of time & place, universal truth and everlasting life." - J R R Tolkien

"As a man, casting off worn out garments taketh new ones, so the dweller in the body, entereth into ones that are new." - Epictetus

"Rose of the desert! thou art to me An emblem of stainless purity, - Of those who, keeping their garments white, Walk on through life with steps aright." - David Macbeth Moir

"Take them, O Grave! and let them lie Folded upon thy narrow shelves, As garments by the soul laid by, And precious only to ourselves!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Forcing automakers to sell smaller cars to improve fuel economy [is like]... fighting the nation's obesity problem by forcing clothing manufacturers to sell garments in only small sizes." - Bob Lutz

"The peacock in all his pride does not display half the colors that appear in the garments of a British lady when she is dressed." - Joseph Addison

"Years are only garments, and you either wear them with style all your life, or else you go dowdy to the grave." - Dorothy Parker

"She comes by night, in fearsome flight, in garments black as pitch, the queen of doom upon her broom, the wild and wicked witch." - Jack Prelutsky

"If you put on more garments, the cold cannot reach you. Similarly, increase your patience and concentration and even great injuries cannot vex your mind." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Autumn clouds, vague and obscure; The evening, lonely and chill. I felt the dampness on my garments, But saw no spot, and heard no sound of rain." - Bai Juyi

"I heard the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls! I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Education is not a discipline at all. Half vocational, half an emptiness dressed up in garments borrowed from philosophy, psychology, literature." - Edward Blishen

"I had used the stretch materials for years to shape the inside of garments I made for private clients. Then I just started using them on their own." - Azzedine Alaia

"Standardized sizes made inexpensive, off-the-rack garments economically feasible. They gave shoppers a reliable guide to finding clothes in self-service shops." - Virginia Postrel

"You've been complaining, you've been depressed, you've been despondent. But take off those garments of heaviness and put back on your garments of praise. I didn't come when you thought I was going to come, but I'm going to be right on time." - Paula White

"May we look upon our treasure, the furniture of our houses, and our garments, and try to discover whether the seeds of war have nourishment in these our possessions." - John Woolman

"Every breath of air and ray of light and heat, every beautiful prospect, is, as it were, the skirts of the (angel's) garments, the waving robes of those whose faces see God." - John Henry Newman

"Out of the bosom of the Air, Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare, Over the harvest-fields forsaken, Silent, and soft, and slow Descends the snow." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"God would not rub so hard if it were not to fetch out the dirt that is ingrained in our natures. God loves purity so well He had rather see a hole than a spot in His child's garments." - William Gurnall

"Freud's translator accidentally omitted 'fashion' in the psychoanalytic list of primary instinctual drives; along with the drive to sexuality there is the drive to wear odd garments that may cut off circulation, occlude vision, make toes grow sideways, cause riots." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"The claim of the Zen followers that they are transmitting the essence of Buddhism is based on their belief that Zen takes hold of the enlivening spirit of the Buddha, stripped of all its historical and doctrinal garments." - D.T. Suzuki

"Wearing a breathable fabric is the most important thing for me. I also love to keep it simple and keep the number of garments Im wearing ideally at one (a sundress for example), and then add some great jewelry." - Hilary Rhoda

"The idea which man forms of beauty imprints itself throughout his attire, rumples or stiffens his garments, rounds off or aligns his gestures, and, finally, even subtly penetrates the features of his face." - Charles Baudelaire

"He who wears unclean garments, has dirty teeth, is a glutton, speaks unkindly and sleeps after sunrise - although he may be the greatest personality - will lose the favour of Lakshmi." - Chanakya

"I think gold is a great thing to sew onto your garments if you're a Jewish family in Vienna in 1939, but civilized people don't buy gold, they invest in productive businesses." - Charlie Munger

"Some have lavish garments, carry sharp swords, and feast on food and drink. They possess more than they can spend. This is called the vanity of robbers. It is certainly not the Way." - Laozi

"Africa, help me to go home, carry me like an aged child in your arms. Undress me and wash me. Strip me of all of these garments, strip me as a man strips off dreams when the dawn comes. . . ." - Aime Cesaire

"Come o'er the eastern hills, and let our winds Kiss thy perfumed garments; let us taste Thy morn and evening breath; scatter thy pearls Upon our love-sick land that mourns for thee." - William Blake

"True religion is removed from diet and days, from garments and ceremonies, and placed where it belongs - in the union of the spirit of man with the Spirit of God." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor, For 'tis the mind that make the body rich; And as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds So honor peereth in the meanest habit." - William Shakespeare

"In sickness the soul begins to dress herself for immortality. And first she unties the strings of vanity that made her upper garments cleave to the world and sit uneasy." - Jeremy Taylor

"Though Diogenes lived in a tub, there might be, for aught I know, as much pride under his rags, as in the fine-spun garments of the divine Plato." - Jonathan Swift

"In the cabaret of globalization, the state shows itself as a table dancer that strips off everything until it is left with only the minimum indispensable garments: the repressive force." - Subcomandante Marcos

"Oh, Spring is surely coming, Her couriers fill the air; Each morn are new arrivals, Each night her ways prepare; I scent her fragrant garments, Her foot is on the stair." - John Burroughs

"We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music." - Albert Einstein

"And there are loners in rural communities who, at the equinox, are said to don new garments and stroll down to the cities, where great beasts await them, fat and docile." - Louis Aragon

"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

"Garments that have once one rent in them are subject to be torn on every nail, and glasses that are once cracked are soon broken; such is man's good name once tainted with just reproach." - Joseph Hall

"we Princes are set as it were upon stages, in the sight and view of all the world. The least spot is soon spied in our garments, a blemish quickly noticed in our doings." - Elizabeth I

"Constant travel brings old age upon a man; a horse becomes old by being constantly tied up; lack of sexual contact with her husband brings old age upon a woman; and garments become old through being left in the sun." - Chanakya

"When Christ entered into Jerusalem the people spread garments in the way: when He enters into our hearts, we pull off our own righteousness, and not only lay it under Christ's feet but even trample upon it ourselves." - Augustus Toplady

"Collage - SS13 offers a very controlled and pure do-it-yourself attitude. The collection shows a juxtaposition of very different materials, prints and colours, therefore giving the wearer a possibility to combine the garments in different ways." - Raf Simons

"Every day our garments become more assimilated to ourselves, receiving the impress of the wearer's character, until we hesitate tolay them aside without such delay and medical appliances and some such solemnity even as our bodies." - Henry David Thoreau

"How my memory treasures every sweet stray moment of our past ? handclasp, kiss and heart-beat, the passion of those dear unfathomable eyes, the rustle of garments, the gliding steps and lingering farewells!" - Byron Caldwell Smith

"This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of old, with voices sad and prophetic." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"There was a young belle of old Natchez Whose garments were always in patchez. When comment arose On the state of her clothes, She drawled, When Ah itchez, Ah scratchez!" - Ogden Nash

"The right hon. Gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal position, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Come, blessed Darkness, come and bring thy balm For eyes grown weary of the garish day! Come with thy soft, slow steps, thy garments gray, Thy veiling shadows, bearing in thy palm The poppy-seeds of slumber, deep and calm." - Julia Caroline Dorr

"For the most part we inherit our opinions. We are the heirs of habits and mental customs. Our beliefs, like the fashion of our garments, depend on where we were born. We are molded and fashioned by our surroundings." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Africa, help me to go home, carry me like an aged child in your arms. Undress me and wash me. Strip me of all of these garments, strip me as a man strips off dreams when the dawn comes...." - Aime Cesaire

"Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war." - Loren Eiseley

"If I call it pain, and try to touch it With my hands, my own life, It lies still and the music thins, A pulse felt for through garments." - Tracy K Smith

"As for our garments, my Mother did not only delight to see us neat and cleanly, fine and gay, but rich and costly: maintaining us to the heighth of her estate, but not beyond it." - Margaret Cavendish

"I need human feelings to fit garments. I couldn't do it just, like, on an object - it's too close to our body. It's like a skin you are making, so you need one's feelings to make a garment." - Ann Demeulemeester

"Visible nature is but a distorted reflection of a more perfect world and the creative individual viewing her is inspired to perceive within and behind her many garments, that which is timeless and entirely beautiful." - Lawren Harris

"Wearing a breathable fabric is the most important thing for me. I also love to keep it simple and keep the number of garments I'm wearing ideally at one (a sundress for example), and then add some great jewelry." - Hilary Rhoda

"You do not build your own houses, nor make your own garments, nor bake your own bread, simply because you know that if you were to attempt all these things they would all be more or less ill done." - Felix Adler

"The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation." - Joseph Joubert

"Gold is a great thing to sew into your garments if you're a Jewish family in Vienna in 1939, but I think civilized people don't buy gold, they invest in productive businesses." - Charlie Munger

"Indian women love to dress up like princesses. In India, people still go to the market to buy fabrics, garments are made-to-order, and friends come with you to the fittings." - Sonam Kapoor

"The mathematician may be compared to a designer of garments, who is utterly oblivious of the creatures whom his garments may fit. To be sure, his art originated in the necessity for clothing such creatures, but this was long ago; to this day a shape will occasionally appear which will fit into the garment as if the garment had been made for it. Then there is no end of surprise and delight." - George Dantzig

"This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms. Loud from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced neighboring ocean Speaks, and in accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"How many of you say: I should like to see His face, His garments, His shoes. You do see Him, you touch Him, you eat Him. He gives Himself to you, not only that you may see Him, but also to be your food and nourishment." - Saint John Chrysostom

"First examine what is constantly there in your mind, what is being repeated again and again. You don't have many thoughts. If you examine minutely you will see that you have only a few thoughts repeated again and again - maybe in new forms, new colors, new garments, new masks, but you have only a very few thoughts." - Rajneesh

"One disagreeable result of whispering is that it seems to evoke an atmosphere of silence, haunted by the ghosts of sound - strange cracks and tickings, the rustling of garments that have no substance in them, and the tread of dreadful feet that would leave no mark on the sea-sand or the winter snow." - Charles Dickens

"A man must be clothed with society, or we shall feel a certain bareness and poverty, as of a displaced and unfurnished member. He is to be dressed in arts and institutions, as well as in body garments. Now and then a man exquisitely made can live alone, and must; but coop up most men and you undo them." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I expect a time when, or rather an integrity by which, a man will get his coat as honestly and as perfectly fitting as a tree itsbark. Now our garments are typical of our conformity to the ways of the world, i.e., of the devil, and to some extent react on us and poison us, like that shirt which Hercules put on." - Henry David Thoreau

"He ought to buy her a new dress. She would never accept it, of course, but maybe if her current garments were accidentally burned... ...But how could he manage to burn her dress? She'd have to not be wearing it, and that posed a certain challenge in and of itself..." - Julia Quinn

"Now if the wearing of fine and precious robes were not a fault, word of God would never have so carefully expressed this. For no one seeks costly garments except for vainglory, that he may seem more honorable than others; for no one wishes to be clothed with such, where he cannot be seen by others." - Pope Gregory I

"Of all the old prejudices that cling to the hem of the woman's garments and persistently impede her progress, none holds faster than this. The idea that she owes service to a man instead of to herself, and that it is her highest duty to aid his development rather than her own, will be the last to die." - Susan B Anthony

"Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, Puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words, Remembers me of all his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form. Then have I reason to be fond of grief." - William Shakespeare

"I am not covetous for gold, Nor care I who doth feed upon my cost; It yearns me not if men my garments wear; Such outward things dwell not in my desires: But if it be a sin to covet honor I am the most offending soul alive." - William Shakespeare

"He ought to buy her a new dress. She would never accept it, of course, but maybe if her current garments were accidentally burned... ...But how could he manage to burn her dress? She"d have to not be wearing it, and that posed a certain challenge in and of itself..." - Julia Quinn

"Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, Puts on his pretty look, repeats his words, Remembers me of his gracious parts, Stuffs out his vacant garments with his form" - William Shakespeare

"The problem of what to wear while lolling about the house on a Sunday afternoon is becoming more and more acute as the fashions in lolling garments change. The American home is in danger of taking on the appearance of an Oriental bordello." - Robert Benchley

"Obsessions of the Orient, of the desert, of its ardor and its emptiness, of the shadows of palm gardens, of the garments white and wide - obsessions where the senses go berserk, where nerves are exasperated, and which made me, at the onset of each night, believe sleep impossible." - Andre Gide

"Gold, silver, jewels, purple garments, houses built of marble, groomed estates, pious paintings, caparisoned steeds, and other things of this kind offer a mutable and superficial pleasure; books give delight to the very marrow of one's bones. They speak to us, consult with us, and join with us in a living and intense intimacy." - Petrarch

"This is war: Boys flung into a breach Like shoveled earth; And old men, Broken, Driving rapidly before crowds of people In a glitter of silly decorations. Behind the boys And the old men, Life weeps, And shreds her garments To the blowing winds." - Amy Lowell

"Bare skin is the one and only right criterion for receiving water's gracious acceptance or any acceptance whatsoever from that element. But Pliny also seems to say something more: Stripping off not caution but the stale, crusty garments of preconception, peeling sensibly down to raw, new nakedness, is the only way to enter and be properly embraced by the world." - Janet Lembke

"Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful. And though you seek in garments the freedom of privacy, you may find in them a harness and a chain. Would that you could meet the sun and the wind with more of your body and less of your raiment." - Khalil Gibran

"The Holy Ghost converts [us] from carnality to spirituality. It cleanses, heals, and purifies the soul. . . . . Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, repentance, and water baptism are all preliminary and prerequisite to it, but [the baptism of fire] is the consummation. To receive [this baptism of fire] is to have one's garments washed in the atoning blood of Jesus Christ." - Marion G. Romney

"Patience serves us against insults precisely as clothes do against the cold. For if you multiply your garments as the cold increases, that cold cannot hurt you; in the same way increase your patience under great offenses, and they cannot hurt your feelings." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Exercise is a pastime only for those who are already slender and physically fit. It just isn't so much fun when you have a marked tendency to wheeze and throw up, and a cannonball of a belly sloshing around inside the baggy garments." - Christopher Hitchens

"A throng of bearded men in sad-colored garments and gray, steeple-crowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods, and other bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"There is surely no more unselfish person than the anthologist. For while all we others are striving to ensure our own immortality with eagerness, beguilements, buffooneries, loud voices, 'the sound of battle and garments rolled in blood,' the anthologist is quietly ensuring the immortality of somebody else." - Mary Webb

"A new world will be won not by those who stand at a distance with their arms folded, but by those who are in the arena, whose garments are torn by storms and whose bodies are maimed in the course of the contest." - Nelson Mandela

"For as long as I could remember, he had never worn a single piece of clothing that could be considered casual. Khaki shorts and golf shirts, to Umberto, were the garments of men who have no virtues left, not even shame." - Anne Fortier

"Jesus began to lean forward and rise from His seat. As the anointing caught in the folds of His garments, it began to splash out and fall over the church. Jesus said, "I am beginning to rise now in preparation for my second coming. Those who will rise with Me will share in this double portion of anointing."" - Jack W. Hayford

"O, that we who declare war against wars, and acknowledge our trust to be in God only, may walk in the light, and therein examine our foundation and motives in holding onto money! May we look upon our estates, our treasures, the furniture of our houses, and our garments, and try whether the seeds of war have nourishment in these, our possessions." - John Woolman

""Authenticity" doesn't mean much to me. I just want "good", in the sense of well-designed, well-constructed, long-lasting garments. My interest in military clothing stems from that. It's not about macho, playing soldiers, anything militaristic. It's the functionality, the design-solutions, the durability. Likewise workwear." - William Gibson

"The garments of the future will be made from the kinds of materials that harvest energy from the sun and wind, and can collect data from your body - the steps you take, the moves you make - and adjust your body temperature when you start to feel cold or warm." - Miroslava Duma

"Technical garments for sporting performance will, I believe, simply become more and more fit for purpose and will perform better and better. What is perhaps more interesting is how this technology will cross over into the fashion mainstream. We already see this trend in everything from footwear to outerwear." - Giorgio Armani

"When the moon, after covering herself with darkness as in sorrow, at last throws off the garments of her widowhood, she does not at once expose herself impudently to the public gaze; but for a time remains veiled in a transparent cloud, till she gradually acquires courage to endure the looks and admiration of beholders." - Augustus William Hare

"My own show with Sterling Ruby, for example, seems like such a huge disconnection from Dior couture, but then I think, yeah, in both collections there was a very strong focus on the human hand and the actual work of people making garments. So in that sense, they were completely related. But I didn't realize that during the process." - Raf Simons

"This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Patience serves us against insults precisely as clothes do against the cold. For if you multiply your garments as the cold increases, that cold cannot hurt you; in the same way increase your patience under great offences, and they cannot hurt your feelings." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"When the moon, after covering herself with darkness as in sorrow, at last throws off the garments of her widowhood, she does not at once expose herself impudently to the public gaze; but for a time remains veiled in a transparent cloud, till she gradually acquires courage to endure the looks and admiration of beholders." - Augustus Hare

"Two faces to wash, and four dirty hands Two insistent voices, making demands Twice as much crying, when things go wrong The four eyes closing, with slumber song Twice as many garments, blowing on the line Two cherubs in the wagon, soaking up sunshine Work I do for twins, naturally comes double But four arms to hug me, repay all my trouble." - Anonymous

"This is war: Boys flung into a breach Like shoveled earth; And old men, Broken, Driving rapidly before crowds of people In a glitter of silly decorations. Behind the boys And the old men, Life weeps, And shreds her garments To the blowing winds." - Amy Lowell

"Young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which... develops patriotism and courage. But it is only fair, too, to let them know that the garments of the deity are filthy and that some of her influences debase and befoul." - Rebecca Harding Davis

"I heard the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls! I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls! I felt her presence, by its spell of might, Stoop o'er me from above; The calm, majestic presence of the Night, As of the one I love." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Some glory in their birth , some in their skill , Some in their wealth , some in their bodies' force , Some in their garments, though new-fangled ill; Some in their hawks and hounds , some in their horse ; And every humor hath his adjunct pleasure , Wherein it finds a joy above the rest ." - William Shakespeare

"It is easy for most of us to keep our hands from picking and stealing when picking and stealing plainly lead to prison diet and prison garments. But when silks and satins come of it, and with the silks and satins general respect, the net result of honesty does not seem to be so secure." - Anthony Trollope

"Hope and Memory have one daughter and her name is Art, and she has built her dwelling far from the desperate field where men hang out their garments upon forked boughs to be banners of battle. O beloved daughter of Hope and Memory, be with me for a while." - William Butler Yeats

"Like most manic depressives, some of my symptoms included racing thoughts that I simply had to act upon - flying from New York to Paris and taking the train to Berlin; flying to Argentina in the middle of the night; spending tens of thousands of dollars on unnecessary garments, dinners and gifts." - Andy Behrman

"I want to try and wear as many Australian designers as I can because I'd like to support my Australian colleagues in the industry as well as find things that are eco-friendly. I love the green concept of wearing more sustainable garments at events." - Lucy Fry



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