„… in Palau I seemed to be the perfect princess, this time I was competitive and sometimes the bad guy. I played competitively both times. I think there is a happy medium to me. I'm not perfect or horrible. I've always had to work hard for everything I've gotten in life. I went in to bust my butt and I hope people can respect me for that. I played the game the way it was designed to be played…“
— Stephenie LaGrossa
"I Played the Game the Way It Was Designed to Be Played": An Interview with Survivor: Guatemala's Stephenie http://www.realitynewsonline.com/cgi-bin/ae.pl?mode=1&article=article5924.art&page=1, Reality News Online, 12 December 2005.