Prozac Nation
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Elizabeth: I want to forget everything that has happened to me before. I want to freeze this moment... forever.

Elizabeth: Boys never used to notice me before. I wasn't even on their list of alternatives.

Elizabeth: You know, if you're going to suggest therapy, don't. I'm living proof it doesn't work.

Elizabeth: Hemingway has his classic moment in "The Sun Also Rises" when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt. All he can say is, "Gradually, then suddenly." That's how depression hits. You wake up one morning, afraid that you're gonna live.

Elizabeth: Ever since I was a little kid, my mum and I hang out together. I didn't fit in with most kids at schools. They thought I was strange, so they made me feel like a stranger. And my mother took advantage of it from an early age, throwing me into plays, spelling bees, studying, writing, museums, concerts, and even more writing. She convinced me this would lead to the Holy Grail: Harvard. A place where I would finally be surrounded by people I had something in common with.

Ruby: Lizzy, I'm not crying because you're mean. I just can't imagine how incredibly painful it must be to be you.

Elizabeth: If only my life could be more like the movies. I want an angel to swoop down to me like he does to Jimmy Stewart in "It's a Wonderful Life" and talk me out of suicide. I've always waited for that one moment of truth to set me free and change my life forever. But he won't come. It doesn't happen that way.

Mrs. Wurtzel: Come on, this is the most important day of your life.
Elizabeth: I thought that's when you get married.
Mrs. Wurtzel: Huh, no honey, that's the worst day of your life.

Elizabeth: That article... it was just wish fulfillment. I was writing about how I wanted things to be. And the way people talking about it, the way you talked about it, it made it seem real.
Ruby: Well maybe it can be.
Elizabeth: No, it was just a dream I held onto for way too long.

Elizabeth: One night there was something in my pants, like blood. My mom said, oh, hell, your period. This is where all the trouble starts. She was right.

Continuity mistake: When Lizzie, her mom and her grandparents have finished eating dinner (after her mother's mugging), Lizzie is cleaning the table and removes the two bowls in front of her mother and grandmother. Her grandmother comments that the mugging would not have happened had it not been for Lizzie, in which Lizzie's mother tells her to quiet down while the camera angle changes. In this shot you see Lizzie coming back to the table after overhearing the comment and picking up the same two bowls.

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