Famous Quotes By Lena Dunham


  1. All my freakouts have been pretty private and directed at family pets and/or people I have been dating for too short a time to freak out at in that way.
  2. At my age, no one is married, no one has kids, no one has a career.
  3. I feel like a lot of the female relationships I see on TV or in movies are in some way free of the kind of jealousy and anxiety and posturing that has been such a huge part of my female friendships, which I hope lessens a little bit with age.
  4. I feel like I don't watch that many shows with death.
  5. I feel like you don't know if someone's equipped for a romantic relationship until they're out of their twenties.
  6. I just hope that I continue to keep a line between my private life and who I play, even if they are closely intertwined, and so I'm careful. I don't even know where my line is, but I know I have a line.
  7. I mean, I - it's so funny, I am, you know, I am, you know, a working woman out in the world, but I still live with my parents half the time. I've been sort of taking this very long, stuttering period of moving out.
  8. I never sort of thought of myself as a comedy writer, by nature.
  9. I never thought of myself as like, a funny person.
  10. I spent all my time on my movies worried that people were eating and that the schedule was being kept, so to have experts in those areas giving me the brain space as a writer and director is huge.
  11. I think romantic comedy, when done right, is my favorite genre. It's just a genre that's very human.
  12. I went to an amazing school in Brooklyn called St. Anne's that's a really kind of creative hot bed.
  13. I would go to work from 9 to 6, go home, nap for two hours, then write from 8 to 2 a.m.
  14. I'd love to write something for a male protagonist. That's sort of the next frontier for me. I think it'd be really amazing to write the kind of parts that I love for women but for a guy.
  15. If you're writing, you're starting in private. It can really be this amazing, private, freeing experience. Forget that it's for other people - that comes in later.
  16. I'm not great at dating, but I need to do it to relax.
  17. I'm ridiculous in my oversharing my mom and sister are very open but a little more judicious than me... and my father is a decidedly private person.
  18. It's funny, I never considered that people are going to see me on the show and maybe stop me on the subway.
  19. I've only recently realized that I have a radically different relationship with my parents than a lot of people.
  20. My mom knows pretty well how I see her.
  21. My uncle's a lawyer and I remember going to see him in court and thinking, 'That's cool, too bad I could never be a lawyer.'
  22. My weight fluctuates depending on my mood and my current devotion to my fitness routine.
  23. None of my actions have ever sort of been motored by the search for a husband or wondering if I was going to have a family someday or wanting to live in a really great house or thinking it would be really great to have a diamond.
  24. There's always an article coming out, saying, 'The new thing is funny women!'

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