Padded quotes:

  • There is but an inch of difference between a cushioned chamber and a padded cell. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Girdles and wire stays should have never been invented. No man wants to hug a padded bird cage. -- Marilyn Monroe
  • Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast. -- Logan Pearsall Smith
  • Nothing shocks me anymore. I've embraced men in thongs, I've embraced women with padded bras. I mean, I can embrace Larry King saying 'fierce.' -- Johnny Weir
  • Tales From Topographic Oceans' is like a woman's padded bra. The cover looks good, but when you peel off the padding, there's not a lot there. -- Rick Wakeman
  • As soon as you know what you're doing, you're doing it wrong. That's what I find with acting. As soon as it becomes padded, it becomes pat. -- Liev Schreiber
  • In the second and third debates the jacket has a generally padded shape across a large part of the entire back which tapers inward toward the spine in a downward direction. -- Robert Nelson
  • For me, I love to dream big, and I love to find ways to be a bit of an explorer. These days, it seems like everything is padded and comes with warning labels. -- Tommy Caldwell
  • The art of the novelist is not unrelated to the illness of multiple personality disorder. It's a much milder form. But the better the book, the nearer to the padded cell you are. -- David Mitchell
  • If somebody had told me in the 1980s that Gerry Adams would shake hands with Ian Paisley or Peter Robinson I would have said put that man in a white suit and lock him up in a padded cell. -- Barry McGuigan
  • I've heard all the coaches complaining about the new CBA rules limiting padded practice. I don't like the reduction to just 15 padded practices during the season. When I coached, we always practiced in pads; and three days a week. -- Jimmy Johnson
  • I didn't enjoy 'Topographic Oceans' at all. It was a double album, and the truth is it was padded out, and I didn't like that. But I was a fan of Yes - still am - and as such, I'm entitled to say what I think. -- Rick Wakeman
  • NOVEL, n. A short story padded... -- Ambrose Bierce
  • The tiny madman in his padded cell. -- Vladimir Nabokov
  • Tales From Topographic Oceans is like a woman's padded bra, -- Rick Wakeman
  • I can remember when safe sex meant a padded headboard. -- Bob Monkhouse
  • You lil Fraggle Rock, beat you wit a padded lock -- Nicki Minaj
  • Money isn't enough. Happiness takes more than a padded bank account. -- Diana Palmer
  • We write about love like we should be bound in padded rooms. -- Kevin Fuller
  • When I found out that coffins are padded, I stopped fearing death. -- Dana Gould
  • Those comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically, as the stately homes of England. -- Virginia Woolf
  • How was life before Pop-Tarts, Prozac and padded playgrounds? They ate strudel, took opium and played on the grass. -- Jennifer Michael Hecht
  • When Jace opened the greenhouse door, the scent hit Clary, soft as the padded blow of a cat's paw... -- Cassandra Clare
  • The padded outfits, the bad scripts, the phony-looking sets... he dealt with it all. He had to. He was Superman. -- Jerry Seinfeld
  • throughout human history people have scarred, painted, pierced, padded, stiffened, plucked, and buffed their bodies in the name of beauty. -- Nancy Etcoff
  • She padded toward Han, barefoot, like a faerie startled out of a forest bower, bewitching mix of clan and flatland beauty. -- Cinda Williams Chima
  • We know life is futile. A man who considers that his life is of very wonderful importance is awfully close to a padded cell. -- Clarence Darrow
  • I'll do anything to pass the ERA [Equal Rights Amendment], even if it means wearing babydoll nightgowns and padded bras, if that will make people less afraid. -- Joan Hackett
  • YOU COULD LOCK the Gasman in a padded cell with some dental floss and a bowl of Jell-O, and he'd find a way to make something to explode. -- James Patterson
  • Infants need the most sleep, and, what is more, get it. Stunning them with a soft, padded hammer is the best way to insure their getting it at the right times. -- Robert Benchley
  • He smiled as Will handled the flask gingerly. 'there's a glass bottle inside,but it's padded with straw and protected by the leather covering. It's quite safe. Just be careful how you handle it. -- John Flanagan
  • Then the weeks rolled by in a sinister psych ward haze filled with white-coated orderlies and rocking whack-job patients torn straight from some old Jack Nicholson film, all anti-psychotic meds and padded lonely cells... -- Shannon Celebi