"I had this wonderful career and thought I would retire as a teacher."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Tim Gunn on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Tim Gunn on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Tim Gunn on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Tim Gunn on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Tim Gunn on John Steinbeck
"Take the high road. No matter how much strife, and consternation, frustration and anger you might be confronted with - don't go to that level."
"I don't know why I've always been so captivated by architecture."
"I've never mentioned this, but when I was at Parsons teaching, the other design disciplines, they don't like fashion design. They see it as very nineteenth-century."
"With fashion, you really need to understand the aspects of construction. Not just design on an iPad."
"I love HGTV. I love the Food Network."