Quotations About / On: HAIR
A man is a golden impossibility. The line he must walk is a hair's breadth.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Experience," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
Grey hair or baldness are better than losing head when it is black.
(Living whole life is better.)
The twilight is long fingers and black hair.
(Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Long Fingers.")
We lose our hair, our teeth! Our bloom, our ideals.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. Hamm, in Endgame, p. 16 (1958).)
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.)
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.
(George Burns (b. 1896), U.S. comedian. Life (New York, December 1979).)
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).)
And Zeus will destroy this race of mortal men too, when they, at their birth, have grey hair on their temples.
(Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 180-181.)