"Napoleon started with nothing and then made it to the top. I respect his ambition. He executed his vision. Paris is beautiful because of Napoleon."
"I want to tattoo food as a way to show my respect. If a farmer told me a pig's name, I'd tattoo it on the meat. I'd also use tattoos for limited-edition dishes, so you'd know if you got No. 1, say, or No. 20."
"I want to be a Buddhist. Spend a month with monks and talk to no one."