30 Quotes To Get You Through The Election Aftermath
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30 Quotes To Get You Through The Election Aftermath

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." -- Martin Luther King Jr.

30 Quotes To Get You Through The Election Aftermath
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It's no secret that the past week has been more than a little intense for many of us. The unpredictability of Donald Trump's victory in this year's election brought emotions to record highs and lows. Nearly a week later, the effects of the election are still felt throughout the nation. For anyone who needs a little encouragement to deal with the weeks ahead of us, here's a list of some of my favorite quotes that get me through tough days.

1. "The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters." -- Audrey Hepburn

2. "Think about all the beauty still left around you and be happy." -- Anne Frank

3. "We don't develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult and challenging adversity." -- Barbara De Angelis

4. "I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life." -- Oprah Winfrey

5. "I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles." -- Audrey Hepburn

6. "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." -- Dr. Seuss

7. "Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadow will fall behind you." -- Walt Whitman

8. "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else." -- Judy Garland

9. "Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes with being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it." -- Kevyn Aucoin

10. "I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." -- Douglas Adams

11. "I've probably earned the right to screw up a few times. I don't want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about." -- Emma Watson

12. "Unless someone like YOU cares a whole awful lot, NOTHING is going to get better. It's NOT." -- Dr. Seuss

13. "The question isn't who's going to let me; it's who's going to stop me." -- Ayn Rand

14. "If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started by a mouse." -- Walt Disney

15. "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much." -- Oscar Wilde

16. "Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." -- Martin Luther King Jr.

17. "It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." -- J.K. Rowling (Albus Dumbledore)

18. "A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

19. "And will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)" -- Dr. Seuss

20. "Make the right decision even when nobody's looking, especially when nobody's looking, and you will always turn out okay." -- Oprah

21. "Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." -- Neil Gaiman (Coraline)

22. "A day without sunshine is like, you know, night." -- Steve Martin

23. "For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

24. "It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default." -- J.K. Rowling

25. "Normal is nothing more than a cycle on the washing machine." -- Whoopi Goldberg

26. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

27. "Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and above all, those who live without love." -- J.K. Rowling (Albus Dumbledore)

28. "If you truly pour your heart into what you believe in, even if it makes you vulnerable, amazing things can and will happen." -- Emma Watson.

29. "If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun." -- Katherine Hepburn

30. "Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them." -- Unknown

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