You become more attractive when you love yourself. You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are.
Continue to share your heart with people even if it has been broken. Don’t treat your heart like an action figure wrapped in plastic and never used.
Too often we women try to tackle chaos that is not ours to fix.
It's nice to be short, because people expect less from you.
Ignore what other people think. Most people aren't even paying attention to you.
Our parents surround us with origin stories that create deep grooves in the vinyl records of our lives.
Emotions are like passing storms, and you have to remind yourself that it won’t rain forever.
People are very bad and very good. A little love goes a long way.
Your career and your passion don't always match up.
Anger and embarrassment are often neighbors.
How a person treats their waitress is a great indication of their character.
That is the motto women should constantly repeat over and over again. Good for her! Not for me.
Vulnerable people are powerful people. Opening your heart and sharing it means you're going to get so much love in your life. and it's the way to true connection and real purpose and meaning in your life, in my opinion.
If boys say something that's not funny, you don't have to laugh.
Sleep helps you win at life.
We may all host ourselves to death, and if we're all dead who will host our funerals?
I do not improvise in heels.
It doesn't matter how much you get; you are left wanting more.
I think if I have established anything in my book, it's that a key element of being my friend is being comfortable with my forced fun.
Nice manners are the secret keys to the universe.
Keep your virginity for as long as you can, until it starts to feel weird to you. Then just get it over with.
The computer is the new fireplace, everyone in the family gathers around the digital hearth for warmth.
When your children arrive, the best you can hope for is that they break open everything about you. Your mind floods with oxygen. Your heart becomes a room with wide-open windows. You laugh hard every day.
Symmetry is pleasing but not as sexy. Einstein is cool but Picasso knows what I'm talking about.
It’s never overreacting to ask for what you want and need.
When you're betrayed there's a period of shame and then there's always forgiveness.
People who read are people who dream, and we connect through the stories we live and tell and read.
When young girls are encouraged to explore what they find interesting, they grow up to be interesting women.
Try putting your iPhones down every once in a while and look at people's faces.
Talented men are not threatened by talented women. They welcome them. And same way with real men.
Just breathe. Sometimes you're only a few breaths away from feeling better.
It takes years as a woman to unlearn what you have been taught to be sorry for.
You learn early as an actor that creating your own material is the only way to have any control.
Anybody who doesn't make you feel good, kick them to the curb. And the earlier you start in your life, the better.
The great thing about taking big chances when you're younger is you have less to lose, and you don't know as much. So you take big swings.
Other people are not medicine.
When you do talk about yourself, or to yourself... try to picture you talking to your own daughter, or your younger sister. Because you would tell your younger sister or your daughter that she is beautiful, and you wouldn't be lying. Because she is. And so are you.
The truth is, writing is this: hard and boring and occasionally great but usually not.
No one looks stupid when they're having fun.
Great people do things before they’re ready. They do things before they know they can do it. And by doing it, they’re proven right.