Quotations About / On:
Grey hair or baldness are better than losing head when it is black.
(Living whole life is better.)
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.)
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).)
Barbershop conversations are irrefutable proof that heads exist for the sake of hair.
(Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
The twilight is long fingers and black hair.
(Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Long Fingers.")
There's many a man has more hair than wit.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Antipholus of Syracuse, in The Comedy of Errors, act 2, sc. 2, l. 82-3.
"Wit" means intelligence or sense.)
Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Nerissa, in The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 2, l. 8-9.
Over indulgence or having too much ages people, while those of moderate means live longer.)
The lion is weakened by the fox friendship until the latter dares to pluck from his mustache hairs.
(Joking with mean persons.)