"I just don't get death at all. Yes, it's there. But I don't get it."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Manolo Blahnik on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Manolo Blahnik on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Manolo Blahnik on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Manolo Blahnik on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Manolo Blahnik on Helen Keller
"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."
"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."
"I never wanted to be the most famous, the most beautiful, the most extravagant."