Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.— Wendy Mass
The most inspiring Wendy Mass quotes to get the best of your day
The trick is that as long as you know who you are and what makes you happy, it doesn't matter how others see you.
comparing what you see during an eclipse to the darkness at night is like comparing an ocean to a teardrop.
The sidelines may be safer but life is played on the field
I am not plain, or average or - God forbid - vanilla.
I am peanut butter rocky road with multicolored sprinkles, hot fudge and a cherry on top.
If nothing ever changed, there would be no such things as butterflies.
When people see you're happy doing what you're doing, it sort of takes the power away from them to tease you about it.
Life is short, have dessert first.
They say the eyes are the window to the soul.
I'm going to be so normal that when people look up normal in the dictionary, my name will be there.
If everyone waited to do something good until they had purely unselfish motivations, no good would ever get done in the world. The point is to do it anyway.
(T)he world is broken up into pieces, and.
..it's up to everyone to help put it all back together. It's about recognizing the spark of life in everyone and everything, and gluing those shards back together.
Some choices are forever....Just because people aren't in our lives anymore, doesn't mean they stop thinking about us and vice versa.
And when he [the author of the universe] had compounded the whole, he divided it up into as many souls as there are stars, and allotted each soul to a star. And mounting them on their stars, as if on chariots, he showed them the nature of the universe and told them the laws of their destiny. - "Timaeus" by Plato 427-347 B.C.
I bet if you go through the rest of your life telling yourself, "I'm sparkling," you'll have a whole different energy and experience.
and as streams of light fan out behind the darkened sun like the wings of a butterfly, i realize that i never saw true beauty until now.
Whereever you end up;" Jack whispered into my ear."I wish you clear skies. Always
Life gives meaning to life. The answer to the meaning of life is hidden right there inside the question.
...I believe that once you find something you love, something that works, why keep looking for more? People always think there is something better around the corner. I decided a long time ago I'd stop wasting my time looking for something better and enjoy what I had.
I blame my dad for my sweet tooth. His motto was 'Life is short; eat dessert first.' How can I argue with that?
I'm sorry for the randomness of what I wrote, Mr.
Oswald. There's been a lot to absorb.' Without looking up, he says, 'Never apologize for writing your truth, Mr. Fink. There are no right or wrong answers.
You never know, life is short but it’s wide
I had been in the ditch for 2 and a half min. I wondered if my friends missed me.
I blend in the backgroud. when I arive for lunch my friends are surprised i'm not already there.
I've learned that if you wait long enough, you might get a second chance at something you gave up on. And sometimes you'll be the one to give the second chance to someone else.
So we stand there, part of a crowd a thousand people strong, beaming up at the sky with wonder. I knew with a sudden certainty that wherever I am in the future - up in my treehouse, alone in the school cafeteria, or trying to figure out what my teachers are talking about, a part of me will always be right here, right now, wish that giant eye in the sky shining down on me, telling me it's going to be alright.
Nothing nice you ever do for anyone is for no reason.
My sweat smells like peanut-butter.
I'm going to tell you a secret. Our lives are shaped by the future, not by the past. Once you decide how you want your life to be, all you need to do is live into that future.
The people on the train with me don't know it, but in my head I'm dancing.
The thing about leaving something behind for the last time is that you rarely realize you're doing it.
We are here because over billions of years, countless variables fell into place, any of which could have taken another path. We are essentially a beautiful fluke, as are the millions of other species with which we share this planet. Our cells are composed of atoms and dust particles from distant galaxies, and from the billions of living organisms that inhabited this planet before us.
When I was your age I knew nothing about the world or my place in it.
I figured I'd be someone's wife, then someone's mother. It never occurred to me to be someone myself.
A wise man once remarked that we can count how many seeds are in the apple, but not how many apples are in the seed.
Just as I suspected, my room does look different, post-eclipse.
It looks smalled, like it can't contain me anymore. After all, I've got a whole new world to see.
I've learned that almost anyone will help if you ask for it.
So softly Lizzy has to lean over to hear me, I say, 'I can't face the world until I know why I'm here.' You're kidding me.' I shake my head vehemently. 'No. I need to figure out my purpose. Until I do, what's the use of getting up?
Do you ever think if people heard our conversations they'd lock us up?" All the time.
Why do you like books so much?” he asked.
Miles answered without taking his face away from the window. “You never know what you’ll learn when you open one. And if it’s a story, you sort of fall into it. Then you live there for a while, instead of, you know, living here.
My eyes are bright, my hair has come loose from its ribbon, and Stella's scarf is waving around my neck. But that's not what I see when I look at the picture. I see three unlikely friends holding hands. And Ryan, Kenny, and Melanie are standing behind us, rapt. And in the sky above us, I see a miracle.
Its a very good book and i wish i read it first than anyone else!!!!
It's a date," Leo repeats, and we shake on it.
Leo's mother sticks her head in the door. "You guys are too young to be dating!" "Mom!"Leo cries,turning bright red.
Whoa!" she says as I plow into her. " What are you DOING? Get off me!" I hang on tight. "Can't a girl just hug her big sister?" She stops fighting me. "Are you dying? Am I dying? Did Grandma die? I laugh. "No one died." "Then get off!
My arms flew up of thier own accord knoking my bag down.
I grabbed hold of the desk to keep myself from falling down.
Maybe some things aren't meant to be known. maybe there just meant to be accepted.
You take the flotsam," I tell her, "I'll take the jetsam.
" You always get the jetsam,"she says pretending to pout. "Do you ever think if poeple heard our conversations they'd lock us up?" All the time.
It's not an old book, or a treasure map. Nope. Staring up at me was a pile of rocks.
if they make me watch that movie one more time, I will fall down on my knees and beg for mercy
After all, they'd be busy for a while, they were Candymakers now, and they had a whole lotta candy to make.