"Age is a terrible avenger. The lessons of life give you so much to work with, but by the time you've got all this great wisdom, you don't get to be young anymore."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Robert Frost
"The American Dream, coupled with government subsidies of utilities and cheap consumer goods courtesy of slave labour somewhere else, has kept the poor huddled masses from rising up."
"I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it."
"It was just very interesting to me that certain types of women inspire people's imagination, and all of them were very difficult women."
"My imagination, my ability to understand the way love and people grow over time, how passion can surprise and renew, utterly failed me."
"Sometimes I wish that there were a way to let people know that just because I live in a world without rules, and in a life that is lawless, doesn't mean that it doesn't hurt so bad the morning after."