Quotes About Fashion



Fashion--a word which knaves and fools may use,
Their knavery and folly to excuse.
_Rosciad_. C. CHURCHILL.

The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
_Much Ado about Nothing, Act iii. Sc. 3_. SHAKESPEARE.

Nothing exceeds in ridicule, no doubt,
A fool in fashion, but a fool that's out;
His passion for absurdity's so strong
He cannot bear a rival in the wrong.
Though wrong the mode, comply: more sense is shown
In wearing others' follies than our own.
_Night Thoughts, Night II_. DR. E. YOUNG.

Nothing is thought rare
Which is not new, and followed; yet we know
That what was worn some twenty years ago
Comes into grace again.
_The Noble Gentleman: Prologue_. BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER.

I'll be at charges for a looking-glass,
And entertain some score or two of tailors,
To study fashions to adorn my body.
_King Richard III., Act i. Sc. 2_. SHAKESPEARE.

Let's do it after the high Roman fashion.
_Antony and Cleopatra, Act iv. Sc. 15_. SHAKESPEARE.


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