"Draw a monster. Why is it a monster?"
"Culture is fundamental. Literature saves you. Cinema saves you."
"Cinderella never asked for a prince. She asked for a night off and a dress."
"Oh my God, what if you wake up some day, and you’re 65, or 75, and you never got your memoir or novel written; or you didn’t go swimming in warm pools and oceans all those years because your thighs were jiggly and you had a nice big comfortable tummy; or you were just so strung out on perfectionism and people-pleasing that you forgot to have a big juicy creative life, of imagination and radical silliness and staring off into space like when you were a kid? It’s going to break your heart. Don’t let this happen."
"If sex without love can exist, then people need to realize love without sex can exist."
If you could go anywhere in the world right now would it be to a “where” or to a “who”?
"But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human."
"And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about."
"Work until your idols become your rivals."
"The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it."