"Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Tyra Banks on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Tyra Banks on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Tyra Banks on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Tyra Banks on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Tyra Banks on Oscar Wilde
"Paris is one of the most beautiful places in all the world. Unfortunately, I was so homesick I couldn't appreciate its beauty."
"I'm trying to build a strong business. I want to create new stars, new shows and new products for my audience and create a legacy that outlives me. There are so many other ways I want to reach women besides doing a talk show."
"I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants. I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people."
"Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next."
"There's always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are."