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17 John Waters Quotes That Affirm Your Life Decisions

Sage advice from the Pope of Trash.

1. On filmmaking.

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2. On why people go to the movies.

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Nerve, 2004.

3. On what to look for in a mate.

4. On first date conversation.

5. On the fine arts.

6. On beauty.

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From Shock Value: A Tasteful Book About Bad Taste

7. On the importance of reading.

Greg Gorman

8. On fashion.

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Rookie, 2012

9. On lessons learned from The Wizard Of Oz.

10. On prayer.

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11. On don't do drugs, kids.

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12. On a healthy obsession.

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Rookie, 2012

13. On taste.

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Rookie, 2012

14. On not fitting in.

15. On selling out.

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16. On thought policing.

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From Shock Value: A Tasteful Book About Bad Taste

17. He just gets you.

Thanks, John Waters.

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