Now, I know quotes don’t change the world but they do remind you that you’re not alone. They can give you hope. So here’s 10 quotes that mean a lot to me, I hope they can bring you some hope, reassurance and courage:
‘ Hope isn’t strong. It never has been.
It bleeds. It breaks. It fumbles. It flounders. It droops. It drops.
But hope, it doesn’t die.
And that is enough to overthrow kingdoms. ‘
‘ The unknown is feared the most
Some dread it so much it makes their edges rough.
But there is beauty in not knowing
To dive into yourself and discover the part you have yet to meet
Is an adventure worth living ‘
– The Road Between, Courtney Peppernell
‘Your feelings are valid and real. Do not let anybody denounce them just because they do not feel the same way. These feelings do not make you weak, or clingy, or overemotional. They make you strong, brave and beautiful. You are not merely made of stardust; you are the comet streaking through the sky on the way to do good and bright things’
– Pillow Thoughts, Courtney Peppernell
You do not just wake up and become the butterfly
Growth is a process
– The Sun and Her Flowers, Rupi Kaur
‘ the world
so much pain
and here you are
making gold out of it
there is nothing purer than that ‘
– Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur
‘I believe you’
‘You did nothing wrong’
‘This was not your fault’
Three sentences that can turn a victim into a survivor.
Three sentences that are not used nearly enough.
– Wild Embers, Nikita Gill
‘Asking for help isn’t giving up,’ said the horse.
‘It’s refusing to give up.’
– The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, Charlie Mackesy
‘ They only succeed
in stealing your voice
if you give them
by silencing yourself ‘
– Your Soul is a River, Nikita Gill
‘ In the depths of
I finally learned
that within me
– Albert Camus
‘ I took a
the old brag
of my heart
I am I am I am ‘
– Sylvia Plath
Oh and, a firm favourite…
‘ In a world
can do anything
be kind ‘
– Love E x