Category Archives: Quotes

An Optimist?

Was reading through an article on Lifehack and came across this quote which I wanted to share..

“We are all blessed with the present for a reason: to take advantage of the moment we are currently living, letting go of the bad things we were told in the past.”

If everything was supposed to turn out the way they tell us then what’s the point of this life? You have head and a heart to make your own reality, making your choices and owning the life that you want. Live!

Another wonderful line in there which really hits the note is:

“You have no control over the day you were born or the day that you die, but you do have control over what you do in between those days”

No point worrying about things which are eventually going to happen – all you can do is decide what to before the inevitable happens and have no regrets when that comes (I know the second part is easier said than done, but I am trying to practice that; let’s see how it goes).

Optimism is worth a shot, isn’t it? Others might say Murphy’s law often holds true, but maybe that’s why they sometimes call us “Hopeless Optimists”. After all, we are all a little hopeless in our own ways.

Pain is your own reality

“People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that’s bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous. How can they deal with love if they’re afraid to feel? Pain is meant to wake us up. People try to hide their pain. But they’re wrong. Pain is something to carry, like a radio. You feel your strength in the experience of pain. It’s all in how you carry it. That’s what matters. Pain is a feeling. Your feelings are a part of you. Your own reality. If you feel ashamed of them, and hide them, you’re letting society destroy your reality. You should stand up for your right to feel your pain.”

Jim Morrison