welcome to quoty!
Quoty allows you to assign keywords (tags) to your quotes allowing you to easily reference them in the future when you need to find them. You are also able to search through everybody's tags to find other quotes that may interest you. Create an account and start saving your own quotes!
You swam in a river of chance and coincidence. You clung to the happiest accidents – the rest you let float by
Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away. The moments that used to define them—a mother’s approval, a father’s nod—are covered by moments of their own accomplishments. It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives
It is because the human spirit knows, deep down, that all lives intersect. That death doesn’t just take someone, it misses someone else, and in the small distance between being taken and being missed, lives are changed
It might have seemed ridiculous to anyone watching, this white-haired maintenance worker, all alone, making like an airplane. But the running boy is inside every man, no matter how old he gets
Had he known his death was imminent, he might have gone somewhere else. Instead, he did what we all do. He went about his dull routine as if all the days in the world were still to come
Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it
Stories are consoling, fiction is one of the consolation prizes for having lived in the world
You can either become hardened by all that happens to you or softened. Choose the second. Every time.
There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there’s only one way of being comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have a fairly good time.
If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done