20 More quotes to get you through you twenties

How to be an explorer of the world, by Keri Smith

Back by popular demand! Nah, I’m messing. However, the last article like this one (which you can read here) went down really well so I thought that I would bring you a second edition.

Now, Regular readers will know that I carry a little notebook around with me so that every time I come across a quote that I love, I can jot it down and then read them all back whenever I may be in need of a little pick me up. I also then share some them with you lovely people. Enjoy!

“Your mission is to be so busy loving your life that you have no time for hate, regret or fear.” – Karen Salmansohn

“If you don’t have a plan, you can end up doing some interesting things.” – Karl Pilkington

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” – Isaac Asimov

“Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down.” – Ray Bradbury

“It’s better to be at the bottom of a ladder that you want to climb than half way up one that you don’t” – Unknown

“You’re a different human being to everybody you meet.” – Chuck Palahniuk

“Write to write. Write because you need to write. Write to settle the rage within you. Write with an internal purpose. Write about something or someone that means so much to you, that you don’t care what others think.” – Nick Miller

“Just because you took longer than others doesn’t mean you failed.” – Unknown

“Close your eyes and imagine the best version of you possible. That’s who you really are, let go of any part of you that doesn’t believe it.” – C. Assaad

“Being afraid is not a good enough reason to say no.”- Viggo Mortensen

“Is this what you’ve been waiting for your entire life? It’s a question worth asking.” – The Minimalists

“We’re too concerned about taking photos to look good for social media, instead of taking photos to create memories.” – Megan Jean May

“I’d rather go naked than wear the coat the world has made for me.” – Dorothy Allison

“If you don’t build your dreams, someone will hire you to help build theirs.” – Unknown

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

“Sometimes you just have to remember that there are good people in the world.” – Jim Jefferies

“Just do your work. And if the world needs your work it will come and get you. And if it doesn’t, do your work anyway. You can have fantasies about having control over the world, but I know I can barely control my kitchen sink. That is the grace I am given. Because when one can control things, one is limited to one’s own vision.” – Kiki Smith

“Inhale confidence. Exhale doubt.” – Unknown

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.” – Steve jobs

“I had reached a point in my own journey where measuring against other people’s expectations or judgements wasn’t of interest to me anymore.” – Zachary Quinto

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