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  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: I've always waited for that one moment of truth to set me free and change my life forever...
    Elizabeth Wurtzel: I've always waited for that one moment of truth to set me free and change my life forever.


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: Hemingway has his classic moment in "The Sun Also Rises" when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt. All he can say is, "Gradually, then suddenly." That's how depression hits. You wake up one morning, afraid that you're gonna live.
    Elizabeth Wurtzel: Hemingway has his classic moment in "The Sun Also Rises" when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt. All he can say is, 'Gradually, then suddenly.' That's how depression hits. You wake up one morning, afraid that you're gonna live.


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: Sometimes it feels like we're all living in a Prozac nation. The United States of Depression.


  • Ruby: Lizzy, I'm not crying because you're mean. I just can't imagine how incredibly painful it must be to be you.


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: (To herself) Ruby get's it she get's me. If she were guy everything would be perfect.
    Elizabeth Wurtzel: [to herself] Ruby get's it she get's me. If she were guy everything would be perfect.


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: [to Ruby] We'll be like this beautiful literary freaks. Being brilliant, and dark. Sexy. [both laugh] [to herself] Trouble is, I'm deadly serious .


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: You know, if you're going to suggest therapy, don't. I'm living proof it doesn't work.


  • Grandmother: No one acts this way when they are not on drugs...
    Elizabeth Wurtzel: [interrupts] I fucking DO!


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: Boys never used to notice me before. I wasn't even on their list of alternatives.


  • Ruby: Lizzy, I'm not crying because you're mean. I just can't imagine how incredibly painful it must be to be you.


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: Hemingway has his classic moment in "The Sun Also Rises" when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt. All he can say is, "Gradually, then suddenly." That's how depression hits. You wake up one morning, afraid that you're gonna live.
    Elizabeth Wurtzel: Hemingway has his classic moment in 'The Sun Also Rises' when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt. All he can say is, 'Gradually, then suddenly.' That's how depression hits. You wake up one morning, afraid that you're gonna live.


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: Sometimes it feels like we're all living in a Prozac nation. The United States of Depression.


  • Elizabeth Wurtzel: I slave* myself for you to go to Harvard so that you can come back looking like a ZOMBIE** *when she says slave she swallows her saliva. **while she says zombie she flexes her muscles and practised this form to show the audience she is a furious mother.


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