"Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Candace Bushnell on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Candace Bushnell on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Candace Bushnell on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Candace Bushnell on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Candace Bushnell on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"You need characters who want things. They want love, they want recognition, they want happiness."