“I am learning how to be angry and sad and lonely and joyful and excited and afraid and happy.”
“It doesn't hurt. Nothing hurts except the small smiles and blushes that flash across the room like tiny sparrows.”
“This is wonderful, wonderful! Be the bird. You are the bird. Sacrifice yourself to abandoned family values.”
“I won the winter girl trip over the border into dangerland.”
“Because I am still a little girl who believes in Santa and the tooth fairy and you.”
“The one good thing about being kind of shy is that nobody bugs you when you want to be left alone.”
“I stuff my mouth with old fabric and scream until there are no sounds left under my skin.”
“Melancholy held me hostage, and the bees built a hive of sadness in my soul.”
“My good sense bitch slapped my estrogen and told her to get a grip.”
“You have to know what you stand for, not just what you stand against.”
I have written a lot about snakes. There's something pretty primordial about it.
My work is more about trying to ask good questions and not trying to come up with big shows. Every fashion company is doing that, every car company is doing that.
The problem with prototypes is they don't always work.
It's just such a great miracle when things do work, and they work for such a wild variety of crazy reasons.
being an artist is a totally godlike thing to do - and I have a god complex.
My job is to make images and leave the decision-making and conclusion-draw ing to other people.
So many things have happened to me in my life that I could be phobic about.
Long live the beauty that comes down and through and onto all of us.
Books are the way the dead talk to the living.
Freedom is a scary thing. Most people don't want it.
I think women are excellent social critics.
It's good to take a longer view and think, What would I really like to do if I had no limitations whatsoever?
“I have entered high school with the wrong hair, the wrong clothes, the wrong attitude. And I don't have anyone to sit with.”
“All of my answers were drawings of armored unicorns.”
The right to carry a gun has nothing to do with the rights of other people.
Art can be engaged in the world without being specifically politically engaged.
I really trust audiences as having excellent taste, for the most part.
One of the things I learned from working on the Olympics was, the world does not need another big multimedia show.
The world is a strange and wonderful place.
“Art without emotion its like chocolate cake without sugar. It makes you gag.”