65 Gown Quotes On Success In Life

These gown quotes will inspire you. A modern gown refers to several types of garments. It can refer to a woman’s dress, especially a formal, or especially fancy dress.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging gown quotes, gown sayings, and gown proverbs.

Best Gown Quotes

  1. “This may be a dream, but I’ll say it anyway: I was supposed to be married last year, and I bought a gown. When I meet Nelson Mandela, I shall put on this gown and have the train of it removed and put aside, and kiss the ground that he walks on and then kiss his feet.” ~ Nina Simone
  2. “I shall go
    Up and down
    In my gown.
    Gorgeously arrayed,
    Boned and stayed.” ~ Amy Lowell
  3. “You feel very romantic when you’re in a ball gown. Everyone should wear one once in a while.” ~ Carolina Herrera
  4. “Don’t let the clothes or anyone define you…just be yourself whether in a pair of jeans or a ball gown.” ~ Tweet

  5. “Always dress like you’re going to see your worst enemy.” ~ Kimora Lee Simmons
  6. “Once upon a perfect night, unclouded and still, there came the face of a pale and beautiful lady. The tresses of her hair reached out to make the constellations, and the dewy vapours of her gown fell soft upon the land.” ~ Kit Williams
  7. “After all there is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world.” ~ Douglas William Jerrold
  8. “The most confident of women are those who believe in every scrap of fabric they wear. They are the ones who are as happy wih their drawers as they are with their gowns. You can tell the difference between a woman who wraps herself in beautiful silks and satins and she who wears…otherwise.” ~ Sarah MacLean

  9. “Where’s the man could ease a heart Like a satin gown?” ~ Dorothy Parker
  10. “She wore a gown the color of storms, shadows, and rain and a necklace of broken promises and regrets.” ~ Susanna Clarke
  11. “Seek to be the purple thread in the long white gown.” ~ Epictetus , Long gown quotes
  12. “A beautiful woman seductively dressed will never catch cold no matter how low-cut her gown.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  13. “Clothes can have a very refined vibration. An ochre robe can be extremely refined and so can a wonderful satin gown or a silk brocade coast.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  14. “I’ve always loved high style in low company.” ~ Anita Loos
  15. “Sometimes I spend all day in my dressing gown. But if I do dress, I make myself ravishing because then, I feel ravishing.” ~ Eloisa James , Dressing gown quotes
  16. “I shoved on a dressing-gown, and flew downstairs like a mighty, rushing wind.” ~ P. G. Wodehouse

  17. “He gave her his heart. She took it and placed it quietly in the pocket of her gown. No one observed what she did.” ~ Susanna Clarke
  18. “Through tattered clothes, small vices do appear. Robes and furred gowns hide all.” ~ William Shakespeare
  19. “when a swinging sin is to be committed, there is nothing like a gown and a cassock to cover it.” ~ Laetitia Pilkington
  20. “I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith

  21. “On the waves of the brook she dances by, The light, the lovely dragon-fly; She dances here, she dances there, The shimmering, glimmering flutterer fair. And many a foolish young beetle’s impressed By the blue gauze gown in which she is dressed; They admire the enamel that decks her bright, And her elegant waist so slim and slight.” ~ Heinrich Heine
  22. “I see myself as a true modernist. Even when I do a traditional gown, I give it a modern twist. I go to the past for research. I need to know what came before so I can break the rules.” ~ Vera Wang
  23. “When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn’t find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That’s when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business.” ~ Vera Wang
  24. “What lurking temptations to forbidden tenderness find their finding-places in a woman’s dressing-gown, when she is alone in her room at night!” ~ Wilkie Collins

  25. “We are the creatures of imagination, passion, and self-will, more than of reason or even of self-interest. Even in the common transactions and daily intercourse of life, we are governed by whim, caprice, prejudice, or accident. The falling of a teacup puts us out of temper for the day; and a quarrel that commenced about the pattern of a gown may end only with our lives.” ~ William Hazlitt
  26. “A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that ‘individuality’ is the key to success.” ~ Robert Orben
  27. “Black for hunting through the night For death and mourning the color’s white Gold for a bride in her wedding gown And red to call the enchantment down White silk when our bodies burn Blue banners when the lost return Flame for the birth of a Nephilim And to wash away our sins. Gray for the knowledge best untold Bone for those who don’t grow old Saffron lights the victory march Green to mend our broken hearts Silver for the demon towers And bronze to summon wicked powers -Shadowhunter children’s rhyme” ~ Cassandra Clare
  28. “She has a wash and wear bridal gown.” ~ Henny Youngman

  29. “[Mrs. Allen was] never satisfied with the day unless she spent the chief of it by the side of Mrs. Thorpe, in what they called conversation, but in which there was scarcely ever any exchange of opinion, and not often any resemblance of subject, for Mrs. Thorpe talked chiefly of her children, and Mrs. Allen of her gowns.” ~ Jane Austen
  30. “A lawyer I once knew told me of a strange case, a suffragette who had never married. After her death, he opened her trunk and discovered 50 wedding gowns.” ~ Marguerite Young
  31. “I wake up every morning and I feel like I’m juggling glass balls. I live in Los Angeles, my business is run out of London, and most evenings I’m cuddled up in front of Skype, in my dressing gown, speaking with my studio in London. I travel a lot, my team travel a lot, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.” ~ Victoria Beckham
  32. “Through tattered clothes great vices do appear; Robes and furred gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold and the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks. Arm it in rags, a pigmy’s straw does pierce it.” ~ William Shakespeare

  33. “And priests in black gowns were walking their rounds and binding with briars my joys and desires. (from ‘The Garden of Love’)” ~ William Blake
  34. “We literally just finished making this gown 20 minutes ago. I love it. It’s my favorite color.” ~ Erykah Badu
  35. “If you can dress as a stormtrooper and go to a laundromat, or wear a sexy cheese gown in public, you might start to find “normal” social interactions a little less daunting.” ~ Misha Collins
  36. “Lysander, when Dionysius sent him two gowns, and bade him choose which he would carry to his daughter, said, “She can choose best,” and so took both away with him.” ~ Plutarch

  37. “I love the tradition of changing gowns throughout the reception. I know it’s a little extravagant, but why not – it’s your moment.” ~ Austin Scarlett
  38. “I am rather impatient to know the fate of my best gown.” ~ Jane Austen
  39. “When the movies first started, audiences were dumbstruck to see actresses walking around in evening gowns. They’d never seen anything like that. They wanted to be like those actors and actresses, so the movies informed their behavior. A lot of people started drinking martinis and smoking cigarettes because they felt it was cool.” ~ Bette Midler
  40. “I do not like new things of any kind, not even a new gown, far less a new acquaintance, therefore make as few as possible; one can but have one’s heart and hands full, and mine are. I have love and work enough to last me the rest of my life.” ~ Anna Brownell Jameson

  41. “Now it is necessary to court her, and win her, and put on this clean dressing gown, and cut my various nails, and drink something that will kill the millions of germs in my mouth, and say something flattering, and be witty and bonny, and hale and kinky, all just to ease this wrinkle in the groin. It seems a high price.” ~ Donald Barthelme
  42. “Well morning came, and it dressed the sky in a lovely yellow gown. Shopping malls are opening in that narrow hallway of downtown, filled with people who are shopping for their lovers and their friends, singing “I won’t ever be lonely again” ~ Conor Oberst
  43. “I am in a fabulously lucky position in that I get to wear beautiful, beautiful gowns for functions, which I can then give back. That way, they’re not sitting in my wardrobe with me looking at them and feeling guilty. I love that, and I think when people have a fabulous function to go to, I’d recommend renting.” ~ Helen Mirren
  44. “Don’t judge me. You wanna judge me, put on a black gown and get a gavel. Get in line with the rest of them that’s about to judge me. I got court dates every other month. It’s me against the world – that’s how I feel.” ~ Lil Wayne

  45. “The thought that, insignificant as she was, she yet might do some good, made her very careful of her acts and words, and so anxious to keep head contented and face happy, that she forgot her clothes, and made others do the same. She did not know it, but that good old fashion of simplicity made the plain gowns pretty, and the grace of unconsciousness beautified their little wearer with the charm that makes girlhood sweetest to those who truly love and reverence it.” ~ Louisa May Alcott
  46. “Underneath my stiffened gown Is the softness of a woman bathing in a marble basin, A basin in the midst of hedges grown So thick, she cannot see her lover hiding, But she guesses he is near, And the sliding of the water Seems the stroking of a dear Hand upon her.” ~ Amy Lowell
  47. “Elizabeth Kennedy is so chic. Her gowns have such structure, I feel like a work of art.” ~ Mindy Kaling
  48. “Give my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon, My scrip of joy, immortal diet, My bottle of salvation, My gown of glory, hope’s true gage; And thus I’ll take my pilgrimage.” ~ Walter Raleigh

  49. “When you have a gown, there’s much more to be concerned about. Where is this crease falling? Are you making a weird shape with the dress? Are you doing the designer justice? With a bathing suit, it’s more about you and the mood you convey.” ~ Brooklyn Decker
  50. “A straight dark-green Manchu gown, with black trimmings, is my favorite. For it just about takes off those fifteen pounds I don’t need and adds those three inches I do.” ~ Buwei Yang Chao
  51. “Ser Jaime?” Even in soiled pink satin and torn lace, Brienne looked more like a man in a gown than a proper woman.”I am grateful, but…you were well away. Why come back?” A dozen quips came to mind, each crueler than the one before, but Jaime only shrugged. “I dreamed of you,” he said.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  52. “You’re very short, aren’t you?” She smirked at Petunia. “And you’ve got a nose like a stoat,” Petunia replied. “But at least I can always have my gowns altered.” ~ Jessica Day George

  53. “The wardrobe? It was so full of gowns that he didn’t think he could cram himself inside. Besides, it would be awkward if the maid came in to lay out a gown for dinner and grabbed Oliver instead of the blue silk with lace sleeves.” ~ Jessica Day George
  54. “And the sun had on a crown
    Wrought of gilded thistledown,
    And a scarf of velvet vapor
    And a raveled rainbow gown;
    And his tinsel-tangled hair
    Tossed and lost upon the air
    Was glossier and flossier
    Than any anywhere.” ~ James Whitcomb Riley
  55. “The afternoon is bright, with spring in the air, a mild March afternoon, with the breath of April stirring, I am alone in the quiet patio looking for some old untried illusion – some shadow on the whiteness of the wall some memory asleep on the stone rim of the fountain, perhaps in the air the light swish of some trailing gown.” ~ Antonio Machado
  56. “Once you have the cap and gown all you need do is open your mouth. Whatever nonsense you talk becomes wisdom and all the rubbish good sense.” ~ Moliere

  57. “It occurred to Dr. Lecter in the moment that with all his knowledge and intrusion, he could never entirely predict her, or own her at all. He could feed the caterpillar, he could whisper through the chrysalis; what hatched out followed its own nature and was beyond him. He wondered if she had the .45 on her leg beneath the gown. Clarice Starling smiled at him then, the cabochons caught the firelight and the monster was lost in self-congratulation at his own exquisite taste and cunning.” ~ Thomas Harris
  58. “I’ll need you to get a leash for my monkey, Claude, and also a hat.” “Of course, monsieur” “Do you think he needs a little coat as well?” “Perhaps not in this weather, monsieur.” “You are right,” Magnus said with a sight. “Make it a simple dressing gown, just like mine.” “Which one, monsieur?” “The one in rose and silver.” “Excellent choice, monsieur.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  59. “No gown worse becomes a woman than the desire to be wise.” ~ Martin Luther
  60. “There’s comfort to an awful old dressing-gown a pretty peignoir is powerless to provide, and aging bra elastic, is, I suspect, as near to liberation as most women ever get.” ~ Katharine Whitehorn

  61. “What I object to is the hyper-fetishized wedding day, the prioritizing of wedding over marriage. I have a real problem with couples spending far more time discussing the seating arrangement or the color of the bridesmaid’s gowns than hashing out, for instance, their feelings about how they intend to handle questions of housework, child-rearing, finances and fidelity for the next four or five decades.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  62. “To know nothing, or little, is in the nature of some husbands. To hide, in the nature of how many women? Oh, ladies! how many of you have surreptitious milliners’ bills? How many of you have gowns and bracelets which you daren’t show, or which you wear trembling?–trembling, and coaxing with smiles the husband by your side, who does not know the new velvet gown from the old one, or the new bracelet from last year’s, or has any notion that the ragged-looking yellow lace scarf cost forty guineas and that Madame Bobinot is writing dunning letters every week for the money!” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray
  63. “When… I told my father I wanted to be a writer, he had asked me to consider my unfortunate wife, who would have me about the house all day ‘wearing a dressing gown, brewing tea and stumped for words’.” ~ John Mortimer
  64. “It often seems that the poet’s derisive comment is not unjustified when he says of the philosopher: “With his nightcaps and the tatters of his dressing-gown he patches the gaps in the structure of the universe.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  65. “The sign work of the Orient it runneth up and down; The Talmud stalks from right to left, a rabbi in a gown; The Roman rolls from left to right from Maytime unto May; But the gods shake up their symbols in an absent-minded way. Their language runs to circles like the language of the eyes, Emphasised by strange dilations with little panting sighs.” ~ Nathalia Crane

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