“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” —Mark Twain, American writer, 1835–1910 Share this:ShareTumblrPocketPinterestRedditTwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedInEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related Done in by His Duds My Five-Dollar Black Watch Pendleton Pencil Skirt Categories: Fashion & Literature, Fashion Quote of the WeekTags: Clothes Make the Man, Clothing Quotes, Erasmus, Fashion Quotes, Latin Quotes, Mark Twain, Quote of the Week 2 replies › Anonymous October 5, 2014 • 2:21 PM I see what you’re saying: The emperor has no clothes! LikeLike Reply ↓ ElizNash October 5, 2014 • 2:39 PM Yes! But naked emperors often get treated as if they’re beautifully dressed, figuratively speaking, because we humans are often willing to deny the evidence of our senses in favor of our powerful need to run with the herd. We’re animals, like all the rest in many ways, despite our ability to use metaphor and tell stories. And wear clothes. LikeLike Reply ↓ Share your thoughts! Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.