Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
People sometimes say the way things happen in the movies is unreal, but actually, it's the way things happen to you in life that's unreal.
I love Los Angeles, and I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.
I think it would be terrific if everybody was alike.
When you think about it, department stores are kind of like museums.
In the future, everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.
As soon as you stop wanting something you get it. I've found that to be absolutely axiomatic.
Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.
You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you.
The best thing about a picture is that it never changes, even when the people in it do.
I smoke pot because I want to go to heaven before I die
I like to be the right thing in the wrong place and the wrong thing in the right place. Being the right thing in the wrong place and the wrong thing in the right place is worth it because something interesting always happens.
When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can't make them change if they don't want to, just like when they do want to, you can't stop them.
Success is when the checks don't bounce.
Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
Sometimes the little times you don't think are anything while they're happening turn out to be what marks a whole period of your life.
It's not what you are that counts, it's what they think you are.
There should be a course in first grade on love.
You have to do stuff that average people don't understand because those are the only good things.
I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is 'In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.'
I can never get over when you're on the beach how beautiful the sand looks and the water washes it away and straightens it up and the trees and the grass all look great. I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.
The idea of America is so wonderful because the more equal something is, the more American it is
I've always thought that the President could do so much here to help change images. If the President would go into a public bathroom in the Capitol, and have the TV cameras film him cleaning the toilets and saying 'Why not? Somebody's got to do it!' then that would do so much for the morale of the people who do the wonderful job of keeping the toilets clean. I mean, it is a wonderful thing that they're doing.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Fashion wasn't what you wore someplace anymore; it was the whole reason for going.
I think anybody can take a good picture. My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person doing something unfamous. It's being in the right place at the wrong time.
I am a deeply superficial person.
The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting
I always think I don't do the first one good, so I try to do it more.
At the times in my life when I was feeling the most gregarious and looking for bosom friendships, I couldn't find any takers, so that exactly when I was alone was when I felt the most like not being alone... I became a loner in my own mind... I decided I'd rather be alone.
Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
When I think about what sort of person I would most like to have on a retainer, I think it would be a boss. A boss who could tell me what to do, because that makes everything easy when you're working.
The key of the success of Studio 54 is that it's a dictatorship at the door and a democracy on the dance floor.
I'm really afraid to feel happy because it never lasts
Most people in America think Art is a man's name.
I just do art because I'm ugly and there's nothing else for me to do.
Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.