I think drugs are like strawberries and peaches.

— Edie Sedgwick

The most heartwarming Edie Sedgwick quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

I want to reach people and express myself.

You have to put up with the risk of being misunderstood if you are going to try to communicate. You have to put up with people projecting their own ideas, attitudes, misunderstanding you. But it’s worth being a public fool if that’s all you can be in order to communicate yourself.

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I think drugs are like strawberries and peaches.

.There’s no way to tell anyone who hasn’t been through it, there’s no way to explain it to anyone who hasn’t tasted it . To keep that superlative high, just on the cusp of each day, so that I radiate sunshine

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You have to put up with the risk of being misunderstood if you are going to try to communicate.

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You live alone, creating your life as you go.

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I'll have to put more earrings on. I bet that someone could analyze me and tell my condition by my earrings.

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You care enough, that you want your life to be fulfilled in a living way, not in a painting way, not in a writing way...you really do want it to be involving in living, corresponding with other living objects, moving, changing, that kind of thing.

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In the year 2000 you're going to have a problem.

..Leisure time will be a problem in the year 2000. I just want you to realize, I just want to make sure that you know of it now.

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I'm greedy; I'd like to keep most of it for myself and a few others, a few of my friends . . . to keep that superlative high, just on the cusp of each day . . . so that I'd radiate sunshine.

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I had fun, but I didn't really have anyone i particularly loved except for loving friends. But I have a certain amount of faith that it will come.

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Fashion as a whole is a farce, completely.

The people behind it are perverted, the styles are created by freaked out people, just natural weirdos. I know this because I worked with all those people while I was modeling.

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I made a mask out of my face because I didn't realize I was quite beautiful.

God blessed me so. I practically destroyed it. I had to wear heavy black eyelashes like bat wings, and dark lines under my eyes, and cut all my hair off, my long dark hair. Cut it off and strip it silver and blonde. All those little maneuvers I did out of things that were happening in my life that upset me.

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I'm afraid of habit patterns...It would be too much of a routine if you had to establish definite ways of getting through things. You'd get very bored.

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About Edie Sedgwick

Quotes 27 sayings
Profession Socialite
Birthday April 20, 1943

It's like my having to walk down thousands and thousands of white marble stairs.

..and nothing but a very very blue sky, very blue...and I'd have to walk down them forever. I never thought about going up...Don't you think that must mean something?

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I came to New York to see what I could see - that's from a children's book, isn't it? - and to find the living part.

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If all I cared about was me, I could make a million. And that's what they will never understand.

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It's not that I'm rebelling. It's that I'm just trying to find another way.

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I'd like to turn the whole world on just for a moment. Just for a moment.

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I lived a very isolated life. When you start at 20, you have a lot of nonsense to work out of your system.

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It's sort of like a mockery in a way of reality because they think everything is smiles and sweetness and flowers when there is something bitter to taste. And to pretend there isn't is foolish. I mean the ones that wonder around and know, at the same time, and yet wear flowers, and they deserve to wear flowers. And they've earned their smile...you can tell by people's eyes.

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I can understand other people's situations in their own terms, but I still can't understand mine.

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Have you ever analyzed things to the degree where you can’t really remember the difference between what’s real and what you’ve created in your head?

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I’m in love with everyone I’ve ever met in one way or another.

I’m just a crazy, unhinged disaster of a human being.

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Why do people stop developing, or, like they stop the way you can rate their, psychologically, their development? Where they stop, and just from being children to maybe stopping at a very adolescent age, and they stay there until they die. Physically die. I mean, they react adolescently. They don't change. They don't develop. They don't — it's that continual read, that process which is is the total threat for the ego.

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While I was girl of the year and superstar and all that crap, everything I did was really...motivated by psychological disturbance.

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I have an accident about every two years, and one day it won't be an accident!

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I think something very weird's going on now, 'cause the power that is permitted to youth is quite extraordinary. And they are sort of run by that kind of power.

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