"Write her a letter, send her a flower, love only gets old if you let it."
"Be kind to yourself while blooming. I know sometimes it feels like your soul doesn’t always fit. It’s all a part of the process."
"The most important thing is to stay genuine. A lot of times I get onstage and I put so much energy out there: Hey, I’m here, I’m here! Look at my leg, look at my foot, look at me! But now I’m in the space where I want the audience to enjoy what I’m enjoying. I want them to enjoy the experience that I’m having onstage. In these coming years I want to have the audience enjoy my experience. That we take the same journey together."
"Oh, you can’t describe someone you’re in love with!"
"One of the best feelings in the world is knowing your presence and absence both mean something to someone."
"I’ve had a lot of magic in my life."
“Tell me something magic.”
“When they were young, my parents met an American couple in a sunday school in Shanghai. Over the years, they kept running into this same couple, as they traveled through different parts of the world. So they jokingly made a pact that their firstborn children would be married. Then my parents had me, and the other couple had a son. I didn’t meet the man until late in life, when I was already deeply in love with another man. But I fell in love with him and we got married.”
“Wow, that is cool.”
“That’s not even the craziest part. Want to hear the craziest part?”
“My husband had three previous engagements. And the morning we met, he was cooking three eggs, and each of them had double yolks.”
"I’m never gonna wait that extra twenty minutes to text you back, and I’m never gonna play hard to get when I know your life has been hard enough already. When we all know everyone’s life has been hard enough already, it’s hard to watch the game we make of love, like everyone’s playing checkers with their scars, saying checkmate whenever they get out without a broken heart."