It's tough to get out of bed to do roadwork at 5 am when you've been sleeping in silk pajamas— Marvin Hagler
Provocative Silk quotations
I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.
A pair of brilliantly cut cotton trousers can be more beautiful than a gorgeous silk gown.
Silk Road to Ruin has all the analysis and it's structured very well.
I rely on my notes more and I use direct quotes. But there's nothing like writing about it right away.
With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes satin.
I have a love-hate relationship with white silk.
My mother was right: When you've got nothing left, all you can do is get into silk underwear and start reading Proust.
When I wear a silk scarf I never feel so definitely like a woman, a beautiful woman
An old meaning of the word 'restoration' is to find someone with a royal bloodline who has been removed from the throne and then restore the person to that throne - to a position of honor.
A whole bunch of big technological shocks occurred when Asian innovations - paper, gunpowder, the stirrup, the moldboard plow and so on - came to Europe via the Silk Road.
One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.
Going back into the negative past to find happiness is like trying to make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
Once a guy starts wearing silk pajamas it's hard to get up early.
We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise.
I'm not averse to being tied up in silk scarves.
I like a man to take charge. There's something very sexy about being submissive.
You cannot make a revolution with silk gloves.
The idea of a star being born is bushwa.
A star is created, carefully and cold-bloodily, built up from nothing, from nobody. Age, beauty, talent, least of all talent, has nothing to do with it. We could make silk purses out of sows' ears every day of the week.
This unlikely story begins on a sea that was a blue dream, as colorful as blue-silk stockings, and beneath a sky as blue as the irises of children's eyes.
You are my siren,” he said, running his hands along her thighs and down her calves, feeling the shape of her even as the silk of her gown kept them both from what they wanted. “My temptress . . . my sorceress . . . I cannot resist you, no matter how I try. You threaten to send me over the edge.
Silk does for the body what diamonds do for the hand.
The envious are not satisfied with equality;
they secretly yearn for superiority and revenge. In the French Revolution of 1848, a woman coal-heaver is said to have remarked to a richly dressed lady: 'Yes, madam, everything's going to be equal now; I shall go in silks and you'll carry coal.'
It is a fallacy to believe that a Republic of any kind can be won through the shackled Free State. You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. The Free State is British created and serves British Imperialist interests. It is the buffer erected between British Capitalism and the Irish Republic.
Let women paint their eyes with tints of chastity, insert into their ears the word of God, tie the yoke of Christ around their necks, and adorn their whole persons with the silk of sanctity and the damask of devotion.
Acapulco in the sunset seems like a balm;
it enters the blood like a drug after one inhalation of the scent of flowers, one glimpse of the bay iridescent like silk, the sunset like the inside of a shell, so much like the flesh of Venus.
Why is a caterpillar wrapped in silk while it changes into a butterfly? So the other caterpillars can't hear the screams. Change hurts
The capitalist achievement does not typically consist in providing more silk stocking for queens but in bringing them within the reach of factory girls in return for a steadily decreasing amount of effort.
Biologically inspired materials could revolutionize materials science.
People looking at spider silk and abalone shells are looking for new ways to make materials better, cheaper, and with less toxic byproducts.
I love intimate details like lingerie, something like a gorgeous silk stocking or exquisite slipper.
Alongside getting faith out of a heart that is utterly hostile and unbelieving, making a silk purse out of a sow's ear or getting blood from a turnip is child's play.
Love is a rock against the wind. Not soft like silk and lace.
Separation isnt time or distance its the bridge between us finer than silk thread sharper than swords
A thong. God bless the thong. He hooked his fingers in the silk sides and tugged, rolling the silk down her legs until it hit the floor, his favorite place for panties.
What can I do with my happiness? How can I keep it, conceal it, bury it where I may never lose it? I want to kneel as it falls over me like rain, gather it up with lace and silk, and press it over myself again.
The poet makes silk dresses out of worms.
Take a cat, nourish it well with milk and tender meat, make it a couch of silk.