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1. "The world doesn't need another clothing company. But it does need a certain funk."
Author: Andre Benjamin
2. "The Stasi had used radiation to mark people and objects it wanted to track. It developed a range of radioactive tags including irradiated pins it could surreptitiously insert into a person's clothing, radioactive magnets to place on cars, and radioactive pellets to shoot into tyres."
Author: Anna Funder
3. "Pilgrims were people glad to take off their clothing, which was on fire."
Author: Anne Carson
4. "Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, discipline, education, minding, nursing, transportation, and emotional support that creates life outside of the office, permits survival of the race, cares for the ill and disabled, and makes life livable when we can no longer care for ourselves."
Author: Anne Marie Slaughter
5. "He had been a boy who liked to draw, according to my friend, so he became an architect. Children who drew,I learned, became architects; I had thought they became painters. My friend explained that it was not proper to become a painter; it couldn't be done. I resigned myself to architecture school and a long life of drawing buildings. It was a pity, for I disliked buildings, considering them only a stiffer and more ample form of clothing, and no more important."
Author: Annie Dillard
6. "Nothing to mountaineering, just a little physical endurance, a good deal of brains, lots of practice, and plenty of warm clothing."
Author: Annie Smith Peck
7. "My food hero has to be Auguste Escoffier. And the villain? The man who's been most responsible for the death of food in my time is Ronald McDonald. He's always scared me, I think he's evil - he's a wolf in sheep's clothing. Him and the Hamburglar."
Author: Arthur Potts Dawson
8. "I wish I could swap closets with Diana Vreeland, but I think only my left thigh would fit into her clothing."
Author: Catherine Martin
9. "A lot of geeks are pale, bespectacled, wear dark clothing and don't get out much - the stereotype exists because it is very often true. I could pass for a non-geek but it would be inaccurate."
Author: China Mieville
10. "You can be obsessed with makeup and hair products and, you know, your appearance and still be absolutely making smart life decisions and work on your smarts, develop your smarts by studying something like math. Then you'll make much better decisions on the brands of clothing that you buy or whatever it is that you want."
Author: Danica McKellar
11. "We ascend, he said, from physical needs (food, clothing, shelter) to safety needs (security, protection, assurance), then on to social needs (love, friendship, belonging), and next to the need for self-esteem (valuing self, self-worth, pride)."
Author: David Keirsey
12. "My arm is weighted by the huge pile of clothing she's hung over it. A moment of clarity comes over me. This isn't what friendship is about, I know that now."
Author: Dawn O'Porter
13. "I know white clothing is supposed to enhance that summer glow, but writers don't tan."
Author: Diablo Cody
14. "I have a line of clothing at J.C. Penney's... and I'm lucky to be affiliated."
Author: Diahann Carroll
15. "I like to use two basic elements for my clothing: rock... you know, metal and chains and stuff - mixed with fairies and drama and Victorian clothing - fantasy."
Author: Evanescence
16. "I like how Ralph Lauren creates a mystical world through his clothing."
Author: Ezra Koenig
17. "...quality of life lies in knowledge, in culture. Values are what constitute true quality of life, the supreme quality of life, even above food, shelter and clothing."
Author: Fidel Castro
18. "It is true that we do not recognize greatness among us. Our measurements of importance are generally faulty and speak mainly to the superficialities of life, e.g., where one lives, the type of clothing one wears, the cars one drives, to the number of bodyguards that one employs to carry bags and open and close doors."
Author: Haki R. Madhubuti
19. "I told you that my idea was great.""They usually are.""Holy [crap]. Did you just admit that?""Maybe I did.""Uh-huh, you've always known my ideas hit a ten.""On a scale of 1 to 100, yes.""Ha.Ha. Guess what.Got another idea.""Does it involve eggs?""It doesn't involve eggs.""It doesn't?""But it does involve something equally tasty. And it involves you, me, a bed, and very little, if any, clothing."
Author: J. Lynn
20. "Fairest and best adorned is she Whose clothing is humility."
Author: James Montgomery
21. "I wear everything from hip-hop baggy pants to beautiful Armani dresses. I also like to mix vintage clothing with designer pieces."
Author: Julia Stiles
22. "So what's everyone else doing tonight?" I asked."Something with Jack," kate said, smiling coyly. "Clothing is optional."
Author: Kristi Cook
23. "I had been downright paranoid all afternoon, aware of everyone near me. By the time I went for the car, my neck and shoulders were knotted into one painful ache. The most frightening thing I'd seen all afternoon had been the prices on the designer clothing."
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
24. "Beware of extroverts in retreat center clothing!"
Author: Laurie A. Helgoe
25. "I am really into color and bright clothing. When I'm wearing heels, I always like to throw some different colors into my outfit, so it doesn't match. That gives my look a retro and funky feel."
Author: Leah LaBelle
26. "I'm a big Ralph Lauren girl, but I love vintage clothing. I like the whole western jeans and boots style. I love vintage T-shirts and flannels, and there's nothing like a great vintage sweatshirt."
Author: Lecy Goranson
27. "Why, Sicarius, is it possible you have a playful side beneath your razor-edged knives, severe black clothing and humourless glares?"
Author: Lindsay Buroker
28. "To me, clothing is a form of self-expression - there are hints about who you are in what you wear."
Author: Mark Jacobs
29. "She walked down the basement steps. She saw an imaginary framed photo seep into the wall - a quiet-smiled secret. No more than a few meters, it was a long walk to the drop sheets and the assortment of paint cans that shielded Max Vandenburg. She removed the sheets closest to the wall until there was a small corridor to look through. The first part of him she saw was his shoulder, and through the slender gap, she slowly, painfully, inched her hand in until it rested there. His clothing was cool. He did not wake.She could feel his breathing and his shoulder moving up and down ever so slightly. For a while, she watched him. Then she sat and leaned back.Sleepy air seemed to have followed her.The scrawled words of practice stood magnificently on the wall by the stairs, jagged and childlike and sweet. They looked on as both the hidden Jew and the girl slept, hand to shoulder.They breathed.German and Jewish lungs."
Author: Markus Zusak
30. "The boys wore jeans, or tracksuits with big ticks on them as if their clothing had been marked by a teacher who valued, above all else, conformity."
Author: Monica Ali
31. "We ignore the blackness of outer space and pay attention to the stars, especially if they seem to order themselves into constellations. "Common as the air" meant something worthless, but Hackworth knew that every breath of air that Fiona drew, lying in her little bed at night, just a silver flow in the moonlight, was used by her body to make skin and hair and bones. The air became Fiona, and deserving—no, demanding—of love. Ordering matter was the sole endeavor of Life, whether it was a jumble of self-replicating molecules in the primordial ocean, or a steam-powered English mill turning weeds into clothing, or Fiona lying in her bed turning air into Fiona."
Author: Neal Stephenson
32. "All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one's mind. After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate."
Author: Nellie Bly
33. "My uniform is usually just comfortable clothing. Being a stylist, you spend most of the day at photo shoots covered in safety pins."
Author: Nicola Formichetti
34. "I wanted clothing that I couldn't find, so I decided to make it."
Author: Pharrell Williams
35. "Myrnin froze, staring at her. He really was amazing, she thought; when he had that light in his eyes, it was possible to see past the crazy behavior and clothing chaos and recognize him as just…beautiful. The longing in his face was breathtaking."
Author: Rachel Caine
36. "All men and women--including young men and young women--should wear clothing that covers the shoulder and avoid clothing that is low cut in the front or back or revealing in any other manner. Tight pants, tight shirts, excessively baggy clothing, wrinkled apparel, and unkempt hair are not appropriate. All should avoid extremes in clothing, hairstyle, and other aspects of appearance. We should always be neat and clean, avoiding sloppiness or inappropriate casualness."
Author: Robert D. Hales
37. "Count Chemenensky was quietly gnawing on something, which, upon further inspection, appeared to be his own tattered clothing. Mon Dieu."
Author: Robin Bridges
38. "I am very much a person who appreciates perennial things. Things like a Lacoste shirt, a Clarks desert boot, Persol sunglasses and Vans shoes that have been the same forever. There are certain things that once you find it, you like it and it's done. I like Italian clothing, like suits from Battistoni and I have a shirt by Piero Albertelli."
Author: Roman Coppola
39. "At that moment, I wished I were the wind, free to dance across her flesh, seep through her clothing, and explore the forbidden depths of her body beneath."
Author: Sean Holloway
40. "Cling, therefore, to this sound and wholesome plan of life; indulge the body just so far as suffices for good health. ... Your food should appease your hunger, your drink quench your thirst, your clothing keep out the cold, your house be a protection against inclement weather. It makes no difference whether it is built of turf or variegated marble imported from another country: what you have to understand is that thatch makes a person just as good a roof as gold."
Author: Seneca
41. "If my clothing does stand out, then I guess it's a compliment, but I just wear whatever feels comfortable."
Author: Shania Twain
42. "Shoes and clothing damage our ability to survive naked in the wilderness."
Author: Steve Mann
43. "How goddamn foolish it is, the war. They's no war in the worth that's worth fightin' for. I don't care where it is. They can't tell me any different. Money, money is the thing that causes it all. I wouldn't be a bit surprised that the people that start wars and promote 'em are the men that make the money, make the ammunition, make the clothing and so forth. Just think of the poor kids that are starvin' to death in Asia and so forth that could be fed with how much you make one big shell of. ~Alvin "Tommy" Bridges"
Author: Studs Terkel
44. "Well, I don't find glamour and clothing relevant."
Author: Tea Leoni
45. "All dwarfs have beards and wear up to twelve layers of clothing. Gender is more or less optional."
Author: Terry Pratchett
46. "Sonata for Thunderstorm, Trapdoors and Young Women in Skimpy Clothing."
Author: Terry Pratchett
47. "This is where the factionless live. Because they failed to complete initiation into whatever faction they chose, they live in poverty, doing the work no one else wants to do. They are janitors and construction workers and garbage collectors; they make fabric and operate trains and drive buses. In return for their work they get food and clothing, but, as my mother says, not enough of either."
Author: Veronica Roth
48. "She had, it seems, no difficulty in sustaining the different parts, for her sex changed so far more frequently than those who have worn only one set of clothing can conceive; nor can there be any doubt that she reaped a twofold harvest by this device; the pleasure of life were increased and its experiences multiplied."
Author: Virginia Woolf
49. "My diminished girth, in tailor phraseology, was hardly conceivable even by my own friends, or my respected medical adviser, until I put on my former clothing, over what I now wear, which is a thoroughly convincing proof of the remarkable change."
Author: William Banting
50. "I applied my reason at every moment. Reason is excellent for getting food, clothing and shelter. Reason is the very best tool kit. Nothing beats reason for keeping tigers away. But be excessively reasonable and you risk throwing out the universe with the bathwater."
Author: Yann Martel

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