What happens when you realize the only thing you'll ever be is average? Do you cry? Do you make your self better? Or do nothing, cause thats what the average person does.
Average is just as close to the bottom as it is to the top.
I just don't understand why things just can't go back to normal at the end of a half hour like on the Brady Bunch or something.
Be kind to everyone. You may not be able to save a person, but at least you weren't one of the people who didn't try.
Her heart still slightly ached for the one she met, but never quite knew.
People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.”
--Harper Lee, 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.
"There are so many things you can agree on, but anything can have two meanings. Like sides of a coin, it just matters how it falls."
--Sarah Dessen, 'The Truth About Forever'
"Have the courage to fail big and stick around. Make them wonder why you're still smiling."
And it's alright to have a little bit of regret every once in a while. It's when you feel it all the time and can't do anything about it... that's when you get into trouble.
It's hard to be the one always waiting. I mean, there's something to be said for the hero who charges off to battle, but when you get right down to it there's a whole story in who's left behind.
There's always someone else with a lot less going through a lot more.
Who are you if you lose your favorite person?
It doesn't really matter whether you grip the arms of the dentist's chair or let your hands lie in your lap. The drill drills on.
If you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it.
"Those with something to 'fall back on' invariably fall back on it."
--A Softer World
I want to learn to ballroom dance, you know to sweep across the floor in a beautiful gown that shows way too much skin, but somehow still is tasteful, being led by a handsome man who's mother taught him when he was young.
Lets play truth or dare. Or just dare because nobody ever really tells the truth anymore.
Charlie Brown: [standing infront of the mailbox] A person has to be very careful with Valentines. [reaching to mailbox] A person could be seriously injured when he opens the mailbox and a flood of Valentines comes pouring out. [jumping away] Stand back! Stand back! [sitting against mailbox empty handed] And even if you only recieved one Valentine, you could get a bad paper cut when you opened it.
"There must be millions of people all around the world who never get any love letters. I could be their leader."
Because whenever I look forward to anything, it ends up sucking. The buildup inevitably leads to a letdown. It's safer to lowball my way through life.