Naked Sayings and Quotes

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


My wife was afraid of the dark... then she saw me naked and now she's afraid of the light.     

Rodney Dangerfield

I can be shy, but I'm not shy with my body. Everyone is naked under their clothes - so what?     

Cameron Richardson

Beware of the naked man who offers you his shirt.     

Navjot Singh Sidhu

We are all born naked into this world, but each of us is fully clothed in potential.     

Emmitt Smith

Man’s naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages.     

Auguste Rodin

There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.     

F. H. Bradley

Once we are aware that our nudity makes us objects of desire, we become naked.     

Chloe Thurlow

What a frail, easily hurt, rather pathetic thing a human body is, naked; somehow a little unfinished, incomplete!     

D.H. Lawrence

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.     

Mark Twain

I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.     

Maya Angelou

Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul.     

Charlie Chaplin

Even if you’ve taken off every stitch of clothing, you still have your secrets, your history, your true name. It’s hard to be really naked. You have to work hard at it. Just getting into a bath isn’t being naked, not really. It’s just showing skin.     

Catherynne M. Valente

Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.     

C.S. Lewis

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.      

Alfred Nobel

Nakedness reveals itself. Nudity is placed on display. The nude is condemned to never being naked. Nudity is a form of dress.      

John Berger

Nakedness is uncomely, as well in mind as body, and it addeth no small reverence to men's manners and actions if they be not altogether open. Therefore set it down: That a habit of secrecy is both politic and moral.      

Francis Bacon

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth.     

Agnes Repplier

The naked intellect is an extraordinarily inaccurate instrument.     

Madeleine L'Engle

The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie.      

Ann Landers

Reality is modest, it won't be seen naked.     

Deepak Chopra

Truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights.     

Francis Bacon

Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.     

Warren Buffett

No real gentleman will tell the naked truth in the presence of ladies.     

Mark Twain

Craftiness must have clothes, but truth loves to go naked.     

English Proverb

Two or three things I know for sure, and one is that I'd rather go naked than wear the coat the world has made for me.     

Dorothy Allison

Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.     

Joseph Conrad

How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling.     

Claude Debussy

Naked is the best disguise.     

Jeanette Winterson

Naked and pure is the spirit that transcends the existence mediocre.     

John Wilbanks

The nakedness of the indigent world may be clothed from the trimmings of the vain.     

Oliver Goldsmith