Andy Warhol Quotes

+ Business art is the step that comes after Art. I started as a commercial artist, and I want to finish as a business artist.
Andy Warhol


 + I loved working when I worked at commercial art and they told you what to do and how to do it and all you had to do was correct it and they'd say yes or no. The hard thing is when you have to dream up the tasteless things to do on your own.
Andy Warhol 



+ I do the same thing everyday. I go to work and paint. I try to turn out as many pictures as I can.
Andy Warhol
+ I paint anybody, anybody that asks me.
Andy Warhol 


+ I always think I don't do the first one good, so I try to do it more.
Andy Warhol 


+ Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Andy Warhol 


+ Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.
Andy Warhol 


+ Death means a lot of money, honey. Death can really make you look like a star.
                                                                             Andy Warhol 


+ Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Andy Warhol 


+ Why do people think artists are special? It's just another job.
Andy Warhol 


+ I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.
Andy Warhol 


+ Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
Andy Warhol 


+ I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work', because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do.
Andy Warhol 

Yves Saint Laurent Quotes

A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
Yves Saint Laurent

Dressing is a way of life.
Yves Saint Laurent

Fashions fade, style is eternal.
Yves Saint Laurent

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent

I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes, the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy.
Yves Saint Laurent

I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent

Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing?
Yves Saint Laurent

It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion.
Yves Saint Laurent

Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.
Yves Saint Laurent

We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.
Yves Saint Laurent

Vivienne Westwood Quotes

You have a much better life if you wear impressive clothes.
Vivienne Westwood 

But, having a perfume and license, in general, is a financial necessity. A designer must, to reap back the money spent on prototypes and all that sort of thing.
Vivienne Westwood

But, the thing is, since I always had my own little shop and direct access to the public, I've been able to build up a technique without marketing people ever telling me what the public wants.
Vivienne Westwood

Even though it was the 70s, we found old stocks of clothes that had never been worn from the 50s and took them apart. I started to teach myself how to make clothes from that kind of formula.
Vivienne Westwood

Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.
Vivienne Westwood

Feminists wish women to seem like men. They're not men.
Vivienne Westwood

However, because Britain is young and exciting, I did show my second line here once or twice.
Vivienne Westwood

I am attracted to people who make this effort in knowing what suits them - they are individual and stylish.
Vivienne Westwood

I didn't do anything at the Queen, whom I admire.
Vivienne Westwood

I don't have space to enter into the examples or the history of this, so I'm left with having to make the bold statement that culture is extinct.
Vivienne Westwood

I think dress, hairstyle and make-up are the crucial factors in projecting an attractive persona and give one the chance to enhance one's best physical features.
Vivienne Westwood

I think feminists are unaware of the tremendous extent of the role of women in history.
Vivienne Westwood

I think it's important to vote.
Vivienne Westwood

I think some people would love to be able to make the clothes I make - and of course, I do influence them, but they keep simplifying, and minimalism doesn't quite work.
Vivienne Westwood

I was still interested in the youth rebellion but never-the-less I stopped being a victim. Stopped trying to attack the establishment realizing that it takes too much of your energy.
Vivienne Westwood

I was the first person to have a punk rock hairstyle.
Vivienne Westwood

It is extremely difficult to say how long the process actually took to finally achieve my fragrance, Boudoir, because there was a lot of time waiting around for other people.
Vivienne Westwood

It is not possible for a man to be elegant without a touch of femininity.
Vivienne Westwood

My clothes are very popular in Japan.
Vivienne Westwood

My son has followed fashion since he was a punk. He and I agree that fashion is about sex.
Vivienne Westwood

The arts have only ever interested a small minority of people, which acted as a kind of nursery to support artists.
Vivienne Westwood

The muscular, athletic type is not representative of the human race, who are varied in their physique.
Vivienne Westwood

The young Japanese, especially, love to wear the latest thing and when they come to London they head for my shops as part of what they want to find in Britain.
Vivienne Westwood

We based the look on rock 'n roll right from the beginning.
Vivienne Westwood

We moved into the back, made it into a little 50s sitting room and started to sell the records. We had an immediate success. For one thing, these Teddy Boys were thrilled to buy the records.
Vivienne Westwood

We wanted to step off our island and add the color of the third world. We got gold cigarette paper and stuck it around our teeth. We really did look like pirates and dressed to look the part.
Vivienne Westwood

What changed our lives forever was when Malcolm had the idea to sell rock 'n roll records to trendy customers.
Vivienne Westwood

Karl Lagerfeld Quotes

Beauty is also submitted to the taste of time, so a beautiful woman from the Belle Epoch is not exactly the perfect beauty of today, so beauty is something that changes with time.
Karl Lagerfeld

Because I stopped dieting already six months ago, and I think it's important to bring out a book like this and you are there a year later and say look, I'm still like this.
Karl Lagerfeld

But if I have a lot of imagination, I could tell myself whatever I wanted, you know. I handle myself quite well. I'm kind of fascist with myself, you know. There's no discussion. There is an order. You follow it.
Karl Lagerfeld

I eat fish, three times a week meat, and if not yogurt, something like this and it rarely continues.
Karl Lagerfeld

I had nearly finished school because I was making effort not that bad on that. But there was a law in Germany after the war. You could not make your final examination before 18, so lots of people who were late because of the way had to do it first.
Karl Lagerfeld



I have now exactly the same weight I had when I was 18, 20.
Karl Lagerfeld

I like today and perhaps a little future still, but the past is really something I'm not interested in. So, as far as I'm concerned, I like only the past of things and people I don't know. When I know, I don't care because I knew how it was.
Karl Lagerfeld

I never - you know also one of the things that would save me for a man my age, it was not that easy to lose that much weight and fall down and look like something draped.
Karl Lagerfeld

I never had to learn English, French and German because I was brought up as all three languages. I had a private French teacher before I even went to school. That helped a lot.
Karl Lagerfeld

I never smoked. I never drank and I never took drugs. The funny thing is, nothing is more boring, people like this. For me, it's OK. But most of my friends, at least they smoke and drink.
Karl Lagerfeld

I wanted to become a cartoon artist, a portrait artist, and an illustrator. This was my first idea.
Karl Lagerfeld

I'm not a marketing person. I don't ask myself questions. I go by instinct.
Karl Lagerfeld

If there's something dangerous, sauces are dangerous for the body.
Karl Lagerfeld

It's only I have seen enough of it and the funny thing is now, I know that I'm skinny, because I know there are even smaller clothes in the store. I think I'm big, when I was big, I never thought about it.
Karl Lagerfeld

My favorite kitchen was the Japanese and the Italian kitchen.
Karl Lagerfeld

No, and I never, ever eat in between the meals. I control it well enough and with no pills, and I sleep seven hours a night. I go to bed. I fall asleep, and I wake up seven hours later, and this is the most important.
Karl Lagerfeld

No, I'm not a French designer either. I'm from nowhere. I'm a European, old European is all I am.
Karl Lagerfeld

No. I mean those people really did something for designers I don't think department stores can, could or should do still today. Today the world is different so you have to make it differently. There's TV. There's a lot of things.
Karl Lagerfeld

Oh yes, I love to do shoes. I'm not a fetishist but I love to do shoes.
Karl Lagerfeld

Some people would like me to be round again.
Karl Lagerfeld

Stupidly it should not be. It should be also nice. One must get along with that. Is however not necessary.
Karl Lagerfeld

The iPod completely changed the way people approach music.
Karl Lagerfeld

Yes, and I can sit down on a white piece of paper and work because I don't believe too much into inspiration, only I'm waiting for inspiration, work and then inspiration may come. It's a little too easy to say that.
Karl Lagerfeld

Yes, some people say to me you're too skinny, but never a skinny person says that to me, only people who could lose a few pounds say that.
Karl Lagerfeld

Coco Chanel Quotes

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Coco Chanel
A woman has the age she deserves.
Coco Chanel

A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future.
Coco Chanel

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!
Coco Chanel

As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man, not to yourself, and you die of boredom.
Coco Chanel

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Coco Chanel

Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.
Coco Chanel


Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
Coco Chanel

Elegance is refusal.
Coco Chanel

Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
Coco Chanel

Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous.
Coco Chanel

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
Coco Chanel

Fashion is made to become unfashionable.
Coco Chanel

Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.
Coco Chanel

Gentleness doesn't get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.
Coco Chanel

Great loves too must be endured.
Coco Chanel

Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
Coco Chanel

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
Coco Chanel

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.
Coco Chanel

I am not young but I feel young. The day I feel old, I will go to bed and stay there. J'aime la vie! I feel that to live is a wonderful thing.
Coco Chanel

I don't know why women want any of the things men have when one the things that women have is men.
Coco Chanel

I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Coco Chanel

I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
Coco Chanel

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
Coco Chanel

It is always better to be slightly underdressed.
Coco Chanel

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.
Coco Chanel

Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.
Coco Chanel

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
Coco Chanel

My friends, there are no friends.
Coco Chanel

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
Coco Chanel

Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them.
Coco Chanel

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
Coco Chanel

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Coco Chanel

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Coco Chanel

There are people who have money and people who are rich.
Coco Chanel

There have been several Duchesses of Westminster but there is only one Chanel!
Coco Chanel

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!
Coco Chanel

Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger.
Coco Chanel

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants.
Coco Chanel

Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor.
Coco Chanel


Pablo Picasso Quotes

Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso


All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Pablo Picasso


An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.
Pablo Picasso


Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it?
Pablo Picasso


Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
Pablo Picasso



Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
Pablo Picasso


Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
Pablo Picasso


Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Pablo Picasso


Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Pablo Picasso


Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.
Pablo Picasso


Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Pablo Picasso


Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Pablo Picasso


Disciples be damned. It's not interesting. It's only the masters that matter. Those who create.
Pablo Picasso


Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Pablo Picasso



Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Pablo Picasso


Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Pablo Picasso


Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.
Pablo Picasso


Everything you can imagine is real.
Pablo Picasso


Give me a museum and I'll fill it.
Pablo Picasso


God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephantand the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
Pablo Picasso


He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
Pablo Picasso


I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Pablo Picasso


I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
Pablo Picasso


I do not seek. I find.
Pablo Picasso


I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.
Pablo Picasso


I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting!
Pablo Picasso


I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Pablo Picasso


I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Pablo Picasso


If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.
Pablo Picasso


If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.
Pablo Picasso


If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.


Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.
Pablo Picasso
Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?
Pablo Picasso


It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
Pablo Picasso


It takes a long time to become young.
Pablo Picasso


It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.
Pablo Picasso


Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Pablo Picasso


My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
Pablo Picasso


Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
Pablo Picasso


One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail.
Pablo Picasso


One must act in painting as in life, directly.
Pablo Picasso


Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Pablo Picasso


Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Pablo Picasso


Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Pablo Picasso


Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.
Pablo Picasso


Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso


Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
Pablo Picasso


Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.
Pablo Picasso


Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso


Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
Pablo Picasso


The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
Pablo Picasso


The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense.
Pablo Picasso


The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Pablo Picasso


The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.
Pablo Picasso


The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is.
Pablo Picasso


The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.
Pablo Picasso


The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.
Pablo Picasso


The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Pablo Picasso


The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
Pablo Picasso


There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats.
Pablo Picasso


There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Pablo Picasso


They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.
Pablo Picasso


To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
Pablo Picasso


To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
Pablo Picasso


To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
Pablo Picasso


To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.
Pablo Picasso


We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.
Pablo Picasso


We don't grow older, we grow riper.
Pablo Picasso


We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.
Pablo Picasso


What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist.
Pablo Picasso


What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
Pablo Picasso


When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it.
Pablo Picasso


When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.
Pablo Picasso


Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
Pablo Picasso


Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint.
Pablo Picasso


Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Pablo Picasso


You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.
Pablo Picasso


You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
Pablo Picasso


Youth has no age.
Pablo Picasso

Roberto Cavalli Quotes

• I love clothes and fashion more than music.
Roberto Cavalli


• I want men to be more chic - and Japanese style has that kind of sophisticated elegance.
Roberto Cavalli


• The industrial direction is sometimes too much. We should think more about fantasy.
Roberto Cavalli


• The bunny costume has become old fashioned, something like vintage, ... so you need to interpret it in the new direction of fashion, the young way.
Roberto Cavalli



• A wonderful girl ... her personality and energy are part of her style. Her body is beautiful, very feminine. I love to dress women like her.
Roberto Cavalli


• Kate looks absolutely fantastic. She is confident and stylish, and she works well with the Cavalli look. She is back working and doing what she does best and, like usual, she was really professional.
Roberto Cavalli


• While he followed his mother's lead into fashion, his appreciation for fine art hasn't waned, and, if he had the time, he'd still be painting. For now, he settles for taking snapshots with his digital camera.] I don't take big panoramic pictures, ... I pay attention to detail. I take (photographs of) rose petals, the veins of leaves and tiny animals like ladybugs.
Roberto Cavalli



Leonardo da Vinci Quotations

Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci

The color of the object illuminated partakes of the color of that which illuminates it.
Leonardo da Vinci

He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Leonardo da Vinci

A good painter has two main objects to paint, man and the intention of his soul. The former is easy, the latter hard as he has to represent it by the attitude and movement of the limbs.
Leonardo da Vinci

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.
Leonardo da Vinci

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Leonardo da Vinci

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.
Leonardo da Vinci
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