"She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something."
"I understand. That’s the trouble. I understand. I’ll understand all the time. All day and all night. Especially all night. I’ll understand. You don’t have to worry about that."
"Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence."
"As a child I never heard one woman say to me, “I love my body.” Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, “I am so proud of my body.” So I make sure to say it to Mia, because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age."