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“I believe in doing the thing you feel is right. If it looks right, it is right.”
“Good liquor is not cheap. Cheap liquor is not good.”
“The finest thing about a hobby is that you can't do any pretending about it. You either like it or you don't.”
“I started this career because I loved doing houses. I'd done three of my own and I couldn't keep on moving my family all the time, so I decided to decorate other people's homes and buildings.”
“I'll always put in one controversial item, it makes people talk.”
“Birds are so much wiser than we! A robin builds a nest for robins. A seagull builds a nest for seagulls. They don't copy each other — or build themselves nests as described in The Birds' Decorating Magazine.”
“The moment I get an idea I act upon it. If only people would act on more of their ideas, I am convinced they would lead more interesting lives.”
Dorothy Draper, U.S. interior decorator
(1889 - 1969)
Full name: Dorothy Tuckerman Draper.