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Quotes of the Day for 14 November 2003 – Shirt

Yesterday's first order of business, for reasons that are immaterial here, was to purchase a shirt. There wasn't much in the way of a theme for today shaping up, so on a whim I searched on "shirt" and surprised myself by having a few. It's not the most profound theme I could have come up with, but Shirt is what we're going with.

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The quotes:

Aristocrats: Fellows that wear downy hats and clean shirts - guilty of education and suspected of bank accounts.
     - Ambrose Bierce

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

You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul.
     - Charles de Gaulle, 1899 - 1970

The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves.
     - Garth Henrichs

Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe.
     - Herbert Clark Hoover, 1874 - 1964

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

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