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Best Life Quotes This Year

  1. pensée* pensée*
    posted a quote
    November 6, 2016 11:30am EST
    Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself: what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.

  2. Novaturient* Novaturient*
    posted a quote
    November 14, 2016 12:45am EST
    There was a time in my life when everything lined up perfectly. I was on top of the world. I thought, "Life is easy!"
    Then came the time when no matter what I did, I couldn't seem to get it right. I thought to myself "Life is so hard!" After all that, I just wanted to sleep. "Wake me up when this is all over.." I would say.
    That's when everything changed and my life was simply unrecognizable.
    So I learned to ride the waves, appreciate the blessings, and see life for what it really was.
    -- An Adventure

  3. musicure musicure
    posted a quote
    August 25, 2017 5:27pm EDT
    every now and then i fall apart

  4. pensée* pensée*
    posted a quote
    November 1, 2016 8:56pm EDT
    This is the thing: When you hit 28 or 30, everything begins to divide. You can see very clearly two kinds of people. On one side, people who have used their 20s to learn and grow, to find themselves and their dreams, people who know what works and what doesn’t, who have pushed through to become real live adults. Then there’s the other kind, who are hanging onto college, or high school even, with all their might. They’ve stayed in jobs they hate, because they’re too scared to get another one. They’ve stayed with men or women who are good but not great, because they don’t want to be lonely. They mean to develop intimate friendships, they mean to stop drinking like life is one big frat party. But they don’t do those things, so they live in an extended adolescence, no closer to adulthood than when they graduated.
    Don’t be like that. Don’t get stuck. Move, travel, take a class, take a risk. There is a season for wildness and a season for settledness, and this is neither. This season is about becoming. Don’t lose yourself at happy hour, but don’t lose yourself on the corporate ladder either. Stop every once in a while and go out to coffee or climb in bed with your journal.
    Ask yourself some good questions like: “Am I proud of the life I’m living? What have I tried this month? Do the people I’m spending time with give me life, or make me feel small? Is there any brokenness in my life that’s keeping me from moving forward?”
    Now is your time. Walk closely with people you love, and with people who believe. Life is a grand adventure. Don’t get stuck in the past, and don’t try to fast-forward yourself into a future you haven’t yet earned. Give today all the love and intensity and courage you can, and keep traveling honestly along life’s path.

  5. nicole🌹* nicole🌹*
    posted a quote
    April 15, 2017 10:24pm EDT
    I just wanna go to concerts

  6. jimchrom jimchrom
    posted a quote
    October 25, 2016 2:31pm EDT
    Everyone is broken. Why is your pain special?

  7. Nicole🙊* Nicole🙊*
    posted a quote
    January 17, 2017 7:26pm EST
    If you look at the world as half empty you will never be full

  8. coquetry* coquetry*
    posted a quote
    October 14, 2016 6:54pm EDT
    Picture this. Ten years from now, you’re sitting in a big house, all white picket fence and porch swings. Ten years ago you swore you’d be living in a big city with her by your side but something happened along the way and you watched as those plans disintegrated in the palms of your hands. You watch the sunrise and you watch the sunset and you wonder if she’s somewhere on the other side of the planet like she promised. “I gotta get out of here,” she said, “it doesn’t matter how I do it or where I go, I’m getting out.”
    Picture this. Twenty years from now, you find your first grey hair. You dutifully have that middle aged panic attack that everyone seems obliged to have and you screw up your eyes and pull it out. Your life is pretty steady now: good, calm, like you’ve finally figured things out. “I’m getting old,” you grumble. And somewhere, at the back of your mind, you wonder if she’s getting old too.
    Picture this. Fifty years from now your hair is like snow (if you have any, that is). Your walking stick is your new best friend and memories seem to flit in and out of your head like clouds in the sky. Most days you can’t remember what you had for breakfast or what you’ll have for tea, and some days it’s beginning to hurt to breathe. It’s on these occasions, when your chest is heavy and you have to sit down, that you remember her. You think how true it is that you don’t forget the people you loved when you were young. You may not remember yesterday’s weather but you remember the fifty year old summer breeze and complaining about her hair in your face. “I wonder if she’s happy,” you say, and people mistake it for mindless rambling. “I hope she found what she was looking for.”

  9. ChocoTaco ChocoTaco
    posted a quote
    January 1, 2017 6:42pm EST
    "She was right.
    She never looked nice. She looked like art,
    and art wasn't supposed to look nice;
    it was supposed to make you feel something."

  10. musicure musicure
    posted a quote
    June 13, 2017 9:12am EDT
    we live on a
    blue planet
    that circles around
    a ball of fire next to
    a moon that moves the sea
    and you don't believe in miracles?

  11. coquetry* coquetry*
    posted a quote
    September 28, 2016 8:46pm EDT
    That’s the thing about a human life: there’s no control group, no way to ever know how any of us would have turned out if any variables had been changed.

  12. coquetry* coquetry*
    posted a quote
    October 15, 2016 1:15pm EDT
    i think the reason
    why twentysomethings are so fixated on age is because we feel a pressure to be a certain way at 23, at 25, at 29. There are all of these invisible deadlines with our careers and with love and drinking and drugs. I can’t do coke at 25. I need to be in a long term relationship at 27. I can’t vomit from drinking at 26. I just can’t! We feel so much guilt for essentially acting our age and making mistakes. We’re obsessed with this idea of being domesticated and having our s.hit together. It’s kind of sad actually because I don’t think we ever fully get a chance to enjoy our youth. We’re so concerned about doing things "the right way" that we lose any sense of pleasure in doing things the wrong way. Youth may be truly wasted on the young.

  13. coquetry* coquetry*
    posted a quote
    October 20, 2016 6:52pm EDT
    At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.

  14. coquetry* coquetry*
    posted a quote
    November 3, 2016 1:40pm EDT
    You go talk to kindergartners or first grade kids, you find a class full of science enthusiasts. They ask deep questions. They ask, "What is a dream, why do we have toes, why is the moon round, what is the birthday of the world, why is grass green?" These are profound, important questions. They just bubble right out of them. You go talk to 12th graders and there's none of that. They've become incurious. Something terrible has happened between kindergarten and 12th grade. —Carl Sagan

  15. jimchrom jimchrom
    posted a quote
    November 14, 2016 10:06pm EST
    For what are we chasing? A dream? A lifestyle? A person? Dreams fade. Lifestyles change. People leave. Everyone dies. Then what do you have?

  16. jimchrom jimchrom
    posted a quote
    November 14, 2016 10:10pm EST
    The wandering soul never finds rest without a purpose.

  17. The Quiet* The Quiet*
    posted a quote
    November 14, 2016 10:17pm EST
    But I'm holding you closer than most
    'cause you are my heaven

  18. Dishonored* Dishonored*
    posted a quote
    December 5, 2016 10:08pm EST
    it takes more than blood to be family.

  19. Novaturient* Novaturient*
    posted a quote
    February 7, 2017 3:59am EST
    "Twenty years from now
    You will be more disappointed
    By the things you didn't do
    Than by the ones you did.
    So throw off the bowlines!
    Sail away from the safe harbor.
    Catch the trade winds in your sail.
    - Mark Twain

  20. grlsmmy* grlsmmy*
    posted a quote
    February 20, 2017 11:23pm EST
    i wish life could just magically go back to the way it used to be

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