10 Of Carrie Fisher’s Most Memorable Quotes

10 Of Carrie Fisher’s Most Memorable Quotes
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As if 2016 hadn’t done enough, it has taken one of our most beloved champions. Fisher wasn’t only treasured as Leia, but also as a spokesperson and writer. Her honesty, warmth and humour regarding addiction and mental health was an inspiration to others.

Here at 10 of her most memorable quotes.

“I am mentally ill. I can say that. I am not ashamed of that. I survived that, I’m still surviving it, but bring it on. Better me than you.” — on mental health

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

“There is no point at which you can say, ‘Well, I’m successful now. I might as well take a nap.” — on fame.

“What worries me is, what if this guy is really the one for me and I just haven’t had enough therapy yet for me to be comfortable with having found him.”Postcards From The Edge

“I signed my likeness away. Every time I look in the mirror, I have to send Lucas a couple of bucks.” — on merchandising for Star Wars.

“I’m actually in the Abnormal Psychology textbook. Obviously my family is so proud. Keep in mind though, I’m a PEZ dispenser and I’m in the abnormal Psychology textbook. Who says you can’t have it all?”Wishful Drinking

“I don’t hate hardly ever, and when I love, I love for miles and miles. A love so big it should either be outlawed or it should have a capital and its own currency.”Shockaholic

“They want to hire part of me, not all of me. They want to hire three fourths, so I have to get rid of the fourth somehow. The fourth can’t be with me. I made a joke.” — on being asked to lose weight for The Force Awakens.

“I tell my younger friends that no matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my own bra.” — on being told by George Lucas that there is no underwear in space.