Quotation Explorer - 'Karl Lagerfeld'

Forgiveness is too easy. I can forget by indifference, but not forgive. I prefer revenge. - Karl Lagerfeld
I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern. - Karl Lagerfeld
The only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children. - Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion is neither moral or immoral, but it is for rebuilding the morale. - Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion and music are the same, because music express its period too. - Karl Lagerfeld
People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence. - Karl Lagerfeld
If you stick to something doggedly, you are off to a bad start. - Karl Lagerfeld
Reinvent new combinations of what you already own. Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step. - Karl Lagerfeld
Chanel is an institution, and you have to treat an institution like a whore and then you get something out of her - Karl Lagerfeld
We live in a dark and romantic and quite tragic world. - Karl Lagerfeld
For me, Chanel is like music. There are certain notes and you have to make another tune with them - Karl Lagerfeld
Never use the word cheap. Today everybody can look chic in inexpensive clothes (the rich buy them too). There is good clothing design on every level today. You can be the chicest thing in the world in a T-shirt and jeans it’s up to you. - Karl Lagerfeld
Don’t overact the story of your name. Overact the story of your work. - Karl Lagerfeld
Guilty feelings about clothes are totally unnecessary. A lot of people earn their living by making clothes, so you should never feel bad. - Karl Lagerfeld
I’m very much down to earth, just not this earth. - Karl Lagerfeld
Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you. - Karl Lagerfeld
People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries. You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory. - Karl Lagerfeld
One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress. - Karl Lagerfeld
Books are a hard-bound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am the happy victim of books. - Karl Lagerfeld
I would like to be a one-man multinational fashion phenomenon. - Karl Lagerfeld
I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard. - Karl Lagerfeld
Success nullifies. You then have to do it again, preferably differently - Karl Lagerfeld
In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even clothes, the discussion of fur is childish. - Karl Lagerfeld
Respect is not creative ... Chanel is an institution, and you have to treat an institution like a whore and then you get something out of her. - Karl Lagerfeld
Forgiveness isn’t something I’m preoccupied with turning the other cheek isn’t my trip. - Karl Lagerfeld
A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul - Karl Lagerfeld
Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose! - Karl Lagerfeld
Youthfulness is about how you live not when you were born. - Karl Lagerfeld
When people talk about the good old days, I say to people, 'It's not the days that are old, it's you that's old.' I hate the good old days. What is important is that today is good. - Karl Lagerfeld
Music gives color to the air of the moment. - Karl Lagerfeld
The French say you get hungry when you’re eating, and I get inspired when I’m working. It’s my engine - Karl Lagerfeld
When I was younger I wanted to be a caricaturist. In the end, I’ve become a caricature. - Karl Lagerfeld
I'm very down to Earth, I'm just not from this Earth. - Karl Lagerfeld
We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion. It’s like hunger and thirst you need them both. - Karl Lagerfeld
Logos and branding are so important. In a big part of the world, people cannot read French or English--but are great in remembering signs - Karl Lagerfeld
I am a fashion person, and fashion is not only about clothes -- it's about all kinds of change - Karl Lagerfeld
Absurdity and anti—absurdity are the two poles of creative energy. - Karl Lagerfeld
For every book you buy, you should buy the time to read it. - Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion does not have to prove that it is serious. It is the proof that intelligent frivolity can be something creative and positive - Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion is about going ahead, not about memory. - Karl Lagerfeld
Stuff your brain with knowledge. - Karl Lagerfeld
You cannot fake chic but you can be chic and fake fur - Karl Lagerfeld
Clear thinking at the wrong moment can stifle creativity. - Karl Lagerfeld
If you throw money out of the window throw it out with joy. Don’t say: 'one shouldn't do that' - that is bourgeois. - Karl Lagerfeld
Don't look to the approval of others for your mental stability - Karl Lagerfeld
I'm open to everything. When you start to criticize the times you live in, your time is over. - Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality. - Karl Lagerfeld
I do my job like I breathe so if I can’t breathe I’m in trouble. - Karl Lagerfeld
When people want to be liked for what they did, they should stop. - Karl Lagerfeld
Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress. - Karl Lagerfeld
The iPod completely changed the way people approach music. - Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion is ephemeral, dangerous and unfair. - Karl Lagerfeld
The secret to modeling is not being perfect. What one needs is a face that people can identify in a second. You have to be given what’s needed by nature, and what’s needed is to bring something new. - Karl Lagerfeld
The elegance is as physical, as moral quality that has nothing common with the clothing. You can see a countrywoman more elegant than one so called elegant woman. - Karl Lagerfeld
I like to reinvent myself it’s part of my job. - Karl Lagerfeld
Like poetry, fashion does not state anything. It merely suggests - Karl Lagerfeld
What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. - Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion is about two things: the evolution and the opposite. - Karl Lagerfeld
The woman is the most perfect doll that i have dressed with delight and admiration. - Karl Lagerfeld
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