Runway Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old runway quotes, runway sayings, and runway proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Everyday is a fashion show and the world is the runway.     

Coco Chanel

When I walk down the runway, my main goal is to not think about the people watching. The idea of all eyes on me would make me too uncomfortable. As I step on the runway, I take a deep breath, focus on a point in the distance, and go!     

Gisele Bundchen

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.     

Amelia Earhart

A runway is spectacle. It’s only fashion when a woman puts it on.     

Oscar de la Renta

Downtown hanging around / Over and under in and out / Stanger now in a different town / We got the in and out / Take off the runway / Take off and go / Take off the runway / Take off and go     

Roni Size

Coming home when I see the runway lights / In the misty dawn the night is fading fast / Coming home, far away as their vapor trails align     

Stephen Percy

Glide down the runway / In style In style / Glass but she won't break / Steals what she won't take / All eyes All eyes / Are watching     

Jackson Jackson

Used to make hard, make it look easy / Take the top back and make it look Jeezy / Two double cups make it look Weezy / Too much shrimp got me lookin' queasy / That's how I'm feelin' on the runway (the runway)     

Tauheed Epps

Lord knows I got a job to do / I just can't wait until it's through / I keep dreaming bout that home bound flight / Looking for those runway lights.     

Josh Kear

Flight of love-thought / Lands only on the heart-runway / Such thought also flies / In my mind / But unfortunately, / I cannot locate that runway / For stable and secure landing.     

Ehsan Sehgal

Life is a runway. You get to choose how you walk that runway from beginning to end.     

Charleston Pierce

Through their body language, they have look and act like they own the runway. With practice, they have confidence to do just that.     

Charleston Pierce

During the runway show there is a huge deliberation, far more than most people realize.     

Tim Gunn

Take off in the runway of life--you would realize every time you pursue and achieve dreams, happiness is not by-product; instead it is an accompanying process, making the cruise worthy!     

Udayakumar Gopalakrishnan

Is the wind blowing so hard that you can't get on the runway of life because it's too scary, cloudy, or windy? Sometimes life's problems can get out of control and overbearing, but they don't have to prevent you from moving toward a more productive life.     

Robert Jones

Keep going' and I did. It was smooth as I looked up and saw one line of runway lights.     

David William Sinclair

Are you ready for the runway? Brace yourself, because you may be taking off sooner than you think.     

Robert Jones

Never,ever confuse what happens on a runway with fashion. A runway is spectacle. It's only fashion when a woman puts it on. Being well dressed hasn't much to do with having good clothes. It's a question of good balance and good common sense.     

Oscar de la Renta

The runway isn't just about showing fashion, it's about gaining confidence.     

Ashley Graham

Shorten the runway and you have fewer takeoffs and landings, shorten the runway and you enhance safety and reduce the noise.     

David Shore

The runway symbolizes something in society that's very intimidating to women.     

Tyra Banks

A runway is spectacle. It's only fashion when a woman puts it on.     

Oscar de la Renta