words to live by

A list of some of my favorite quotations


Life shrinks and expands in proportion to one’s courage -Anais Nin

Choose courage over comfort -Brene Brown


And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane. By those who could not hear the music. – Nietzsche

Live to the point of tears. -Camus

What you seek is seeking you. -Rumi

In between right doing and wrong doing, there is a field, I will meet you there. -Rumi

It ain’t no good, you shouldn’t let other people get your kicks for you. -Bob Dylan

I’m flawed if I’m not free. -Jenny Lewis

Into the caverns of tomorrow with just our flashlights and our love, we must plunge, we must plunge, we must plunge. -Conor Oberst


We accept the love we think we deserve. – Stephen Chbosky

You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free. -Thich Nhat Hanh



There is nothing the road cannot heal. -Conor Oberst

You belong among the wildflowers, you belong in a boat out a sea.

Twenty years from now you will be more disapointed by the things you didn’t do than the things you did. -Mark Twain

Stuff your eyes with wonder.Live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. – Ray Bradbury

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. -Helen Keller


Take these chances. -Dave Mathews

“Come to the edge.” he said

“We can’t. we’re afraid.”

“Come to edge.” he said

and they came.

and he pushed them.

and they flew.

-Guillame Apollionaire