Jill McCubbin - artist -

The best quotations about laundry & clothes (if you missed them, tucked here & there, alongside my exhibition of paintings)

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Respect is love in plain clothes. 

― Frankie Byrne 


A lady is one who never shows her underwear unintentionally.

― Lillian Day


It's better to have loved and lost than do forty pounds of laundry a week.

― Salvador Dali


You know what I figure, if I can do laundry, there's nothing I can't do.

― Rachel Green 


Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night.

―Joyce Grenfell


At every point in history, there's always the laundry.


Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color.


The most memorable days usually end with the dirtiest clothes.


Out, damned spot! Out, I say!

― Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 1


Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society

― Mark Twain


Aprons, towels, linens, clothes ― with each load my loathing grows.

― Pippa O’Brien


Crinolines kill.


Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.

― Henry David Thoreau


What a strange power there is in clothing. 

― Isaac Bashevis Singer


Fashion is like the id. It makes you desire things you shouldn't.

― Bob Morris


It's not what you wear – it's how you take it off. 


No one has ever had an idea in a dress suit. 

― Frederick G. Banting


Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

― Dorothy Parker


Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.

― Mason Cooley


Never wear anything that panics the cat. 

― P.J. O'Rourke


You don't get anything clean without getting something else dirty. 

― Cecil Baxter


Life is too important to be taken seriously.

― Oscar Wilde


(The exhibition, Combinations, Crinolines and Clotheslines runs until August 3, 2013, at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte ON.) 


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