"It's really important to share the idea that being different might feel like a problem at the time, but ultimately diversity is a strength."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Carson Kressley on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Carson Kressley on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Carson Kressley on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Carson Kressley on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Carson Kressley on Ernest Hemingway
"My method of helping someone is saying, 'Wow, you look amazing. Let me help you look even better.' I think tearing someone down is an awful thing to do. It has a lasting impression on people."
"I hoped I could make people smile and laugh and have a good time."
"I think ultimately I make people happy: Whether I'm doing the stage show, giving somebody a makeover, or designing clothing, the end goal is to make people smile."