Lena Dunham Quotes

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Lena Dunham Quotes

You cant give any exciting speech without misremembering things.
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Respect isn't something you command through intimidation and intellectual bullying. It's something you build through a long life of treating people how you want to be treated

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Enjoy going through life as yourself.

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I think about death, when I lie in bed and imagine disintegrating, my skin going leathery and my hair petrifying and a tree growing out of my stomach, it's a way to avoid what's right in front of me. It's a way to not be here, in the uncertainty of right now.

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A friend once told me that when you've been in AA, drinking is never fun again. And that's how I feel about having seen a nutritionist-I will never again approach food in an unbridled, guilt-free way.

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Upon graduation I had felt a heavy sense of doom, a sense that nothing would ever be simple again. But look, look what we had found! We were making it work, with our cash and our bad wrapping jobs, with our fried overdyed hair and our fried overprocessed foods. Everything took on a hazy romance: having a pimple, eating a doughnut, being cold. Nothing was a tragedy, and everything was a joke.

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There are two types of women in particular who inspire my envy. The first is an ebullient one, happily engaged from morning until night, able to enjoy things like group lunches, spontaneous vacations to Cartagena with gangs of girlfriends, and planning other people's baby showers. The bigger existential questions don't seem to plague her, and she can clean her stove without ever once thinking, What's the point? It just gets dirty again anyway and then we die. Why don't I just stick my head ...

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Even 9 1/2 Weeks made some kind of terrible sense.

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I spent all my time on my movies worried that people were eating and that the schedule was being kept, so to have experts in those areas giving me the brain space as a writer and director is huge.

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Hell hath no fury like a woman who has accidentally napped.

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I am comforted by the fact that I find a real range of female bodies beautiful, and I hope that other people do too. And even if they don't find it beautiful I hope they're just glad that something like it is happening on TV.

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But I am a girl with a keen interest in having it all, and what follows are hopeful dispatches from the frontlines of that struggle.

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The fact is that I write under duress, often in my bed, often at the last minute. I'm kind of a binge writer I would say, which I don't support. I was always kind of that way. Probably the time I was the most regular as a writer was college. It was like, what else is there to do when you're living in the Midwest studying creative writing?

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