"Sometimes you could be in an unhappy relationship you are very much in love with someone, but it's making you unhappy and you think things can change and you can work it out."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Vanessa Paradis on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Vanessa Paradis on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Vanessa Paradis on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Vanessa Paradis on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Vanessa Paradis on Mahatma Gandhi
"I don't have famous neighbours and if I did, I'd avoid them. I don't live the jet-set."
"People don't get through to the essence of you right away - it's always the famous 'girl' or the famous 'girlfriend'. I'd rather be known for myself."
"Fear can make all of us do the wrong things sometimes."
"I don't have the recipe for happiness, but I think the engine is simply having the desire."
"I do sometimes strongly hope that in a past life, my most recent life before this, I was absolutely horrible, evil, hideous. Because otherwise - well, hell, to even things up next time around, I'm going to have to pay for this one, am I not?"