"I think I have a dark view of the world. I have to make everything funny, otherwise it all seems so sad."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Moon Unit Zappa on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Moon Unit Zappa on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Moon Unit Zappa on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Moon Unit Zappa on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Moon Unit Zappa on Khalil Gibran
"I had a friend whose family had dinner together. The mother would tuck you in at night and make breakfast in the morning. They even had a spare bike for a friend. It just seemed so amazing to me."
"My Dad was so open creatively that I was off in search of black turtleneck bathing suits with long sleeves."
"We had two rules growing up in my house: If you're going to take a shower, do it with whomever you're dating so you don't waste water and if you buy one for yourself, buy six, because everybody's going to want one."
"Your own experience keeps taking you towards something. My book adds the hope that it's a better something."
"If there's anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it's being washed up right after."