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I like spending time at home.
by Marc Jacobs

I like spending time at home.
In Paris, people drop by and have a bite to eat,
or they drop by and watch Friends on TV.
I take my dog to the office there, and I walk to work sometimes.
- Marc Jacobs

I wouldn't know how to find eBay on the computer if my life depended on it.
- Marc Jacobs

We're developing things, but I don't know what we'll go with for the show,
so I don't like to talk about it.
- Marc Jacobs

It's quite nice to see that I didn't have to change
who I was to reach two very different types of people.
- Marc Jacobs

 

I'd like to believe that the women who wear my clothes
are not dressing for other people,
that they're wearing what they like and what suits them.
It's not a status thing.
- Marc Jacobs

I remember walking the dog one day, I saw a car full of teenage girls,
and one of them rolled down the window and yelled,
'Marc Jacobs!' in a French accent.
- Marc Jacobs

Sometimes I miss hamburgers, I should say that.
I miss the tuna pizzas at Mercer Kitchen.
- Marc Jacobs

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I love to take things that are everyday and comforting
and make them into the most luxurious things in the world.
- Marc Jacobs

Sometimes there are two very opposite directions,
and we go with the stronger one at the end.
It's an impulse thing, like, 'Oh, I love both so much,
but it's got to be one or the other because the two don't work together.'
- Marc Jacobs

It just seemed too weird to me.
I don't know, maybe they were smoking a joint in the
car downstairs from their parents' apartment.
I had to go that far to put together a scenario of
how they could have possibly recognized me.
- Marc Jacobs

I don't think, 'Gee, I'd like to dress this person.'
There was a picture in Us magazine.
It was a jersey dress, and Courtney Love was wearing it.
I have this thing about Courtney Love,
this funny worship.
- Marc Jacobs

Sofia is so active, and she made The Virgin Suicides,
which I thought was great - all these things are inspiring to me,
not in terms of creating a particular dress,
but just in terms of knowing that there is this type of woman out there.
- Marc Jacobs

I think of many people and no one as a muse.
I love the way Sofia looks always, and I love the way Kim looks always.
Fashion may be part of their world, but it's not their whole life.
It's not everything.
- Marc Jacobs

I always find it kind of embarrassing,
kind of funny, and kind of exciting.
In New York I'm recognized a lot, although nobody says anything.
You know, they stare at you just a second too long.
But in Paris it's not as commonplace to be recognized.
- Marc Jacobs

I said, 'Okay, it's the year 2000, I'm getting a computer and a Palm Pilot.'
I know how to check my e-mail,
and I've listed some phone numbers on it.
Half the time the battery has gone out so I can't use it.
- Marc Jacobs

That was a time when I did love music,
I couldn't get enough of what was going on.
Maybe it was Nirvana that brought me back.
I guess it was a comfort because something that sounded so right -
and non-commercial -
had become so influential,
so immediately.
- Marc Jacobs

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

Life is like a box of chocolates.
- Forrest Gump

Act the way you'd like to be
and soon you'll be the way you act.
- Leonard Cohen

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

If you don't like something, change it,
If you can't change it, change your attitude
- Maya Angelou

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed,
easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
- Proverb

We are most like God when we forgive.
- Anonymous

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
- Khalil Gibran

"Be like me" is not a Golden Rule.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)


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