"I have written some songs, but I would really call what I've done poetry at the end of the day, because I'll sit with my guitar for hours and hours on end for, like, a week and then I won't touch it for a month. I also just have no confidence. And you know what? I don't have time, because I'd rather be doing other things, like knitting."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Amanda Seyfried on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Amanda Seyfried on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Amanda Seyfried on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Amanda Seyfried on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Amanda Seyfried on Robert Frost
"It's sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age."
"I think I'm past the age of getting lost."
"We all get stuck. We all lose ourselves a little bit in a fantasy or in our jobs and forget how we feel about other things. It's really important to check yourself, to spend some time alone."
"When taxidermy is done well it's an amazing piece of art."
"I mean, why am I considered an 'it girl?' Because I'm in a lot of movies right now or am on the covers of magazines? I just hope there is something solid behind that. Because here's the thing with 'it girl' status. It's great and amazing that anybody is saying that at all. But how long does that last?"