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13 Carrie Fisher Quotes To Live Your Life By

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Princess of Alderaan, General of the Resistance, Queen of my Heart.

“I feel I’m very sane about how crazy I am.”

"I feel I'm very sane about how crazy I am."

— Her 2008 memoir, Wishful Drinking

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“If my life wasn’t funny it would just be true, and that is unacceptable.”

"If my life wasn't funny it would just be true, and that is unacceptable."

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“Resentment is like drinking a poison and waiting for the other person to die.”

"Resentment is like drinking a poison and waiting for the other person to die."

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“They always do [ask me to lose weight]. They want to hire part of me, not all of me. They want to hire about three-fourths, so I have to get rid of the fourth somehow. The fourth can’t be with me.”

"They always do [ask me to lose weight]. They want to hire part of me, not all of me. They want to hire about three-fourths, so I have to get rid of the fourth somehow. The fourth can't be with me."

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“Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.”

"Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell."

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“I act like someone in a bomb shelter trying to raise everyone’s spirits.”

"I act like someone in a bomb shelter trying to raise everyone's spirits."

— Her 2016 memoir, The Princess Diarist

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“Instant gratification takes too long.”

"Instant gratification takes too long."

— Her 1987 novel, Postcards from the Edge

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“If there’s a choice between companionship and anything else — especially career — choose companionship. It’s the only thing that has the potential to last.”

"If there's a choice between companionship and anything else — especially career — choose companionship. It's the only thing that has the potential to last."

— A letter to her younger self for Oprah Magazine

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“I tell my friends no matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my own bra.”

"I tell my friends no matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my own bra."

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