"In New York, everyone's desperate for success, desperate for money and desperate to be accepted, but in London they're more laid back about things like that."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."David Bailey 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."David Bailey 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."David Bailey on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."David Bailey on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."David Bailey on Winston Churchill
"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."