"Being an artist means forever healing your own wounds and at the same time endlessly exposing them."
"People want to believe gender is something that’s essential, and people repeat these essentialist ideas all the time. ‘Oh, women do that’ and ‘Oh, men do that’ and the reality is that all women don’t anything. We as individuals do what we do, you know, and sometimes that’s informed by gender and sometimes it’s just who we are. And I think all that just makes people really, really uncomfortable because they don’t want to think about who they are."
"If you ever get to the place where the sun is shining everyday.
Then I’ll be on your mind.
You might think I’m crazy.
That I’m lost and foolish, leaving you behind.
Maybe you’re right.”
"Do not try to be pretty. You weren’t meant to be pretty; you were meant to burn down the earth and graffiti the sky. Don’t let anyone ever simplify you to just “pretty.”"
"how stupid of me; to think I was the only flower in your garden."