"In life, single women are the most vulnerable adults. In movies, they are given imaginary power."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Elizabeth Wurtzel on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Elizabeth Wurtzel on John Lennon
"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."
"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."