"I always wanted to be a designer. I read books on fashion from the age of 12."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Alexander McQueen on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Alexander McQueen on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Alexander McQueen on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Alexander McQueen on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Alexander McQueen on Robert Frost
"I find beauty in the grotesque, like most artists."
"There is something sinister, something quite biographical about what I do - but that part is for me. It's my personal business. I think there is a lot of romance, melancholy. There's a sadness to it, but there's romance in sadness. I suppose I am a very melancholy person."
"I come from a different era and I design clothes for our era. I think of people I want to dress when I design."
"Now I design what I want to wear, and it works that way."
"I can design a collection in a day and I always do, cause I've always got a load of Italians on my back, moaning that it's late."