"As the mother of two daughters, I have great respect for women. And I don't ever want to lose that."
"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."Vera Wang on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Vera Wang on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Vera Wang 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."Vera Wang on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Vera Wang on Abraham Lincoln
"Design is about point of view, and there should be some sort of woman or lifestyle or attitude in one's head as a designer."
"When I decided to get married at 40, I couldn't find a dress with the modernity or sophistication I wanted. That's when I saw the opportunity for a wedding gown business."
"To me, eyewear goes way beyond being a prescription. It's like makeup. It's the most incredible accessory. The shape of a frame or the color of lenses can change your whole appearance."
"When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great."
"All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can't design anything without thinking of how a woman's body will look and move when she's wearing it."