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    I have a ships bed, which totally plays to my obsession of, if I were not an actress, I would be a pirate.
    — Zosia Mamet
    I haven't found it to be particularly enjoyable... ninety percent of the time when I go on dates, I'm thinking, 'I could be reading my book instead.'
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: time  thinking  reading  book 
     
    I would have been miserable in college. I always hated school.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: school  college 
     
    I am a private human.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: human 
     
    People idealize or reminisce about their 20s, but nobody tells you beforehand that it's hard and unglamorous and often very unpleasant.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: people 
     
    We kept the old male ideas of success: power and money. We need new ones!
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: power  ideas  money 
     
    I had a very old woman come up to me on the subway and tell me that the faces that I made in the first episode when a guy is going down on me, that she still makes those faces when her husband goes down on her.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: women 
     
    All the characters on 'Girls' are growing and changing, which is how real people behave, especially when we're young, trying to figure out who we are, doing things that are the polar opposite of our characteristics.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: character  people  young  girls  real 
     
    For me, it's owning the fact that I have a sensitive disposition along with a rampant imagination that makes up stories and convinces me they're true. I feel things intensely, and that sometimes brings me on wave of profound sorrow.
    — Zosia Mamet
    Comedy arises out of necessity, because some things are so dark that you have to laugh about it.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: dark  comedy 
     
    I hate that we look at women who choose not to run a country as having given up. I get angry that, when a woman decides to hold off on gunning for a promotion because she wants to have a baby, other women whisper that 'she's throwing away her potential.' That is when we're not supporting our own. Who are we to put such a limited definition on success?
    — Zosia Mamet
    My dad has always been really helpful. He taught me that talent is a bonus, but persistence is what wins out.
    — Zosia Mamet
    Success isn't about winning everything; it's about achieving your dream, be that teaching middle school or flying jets. And no matter what we as individual women want, no matter what our goals, we have to support one another.
    — Zosia Mamet
    I think feminism's a bit misinterpreted. It was about casting off all gender roles. There's nothing wrong with a man holding a door open for a girl. But we sort of threw away all the rules, so everybody's confused. And dating becomes a sloppy, uncomfortable, unpleasant thing.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: men  girls  gender  wrong  rules  dating 
     
    A lot of people in line at the grocery store think that they know me, but they don't.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: people 
     
    I grew up backstage and on movie sets, and I thought they were the most magical places on Earth.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: thoughts  earth  movie 
     
    With 'Girls,' it doesn't really feel like I'm doing TV specifically. It just feels like we're making a really long film.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: girls  film 
     
    Suffer no anxiety, for he who is a sufferer of anxiety becomes regardless of enjoyment of the world and the spirit, and contraction happens to his body and soul.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: world  soul  anxiety  body  spirit 
     
    Do not hold grain waiting for higher prices when people are hungry.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: people 
     
    Truth is best (of all that is) good. As desired, what is being desired is truth for him who (represents) the best truth. (Gathas 27.14)
    — Zoroaster
    tags: truth 
     
    When we are in doubt whether an action is good or bad, abstain from it.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: action  doubt  bad 
     
    A knife of the keenest steel requires the whetstone, and the wisest man needs advice.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: men  advice 
     
    A righteous government is of all the most to be wished for,Bearing of blessing and good fortune in the highest.Guided by the law of Truth, supported by dedication and zeal,It blossoms into the Best of Order, a Kingdom of Heaven!To effect this I shall work now and ever more.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: truth  work  law  blessing  government 
     
    Do not lose joy in life as you grow old in years. Let not your 'joie de vivre be crushed under the weight of years.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: joy  year 
     
    By my love and my hope I beseech you - do not forsake hero in your soul!
    — Zoroaster
    tags: hero  hope 
     
    He who sows the ground with care and diligence acquires a greater stock of religious merit than he could gain by the repetition of ten thousand prayers
    — Zoroaster
    tags: care  prayer  religious  stock 
     
    Seek your happiness in the happiness of all.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: happiness 
     
    In the beginning there were two primal spirits,Twins spontaneously active,These are the Good and the Evil, in thought, and in word, and in deed.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: evil  thoughts 
     
    That which is good for all and any one,For whomsoever- that is good for me. . .What I hold good for self, I should for all.Only Law Universal is true law.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: self  law  true 
     
    He who abhors and shuns the light of the Sun,He who refuses to behold with respect the living creation of God,He who leads the good to wickedness,He who makes the meadows waterless and the pastures desolate,He who lets fly his weapon against the innocent,An enemy of my faith, a destroyer of Thy principles is he, O Lord!
    — Zoroaster
    War and courage have done more great things than charity. Not your sympathy, but your bravery has saved the unfotunate.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: charity  war  courage  bravery 
     
    Excessive liberty and excessive servitude are equally dangerous, and produce nearly the same effect.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: liberty  dangerous 
     
    A reflective, contented mind is the best possession.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: mind 
     
    Always meet petulance with gentleness and perverseness with kindness. A gentle hand can lead even en elephant by a hair. Reply to thine enemy with gentleness.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: enemies  kindness  enemy 
     
    If one would have a friend, then must one also be willing to wage war for him: and in order to wage war, one must be capable of being an enemy.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: enemies  friends  enemy  war 
     
    One need not scale the heights of the heavens, nor travel along the highways of the world to find Ahura Mazda. With purity of mind and holiness of heart one can find Him in one's own heart.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: travel  heart  world  mind  heaven 
     
    One good deed is worth a thousand prayers.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: prayer  worth 
     
    Happiness comes to them who bring happiness to others.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: happiness 
     
    Your good thoughts, good words and good deeds alone will be your intercessors. Nothing more will be wanted. They alone will serve you as a safe pilot to the harbour of Heaven, as a safe guide to the gates of paradise.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: thoughts  alone  heaven 
     
    With an open mind, seek and listen to all the highest ideals. Consider the most enlightened thoughts. Then choose your path, person by person, each for oneself.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: people  thoughts  oneself  mind  path 
     
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