There is a point in every young person's life when you realize that the youth that you've progressed through and graduate to some sort of adulthood is equally as messed up as where you're going.
If we could all just laugh at ourselves, in hard times or good times, it would be an incredible world.
Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.
A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others.
I think it's an individual thing. Your mountains are my molehills.
For a child actor, it's a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared.
Some locations are so terrible, you can't even breathe, and you still have to act.
But I've really learned you don't have to fit in. No matter where you go, you're always going to be you and if they don't like you for who you are, then what's the point of being someone else?
Belief is such a powerful thing - but because it is, it can also be very destructive and it's very easily manipulated.
And I love writing; I've been writing ever since I was seven.
It's very easy to make certain decisions that affect your life that you have no perspective on.
No matter who the characters are, you can strip them down and find small universal truths.
Advice is such a tricky thing when you're young.
I tell my agent that I want to read everything.
I think sleep's really important. I value it as much as waking up and having a full day.
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