"I have no problem going on record with this and probably have gone on record with this before, there aren't that many people who I respect. There just aren't."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Marc Jacobs on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Marc Jacobs on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Marc Jacobs on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Marc Jacobs on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Marc Jacobs on Abraham Lincoln
"I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect - they are much more interesting."
"In terms of having a business, I wanted to let it go beyond what my personal taste is. Basically, I'm in a kilt and a white shirt every day. So, you know, I don't have a lot of scope, and I'm really picky about what I wear."
"I remember walking the dog one day, I saw a car full of teenage girls, and one of them rolled down the window and yelled, 'Marc Jacobs!' in a French accent."
"It just seemed too weird to me. I don't know, maybe they were smoking a joint in the car downstairs from their parents' apartment. I had to go that far to put together a scenario of how they could have possibly recognized me."
"It's quite nice to see that I didn't have to change who I was to reach two very different types of people."