Quotations About / On:
Grey hair or baldness are better than losing head when it is black.
(Living whole life is better.)
A chaste woman ought not to die her hair yellow.
(Menander (c. 342-291 B.C.), Greek playwright. Fragments, no. 610.)
Science is science, but a girl must get her hair done.
(Robert M. Fresco. Jack Arnold. Stephanie "Steve" Clayton (Mara Corday), Tarantula, taking a break from her lab work (1955).
Story by Jack Arnold and Robert M. Fresco.)
No rival will steal away my sure love; that glory will be my gray hair.
(Propertius Sextus (c. 50-16 B.C.), Roman elegist. Oxford Classical Text, I.8B. 45-46.)
Laurent, lock up my hair shirt and lacerating whip.
(Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Tartuffe, in Tartuffe, act 3, sc. 2 (1664).)
Barbershop conversations are irrefutable proof that heads exist for the sake of hair.
(Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
The twilight is long fingers and black hair.
(Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Long Fingers.")
There's many a man has more hair than wit.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Antipholus of Syracuse, in The Comedy of Errors, act 2, sc. 2, l. 82-3.
"Wit" means intelligence or sense.)
Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Nerissa, in The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 2, l. 8-9.
Over indulgence or having too much ages people, while those of moderate means live longer.)
I mourn for those lads misery steals them yet they reached not puberty nor whitened their hair borders.
(Poverty pushes youth to die in wars.)