Quotes About Beard

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Derek Landy
“It’s fairly standard. Also, I’m fourteen. Also, your
beard’s stupid.”
“Isn’t this fun?” Skulduggery said brightly. “The three of us
getting along so well.”
Derek Landy, The Faceless Ones

Charles A. Beard
“When its dark enough you can see the stars.”
Charles A. Beard

James Beard
“The only thing that will make a souffle fall is if it knows you're afraid of it.”
James Beard

Dodie Smith
“How can a young man like to wear a beard?”
Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle
tags: beard

Eric Hendrixson
“I'm a pretty clean eater, so my beard probably just smells like the blood of my enemies, as usual.”
Eric Hendrixson

Craig Ferguson
“By the power of Steven Wright's Beard!”
Craig Ferguson

“There is no shortage of well-known pirates, including: Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd, Blackbeard, Blue beard, Yellowbeard, and Yellow beard with Black Roots, who surmised that, if blondes have more fun, then blond pirates must have a heck of a lot more fun.”
Cuthbert Soup, Another Whole Nother Story

Rebecca McNutt
“Her latest client is Professor Desmond Curnin, a university professor who teaches library sciences to large groups of students. He’s quick to pay on-time, quick to never fall behind. He’s a brown-haired man with an unkempt beard and thick-framed hipster glasses. He slides a leather briefcase stuffed with dollar bills into the open window of Geraldine’s car. “Your fly’s unzipped,” Geraldine points out, disgusted. “Who gave you a license to sell hot dogs, buddy?”
Rebecca McNutt, Listen is Silent, or The Usurer

Pawan Mishra
“A goatee is to beards what diamonds are to ornaments.”
Pawan Mishra, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

“First, if you participate in Movember, fuck you. Second, if you want to raise money for prostate cancer (a noble cause), do it the old-fashioned way, by either begging for it or exerting yourself physically for donations. Sitting on your ass and letting nature take its course above your upper lip is not the same thing as running a 10K at a local high school or breaking out the set of power tools your dad gave you as a housewarming present collecting dust in your garage and using them to go out and build a habitat for humanity.

Maybe I can raise money for rectal cancer by getting people to pledge a dollar every time I take a shit.

And third no one wants to see that horrific seventies pornstache growing like a caterpillar with cerebral palsy zigzagging across your face; you look like you're about to go door to door informing people that you're a registered sex offender who's just moved in next door and would their kids like to come out and was your windowless van for a dollar?

Fuck Movember. And November.”
Ari Gold, The Gold Standard: Rules to Rule By

Mehmet Murat ildan
“If lots of men around you are growing a beard just because of political or ideological reasons, you refuse this, and if you have a beard, shave it off! Leave your herd to find yourself! Find your own style, not the style your ideology or your party is dictating on you! Remember, you build a sound character mostly through refusing, through saying no, through staying different!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Oprah Winfrey
“A beard well lathered is half shaven.”
Oprah Winfrey, What I Know for Sure
tags: beard

Jason Carter Eaton
“When nothing worked, he decided the least he could do was pick the yam bits out of his beard. But even the proved fruitless since the bits seemed to find their way into the deepest recesses of the beard, and the just small enough boy quickly grew squeamish. Judge if you must, but if you've ever had to pick yam bits out of an old man's bushy beard, I'm sure you'd forgive him.”
Jason Carter Eaton, The Facttracker

Pawan Mishra
“Many a time, you may not even have to speak, however difficult the situation; your goatee speaks for you.”
Pawan Mishra, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

Brenna Ehrlich
“Shirts and jeans litter the asphalt, the empty fabric limbs askew as if they're attempting to escape. Blood smears Sarah's lips as she struggles against the chest of a dirty looking man with a beard. Terror. Terror is the only word my mind can seize on and it forgets what it means. I forget how to think - to move.”
Brenna Ehrlich, Placid Girl

“Now I know the difference between a father's rough beard and a young man's untried bristles.”
Steven Chopade
tags: beard

“¡Acá torna, Bucar! Venist d'allent mar,
verte as con el Cid, el de la barba grant,
saludarnos hemos amos e tajaremos amistad.”
Anonymous
tags: beard, cid

“Alçó la mano, a la barba se tomó:
—¡Grado a Christus, que del mundo es señor,
cuando veo lo que avía sabor,
que lidiaran conmigo en campo mios yernos amos a dos!”
Anonymous, Cantar de Mio Cid
tags: beard, cid

“¡Par aquesta barba que nadi non messó,
non la lograrán los ifantes de Carrión,
que a mis fijas bien las casaré yo!”
Anonymous, Cantar de Mio Cid
tags: beard

“Prísos' a la barba el buen CId Campeador:
—Non ayades miedo, ca todo es vuestra pro.”
Anonymous, Cantar de Mio Cid
tags: beard

“Essora el Campeador prísos' a la barba:
—¡Grado a Dios, que cielo e tierra manda!
Por esso es luenga, que a delicio fue criada.
¿Qué avedes vós, conde, por retraer la mi barba?
Ca de cuando nasco a delicio fue criada,
ca non me priso a ella fijo de mugier nada
nimbla messó fijo de moro nin de cristiana,
commo yo a vós, conde, en el castiello de Cabra,
cuando pris a Cabra e a vós por la barba.
Non ý ovo rapaz que non messó su pulgada,
la que yo messé aún non es eguada.—”
Anonymous, Cantar de Mio Cid

“Prísos' a la barba Ruy Díaz, so señor:
—¡Grado al rey del cielo, mis fijas vengadas son,
agora las ayan quitas heredades de Carrión!”
Anonymous, Cantar de Mio Cid
tags: beard, cid

Ludvig Holberg
“Jeg haver ofte recommenderet Friehed i at skrive, og anseet de publiqve Censurer som Baand og Lænker for den Lærde Verden. Jeg haver alleene holdet for, at Skrive-Friehed ikke burde tillades uden dem, der have naaet en moed Alder; og er jeg der udi bleven bestyrket, efterdi jeg paa nogen Tiid haver seet unge Personer, førend de have faaet Skiæg paa Hagen, at føre Pennen i de delicateste Materier saavel politiske som moralske. Det er om saadanne, som man bør sige med David:Lader dem blive i Jericho, indtil deres Skiægge voxe.”
Ludvig Holberg, Epistler

“There's a reason caveman started to develop sophisticated tools before the meteor wiped them all out: It's so they could fucking shave. Do you know how frustrating it must have been to be hunched over all night trying to start a fire only to finally succeed just to have your beard go up in flames? No aloe vera back then.”
Ari Gold, The Gold Standard: Rules to Rule By

Kate Meader
“That voice. It couldn’t be.
She turned.
The Marine.
Her brain tried to compute the man before her. The same uncompromising blue-gray eyes, but more distant. The same fit body, but more space filling. The same rugged features, but more bearded.

Bearded!”
Kate Meader, Sparking the Fire

Kate Meader
“I would have unleashed my secret weapon.” She leaned in and whispered, “Operation Feel the Beard.”

“That’s your secret weapon?” He felt his beard every day, and he could say with 100 percent certainty that it was fairly low on his list of ways into his good graces. “I think you’re overestimating the beard, Hollywood. Now if you were to feel another part of—”

She felt his beard. Sweet effen Christmas.”
Kate Meader, Sparking the Fire

“Unless you're in an early seventies-era Eagles cover band, a founding member of a religious cult, or sleeping under a bridge in Seattle, lose the beard and get a haircut. Power doesn't have time for any form of hirsute hipster self expression.”
Ari Gold, The Gold Standard: Rules to Rule By

“Hell! His beard grows fast as blazes, like a damp wicket in springtime sun, green, and Rachel's skin is so fine, his bristles can score her red the way a new ball marks a bat, English alum on English unbleached willow, finest quality, special selection, Rachel-grade. Zach, my man, you have cricket on the brain! Thomas has asked him to play on Sunday. Bring Rachel, he said. Thomas 'All Souls' Aubry, gentleman, corinthian at heart, and half French yet more English than a true-born.”
Emma Richler, Be My Wolff

Amy Leigh Strickland
“...'beard' isn't really a superpower.”
Amy Leigh Strickland, The Pantheon

John Banville
“Years ago, he shaved off his beard, without telling her, just appeared at the breakfast table one morning with half his face missing, or so it seemed to her in the first, shocked moment of seeing him. If she had met him in the street she would not have recognised him, except for his eyes. How strange he looked, grotesque, almost, with those indecently naked cheeks and the chin flat and square like the blunt edge of a stone axe. It was as if the top part of his head had been taken off and carved and trimmed and jammed down into the scooped-out jaws of a stranger. She almost wept, but he went on eating his toast as if nothing had happened. He had bought a cut-throat razor with an ivory handle, an antique thing from the last century; he showed it to her in its black velvet box lined with scarlet satin. She could not look at it without a shiver. He liked to show off his skill with it, and would leave the bathroom door open so she could admire the deft way he wielded the dangerous, gleaming thing, holding it at an elegant angle between fingertips and thumb, his little finger fastidiously crooked, and sweeping the blade raspingly through the snow-like foam. Harsh light above the bath and the steely shine of the mirror and one dark, humorously cocked eye glancing at her sideways from the glass. Where is it now, she wonders, that razor? In a week or two he got tired of using it and let his beard grow back.”
John Banville, The Infinities

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