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What are the best velvet quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is velvet!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Napoleon Bonaparte, Henry David Thoreau or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous velvet quote.

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet. — Napoleon Bonaparte

I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. — Henry David Thoreau

When a woman dresses up for an occasion, the man should become the black velvet pillow for the jewel. — John Weitz

Not often in the story of mankind does a man arrive on earth who is both steel and velvet, who is as hard as rock and soft as drifting fog, who holds in his heart and mind the paradox of terrible storm and peace unspeakable and perfect. — Carl Sandburg

Such is the brutalization of commercial ethics in this country that no one can feel anything more delicate than the velvet touch of a soft buck. — Raymond Chandler

David Lynch came out of it a genius, and I came out of it a fat girl. I'm sorry that the only comment I get about the part is the way I look. Commenting on the critics' response to her performance in Blue Velvet — Isabella Rossellini

Iron hand in a velvet glove. — Charles V

I was sat at the bottom of the garden a week ago, smoking a reflective cheroot, thinking about this and that - mostly that, and I just happened to glance at the night sky and I marvelled at the millions of stars glistening like pieces of quicksilver thrown carelessly onto black velvet. In awe I watched the waxen moon ride across the zenith of the heavens like an amber chariot towards the void of infinite space wherein the tethered bolts of Jupiter and Mars hang forever in their orbital majesty; and as I looked at all this, I thought, 'I must put a roof on this lavatory.' — Les Dawson