Popular Kanye West Quotes

My goal, if I was going to do art, fine art, would have been to become Picasso or greater. That always sounds so funny to people, comparing yourself to someone in the past that has done so much, and in your life you’re not even allowed to think that you can do as much. That’s a mentality that suppresses humanity.


That’s very cool. Well, that’s great. If I were to cater to Kanye, he would know that I’m catering to him. The fact that I make what I make – he gets it. He gets the quality and he respects it. And I think that’s the key, why I work all the time is to do that. That’s the fun.


The concept of commercialism in the fashion and art world is looked down upon. You know, just to think, ‘What amount of creativity does it take to make something that masses of people like?’ And, ‘How does creativity apply across the board?’


I’m talking’ about us, the new slaves, the people who love fashion. I’m talking about us, you know? Cause I’m a slave to it. I love it.


People say, ‘What do you mean you want to help the world, but you’re so concerned about fashion?’ It’s illegal to be naked. It is something that is extremely important.


Taste and style is beyond clothes. It’s in food; it’s in quality. Working out, healthy bodies, organic food-they’re all part of the same thing.


We’ve been sold a concept of joy through advertising. It was somehow sold to us through a Gucci bag or something.


Sometimes people write novels and they just be so wordy and so self-absorbed.


Sometimes people write novels and they just be so wordy and so self-absorbed. I am not a fan of books … I like to get information from doing stuff like actually talking to people and living real life.


Don’t say you don’t know! It’s because of Kim. Meaning there’s no photo that I would have put up by myself, or next to one of my smarty friends, that would have got that amount of likes. So now you take this photo that has that amount of likes, and it has a flower wall from the same guy who does the Landin shows, and it has a couture Givenchy dress and Givenchy tuxedo in it. That’s the point. Now the thing that is the most popular is also communicating the highest level of creativity. The concept of Kimye has more cultural significance than what Page Six could write.

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