As a writer, I’ve always been a fan of words. So, for the past couple of years, I’ve taken to writing down quotes that I like in my daily planner. Some of them are from famous people, some are from people who wish they were famous, others are from family and friends, and still others are from writers and singers and characters who feel like friends.
When thinking about an end-of-the-year blog post, I wanted to do something that would capture the silliness, sassiness and complete randomness of the past 12 months, and I figured what better way to do it than by posting my year in quotes.
Some of them aren’t exactly ground breaking. Most are not eloquent. But each was exactly perfect for the moment, and I hope, all together, they make for a nice read.
P.S. - If you happen to find one of yours in the list, I would like to say thank you for helping to make this year one of the great ones.
“Nothing makes for a killer Friday like a productive Monday.”
“Trying to control your emotions like that is like emotional dieting. Sooner or later you’re going to have a binge.”
“I don’t want to live in space. I hope I’m not alive when people start moving there.”
“There is no sin worse in life than being boring…I did it because it was fun.”
“Everything is within stumbling distance.”
-Mason A. (On the city of Santa Monica)
“Your conscience will accept everything you say to it. Why not tell it how beautiful, smart and in control you are?”
“What if you’re making me all that I was meant to be?”
“What can I say, I like to date cute guys. It makes me feel good about myself.”
“Even its harshest critics would choose to stay.”
-unknown (on the United States of America)
“I guess I’m not the girl I used to be.”
“The funnest part of camping is strapping stuff to your backpack.”
“How can you not be in a good mood when you’re hair looks that good?!”
“Sometimes you have to do things you don’t want to, to earn the freedom to do whatever you want.”
“In New York, you’re always looking for a job, a boyfriend or an apartment. So why, when you have two out of three, do you feel like nothing?”
“Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s the result of something…hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.”