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By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I am comforted by the fact that I find a real range of female bodies beautiful, and I hope that other people do too. And even if they don't find it beautiful I hope they're just glad that something like it is happening on TV.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lena Dunham

You know, when I first started making online videos, there were a lot of filmmakers I befriended who were doing it too.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

I went to an amazing school in Brooklyn called St. Anne's that's a really kind of creative hot bed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

Hell hath no fury like a woman who has accidentally napped.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

I've always been someone in [childhood] period of my life sort of the pains and anxieties of being young are the things that have really stuck with me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

Instagram what you think is funny and exciting and try not to include any animal abuse!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I'd always loved movies, but it wasn't some sort of desperate love of celluloid. It was literally like, "I want to write things, and I want people to see them more.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

I would be a horrible girlfriend at this point in my life, because I’m both needy and unavailable.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I seriously consider television to be the people's medium. Like the idea of seeing your parents naked or having somebody go down on you and worrying about whether you smell, or worrying about whether your body is weird or what goes across the face of a person who's supposed to be experiencing pleasure but isn't - those are things I'd love to normalize on TV.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I felt highly anxious in a way that I didn't think other children were.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

I went to schools that were small enough that basically everyone was in a play. I played a bouncing ball in a production of Alice in Wonderland and a fat man in an Italian commedia dell'arte play. I was given some small chances.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

At a brunch potluck, I realize that I do, in fact, hate everybody.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

Of course you don't want anybody to feel shame for their sexuality. But you also want to make it clear that a loud, a loud and proud approach to your sexuality at a young age isn't necessary to be a fully integrated person.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I actually didn't enjoy being a child particularly at all even though I had nice parents in a comfortable place to live. Just because I was too confused in generating too many answers for myself that just scared me more.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I'm just waiting to be 85 and be in a pajama community. Everyone's welcome to join me.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Lena Dunham

That is because no one could ever hate me as much as I hate myself, okay? So any mean thing someone's gonna think of to say about me, I've already said to me, about me, probably within the last half hour.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I have to remind myself that when you exercise, there is a natural calm that comes from knowing that you did something with your body that day. Actually going and working out makes everything else easier and better.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lena Dunham

There is a sort of backlash of people who feel like you're not representing them accurately, and you want to say as elegantly as you can, "I wasn't trying to represent you I, was just doing what I could do to make being alive easier for me." And if it helped anyone or made them feel comforted in the process then it's the greatest thing you can ask for.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Lena Dunham

I've never seen Star Wars or The Godfather, so that would be a good excuse for us to spend a bunch of time together.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I sort of tend to equate tattoos with prisoners, punks or people with a high level of self-confidence. I don’t necessarily have a covered-in-tattoos personality.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

It's funny, I never considered that people are going to see me on the show and maybe stop me on the subway.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

My mom knows pretty well how I see her.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I do think girls in their twenties accept certain kinds of lesser treatment than they would at other times in their lives.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lena Dunham

The only time I felt like a weird exploiter - even though I knew I wasn't one - was when I was writing a sex scene between me and my adorable co-star [Adam Driver] in which he had to tell me how much he loved my potbelly. It seemed like a weird wish-fulfillment thing, where I'm directing my own fantasy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

I thought I wanted to be a journalist or a novelist.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I always thought the saddest feeling in life is when you're dancing in a really joyful way and then you hit your head on something.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I support Selfies! I think the war on selfies is really unjust!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lena Dunham

When we, as young women, are given the space to read, the act becomes a happy, private corner we can return to for the rest of our lives. We develop this love of reading by turning to stories that speak to the most special, secret parts of us.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

I've been a little haphazard about how nude I get, and the only thing that keeps me from getting anxious about it is that I've had complete control over it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

Mine's [fans] a lot of like weird guys in prison. So I don't need to answer them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I didn't drink in the essence of the classroom. I didn't take legible notes or dance all night. I thought I would marry my boyfriend and grow old and sick of him. I thought I would keep my friends, and we'd make different, new memories. None of that happened. Better things happened.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I'm really lucky because I surround myself onset with people who I really trust to give me feedback, so I'm directing myself.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

I think about my best friendship - which the Marnie-Hannah friendship in Girls is based on - as like a great romance of my young life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lena Dunham

You have to move so you don't die. You have to move so your brain doesn't atrophy. You have to move so that you look a little bit like a person that you might want to be. There are a thousand reasons why exercise is important, and I've had to find ways to make it sexy for myself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

Feminism and issues surrounding being female in the world, always, but particularly right now at this complicated cultural moment. It's a huge part of what's important to me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

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.'

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

The fact is that I write under duress, often in my bed, often at the last minute. I'm kind of a binge writer I would say, which I don't support. I was always kind of that way. Probably the time I was the most regular as a writer was college. It was like, what else is there to do when you're living in the Midwest studying creative writing?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

It's not that I don't want to hear about that [blow job] stuff, I just want to hear about it immediately. And I want to hear about it on more comfortable terms.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

But I am a girl with a keen interest in having it all, and what follows are hopeful dispatches from the frontlines of that struggle.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

It was only when I started making short films in college and I was looking for girls to play the me-ish parts that I thought, Well, maybe I'm just going to try doing this myself before somebody else comes in and handles it. For a long time my acting was just a marriage of convenience between me and these characters that I was writing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I sometimes want to make a book of every tattoo I wanted to get before I actually got a tattoo, because there were so many awful ideas and concepts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

A girl's night for me is with a member of my family on the couch, eating takeout, watching something good, going to sleep early, it's so boring, but it's just what I need!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

My thoughts on body image are simple: if you are being kind to yourself mentally and physically you never have anything to be ashamed for, ever.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I'm so proud of Jason's [Benjamin] work. I can say this and he can't, but there's no group of documentary subjects more devoted to their documentarian. The vibes are really positive, and I feel so lucky.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lena Dunham

When I graduated college I had a series of just humiliating jobs that I couldn't believe I was at.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

It's a very specific body. Even great reviews will be like: chubby, portly, overweight. . . . Sometimes I'm like, 'Ugh, how did I make myself the guinea pig for this?' But on the other hand, hating my body has not been my cross to bear in this life. Which I feel very lucky about.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

My parents were open about sex. And my dad makes paintings that have a sexual component and it still scares me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lena Dunham

My weight fluctuates depending on my mood and my current devotion to my fitness routine.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

Enjoy going through life as yourself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lena Dunham

I had no friends. I worried a lot.