Top 147 Lips Quotes

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“The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“Natto, Japanese ferment bean paste, will never cross my lips again. Spam Musubi, on the other hand, is something I love. I used to have a roommate of Vietnamese descent, and he would eat it all the time. It looked gross, but I finally had it – wrapped in seaweed and rice – it was terrific.”

― Adam Richman

“My advice is keep your lips away from the spinning things.”

― Adam Savage

“The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee.”

― Akhenaton

“Topsoil is a place of digestion. It sucks and chews things into smaller pieces. When it’s hungry, it turns grey and stony; when it’s thirsty, it opens thousands of cracked lips. Subsoil is more skeletal: it doesn’t digest.”

― Alice Oswald

“The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair.”

― Angelina Grimke

“I’m really into lip cream. I have this one by Hourglass: it’s an oil with this gold-tip applicator, and it’s schmancy-schmancy. When you get to the point that your lips are cracking, the price is worth it.”

― Anna Kendrick

“Both sides of my family had come from Ireland in the 19th century for the same reason: There was nothing to eat over there. Since then, I’ve tried to make up for the potato famine by making the potato the only vegetable that passes these lips.”

― Art Donovan

“Those women with collagen lips just look like frogs – ‘muffin mouths,’ I call them. There’s not a line on their brows, and all the emotion gone from their faces, like all those actresses in ‘Desperate Housewives.’”

― Barry Humphries

“My wife and I got to go onstage at a Flaming Lips concert at Webster Hall once. We dressed up like Scientology aliens and danced around. We had a shootout onstage with Santa Claus.”

― Bill Hader

“When I first got into making makeup, I didn’t necessarily want to start a company. I just wanted to make a lipstick that looked like lips, only better.”

― Bobbi Brown

“I love red or deep purple lips for events.”

― Cara Delevingne

“Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.”

― Charles Dickens

“To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.”

― Charles Dickens

“The big question is always, ‘Eyes or lips?’ I tend to go with the eyes because I’ve got a lot more material to work with now – and it saves me from reapplying lipstick! I’m a pretty low-maintenance person and it’s too excessive to exaggerate both the eyes and lips.”

― Claire Danes

“I’m obsessed with lip stuff. I have to have stuff on my lips at all times.”

― Constance Zimmer

“Lipstick is for lips only.”

― Danielle Fishel

“Yeah, some kids called me fish lips because I had these really full lips. Now I’m sure all those same girls are getting collagen injections, so I’m having the last laugh.”

― Denise Richards

“Little Richard, he’d say, ‘Oh Dick Dale! You have luscious lips!’”

― Dick Dale

“My lips, I’ve used collagen. I line my lips with collagen.”

― Dolly Parton

“If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that’s read by persons who move their lips when they’re reading to themselves.”

― Don Marquis

“On my lips, I just do a little bit of liner, just a color silhouette.”

― Elsa Hosk

“When your lips get dry, is there anything more frantic?”

― Emily Weiss

“My lips are big, but my talent is bigger.”

― Fantasia Barrino

“I definitely have my own brand, and so I never, ever envision myself with anyone else’s lips.”

― Farrah Abraham

“Wear some mascara, give attention to your eyebrows, and also take care of your lips.”

― Fei Fei Sun

“While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.”

― Francis of Assisi

“Makeup is about balance. When the eye makes a statement, the lips should be quiet.”

― Francois Nars

“Oh how sweet it is to hear one’s own convictions from another’s lips.”

― Frank Gifford

“Wayne Coyne has put out Flaming Lips records in gummy bear skulls and all these different kinds of packaging that’s really, really inventive. And that’s what you should always do.”

― Fred Armisen

“Read my lips: no new taxes.”

― George H. W. Bush

“I have to exfoliate my lips as they’re quite a large surface area and sometimes when I wear lipstick, it goes all cakey. So I mix brown sugar with lip balm and just scrub it onto them.”

― Georgia May Jagger

“I have a coconut oil stick, which I use for everything – on my eye lids to make them shinier, on my lips, and on any dry skin.”

― Georgia May Jagger

“Always, always powder your T-zone and the lines going from your nose down around your mouth so you don’t look like a bulldog. When those areas are shiny, it’s awful. And gloss will keep your lips from appearing dehydrated.”

― Gisele Bundchen

“I don’t like facial hair, and I don’t like kissing facial hair, as you cant find the lips.”

― Goldie Hawn

“I was so terrified before an audience that I would break out in these ugly red hives, and my lips would quiver at the sight of a word or a song.”

― Haley Bennett

“I use By Terry lip gloss religiously – and I always have Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream with me just in case. Between the two of them, I’ve got everything covered, from chapped lips to stray marks to doing a simple glossy eye.”

― Hannah Bronfman

“Flames from the lips may be produced by holding in the mouth a sponge saturated with the purest gasoline.”

― Harry Houdini

“You can really get poked in the back and not feel it very much, but just a feather around your lips and you really do feel it.”

― Helen Fisher

“The reaction to this album has just been fabulous around the world… and I’ve had offers to perform from around the world and I’m tempted to do it. I’ve got itchy lips.”

― Herb Alpert

“My name is usually the one on the end of people’s lips.”

― Ian Wright

“The lips on my upper right bicep are my girlfriend’s lips. She has the most amazing lips, and I wanted to carry them around with me everywhere I go, considering I can’t carry her lips physically with me. So I decided to place them in a discreet location, such as the inside part of my bicep.”

― Jake Owen

“I never stood in a public house bar and alcoholic drink never touched my lips.”

― James Larkin

“Stars wide of belt often cultivated a gentlemanly grandeur, a groomed refinement that filtered through their fingertips – the dainty fidgets of Hardy’s plump digits, Orson Welles performing magic tricks with nimble dexterity, Jackie Gleason lofting a teacup to his lips as if he were Lady Bracknell – or through a fine set of twinkle-toes.”

― James Wolcott

“I use Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream, £12, on my lips, and my arms if they’re sunburned. I’m past caring that sunbathing is dangerous.”

― Jane Birkin

“I have my father to thank for my build and height, and my mother to thank for my lips and eyes.”

― Jasmine Guinness

“Language kills, and inflamed rhetoric of the kind that spews almost daily from the lips of Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Mike Huckabee, and others running for public office in this country should be condemned.”

― Jay Parini

“I use M.A.C. Brow Gel to bring out my eyebrows, then I curl my eyelashes every morning and apply M.A.C. Sheen Supreme Lipstick in Venomous Violet with my fingers – I use it as a lip balm multiple times throughout the day because I hate having bare lips.”

― Jeanne Damas

“The only way a ventriloquist speaks differently is that he forgoes using his or her lips, and learns to reproduce sounds using the tongue, upper palate, and teeth only. Those ‘difficult’ letters are B, F, M, P, V, W, and Y.”

― Jeff Dunham

“I love lips, so I wanted to make the most lightweight liquid-to-matte lipstick on the market!”

― Jeffree Star

“I love leather vests and jackets, black leggings, black lips.”

― Jeffree Star

“When my lips are dry, I can’t smile, I can’t talk – it’s debilitating!”

― Jessica Jung

“Gone are the days when a gentleman lightly took your hand in his and brushed his lips across it, or tipped his hat to acknowledge you as he chivalrously stepped aside to let you pass.”

― Joan Collins

“I have girlfriends who’ve had Botox and been left with lumps in their faces. And the lips, don’t even get me started.”

― Joan Collins

“I was once kissed on the lips by a giraffe, and I don’t think I’ve ever got over it.”

― Joanna Lumley

“My father was the one who used to stand up in the middle of a number to flutter his lips and make sputtering sounds into lyrics.”

― Joel Grey

“The brutalities of a fight with bare hands, the crushed nasal bones, maimed lips, and other disfigurements, which call for the utter abolition of boxing in the interests of humanity, at once disappear when the contestants cover their hands with large, soft-leather gloves.”

― John Boyle O’Reilly

“I question the political judgement of those who would have the nerve to paint Christ white with his obvious African nose, lips and wooly hair.”

― John Henrik Clarke

“I mean if you have ever found a politician who says, ‘No, no, I would do everything exactly as I did,’ then you can tell when he is lying because his lips are moving.”

― John Major

“I didn’t look like Rihanna. I was a bit chubby. I had puppy fat. I had a moustache. I didn’t want to have lips; I didn’t want a bum. I grew out of it, but I feel like everyone went through that phase of wanting to be skinny.”

― Jorja Smith

“People who keep stiff upper lips find that it’s damn hard to smile.”

― Judith Guest

“I was a huge fan of the bandleader Ray Noble when I was younger. He was one of the biggest musical names of his day and wrote such romantic songs as ‘Goodnight Sweetheart’ and ‘The Touch Of Your Lips.’ Wonderful stuff.”

― June Whitfield

“I hate chapped lips.”

― Karamo Brown

“The only foreplay I really need is for a guy to kiss my hip bone. The hip is the most erotic and neglected body part. Kiss the hip bone with your lips.”

― Karen McDougal

“MAC Cosmetics is incredible for lips; I always wear it.”

― Kat Graham

“I don’t tend to do much with my lips. My lips are naturally very pink, so if I add any more colour, it looks like I’ve been smacked in the mouth!”

― Kate Beckinsale

“Well, I met Frank Sinatra and Bob Dylan in the space of 15 minutes. Frank Sinatra kissed me on the lips. He kissed me on the lips. And then he gave me a filterless cigarette. And then I met Bob Dylan. I came off all lightheaded and had to go sit on his dressing-room steps.”

― Kate Moss

“A girl told me my lips looked like somebody had pressed strawberry yogurt against my face.”

― Katherine Heigl

“There is a lot of kissing in ‘Boeing-Boeing.’ A lot! And not pecks on the cheek or lips – although there’s some of that, too – but full-on, farcical lip locks. My poor husband. He definitely wasn’t prepared for as much smooching as there is.”

― Kathryn Hahn

“Corbin Bleu was my first kiss in life. I was 12, and he was, like, my first kiss for TV… It was on the lips!”

― Keke Palmer

“I would say my flow is Aboriginal. Look at my face, nose, lips, and eyes.”

― KRS-One

“When I don’t feel like getting ready, just a pop of colour on the lips does the trick for me. I have this fond liking for RUBY WOO from Mac. It’s a Matte red colour and makes all the difference.”

― Krystle D’Souza

“Lips are kind of like my thing, and I’ve always been obsessed with lipstick and lip liner. I just always went to lip liner to overline my lips, and I feel like I was really known for that. I can’t walk out of my house without my lipstick!”

― Kylie Jenner

“I still do Juvederm for my lips. I go to Dr. Ourian in Beverly Hills. He’s the best, and he’s super natural about it.”

― Kylie Jenner

“To hear the Japanese plead for free trade is like hearing the word love on the lips of a harlot.”

― Lane Kirkland

“It’s quite nice to have a bit more color on the lips during wintertime. And it’s festive, isn’t it?”

― Lara Stone

“I defy anyone to produce any evidence that the word ‘happy’ has ever crossed my lips. I am not now, nor have I ever been, ‘happy.’”

― Larry David

“Overall, I’m a mix of a lot of different quirks, from my dimples to my eyebrows to my lips, which I’ve always felt were just one of my signature features.”

― Lindsey Wixson

“My lips are a lot thinner than what makeup artists usually create, because they make them almost graphic.”

― Lindsey Wixson

“I actually use baking soda to exfoliate my lips – I mix a little bit with water and use my fingers to lightly scrub with it. Then I use jojoba oil and olive oil to keep them moisturized.”

― Lindsey Wixson

“I never had a career before I had the lips, so my lips have had their own career!”

― Lisa Rinna

“Hot Lips changed a lot in eleven years. Initially, Margaret Houlihan behaved as though a man were the only thing that could complete her life, and she didn’t see what richness her life contained. She gained a lot of self-esteem through the years, and she came to realize that what she did, what she offered, was valuable.”

― Loretta Swit

“I like kissable lips. A woman’s lips must say, ‘Come here and kiss me, Pops.’”

― Louis Armstrong

“I don’t really wear eyeshadow. I’m pretty much always about my lashes and my lips, and then I let the rest of it do its own thing.”

― Madelaine Petsch

“My favorite lip balm is, weirdly enough, just a little tube of Aquaphor. It’s clear, and it will keep my lips glossy and perfect for hours.”

― Madelaine Petsch

“I feel like lip balm is something that you need to have. The worst thing ever is having dry lips.”

― Manny MUA

“Political correctness is as exploitable as any other progressive ideal, but its aim is to stifle the incessant noise of those who flap their careless lips without a thought about those they might offend and why that might be important.”

― Marcus Brigstocke

“Be sure that you speak with unfeigned lips.”

― Marie de France

“Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.”

― Matthew Arnold

“I love smokey eyes and glossy lips.”

― Maye Musk

“I don’t tend to go totally bare, but on non-filming days, I will only wear tinted moisturiser, mascara, blusher, and a ChapStick for my lips.”

― Meghan Markle

“Even when someone gets to looking like she should be so proud of herself, instead she’s like, ‘I could be another three pounds less; I could be a little taller and have bigger lips.’”

― Melissa McCarthy

“You can scroll through my iTunes and I’ve got everything. I’ve got Ace Hood, Alt-J, Annie Lennox, Arctic Monkeys, Beanie Sigel, the Beatles, Beth Hart, Big Sean, Bob Dylan, Bon Iver, Chief Keef, Coldplay, the Flaming Lips, Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, OutKast, Pet Shop Boys, Peter Gabriel, the Smiths, and the list goes on from there.”

― Mike Will Made It

“Just a touch of eyeliner and red lips is glamorous.”

― Monica Bellucci

“When I was young, to have a big nose, big lips or dark skin was the worst. You were the wretched. That was something I not only felt, but I participated in.”

― Nate Parker

“What a mysterious thing madness is. I have watched patients whose lips are forever sealed in a perpetual silence. They live, breathe, eat; the human form is there, but that something, which the body can live without, but which cannot exist without the body, was missing.”

― Nellie Bly

“I had great apprehension in locking lips with Namit on the screen. I come with my own prerogatives.”

― Nia Sharma

“I don’t do nostalgia. The phrase ‘the good old days’ never passes my lips.”

― Nicholas Haslam

“Atheists have not produced so much evil as hypocrites have produced, or even simply those who preached God without being prepared for Him, daring to pronounce His name with unsanctified lips.”

― Nikolai Gogol

“Ain’t nobody got time for crusty lips.”

― Nina Agdal

“I love how full my lips are.”

― Normani Kordei

“You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.”

― Oliver Goldsmith

“People have nervous tics they don’t know about, and I would advise asking around. Ask the casting director, ‘Is there something I’m doing?’ I would see people unconsciously rocking back and forth. I roll my lips. I bite my lips and roll them.”

― Olivia Wilde

“In judging of a beautiful statue, the aesthetic faculty is absolutely and completely gratified by the splendid curves of those marble lips that are dumb to our complaint, the noble modelling of those limbs that are powerless to help us.”

― Oscar Wilde

“Apply the lipstick first and then the gloss in the middle of the lips to add a touch of light.”

― Pat McGrath

“Before the lipstick goes anywhere near the lips, I like to apply a tiny amount of foundation or concealer to create a really great base. This then makes it easier to guide the bullet of the lipstick along the lip outline.”

― Pat McGrath

“Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.”

― Percy Bysshe Shelley

“I like to wear earrings, but I always have to wear lip gloss or something on my lips!”

― Peyton List

“A sickle-cell attack would creep up slowly in my ankles, legs, arms, back, stomach, and chest. Sometimes my lips and tongue turned numb, and I knew I was going into a crisis.”

― Prodigy

“My legs are nice, my lips are shapely, and my breasts are pretty. They popped up when I was 11 and they weren’t small then. I was teased, but now those kids wish they had what I have!”

― Queen Latifah

“To open his lips is crime in a plain citizen.”

― Quintus Ennius

“Do thou snatch treasures from my lips, and I’ll take kingdoms back from thine.”

― Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“I will always love red lips.”

― Rita Ora

“I walked into this industry blond with red lips, and I will leave this industry blond with red lips. Mark my words.”

― Rita Ora

“The moment eternal – just that and no more – When ecstasy’s utmost we clutch at the core While cheeks burn, arms open, eyes shut, and lips meet!”

― Robert Browning

“An American may speak love with his lips; the Italian must say it with his eyes.”

― Rudolph Valentino

“Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.”

― Rumi

“Let us consider the glorious Saint Paul: it seems that no other name fell from his lips than that of Jesus, because the name of Jesus was fixed and embedded in his heart.”

― Saint Teresa of Avila

“Fame comes with its own standard. A guy who twitches his lips is just another guy with a lip twitch – unless he’s Humphrey Bogart.”

― Sammy Davis, Jr.

“I had very big lips growing up, so my brother started to call me Scooter Fish because he decided a scooter fish has big lips.”

― Scooter Braun

“In Hollywood today, it’s cool for guys to wear nail polish and earrings in their lips and tongues. I don’t get it.”

― Scott Caan

“I like my natural lip color a lot. So everything that I do with my lips is just trying to find products that enhance it a little.”

― Shanina Shaik

“We’ve got 400,000 girls with beach-y blonde hair, the same nose, gigantic lips, implants in their cheeks, and little Chicklets for teeth. Are they really prettier?”

― Sharon Stone

“’Morsel’ is a perfect word. Forming those six letters on the lips and tongue prompts an instantaneous physiological reaction. The mouth waters. The lips purse.”

― Shawn Amos

“Most of the time, I get auditions for deaf characters where the scene has them communicating in really convoluted ways, like reading lips from across the room when the other person’s back is turned or having other people parrot what they say.”

― Shoshannah Stern

“He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.”

― Sigmund Freud

“I think the quality of sexiness comes from within. It is something that is in you or it isn’t and it really doesn’t have much to do with breasts or thighs or the pout of your lips.”

― Sophia Loren

“Youthquake’ wasn’t an entirely predictable choice for Oxford’s Word of 2017. It hasn’t been on the lips of an entire nation, nor is it new. But it amply fulfilled the criteria Oxford requires for selection.”

― Susie Dent

“You know, as long as you do everything in moderation, you don’t go overboard, you don’t, you know, turn your lips into guppy lips – I mean, a little zip or a little zap, that is not a big deal.”

― Suzanne Somers

“I’m a very private person who grew up with a strict German mother who believed ‘loose lips sink ships.’”

― Tab Hunter

“When you tell the American people, ‘Read my lips. No new taxes,’ that should mean no new taxes.”

― Ted Cruz

“There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound.”

― Thomas Hardy

“It’s Toby Jones playing Alfred Hitchcock, not Alfred Hitchcock. We all felt that his silhouette was crucial, so his nose and lips were crucial as well. We had to build it out a bit to get the silhouette. But, with my nose being so small within the proportion of my face, the first nose was too big. I felt like a nose on parade.”

― Toby Jones

“I’ve had these lips all my life, and I love them.”

― Trinny Woodall

“I went on Accutane, which is very strong. Your sebaceous glands dry up, you can’t exercise, and you have very dry lips. But it was a miracle, and it worked.”

― Trinny Woodall

“To clarify, I haven’t had surgery. Surgery is ‘going under the knife,’ breaking bones, adding stuff in. I simply just had cosmetic enhancement: it’s just a little bit of filler which I put a little bit in my cheeks and in my lips.”

― Tulisa

“Yes, I’ve had my lips done, and I’m happy with my lips.”

― Tulisa

“Don’t save bold lashes and red lips for nighttime – do it in the day!”

― Tyra Banks

“Man is that being who invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz; however, he is also that being who entered those chambers upright, with the Lord’s Prayer or the Shema Yisrael on his lips.”

― Viktor E. Frankl

“Language is wine upon the lips.”

― Virginia Woolf

“I would like to spare the time and effort of hack reviewers and, generally, persons who move their lips when reading.”

― Vladimir Nabokov

“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.”

― William Makepeace Thackeray

“Who writes poetry imbibes honey from the poisoned lips of life.”

― William Rose Benet

“The Flaming Lips have been on Warner Bros. forever, and certainly everything I heard growing up was on a major label in some way, from the Cure to Radiohead to Bjork.”

― Win Butler

“I didn’t want to get that ring around my lips from practicing the trumpet, because I thought the girls wouldn’t like me. So I never practiced.”

― Wynton Marsalis

“I used to cry on planes. I don’t anymore. It probably took almost a hundred agonizing flights to get there. Now, when I take off, a smile quivers on the corner of my lips.”

― Zazie Beetz

“I can’t do chapped lips. If your lips are jacked up, Aquaphor is always a good go-to.”

― Zendaya
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