A few words from people I definitely did not pay...

"I am a firm believer in all things Diane Lieu." - A former colleague turned friend

"You are a wild card." - A sous chef I worked with

"Compelling and good company." - A writer for Vice

"Clarity." - A schoolmate + fellow photographer

"Always thinking 3 steps ahead." - A former supervisor

"You have a good vocabulary you actually know how to use and you like baseball." - A Tinder date