Hat Sayings and Quotes

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


For no matter what the world, men who deal in headwear are men to be trusted above any other.     

Frank Beddor

Why should anyone be frightened by a hat?     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Some people’s heads are like their hats; it appears that just like hanging their hats they hang their heads somewhere and walk without them!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

A real Bond girl wears so many skill hats...costumes are more like casual-chic code!     

Tracey Bond

Seems hats have been on top of all the stages comings and goings. Helping us remember heroes and idols.     

Richard L. Ratliff

A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.     

Frederick The Great

A person carries off the hat. Hats are about emotion. It is all about how it makes you feel.     

Philip Treacy

Wearing a hat is fun; people have a good time when they're wearing a hat.     

Philip Treacy

The personality of the wearer and the hat makes the hat.     

Philip Treacy

People, when they buy a hat, they can't explain why they want to buy it or why they want it, but they do. It's like chocolate.     

Philip Treacy

A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat.     

P. J. O'Rourke

Some hats can only be worn if you're willing to be jaunty, to set them at an angle and to walk beneath them with a spring in your stride as if you're only a step away from dancing. They demand a lot of you.     

Neil Gaiman

it wasn't the wearing of the hat that counted so much as having one to wear. Every trade, every craft had its hat.     

Terry Pratchett

How a hat makes you feel is what a hat is all about.     

Philip Treacy

And all your future lies beneath your hat.     

John Oldham

There's a technicality to designing and wearing hats. A hat is balancing the proportions of your face; it's like architecture or mathematics.     

Philip Treacy

The success of a hat definitely lies with balancing the personality of the wearer with the type of occasion. Don't listen to those rules about face shape.     

Philip Treacy