"Well in the book Carrie was my alter ego. In real life, Sarah Jessica and I don't look anything alike. But people do say that we sound alike. Sarah Jessica is an adorable girl and she is very funny."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Candace Bushnell on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Candace Bushnell on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Candace Bushnell on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Candace Bushnell on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Candace Bushnell on Elbert Hubbard
"The key to life is your attitude. Whether you're single or married or have kids or don't have kids, it's how you look at your life, what you make of it. It's about making the best of your life wherever you are in life."
"If I'm with a man, is that going to prevent me from achieving my goal? What sacrifices will I have to make in terms of being myself, if I'm with a man? Something that young women find out really quickly is that when you start dating, all of a sudden you're supposed to have a role. You're not allowed to just be yourself."
"You don't have to do everything by the time you're 30. Or 40. All you need is a work ethic. It's what allows you to push through moments of disappointment and self-doubt and fear."
"You need characters who want things. They want love, they want recognition, they want happiness."
"The women I know who have children and have careers, they seem to be very happy. They love their children and they love their jobs. But happiness comes out of being willing to do your work in your twenties to find out who you are, what you love."