It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
“even more, I had never meant to love him. one thing I truly knew - knew it in the pit of my stomach, in the center of my bones, knew it from the crown of my head to the soles of my feet, knew it deep in my empty chest - was how love gave someone the power to break you.”
“I was never told I needed a Prince Charming or anything more than what I already had in me. You have to find your own way in life. I’m not into that rescue stuff.”
“After eighteen years of mediocrity, I was pretty used to being average. I realized now that I’d long ago given up any aspirations of shining at anything. I just did the best with what I had, never quite fitting into my world. So this was really different. I was amazing now – to them and to myself. It was like I had been born to be a vampire. The idea made me want to laugh, but it also made me want to sing. I had found my true place in the world, the place I fit, the place I shined.”
✖ The strangest part about being famous is you don’t get to give first impressions anymore. Everyone already has an impression of you before you meet them.
“On the one hand I have very traditional values: I’m looking for love and want a baby one day. On the other hand, I have a secret and rebel side, that I maybe took from an Australian mom who handed down to me the love for adventure and freedom. And sometimes I feel a bit offbeat.”