The bicycle is a former child's toy that has now been elevated to icon status because, presumably, it can move the human form from pillar to post without damage to the environment.
You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.
From 1962 to 1965, the guitar became this icon of youth culture, thanks mostly to the Beatles
I find the idea of today's icons being teenagers incredibly uninspiring.
I really worked with icons in the music business, which really had a strong effect on me. It wasn't just pick-up gigs.
Most of us see Justice O'Connor as something of an icon, although we do not agree with all of her decisions.
I like to believe that rather than destroy icons, I make new ones.
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.
My icons do not raise up the blessed savior in elaborate cathedrals. They are constructed concentrations celebrating barren rooms. They bring a limited light.
I have a naturally camp sensibility and a camp sense of humour. I love the icons that gay people love.
It's not a master plan to do every remake and every recreation of icons. It's just what I've been hired to do.
We all shared an admiration of Debussy both as a musician and as sort of an icon for the 20th century. It seemed like an interesting idea to go right back 100 years to find the source of some new ideas now.
A dress should be tight enough to show you're a woman and loose enough to prove you're a lady.
The Burgess Shale is not unique, but for those who study evolution and fossils it has become something of an icon. It provides a reference point and a benchmark, a point of common discussion and an issue of universal scientific interest.
Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.
It's never been my purpose to become an American icon, or more famous or richer.
When I was a ten-year old bookworm and used to kiss the dust jacket pictures of authors as if they were icons, it used to amaze me that these remote people could provoke me to love.
Men tell me that I've saved their marriages. It costs them a fortune in shoes, but it's cheaper than a divorce. So I'm still useful, you see.
Anyone can get dressed up and glamorous, but it is how people dress in their days off that are the most intriguing.
The hardest thing in fashion is not to be known for a logo, but to be known for a silhouette.
I do not truly consider myself an icon, but the Cube has been quite successful.
I was just thinking of James Dean and Marilyn Monroe and how young they were when they died. I would like to be a pop icon who survives. I would like to be a living icon.
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.
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.
I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.
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