"Your own experience keeps taking you towards something. My book adds the hope that it's a better something."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Moon Unit Zappa on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Moon Unit Zappa on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Moon Unit Zappa on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Moon Unit Zappa on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Moon Unit Zappa on Mark Twain
"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."
"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."