Quotations About / On: HAIR

  • 21.
    We lose our hair, our teeth! Our bloom, our ideals.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. Hamm, in Endgame, p. 16 (1958).)
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  • 22.
    Nothing dates one so dreadfully as to think someplace is uptown.... At our age one must be watchful of these conversational gray hairs.
    (Ruth Gordon (1896-1985), U.S. playwright, actor. Clyde, in The Leading Lady, act 1 (1948).)
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  • 23.
    Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.
    (George Burns (b. 1896), U.S. comedian. Life (New York, December 1979).)
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  • 24.
    There were never in the world two opinions alike, any more than two hairs or two grains. Their most universal quality is diversity.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of the Resemblance of Children to Fathers," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. II, ch. 37, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580).)
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  • 25.
    And Zeus will destroy this race of mortal men too, when they, at their birth, have grey hair on their temples.
    (Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 180-181.)
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  • 26.
    Actors work and slave—and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end.
    (Helen Hayes (1900-1993), U.S. actor. On Reflection, ch. 4 (1968). Remembering actor John Drew's search for a little girl who could play her younger self in a production of The Prodigal Husband. Hayes, at thirteen, was playing a ten-year-old, and the child's hair was required to be the same ash-blonde shade as hers.)
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  • 27.
    Haiti is full of nonsense and superstition. They're always mixed up with a lot of mysteries that'll turn your hair gray.
    (Garnett Weston. Victor Halperin. Dr. Brunner (Joseph Cawthorn), White Zombie, explaining the odd behavior of the coach driver (1932).)
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  • 28.
    Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay.
    (Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964), U.S. fiction writer and essayist. Mystery and Manners, part 3 (1969). Written c. 1960.)
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  • 29.
    Robert Redford ... has turned almost alarmingly blond—he's gone past platinum, he must be into plutonium; his hair is coordinated with his teeth.
    (Pauline Kael (b. 1919), U.S. film critic. "The Sting," pt. 2, Reeling (1976).)
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  • 30.
    While grandma looks forward to special moments with her grandchild, she must now schedule those moments in between her other engagements, like working, working out, and being worked over (nails and hair).
    (Paula Linden (20th century), U.S. author, and Susan Gross (20th century), U.S. author. Taking Care of Mommy (1983).)
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