September 8, 2016

28 Desperate Housewives Quotes That Will Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Life

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“It’s so important to say these things when you can because when it’s over, it’s over.”
– Roy


“It isn’t easy giving up power admitting that we might need help from friends and neighbors, deciding that a loved one might know what’s best for us, giving up our better judgment for a slightly darker agenda, but for some the hardest kind of power to give up is the power to control their own desires.”
– Mary Alice


“Keeping secrets is a lonely business. That’s why we all search for someone to confide in: an ally who will understand, an advisor who we can trust, a friend who will never judge.”
– Mary Alice


“In life we all make plans, but sometimes they don’t turn out the way we expected. By trying to help out, we may damage a relationship. By attempting to reach out, we may push someone further away. By digging into the past, we may enrich our present.”
– Mary Alice


“When we see an opportunity in life, we have to take it. Whether it’s the hope of winning back the love of our life, a shot at proving our worth, or the chance to show a child the right path, but sometimes when we answer the call we have no idea what opportunity awaits us.”
– Mary Alice


“As much as death takes from us, it also gives. It teaches us what is truly important, like giving back after a lifetime of taking, going after something we should have never let go of, or looking on to what made us who we are.”
– Mary Alice


“Yes, love can bring out the best in us… the confidence to move on, the courage to tell the truth, the strength to keep hoping, but sometimes what surprises us the most isn’t what love brings out but who it brings back.”
– Mary Alice


“Good friends are the ones who tell us the truth about ourselves… even when the truth might be something we’re reluctant to admit – that we still have a great deal to learn, that we sometimes need to ask for help, that we maybe overlooking a golden opportunity. Yes, hearing the truth can often set us on a different path, but we never know where that path might take us or who might be watching.”
– Mary Alice


“There comes a time when we must expose our weaknesses. When our secrets can no longer remain private, when our solitude can no longer be denied, when our pain can no longer be ignored, but sometimes we feel so alone that a weaknesses we thought we’d overcome suddenly becomes too long to fight.”
– Mary Alice


“Yes, we may think we’re all destined to play certain roles, but sometimes those roles can unexpectedly change: a nervous student may discover a hidden confidence; a long time wife may confront a harsh reality; a busy mother may find her attention needed elsewhere; and a woman who wanted to do a little bit of good may be finding herself playing a much bigger role than she intended.”
– Mary Alice


“Yes, we often learn our most important lessons outside the classroom. The painful truth about the state of a relationship, the ugly cost of challenging authority, the sad fact that life’s colors aren’t always rosy, then are those who refuse to accept these important lessons. They simply wait to teach a lesson of their own.”
– Mary Alice


“Sometimes it’s the little things that make us feel secure, like an old friend at bedtime, money saved for a rainy day, or matching coffee mugs. But, there are times when these small comforts are up against big challenges.”
– Mary Alice


“A sense of security, it’s something we all search for whether it’s knowing you’re desired, taking control of our fears, or finding strength to do the right thing. But, the danger of a sense of security is that it may prove to be false.”
– Mary Alice


“No matter who we are, we all experience moments of dread. When we ask ourselves: Will anyone believe I’m innocent? Will my daughter be a child of divorce? Will this man break my heart? Are there things that go bump in the night? And sometimes, the answer is yes.”
– Mary Alice


“No matter how secure we are, we all experience moments of dread. It may be just before we open our credit card bill or hand over a note to our teacher or step on the scale after a week away from the gym. Yes, we all experience moments of dread. And sometimes, we have no one to blame but ourselves.”
– Mary Alice


“There comes a moment when our lives change forever. The moment we admit our weaknesses, the moment we rise to a challenge, the moment we accept a sacrifice, or let a loved one go. And sometimes the change in our lives is an answer to our prayers.”
– Mary Alice


“Our lives are brief. That’s why it’s important to search for meaning. We find it in our daughter’s smile, in the warmth of our friends, or the comfort of our faith. Then, there are those who make their lives meaningful by making a great sacrifice.”
– Mary Alice


“Humiliation – it’s not always something we can avoid.”
– Mary Alice


“From the moment we wake up in the morning ’til our head hits the pillow at night, our lives are filled with questions. Most are easily answered and soon forgotten. But some questions are much harder to ask because we are so afraid of the answer. Will I be around to watch my children grow up? Am I making a mistake by marrying this man? Could he ever truly love me? And what happens when we ask ourself the hard question and get the answer we’ve been hoping for? Well, that’s when happiness begins.”
– Mary Alice


“After I died, I began to surrender the parts of myself that were no longer necessary. My desires, beliefs, ambitions, doubts, every trace of my humanity was discarded. I discovered when moving through eternity, it helps to travel lightly. In fact, I held onto only one thing. My memory.”
– Mary Alice


“People by their very nature are always on the lookout for intruders. Trying to prevent those on the outside from getting in. But there will always be those who force their way into our lives, just as there will be those we invite in, but the most troubling of all, will be the ones who stand on the outside looking in. The ones we never truly get to know.”
– Mary Alice


“We know dangerous men walk among us. What we can’t be sure of is who they are or where they hide. So the most we can offer any stranger is reasonable doubt. But once the doubt is gone, people are anything but reasonable.”
– Mary Alice


“You can be happy, Paul, you just have to identify what’s negative in your life and then get rid of it.”
– Beth


“The only thing worse than going through the motions, is not bothering to go through the motions.”
– Lynnette Scavo


“Yes, sooner or later we must grow up. No one knows this better than the young.”
– Mary Alice


“We all take the gift of life for granted, if only we could slow things down because before you knew it, the gift is gone.”
– Mary Alice


“Yes, it can happen so quickly. Life as we know it can change in a blink of an eye. Unlikely friendships can blossom, important careers can be tossed aside, a long lost hope can be rekindled. Still, we should be grateful for whatever changes life throws at us. Because all too soon, the day will come when there are no changes left.”
-Mary Alice


“There is a reason people can’t wait for Christmas, and it has little to do with family reunions, or curling up with a cup of eggnog, or that unexpected kiss beneath a mistletoe, or receiving a present from that special someone, no, people look forward to Christmas, because they know it’s a time for miracles”
– Mary Alice TC mark

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