19 Soul Soothing Quotes For Every Lost 20-Something Out There

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1. “Your twenties will be awkward. You’ll be too old for this, and too young for that. You’re going to make mistakes. Lots of them. Embrace every moment.” – Unknown

2. “People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

3. “Marriage can wait, education cannot.” – Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

4. “If you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise.” – Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey

5. “Better to get hurt but the truth than to be comforted with a lie.” – Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

6. “She was unstoppable. Not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them.” – Beau Taplin

7. “So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

8. “Your mother did not raise you with a wolf in your chest so you can howl over losing a man.” – Unknown

9. “If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad.” – Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

10. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” – Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

11. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” – Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

12. “I remember when I was younger and I wanted to be beautiful; now I’m older and I want to be intelligent. I want to burn hearts with brilliance and engulf souls with compassion. I want to be loved for my thoughts and nothing else.” – Unknown

13. “She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop pf free water. She belonged to no man and to no city.” – Roman Payne, “The Wanderess”

14. “She doesn’t belong to anyone and I think that’s the most divine thing about her. She’s found love within herself and she’s complete alone.” – Unknown

15. “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” – Anne Frank

16. “There is enough fire inside you to put all of hell to shame, but you are pretending to be water for someone who is too afraid to handle the dragons in your belly. Stop crushing the thing that makes you. Embrace the flames. Be whole again for yourself and no one else.” – Nikita Gill

17. “Some walks you have to take alone.” – Suzanne Collins

18. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

19. “For what it’s worth; it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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