Naked Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old naked quotes, naked sayings, and naked proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

My wife was afraid of the dark... then she saw me naked and now she's afraid of the light. Rodney Dangerfield
I can be shy, but I'm not shy with my body. Everyone is naked under their clothes - so what? Cameron Richardson
Beware of the naked man who offers you his shirt. Navjot Singh Sidhu
We are all born naked into this world, but each of us is fully clothed in potential. Emmitt Smith
Man’s naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages. Auguste Rodin
There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth. F. H. Bradley
Once we are aware that our nudity makes us objects of desire, we become naked. Chloe Thurlow
What a frail, easily hurt, rather pathetic thing a human body is, naked; somehow a little unfinished, incomplete! D.H. Lawrence
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society. Mark Twain
I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt. Maya Angelou
Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul. Charlie Chaplin
Even if you’ve taken off every stitch of clothing, you still have your secrets, your history, your true name. It’s hard to be really naked. You have to work hard at it. Just getting into a bath isn’t being naked, not really. It’s just showing skin. Catherynne M. Valente
Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities. C.S. Lewis
Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness. Alfred Nobel
Nakedness reveals itself. Nudity is placed on display. The nude is condemned to never being naked. Nudity is a form of dress. John Berger
Nakedness is uncomely, as well in mind as body, and it addeth no small reverence to men's manners and actions if they be not altogether open. Therefore set it down: That a habit of secrecy is both politic and moral. Francis Bacon
There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth. Agnes Repplier
The naked intellect is an extraordinarily inaccurate instrument. Madeleine L'Engle
The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie. Ann Landers
Reality is modest, it won't be seen naked. Deepak Chopra
Truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights. Francis Bacon
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked. Warren Buffett
No real gentleman will tell the naked truth in the presence of ladies. Mark Twain
Craftiness must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked. English Proverb
Two or three things I know for sure, and one is that I'd rather go naked than wear the coat the world has made for me. Dorothy Allison
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion. Joseph Conrad
How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling. Claude Debussy
Naked is the best disguise. Jeanette Winterson
Naked and pure is the spirit that transcends the existence mediocre. John Wilbanks
The nakedness of the indigent world may be clothed from the trimmings of the vain. Oliver Goldsmith