"When I design and wonder what the point is, I think of someone having a bad time in their life. Maybe they are sad and they wake up and put on something I have made and it makes them feel just a bit better. So, in that sense, fashion is a little help in the life of a person. But only a little."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Miuccia Prada on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Miuccia Prada on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Miuccia Prada on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Miuccia Prada on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Miuccia Prada on Erma Bombeck
"I hate the idea that you shouldn't wear something just because you're a certain age."
"My learning process is by eye alone it's not at all scientific."
"Fashion fosters cliches of beauty, but I want to tear them apart."
"I always loved aesthetics. Not particularly fashion, but an idea of beauty."
"Now, I'm not saying I'm fashionable, but there are sociological interests that matter to me, things that are theoretical, political, intellectual and also concerned with vanity and beauty that we all think about but that I try to mix up and translate into fashion."