15 People Share the Quotes That Have Stuck with Them Throughout Their Lives

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Sometimes in life, someone drops some words of wisdom that stick with you FOREVER. It could come from a family member, a poem, or even a complete stranger on a park bench.

But when you know, you know.

AskReddit users share the quotes that will stick with them throughout their whole lives.

1. Now I’m sad

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”

Winnie-the-Pooh (AA Milne). “

2. That’s a good one

“Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.” – JFK “

3. Just do it

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, 2nd best time is now” Its really helped me work around being lazy and procrastinating, I cant really explain why though.”


“Comparison is the thief of joy.”

5. Sadly, this is true

“It costs a lot to be poor”

6. Live by it

“Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?”

7. Don’t forget your brain

“Follow your heart, but take your brain with you.”

8. Make it work the best way you can

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

9. Be honest about it

“We can’t fix a problem if we don’t first acknowledge it.”

10. I like this one

“Perfection and power are overrated.”

~ Uncle Iroh. Bless his soul “

11. Don’t listen to the haters

“Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.”

12. Don’t even think about it

“Confidence is not about thinking they will like me. Confidence is about walking into a room not caring if they don’t.”

13. That’s depressing

“At some point in your childhood, you and your friends went outside to play together for the last time and nobody knew it.”

14. Worth it

“If you loan someone $20 and you never see them again, it was probably worth it.”

15. At least wait until you’re older

“There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.”