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Elizabeth Wurtzel

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That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel


I don't want any more of this try, try again stuff. I just want out. I’ve had it. I am so tired. I am twenty and I am already exhausted.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel


I feel like a defective model, like I came off the assembly line flat-out fucked and my parents should have taken me back for repairs before the warranty ran out.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel


If you are chronically down, it is a lifelong fight to keep from sinking

— Elizabeth Wurtzel


I need the thing that happens when your brain shuts off and your heart turns on.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel


Sometimes I wish I could walk around with a HANDLE WITH CARE sign stuck to my forehead.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel


Mental illness is so much more complicated than any pill that any mortal could invent

— Elizabeth Wurtzel


I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel

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...occasionally I wished I could walk through a picture window and have the sharp, broken shards slash me to ribbons so I would finally look like I felt.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel


Sometimes it feels like we're all living in a Prozac nation. The United States of Depression.

— Elizabeth Wurtzel

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About Elizabeth Wurtzel

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In July 2010 Elizabeth Wurtzel wrote a proposal in the Brennan Law Center blog for abolishing bar exams. In the early 2000s Elizabeth Wurtzel applied to Yale Law School and was accepted despite the fact that "… Her combined LSAT score of 160 was as Elizabeth Wurtzel put it 'adequately bad' … 'Suffice it to say I was admitted for other reasons' Ms. In her words

Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America: A Memoir (1994)
Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women (1998)
More Now Again: A Memoir of Addiction (2001)
The Secret of Life: Commonsense Advice for Uncommon Women (2004) (previously publiElizabeth Wurtzeld as Radical Sanity and The Bitch Rules).

She has a B. A. from Yale Law School.

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