"If I could be a third of the woman that my mom is and have a third of the strength that she has, then I will have done good by this life."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Brittany Murphy on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Brittany Murphy on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Brittany Murphy on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Brittany Murphy on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Brittany Murphy on Ernest Hemingway
"It's easy to get wrapped up in sharing everyday life with a partner. It's fun to get lost in love and romance. It's the best. But holding on to yourself while doing that is the most important thing."
"I think if there's something one needs to change with oneself, it doesn't have to happen in the New Year. You can do that any time you please - not that it's not a good inspirational tactic for the people that it works for."
"My dreams and aspirations when I was a child for as long as I can remember was to be an entertainer."
"I'm a Christian. I go to church when I can. I was raised Baptist. I went to a Lutheran school. I'm a nondenominational practicing Christian. I have a lot of faith."
"I think the key to happiness is allowing ourselves to not feel bad or guilty for feeling it, and letting it be contagious. And to not be dependent on other people to create your own happiness."