"It's very easy for me to say what success is. I think success is connecting with an audience who understands you and having a dialogue with them. I think success is continuing to push yourself forward creatively and not sort of becoming a caricature of yourself."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Lena Dunham on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Lena Dunham on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Lena Dunham on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Lena Dunham on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Lena Dunham on Winston Churchill
"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."