We act the way we dress. Neglected and untidy clothes reflect a neglected and untidy mind.
There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us, and not we, them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast, but they mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking.
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) British novelist and essayist.
I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.
Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.
Euripides (BC 480-BC 406) Greek tragic poet.
Good clothes open all doors.
Thomas Fuller (1608-1661) British clergyman and author.
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) British novelist.
One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.
The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it.
Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British statesman.
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English essayist, poet, and dramatist.
From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.
Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) German writer.