"There are forms of art that I might not like to do myself, but I still have respect for the artists who create it."
"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."Vanessa Paradis on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Vanessa Paradis on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Vanessa Paradis 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."Vanessa Paradis on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Vanessa Paradis on Abraham Lincoln
"Sometimes you could be in an unhappy relationship you are very much in love with someone, but it's making you unhappy and you think things can change and you can work it out."
"I don't have famous neighbours and if I did, I'd avoid them. I don't live the jet-set."
"People don't get through to the essence of you right away - it's always the famous 'girl' or the famous 'girlfriend'. I'd rather be known for myself."
"Fear can make all of us do the wrong things sometimes."
"I don't have the recipe for happiness, but I think the engine is simply having the desire."