I think you can learn a lot about people from their favourite quotes. They are, after all, the things I wish I could have said.
“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
– Marilyn Monroe
“Life is an awful, ugly place not to have a best friend.”
– Sarah Dessen
“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?”
– Lewis Carroll
“I’m running because I can, because I must. Because I want to see how far I can go, before I have to stop.”
– Libba Bray
“Everybody wants happiness, nobody wants pain. But you can’t have a rainbow, without a little rain.”
“The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.”
– George Orwell
Alright, so the majority of these quotes were from books. But, still….