Candace Bushnell Quotes

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Born: 1958-12-01, Glastonbury, Connecticut
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Novelist

1.
Even as a kid, I never liked breakfast. I just don't like to eat then. I like to get up and work. I think sticking a whole bunch of carbohydrates in your stomach in the morning is probably the worst way to begin the day.
- Candace Bushnell

2.
I know I'm not a wordsmith. And I don't write poetry. Sometimes I think I should, because it's really helpful. But I always wanted to write novels.
- Candace Bushnell

3.
I think a young woman's relationship with her father is really important.
- Candace Bushnell

4.
If I'm with a man, is that going to prevent me from achieving my goal? What sacrifices will I have to make in terms of being myself, if I'm with a man? Something that young women find out really quickly is that when you start dating, all of a sudden you're supposed to have a role. You're not allowed to just be yourself.
- Candace Bushnell

5.
Like it or not, in the end, it's one's body. It's literally what carries you through life. There's a reason for the saying, 'If you have your health, you have everything,' and it's true. Old age, disease - these are the great equalizers.
- Candace Bushnell

6.
My parents had a great marriage. Interestingly, it made it harder for me in relationships because I knew what a good relationship looked like.
- Candace Bushnell

7.
The key to life is your attitude. Whether you're single or married or have kids or don't have kids, it's how you look at your life, what you make of it. It's about making the best of your life wherever you are in life.
- Candace Bushnell

8.
The women I know who have children and have careers, they seem to be very happy. They love their children and they love their jobs. But happiness comes out of being willing to do your work in your twenties to find out who you are, what you love.
- Candace Bushnell

9.
Well in the book Carrie was my alter ego. In real life, Sarah Jessica and I don't look anything alike. But people do say that we sound alike. Sarah Jessica is an adorable girl and she is very funny.
- Candace Bushnell

10.
Women with money and women in power are two uncomfortable ideas in our society.
- Candace Bushnell

11.
You don't have to do everything by the time you're 30. Or 40. All you need is a work ethic. It's what allows you to push through moments of disappointment and self-doubt and fear.
- Candace Bushnell

12.
You need characters who want things. They want love, they want recognition, they want happiness.
- Candace Bushnell

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