Hair Quotes

Quotes tagged as "hair" (showing 1-30 of 208)
Jim Morrison
“Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts”
Jim Morrison

P.G. Wodehouse
“Red hair, sir, in my opinion, is dangerous.”
P.G. Wodehouse, Very Good, Jeeves!

Frank Zappa
“Interviewer: 'So Frank, you have long hair. Does that make you a woman?'
Frank Zappa: 'You have a wooden leg. Does that make you a table?”
Frank Zappa

Hillary Rodham Clinton
“If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.”
Hillary Rodham Clinton

Bill Cosby
“gray hair is gods graffiti”
Bill Cosby

Cynthia Hand
“Tucker strokes my hair. There's something so tender about the gesture. It might as well have been him whispering I love you.”
Cynthia Hand, Hallowed

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“Relaxing your hair is like being in prison. You're caged in. Your hair rules you. You didn't go running with Curt today because you don't want to sweat out this straightness. You're always battling to make your hair do what it wasn't meant to do.”
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

Jim Butcher
“My hair had grown out long and shaggy—not in that sexy-young-rock-star kind of way but in that time-to-take-Rover-to-the-groomer kind of way.”
Jim Butcher, White Night

Joan Crawford
“I think that the most important thing a woman can have- next to talent, of course- is her hairdresser.”
Joan Crawford

John Green
“The worse the haircut, the better the man.”
John Green
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Markus Zusak
“... And the boy whose hair remained the color of lemons forever.”
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Dolly Parton
“People always ask me how long it takes to do my hair. I don’t know, I’m never there.”
Dolly Parton

Nora Ephron
“There's a reason why forty, fifty, and sixty don't look the way they used to, and it's not because of feminism, or better living through exercise. It's because of hair dye. In the 1950's only 7 percent of American women dyed their hair; today there are parts of Manhattan and Los Angeles where there are no gray-haired women at all.”
Nora Ephron

Shannon Hale
“WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE: RAPUNZEL
For horse thieving, kidnapping, jail breaking, and using her hair in a manner other than nature intended!
REWARD”
Shannon Hale, Rapunzel's Revenge

Anton Szandor LaVey
“Hair on a man's chest is thought to denote strength. The gorilla is the most powerful of bipeds and has hair on every place on his body except for his chest.”
Anton Szandor LaVey

Derek Landy
“Skulduggery."
"Fletcher."
Fletcher stuck out his hand. Skulduggery observed it for a moment.
"I'm sorry, what are we doing now?"
"Shaking hands," Fletcher said. "Like adults. I just want you to know that this past year has changed me. I've grown, as a person. I'm not the same Fletcher you used to know.
"You look a lot like him."
"Well, yeah, but-"
"And you have the same ridiculous hair."
"Can we just shake hands?"
"Of course we can," Skulduggery said, and they shook. "Now what?"
"I, uh...I don't really know. What do adults usually do after they shake hands?"
"Generally, the first thing they do is let go."
"Oh, right," Fletcher said, and Skulduggery took his hand back. "So, Skulduggery, how have you been? You're looking well. That's a really nice tie.
"It's blue."
"And such a nice shade."
Skulduggery looked at Valkyrie. "You promised me he wouldn't be annoying.”
Derek Landy, Kingdom of the Wicked

Alice Sebold
“I stared at her black hair. It was shiny like the promises in magazines. ”
Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

Johannes Bobrowski
“Like some winter animal the moon licks the salt of your hand,
Yet still your hair foams violet as a lilac tree
From which a small wood-owl calls.”
Johannes Bobrowski

Benedict Cumberbatch
“Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.”
Benedict Cumberbatch

Marjane Satrapi
“I have always thought that if women's hair posed so many problems, God would certainly have made us bald.”
Marjane Satrapi, The Complete Persepolis

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Beware of her fair hair, for she excels
All women in the magic of her locks;
And when she winds them round a young man's neck,
She will not ever set him free again.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Hidekaz Himaruya
“Long hair will send you to hell!”
Hidekaz Himaruya, Hetalia: Axis Powers, Vol. 2

Victoria Scott
“If my hair gets any frizzier, I'll shave it to the scalp. Or light it on fire. Whichever is easier.”
Victoria Scott, Fire & Flood

Stephen King
“Your hair is winter fire,
January embers.
My heart burns there, too.
-Stephen King, IT”
Stephen King

Diane Ackerman
“Symbolic of life, hair bolts from our head[s]. Like the earth, it can be harvested, but it will rise again. We can change its color and texture when the mood strikes us, but in time it will return to its original form, just as Nature will in time turn our precisely laid-out cities into a weed-way.”
Diane Ackerman, A Natural History of the Senses

Dave Matthes
“I decided to masturbate with shampoo instead of conditioner today. Because yolo. Things Jesus never said.”
Dave Matthes, Sleepeth Not, the Bastard

Cynthia Hand
“As your abilities begin to grow, your angelic side will start to manifest itself in more noticeable ways."
"My angelic side. Great. Like I don't have enough to deal with."
"It's not so bad," Mom says. "You'll learn to control it."
"I'll learn to control my hair?”
Cynthia Hand, Unearthly

Janet Fitch
“The night crackled ... Everything had turned to static electricity in the heat. I combed my hair to watch the sparks fly from the ends.”
Janet Fitch, White Oleander

Michael Cunningham
“I'm talking about a little truth-in-packaging here. To be perfectly frank, you don't quite look like yourself. And if you walk around looking like someone other than who you are, you could end up getting the wrong job, the wrong friends, who knows what-all. You could end up with somebody else's life."

I shrugged again, and smiled. "This is my life," I said. "It doesn't seem like the wrong one.”
Michael Cunningham, A Home at the End of the World

Ilona Andrews
“He had the prettiest hair she had ever seen on a man: dark brown, almost black, and soft like sable, it fell down to his shoulders. She wondered what he'd do if she threw some mud in it. Probably kill her.”
Ilona Andrews, Bayou Moon

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