Quotes

Below are some of my favorite quotes pulled from podcasts and the like. Hope you enjoy!

PEGGY: Luanne, honey, tell me, what is it like to live without shame of any kind? Is it a good feeling?

LUANNE: Yeah, it is.

Peggy Hill & Luanne Platter. “Square Peg.” King of the Hill, Fox Broadcasting Media, 17 January 1997.

“We all complete. Maybe none of us really understand what we’ve lived through, or feel we’ve had enough time.”

Ishiguro, Kazuo. (2005). Never Let Me Go. London: Faber and Faber Limited.

“It’s difficult to understand the sum of a person’s life… Some people would tell you it’s measured by the ones left behind, some believe it can be measured in faith, some say by love, other folks say life has no meaning at all… Me, I believe you measure yourself by the people who measure themselves by you…”

Carter Chambers. The Bucket List. Dir. Rob Reiner. Warner Bros, 2008. Film.

“I do not associate with people that blame the world for their problems; ‘cause you’re your problem, and you’re also your solution.”

Megan. Bridesmaids. Dir. Paul Feig. Universal Pictures, 2011. Film

“Between the sinners and the saints

It takes and it takes and it takes

And we keep living anyway

We rise and we fall and we break

And we make our mistakes”

“Wait For It”. Hamilton: An America Musical. Performed by Leslie Odom Jr. Lin-Manuel Miranda. Atlantic Records, 2015.

“I can’t be my friends therapist. Like I love to help, but now you’re exhau- it’s exhausting. You are a vampire. You love to live in this loop, this circle, this sunken place of ‘What do I do?’ and be a victim. It’s just like; put it on a magnet and fucking remind yourself. You know what I mean? It’s just like I-I had to really break up with people or at least put them on peripheral circle of: You know, I feel like we’re having the same conversation every time we talk. You know what to do. You are doing the same thing with a different person and it’s still somehow their fault. So it’s just like; accountability…But I’m just like, I-I can’t…be mad for you all the time. You know? I can’t have your vitamin.”

Michelle Buteau, guest. “Life Un-couragement (with Michelle Buteau).” Unhappy Hour with Matt Bellassai, Pineapple Street Media, 21 May 2019.

“The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb.”

I couldn’t find the source for my life.