45 Most Inspiring Tom Ford Quotes You Should Read Now

“Time and silence are the most luxurious things today.”

“Your connections with other people are important, our connection to the earth.”

“I’m a believer in fate and in fulfilling your destiny. I’ve always had a kind of an inner voice that I have learned to listen to.”

“You have to look inside yourself and you have to say, well, what am I about? Why does anyone need this? Why does anyone need a ‘Tom Ford’ jacket? What do I believe in?”

“I believe that when you really want to do something, you should go ahead and do it. I mean, I feel fear, but I never let that stop me.”

“A good trick as you get older is to get a thick pair of glasses that have a dark frame. Everything else can droop and slide but that pair of dark glasses stays sharp and crisp.”

“I do struggle because I’m attracted to beautiful things, yet at the same time I am actually very aware, in some sense, of their lack of value and that the most important things in life are your connections to other people.”

“Perfectionism is almost an illness with me, but sometimes I have moments where everything is absolutely clear and you can feel, rather than think.”

“Never, ever, ever wear anything you are uncomfortable in. Because that is what you’ll project: ‘I look like a fool.’ Even if you don’t – you’ll be tentative and not your best.”

“Fashion creates a bit of a dream.”

“There are no right or wrong answers, There is only intuition”

“Figure out what your look is. I don’t wear a black suit-white shirt combination all the time to be ‘iconic’ but because I’m most comfortable in this and I don’t feel the need to experiment.”

“I’m not totally fearless. I worry constantly and obsess over things, but I just don’t let fear stand in the way of doing something that I really want to do.”

“I hate going out for lunch during a workday because it slows down my pace and ruins my rhythm.”

“What works with your skin and eyes? Use that to zero in on your wardrobe.”

“Every day is one less day.”

“I believe in living life the way that you want to live it every day, and if you do that, you don’t really need to have New Year’s resolutions.”

“Do something first, then talk about it.”

“Real fashion change comes from real changes in real life. Everything else is just decoration.”

“I worry about, consider, and question everything that I’m doing.”

“You should put on the best version of yourself when you go out in the world because that is a show of respect to the other people around you.”

“I strive to create products with authenticity, quality, and substance.”

“I think people who are compelled to achieve never really think they’ve achieved.”

“It’s not about what your friends or partner thinks, it’s about what you feel.”

“Material possessions don’t mean much to me. They’re beautiful and I enjoy them, but ultimately they’re not important.”

“Good manners is what transforms a man into a gentleman.”

“My real life’s not like the fantasy Tom Ford world – with naked girls pouring perfume everywhere. It’s more staying in and watching Friends on television.”

“A man should never wear shorts in the city. Flip-flops and shorts in the city are never appropriate. Shorts should only be worn on the tennis court or on the beach.”

“I love to work. If I’m awake I’m working. But working isn’t working for me, working for me is the way I am, it’s just fun.”

“Glamour is something more than what you put on your body. It has to do with the way you carry yourself and the impact you have on others.”

“If you don’t need to quit drinking, you shouldn’t quit drinking. I used to really love to drink, and especially living in London, it’s just built for drinking…”

“When you find somebody good, keep them in your life.”

“Only hire people you want to have dinner with.”

“I probably do have an obsessive personality, but striving for perfection has served me well.”

“From the time we’re born until we die, we’re kept busy with artificial stuff that isn’t important.”

“My goal is to help women become the best version of themselves.”

“I never want to retire until the day I drop dead. I want to work and work and work because work, I don’t do for money, I do for love. And I love to work.”

“I think people who are attracted to the fashion industry are people who are really insecure and looking for a certain identity.”

“The most important thing is to cleanse and moisturise your face twice a day. Use eye drops. If your eyes are white, you look healthy; you look fresh. Every man should have a magnifying mirror. If you look good magnified, you are set to go.”

“I am not a person who is about reality. I am about enhanced reality.”

“Always keep your jacket buttoned. If I had one rule for men, it’s this. It instantly makes your silhouette.”

“I’m a perfectionist to the point of insanity.”

“I thrive on failure.”

“When you write a character and their dialogue, you can’t help imagining how you would be acting if you were them. You kind of have to relate to all of them. It’s the most personal thing I’ve ever done.”

“You have to love what you do, to the point that you cannot imagine doing anything else with your life. You have to sleep, breath and live this. Otherwise, you really need to get out, now. And that’s not a joke.”

“I guess I’m just one of these people who, when I decide I’m going to do something, I just do it.”

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