"I like today and perhaps a little future still, but the past is really something I'm not interested in. So, as far as I'm concerned, I like only the past of things and people I don't know. When I know, I don't care because I knew how it was."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Karl Lagerfeld on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Karl Lagerfeld on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Karl Lagerfeld on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Karl Lagerfeld on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Karl Lagerfeld on William Shakespeare
"I never - you know also one of the things that would save me for a man my age, it was not that easy to lose that much weight and fall down and look like something draped."
"When I was a child I asked my mother what homosexuality was about and she said - and this was 100 years ago in Germany and she was very open-minded - 'It's like hair color. It's nothing. Some people are blond and some people have dark hair. It's not a subject.' This was a very healthy attitude."
"Beauty is also submitted to the taste of time, so a beautiful woman from the Belle Epoch is not exactly the perfect beauty of today, so beauty is something that changes with time."
"What I love best in life is new starts."
"I love to watch times change!"