Top Runway Quotes

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1. "I did learn a lot from 'Project Runway,' things I could incorporate into my own life."
Author: Angela Lindvall
2. "Was your old man in the war?""He was in the air force. He built runways.""The fucking air farce. He ever tell you about it? Did he live?""Yes, he lived. He spoke once about Vietnam.""If he only spoke about it once, he wasn't lying."
Author: Anthony Swofford
3. "We're the largest home improvement company today, and we did $30 billion last year, or less than 10 percent of the total amount of building materials sold in the U.S. So when people ask, how much runway left does Home Depot have, it's an awful lot."
Author: Arthur Blank
4. "I like architectural shapes. You can't put any shape on any body, except on the runway. In reality, it has to look and feel flattering."
Author: Bibhu Mohapatra
5. "I want to go barefoot because it's holy ground; I want to be running because time is short and none of us has as much runway as we think we do; and I want it to be a fight because that's where we can make a difference. That's what love does."
Author: Bob Goff
6. "I have to make a dress out of recycled materials for my kid's preschool 'Project Runway'-like assignment. I'm currently fusing plastic bags."
Author: Busy Philipps
7. "I was in Paris, Milan and London from '89 until '91, and I did mostly runway modeling. I know there's so many people out there looking for pictures, but this was way before the age of the Internet, sorry!"
Author: Carla Hall
8. "We need to talk. All of us About what we're going to do now.""I was going to watch Project Runway."
Author: Cassandra Clare
9. "I am still in love with couture because it is just two months from drawing pad to runway so everything on the catwalk is hot from the oven."
Author: Christian Lacroix
10. "I melt and swell at the moment of landing when one wheel thuds on the runway but the plane leans to one side and hangs in the decision to right itself or roll. For this moment, nothing matters. Look up into the stars and you're gone. Not your luggage. Nothing matters. Not your bad breath. The windows are dark outside and the turbine engines roar backward. The cabin hangs at the wrong angle under the roar of the turbines, and you will never have to file another expense account claim. Receipt required for items over twenty-five dollars. You will never have to get another haircut. A thud, and the second wheel hits the tarmac. The staccato of a hundred seat-belt buckles snapping open, and the single-use friend you almost died sitting next to says: I hope you make your connection. Yeah, me too. And this is how long your moment lasted. And life goes on."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
11. "Me, while I'm heading west, asleep at Mach 0.83, or 455 miles an hour, or true airspeed, the FBI is bomb-squading my suitcase on a vacated runway back in Dulles. Nine out of ten times, the security task force guy says, the vibration is an electric razor. The other time, it's a vibrating dildo.Imagine, the task force guy says, telling a passenger on arrival that a dildo kept her baggage on the East Coast. Sometimes it's even a man. It's airline policy not to imply ownership in the event of a dildo. Use the indefinite article.A dildo.Never your dildo.Never say the dildo accidentally turned itself on.A dildo activated itself and created an emergency situation that required the evacuating of your baggage."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
12. "I once saw a Betsey Johnson runway show that featured thongs and "ass cleavage," and I thought, This is the future."
Author: Cintra Wilson
13. "People say history is boring, and that is true because people are boring. We haven't changed since time began. We're still the same. We've obviously made some changes. When we started, it was all about food, clothing and shelter. Now we watch 'Top Chef', 'Project Runway', and 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.'"
Author: Colin Hay
14. "Terminal's windows all stood in frozen silence. There was a woman kneeling in front of the body, her back to the runway. Dressed"
Author: Dana Stabenow
15. "I actually have very girly taste in television. I like a chicky relationship show probably more than anything. I really like 'Project Runway'."
Author: David Nevins
16. "'Project Runway' was my guilty pleasure while my son was napping or nursing."
Author: Debra Messing
17. "Her eyes beamed over the top of the cup like Peterbilt high beams coming over a hillcrest, full moon rising over a mountain lake with its reflected partner, 747 landing lights coming down onto a runway."
Author: Dennis Vickers
18. "Simply put, I was without a career, and I was feeling the aftereffects of it all. As always, I was standing by, ready for liftoff, but I needed to realign my direction and find a new runway."
Author: Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.
19. "Like it or not, we are trendsetters. Just as every fashion model ever to strut the runway, we affect the minds of others by what we wear. With usch power it's vital to question ourselves: 'Am I an example of Christ-centeredness? Or have I just gotten comfortable in the "Christian routine" and forgotten why I've chosen to live this way?"
Author: Hannah Farver
20. "I wondered if maybe this kind of thing happened all the time in Vegas -- cars full of late-arriving passengers screeching desperately across the runway, dropping off wild eyed Samoans clutching mysterious canvas bags who would sprint onto planes at the last possible second and then roar off into the sunrise."
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
21. "I imagine how hard it might be to walk down the runway. Me in heels is, like, deforesting the forest, knocking trees, completely 'timber!'"
Author: Ireland Baldwin
22. "Is there a better example of natural selection in action than 'Project Runway?'"
Author: Jamais Cascio
23. "At the age of 60, you see how short the runway is in front of you and how long the runway is behind you, and that you don't have much time left."
Author: James Balog
24. "When decisions on nuclear power stations and runways are delayed and the government dilly-dallies, people think they aren't important."
Author: James Dyson
25. "I do enjoy fashion - a lot of runway clothes are pretty unwearable, but if moderated, the trends can be worn by just about anyone."
Author: Jane Asher
26. "I became a cover girl and an editorial model, and then I became a runway model."
Author: Janice Dickinson
27. "Fashion is constantly changing from decade to decade, but I don't see a change in how many black faces I see on the runway, and it's something we should talk about because it's a problem."
Author: Jessica White
28. "Actors do like watching girls parade down the runway for some reason."
Author: Kate Moss
29. "If you're 5' 6", just stay home. Don't pretend you're 5' 8" or 5' 9". If you want to be a beauty model, I guess that's fine, you can do glamour, but you're not going to do runway. If you're over 29 - 26, even - I would suggest you work regionally and not try to work nationally."
Author: Kelly Cutrone
30. "A supermodel needed to be able to be on 'Sports Illustrated,' to be able to walk runways, to be able to do beauty ads, to be on covers. And the girls now can no longer be on covers and be in the ads because your actresses have taken over all the jobs. I don't know what happened, but we want our jobs back."
Author: Kim Alexis
31. "The homeless dudes on Alameda all have legs any runway model would kill for, and sometimes I think of giving them money, but— I don't know, I've got bills to not pay, and drinks to make people buy for me."
Author: Kris Kidd
32. "The question kept breaking into her thoughts as she maneuvered through light traffic and an increasingly difficult roadway. On impulse, she pulled into the crowded parking lot at the supermarket and made her way down one aisle and then another, tossing things into the basket without any real plan. Part of her wanted to snuggle into a cozy domestic situation with Jarrod, snow piled high outside, a pot of soup simmering on the stove, maybe a pie in the oven, and his rumbling baritone muttering sweet nothings in her ear. The other part wanted to run, fast, to her office and lock herself inside where she would scan potential vacation spots and book her flight. Leave tomorrow or, well, as soon as the runways were clear."
Author: Lizzie Ashworth
33. "My memory of my mom is a wine glass in one hand and a cigarette in the other. She was a runway fashion model, and she was quite a glamorous woman."
Author: Loni Anderson
34. "We enter a time of calamity. Blood on the tarmac. Fingers in the juicer. Towers of air frozen in the lunar wastes. Models dead on the runways, with their legs facing backward. Children with smiles that can't be undone. Chicken shall rot in the aisles. See the pillars fall."
Author: M.T. Anderson
35. "I love 'Project Runway' because I can really be of help to an industry and I can be supportive to designers."
Author: Nina Garcia
36. "Nightlife is not for sissies, except of course for career sissies; an evening out requires at least a full day of minute preparation. . . . People move to New York to invent themselves, and nightclubs provide a runway for the results. It's easy to spend twenty hours per day slaving in a Pennsylvania coal mine or threshing some Nebraska oat crop; going out in New York is work."
Author: Paul Rudnick
37. "All right, You Great Git, You've asked for it. I'll cover the world in Tastee-Freez and Wimpy Burgers. I'll fill it with concrete runways, motorways, aircraft, television, automobiles, advertising, plastic flowers, frozen food and supersonic bangs. I'll make it so noisy and disgusting that even You'll be ashamed of Yourself! No wonder You've so few friends. You're unbelievable!"
Author: Peter Cook
38. "Historically, Heathrow has been something of a joke, outweighed by its excellent connections. We have to aspire to having an airport at Heathrow with two runways which is a world-class airport. It's a big challenge."
Author: Philip Hammond
39. "On my job I end up jumping out of planes. Last week I got in an 18-wheeler and drove down a runway onto a skid track. The week before that they put me in a car and sunk me to the bottom of a lake to see if I could escape without an oxygen tank."
Author: Rick Mercer
40. "When it comes to Fashion Week, I'm over the too-cool-for-school runway experience with loud music in a raw space that's inconvenient for everyone."
Author: Rodger Berman
41. "The mantle of glamour has been taken from the women and given to the men. The women toil in their shadows, plain and ordinary-looking. So that transition has left a void. It is a void for drop-dead, impossible, over-the-top glamour. Supermodels fill that void. The only thing they have to do is work the runway, sweetie, and refuse to get out of bed for less than ten thousand dollars."
Author: RuPaul
42. "You don't learn style from watching people on a runway. Fashion happens every morning when you wake up."
Author: Shalom Harlow
43. "It's useless to send models out on the runway to cry."
Author: Sonia Rykiel
44. "Next door but one is Quinlan Broddle, a Viceroy with a fear of gardens. So much so that he sold his garden to Virgin Atlantic and his erstwhile front lawn is now a runway where miniature helicopters and packets of crisps undertake sorties to 1940's Dresden where they have made several dozen unsuccessful attempts to rescue the Quaker Oats man, who is being held captive by the SS on the basis that his hair looks like ice cream."
Author: St John Morris
45. "I am absolutely a free marketeer and I believe the creation of wealth is a good thing and anyone who doesn't really needs to have their head examined - otherwise where are we going to get the schools, the roads, the universities, the third runway, dare I say it?"
Author: Stuart Rose
46. "The work is at such a high level and is so well executed, it really is a matter of taste... [Source: Project Runway — but consider, applied to the theme of book reviews, it seems apropos!]"
Author: Tim Gunn
47. "Fashion Week is surprisingly very short. At least the actual runway shows are."
Author: Tinie Tempah
48. "Every woman is not a runway model, nor should she be."
Author: Tracy Reese
49. "Fresh out of college, you tend to join a company because it's a job. But, you tend to stay because it becomes a career; you start to feel at home. In the beginning of your career, you're focused on you: 'I like this place because I'm doing rewarding work; they take good care of me; the people are nice; there's runway for me,' etc."
Author: Ursula Burns
50. "One of my dreams is to walk down the runway during Fashion Week!"
Author: Zendaya

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