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Joan Arc Quotes

I want to be the Joan of Arc of fashion. I want to be the link between the runway and the real woman.
— Carine Roitfeld —

Don't you know how much I hero-worshiped you when I was a kid? You
were Marie Curie crossed with Emily Bronte crossed with Joan of Arc to
me when I was ten. And when i told you that, you said my cultural
references were the sign of a colonized mind.

— Kamila Shamsie

Joan of Arc came back as a little girl in Japan, and her father told her to stop listening to her imaginary friends.
Elvis was born again in a small village in Sudan, he died hungry, age 9, never knowing what a guitar was.
Michelangelo was drafted into the military at age 18 in Korea, he painted his face black with shoe polish and learned to kill.
Jackson Pollock got told to stop making a mess, somewhere in Russia.
Hemingway, to this day, writes DVD instruction manuals somewhere in China. He's an old man on a factory line. You wouldn't recognise him.
Gandhi was born to a wealthy stockbroker in New York. He never forgave the world after his father threw himself from his office window, on the 21st floor.
And everyone, somewhere, is someone, if we only give them a chance.

— Iain Thomas

If one doesn't have a character like Abraham Lincoln or Joan of Arc, a diet simply disintegrates into eating exactly what you want to eat, but with a bad conscience.

— Maria Augusta Von Trapp

I want to be William Shakespeare and Galileo and Robert Frost. I want to be Sappho. I want to be Jane Austen. I want to be Holden Caulfield and Marilyn Monroe and Joan of Arc. I'm sad to think they came before me in history, they made their mark without me.
But they were there.
They happened.

— Brenna Yovanoff

The least likely of military leaders, Joan of Arc changed the course of the Hundred Years' War and of history.

— Kathryn Harrison

I'll never have so compelling a figure within my embrace as Joan of Arc; there will never be a book whose last chapter is so very hard to get right.

— Kathryn Harrison

Joan of Arc had style. Jesus had style.

— Charles Bukowski

I like Joan of Arc best of all my books; and it is the best; I know it perfectly well.

— Mark Twain

I want to be the Joan of Arc of fashion. I want to be the link between the runway and the real woman.

— Carine Roitfeld

If Joan of Arc could turn the tide of an entire war before her eighteenth birthday, you can get out of bed.

— E. Jean Carroll

Joan of Arc is my namesake. I played her character while still in my teens, at a music festival held at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

— Joan Van Ark

Now I know how Joan of Arc felt, As the flames rose to her Roman nose And her Walkman started to melt ...

— Steven Morrissey

Willow: (on her Halloween costume): I'm Joan of Arc. I figured we had a lot in common, seeing as how I was almost burned at the stake. And plus she had that close relationship with God. Xander: [to Oz] And you are ... ? [Oz shows a name tag that says 'GOD'] Xander: Of course. Wish I'd thought of that before I put down my deposit. I could've been God. Oz: Blasphemer.

— Joss Whedon

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