Quotes

When I was a teenager I had a huge binder full of quotes and me and my best friend exchanged it weekly with new quotes from old xanga sites. Im trying to recreate that idea here because why not.



  • It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time. Me... I just want to live a life I'm going to remember. Even if I don't write it down. - One Tree Hill

  • Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Franklin P. Jones

  • You shouldn't have to sacrifice who you are just because someone else has a problem with it. - Sex & The City

  • Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated. - Coretta Scott King

  • Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph. - Haile Selassie

  • The more you reason, the less you create. - Raymond Chandler

  • You’re going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it’s always their actions you should judge them by. It’s actions, not words, that matter. - Nicholas Sparks

  • Maybe a happy ending doesn't include a guy. Maybe it's up to you, on your own, picking up the pieces and starting over, freeing yourself up for something better in the future. Maybe the happy ending is just moving on. Or maybe the happy ending is this, knowing after all the unreturned phone calls, broken hearts, through the blunders and misread signals, through all the pain and the embarrassment, you never gave up hope. - He's Just Not That Into You

  • New lovers are nervous and tender, but smash everything. For the heart is an organ of fire. - The English Patient (1996)

  • It’s that wonderful old-fashion idea that others come first, and you come second. This was the whole ethic that I was brought up on. Others matter more than you do, so don’t fuss dear, get on with it. - Audrey Hepburn

  • Inside, I hope you know I’m dying, with my heart beside me, in shattered pieces that will never be replaced.

  • I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs. - Andy Warhol

  • If wishes on 11:11 came true, and shooting stars come often, I wouldn't sit here reminscing bout all the time we've shared. If wishing wells worked and it was a penny for your thought, I'd pay a million just to have you back in my arms.

  • it's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success.

  • It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation - Herman M.

  • This is to wanting to speak the most honest words you've ever spoken in your life, not knowing whether they should bring you closer to living or dying.

  • I like people with a sense of individuality. I love expression and anything awkward and imperfect because that's natural and that's real.

  • You know that feeling where everything feels right? Where you don't have to worry about tomorrow or yesterday, where you feel safe and know you're doing the best you can? There's a word for that, it's called love.

  • Forgiving is saying, I've dealt with the pain you have caused me, I'm letting it go, it will no longer be my problem to deal with, it will not ruin my life, or control my life.

  • i trust the sun will set. I trust the world will end. I trust my gut. I trust death. I trust life. I trust anything that has not fallen through. I trust everything that has given me a reason. i can't trust you.

  • Sometimes when we think we are keeping a secret, that secret is actually keeping us. -Frank Warren

  • You say you don't know what you want. But I think the truth is that you're afraid of what I could give you. Of how great we could be. Cause when you look me in the eyes, and kiss me, pushing me into your mattress, it sure as hell isn't confusion I see.

  • When I see you, the world stops. It stops and all that exists for me is you and my eyes staring at you. There's nothing else. No noise, no other people, no thoughts or worries, no yesterday, no tomorrow. The world just stops and it's a beautiful place and there's only you. Just you. and my eyes are staring at you. When you're gone, the world starts again and I don’t like it as much. I can live in it, but I don’t like it. I just walk around in it and wait to see you again and wait for it to stop again. I love it when it stops. It's the best thing I’ve ever known or ever felt, the best thing, and that, is why I stare at you. -A Million Little Pieces

  • Instead of trying to find a way out, focus on making your way through.

  • You made me who I am and remind me of who I'm not.

  • We can't forget where we've been; It's not starting over, it's starting again.

  • Everyday for the rest of my life I will search for moments full of you.

  • The best thing about dreams is that one fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don't know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment, you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened

  • When there's something you really want, fight for it. don't give up, no matter how hopeless it seems. And when you've lost hope, ask yourself if ten years from now, you're gonna wish you gave it just one more shot. Because the best things in life, they don't come free. - Greys Anatomy

  • Some girls are just born with glitter in their veins. - Coco Chanel

  • No girl should ever forget that she doesn't need someone who doesn't need her - Marilyn Monroe

  • The best part about procrastination is that you are never bored, because you have all kinds of things that you should be doing

  • taking chances is really just about overcoming your fears, because the truth is, everytime you take a big risk in your life, no matter how it ends up, you're always glad you took it.

  • there are two ways to look at life. you can complain that the roses have thorns or you can be happy that the thorns have roses

  • I don't believe in guilt. I believe in living on impulse. As long as you never intentionally hurt another person and don't judge people in your life, I think you should live completely free. - Angelina Jolie

  • Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose. - The Wonder Years

  • Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense

  • Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain. - William Faulkner

  • we probably wouldn't worry about what other people think of us if we could know how seldom they do. - Olin Miller

  • your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel

  • There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist. - Mark Twain

  • i've been ignoring all of my old feelings, and its wearing me down. i've gotten to the point where i don't even care about being strong. i'm falling apart all over the place

  • All you need in this world is a dirty mind and someone to share it with

  • You treat life like a picture, but it's not a moment frozen in time. It's not going to wait for you to make up your mind

  • happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if only one remembers to turn on the light

  • the worst part of being lied to is realizing you weren't worth the truth

  • I hope she'll be a fool - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, abeautiful little fool. - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us. - Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf

  • I think what I have learned most is that I'll never be perfect. I'm not talking about just looks or things like that, but in every part of life, I'll always be flawed. - Hayley Williams

  • Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn. - Gore Vidal

  • That's why I write, because life never works except in retrospect. You can't control life, at least you can control your version. - Stranger Than Fiction by Chuck Palahniuk

  • It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. - Anais Nin

  • The details are the life of it. I insist, say everything on your mind. Don't hold back. Don't analyse or anything as you go along. Say it out. - The Subterraneans by Jack Kerouac

  • Things are sweeter when they're lost. I know - because once I wanted something & got it. It was the only thing I ever wanted badly, Dot, & when I got it, it turned to dust in my hand. - The Beautiful & Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Sometimes the truth is just a lie and sometimes forever runs out of time.

  • Because sometimes you have to step outside of the person you've been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you wanted to be. The person you are.

  • Being the right person is as important as finding the right person.

  • There's never an ending, just new beginnings. The past makes you who you are but won't predict who you'll be. You choose who you'll become.

  • The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.

  • Of all the things I`ve lost, I miss my mind the most. - Mark Twain

  • Art does not imitate life. Art is much more powerful than that. Art brings life back. And it does it by exposing the secrets we all carry inside. - Jose Raul Bernardo

  • There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. - Maya Angelou

  • Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcolm X

  • It was the sort of beauty you feel so deeply it becomes contagious and somehow makes you feel beautiful too.

  • Loneliness is having no one to miss.

  • Sometimes I think that we waste our words, we waste our moments and we don't take the time to say the things that are in our hearts when we have the chance.

  • I screamed every hurtful word that I could think of. And what killed me is that they didn't hurt you at all. You didn't care what I said, you never have.

  • If you expect terrible things, then they don't surprise you, and all good things are like wonderful gifts.

  • I still remember how it all came back together, just to fall apart again.

  • Fear is nothing but the anticipation of pain, be it physical, mental, spiritual or emotional.

  • To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson