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Elizabeth Wurtzel Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Elizabeth Wurtzel

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You don't even have to hate to have a perfectly miserable time.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I thought depression was the part of my character that made me worthwhile.
I thought so little of myself, felt that I had such
scant offerings to give to the world,
that the one thing that justified my existence at all was my agony.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Like, in high school, I was a good student and got straight As.
It was very strict and you couldn't do well there unless you studied very hard,
but every time there was any trouble,
I was the first person they would be talking to.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

In life, single women are the most vulnerable adults.
In movies, they are given imaginary power.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

 

Why does the rest of the world put up with the hypocrisy,
the need to put a happy face on sorrow,
the need to keep on keeping on?...
I don't know the answer, I know only that I can't.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Feminism is a good venue for getting yourself across
as much as for getting your point across.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

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Sometimes I wish that there were a way to let people
know that just because I live in a world without rules,
and in a life that is lawless, doesn't mean that it
doesn't hurt so bad the morning after.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

All I do is go to the movies.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Everything's plastic, we're all gonna die.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I don't want any more vicissitudes, I don't want any more of this try,
try again stuff.
I just want out.
I've had it.
I am so tired.
I am twenty and I am already exhausted.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

It was just very interesting to me that certain types
of women inspire people's imagination,
and all of them were very difficult women.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I admire Bruce Springsteen because he's a heroic person
who has lots of integrity and has this incredible body
of work that is so vital.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

My life's actually been quite dull; it's not all that glamorous.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I'd really like to write a book about Timothy McVeigh,
but it would only work if he cooperated.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I start to think there really is no cure for depression,
that happiness is an ongoing battle,
and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live.
I wonder if it's worth it.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I start to feel like I can't maintain the facade any longer,
that I may just start to show through.
And I wish I knew what was wrong.
Maybe something about how stupid my whole life is.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I always carry lots of stuff with me wherever I roam,
always weighted down with books, with cassettes,
with pens and paper, just in case I get the urge to sit down somewhere,
and oh, I don't know, read something or write my masterpiece.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

It's like Samson and Delilah: watch your back,
because trouble could be the person you're sleeping with.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I'll see Naomi Wolf on television periodically,
I have nothing against her and what she says,
but I'll feel that she's a politician,
like she's got an agenda to get across and that she
doesn't always say what's really true or exactly what she feels.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Ritalin abuse is a big issue in the US.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Am I worried people will say I'm repeating myself? Sure.
One thought I had was to publish it as a novel but
eventually I just decided to do what I wanted to do.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Insanity is knowing that what you're doing is completely idiotic,
but still, somehow, you just can't stop it.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything,
as long as she sees the end in sight.
But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily,
that it's impossible to ever see the end.
The fog is like a cage without a key.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Sometimes I think that I was forced to withdraw into
depression because it was the only rightful protest
I could throw in the face of a world that said it was
alright for people to come and go as they please,
that there were simply no real obligations left.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie PHOTO

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie PHOTO

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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