"I hate to travel with stuff."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Manolo Blahnik on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Manolo Blahnik on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Manolo Blahnik on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Manolo Blahnik on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Manolo Blahnik on Saint Augustine
"You put high heels on and you change."
"If I was a woman, I would be dressed in the same thing for a month and just change my hat and gloves. Maybe my shoes too yes, I see what you mean but, really, it's jewels that change an outfit."
"I just don't get death at all. Yes, it's there. But I don't get it."
"About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs."
"I hate these platforms that are all over the place today they are all about grabbing attention. They are suburban! I never do a platform. Well, I did, in the 1970s, but that was a bad experience."