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Quotes of the Day for 9 July 2000 – Clothing

On this day in 1819, in the town of Spencer, Massachusetts a naked baby was brought into the world. We don't know what Elias Howe's mother dressed him in, but we know it was not as refined as what babies wear today and took longer to make — because Elias hadn't yet invented the sewing machine. I've picked some quotes on Clothing.

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The quotes:

If you think old soldiers just fade away, try getting into your old army uniform.
     - Anonymous

I do not mean to suggest for a moment that all it takes to be a top executive is a custom-tailored European suit. You also need the correct shirt and tie.
     - Dave Barry

A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
     - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Don't spend two dollars to dry clean a shirt. Donate it to the Salvation Army instead. They'll clean it and put it on a hanger. Next morning buy it back for seventy-five cents.
     - Billiam Coronel

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