"They always do [ask me to lose weight]. They want to hire part of me, not all of me. They want to hire about three-fourths, so I have to get rid of the fourth somehow."
"Even in space there's a double standard for women." Fisher on being told by George Lucas she had to be bra-less under her white costume and not given a lightsaber."
"I am Princess Leia, no matter what. If I were trying to get a good table, I wouldn't say I wrote Postcards [From the Edge, her best-selling novel]. Or, if I'm trying to get someone to take my check and I don't have ID, I wouldn't say: "Have you seen [When] Harry Met Sally?" Princess Leia will be on my tombstone."
"Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell."
"I like Princess Leia. I like how she handles things. I like how she treats people. She tells the truth. She, you know, gets what she wants done.
"I feel I'm very sane about how crazy I am."
"I'm not happy about being older, except what are the options?"
"I am hoping to get the centerfold in Psychology Today."
"Resentment is like drinking a poison and waiting for the other person to die."