quote by Matthew Healy

One of my favorite quotes ever was from Slash from Guns and Roses and he said 'to be truly iconic, you need to be able to recognized in a silhouette'

— Matthew Healy

Perspective Icon quotations

When you look across the ring at me, and you look into my eyes, you are not immmortal, you are not an icon; you are just like everybody else. You are an obstacle, and I will run you over. And that is not a threat, that is not a warning; that is just a fact! Because brother, I am THE GAME...and I AM THAT...DAMN...GOOD!

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.

I'm Valentino Rossi. And I want to be a person, not an icon.

The hardest thing in fashion is not to be known for a logo, but to be known for a silhouette.

I think there is beauty in everything.

What 'normal' people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.

Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.

Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are.

We must shine with hope, stained glass windows that shape light into icons, glow like lanterns borne before a procession. Who can bear hope back into the world but us.

In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.

Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.

As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.

What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.

Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.

The Christian icon is not the Stars and Stripes but a cross-flag, and its emblem is not a donkey, an elephant, or an eagle, but a slaughtered lamb.

David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism, a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what the country needed to hear during times of crisis, tragedy and triumph.

Decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.

Get busy livin' or get busy dyin'.

The whole earth is a living icon of the face of God.

A favorite Wired icon for the information feedback loop, a dragon curling in a circle to swallow its own tail, could become more apt as a symbol of the timeless libertarian paradox: Monopoly verging on feudalism emerges from unregulated competition to bite libertarianism in the posterior.

A young Brit girl with no theatre experience decided to take on an iconic American role on Broadway. Maybe I should have thought that through?

Somebody like Mailer brings to that role everything that he stands for.

The types of characters that I gravitate towards, the types of icons, tend to have a heavy physicality in that way.

A still photograph is something which you can always go back to.

You can put it on your wall and look at it again and again. Because it is that frozen moment. I think it tends to burn into your psyche. It becomes ingrained in your mind. A powerful picture becomes iconic of a place or a time or a situation.

If you can't be better than your competition, just dress better.

Girl Scouts is such an iconic organization that it's easy to overlook how daring an idea it was for founder Juliette Gordon Low to gather those first 18 girls in that troop in Savannah, Georgia. It was 1912, after all, and women wouldn't earn the right to vote for another eight years.

In questioning initially whether I am a great investor, I open the door to question whether other similarly esteemed public icons like Bill Miller are as well. It seems, perhaps, that the longer and longer you keep at it in this business the more and more time you have to expose your Achilles heel - wherever and whatever that might be.

Fashion is what you're offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose.

I’m very much down to earth, just not this earth.

There's nobody in the world like me. I think every decade has an iconic blonde, like Marilyn Monroe or Princess Diana and, right now, I'm that icon.

Frankly I've never really subscribed to these adjectives tagging me as an 'icon', 'superstar', etc. I've always thought of myself as an actor doing his job to the best of his ability.

We have a need to be religious, we need to worship, we need to build totems and shrines and icons, but nobody's sure in honor of what.

My style icon is anyone who makes a bloody effort

I understand that, today, some developers are asking architects to design eye-catching, iconic buildings. Fortunately, I've not had that kind of client so far.

People will stare. Make it worth their while.

A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika.

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