Nude Quotes

I think nudity on the stage is disgusting, shameful and unpatriotic. But if I were twenty-two with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive, religious experience.

If a turtle doesn’t have a shell, is he homeless or naked?

And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons. (Genesis 3:7)

Behold I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame. (Revelation 16:15)

I object to all partly clothed figures, altogether, as being unpleasantly suggestive of impropriety… (I would ) have none but wholly clothed, or wholly nude – which, to my mind are not improper at all.

Yoko Ono, who is 70 years old, will get naked on stage, in Paris, as part of an art show for peace. Hey, it could be worse – she could be singing.

She was dressed in Indian muslin, and beneath it she only wore a chemise of fine cambric, and by the time the rain had made her clothes cling to her body she looked more than naked, but she did not evince any confusion.

But ever his gaze returned to that Crouched Venus on the piano. To his homely, frontier-trained mind, it seemed curious that a nice young woman should have such a bold, if not sinful, object on display in her own room. But he reconciled himself to it by an act of faith. Since it was Dede, […]

No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling, even if it be only the faintest shadow – and if it does not do so it is bad art and false morals.

In 1879, Carroll’s (Lewis Carroll – Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) diaries show what Colin Ford describes as “a positive crescendo of activity” in photographing young girls naked. Frances Henderson was “in her favorite dress of nothing”; next day, little Leila Taylor “in jersey and bathing drawers”. Then Frances alone, “lying on a blanket, naked as usual”. […]