“You may be born into a family, but you walk into friendships. Some you’ll discover you should put behind you. Others are worth every risk.”
“Maybe it's better to have gotten it right and been happy for one day instead of living a lifetime of wrongs.”
“...stories can make someone immortal as long as someone else is willing to listen.”
“But no matter what choices we make - solo or together - our finish line remains the same … No matter how we choose to live, we both die at the end.”
“Entire lives aren't lessons, but there are lessons in lives.”
“I've spent years living safely to secure a longer life, and look where that's gotten me. I'm at the finish line but I never ran the race.”
“I cannot tell you how you will survive without me. I cannot tell you how to mourn me. I cannot convince you to not feel guilty if you forget the anniversary of my death, or if you realize days or weeks or months have gone by without thinking about me. I just want you to live.”
“People have their time stamps on how long you should know someone before earning the right to say it, but I wouldn't like to you no matter how little time we have. People waste time and wait for the right moment and we don't have that luxury. If we had our entire lives ahead of us I bet you'd get tired of me telling you how much I love you because I'm positive that's thepath we were heading on. But because we're about to die, I want to say it as many times as I want--I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you.”
“Sometimes the truth is a secret you're keeping from yourself because living a lie is easier.”
“There has to be more to life than just imagining a future for yourself. I can't just wish for the future; I have to take risks to create it.”
“Life isn't meant to be lived alone. Neither are End Days.”
“Yes, we live, or we're given the chance to, at least, but sometimes living is hard and complicated because of fear.”
“He didn't say that 'love is within' or 'love is all around you.' (...) love is a superpower we all have. But it's not always a superpower I'd be able to control, especially as I get older. Sometimes it'll go crazy and I shouldn't be scared if my power hits someone I'm not expecting it to.”
“I kiss the guy who brought me to life on the day we’re going to die.”
“I always wanted to stumble into someone like you.”
“Why can't we have a chance?" I ask Rufus.
"A chance at what?" He's looking around, taking pictures of the arena and the lines.
"A chance at another chance." I say.”
“It's mad twisted, but surviving showed me it's better to be alive wishing I was dead than dying wishing I could live forever.”
“Leaving means living before you die”
“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. —John A. Shedd”
“I want us to have history, something longer than the small window of time we're actually sharing...”
“I guess I could call this energy freedom. No one will be around to judge me tomorrow. No one will send messages to his friends about the lame kid who had no rhythm. And in this moment, how stupid it is to care hits me like a punch to the face.”
“you definitely don’t need the same blood to lose a part of yourself when someone dies.”
“Because I refused to live invincibly on all the days”
“Entire lives aren’t lessons, but there are lessons in lives.”
“I may not be able to cure cancer or end world hunger, but small kindnesses go a long way.”
“Have to admit it, I feel a little vindicated in how I’ve lived my life because people can be the worst.”
“the only way to find peace was to kill everyone who threatened it.”
“every vice might be forgiven in a man and in a son, though every virtue was expected from a woman, and especially from a daughter.”
“This is a small episode in an unending argument between those who know they are right and therefore claim the mandate of heaven, and those who suspect that the human race has nothing but the poor candle of reason by which to light its way.”
“Dad says that Elvis Presley lived in Memphis and was a musician (not that you would know that from the crap songs that Dad sings). Anyway, he was a musician and Masimo is a musician, ergo Memphis must be somewhere that musicians hang out.”
“Let each of us examine his thoughts; he will find them wholly concerned with the past or the future. We almost never think of the present, and if we do think of it, it is only to see what light is throws on our plans for the future. The present is never our end. The past and the present are our means, the future alone our end. Thus we never actually live, but hope to live, and since we are always planning how to be happy, it is inevitable that we should never be so.”
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