"I think romantic comedy, when done right, is my favorite genre. It's just a genre that's very human."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Lena Dunham on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Lena Dunham on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Lena Dunham on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Lena Dunham on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Lena Dunham on Fran Lebowitz
"I feel like a lot of the female relationships I see on TV or in movies are in some way free of the kind of jealousy and anxiety and posturing that has been such a huge part of my female friendships, which I hope lessens a little bit with age."
"At my age, no one is married, no one has kids, no one has a career."
"I'd love to write something for a male protagonist. That's sort of the next frontier for me. I think it'd be really amazing to write the kind of parts that I love for women but for a guy."
"I went to an amazing school in Brooklyn called St. Anne's that's a really kind of creative hot bed."
"If you're writing, you're starting in private. It can really be this amazing, private, freeing experience. Forget that it's for other people - that comes in later."