The Wisdom Of Supermodels

Note: Most of these quotes have been debunked on Snopes.com as untrue.

ON COURAGE:
"They were doing a full back shot of me in a swimsuit and I thought, ‘Oh my God, I have to be so brave. See, every woman hates herself from behind.’"
-Cindy Crawford

ON POVERTY:
"Everyone should have enough money to get plastic surgery."
-Beverly Johnson

ON FATE:
"I wish my butt did not go sideways but I guess I have to face that."
-Christie Brinkley

ON SELF-ESTEEM:
"I loved making ‘Rising Sun.’ I got into the psychology of why she liked to get strangled and tied up in plastic bags. It has to do with low self-worth."
-Tatjana Patitz

ON ARRIVING
"Because modeling is lucrative, I’m able to save up and be more particular about the acting roles I take."
-Kathy Ireland, star of ‘Alien From L.A.’ and ‘Danger Island’

ON PRIORITIES:
"I would rather exercise than read a newspaper."
-Kim Alexis

ON INNER STRENGTH:
"I love the confidence that makeup gives me."
-Tyra Banks

ON TRAVEL:
"I haven’t seen the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre. I haven’t seen anything. I don’t really care."
-Tyra Banks

ON BREAKTHROUGHS:
"Once I got past my anger toward my mother, I began to excel in volleyball and modeling."
-Gabrielle Reece

ON HEREDITY:
"My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him,’ What if she’s ugly? You’re ugly.’"
-Beverly Johnson

ON THE BASICS:
"It’s very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it’s not inspiring for your workout."
-Cheryl Tiegs

ON PARADOX:
"Sometimes I get lonely, but it’s nice to be alone."
-Tatjana Patitz

ON TRAGEDY:
"The worst was when my skirt fell down to my ankles but I had on thick tights underneath."
-Naomi Campbell

ON INSTINCT:
"If I’m making a movie and get hungry, I call time-out and eat some crackers."

-Carol Alt

ON OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS:
"I tried on 250 bathing suits in one afternoon and ended up having little scabs up and down my thighs, probably from some of those with sequins all over them."
-Cindy Crawford

ON ECONOMICS:
"I don’t even wake up for less than $10,000 a day."
-Linda Evangelista

ON THOUGHT:
"When I model, I pretty much go blank. You can’t think too much or it just doesn’t work."
-Paulina Porizkova

ON DEPRIVATION:
"If they had Nautilus on the Concorde, I would work out all the time."
-Linda Evangelista

ON MOTIVATION:
"It was kind of boring for me to have to eat. I would know that I had to and I would."
-Kate Moss

ON VERSATILITY:
"I can do anything you want me to do so long as I don’t have to speak."
-Linda Evangelista

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