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Top 77 Apron Quotes

#1. Fortune in men has some small diff'rence made,
One flaunts in rags, one flutters in brocade,
The cobbler apron'd, and the parson gown'd,
The friar hooded, and the monarch crown'd. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#2. He dropped the tavern apron in a heap on the floor and pulled the freshly laundered one up and over his head, tied it with slightly tremoring fingers. The vast whiteness felt like absolution. - Author: Devon Trevarrow Flaherty
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#3. Ama wipes her hands on her apron, looks up at our old roof with new eyes, and lifts the baby from his basket. She twirls him in the air, her skirts flying around her ankles the way the clouds swirl around the mountain cap
her laughter fresh and strange and musical to my ears. - Author: Patricia McCormick
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#4. He feels as if he is floating, and she is weighting him to earth; he would like to put his arms around her and his face in her apron, and rest there listening to her heartbeat. But he doesn't want to mess her up, get blood all down the front of her. - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#5. He could smell her crackling white apron and the faint flavour of toast that always hung about her so deliciously. - Author: P.L. Travers
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#6. jenna had felt sexy-funny, like lucille ball with flour streaks on her face, a crumb-covered apron that didn't exactly flatter her, and yet nick had kissed her like a prom king falling for the reinvented girl in a movie. - Author: Emily Franklin
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#7. He'd forgotten just how beautiful she was.
She was wearing a plain gown the color of weak, milky tea, largely covered by a black apron. There was a smudge of dirt across her cheek, and her gilded curls were an untamed riot with a cobweb draped across one side.
She was exquisite. - Author: Jo Beverley
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#8. I was extremely close with my parents. Breaking away from that is a double-edged sword: It's something you need to do, but it's hard to cut the apron strings. - Author: Linda Cardellini
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#9. The pros and cons of using the apron are likely above my pay grade, but with or without it, the Indy 500 is always going to be an exciting race to watch. - Author: Charlie Kimball
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#10. Cooking is 80 percent confidence, a skill best acquired starting from when the apron strings wrap around you twice. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#11. Right, sure. Because there's no girls in politics! I have no interest. Voting? What? I forgot my apron. I think I ought to be in the kitchen right now, actually. My rolling pin- - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#12. I was born imagining myself with an apron on, with pies cooling on the window sill and babies crying upstairs. I thought that all that stuff would somehow anchor me to the planet, that it was the weight I needed to keep from just flying off into space. - Author: Carrie Fisher
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#13. Speak, what trade art thou?
Why, sir, a carpenter.
Where is thy leather apron and thy rule?
What does thou with thy best apparel on? - Author: William Shakespeare
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#14. You spend so much time hating the fact that April behaves more like a mother than a sister, but you're the one who's holding onto the apron strings every time she tries to cut them. - Author: Nicola Sinclair
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#15. For example, when my mother died, the people who showed up just to put an apron on to cook, people who really do the right thing, so to speak, as my momma would always say to show that they care, a sense of community that we've lost so much in our country. - Author: Sela Ward
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#16. I'd learned that my mother was a badass in disguise. She was Van Helsing in an apron and heels, and - at least for the time being - I couldn't think of a single thing cooler than that. - Author: Rachel Vincent
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#17. Trace is cooking Nonna's lasagna."
"Wow. I must see this."
"He was wearing her little apron and everything."
"Got a camera? - Author: Joss Stirling
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#18. Democracy will break under the strain of apron strings. It can exist only on trust. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#19. That's it, Uncle Huey!" Imogene Duckworthy whipped off her apron and flung it onto the slick, stainless steel counter. "I quit!" If only her voice didn't sound so young. - Author: Kaye George
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#20. I always said there were plenty of things going on here, right under our noses, that we couldn't see," she said, holding out her apron.

"I don't see with my nose," I remarked. "What have you got there? - Author: Mary Roberts Rinehart
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#21. ...Hardly. A ragged apron does not a waiter make. - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#22. The auld wife sat at her ivied door, (Butter and eggs and a pound of cheese) A thing she had frequently done before; And her spectacles lay on her apron'd knees ... - Author: Charles Stuart Calverley
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#23. She tied an apron round her and prepared everything with the bustling activity common to young housewives who still find something sexual in the handling of a saucepan. - Author: Bertolt Brecht
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#24. An Italian woman came out of the house, wiping her hands on her apron.
'Mr Greenleaf?' Tom asked hopefully.
The woman gave him a long, smiling answer in Italian and pointed downward toward the sea. 'Jew,' she seemed to keep saying. 'Jew. - Author: Patricia Highsmith
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#25. Mr. Good Lookin' Is Cookin'." I read the message on the apron. - Author: Cynthia Sax
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#26. The butcher with his bloody apron incites bloodshed, murder. Why not? From cutting the throat of a young calf to cutting the throats of our brothers and sisters is but a step. While we ourselves are living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal conditions on the earth? - Author: Isadora Duncan
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#28. Drying, the storm mumbles, / like a freshly washed apron. - Author: Boris Pasternak
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#29. Percy! he bellowed. He dropped his broom and ran at me. If you've never been charged by an enthusiastic Cyclops wearing a flowered apron and rubber cleaning gloves, I'm telling you, it'll wake you up quick. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#30. The princess turns to him, serious. 'You are the one my great-grandfather spoke of: a denizen of Earth wearing a dirty apron who falls down a shaft and lands in sticky goo to lead the Brundeedle race out of Woe Time.': - Author: Eric Laster
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#31. Most men probably wouldn't want to live the lives of bonobos. They're constantly clinging to their mothers' apron strings. They lack the ability to make decisions about their own fates, something that we and male chimpanzees practically consider our birthright. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#32. Safety that depends on an apron-string is very unsafe! - Author: Margaret Deland
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#33. You know how comfortably you go on as a bachelor, and how very much you would dislike to be tied to a wife's apron-strings."

He laughed a little ruefully, but denied it. "I shouldn't dislike being tied to your apron-strings. - Author: Georgette Heyer
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#34. Bridget wiped her tears vigorously on her apron and said, Must get on with the tea. - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#35. Nothing wise was ever printed upon an apron. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#36. Aunt Caroline opened the door, wiping her hands on her G.R.I.T.S. apron. Girls Raised in the South. - Author: Kami Garcia
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#37. Women have been looking for a cape and have been handed an apron for centuries.
But here was a man who wanted to help women swing their apron around, let it flutter down their backs and watch them soar through the clear blue skies - Author: Twinkle Khanna
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#38. But there's always a chance she's hiding a flask and a Nixon-esque Enemies List in her pinafore apron, which is exactly why we're such good friends. - Author: Jen Lancaster
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#39. When men come home, it is more about being part of the family, being with the children, spending more time with the children, being a strong role model. But I think going as far as cooking and putting the apron on, that takes away the masculinity, and I would miss that. - Author: Penny Lancaster
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#40. But trust me, men are never worth it. Behind every great man is a woman who gave up on greatness and tied herself into an apron. Romance is for saps, Abbie. You're sharp and you've got pluck. Don't waste it. - Author: William Ritter
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#41. Kids are supposed to grow up and cut the apron strings. I just never dreamed those sharp scissors would leave so many wounds. - Author: Lisa Wingate
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#42. I remember my oldest son, Steve, saying to me once, 'I don't ever remember seeing you with an apron on.' And I thought, that's right, honey, you did not. That was his concept of what a mother should be. - Author: Lauren Bacall
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#43. One of the few articles of clothing that a man won't try to remove from a woman is an apron. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#44. No one dared agree with her. She was temperamental in the best of times, and pregnancy wasn't one of them. No one wanted to risk their neck, not when her apron said it all: K*SS MY *SS - Would you like to buy a vowel? - Author: Jill Shalvis
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#45. This is very domestic of you," he said. "It's kinda hot, really. Giving me all sorts of fantasies about you in an apron vacuuming my house. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#46. To go, Pop. Every muscle is ready. WILLY [at the edge of the apron]: You realize what - Author: Arthur Miller
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#47. Apparently the complete works of Shakespeare packed quite a wallop. To think, my mother said I'd never find use for an English degree. Ha! I'd like to see her knock someone silly with an apron and a cookie press. - Author: Rachel Vincent
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#48. Shane raised his brows when he set eyes on my apron. "Been roped into galley duties?" "Nah. I slaughtered Leo with an electric carving knife. I put this on so I could dismember his body without mucking up my t-shirt. - Author: Gillibran Brown
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#49. I had a bag of Fritos, they were Texas grilled Fritos. These Fritos had grill marks on them. They remind me of summer, when we used to fire up the barbeque and throw down some Fritos. I can still see my dad with the apron on. Better flip that Frito, dad, you know how I like it. - Author: Mitch Hedberg
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#50. I like to collect aprons from different places I go. I first started when I was in Italy because I thought that would be really appropriate. I got a hand-stitched Italian apron from this woman in Sicily who put my name on it, and it said, 'Sicily, Italy.' So now I get one from everywhere I go. - Author: Britt Robertson
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#51. I had no occasion for an apron on that morning. - Author: Lizzie Andrew Borden
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#52. Ma Parker stood, looking up and down. The icy wind blew out her apron into a balloon. And now it began to rain. There was nowhere. - Author: Katherine Mansfield
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#53. I still miss my gramma. I can see her at the farm, in her apron, babushka and support stockings. My Slovak gramma spoiled us with pig in the blankets, kalachi, pop, chips and a drawer full of lollipops. It was heaven. - Author: Regina Brett
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#54. My grandmother
had no time for old,
no matter how her face crinkled
or her days folded like an apron around
her middle. - Author: April Michelle Bratten
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#55. Aristodemus, a friend of Antigonus, supposed to be a cook's son, advised him to moderate his gifts and expenses. "Thy words," said he, "Aristodemus, smell of the apron. - Author: Plutarch
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#56. The morning road air was like a new dress. That made her feel the apron tied around her waist. She untied it and flung it on a low bush beside the road and walked on, - Author: Zora Neale Hurston
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#57. I'm an empress.
I wear an apron.
My typewriter writes.
It didn't break the way it warned.
Even crazy, I'm as nice
as a chocolate bar. - Author: Anne Sexton
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#58. It was a time before Facebook and Instagram and texting. I imagine it must be easier now, for college students. Home must not feel so far away anymore. But how do you cut the apron strings if the strings are virtual? - Author: Kirstie Collins Brote
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#59. I know it hurts, honey." Mom flipped off the gas stove and wiped her hands on her apron, turning to face me fully. "And it's okay to hurt. Hurting is just as much a part of life as joy, maybe even more important. Falling down teaches you how to stand up." I - Author: Penny Reid
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#60. You may be old enough to marry, Matrim Cauthon, but in truth you shouldn't be off your mother's apron strings. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#61. You were right when you said I was holding onto April's apron strings even though she was trying to cut them. I've spent so long relying on her that it's sort of become a habit. It's time I relied on myself for a bit and took control of my life. - Author: Nicola Sinclair
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#62. Yes, poor Darren, forced to cook and clean and do other unmanly things. Next thing you know he'll be wearing an apron and popping out babies." He snorted as Darren turned and did something with his hand. "We're friends, but we're not that close, Dare. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#63. Naughty John, Naughty John, does his work with his apron on. Cuts your throat and takes your bones, sells 'em off for a coupla stones. - Author: Libba Bray
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#64. ...Ivy's COOK THE STEAK, DON'T STAKE THE COOK apron... - Author: Kim Harrison
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#65. The Professor noted two nymphs with strawberries on their heads, a DayGlo Amish lady, a mustachioed man in a rainbow apron. He wrote Saturday Night Fever, then crossed it out and wrote Drag Ball + Bollywood and underlined it twice. - Author: La Carmina
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#66. The bishop did not whistle. We believe that they lose the power of doing so on being consecrated; and that in these days one might as easily meet a corrupt judge as a whistling bishop; but he looked as though he would have done so, but for his apron. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#67. Those who jump out of airplanes do not love life - they deny it, which, of course, is not done without a certain naughty exhilaration. Like children they relish tugging on the apron of Mother Nature, as long as she doesn't turn and slap them. - Author: Anthony Marais
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#68. She strutted into the room, armour-plated in white linen, belligerent as a battleship. The bib of her apron, starched rigid as a board, curved against a formidable bosom on which she wore her nursing badges like medals of war. - Author: P.D. James
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#69. Winter is already a lost shape, forgotten
in the ground. Instead, here is Spring
with all the grace of a woman
smoothing out her apron. - Author: Cecilia Llompart
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#70. If God had meant men to have children, he would have given them a PVC apron. - Author: Victoria Wood
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#71. Zed and Sky had stayed behind and were chatting with Will, Sky sitting on Zed's knee as if nothing was going to get them apart again in a hurry. Victor and Uriel were playing cards at the kitchen table. Trace looked cute in an apron, chopping vegetables with a surgeon's precision. - Author: Joss Stirling
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#72. Our friendship is made of bendy straws, long midnight letters,
my so-called life marathons, sleepless sleepovers, diner milk shakes, apron strings, a belief in beauty,
sucking helium, and the most trust I've ever felt for anyone, including myself. - Author: David Levithan
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#73. Solveig was higher up than me. She had a white apron. She was the cook. Sieving and singing hymns that her pastor in Sweden had taught her. Her eyes were the beautiful twinkling blue of a sleeping doll. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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#74. Flowers are made to bloom in the sun and not to be shut up in an apron. - Author: Johanna Spyri
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#75. She fumbled in her apron pocket for her tobacco pouch. "Has anyone got a light?" she inquired. A couple of actors produced bundles of matches. Nanny nodded, and put the pouch away. "Good," she said. "Now, has anyone got any tobacco? - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#76. They clomp together through the narrow streets, Marie-Laure's hand on the back of Madame's apron, following the odors of her stews and cakes; in such moments Madame seems like a great moving wall of rosebushes, thorny and fragrant and crackling with bees. Still-warm - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#77. I can't believe you blew off hunting to play housewife. I should have brought you an apron. With puppies and kitties on it even. Maybe some ribbon."~Gadreel - Author: Kendra Leigh Castle
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