Shirt Sayings and Quotes

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

If you want to have clean ideas, change them as often as your shirt. Francis Picabia
You start out giving your hat, then you give your coat, then your shirt, then your skin and finally your soul. Charles De Gaulle
Beware of the naked man who offers you his shirt. Navjot Singh Sidhu
The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, as sages in all times assert; The happy man's without a shirt.  John Heywood
Wearing the same shirts doesn't make a team. Clay Buchholz
Mediocrity's like a spot on a shirt—it never comes off. Haruki Murakami
Anyone who has two shirts when someone has none is not a christian. Lenny Bruce
I find that a shirt is most similar to a napkin when I don't have a napkin. Demetri Martin
We need to be just before we are generous, as we need shirts before ruffles. Sebastien Chamfort
Put yourself in their shoes before you decide on the best way to take their shirts. David Sklansky
Surrealism is the magical surprise of finding a lion in a wardrobe, where you were 'sure' of finding shirts. Frida Kahlo
Fortunes made in no time are like shirts made in no time; it's ten to one if they hang long together. Douglas William Jerrold
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves. Garth Henrichs
Pride is the shirt of the soul, put on first and put off last. George Swinnock
To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuffbox, is like giving a pair of laced ruffles to a man that has never a shirt on his back. Thomas Browne
A habit is a shirt made of iron. Czech Proverb
A shirt's not just a shirt. It's the experience of what goes into that shirt. Michael Bastian
If you have two shirts in your closet, one belongs to you and the other to the man with no shirt. St. Ambrose
The laundry has its hands on my dirty shirts, sheets, towels and tablecloths, and who knows what tales they tell. Joseph Smith, Jr.
The man who rolls up his sleeves seldom loses his shirt. Thomas Cowan
If everyone gives one thread, the poor person will have a shirt. Russian Proverb