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Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea...
[The Hitch-Hikers Guide To The Galaxy]
Douglas Adams

Kate Wilkinson sat in warm bathwater in the weird but wonderful old-fashioned porcelain tub in her New York apartment. The apartment exuded 'old' and 'worn' in ways that practitioners of shabby chic couldn't begin to imagine
James Patterson

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
Lillian Helvetius

Fashion must be forever new or she becomes insipid
James Russell Lowell

We fight in honourable fashion for the good of mankind; fearless of the future, unheeding of our individual fates, with unflinching hearts and undimmed eyes; we stand at Armageddon, and we battle for the Lord
Theodore Roosevelt

Looking back on some of the outfits that we wore, all I can say is that we all did it at the time and thought they looked great... fashions change over time after all!
Carol Decker

There is a breed of fashion models who weigh no more than an abridged dictionary
Dave Barry

O woman! thou wert fashioned to beguile:
So have all sages said, all poets sung
Jean Ingelow

People in America, of course, live in all sorts of fashions, because they are foreigners, or unlucky, or depraved, or without ambition; people live like that, but Americans live in white detached houses with green shutters. Rigidly, blindly, the dream takes precedence.
Margaret Mead

I was the one who changed, it wasn't fashion. I was the one who was in fashion.
Coco Chanel

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
Lillian Hellman

My fashion pictures are documents just as much as my boat people or my pictures for Band-Aid of Sudan.
David Bailey

If you try to have a fashion show with Bach fugues and John Coltrane, it doesn't really work.
Isaac Mizrahi

Fashion, which elevates the bad to the level of the good, subsequently turns its back on bad and good alike.
Eric Bentley

I love building spaces: architecture, furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion. The development procedure is more tactile. It's about space and form and it's something you can share with other people.
Donna Karan

Beauty too often sacrifices to fashion. The spirit of fashion is not the beautiful, but the wilful; not the graceful, but the fantastic; not the superior in the abstract, but the superior in the worst of all concretes,--the vulgar
Leigh Hunt

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
Henry David Thoreau

I know people say Ugg boots are out of fashion, but these boots as so cosy!
Coleen Mcloughlin

I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion.
Bill Gates

Men act like women and it's difficult to have a relationship because I like men in that old fashioned way.
Sharon Stone

He's bonkers. He's a dear old-fashioned chauvinist of the first order. What he ought to be saying is how nice it is to have women around the office. [on Michael Buerk]
Anna Ford

Placemaking, and a good English Garden depend entirely on principle and have very little to do with fashion.
Capability Brown

Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and so long as it lurks in the secret places of the heart, utopia is only the shadow of a dream
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fashions are the only induced epidemics, proving that epidemics can be induced by tradesmen.
George Bernard Shaw

I really enjoy doing the [fashion] shows because they're so emotionally demanding!
Elsa Benitez

One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion
Eli Whitney

I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
Marlene Dietrich

I think I've done fashion passing through it. Not really being there. Passing through, meeting nice people and then coming back.
Ines Sastre

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
Coco Chanel

That's just an old fashioned whuppin' in the second set. [on losing a set 6 - 0]
James Blake

The difference between the girls today and models of the past is that we are not only interested in fashion: we are going in so many different directions at once. We work harder - at night and on weekends.
Claudia Schiffer

British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
Alexander McQueen

Everything in the universe has a purpose. Indeed, the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you.
Dr Wayne Dyer

My team talk was very simple. I said: 'Let's just have an old-fashioned match, get the right result and go out for a few drinks afterwards'. It seemed to work better than all the tactical crap.
Ron Atkinson

President Bush and Bill Clinton both agree that cloning is morally wrong. Clinton said that he thinks humans should be made the old-fashioned way - liquored up in a cheap hotel room.
Jay Leno

For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned.
George Santayana

I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn't itch.
Gilda Radner

Contempt is frequently regulated by fashion
Johann Georg Von Zimmermann

Fashion just comes naturally to me.
Jessica Simpson

Grief that is dazed and speechless is out of fashion: the modern woman mourns her husband loudly and tells you the whole story of his death, which distresses her so much that she forgets not the slightest detail about it.
Jean De La Bruyere

She thinks Sex and the City is something married people do but never talk about. [poking fun at her elder families old fashioned views]
Jenna Bush

Disco is a major influence in the world of fashion.
Neil Bogart

And I was as fed up as anybody, not having nice, fully fashioned glamour stockings.
Barbara Castle

I almost resent the whole fashion thing. Good God - never wearing the same thing twice and all of those things. It's a pain in the ass.
Jennifer Aniston

I do not know if the prime minister will win the next election but you are never going to see Gordon Brown regarded in the same way he was in his first 100 days.

In his first 100 days he seemed to be infallible, he was untouchable, he was gliding across the top of the waves. You are never going to see Gordon Brown reported in that fashion again.
Michael Portillo

Fashions fade, style is eternal.
Yves Saint Laurent

English culture has always allowed room for the freedom to express, especially through fashion, and the punk era has remained a strong influence on British attitudes, art and music.
Shaun Leane

The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The kindly God who lovingly fashioned each and every one of us and sprinkled the sky with shining stars for our delight - that God is, like Santa Claus, a myth of childhood, not anything a sane, undeluded adult could literally believe in.
Daniel Dennett

Even knowledge has to be in the fashion, and where it is not, it is wise to affect ignorance.
Baltasar Gracian



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