"You put high heels on and you change."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Manolo Blahnik on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Manolo Blahnik on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Manolo Blahnik on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Manolo Blahnik on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Manolo Blahnik on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"I never wanted to be the most famous, the most beautiful, the most extravagant."