"You can be a mason and build 50 buildings, but it doesn't mean you can design one."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."John Malkovich on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."John Malkovich on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."John Malkovich on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."John Malkovich on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."John Malkovich on Erma Bombeck
"A dog that has rabies probably will do things it wouldn't do if it didn't have rabies. But that doesn't change the fact that it has rabies."
"I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't measure up to the standard he set."
"I like design, I like details, to me it is just another form of self-expression."
"Well, I design costumes because I started with the theater in Chicago, but somehow a few lines just sort of fell to me to do it. And I studied it in school and I always liked it."
"Sigmund Freud said we act out our own dreams, but if you are only an actor you are not acting out your own dream. You are simply participating in someone else's dream."