Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Cloth Quotes from famous authors such as Rain Dove, Feist, A. A. Gill, Adrian Cronauer, Jed S. Rakoff. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I just see clothing as cloth, and I see it as art, and I see it as a way to express yourself artistically in this world.
After ‘Sesame Street,’ it’s a hyper-familiar world to me and I have this childlike ability to ignore the fact that I’m talking to scraps of cloth. Every country I go to, I see posters promoting the film in different languages. ‘Los Muppets’ – I love that!
A cravat is the only item of named after Croatians. Balkan mercenaries were brought to Paris by Louis XIV. Their strange and exotic attire attracted the French bon hommes, who were wearing formal ruffs, and who immediately took to the simple and relaxed military cloth tied at the neck.
Martin Luther King, Jr. didn’t carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.
I was always attracted to taking a novel position, but one grounded in the materials I’d been given, not made up out of whole cloth.
Dez Bryant isn’t Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Drew Brees or Russell Wilson. Dez Bryant is a typical, me-first NFL receiver diva, cut from the same cloth as Terrell Owens, Chad Johnson, Randy Moss and Keyshawn Johnson, sprinkled with a heavy dash of Pacman Jones.
I learned how to change a cloth diaper on a raccoon. I was maybe 8 or 9.
Every well-dressed gentleman must have an all-cotton oxford cloth button-down shirt from Brooks Brothers.
I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
Smaller than a breadbox, bigger than a TV remote, the average book fits into the human hand with a seductive nestling, a kiss of texture, whether of cover cloth, glazed jacket, or flexible paperback.
In Britain, where the social safety net is more like a social swaddling cloth, crime rates other than murder are significantly higher than in the United States.
In Italy they take cheap cloth and make it look expensive, but I take expensive cloth and make it look cheap. They just don’t understand.
When water power then steam power were harnessed to spin and weave cloth, a cottage craft turned into an industry overnight.
Outside of white button-down oord cloth shirts, Trickers brogues, 501s, and Ray-Ban Aviators, the single item of clothing that I have had in my closet consistently since 1982 is a pair of black-and-white checked Vans. They are the lazy man’s shoe – perfect for dog walking and security lines at the airport.
Comics were always the lowest rung on the ladder, front of cloth at the Royal Variety Performance. What that means is you’re only there so Take That can set up behind the curtains.
The draconian spirit that seeks to enhance penalties and to lower the age at which juveniles will be tries as adults, is part of the ‘whole cloth’ of three strikes. Our failure to address the depair of our inner-city youth is only delayed by our over-confidence in a stance that is ‘tougher than thou.’
Harris Tweed as been around since before the Industrial Revolution when it was a handmade cloth from the Outer Hebrides in Scotland.
I was Donald Trump before Donald Trump became popular, so I think I should support him since we’re one of the same cloth.
They had a hard time miking me in my loin cloth, I mean, where were they gonna tape it?
The old footage of my dad, I always knew we were cut from the same cloth, because my dad was such a renegade and always marched to the beat of his own drum. To see where we were both dancing and being silly together, it’s too beautiful for words. I was really happy to have that.
The problem that I think is reasonable to assert about Fox and its coverage is that they make up stories out of whole cloth and then make a big deal out of them.
I didn’t live the lifestyle of the rich and famous. My diapers were nappy cloth. I didn’t live in a big house.
I remember being shocked when I came out from under the focusing cloth after a minute or two being submerged within that, at the startling green color of those ferns.
I think, on a personal level, everybody, when you go through the checkout line after you get your groceries and they say, ‘Paper or plastic?’ We should be saying, ‘Neither one.’ We should have our own cloth bags.
I went to the Old Bailey, and I met a judge, and I was petrified, but they were like, ‘Oh, you’re an actor, well, great.’ It was a bit like we’re cut from the same cloth a little bit.
My fascination has been the space between cloth and the body, and using a two-dimensional element to clothe a three-dimensional form.
If you look back throughout history from the ancient Egyptians onwards, most cultures started making clothing from a very basic premise: a single piece of cloth.
I can’t cut out a piece of cloth and make a lovely dress, but I can mend tears in shirts and sew on buttons.
I was in the Marine Corps in 1971. The idea ‘Where does authority come from?’ is fascinating to me. And also, the idea of a chaplain is fascinating to me because it’s a man of the cloth in uniform, and it’s the uniform of a killing machine. Back when I was in the Corps, when I saw that, I was amazed by it.
At the end of the night I just wash my face with a wash cloth, and then I’ll use a toner, like witch hazel. Then I’ll go in with a Neutrogena makeup wipe if I feel like I have anything left.
I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it’s marked by the blood of those who died defending it.
In a pinch, when my leather shoes need a quick shine, I take the inside of a banana peel and rub it on the leather like I would a shoe wax. Then I spit-shine it and buff it with a cloth, and my shoes look great.
To write about the hijab is to step into a minefield. Even among those who share my cultural and faith background, opinions veer from those who despise it as a symbol of backwardness to those for whom religion begins and ends with that piece of cloth.
I always say that I’m an artist who works with pictures and words, so I think that the different aspects of my activity, whether it’s writing criticism, or doing visual work that incorporates writing, or teaching, or curating, is all of a single cloth, and I don’t make any separation in terms of those practices.
When I’m not working, you’ll find me down the play park or on the Tube with my Converse on and a muslin cloth in my hand, wiping my boy’s snotty nose.
Grey cloth coaxes the lime trees of friends shadowing berries dropped by the grateful earth.
My dad made these dough balls and covered them up with a cloth in front of a gas fire, which was stuck on a wall. They were rising. In my head, I think they were the best rolls I’ve ever had. If there was a starting point for me, that was it.
We can move water easily with plastic pipes. We can move shade around with nursery cloth like a tinker toy for animals and plants. Yet we have developed this necessity to grow food with chemical fertiliser because we have forgotten the magic of manure.
Duct tape is like that. It’s a building block. You can make a rope out of it, you can make a cloth out of it. And because it sticks to stuff it’s even more powerful. It’s like an uber-material because of the versatility of a sticky fiber.
Sadness does not inhere in things; it does not reach us from the world and through mere contemplation of the world. It is a product of our own thought. We create it out of whole cloth.
I particularly love the silk in Jakarta, the shoes in Tokyo and the amazing cloth from Thailand and Malaysia.
Can there not be a limit to the fact that really you need to cut your cloth in accordance with what capabilities and finances you have?
And then as I frequently do, some times I’ll peek out from underneath the focusing cloth and just look around the edges of the frame that I’m not seeing, see if there’s something that should be adjusted in terms of changing the camera position.
By the age of 9 or 10, I knew that I had to cut my own cloth and make my own way.
No one sits in front of a drum set and thinks they invented it all out of whole cloth. The fact that the set is there means that you’ve got some dues to pay to Baby Dodds.
All of my work stems from the simplest of ideas that go back to the earliest civilizations: making clothing from one piece of cloth. It is my touchstone.
But whether, for example, a coat can be exchanged for twenty yards of linen cloth or for forty yards is not a matter of chance, but depends upon objective conditions, upon the amount of socially necessary labor time contained in the coat and in the linen respectively.
I am an independent film-maker first and foremost. I have always cut my own cloth.
My touchstone started out being – and is still – exploring the ways by which to make clothing from a single piece of cloth.
You don’t want to be that parent – the one who dresses his kid in a cloth sack when all the other kids are in Armani cloth sacks – especially in a time like ours, when materialism is not only rampant and ascendant but is fast becoming the only game in town.