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The nakedness of the indigent world may be clothed from the trimmings of the vain. - Oliver Goldsmith

For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences. - Miguel de Cervantes

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness. - Alfred Bernhard Nobel

It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals. - Homer [Homeros]

The accords were fig leaves of democratic procedure to hide the nakedness of Stalinist dictatorship. - George Frost Kennan

An identity is questioned only when it is menaced, as when the mighty begin to fall, or when the wretched begin to rise, or when the stranger enters the gates, never, thereafter, to be a stranger. Identity would seem to be the garment with which one covers the nakedness of the self: in which case, it is best that the garment be loose, a little like the robes of the desert, through which one's nakedness can always be felt, and, sometimes, discerned. This trust in one's nakedness is all that gives one the power to change one's robes. - James Arthur Baldwin

The college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness. - Robert Maynard Hutchins

The nakedness of woman is the work of God. - William Blake