Black Tie Famous Quotes & Sayings

75 Black Tie Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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There are certain tuxes you can get away with a black tie, but with others, you'd be dishonoring the workmanship if you didn't wear a full bow tie.Luke Evans Black Tie Sayings By Luke Evans: There are certain tuxes you can get away with a black tie, but with others,
I don't suppose I can wear the flamingo tie," he said as he pulled on black socks.
"It's a bit festive, given the occasion," I responded.
"Can't wear it to the opera," said the Colonel, almost smiling. "Can't wear it to a funeral. Can't use it to hang myself. It's a bit useless, as ties go." I gave him a tie.
John Green Black Tie Sayings By John Green: I don't suppose I can wear the flamingo tie," he said as he pulled on
knowing that he himself looked so cowboylike to these Eastern people, in his best black Tony Lamas, a nice pair of Levi's, a pointed-collar shirt with string tie and a black Stetson, all under a sheepskin coat, his best coat.Stephen Hunter Black Tie Sayings By Stephen Hunter: knowing that he himself looked so cowboylike to these Eastern people, in his best black
A black boy brought Wilson's gin and he sipped it very slowly because he had nothing else to do except to return to his hot and squalid room and read a novel - or a poem. Wilson liked poetry, but he absorbed it secretly, like a drug. The Golden Treasury accompanied him wherever he went, but it was taken at night in small doses - a finger of Longfellow, Macaulay, Mangan: 'Go on to tell how, with genius wasted, Betrayed in friendship, befooled in love ... ' His taste was romantic. For public exhibition he has his Wallace. He wanted passionately to be indistinguishable on the surface from other men: he wore his moustache like a club tie - it was his highest common factor, but his eyes betrayed him - brown dog's eyes, a setter's eyes, pointing mournfully towards Bond Street.Graham Greene Black Tie Sayings By Graham Greene: A black boy brought Wilson's gin and he sipped it very slowly because he had
The first thing I bought that was really stylish was in 1969 when I was eleven. I saved up for a black, grey and white tie-dye grandad vest. It was too big - they weren't catering for kids my age - and hung off me, but I loved it.Paul Weller Black Tie Sayings By Paul Weller: The first thing I bought that was really stylish was in 1969 when I was
The driver got out. He looked like a cop - blond crew cut, red face, white shirt, black-and-gold nylon tie, the heft of his gut dropping over his belt buckle like a stack of pancakes. The other one looked sick. He was skinny and tired-looking and stayed in his seat, one hand gripping his skull through greasy black hair, staring into the side-view mirror as the three boys came around near the driver's door. The beefy one crooked a finger at them, then wiggled it toward his chest until they stood in front of him.Dennis Lehane Black Tie Sayings By Dennis Lehane: The driver got out. He looked like a cop - blond crew cut, red face,
The smile he gave me was warm, but he was still wounded by his mother's death. There was a hollowness in his eyes: a black hole of shocked grieving that swallowed all the questions and released no answers. When he returned to his work, cutting lengths of coconut-fibre rope for the men to tie around bamboo bracing poles, his young face assumed a numb expression. I knew that expression: I sometimes caught it, by chance, in the mirror: the way we look when the part of happiness that's trusting and innocent is ripped away, and we blame ourselves, rightly or wrongly, for its loss.Gregory David Roberts Black Tie Sayings By Gregory David Roberts: The smile he gave me was warm, but he was still wounded by his mother's
Let's get you to your wedding, princess."
"I'll make sure Rowen tosses the bouquet your way, sweetie," Jesse said, adjusting his tie before buttoning his jacket.
"Bite me, Walker."
He grinned at me. "Love you too, Black.
Nicole Williams Black Tie Sayings By Nicole Williams: Let's get you to your wedding, princess.""I'll make sure Rowen tosses the bouquet your way,
Monofilament is what you use to go fishing. The line on your fishing rod is probably going to be black. You get to the end of the line and you tie on this clear plastic, thin thread called monofilament.John Badham Black Tie Sayings By John Badham: Monofilament is what you use to go fishing. The line on your fishing rod is
Furi found Patrick in the kitchen loosening his tie. Damn the man could wear a suit. The black designer suit had fine lavender pinstripes that Patrick accented perfectly with a light purple tie. Furi would no doubt be responsible for getting the suits his husband traveled with to the cleaners and returned to his closet. He didn't know how he'd become his husband's personal assistant, but it had happened, and to avoid argument, Furi didn't refuse Patrick's requests.A.E. Via Black Tie Sayings By A.E. Via: Furi found Patrick in the kitchen loosening his tie. Damn the man could wear a
He had an egglike head, froglike jaws, and a grey hairy fringe of
aureole round the lower part of his face; the whole combined with a
reddish, acquiline nose. He wore a shabby black frock-coat, a sort of
semi-clerical tie worn at a very unclerical angle, and looking,
generally speaking, about as unlike a house-agent as anything could
look, short of something like a sandwich-man or a Scotch Highlander.
G.K. Chesterton Black Tie Sayings By G.K. Chesterton: He had an egglike head, froglike jaws, and a grey hairy fringe of aureole round
Prince William looks good in uniform and Man-at-Hackett black and white tie (he has grown up wearing it constantly); less certain in his suits, which sometimes look borderline archaic; and variable in casual. But completely comfortable in the Sloane uniform of non-designer jeans and chocolate-brown suede loafers. He'll look fine in Boden.Peter York Black Tie Sayings By Peter York: Prince William looks good in uniform and Man-at-Hackett black and white tie (he has grown
I think things like food, the food of the south is sort of the common tie that binds us all, Black and White, the sense memories. It's a very particular part of the country.Sela Ward Black Tie Sayings By Sela Ward: I think things like food, the food of the south is sort of the common
Who would you vote most likely to succeed? Bob Arum - White, Jewish, a graduate of Harvard, a Kennady Raider, United States Attorney. Don King - black, poor, out of the hard core getto of Cleveland, Ohio, numbers runner, a little confectionary dealer, ex-convict. Now who would you vote to succeed? It would be hands down ... Yet in this great land called America, I have out performed, outachieved, been more recognizable, did more, broke more records, and had more of a phenominal career, where Arum can't tie my shoe string. You understand?Don King Black Tie Sayings By Don King: Who would you vote most likely to succeed? Bob Arum - White, Jewish, a graduate
Myron didn't step back. He didn't make a fist, but man, he wanted to. Despite the rushed call from his wife, Chick wore a shiny silk suit with a tie so perfectly knotted it looked fake. His shoes had an almost supernatural shine, like they were somehow more than new, and his hair was black with just the right amount of gray, slicked back and a little too long. His skin had the waxy glow of a recent facial or some sort of high-end cosmetics, and the word "manscaped" was encompassed in every move Chick made. BrookeHarlan Coben Black Tie Sayings By Harlan Coben: Myron didn't step back. He didn't make a fist, but man, he wanted to. Despite
The immolation occurred late on a Friday morning. The lunchtime bustle was picking up as Paul descended from his office building onto the crowded street. He cut an imposing figure against the flow of pedestrians: six feet four inches, broad shouldered, clean-shaven, clothed in the matching black coat, vest, and long tie that was to be expected of New York's young professional men. His hair, perfectly parted on the left, had just begun to recede into a gentle widow's peak. He looked older than his twenty-six years. AsGraham Moore Black Tie Sayings By Graham Moore: The immolation occurred late on a Friday morning. The lunchtime bustle was picking up as
Of the seminal moments in my life, Careers Day in the autumn of Year 5 is my favorite. Everyone had to dress as whatever they wanted to be once they grew up. I had gone in a tweed jacket and a bow tie, and when Miss Weston asked me what I wanted to be, I told her that I wanted to be the Doctor.

'Shouldn't you be wearing a lab coat and stethoscope like Paul?' She pointed to Paul Black, who was trying to strangle everyone with the stethoscope in question.

Before I could answer, a boy I didn't know from the other class spoke up.

'Paul's *a* doctor,' he explained, giving me a look of approval. 'He wants to be *the* Doctor.'

'Who?'

'Exactly,' we said at the same time, relieved that she understood.

She didn't. We were sent to the quiet table to reflect on why cheeking teachers was wrong.
Non Pratt Black Tie Sayings By Non Pratt: Of the seminal moments in my life, Careers Day in the autumn of Year 5
Look at yourself! You're a priest. You know damn well that if I were setting out to make a girl at this moment instead of young Paolo, you'd take an entirely different view. You'd disapprove, sure! You'd read me a lecture on fornication and all the rest. But you wouldn't be too unhappy. I'd be normal ... according to nature! But I am not made like that. God didn't make me like that. But do I need love the less? Do I need satisfaction less? Have I less right to live in contentment because somewhere along the line the Almighty slipped a cog in creation? ... What's your answer to that Meredith? What's your answer for me? Tie a knot in myself and take up badminton and wait till they make me an angel in heaven, where they don't need this sort of thing any more? I'm lonely! I need love like the next man! My sort of love!Morris L. West Black Tie Sayings By Morris L. West: Look at yourself! You're a priest. You know damn well that if I were setting
He ain't a Coot not really," said Bill. "He ain't got a head on him no better'n a squashed frog. I see him all right but he don't know nothing. Fishing he were on the gravel reach."
"Catching anything?" asked Pete, who, detective or no detective, was still a fisherman.
"Perch," said Bill.
"Oh, never mind the fish," said Dorothea. "Had any boats been cast off?"
"He tell me to keep my shadow off the water," said Bill. "So I creep up and give him one of my sandwiches and when I ask if any boats been cast off, why Tommy he say 'How do you know?' "
"Go on. Go on," said Dorothea, reaching out for one of the little black paper flags all ready on its pin.
"I say I don't know but I want to know and Tommy he say it weren't his fault and I say when were it and what boat and Tommy he said it were his Dad's row-boat and he give it Tommy to tie up and Tommy he tie it to a stick what broke and he have to go in swimming to catch it.
Arthur Ransome Black Tie Sayings By Arthur Ransome: He ain't a Coot not really," said Bill. "He ain't got a head on him
His name was Mr. Quan and he was the concierge, which explained the black suit and the lavender shirt but not the oversized bow tie in chrome-yellow silk. Perhaps nothing could.Carsten Stroud Black Tie Sayings By Carsten Stroud: His name was Mr. Quan and he was the concierge, which explained the black suit
Tie your heart at night to mine, love,
and both will defeat the darkness
like twin drums beating in the forest
against the heavy wall of wet leaves.
Night crossing: black coal of dream
that cuts the thread of earthly orbs
with the punctuality of a headlong train
that pulls cold stone and shadow endlessly.
Love, because of it, tie me to a purer movement,
to the grip on life that beats in your breast,
with the wings of a submerged swan,
So that our dream might reply
to the sky's questioning stars
with one key, one door closed to shadow.
Pablo Neruda Black Tie Sayings By Pablo Neruda: Tie your heart at night to mine, love,and both will defeat the darknesslike twin drums
Phrenology is the study of the brain or how it operates, you know, the particular components that effect the nerves and the thought process, and the study of the size of the head. We just wanted to tie it into subject matters.Black Thought Black Tie Sayings By Black Thought: Phrenology is the study of the brain or how it operates, you know, the particular
If I could have chosen a flag back then, it would have been embroidered with a portrait of Malcolm X, dressed in a business suit, his tie dangling, one hand parting a window shade, the other holding a rifle. The portrait communicated everything I wanted to be - controlled, intelligent, and beyond the fear. I would buy tapes of Malcolm's speeches - "Message to the Grassroots," "The Ballot or the Bullet" - down at Everyone's Place, a black bookstore on North Avenue, and play them on my Walkman. Here was all the angst I felt before the heroes of February, distilled and quotable. "Don't give up your life, preserve your life," he would say. "And if you got to give it up, make it even-steven." This was not boasting - it was a declaration of equality rooted not in better angels or the intangible spirit but in the sanctity of the black body.Ta-Nehisi Coates Black Tie Sayings By Ta-Nehisi Coates: If I could have chosen a flag back then, it would have been embroidered with
I don't really believe in elegance. Ever since I first came to France many years ago to do the Chambre Syndicale course, I always felt I was somehow lacking, first of all being British - obviously a disaster! But I was also puzzled with this idea that you have to tie your Hermes scarf just right, or you can only wear black.Suzy Menkes Black Tie Sayings By Suzy Menkes: I don't really believe in elegance. Ever since I first came to France many years
Always underdress. The goal is not to look as if you made an effort for the particular event. If you can dress for a different party (i.e., wear black tie to a cocktail party, or tennis clothes for lunch), so much the better. You give the impression of being much in demand.Lisa Birnbach Black Tie Sayings By Lisa Birnbach: Always underdress. The goal is not to look as if you made an effort for
We always need to have a smart black blazer in our closets. It's just a nice clean way to dress up even something as simple as jeans and a t-shirt. And something I always have in my closet, I always have a vintage headscarf with me, to tie around my bag or protect my hair from the sun, it depends but I always find a use for it.Nicole Richie Black Tie Sayings By Nicole Richie: We always need to have a smart black blazer in our closets. It's just a
Today he wore a burnt-orange shirt, black pants, and a tie that looked like a street fight at the south end of the color wheel.Kathy Reichs Black Tie Sayings By Kathy Reichs: Today he wore a burnt-orange shirt, black pants, and a tie that looked like a
At that time in IBM you had to wear a white shirt, dark pants and a black tie with your badge stapled to your shoulder or something," said Steve Bristow, an engineer. "At Atari the work people did counted more than how they looked.Walter Isaacson Black Tie Sayings By Walter Isaacson: At that time in IBM you had to wear a white shirt, dark pants and
Anything she might have said died in her throat at the sight of him. His black hair was disheveled, his morning stubble hypnotic, and the rakish way his shirt was undone at the throat and his tie hung in abandoned disarray beneath the collar, was just plain panty-melting.

I'm not wearing any panties.
Christina Phillips Black Tie Sayings By Christina Phillips: Anything she might have said died in her throat at the sight of him. His
So I might have to marry Alec when I'm grown," Illia was prattling across to Seregil. "I hope that won't hurt your feelings too much."
Seregil slapped a hand over his heart like a troubadour in a mural. "Ah, fair maiden, I shall slay a thousand evil dragons for you, and lay their steaming black livers at your dainty feet, if only you will restore me to your favor."
"Livers!" Illia buried her face against Alec's shoulder with an outraged giggle.
"You wouldn't bring me livers, would you, Alec?"
"Of course not," Alec scoffed. "What a disgusting present. I'd bring you the eyeballs for a necklace, and all their scaly pointed tongues to tie your braids with.
Lynn Flewelling Black Tie Sayings By Lynn Flewelling: So I might have to marry Alec when I'm grown," Illia was prattling across to
In my whole life, I've worn black tie three times. I can't tie the knot myself.Stefano Gabbana Black Tie Sayings By Stefano Gabbana: In my whole life, I've worn black tie three times. I can't tie the knot
As far as trucks, the great thing about a Range Rover is if you're going out for a dinner, even a black tie event, you can take the Range Rover.Luke Goss Black Tie Sayings By Luke Goss: As far as trucks, the great thing about a Range Rover is if you're going
People would say you look weak if you're not cursing the opposition and driving around in a big black car while always wearing a tie. Above all, to be 'strong' you're always supposed to be giving orders.George Papandreou Black Tie Sayings By George Papandreou: People would say you look weak if you're not cursing the opposition and driving around
The blood ran in tiny rivulets down his white face, as if from Christ's Crown of Thorns, his long blond hair flying out as he turned full circle, his hand ripping at his shirt, tearing it open down his chest, the black tie loose and falling. His pale crystalline blue eyes were glazed and shot with blood as he screamed the unimportant lyrics.Anne Rice Black Tie Sayings By Anne Rice: The blood ran in tiny rivulets down his white face, as if from Christ's Crown
I can go all over the world with just three outfits: a blue blazer and gray flannel pants, a gray flannel suit, and black tie.Pierre Cardin Black Tie Sayings By Pierre Cardin: I can go all over the world with just three outfits: a blue blazer and
I think I might have something for you today, he says, reaches beneath the counter, and his hand comes back with a book, clothbound cover the color of antique ivory, title and author stamped in faded gold and art deco letters. Best Ghost Stories by Algernon Blackwood, and she lifts it carefully off the countertop, picks it up the way someone else might lift a diamond necklace or a sick kitten, and opens the book to the frontispiece and title page, black-and-white photo of the author in a dapper suit, sadkind eyes and his bow tie just a little crooked.Caitlin R. Kiernan Black Tie Sayings By Caitlin R. Kiernan: I think I might have something for you today, he says, reaches beneath the counter,
I got a lady who liked George because she said he knew how to tie his tie right," said the black girl. "Gloria Steinem showed him how to tie it. You should have seen how he tied it before that.Hunter S. Thompson Black Tie Sayings By Hunter S. Thompson: I got a lady who liked George because she said he knew how to tie
The Candor man wears a black suit with a white tie - Candor standard uniform. Their faction values honesty and sees the truth as black and white, so that is what they wear.Veronica Roth Black Tie Sayings By Veronica Roth: The Candor man wears a black suit with a white tie - Candor standard uniform.
He stands, loosening his black tie and stripping off his white shirt, dropping the latter just in front of my face. The appetizing smell of him reaches my face in a goading wave. As he walks around my body to the bed, he slaps my ass, making me turn and yelp.Felicity Brandon Black Tie Sayings By Felicity Brandon: He stands, loosening his black tie and stripping off his white shirt, dropping the latter
What is it about men in dinner jackets?! Black tie makes even the most geeky bloke look gorgeous, and as for the already good-looking ones - well, it sends them into sex appeal overdrive, and they know it.Rae Earl Black Tie Sayings By Rae Earl: What is it about men in dinner jackets?! Black tie makes even the most geeky
Oh, hey, kettle, I'm pot and wow, you're black." - OwenOlivia Cunning Black Tie Sayings By Olivia Cunning: Oh, hey, kettle, I'm pot and wow, you're black." - Owen
Josie examined the booklet, candelabra on the cover, a program. Brahms, and then Psalm 16, Psalm 32, Bach. A prayer, the Mourner's Kaddish, in the flamelike Hebrew, followed by an English pronunciation, a translation. At least she would not clap in the wrong part. She remembered that night at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Michael so handsome in his iridescent thrift-store suit and green silk tie, she in her Lana Turner black lace and spike heels. How they peered down from their seats in the top balcony at the horseshoe of musicians with their stands and instruments. When the music stopped, Michael caught hold of her hand. Lacing his fingers in hers, he tenderly bit her knuckles. She would have been the only one applauding.Janet Fitch Black Tie Sayings By Janet Fitch: Josie examined the booklet, candelabra on the cover, a program. Brahms, and then Psalm 16,
It was about eleven o'clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills. I was wearing my powder-blue suit, with dark blue shirt, tie and display handkerchief, black brogues, black wool socks with dark little clocks on them. I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn't care who knew it. I was everything the well-dressed private detective ought to be. I was calling on four million dollars.Raymond Chandler Black Tie Sayings By Raymond Chandler: It was about eleven o'clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining
Black folks never bungie jump. That's too much like lynching for us. I'm gonna let you tie a rope around me and push me off a bridge? You must be out your damn mind.D. L. Hughley Black Tie Sayings By D. L. Hughley: Black folks never bungie jump. That's too much like lynching for us. I'm gonna let
Seen on her own, the woman was not so remarkable. Tall, angular, aquiline features, with the close-cropped hair which was fashionably called an Eton crop, he seemed to remember, in his mother's day, and about her person the stamp of that particular generation. She would be in her middle sixties, he supposed, the masculine shirt with collar and tie, sports jacket, grey tweed skirt coming to mid-calf. Grey stockings and laced black shoes. He had seen the type on golf courses and at dog shows - invariably showing not sporting breeds but pugs - and if you came across them at a party in somebody's house they were quicker on the draw with a cigarette lighter than he was himself, a mere male, with pocket matches. The general belief that they kept house with a more feminine, fluffy companion was not always true. Frequently they boasted, and adored, a golfing husband. ("Don't Look Now")Daphne Du Maurier Black Tie Sayings By Daphne Du Maurier: Seen on her own, the woman was not so remarkable. Tall, angular, aquiline features, with
My uniform: grey suit, white shirt, grey tie and tie bar, grey cardigan and black wingtips.Thom Browne Black Tie Sayings By Thom Browne: My uniform: grey suit, white shirt, grey tie and tie bar, grey cardigan and black
Nothing says 'classy' like posting bond for your girlfriend so you can escort her to a black-tie dinner.Linda Morris Black Tie Sayings By Linda Morris: Nothing says 'classy' like posting bond for your girlfriend so you can escort her to
Boni de Castellane drawing his chins onto his chest; shiny boots, embroidered morning coat, white gloves with black piping, big tie, light vest, the overwashed, bleached impression - 'blanched' as cooks say of boiled vegetables. That was the opposite of a dandy whose stylishness would remain imperceptible to Americans. Boni's style was highly visible.Paul Morand Black Tie Sayings By Paul Morand: Boni de Castellane drawing his chins onto his chest; shiny boots, embroidered morning coat, white
Washington is the only city in the world where you can go to a black-tie dinner and there at the foot of the table is a television set up to catch a press conference.Hugh Newell Jacobsen Black Tie Sayings By Hugh Newell Jacobsen: Washington is the only city in the world where you can go to a black-tie
My mom was always a fan of just really elegant, sophisticated pieces. I mean we grew up in Maine, so we didn't have a lot of call for black tie or anything, but I think I definitely got that sensibility from her.Anna Kendrick Black Tie Sayings By Anna Kendrick: My mom was always a fan of just really elegant, sophisticated pieces. I mean we
It's like watching a James Bond movie. Morpheus - in a black trench-coat-style blazer that hangs to his thighs, gray tweed pants, a dark gray vest, skinny red tie, and black pin-striped dress shirt - could pass for a punk-fae secret agent who's captured his villain. His thick blue waves touch his shoulders from under a gray tweed flat cap, and his wings drape down his back and across the floor, fluttering sporadically as he keeps his balance against Jeb's resistance.A.G. Howard Black Tie Sayings By A.G. Howard: It's like watching a James Bond movie. Morpheus - in a black trench-coat-style blazer that
Daisy, Daisy, the coppers are after you,
If they catch you they'll give you a month or two,
They'll tie you up with wi-er
Behind the Black Mari-er,
So ring your bell
And pedal like hell
On a bicycle made for two.
Iona Opie Black Tie Sayings By Iona Opie: Daisy, Daisy, the coppers are after you,If they catch you they'll give you a month
she said, when I wear these boots no one fucks with me
when I tie my past like a scarf around my throat
I can freeze the blood
of every naive and unabashed up-and-comer
when I slide on my desire like glowing black stockings
I can make the uninitiated beg
for the feel of raw and stinging wood
and when I slip my angry black leather belt
from its rusty hook
the ambitious and guileless cower
like a thousand condemned souls
when I close my fist, my rings golden
with a youth well spent
the warriors of Gilead surrender
with a breathless whimper
and when my shoulders
feel the rough comfort of my serape woven with the fibers
of a fierce and relentless vengeance
you will soon realize
these are not my clothes after all, she says,
they are warning signs
Daniel Ames Black Tie Sayings By Daniel Ames: she said, when I wear these boots no one fucks with mewhen I tie my
There were lots of lies along the way in life. Lies without arms, lies that were ill, lies that did harm, lies that could kill. Lies on foot, or behind the wheel, black-tie lies, and lies that could steal.Etgar Keret Black Tie Sayings By Etgar Keret: There were lots of lies along the way in life. Lies without arms, lies that
Through portico of my elegant house you stalk
With your wild furies, disturbing garlands of fruit
And the fabulous lutes and peacocks, rending the net
Of all decorum which holds the whirlwind back.
Now, rich order of walls is fallen; rooks croak
Above the appalling ruin; in bleak light
Of your stormy eye, magic takes flight
Like a daunted witch,
quitting castle when real days break.


Fractured pillars frame prospects of rock;
While you stand heroic in coat and tie, I sit
Composed in Grecian tunic and psyche-knot,
Rooted to your black look, the play turned tragic:
Which such blight wrought on our bankrupt estate,
What ceremony of words can patch the havoc?



"Conversation Among the Ruins
Sylvia Plath Black Tie Sayings By Sylvia Plath: Through portico of my elegant house you stalk With your wild furies, disturbing garlands of
He took me in skeptically. "Darling, the ensemble is fabulous," he said, patting my hand, eyeing my black jacket, black tie, black silk shirt, and heavily pegged black satin pants, "but I'm not so sure about the white sneakers."
"But they're essential to my costume."
"Your costume? What are you dressed as?"
"A tennis player in mourning.
Patti Smith Black Tie Sayings By Patti Smith: He took me in skeptically. "Darling, the ensemble is fabulous," he said, patting my hand,
I will tie the glass and stone with string, hang the shards above my bed, so that they will flash in the dark and tell the story of Katrina, the mother that swept into the Gulf and slaughtered. Her chariot was a storm so great and black the Greeks would say it was harnessed to dragons. She was the murderous mother who cut us to the bone but left us alive, left us naked and bewildered as wrinkled newborn babies, as blind puppies, as sun-starved newly hatched baby snakes. She left us a dark Gulf and salt burned land. She left us to learn to crawl. She left us to salvage. Katrina is the mother we will remember until the next mother with large, merciless hands, committed to blood, comes.Jesmyn Ward Black Tie Sayings By Jesmyn Ward: I will tie the glass and stone with string, hang the shards above my bed,
My only constant is the black hair tie around my wrist. No mans gonna be there for me like this hair tie has. No ones presence is gonna be as reassuring.Unknown Black Tie Sayings By Unknown: My only constant is the black hair tie around my wrist. No mans gonna be
I've never been to a black-tie thing in my life. I didn't even go to my prom.Andrea Barrett Black Tie Sayings By Andrea Barrett: I've never been to a black-tie thing in my life. I didn't even go to
Everybody who is anyone wanted to meet a real life gangster, and here's Joey Gallo hitting the scene. What more could you want with a gangster? He looked the part. They call it gangster chic. He dressed like the 'Reservoir Dogs' - black suit, white shirt, skinny black tie. You know, he had the whole look down. And the big shades, of course.Tom Folsom Black Tie Sayings By Tom Folsom: Everybody who is anyone wanted to meet a real life gangster, and here's Joey Gallo
I wore a black suit and a white shirt, a black tie and black shoes, all polished and shiny: clothes that normally would make me feel uncomfortable, as if I were in a stolen uniform, or pretending to be an adult. Today they gave me comfort of a kind. I was wearing the right clothes for a hard day.Neil Gaiman Black Tie Sayings By Neil Gaiman: I wore a black suit and a white shirt, a black tie and black shoes,
When that devil's bullet lodged itself inside the body of Martin Luther King, he had already begun an astonishing mobilization of poor, Black, white, latino Americans who had nothing to lose. They would challenge our government to eliminate exploitative, merciless, and war-mongering policies, nationwide, or else "tie up the country" through "means of civil disobedience." Dr. King intended to organize those legions into "coercive direct actions" that would make of Babylon a dysfunctional behemoth begging for relief. Is it any wonder he was killed?June Jordan Black Tie Sayings By June Jordan: When that devil's bullet lodged itself inside the body of Martin Luther King, he had
The proletariat could plan to massacre the whole ruling class; a fanatic Jew or black could dream of seizing the secret of the atomic bomb and turning all of humanity entirely Jewish or entirely black: but a woman could not even dream of exterminating males. The tie that binds her to her oppressors is unlike any other. The division of the sexes is a biological given, not a moment in human history. Their opposition took shape within an original Mitsein, and she has not broken it. The couple is a fundamental unit with the two halves riveted to each other: terristic of woman: she is the Other at the heart of a whole whose two components are necessary to each other.Simone De Beauvoir Black Tie Sayings By Simone De Beauvoir: The proletariat could plan to massacre the whole ruling class; a fanatic Jew or black
I took to wearing a black tie known as the Ascot, with long drooping ends. I had seen pictures of painters, sculptors, poets, wearing this style of tie.Carl Sandburg Black Tie Sayings By Carl Sandburg: I took to wearing a black tie known as the Ascot, with long drooping ends.
As for what I might wear, my mantra is that, no matter how chic the event, I don't want to look too prim. I like wearing short cocktail frocks to black-tie events; it just always feels more like me, and a bright red lip is always a staple.Elisabeth Von Thurn Und Taxis Black Tie Sayings By Elisabeth Von Thurn Und Taxis: As for what I might wear, my mantra is that, no matter how chic the
My black brothers and sisters - of all religious beliefs, or of no religious beliefs - we all have in common the greatest binding tie we could have. We are all black people!Malcolm X Black Tie Sayings By Malcolm X: My black brothers and sisters - of all religious beliefs, or of no religious beliefs
Can you tie your cherry stem into a knot, boys?Kali Willows Black Tie Sayings By Kali Willows: Can you tie your cherry stem into a knot, boys?
You and I, Mia. We have needs that must be attended. I will look after yours, and you will look after mine." He sighs, and his fingers move to his suit jacket and deftly undoes the buttons, letting it fall open to reveal a smart black shirt and tie underneath. "I've waited for this moment for so long.Claire C. Riley Black Tie Sayings By Claire C. Riley: You and I, Mia. We have needs that must be attended. I will look after
Seth stood about six feet eight inches tall with broad shoulders, a leanly muscled form, beautiful patrician features, and long wavy black hair (drawn back with a leather tie) that reached his waist. David stood about six feet seven inches with equally broad shoulders, a bit more muscle, the face of a pharaoh, flawless skin as dark as midnight, and pencil-thin dreadlocks that fell to his hips.Dianne Duvall Black Tie Sayings By Dianne Duvall: Seth stood about six feet eight inches tall with broad shoulders, a leanly muscled form,
They were in love with him because he was a prince and a faerie and magical and you were supposed to love princes and faeries and magic people. They loved him the way they'd loved Beast the first time he swept Belle around the dance floor in her yellow dress. They loved him as they loved the Eleventh Doctor with his bow tie and his flippy hair and the Tenth Doctor with his mad laugh. They loved him as they loved lead singers of bands and actors in movies, loved him in such a way that their shared love brought them closer together.Holly Black Black Tie Sayings By Holly Black: They were in love with him because he was a prince and a faerie and
It was not like the old days and they both knew it. They were weighed down by the awareness of their failed relationship, of the wasted years, of the feelings that were no more, of the shared life that had unravelled. They were like weary receivers winding up a bankruptcy; all that remained was to tie up the loose ends and settle the final claims. (Black Skies)Arnaldur Indridason Black Tie Sayings By Arnaldur Indridason: It was not like the old days and they both knew it. They were weighed
It is well known that women carry poison in their pockets. Did you expect a gun? A woman with a gun would be just another policeman. We fall in love with the convicts, remember that. Policemen marry girls from the neighborhood, high school looms over their unions, the first uniform is her prom dress and his black bow tie and white shirt. But the girls are thinking of poison, thinking of poison as the lights go out on the dresser where the revolver has been placed with care for the night. The black shoes, the fine, thick serge of the coat, shoulders and thighs of stallions. And the policemen are usually shot down by someone out of shape, thin, thin, nothing but living bones. Remember that.Elizabeth Hardwick Black Tie Sayings By Elizabeth Hardwick: It is well known that women carry poison in their pockets. Did you expect a
So come on, tell me all the dirt about your date. Did he tie you up with his black belt? Show off his mystic knowledge of Eastern sex practices? What?" I let my head slump into my hands. "He gave me a kiss and said good night." "He didn't! The bastard.J.L. Merrow Black Tie Sayings By J.L. Merrow: So come on, tell me all the dirt about your date. Did he tie you
I injured myself politically when I took on Jesse Jackson' in the 1988 presidential campaign. I was too strident. I didn't recognize the emotional tie that he had with all black voters.Ed Koch Black Tie Sayings By Ed Koch: I injured myself politically when I took on Jesse Jackson' in the 1988 presidential campaign.
I never go black tie. I never grew up wearing ties or bow ties or anything.Theophilus London Black Tie Sayings By Theophilus London: I never go black tie. I never grew up wearing ties or bow ties or