"Real success is being totally indulgent about your own trip. You put your blinders on about the garbage and go full speed ahead."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Betsey Johnson on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Betsey Johnson on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Betsey Johnson on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Betsey Johnson on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Betsey Johnson on Winston Churchill
"I used to design for my body, which was flat-chested with big hips. That's why my clothes were tight on top with full skirts."
"I hate to say it, but the truth is that the upscale line is where I get respect as a designer. The higher the price range, the higher the respect level from the industry, even though it's much easier to make a great $500 dress than a great $100 dress."
"With over 3 million women battling breast cancer today, everywhere you turn there is a mother, daughter, sister, or friend who has been affected by breast cancer."