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Karl Otto Lagerfeldt, born 10 September 1933, German fashion designer and photographer

A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul.
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In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even clothes, the discussion of fur is
childish.
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I am like a caricature of myself, and I like that. It is like a mask. And for me the Carnival of
Venice lasts all year long.
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I like to reinvent myself - it's part of my job.
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When I was four I asked my mother for a valet for my birthday.
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A sense of humour and a little lack of respect: that's what you need to make a legend
survive.
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When people talk about the good old days, I say to people, "It's not the days that are old,
it's you that's old." I hate the good old days. What is important is that today is good.
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I am basically the most superficial person in the world.
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I'm a working-class person, working with class.
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I am a kind of fashion nymphomaniac who never gets an orgasm.
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I don't care if people I admire criticize me because their opinion is valuable to me.
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Be politically correct, but please don't bother other people with conversation about being
politically correct, because that's the end of everything. You want to create boredom? Be
politically correct in your conversation.
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When people want to be liked for what they did, they should stop.
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People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries.
You can't live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude
is a victory.
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My job is to bring out in people what they wouldn't dare do themselves.
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Fashion is about going ahead, not about memory.
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Fashion is about two things: the evolution and the opposite.
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Fashion is like music - we all have to make our own tune.
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I live in a set, with the curtains of the stage closed with no audience - but who cares?
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I drink Diet Coke from the minute I get up to the minute I go to bed.
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The brain is a muscle, and I'm a kind of body-builder.
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The only love that I really believe in is a mother's love for her children.
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Life is not a beauty contest; intelligence lasts, youth and beauty are seasonal.
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Don't overact the story of your name. Overact the story of your work.
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Vanity is the healthiest thing in life.
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Reinvent new combinations of what you already own. Improvise. Become more creative. Not
because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step.
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Don't dress to kill, dress to survive.
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I hate intellectual conversation with intellectuals because I only care about my opinion.
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Normally, I don't recommend me for wedding dresses - they all get a divorce.
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The woman is the most perfect doll that i have dressed with delight and admiration.
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Nothing scares me more than people with some doll collection.
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I get along with everyone except for men my age, who are bourgeois or retired or boring.
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I lost 200lb to wear suits by Hedi Slimane.
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Books are a hard-bound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am the happy victim of books.
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I'm rather pro-prostitution. I admire people who do it. It can't be much fun. Thank goodness
for it. People need relief or they become murderers.
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Clear thinking at the wrong moment can stifle creativity.
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What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that's gone forever, impossible
to reproduce.
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Absurdity and anti-absurdity are the two poles of creative energy.
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