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Mary Schmich Quotes

Barbie is just a doll.

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, don't put up with those who are reckless with yours.

Don't expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you'll have a trust fund. Maybe you'll have a wealthy spouse. But you never know when either of them might run out.

Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind.

Every day each of us wakes up, reaches into drawers and closets, pulls out a costume for the day and proceeds to dress in a style that can only be called preposterous.

Good art is art that allows you to enter it from a variety of angles and to emerge with a variety of views.

In twenty years you'll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked.

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.

Linda Tripp has shown that a true friend is an archivist, a biographer.

Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.

TV happens. And once it's happened, it's gone. When it's gone, you move on, no tears, no tantrums, no videotape.

Understand that friends come and go, but with a precious few you should hold on. The older you get, the more you need the people who knew you when you were young.

You can figure out who you were by which movies you loved when.

You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same.