Pins Related Quotes



It's true the punk fashion itself was iconographic: rips and dirt, safety pins, zips, slogans, and hairstyles. These motifs were so iconic in themselves - motifs of rebellion.

Vivienne Westwood


That's the first thing they teach you in bowling, by the way. Don't press the ball against your nose. The other one is don't lick the pins.

David Letterman


Jewelry and pins have been worn throughout history as symbols of power, sending messages. Interestingly enough, it was mostly men who wore the jewelry in various times, and obviously crowns were part of signals that were being sent throughout history by people of rank.

Madeleine Albright


I don't believe that in the name of the holiness of the city you have to put barbed wires, machine gun nests, mine pins and everything of that, in the name of the holiness of Jerusalem.

Yitzhak Rabin


What fabrications they are, mothers. Scarecrows, wax dolls for us to stick pins into, crude diagrams. We deny them an existence of their own, we make them up to suit ourselves -- our own hungers, our own wishes, our own deficiencies.

Margaret Atwood


“Homo sapiens, the only creature endowed with reason, is also the only creature to pin its existence on things unreasonable”

Henri Bergson


“Watching Paula, she reminds me a lot of myself. Very aggressive, shoots for the pins, and her putts go in with a lot of speed — I never left anything short,”

Nancy Lopez


They say that nameless things change constantly"?that names fix them in place like pins.

Holly Black


The German passion for bureaucracy -- for written and signal forms . . . to move about, to work, to exist -- is like a steel pin pinning each French individual to a sheet of paper, the way an entomologist pins each specimen insect . . .

Janet Flanner


Guilt pins a fig-leaf; Innocence is its own adorning.

Anne Spencer