"Yes, I always remember my dad's, mom's and my grandma's perfumes."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Marc Jacobs on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Marc Jacobs on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Marc Jacobs on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Marc Jacobs on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."Marc Jacobs on Pablo Picasso
"I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect - they are much more interesting."
"In terms of having a business, I wanted to let it go beyond what my personal taste is. Basically, I'm in a kilt and a white shirt every day. So, you know, I don't have a lot of scope, and I'm really picky about what I wear."
"I remember walking the dog one day, I saw a car full of teenage girls, and one of them rolled down the window and yelled, 'Marc Jacobs!' in a French accent."
"It just seemed too weird to me. I don't know, maybe they were smoking a joint in the car downstairs from their parents' apartment. I had to go that far to put together a scenario of how they could have possibly recognized me."
"It's quite nice to see that I didn't have to change who I was to reach two very different types of people."
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