For whatever reason, I’ve always been intrigued by quotes. Perhaps my interest in them stems from my English background and my love for language, but either way, I’ve always had an appreciation for them and the messages they can convey.
With that, I wanted to do a little bit of research and unearth some of the best quotes that apply to this year so far. These quotes weren’t necessarily coined in 2020, but their relevance to this year is worth nothing. This information comes from Inc.com.
“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”
— Dalai Lama
“Life has a much bigger plan for you. Happiness is part of that plan. Health is part of that plan. Stability is part of that plan. Constant struggle is not.”
— Kris Carr
“Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will.”
— Venus Williams
“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
— Theodore Roosevelt
“Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, be strong and keep reminding your self that everything happens for a reason.”
— John Mayer
“Rarely are opportunities presented to you in a perfect way. In a nice little box with a yellow bow on top. ‘Here, open it, it’s perfect. You’ll love it.’ Opportunities — the good ones — are messy, confusing and hard to recognize. They’re risky. They challenge you.”
— Susan Wojcicki
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.”
— Vincent Van Gogh
“Fail fast. Fail often… The most talented people in the world have bad ideas. That’s a good thing to learn.”
— Rashida Jones