Natasha, in her lilac silk dress trimmed with black lace walked, as women can walk, with the more repose and stateliness the greater the pain and shame in her soul.
— Leo Tolstoy
She braces her hands on the table, leaning forward. And I have a whole new esteem for gravity – because it’s that force that causes her blouse to pull away from her body, giving me a delectable view of her stunning tits encased in delicate black lace.
— Emma Chase
Social change isn’t something you should do just to help pad a resume. Follow your passion.
— Nancy Lublin
If he caught sight of ye in yer wee bit o’ black lace, the man’s plaid would surely stand out stiff as a banner hung across a pole.
— Maeve Greyson
I love the feel of good quality Italian black lace that feels delicate and really feminine.
— Nicole Trunfio
Says the girl dressed up in formal Goth mourning,” Shane said. “Seriously, who buys a black lace veil? You keep that on hand for special occasions, like prom and kid’s birthdays?
— Rachel Caine
Belt leather. Black pepper. Fine lace and bright feather. Tinker in town tonight, gone tomorrow. Working through the evening light. Come wife. Come daughter, I’ve small cloth and rose water.
— Patrick Rothfuss
It’s one thing to be helpless as one tries to lace a corset or to mount an elephant, quite another to be helpless as a bandit pushes a black steel knife against the flesh of your throat while his brother comes to join him.
— John Speed
No matter what you do, black lace tends to look a little Spanish.
— Nicole Miller
My most recent purchase was a black lace corset.
— Lexa Doig
A full harvest moon lit the sky. In its glow, there appeared an old woman dressed in black lace. A shimmering veil covered her head. With her back to the old oak tree, she keened wildly. Her cry was carried by the autumn winds and lost on the wings of the nightingales.
— AnneMarie Dapp
I was thinking that surgeons had to be the happiest people on earth. To cut people up and get paid for it-that’s happiness, I told myself.
— Norman Mailer
A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE … a set of screwdrivers, a cordless drill, and a black lace bra …
— Pamela Redmond Satran
My favourite outfit was this black lace dress that I found in a vintage shop in Williamsburg, New York.
— Abbey Lee Kershaw
I love leather and I love lace, but not necessarily together. I’m probably happiest in a long black velvet dress, black suede boots, and some kind of really beautiful wrap than I am in anything else. I don’t even own a pair of jeans.
— Stevie Nicks
Having rebound sex to cure a heartbreak is like drinking alcohol to cure a hangover.
— Khang Kijarro Nguyen
1000 mile road begins with a single step, the freedom road begins with a scream that fires the battle, and the greatness road begins with a question that fires the spark of the change.
— Ammar Moussa
My style is definitely schizophrenic; it does change from day to day a lot. It depends on my mood: sometimes I’ll be going through a girly, childlike stage and wear a pretty lace dress with a bow in my hair. Then sometimes I’ll be moody and just wear black.
— Amber Le Bon
I sat at her desk and turned one page after another, staring at what looked like bits and pieces of black lace laid cross the paper.
— Sue Monk Kidd
Everyone thinks they’re special. It’s what makes lying so easy.
— Brent Weeks
Straightaway, she’d called to the guard, “Oh, boys?” She’d sauntered to the glass in only her black lace bra and panties. “I need some assistance,” When they slowed, agog, she’d purred, “Can one of you help me find my orgasm?
— Kresley Cole
The whole street took part in the serenade to Flor, Flor leaning against her high window, all ruffles and lace, drenched in moonlight. Down below Vadinho, her gallant knight, with the red rose in his hand, so red it was almost black, the rose of her love.
— Jorge Amado
Red-heeled shoes and silk stockings clocked in black. Gray satin breeches with silver knee buckles. Snowy linen, with Brussels lace six inches deep at cuff and jabot. The coat, a masterpiece in heavy gray with blue satin cuffs and crested silver buttons, hung behind the door, awaiting its turn.
— Diana Gabaldon
I am really looking forward as I get older and older, to being less and less nice.
— Annette Bening
When I don’t know what to wear, I wear black lace.
— Carine Roitfeld
But you were a bad girl today, weren’t you? Coming over here in your black lace panties telling me to fuck you.
— Melanie Harlow
Where do you even buy a black lace handkerchief? Widows R Us?
— Molly Harper
L shot Maki a disappointed look. But soon he forgot everything when Misa Amane appeared onstage. Enraptured he began to cheer with the girls in black lace and frilly skirts.
— Tsugumi Ohba
There’s this culture where we celebrate people snapping back into shape a week after the birth, but I don’t want to be one of those people – I just want to enjoy Arabella.
— Rebecca Ferguson
I didn’t want to, even in my imagination, even for a second, to conflate this sophisticated woman with my mother, a woman so frugal and clueless that she had once given me – to have! to know! to wear! – her stretch black lace underwear that had shrunk in the dryer, though I was only ten.
— Lorrie Moore
His faded jeans sat low on his hips and he wore brown, lace-up boots. He also had on black reading glasses, and jumping Jesus on a pogo stick, he looked good.
— Harper Bentley