Lena Dunham Quotes

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Born: May 13, 1986, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: TV writer

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.
- Lena Dunham

2.
At my age, no one is married, no one has kids, no one has a career.
- Lena Dunham

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.
- Lena Dunham

4.
I feel like I don't watch that many shows with death.
- Lena Dunham

5.
I feel like you don't know if someone's equipped for a romantic relationship until they're out of their twenties.
- Lena Dunham

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.
- Lena Dunham

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.
- Lena Dunham

8.
I never sort of thought of myself as a comedy writer, by nature.
- Lena Dunham

9.
I never thought of myself as like, a funny person.
- Lena Dunham

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.
- Lena Dunham

11.
I think romantic comedy, when done right, is my favorite genre. It's just a genre that's very human.
- Lena Dunham

12.
I went to an amazing school in Brooklyn called St. Anne's that's a really kind of creative hot bed.
- Lena Dunham

13.
I would go to work from 9 to 6, go home, nap for two hours, then write from 8 to 2 a.m.
- Lena Dunham

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.
- Lena Dunham

15.
I'm not great at dating, but I need to do it to relax.
- Lena Dunham

16.
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.
- Lena Dunham

17.
I've only recently realized that I have a radically different relationship with my parents than a lot of people.
- Lena Dunham

18.
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.
- Lena Dunham

19.
It's funny, I never considered that people are going to see me on the show and maybe stop me on the subway.
- Lena Dunham

20.
It's very easy for me to say what success is. I think success is connecting with an audience who understands you and having a dialogue with them. I think success is continuing to push yourself forward creatively and not sort of becoming a caricature of yourself.
- Lena Dunham

21.
My mom knows pretty well how I see her.
- Lena Dunham

22.
My parents are artists in their world, in the world of modern artists, you are supposed to just go into your studio and tune everything out, and your entire relationship with your work is supposed to be a super private one. That was the way to do it and you weren't deeply truly artistic if that wasn't the way you were engaging the press.
- Lena Dunham

23.
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.'
- Lena Dunham

24.
My weight fluctuates depending on my mood and my current devotion to my fitness routine.
- Lena Dunham

25.
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.
- Lena Dunham

26.
Positive, healthy, loving relationships in your twenties... I don't know if anyone would disagree with it: I think they're the exception, not the norm. People are either playing house really aggressively because they're scared of what an uncertain time it is, or they're avoiding commitment altogether.
- Lena Dunham

27.
There's always an article coming out, saying, 'The new thing is funny women!'
- Lena Dunham

28.
You know, bad poetry I wrote in high school can still be found on the Internet, and, you know, there's a Web log of our college newspaper. You know, there's so many different stages of my creative development are sort of on-record if somebody were to choose to look for them.
- Lena Dunham

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