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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
~ Yves Saint-Laurent - [Models and Modeling]

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A mind grows by what it feeds on.
~ Josiah Gilbert Holland - [Mind]

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A vacant mind invites dangerous inmates, as a deserted mansion tempts wandering outcasts to enter and take up their abode in its desolate apartments.
~ Nicholas Hilliard - [Mind]

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Among all the modernized aspects of the most luxurious of industries, the model, a vestige of voluptuous barbarianism, is like some plunder-laden prey. She is the object of unbridled regard, a living bait, the passive realization of an ideal. No other female occupation contains such potent impulses to moral disintegration as this one, applying as it does the outward signs of riches to a poor and beautiful girl.
~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette - [Models and Modeling]

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Are we aware of our obligations to a mob? It is the mob that labor in your fields and serve in your houses -- that man your navy, and recruit your army -- that have enabled you to defy the world, and can also defy you when neglect and calamity have driven them to despair. You may call the people a mob; but do not forget that a mob too often speaks the sentiments of the people.
~ Lord Byron - [Mobs]

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Because modeling is lucrative, I'm able to save up and be more particular about the acting roles I take.
~ Kathy Ireland - [Models and Modeling]

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Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld - [Models and Modeling]

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For an artist to marry his model is as fatal as for a gourmet to marry his cook: the one gets no sittings, and the other gets no dinners.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Models and Modeling]

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I was the first f****** hippy to enter this business, you know... I was one of the first girls to say I don't give a f*** about this whole supermodel thing.
~ Helena Christensen - [Models and Modeling]

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It is better to rise from life as from a banquet -- neither thirsty nor drunken.
~ Aristotle - [Moderation]

 

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