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Quotes About Truth Of Life

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Joseph Campbell
“I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money [not for purpose or passion]- has turned himself into a slave.”
Joseph Campbell

Vashti Quiroz-Vega
“Don’t turn your face away.
Once you’ve seen, you can no longer act like you don’t know.
Open your eyes to the truth. It’s all around you.
Don’t deny what the eyes to your soul have revealed to you.

Now that you know, you cannot feign ignorance.
Now that you’re aware of the problem, you cannot pretend you don’t care.
To be concerned is to be human.
To act is to care.”
Vashti Quiroz-Vega

J.R. Ward
“The essential truth of life, he was coming to realize, wasn't romantic an took only two words to label: Shit. Happens.”
J.R. Ward, Lover Mine

Keisha Keenleyside
“fight for what you believe in,
for if you don't you will be forever fighting against yourself.”
Keisha Keenleyside

Albert Pike
“We must pass through the darkness, to reach the light.”
Albert Pike

Georges Duhamel
“sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”
Georges Duhamel

Sherrilyn Kenyon
“When someone is drowning and you try to save them, they're more likely to drown you before you pull them out.”
Sherrilyn Kenyon, Styxx

Carrie Vaughn
“All you know is what you think you know, but that isn't always what's real.”
Carrie Vaughn, Kitty's Big Trouble

Megan Wilson
“In the long run - everyone is different, but we are all human. Everyone deserves love no matter what they look like, everyone needs faith in their life, hope in their heart, and love to give for otherwise life will be terrible. Everyone makes mistakes, NO ONE is perfect (yes that means YOU reading this and it means ME as well). I believe we all need to be more accepting, less judgmental, more loving, less bitter, and more willing to look past the flaws at the person inside.”
Megan Wilson

Anne Frank
“Misfortunes never come singly.”
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

“Behind closed doors, we're all the fat uncool kid.”
Su-Mari Diedericks

Joseph Campbell
“What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else.”
Joseph Campbell

John Grisham
“life is too short to despise people who simply can't help what they've done.”
John Grisham, The Rainmaker

Stephen King
“For a woman a man will do many things that he'd turn his back on in an instant when alone; things he'd back away from, nine times out of ten, even when drunk adn with a bunch of his friends egging him on.”
Stephen King, The Colorado Kid

John Steinbeck
“Lee’s hand shook as he filled the delicate cups. He drank his down in one gulp. “Don’t you see?” he cried. “The American Standard translation orders men to triumph over sin, and you can call sin ignorance. The King James translation makes a promise in ‘Thou shalt,’ meaning that men will surely triumph over sin. But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it is also true that ‘Thou mayest not.’ Don’t you see?”
John Steinbeck

Jack Kerouac
“In a sense, I'm mad (and withdrawn from life) while they're sane, human, normal - but in another sense, I speak from the depths of a vision of truth when I say that this continual jockeying for position is the enemy of life in itself. It may be life, 'life is like that,' it may be human and true, but it's also the death-part of life, and our purpose after all is to live and be true. We'll see.”
Jack Kerouac, Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954

Lauren Oliver
“I think of Lindsay in the bathroom of Rosalita’s, and wonder how many people are clutching secrets like little fists, like rocks sitting in the pits of their stomachs. All of them, maybe.”
Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

Agona Apell
“It is not courage that makes us speak the truth, but it is a hunger for truth that makes us courageous”
Agona Apell, The Success Genome Unravelled: Turning Men from Rot to Rock

Suzanne Palmieri
“You're a girl on fire. And it seems to me, you been dousing those flames for years. Let yourself burn a little.”
Suzanne Palmieri, The Witch of Belladonna Bay: A Novel

Suzanne Palmieri
“You'll be just fine," he said. "Listen to your heart and mind together, that's the trick. Not one or the other, both.”
Suzanne Palmieri, The Witch of Belladonna Bay: A Novel

Suzanne Palmieri
“[P]eople think that in order for something to be frightening, it has to be dark, musty, and full of cobwebs and secrets. That's a lie of epic proportion. The scariest, most unexplainable things happen in the bright light of day. And just when you least expect.”
Suzanne Palmieri, The Witch of Belladonna Bay: A Novel

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“La verite pour l'homme, c'est ce qui fait de lui un homme.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Terre des Hommes

Lovely Goyal
“Let people busy saying so, you keep busy doing so:)”
Lovely Goyal, I Love the Way You Love Me

Tahereh Mafi
“Is it possible to love someone and then stop loving them? I don't think I even know what love is”
Tahereh Mafi

“When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and the joy of living, If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself.”
Tecumseh

Raheel Farooq
“If proof were the standard of truth, fallacies would constitute the ultimate reality.”
Raheel Farooq

George Orwell
“Ce știm noi despre orișice, pe altă cale decât cu ajutorul minții noastre? Totul se petrece, de fapt, în mintea noastră. Ceea ce se petrece în toate mințile în același timp - acela este adevărul.”
George Orwell, 1984

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