Heidi Klum quote

"I know a lot of celebrities who are perfectly happy to put their name to something and then leave it at that because the money is good, but I need to have complete control over how something is going to look if my name is going to be attached to it."

Heidi Klum

Born: June 1, 1973

Occupation: Model

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Pursue success, long after any sane person would have given up.

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For me, my business is my business and my house is my house. I don't want the public in my house.

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Success is to be Happy in Life.

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Fashion is a very particular world, as you know.

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I don't have my name on anything that I don't really do.

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I'm European. I don't like wearing tops. And I don't like tan lines.

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You have to just do your thing, as long as you don't hurt anybody along the way.

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My career never suffered from my not being skinny. I never did catwalk work because I was always too big. I couldn't get the clothes over my hips.

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I believe I have a healthy common sense and therefore have no need for religion.

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One day you're in. The next day you're out.

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When I came to America, I was really into all the things people eat here. . . . People called me Muffin because I would eat muffins all the time.

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Everyone has a view of what’s pretty and what’s not pretty, and [plastic surgery] just doesn’t look pretty to me.

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I think you always need to try your best, but at the same time you can only do what you can do. Don't beat yourself up about it.

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Wear something you feel gorgeous in and don't try too hard; it's much sexier when it appears effortless. Clothes that don't fit, or don't fit the wearer's personality, don't help.

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You should spend your money on some nice lingerie. Big wool cotton pants, that just doesn't work. You have to feel sexy.

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Nothing sexy about pregnancy.

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I don't really care if they like me or not.

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Keep it simple. You don't want to overdo it with too much makeup or crazy, over-the-top hairstyles. Let your natural beauty show through.

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Just because people say no to you, doesn't mean you should say no to yourself.

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I think it's important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state - meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.

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I've been heartbroken. I've broken hearts. That's part of life, and its part of figuring out who you are so you can find the right partner.

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Some people are born skinny, and that's just the way it is. You can't point a finger at them and say they're ill or anorexic. It isn't fair to people born that way.

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I was the little sister that was annoying.

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If you have issues with family, friends, and people at work, try and solve these issues head on so you can move on and concentrate on having the life you want.

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I'm someone, the same as my girlfriends, when they say what do you think about this, I don't always say they look fabulous. I say what I think.

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For the longest time, you just sound like a broken record, but you have to be consistent when teaching kids.

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When I came out of school I didn't even think that modeling was a job.

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I believe that when you put a smile out there, you get a smile back.

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I can't look in the mirror and look at fake things. I just can't. I'd rather age.

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My motto is to go wild on the accessories - the belts, the hair clips, the jewelery.

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I think if you give your best as a parent, then that's all you can do.

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It's not like I'm this glamour diva who hands everything over and I just sit on my throne at home.

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But all the money in the world cannot make you happy either, so there has to be a balance.

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I have the best husband in the world. He's very involved.

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I'm a lioness. I have four cubs. I'm a mom. I want to take care of my kids and protect them.

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I don't know why I got so lucky. I have to pinch myself often and say, 'Is this just a dream?'

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Being a Victoria's Secret model, which was always my dream.

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I'm bad at letting go of things.

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I always did feel beautiful when I was pregnant, but I do feel more me when I'm my normal size.

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I don't know why we work, my husband and I. We just do. We are black and white - yin and yang.

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I have a normal life and I have this glamorous life, but to me it's two different things.

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In my job, people tell you that all the time: 'This shoot was great. You look amazing.' But you never know what they say when you turn away.

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All German women are beautiful.

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