Best Grace Jones quotes
‘Forget health clinics and gyms. Sex is the best cure. One good night of sex and your problems are gone’
'Another obsession that alienates some new boyfriends is making jigsaw puzzles.'
‘If I had taken as much cocaine as it is rumored, I wouldn’t have a nose.’
‘I am not moving until I am paid. I won’t even leave the hotel and go to the venue, because there is too much pressure once you arrive.’
‘Well right now, I sort of in between. Which means one on the right, one on the left’
'The Concorde made life a lot easier, and I was the symbol of a Concorde crowd that had replaced the jet set. I flew on the Concorde so many times I knew the pilots. I knew their families. I could have flown the plane, except I would have wanted to do it naked, sprayed silver, in roller skates.'
‘Every singer given a makeover or a few weeks on a talent show seems to be called a diva these days! Christ almighty. Where’s the exclusivity? It’s so commercial now.’
'She was the first woman I felt that I could be with. I told her that. She just flat-out turned me on.'
‘They used to tell me when I started modelling, and that’s why I didn’t get many jobs, your nose doesn’t match your eyes, your eyes doesn’t match your lips, where the hell do you come from? What are you? So I figured I must have been a cat in a former life. If I put on the whiskers, the cat tail, and the cat outfit and all of a sudden everything falls into place.’
'I was all dressed up like an Amazonian seductress, and treated like the hired help. I thought, This is no way to treat a guest. This wasn’t at all what we’d rehearsed. Being stuck there while he ignored me made me feel very uncomfortable.'
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