There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.
— Francis H. Bradley

In the nude, all that is not beautiful is obscene.
Robert Bresson nude quote

Nakedness reveals itself. Nudity is placed on display. The nude is condemned to never being naked. Nudity is a form of dress.
— John Berger

When you've seen a nude infant doing a backward somersault you know why clothing exists.
— Stephen Fry

The best introduction by far to representation of the human figure in art. The Nude is a beautifully written work of sophisticated connoisseurship that analyzes art in its own terms rather than imposing strident, politicized categories on it. It outlines the major body types, male and female, in Western art and, via a wealth of illustrations, trains the reader's eye to detect and evaluate proportion. This book reveres art
— nude quotation by Camille Anna Paglia