"My Dad was so open creatively that I was off in search of black turtleneck bathing suits with long sleeves."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Moon Unit Zappa on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Moon Unit Zappa on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Moon Unit Zappa on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Moon Unit Zappa on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Moon Unit Zappa on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"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."
"I think I have a dark view of the world. I have to make everything funny, otherwise it all seems so sad."