Best Jacket Quotes : Jacket Sayings

These jacket quotes will inspire you. A jacket is an outer garment extending either to the waist or the hips, typically having sleeves and a fastening down the front.

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

Famous Jacket Quotes

  1. “Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket.” ~ William Golding
  2. “I seem to always start a collection by designing outerwear and jackets.” ~ Alexander Wang
  3. “People shouldn’t notice what you’re wearing before they
    notice you. You want people to register you first. ‘Oh, what a nice jacket’ should be an afterthought if you’re doing it right.” ~ Michael Kors
  4. “Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jackets.” ~ Baltasar Gracian

  5. “I’m a bit of lunatic with shoes and jackets and jeans. It’s just how I am.” ~ Graham Coxon
  6. “Men are valued, not for what they are, but for what they seem to be.” ~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
  7. “Frankly, from my perspective, the bomber jacket is such a classic item you can wear it even when it’s not on trend.” ~ Tim Gunn
  8. “I’m a jacket man. And if I’m without one, I am kind of seriously disabled. I don’t know how to operate in shirt sleeves.” ~ Bill Nighy

  9. “I am a sucker for jackets!” ~ Anna Torv
  10. “Keep your jacket buttoned. Always. It’s just really flattering—it will take pounds off you.” ~ Tom Ford
  11. “The clue to book jacket photography is to look friendly and approachable, but not too glamorous.” ~ Antonia Fraser
  12. “This is my voice. There are many like it, but this one is mine.” ~ Shane Koyczan
  13. “Dress simply. If you wear a dinner jacket, don’t wear anything else on it … like lunch or dinner.” ~ George Burns

  14. “The whole thing of clothes is insane. You can spend a dollar on a jacket in a thrift store. And you can spend a thousand dollars on a jacket in a shop. And if you saw those two jackets walking down the street, you probably wouldn’t know which was which.” ~ Helen Mirren
  15. “My girlfriend bought me a down jacket, she said it fit my personality.” ~ Jay London
  16. “Tech Jacket shares the same tone as Invincible, but the subject matter is very different. Where Invincible is about perfection, Tech Jacket is about flaws.” ~ Robert Kirkman
  17. “Put too many one-size-fits-all jackets on Americans and the place explodes.” ~ Lamar Alexander
  18. “I miss New York. I still love how people talk to you on the street – just assault you and tell you what they think of your jacket.” ~ Madonna Ciccone

  19. “Even as a stage performer, I have my garb which is leather jackets and black jeans to make me feel a certain way. The wardrobe is really important to feeling the character you’re playing.” ~ Andrew Dice Clay
  20. “A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  21. I kept having chills. This was in the middle of the summer and I was wearing a sheepskin jacket and I was chilling. I was shaking all over.” ~ Dick York
  22. “Black is not sad. Bright colors are what depress me. They’re so… empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not.” ~ Ann Demeulemeester

  23. “I want to put a soul in a garment. I don’t want my clothes to be perfect, because human beings are not perfect. You can meet somebody in one of my jackets and it can all look a bit wrong, but also human and beautiful. Cutting nonchalance into a garment is difficult, because you can’t just make an oversized or an asymmetric garment – it will look ugly. Making it look natural is delicate work. If it’s too obvious, then it looks fake. Balancing the garment is a painstaking task, because you have to keep in mind how the clothes move.” ~ Ann Demeulemeester
  24. “I like edgy but classic looks – like Chanel mixed with Alexander McQueen. My personal style is edgier. My closet is just black, gray, and white. I’m more comfortable in darker colors and leather jackets.” ~ Ashley Benson
  25. “I hate the only one of my book jackets when I was made up professionally, my hair made into a smooth bell.” ~ Antonia Fraser
  26. “Because I am hard, you will not like me. But the more you hate me, the more you will learn. I am hard but I am fair.” ~ R. Lee Ermey

  27. “So many of today’s programs are about trophies and jackets, and we think that’s a big mistake.” ~ Bobby Orr
  28. “I wore a woman’s antique fur jacket to my high school junior prom.” ~ Lance Loud
  29. “And whenever I’m in a situation where I’m wearing the same as 600 other people and doing the same thing as 600 other people, looking back, I always found ways to make myself different, whether it be having a red lining inside of my jacket, having red shoes, it hasn’t changed.” ~ Jeremy Irons
  30. “The deadliest weapon in the world is a MARINE and his rifle!” ~ John J. Pershing

  31. “As you know, I’m androgynous. I can wear a jacket that most guys wouldn’t put on. But you make it in guys’ sizes, and suddenly they’re wearing them. I think styles should get back to getting people to wear things that look so good that they don’t care.” ~ Steven Tyler
  32. “I see some of these other guys, and they’re wearing the hats and the jackets and saying the words and they’re relating and they’re picking. But there’s something missing.” ~ Jessi Colter
  33. “I couldn’t deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y’know?” ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
  34. “I’m a Hollywood writer, so I put on my sports jacket and take off my brain.” ~ Ben Hecht

  35. “You’ll never succeed in idealizing hard work. Before you can dig mother earth you’ve got to take off your ideal jacket. The harder a man works, at brute labor, the thinner becomes his idealism, the darker his mind.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  36. “Private Joker is silly and he’s ignorant but he’s got guts and guts is enough.” ~ Stanley Kubrick
  37. “Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.” ~ Anthony Burgess
  38. “Nixon is finding out there are no tails on an Eisenhower jacket.” ~ Adlai E. Stevenson

  39. “And what’s romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything As You Like It, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose and it’s always daisy-time.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  40. “I don’t like your miserable lonely single front name. It is so limited, so meager; it has no versatility; it is weighted down with the sense of responsibility; it is worn threadbare with much use; it is as bad as having only one jacket and one hat; it is like having only one relation, one blood relation, in the world. Never set a child afloat on the flat sea of life with only one sail to catch the wind.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  41. “When I was a ten-year-old bookworm and used to kiss the dust jacket pictures of authors as if they were icons, it used to amaze me that these remote people could provoke me to love.” ~ Erica Jong
  42. “I pretty much grew up when punk was big in the UK. The Sex Pistols were heroes for me. I used to run around like Johnny Rotten. I had a jacket like his.” ~ Gavin Rossdale

  43. “I think every chef, not just in America, but across the world, has a double-edged sword – two jackets, one that’s driven, a self-confessed perfectionist, thoroughbred, hate incompetence and switch off the stove, take off the jacket and become a family man.” ~ Gordon Ramsay
  44. “So I moved to Europe and only came back when directors like Robert Altman would call me after they’d seen my work in Full Metal Jacket.” ~ Vincent D’Onofrio
  45. “Going to the movies was a big event in my youth. My father would be the initiator – he’d have me put on a jacket to see a film.” ~ Ralph Fiennes
  46. “If I can raise more money for charities, or get more Canadian kids to play golf, the green jacket will mean even more.” ~ Mike Weir
  47. “Long hair minimizes the need for barbers; socks can be done without; one leather jacket solves the coat problem for many years; suspenders are superfluous.” ~ Albert Einstein

  48. “The dead know only one thing, it is better to be alive” ~ Stanley Kubrick
  49. “Up until about 12 years ago we never, ever, wore flak jacket or helmets but now the nastiness has got worse.” ~ Kate Adie
  50. “I love guys who know how to dress. I love the motorcycle boots, and I love the skinnier jeans with jackets and scarves. Anybody who gets his clothes at All Saints, that’s my guy.” ~ Ashley Benson
  51. “There is something magical about that green coat. I mean that sincerely. It’s a very special week, and being able to wear that green jacket. It’s made my whole career. It’s special.” ~ Fuzzy Zoeller
  52. “You have to interpret what’s hot to make it work on yourself. If tweed suits are in, but you’re not a suit kind of girl, wear the jacket with jeans and a pair of Converses.” ~ Rachel Zoe

  53. “There’ll always be a McQueen woman. She’s strong, powerful & when she puts a McQueen jacket on, she feels different.” ~ Sarah Burton
  54. “I still love the skinny jeans thing and I wear my favorite leather jacket constantly. I like being kind of a rock star. I love that I can feel comfortable in a small dress or I can feel comfortable wearing a baggy T-shirt.” ~ Ellie Goulding
  55. “Spring. March fans it, April christens it, and May puts on its jacket and trousers.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  56. “There have been situations where the people you’re around have one vision for you, and it’s like trying on a jacket that doesn’t fit.” ~ Keri Hilson

  57. “No hot guys should be allowed to have an English accent and drive a motorcycle. Not to mention wear the leather jacket or sport the cool shades. Hot guys should be forced into footie pajamas.” ~ Jandy Nelson
  58. “Well, this is a story about books.” About books?” About accursed books, about a man who wrote them, about a character who broke out of the pages of anovel so that he could burn it, about a betrayal and a lost friendship. It’s a story of love, of hatred, and of the dreams that live in the shadow of the wind.” You talk like the jacket blurb of a Victorian novel, Daniel.” That’s probably because I work in a bookshop and I’ve seen too many. But this is a true story.” ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  59. “There are two kinds of jackets – reversible, and reversible but it’s hard to zipper up and it looks really stupid.” ~ Demetri Martin
  60. “With McQueen you have so much at your fingertips. That is what’s so incredible about this place. Lee built an amazing house, an English house – and that is very important – where creativity rules, where you can do whatever you want to do for the shows because no one’s saying: where’s your basic dress, where’s your three-button jacket?” ~ Sarah Burton
  61. “When my Azzedine jacket from 1987 died, I wrapped it up in a box, attached a note saying where it came from and took it to the Salvation Army. It was a big loss.” ~ Veronica Webb

  62. “Fame is not like a jacket. You can’t put it on and then take it off.” ~ Victoria Beckham
  63. “Jace laughed, that soft rich sound Clary loved so much. “I’m warning you, that jacket is sexy. The Institute could go up in sexy, sexy flames.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  64. “You must never allow something that happened to you to become a morbidly treasured heirloom that you carry, show people, put back in its black velvet pouch and then tuck back into your jacket where you can keep it close to your heart.” ~ Augusten Burroughs
  65. “As we drew near to the gates of Dother Hall the old bell in the belfry rang out. I said, ‘I must go in, it’s nigh on ten of the clock.’ He half-turned away from me, his jacket collar hiding his expression. Was he angry? Disappointed?” Jo looked intently and I said, “Hungry?” Jo ignored me, but as she passed by acting out walking away from Phil, she allowed her hand to slap against my head.” ~ Louise Rennison

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