"All pictures are unnatural. All pictures are sad because they're about dead people. Paintings you don't think of in a special time or with a specific event. With photos I always think I'm looking at something dead."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."David Bailey on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."David Bailey on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."David Bailey on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."David Bailey on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."David Bailey on Khalil Gibran
"I didn't know a time when there wasn't a war because I spent all my time from the age of two or three to eight in a coal cellar really."
"If you're curious, London's an amazing place."
"Fashion often starts off beautiful and becomes ugly, whereas art starts off ugly sometimes and becomes beautiful."
"A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me."
"The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading."