10 Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think
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10 Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think

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10 Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think
Brooke Metcalf

Do you ever just sit around on the Internet and look at inspirational quotes that will help you feel better? I do, and I'll admit it. Sometimes I find a good Bible verse and setting it as my lock screen, so when I open my phone, I will read it. Here's some quotes that I know will help you in some way.

"I know who I am, I know what I believe, and that's all that matters." -Will Smith

To me, that's all that matters. I have made my mistakes, and I'm sure I'll make plenty more throughout my life. I learned from them, but even though I changed, I'm still me. I've been through obstacles, but that doesn't mean I'm weak. I'm strong because I got through it.

"Anyone can change your life, if you let them." -The Intouchables

This can be a good thing and a bad thing. Let people change your life for the better version of you. Don't let them turn you into someone you're not. Wise up when it comes to who you hang around.

"People change, feelings change. It doesn't mean that the love once shared wasn't true or real. It simply means that sometimes when people grow, they grow apart." -(500) Days of Summer

This quote has a special meaning behind it. If you are reading this and you have struggled to understand why things turned out the way they did, whether it's a boy/girlfriend, family member, etc., this is for you.

People do change. It's part of life. It's the meaning of life. Life changes every day. It's okay for people's feelings to change. It shows that there is someone else out there for you. Look at the quote above to try and understand that it's okay.


"Even the smallest person can change the course of the future." -The Lord of the Rings

From my point of view, I never imagined writing a book, never. I never thought I would be writing articles for MSU Odyssey, but I am and it's changed my life. This quote has a lot of being to it because there are several people out there in the world that feel inferior to others. Morgan Williams, for example, is nicknamed Itty Bitty. She changed the whole outcome of that game. Anybody, big or small, can do whatever they want to do, as long as they put their mind to it.

"The problem is not the problem; the problem is your attitude about the problem." -Captain Jack Sparrow

This is true because when a problem comes up, you have to have a positive attitude. You have to prove that nothing can weaken your faith. God is testing your faith when you are put into a situation. Pass the test.

"Going in one more round when you don't think you can- that's what makes all the difference in your life." -Rocky Balboa

When you feel like giving up, don't! People will see you as a "quitter". But when you go the extra round, people will notice your hard work and dedication. Stand out! Be different!

"That's the problem with putting others first. You've taught them that you come second." -Unknown

I can relate to this on a personal level. I can be selfish, we all can, but I'm the kind of person that would put someone else's needs before my own. I'm not going to tell you to always put yourself first, but make sure when you put someone first, they know you are smart enough to not be used.

"You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to talk warmly about them, they should have behaved better." -Anne Lamott

I can relate to this one on a personal level as well. I don't talk badly about people for several reasons. Yes, I have said mean things before about someone else, but unlike some people, I will admit it. One reason that I've stopped talking poorly about others is that it's a small town and people like to turn words around. Another reason is that it makes people think differently of someone else. I shouldn't have to worry about anyone texting me saying anything rude because if only they knew the true story, they would understand why I react to certain things the way I do.

"Don't expect life to get easier, but be prepared to get stronger." -Karon Waddell

Life is a tough journey, but it's full of beautiful moments. Life will take you for a spin, and you have to be prepared for it. You just have to have faith and believe that you are strong enough to get through it.

"Some people come into your life just to teach you how to let go." -Anonymous

It's true. People come and go all the time. You just have to let go because one day, someone will come and stay. That's when you'll be thankful that those people left in the first place.

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