#Relatable Quotes 15
Stop hosting a pity party for yourself!
I don’t recall where I read this or from whom I heard this but I couldn’t agree more.
Relatable Quotes #14
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.– John Steinbeck
I spent much of my childhood listening to the sound of striving.– Michelle Obama in Becoming
She is the voice to my thoughts.
At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.Maya Angelou
No one is born ugly, we’re just born in a judgemental society.Kim Namjoon
No room for despair. Despair is a luxury.Brandon Sanderson (The Stormlight Archive – Way of Kings)
When the mind and body are busy then there’s no room for the dark and dreary.
To bake a cake in the eye of a storm; to feed yourself sugar on the cusp of danger.By Ocean Vuong
This quote is from the book, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong. Every line in this book is like poetry, beautiful, graceful and so impactful. The title of the book itself was amazing enough for me to pick it up and start reading. This literary fiction discusses some serious elements like trauma, violence, race, war, and survival.
To explain the above quote, the author says, “In the story, when a girl and her grandmother spot a storm brewing on the green horizon, instead of shuttering the windows or nailing boards on the doors, they set out to bake a cake. I was unmoored by this act, its precarious yet bold refusal of common sense.”
Bullies are scared people hiding inside scary people.Michelle Obama in Becoming
Workplaces are fascist. They’re cults designed to eat your life; bosses hoard your minutes jealously like dragons hoard gold.– Nouri on Spiritual Violence (Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber)
Couldn’t agree more!