The Quote Symposium
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  • “ Tell me all your secrets, I’ll pour you wine
    And if it gets late enough, I’ll tell you mine. ”

    —    Joe Purdy

    “ So, what if, instead of thinking about solving your whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow. ”

    —    Attachments, Rainbow Rowell

    “ I am a part of all that I have met. ”

    —     Alfred Tennyson, excerpt from “Ulysses”

    “ Life is about doing things that don’t suck with people who don’t suck. ”

    —    John Green

    “ I no longer have the energy for meaningless friendships, forced interactions or unnecessary conversations. If we don’t vibrate on the same frequency there’s just no reason for us to waste our time. I’d rather have no one and wait for substance than to not feel someone and fake the funk. ”

    —    Joquesse Eugenia

    “ Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it. ”

    —    C. JoyBell C

    “ Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure. ”

    —    J.K. Rowling

    “ Sometimes you meet someone, and it’s so clear that the two of you, on some level belong together. As lovers, or as friends, or as family, or as something entirely different. You just work, whether you understand one another or you’re in love or you’re partners in crime. You meet these people throughout your life, out of nowhere, under the strangest circumstances, and they help you feel alive. I don’t know if that makes me believe in coincidence, or fate, or sheer blind luck, but it definitely makes me believe in something. ”


    “ There are two people you’ll meet in your life. One will run a finger down the index of who you are and jump straight to the parts of you that peak their interest. The other will take his or her time reading through every one of your chapters and maybe fold corners of you that inspired them most. You will meet these two people; it is a given. It is the third that you’ll never see coming. That one person who not only finishes your sentences, but keeps the book. ”


    “ Seeing someone read a book you love is seeing a book recommend a person. ”


    “ Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. ”


    Tim Ferriss

    Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power