Inspirational Fabric Quotes & Sayings On Painting, Fashion

These fabric quotes will inspire you. Fabric cloth or other material produced by weaving or knitting fibers; or the walls, floor, and roof of a building.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging fabric quotes, fabric sayings, and fabric proverbs.

Best Fabric Quotes

  1. “I care more about telly because it made me an actor and there’s a much more immediate response to TV. You can address the political or cultural fabric of your country.” ~ Christopher Eccleston
  2. “Love is a fabric which never fades, no matter how often it is washed in the water of adversity and grief.” ~ Robert Fulghum
  3. “We live in a web of ideas, a fabric of our own making.” ~ Joseph Chilton Pearce
  4. “The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.” ~ Charles Ives
  5. “When I don’t have any ideas, I pick up fabric and start working with it and something happens.” ~ Geoffrey Beene

  6. “When the fabric of the universe becomes unknown, it is the duty of the university to produce weavers.” ~ Gordon Gee
  7. “We are nothing but the product of billions of years of molecules coming together and ratcheting up through natural selection, we are composed only of highways of fluids and chemicals sliding along roadways within billions of dancing cells, trillions of synaptic conversations hum in parallel, this vast egglike fabric of micron-thin circuitry runs algorithms undreamt of in modern science, and these neural programs give rise to our decision making, loves, desires, fears, and aspirations. That understanding would be a numinous experience, better than anything ever proposed in anyone’s holy text.” ~ David Eagleman
  8. “Like I said about Freaked, people tend to find these films, and I think that in the end the cool thing about a movie is that it can be sort of burnt temporarily, but then it’s burnt into the fabric of your culture.” ~ Alex Winter
  9. “The President is destroying the fabric of America with a combined policy of war, tax cuts for the wealthy, and reductions in spending for domestic needs.” ~ Charles Rangel
  10. “And woven into the fabric of this harsh existence was music.” ~ Lesley Garrett

  11. “In the Russian experience, although the Russian state is oppressive, it is their state, it is part of their fabric, and so the relation between Russian citizens and their state is complicated.” ~ Ryszard Kapuscinski
  12. “Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it.” ~ Simone Weil
  13. “Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.” ~ Richard P. Feynman
  14. “If I could be reincarnated as a fabric, I would come back as a 38 double-D bra.” ~ Jesse Ventura
  15. “Despite the ethnic diversity within each nation, the social fabric of the region by and large is one.” ~ Bashar al-Assad

  16. “The legacy of the Armenian Genocide is woven into the fabric of America.” ~ Adam Schiff
  17. “One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life.” ~ Henry Miller
  18. “Men may die, but the fabric of our free institutions remains unshaken.” ~ Chester A. Arthur
  19. “The American people do not want people thumbing their nose at the law. It undercuts the very fabric of our society and the system of civil justice and of criminal justice as well.” ~ Ernest Istook
  20. “The little things that made up the fabric of the first six years of my life were suddenly ripped away, and I didn’t have anyone around me who loved me. Not one single person.” ~ Julie Christie

  21. “Men o’ war were to be a part of the fabric of my life for the next half-century.” ~ Lord Mountbatten
  22. “When we constantly ask for miracles, we’re unraveling the fabric of the world. A world of continuous miracles would not be a world, it would be a cartoon.” ~ Douglas Coupland
  23. “I’ve never been one to tear the social fabric.” ~ Judith Guest
  24. “Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life.” ~ Warren E. Burger
  25. “This is the kind of situation that can tear people apart. It tears at the fabric of your soul and can certainly tear at your marriage and ours has gotten only stronger.” ~ Shelley Fabares

  26. “The way we get past capitalism is by building on the healthy non-capitalist aspects of our world while we also do pitched battle with the capitalist ones that we have a fair chance of winning against. In that way we build a better world and shrink the destructive capitalist practices that are part of the social fabric.” ~ Cynthia Kauffman
  27. “We see ourselves as inhabiting a complex social world that has some capitalist things going on in it as well as some socialist ones, some communist ones, and many where economics are not separated out of the broader fabric of life (such as sharing and gift-giving, and mutual support).” ~ Cynthia Kauffman
  28. “Engaging the body in acts of being present with God, including certain ceremonial practices, opens us up to God in new ways. People of faith in ancient times understood that such physical acts and practices as rest and worship, dietary restrictions, and mandated fabric in their wardrobes were of great value to their faith and life.” ~ Doug Pagitt
  29. “Longnecks. The thrust of the head in a certain position. The way the fingers work, fabrics work. It’s all part of my painting background.” ~ Lillian Bassman , Fabric quotes painting
  30. “The fabric of society is woven together by the needle of suppression and denial.” ~ Dov Davidoff

  31. “I’m quite tactile, so I like fabrics that feel good. I try to avoid fabrics that crease – especially with my son. When you have a child, that’s important. A great pair of a jeans, a t-shirt and some loafers, that’s what I always wear.” ~ Miranda Kerr
  32. “We’re taught that domestic life is not a “serious” political topic, like war and peace, but the fact is that we spend most of our lives doing everyday things: at the dinner table, in the kitchen, washing dishes, grocery-shopping, commuting. These things make up the fabric of our lives.” ~ Annia Ciezadlo
  33. “My mind still runs too fast. If we get the wrong fabric or something is stitched the wrong way, I get so angry and so flummoxed that I start spelling my words, just to slow myself down.” ~ William Ivey Long
  34. “We also had a team of costumers that would do samples for us, of fabrics, textures, people doing silhouettes of things up on dress forms, just to kind of inform the design process. Through all of that we got to the point that we had to figure out how to light them up. So that was a huge undertaking.” ~ Christine Bieselin Clark
  35. “I grew up on the beaches, and I always found it kind of funny that it’s considered decent if you cover three tiny spots with pieces of fabric.” ~ Bo Derek

  36. “I started with wanting to think about witches, about strong women who have special powers – who are often misunderstood. Then I found some beautiful blue fabric, so I made Blue Witches. My creative process is always like that. Organic, text, theme, subtext, each day evolving and trying to make strong, beautiful clothes. It’s that simple.” ~ Rei Kawakubo
  37. “I brought color to bridal. There was one whole season of blush. If you think about the bareness, the illusion (fabric), the corsets that I did in bridal, they were trends in ready-to-wear, too.” ~ Vera Wang
  38. “Yes, the highest things are beyond words. That is probably why all art aspires to the condition of wordlessness. When literature works on you, it does so in silence, in your dreams, in your wordless moments. Good words enter you and become moods, become the quiet fabric of your being. Like music, like painting, literature too wants to transcend its primary condition and become something higher. Art wants to move into silence, into the emotional and spiritual conditions of the world. Statues become melodies, melodies become yearnings, yearnings become actions.” ~ Ben Okri
  39. “Even though I was painted, even though I had on seven layers of paint – to the point that I got a tan, it was as thick as a fabric – I think I felt the most naked because I couldn’t cover myself at all. I didn’t have to, so I had to be much more open and relaxed.” ~ Ronda Rousey
  40. “I’d make my whole collection with just one square of fabric. I wouldn’t do anything else; everything had to be made from one square. This is just one example.” ~ Rei Kawakubo

  41. “My mom used to sell fabric and lace when I was younger. She would bring back these elaborate fabrics from Nigeria. I always enjoyed being around it. However, it wasn’t until I started making music that I started taking a vested interest.” ~ Tinie Tempah
  42. “Most of the designers are eco-friendly, even by default, through their use of up-cycled materials and organic fabrics, and by producing in small quantities. Ultimately, the design has to be great – no one will buy it if it looks like a hemp sack!” ~ Amber Valletta
  43. “I have fond memories of growing up in beautiful England. It is very much a part of the fabric of me, even though I left when I was quite young. It’s just a very different culture over there, filled with a profound depth of history.” ~ Samantha Newark
  44. “Photographic cropping is always experienced as a rupture in the continuous fabric of reality.” ~ Rosalind E. Krauss

  45. “As a kid, I used to come to our offices and play under the desks of people I now work with, or who work for me. I would come in and play with fabrics and make little clothes for my Snoopy. People here feel like family. But if I couldn’t make a difference, I wouldn’t be here. My father wouldn’t want me to be here.” ~ David Lauren
  46. “I’m required to do every job well enough that I’d use it as evidence in court – that doesn’t come cheaply! Property is a critical asset for individuals. Maintaining the cadastre (legal survey fabric) is an important job and a valuable service.” ~ Mark Mason
  47. “The search for the new black is one of the most elusive quests known to man. It’s rumored that Christopher Columbus once searched for the new black and simply gave up. Yet every season we are convinced that some magical chromatic fabric will usurp black as the king of fashion, only to realize later that black still reigns supreme.” ~ Ashton Kutcher , Fabric quotes fashion
  48. “Fiction does not invent out of a vacuum, but it invents; and what it invents is, first, the fabric and cadence of language, and then a slant of idea that sails out of these as a fin lifts from the sea.” ~ Cynthia Ozick
  49. “The unwilling soldier will do anything to fight for a useless fabric piece of ribbon.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

  50. “Businesses and other human endeavors are also systems. They, too, are bound by invisible fabrics of interrelated actions, which often take years to fully play out their effects on each other. Since we are part of that lacework ourselves, it’s doubly hard to see the whole pattern of change. Instead, we tend to focus on snapshots of isolated parts of the system, and wonder why our deepest problems never seem to get resolved.” ~ Peter Senge
  51. “Far from affording artists continuous inspiration, mass-media sources for art have become a dead end. They have combined with the abstractness of institutional art teaching to produce a fine-arts culture given over to information and not experience. This faithfully echoes the drain of concreteness from modern existence- the reign of mere unassimilated data instead of events that gain meaning by being absorbed into the fabric of imaginative life.” ~ Robert Hughes
  52. “Having an answer is a comfort. It’s when you start asking questions and those questions pull threads in the larger fabric, you’re forced to wonder what you’re left with. And for people of any age, it’s scary to think the fabric of the universe – or the universe as you’ve always believed it existed – can just unwind, you know?” ~ Robin Epstein
  53. “I believe that at the moment of death, that the soul is released in a molecular form, that actually goes into the – the fabric of the universe, the structure of hydrogen and nitrogen and oxygen because we’re electrically – we’re galvanic, we’re electrochemical.” ~ Dan Aykroyd
  54. “When you buy a piece of vintage clothing you’re not just buying the fabric and thread – you’re buying a piece of someone’s past” ~ Isabel Wolff

  55. “I’m always surprised that people make such a fuss about Italian tailoring and French design houses. I think traditional British tailoring for men is so good. Everything’s the right cut, the fabrics are good.” ~ Sean Lennon
  56. “The artist is still a little like the old court jester. He’s supposed to speak his vicious paradoxes with some sense in them, but he isn’t part of whatever the fabric is that makes a nation.” ~ William Faulkner
  57. “What happens to the mind of a person, and the moral fabric of a nation, that accepts the aborting of the life of a baby without a pang of conscience? What kind of a person and what kind of a society will we have twenty years hence if life can be taken so casually? It is that question, the question of our attitude, our value system, and our mind-set with regard to the nature and worth of life itself that is the central question confronting mankind. Failure to answer that question affirmatively may leave us with a hell right here on earth.” ~ Jesse Jackson
  58. “I think you’d have to be a pretty brave man to say “never go out of style,” but men’s suiting has been relatively stable for 100 years now. The single-breasted, two-button gray flannel suit, you could’ve worn it in exactly the same cut, shape and fabric in 1910 as you wear it in 2010.” ~ Patrick Grant
  59. “Twitter is part of our social fabric” ~ Joel Comm

  60. “There is a slovenly disrespect for truth and reality that has infected and cross-infected the arts; the values of entertainment are relentlessly in the ascendant, to the extent that it becomes virtually impossible to write a naturalistic fictional sentence without feeling that the fabric of that sentence is already compromised.” ~ Rachel Cusk
  61. “I wanted to feel good about the way I looked. I didn’t understand why style had to be sacrificed for sports technology. I found when going to the gym women were wearing their own tees, without the technology. I started to think, does it make you run faster if you wear that terrible color or sweat less if you wear that horrible fabric? And I challenged it, and the answers were not there to why we were being given poor design work. It was something I wanted to bring to women’s wardrobes.” ~ Stella McCartney
  62. “When I was creative director [at Estée Lauder], I was always being asked about my beauty must-haves. From there I had this fun idea to create a line of what was in my makeup bag. But I also love accessories, and people associate me with home, family, and beauty. As a girl, my favorite toy was my dollhouse; if I could still play with it now, I would! I used to love a well-arranged room: the furniture, the fabric, the lighting.” ~ Aerin Lauder
  63. “At its best, flattery is truth well dressed, and it is best dressed with fine see-through fabrics. Honest flattery can caress a lover, cover up a gaffe, and muffle aggression.” ~ Willis Regier

  64. “Facebook has woven itself into the fabric of our lives and the foundation of the Internet. I think everything will be redefined because people are using their real identities on the Internet.” ~ Ruchi Sanghvi
  65. “We are all linked by a fabric of unseen connections. This fabric is constantly changing and evolving. This field is directly structured and influenced by our behavior and by our understanding.” ~ David Bohm

Fabric is the structure of something; the parts of something that hold it together and make it what it is.

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