"A career in the arts is like a hitchhiking trip, all you need is one person to say 'get in' and off you go... and then the confidence begins."
"You must participate in the creative world you want to be a part of."
"Keep up with what's causing chaos in your own field."
'Watch every movie that gets a negative review in the New York Times and figure out what the director did wrong."
"Read. Read. Read. Watch people on the street. Spy. Be nosy. Eavesdrop."
"Humor is always the best defense and weapon."
"Go out in the world and fuck it up beautifully. Design clothes so ugly they can't be worn ironically. Horrify us with new ideas. Outrage the outdated critics."