Button Sayings and Quotes

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


Parents know how to push your buttons because, hey, they sewed them on.     

Camryn Manheim

The good thing about having our buttons pushed is that we can no longer ignore the sensitive areas where we need to heal.     

Mary Buchan

I don't push buttons to push buttons. Throwing the rebel card out there is really cheap.     

Kacey Musgraves

It usually takes two people a little while to learn where the funny buttons are and testy buttons are.     

Matt Lauer

I keep pushing buttons and trying to grow as a person and as a filmmaker.     

Famke Janssen

Buttons are the fossils of the sartorial world, enduring long past the garments they were designed to hold together.     

Martha Stewart

Once you have missed the first buttonhole you'll never manage to button up     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Never allow anyone to take you out of character, some people know which buttons to press.     

Charmaine J. Forde

I can't cut out a piece of cloth and make a lovely dress, but I can mend tears in shirts and sew on buttons.     

Joanna Lumley

Never hold anyone by the button, or the hand, in order to be heard out; for if people are unwilling to hear you, you had better hold your tongue than them     

Lord Chesterfield

Photographers feel guilty that all they do for a living is press a button.     

Andy Warhol

You may turn into an archangel, a fool, or a criminal - no one will see it. But when a button is missing - everyone sees that.     

Erich Maria Remarque

If the first button of one's coat is wrongly buttoned, all the rest will be crooked.     

Giordano Bruno