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

I don't understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little - if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that's the day she has a date with destiny. And it's best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.
 

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

I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it.
 

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

I was the one who changed, it wasn't fashion. I was the one who was in fashion.
[Fashion]
 

If a man talks bad about all women, it usually means he was burned by one woman.
 

In fashion, you know you have succeeded when there is an element of upset.
[Fashion]
 

In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
[Self Acceptance]
 

Innovation! One cannot be forever innovating. I want to create classics.
 

It is the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.
 

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

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

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
 

Material things aside, we need no advice but approval.
 

My friends, there are no friends.
 

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

Since everything is in our heads, we had better not lose them.
[Success]
 

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

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
[Ignorance]
 


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