"The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."David Bailey on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."David Bailey on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."David Bailey on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."David Bailey on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."David Bailey on Dalai Lama
"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."
"I left school on my 15th birthday."