Cotton Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old cotton quotes, cotton sayings, and cotton proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Cotton can take dry weather pretty good and it can take wet weather pretty good. But it has a difficult time going from really, really dry to really, really wet. So the rains we did get were very timely.     

Bill Robertson

Cotton is infected by a range of diseases which can affect the quality of the fibre and seed, as well as the yield and cost of production of the cotton crop.     


Cotton is almost pure cellulose, with softness and breathability that have made it the world 's most popular natural fibre.     


Like the cotton-carder who combs tangled cotton into a long bundle of fibre, you take all my knotted fragments and comb them into light.     

Kamand Kojouri

Cotton candy is the most amazing form of caramelization ever invented by man.     

Jose Andres

Giant silk cotton trees grow out of very tiny seeds.     


Heaps of good cotton stocks get chopped up from association with the weeds.     


Cotton was a force of nature. There's a poetry to it, hoeing and growing cotton.     

B. B. King

Let there be worse cotton and better men.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hands that picked cotton can now pick the mayor.     

Charles Evers

A pair of brilliantly cut cotton trousers can be more beautiful than a gorgeous silk gown.     

Yohji Yamamoto

Just because you want to wear organic cotton doesn't mean you have to spend an arm and a leg.     

Ashlan Gorse Cousteau