"Men tell me that I've saved their marriages. It costs them a fortune in shoes, but it's cheaper than a divorce."
Manuel "Manolo" Blahnik Rodríguez CBE (born 28 November 1942), Spanish fashion designer.
"I didn't expect to be in this world but I think it's kind of cool. For a long time pop has been this laughable, shameful thing. But it's actually gratifying and fun and can unite populations, which I think is incredibly powerful. So hopefully I am showing that pop can be taken seriously."
Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O'Connor (born 7 November 1996), known by her stage name Lorde, New Zealand singer-songwriter.
"There are only a few things in this world that turn me into a giant squid of anger, and one of them begins 'My boyfriend thinks I'm too smart for him.' The Venn diagram of boys who don't like smart girls and boys you don't want to date is a circle."
"One chord is fine. Two chords are pushing it. Three chords and you're into jazz."
Lou Reed (2 March 1942 - 27 October 2013), American musician, singer and songwriter, and co-founder of the Velvet Underground.
“I tend to thrive on being misquoted. It’s the only way I sound good.”
Jamie Campbell Bower (born 22 November 1988), English actor, singer and former model.
"When I'm writing a song, it gives me more actual pleasure to hear someone else sing it than do it meself."
"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both go to the making of a genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."
“Personally I am very pessimistic. But when, for instance, one of my staff has a baby you can't help but bless them for a good future. Because I can't tell that child, 'Oh, you shouldn't have come into this life.' And yet I know the world is heading in a bad direction. So with those conflicting thoughts in mind, I think about what kind of films I should be making.”
Hayao Miyazaki (born 5 January 1941), Japanese film director, animator, manga artist, producer, and screenwriter.
"Whether one moves slowly or with speed, the one who is a seeker will be a finder. Always seek with your whole self, for the search is an excellent guide on the way."
"Every career thing I do can't be perfect, and sometimes my decisions are wrong. I always say the minute I stop making mistakes is the minute I stop learning, and I've definitely learned a lot."
“If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it.”
(7 January 1891 - 28 January 1960),
American folklorist, anthropologist, and author.
"For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice."
"Contrary to the popular misconception, the actor is not necessarily a specialist in imitating or portraying what he knows about other people. On the contrary, the actor may simply be a person who's more willing than others to reveal some truths about himself."
Wallace Michael "Wally" Shawn (born 12 November 1943), American actor, playwright, and essayist.
"Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering -- and it's all over much too soon."
Woody Allen (born 1 December 1935), American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, and playwright.