"Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine's beauty and Renee's frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Colleen Atwood on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Colleen Atwood on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Colleen Atwood on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Colleen Atwood on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Colleen Atwood on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all."