Talk Like A Lady, Act Like A Moss

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Tomorrow marks the 40th birthday of the world’s biggest supermodel, Kate Moss. With snaggleteeth and cheekbones to kill, the girl from Croydon has dominated everything from catwalks to magazine covers for 25 years. To celebrate the infamous supermodel and style icon, I’ve put together some of her best quotes and pictures – some of which, hopefully, should be brand new to you. So Happy Birthday Kate, 40 years on you still continue to prove that Moss is Boss.

1234587_10151748323261765_1582431303_n“Never complain. Never explain.”

404776404_bea6148ebb_o“I can’t write a book, not until I’m, like, 105. Because you can’t get a good book unless you’re going to spill the beans, and I can’t spill the beans … not for a long time.”

tumblr_mrhqdobp1E1r3gb6ao1_500“I haven’t partied since…last Friday!”

tumblr_mbn2fdhXXz1qca450o1_r1_500“It sounds really corny but I think that if you’re beautiful inside it shows on the outside, for sure.”

tumblr_m0rj736ber1qi251do1_500“It’s a sin to be tired.”

tumblr_mbfra2EJhK1rrv3x8o1_500“I would have wanted to be a rock star, a lead singer, if I wasn’t a model. I’d go touring in a bus with my band. In my next life, that’s the plan.”

tumblr_mcy5vw8Nrm1r42lymo1_500“I never did a hairy armpit, you can look dirty, but you can’t be dirty!”

Book entitled Past and Present by Francois-Marie Banier, 1994.

 “I did get really into cooking at one point, I’m amazing with gravy. That’s my speciality, even other people ask me to do gravy at their house. I’m very proud of my gravy.”

tumblr_moau5klCFZ1r09f27o1_500“I have met almost everyone I’ve wanted to meet.”

tumblr_mv5s0tp1cU1r2zrueo1_500“I can give as good as I get. If someone’s going to be a bitch to me, I can be a bitch back, but I’m not going to be horrible just for the sake of having attitude or make other people feel small just to make me feel bigger.”

tumblr_mvgv3dh6Wb1r09f27o1_500“I’ll never forget that show season. It was completely mad. I was staying between Christy and Naomi’s rooms and it was all limos and the Ritz Hotel and all that kind of business.”

tumblr_m0omktRmIW1qad4ino1_500“I got tired of feeling like Dracula. I wanted to see some daylight, and not just at six o’clock in the morning.”

tumblr_lx0ef40FoH1r3u5yyo1_400“What people say isn’t going to stop me. I have to do things for myself.”tumblr_m48wngdSlf1qfsee9o1_500“You’ve got to stay ahead of the game to be able to stay in it.”

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“Well, I met Frank Sinatra and Bob Dylan in the space of 15 minutes. Frank Sinatra kissed me on the lips. He kissed me on the lips. And then he gave me a filterless cigarette. And then I met Bob Dylan. I came off all lightheaded and had to go sit on his dressing-room steps.”

tumblr_m11pknRzul1qad4ino1_500“I’m not a fashion freak!”

tumblr_m4v8g3AVCe1r0u2hfo1_500On fashion royalty attending her church wedding “I thought we might all burst into flames, all the crap we’ve done,”

tumblr_m4l9hu6vdB1qhp5c1o1_500“I don’t like doing [things] as myself…I like to be made into someone else.”

tumblr_m4aoeqNcL51qclf61o1_500“I have a dress-up chest at home. I love to create this fantasy kind of thing.”

tumblr_m80avqnjNb1qavntto1_500“Going to the gym wouldn’t be on my list of favorite things to do.”

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“The first time I went to Johnny Depp’s house in LA is when I realised what I was getting myself into. I knew he was famous, but I didn’t really know what that entailed.”

tumblr_lyzscxfWAN1qad4ino1_500“I want to live my life in a way that when I get really old, I look back at my life and say: aaah I lived it, not survived it.”

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