Headquartered in New York City, Diane von Furstenberg sits atop a global lifestyle empire. Beyond continually expanding her own brand, which now includes home, tech and many more categories, she’s also the president of the CFDA where she works to strengthen the influence of American designers and helps foster the talent of emerging designers. Fittingly, E! recently debuted a docu-series, House of DVF, in which young women learn what goes into running the DVF business as they compete to become the designer’s global brand ambassador. Known to be gregarious, von Furstenberg has dished out a lot of wisdom over the years; here’s a look at some of our favorite inspirational phrases.