Hi everyone! I promise I’m still alive. My brain has just been super fried lately and I feel like I’m trudging through my current book pile. Hopefully, I’ll be giving you my review of the second book in The Dark Tower series and the first book in A Song of Fire and Ice. I’ve also fallen down a rabbit hole of e-books. I was introduced to an amazing site called BookBub and I highly recommend it as you can get really cheap deals on e-books. You can also customize your search preferences too. Now, to get to the main point of this post. My birthday is at the end of the month (June 28th) and I am turning 23. It’s not a huge milestone age by any means, but I have made some milestones in my life. Recently, I got accepted into grad school. I’ll be getting my Masters in Literature. Since June is going to be a rather busy month for me, I decided I would go ahead and share my quotes early. I am obsessed with quotes and have done posts like this in the past so I apologize for any repeats but I hope you find something here that might inspire you like it inspired me.

“You are so brave and quiet. I forget you are suffering.” – Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“It’s not the waking. It’s the rising.” – Hozier, “Nina Cried Power”

“We are unusual and tragic and alive.” – Dave Eggers, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

“But then it passed, as all things do.” – Khaled Hosseini, And The Mountains Echoed

“There’s nothing lonelier and more empowering than treating your own wounds.” – unknown

“May the space between where I am and where I want to be inspire me.” – unknown

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent Van Gogh

“The courage it took to get out of be each morning to face the same things over and over was enormous.” – Charles Bukowski

“You who judge me, for me you are nothing.” – Sappho

“I was never insane, except upon the occasions my heart was touched.” – Edgar Allan Poe

“Never have I been a calm blue sea. I have always been a storm.” – unknown

“Today is going to be a good day and here’s why: because today at least you’re you and that’s enough.” – Dear Evan Hansen

“You will burn and you will burn out. You will be healed and come back again.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

“I have learned time and time again that human beings cannot be saved, or fixed, or grown by others – they can only be loved. So love them, and love them well.” – Bianca Sparacino

“Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” – William Shakespeare, “Twelfth Night”

“Laugh hard, run fast, and be kind.” – The Twelfth Doctor

“I hope you’ll make mistakes. If you’re making mistakes, it means you are out there doing something.” – Neil Gaiman

“Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.” – George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

“You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” – J.K. Rowling

“I feel I could eat the world raw.” – Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

“The world is not in books and maps; it’s out there.” – J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

“Like the stars chase the sun over the glowing hill, I will conquer.” – Florence Welch, “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”

“You deserve the love you keep trying to give the world.” – unknown

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