It’s so cool to go through a life experience and emerge from it more stronger and wiser than you were before. Here are 25 quotes from people who explain the lessons they learned from an experience they went through.
“A piece of paper does not make a marriage” – A person who experienced divorce.
“Enjoy each day that God has given you. It’s another opportunity for you to live His potential for your life” – Someone who learned to be happy each day.
“Freedom without a purpose is dangerous” – A person who realized the power of purpose.
“For true romance to exist, one must accommodate for the possibility of rejection” – A person who realized the cost of love.
“Knowing your identity is critical. If you don’t know who you are, someone else will come and define you” – Someone who found their identity.
“You are a rainbow… not vanilla, but you’re trying to be vanilla because everyone says you must, and as a result, the rainbow is suffering…” – A friend advising a loved one on authenticity.
“Make sure that the world becomes a better place because you existed” – Someone who realized the importance of purpose.
“Sometimes, you won’t realize the importance of water until the well runs dry” – Someone who realized the intensity of regret.
“Don’t hate on me because I’m not afraid to go after my dreams while you’re busy chilling in your complacency” – Someone who got frustrated with jealous folk.
“Be your own kind of beautiful” – Someone who became content with themselves.
“Honestly, a bad bra can ruin a good outfit” – That’s my mirror talking!
“People who talk a lot are lifesavers for introverts. God bless them!” – Confessions of an introvert.
“What comes first; the chicken or the egg? Well, it depends on what you need. Do you need the chicken or the egg?” – Someone reflecting on making a choice.
“Am I the only 20-something year old who feels like the 20’s have so far been the most confusing time in life?”– That’s me reflecting on my 20s.
“So it turns out that even at my worst, I still operate at my optimum best” – Someone who learned to be kind to themselves.
“Your relationship will be as strong as the foundation you build” – Someone who experienced the impact of faulty foundations in relationships.
“Everything begins and ends, whether good or bad. Thank God for that!” – Someone who made it through great and tough times.
“An idle human is the most dangerous” – Someone who realized the dire consequences of idleness.
“I’m no longer a fan of the phrase “I’m hustling”. I sound like an educated beggar hoping for hand-me-downs” – Someone who decided to take a hold of their thoughts and words.
“I may not be perfect, but you should’ve waited… I was worth it”- Someone reflecting on an opportunity missed.
“Part of the reason that we hold onto things is that we don’t know what to fall back on once we let them go” – A person who experienced letting go of toxic relationships.
“As painful as it is to let you go, it is more painful to keep you in my life… So it’s goodbye” – A person who experienced the freedom of letting go of toxic relationships.
“You can’t move into a storm-battered house and make yourself comfortable” – Someone advising a friend on entering a rebound relationship.
“Let it be known that we would rather die on our feet than live on our knees” – Themistocles in ‘300’.
“It takes the glory of God to conceal a matter, and the honour of kings to search it out” – From the movie ‘One Night With The King’.
Enjoy life 🙂
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