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"Physics is imagination in a straight jacket." - John Moffat

"The next time you drop my jacket, I'll drop you!" - Vince Mcmahon

"Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket." - William Golding

"I never wore a studded leather jacket, y'know. Ne-va!" - John Lydon

"I always try and keep a jacket from everything I do. I've still got my original coat from 'Snatch' and my jacket from 'This Is England'." - Stephen Graham

"Tech Jacket shares the same tone as Invincible, but the subject matter is very different. Where Invincible is about perfection, Tech Jacket is about flaws." - Robert Kirkman

"What we need is imagination, but imagination in a terrible strait-jacket." - Richard P Feynman

"When you buy a jacket, it's important the pockets are big enough for a paperback!" - Daniel Pennac

"I'm the Barbie, keep alotta plastic. Little pink stars, put em on my jacket." - Nicki Minaj

"I love the classic trucker jacket as an icon of rock 'n' roll and rebellion." - Shepard Fairey

"My favorite jacket is an emergency item. Much like myself, it is both snuggly and fashionable." - Cassandra Clare

"When you buy a jacket, it's important the pockets are big enough for a paperback!" - Daniel Pennac

"My heart is still a leather jacket I am waiting to give to someone sweet." - Andrea Gibson

"Channeling my inner bohemian in a maxi print skirt and textured denim jacket." - Lubov Azria

"Start the week with a striking indigo skirt paired with an embroidered suede moto jacket." - Lubov Azria

"You know what Gordie Howe got for a signing bonus? A team jacket!" - Ed Lauter

"Keep your jacket buttoned. Always. It's just really flattering-it will take pounds off you." - Tom Ford

"Helvetica is the jeans, and Univers the dinner jacket. Helvetica is here to stay." - Adrian Frutiger

"You look disappointed to see me, Zach," Macey teased. "Don't you like my jacket?" - Ally Carter

"Get that strait jacket that Heidenreich had and put it on Lita!" - Jerry Lawler

"Spring. March fans it, April christens it, and May puts on its jacket and trousers." - Henry David Thoreau

"One of the most difficult and ironic murder weapons is the life jacket." - Demetri Martin

"You never see anyone wearing a black turtleneck and leather jacket doing something nice." - Daniel Tosh

"Fame is not like a jacket. You can't put it on and then take it off." - Victoria Beckham

"Catching a yellow-jacket in your shirt at seventy miles per hour can double your vocabulary." - Anonymous

"Day hath put on his jacket, and around His burning bosom buttoned it with stars." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Nixon is finding out there are no tails on an Eisenhower jacket." - Adlai Stevenson

"I have a vest. If I had my arms cut off, it would be a jacket." - Mitch Hedberg

"I am wearing a vest. If I had no arms, it would be a jacket." - Mitch Hedberg

"I love leather. I'm very much a leather jacket, leather trousers kind of girl." - Amrita Acharia

"The clue to book jacket photography is to look friendly and approachable, but not too glamorous." - Antonia Fraser

"I'm a Hollywood writer, so I put on my sports jacket and take off my brain." - Ben Hecht

"My girlfriend bought me a down jacket, she said it fit my personality." - Jay London

"I wore a woman's antique fur jacket to my high school junior prom." - Lance Loud

"I've always been a T-shirt, Levi's, leather jacket, and combat boots kind of girl." - Robin Wright

"A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Nixon is finding out there are no tails on an Eisenhower jacket." - Adlai E Stevenson

"I love a pair of sexy heels with jeans, a nice jacket, or a little dress." - Beyonce Knowles

"A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"Kung fu lives in everything we do. It lives in how we put on a jacket and how we take off a jacket. It lives in how we treat people. Everything is kung fu." - Jackie Chan

"Even at summer time, I'm still jacket shopping. I've always found that if you find a really nice leather jacket you kind of just go with it because they're timeless." - Shaun White

"If you're wearing a jacket, as I always am, the sweater vest always needs to be buttoned, with the exception of the bottom button. But if you're going sans jacket, you can leave it open." - Tim Gunn

"God, it was good. Comforting and stimulating at the same time. Absolute world-class pheromones. I wished I could take his jacket home with me. Not him, just the jacket." - Lisa Kleypas

"I tend not to wear ties very often. I'm usually in old stuff: Hermes or Marc Jacobs boots and jeans and a T-shirt and a leather jacket or a jean jacket." - Nate Berkus

"When a madman appears thoroughly sane, indeed, it is high time to put him in a straight jacket." - Edgar Allan Poe

"If you put that straight jacket on me, I am going to pull your endocrine system out of your body." - Gary Busey

"'Well,' said Red Jacket [to someone complaining that he had not enough time], 'I suppose you have all there is.'" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There'll always be a McQueen woman. She's strong, powerful & when she puts a McQueen jacket on, she feels different." - Sarah Burton

"Channel a bohemian state of mind with an effortless dress paired with a must have embroidered moto jacket." - Lubov Azria

"How does gravity work? And if it were to cease suddenly, would certain restaurants still require a jacket?" - Woody Allen

"Every jacket I make has interior pockets big enough to store a book and a sandwich and a passport." - Rick Owens

"Dress simply. If you wear a dinner jacket, don't wear anything else on it ... like lunch or dinner." - George Burns

"To match the shoes with the jacket is fey. To match the shoes with the hat is taste." - Gene Wilder

"I used to do jacket design, and I'm very conscious of covers, and probably meddle more than other authors would." - Steven Amsterdam

"I can wear a suit, sweatpants, a long tee shirt, and a denim jacket all at the same time." - Tinie Tempah

"And how does gravity work? And if it were to cease suddenly, would certain restaurants still require a jacket?" - Woody Allen

"If the soul cannot find its jacket. it is condemned to an eternity of wandering-naked and alone" - Anne Fadiman

"When I was a kid doing television, they'd stick a leather jacket on me, and I would be the thug." - Phil Daniels

"A simple leather jacket... has gotten me through cocktail parties in New York and cold nights in Afghanistan." - Ronan Farrow

"Hey!" I screamed, waving the jacket, running to one side of the monster. "Hey, stupid! Ground beef!" - Rick Riordan

"I remember the feeling of a tweed Chanel jacket because my mom used to wear one to work." - Astrid Bergesfrisbey

"One favourite find of mine has to be a 1980s black dinner jacket that I wear as a dress." - Lily Donaldson

"In the modern world there's no such thing as formality. A dinner jacket used to mean a tuxedo, you know?" - Noah Emmerich

"I like to match what I wear to my book jacket - it's a little bit cheesy, but it's my thing." - Emily Giffin

"I have been an art director, a book designer, a book-jacket designer and an interior designer." - Milton Glaser

"When Uganda got debt relief in 1999, the first item President Museveni bought was a presidential jacket for himself." - George Ayittey

"I do things like hem a pair of pants, I do my own tailoring but I wouldn't attempt a jacket." - Tim Gunn

"I have this vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycle jacket. When I put it on, it has this supercool feeling to it." - Alicia Keys

"I like to wear girlie things, but only if I can rock them up with biker boots or a jacket." - Pixie Lott

"You see a gorgeous woman on your screens in a flak jacket, and it's almost like entertainment." - Anne Sebba

"When I was 15, I wore combat boots with a fluorescent Columbia ski jacket. I was trying to find myself." - Eric Wareheim

"It's a dream come true for Bubba Watson from Bagdad, Florida to have the green jacket on." - Bubba Watson

"Winning the green jacket is great - I can pay for all the diapers I'm going to have to get." - Bubba Watson

"Whenever I pick up a jacket and it's heavy, I think, 'Oh, I don't want to wear that.'" - Sarah Burton

"I was at Plaza Athenee, where a jacket and tie was required. Andy Warhol came with his turtleneck, because he was always wearing a turtleneck, with a tie over it, and we gave him a jacket - so he had a jacket and tie over the turtleneck. It was pretty cool." - Daniel Boulud

"I don't have a collection, but I have a thing with jackets. I really like jackets. Whether it's an '80s motorbike jacket, or a Victorian jacket. I could wear the same jeans every day for months, but the jacket would be the thing that would change a lot." - Josephine De La Baume

"Another head - and a black alpaca jacket and a serviette this time - to tell us coffee is ready. Not before it is time, too." - D H Lawrence

"I thought everyone must know that a short jacket is always worn with a silk hat at a private view in the morning." - Edward VII

"Whoever had the bright idea of putting Indiana Jones in a leather jacket and a fedora in the jungle ought to be dragged into the street and shot." - Harrison Ford

"My denim jacket had 'I love GNR' and 'I love AC/DC' written all over it, but I always came back to swing." - Paloma Faith

"As a girl, she was a legal prey, especially if she was dressed in a worn black leather jacket and had pierced eyebrows, tattoos, and zero social status." - Steig Larsson

"When someone is drowning in the ocean of attachments, Surrender is the life jacket they can put on and wait for the rescue team" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"When thou seest thine enemy in trouble, curl not thy whiskers in contempt; for in every bone there is marrow, and within every jacket there is a man." - Saadi

"Colored leather is my favorite. To me, there's nothing more fun than wearing a cobalt blue leather skirt or a fuchsia leather jacket." - Mindy Kaling

"A jacket commemorating the Germans as champions of the 1990 World Cup is out of date two weeks after the event has passed." - Thomas Harrison

"I feel like jeans and a T-shirt have become Establishment. Everyone's dressed down. So actually putting on a jacket is the anti-Establishment stance." - Thom Browne

"Good is something you do, not something you talk about. Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your jacket." - Gino Bartali

"How little the color of a life jacket matters when we fall overboard. If something is important, it will be important under all circumstances. Otherwise, it's not important." - Pat McBride

"I have a really great show jacket from Lavalliere thats really well made, and I have a great pair of Gucci jodhpurs, which is hilarious." - Edie Campbell

"I love getting amazing jackets, because you can wear your pajamas underneath and everyone's like, 'Oh fabulous jacket', and I'm like, 'You should see what's underneath'." - Mary-Kate Olsen

"If I'm at a party where I'm not enjoying myself, I will put some cookies in my jacket pocket and leave without saying good-bye." - Mindy Kaling

"Jace laughed, that soft rich sound Clary loved so much. "I'm warning you, that jacket is sexy. The Institute could go up in sexy, sexy flames." - Cassandra Clare

"If I'm at a party where I'm not enjoying myself, I will put some cookies in my jacket pocket and leave without saying good-bye." - Mindy Kaling

"If I'm at a party where I'm not enjoying myself, I will put some cookies in my jacket pocket and leave without saying good-bye." - Mindy Kaling

"I guess a normal woman would find it extremely enjoyable to wear fancy clothes. For me, I didn't enjoy it. It felt like a straight jacket." - Meryl Streep

"For years, Mount Holyoke professor Joseph 'Full Metal Jacket' Ellis had been regaling students, interviewers and friends with gripping stories of his service in Vietnam." - Ann Coulter

"Yeah, I'm going to need a leather jacket for when I'm on my hog and need to go into a controlled slide." - George Michael

"I miss New York. I still love how people talk to you on the street - just assault you and tell you what they think of your jacket." - Madonna Ciccone

"In the northern hemisphere, always dressing according to the season: bare arms in spring (however cold it is) and woolen jacket in winter (however hot it is)." - Paulo Coelho

"Long hair minimizes the need for barbers; socks can be done without; one leather jacket solves the coat problem for many years; suspenders are superfluous." - Albert Einstein

"I think when you take off that jacket and they see that 'I LOVE GRANDMA' T-shirt, they're going to rip your heart out." - Elayne Boosler

"The other day, someone told me the difference between a democracy and a people's democracy. It's the same difference between a jacket and a straitjacket." - Ronald Reagan

"I think when you take off that jacket and they see that "I LOVE GRANDMA" T-shirt, they"re going to rip your heart out." - Elayne Boosler

"Well, you know, I don't really want to trade next year. I certainly enjoyed having the jacket put on me rather than putting it on." - Phil Mickelson

"I do hang on to things. I was so happy my father saved his army jacket. I grew up wearing that all through high school." - Kyle Maclachlan

"It was not a very white jacket, but white enough, in all conscience, as the sequel will show. The way I came by it was this..." - Herman Melville

"Christmas Eve, 1955, Benny Profane, wearing black levis, suede jacket, sneaker and big cowboy hat, happened to pass through Norfolk, Virginia." - Thomas Pynchon

"The good Lord sees your heart, not the braid on your jacket, before Him we are all in our birthday suits, generals and common men alike." - Thomas Mann

"The fifties were when people started coming down on juvenile delinquents, hoodlums, vandals-anybody that was young, wore a motorcycle jacket, and didn't act polite around older people." - Joe Bob Briggs

"Frankly, from my perspective, the bomber jacket is such a classic item you can wear it even when it's not on trend." - Tim Gunn

"The fifties were when people started coming down on "juvenile delinquents," "hoodlums," "vandals"-anybody that was young, wore a motorcycle jacket, and didn't act polite around older people." - Joe Bob Briggs

"Up until about 12 years ago we never, ever, wore flak jacket or helmets but now the nastiness has got worse." - Kate Adie

"I can mix and match a cute shirt with some skinny jeans under a leather jacket and it looks fun and unique." - Miley Cyrus

"The flyscreen door slammed behind me. My feet dragged. I reached each arm into the jacket. Warm sleeves. Crumpled collar. Hands in pockets. Okay. I walked." - Markus Zusak

"I kept having chills. This was in the middle of the summer and I was wearing a sheepskin jacket and I was chilling. I was shaking all over." - Dick York

"One of my favourite items is a very old jacket - it was my mum's uniform from when she was working 15 or 20 years ago." - Astrid Bergesfrisbey

"Going to the movies was a big event in my youth. My father would be the initiator - he'd have me put on a jacket to see a film." - Ralph Fiennes

"Everyone should have a great leather jacket in their wardrobe. It is perfect to wear with a T-shirt and jeans and great pair of high tops." - Brad Goreski

"You can't be glued in the '60s. Walking around, going up the pub or popping to Tesco in a hunting jacket." - Dave Davies

"I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know?" - Leonardo Dicaprio

"I always like to incorporate one or two chic accessories that contrast with the more gritty look of my daily uniform: a leather jacket and jeans." - Johan Lindeberg

"My essentials are skinny jeans, loose-fitting tees, big jumpers, and the leather jacket. Everything is black or blue - I don't own anything colorful." - Jamie Campbell Bower

"I'm one of those goobers who comes out of the polling place actually wearing the 'I VOTED' sticker on my jacket." - Mary Roach

"I have a really great show jacket from Lavalliere that's really well made, and I have a great pair of Gucci jodhpurs, which is hilarious." - Edie Campbell

"I used to dress up like Michael Jackson. I didn't have the glove, but I had a red jacket like in 'Thriller.'" - James Bay

"So I moved to Europe and only came back when directors like Robert Altman would call me after they'd seen my work in Full Metal Jacket." - Vincent D'Onofrio

"I imagine Heaven would have very nice weather - perfect climate where you can wear a leather jacket or shorts and a sweater." - Hilary Rhoda

"I'm a big fan of the laceless Converse for travel, with cute jeans, and throw on a little jacket, and you look presentable." - Melissa Rivers

"Don't ever take a dramatic lesson. They will try to put your voice in a dinner jacket, and people like their hominy and grits in everyday clothes." - Dale Robertson

"I like unkempt; I don't mind if I have holes in my jacket or whatever. I think people should look more the way they feel." - Chris Robinson

"Once, I had to clip a jacket back to take a picture, and after they were done I forgot to remove the clip until someone noticed." - Shay Mitchell

"Obama has become too dependent on formal speeches and set town halls. His idea of mixing it up is taking off his jacket." - Dee Dee Myers

"I love getting amazing jackets, because you can wear your pajamas underneath and everyone's like, 'Oh, fabulous jacket,' and I'm like, 'You should see what's underneath!'" - Marykate Olsen

"The first Chanel jacket that I saw - that I knew was Chanel - was on TV. It was on Mrs. Kennedy - the pink one." - Carine Roitfeld

"It was Julie Burchill who decreed that, beyond a certain age, a man should not be seen in a leather jacket." - Arthur Smith

"If I can raise more money for charities, or get more Canadian kids to play golf, the green jacket will mean even more." - Mike Weir

"So I moved to Europe and only came back when directors like Robert Altman would call me after they'd seen my work in Full Metal Jacket." - Vincent Donofrio

"I always wear a dinner jacket. I never have this definition of what goes for the morning or the evening or what works for the weekend." - Alber Elbaz

"Don't be afraid to mix things up by pairing a military-style jacket with a velvet skirt, vintage with modern, off-the-rack with couture, formal with casual." - Nina Garcia

"It's an honor to see that green jacket in the bedroom closet, but I'm not going to become somebody else because I won the Masters." - Bubba Watson

"My style offstage is so different from onstage. I love a pair of sexy heels with jeans, a nice jacket, or a little dress." - Beyonce Knowles

"If I walk into a store, I'm going to buy the best jacket or the best item in the store, hands down." - Theophilus London

"Book-jacket design may become a lost art, like album-cover design, without which late-20th-century iconography would have been pauperized." - James Wolcott

"So many women buy these boxy, shapeless jackets. I always tell them to buy a jacket one size too small to get the right fit." - Trinny Woodall

"I feel like jeans and a T-shirt have become Establishment. Everyone's dressed down. So actually, putting on a jacket is the anti-Establishment stance." - Thom Browne

"I'm a jacket man. And if I'm without one, I am kind of seriously disabled. I don't know how to operate in shirt sleeves." - Bill Nighy

"There have been situations where the people you're around have one vision for you, and it's like trying on a jacket that doesn't fit." - Keri Hilson

"I love the jacket with a varnish finish, a bomber. I adore the proportions, with the tight skirt, no stockings, very sexy - skirt to the knee." - Donatella Versace

"But when he thought to complain about the burden of its weight, he remembered that, because he had the jacket, he had withstood the cold of the dawn. We have to be prepared for change, he thought, and he was grateful for the jacket's weight and warmth. The jacket had a purpose, and so did the boy." - Paulo Coelho

"I took the jacket off, changed my T-shirt for a dark gray tank top, slipped on the tangle of the back sheath, and put the jacket on again. Thugs are us. Great. Just add a super-tight ponytail and loads of mascara, and I'd be ripe to play a supervillain's evil mistress. Ve haf vays of making you gif us your DNA sample." - Ilona Andrews



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