"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."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Elizabeth Wurtzel on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"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."