"I like photographing the people I love, the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous. My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Helmut Newton on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Helmut Newton on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Helmut Newton on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Helmut Newton on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Helmut Newton on Ambrose Bierce
"It's that I don't like white paper backgrounds. A woman does not live in front of white paper. She lives on the street, in a motor car, in a hotel room."