Recently, Redditor u/BoroMoo asked other Reddit users, “What’s a quote that has just ‘stuck with you’?” Here are some of their beautiful answers:


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#2 “It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life.” —Star Trek: The Next Generation, David Kemper
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#3 “Don’t set yourself on fire just to keep others warm.”
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#4 “Comparison is the thief of joy.” —Theodore Roosevelt
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#5 “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you want.” —Dan Stanford
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#6 “How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us.” —Mr. Rogers
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#7 “If you don’t know what you want, you end up with a lot you don’t.” —Chuck Palahniuk

#8 “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” —John Lennon
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#9 “We accept the love we think we deserve.” —The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
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#10 “There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.” —Mark Twain
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#11 “How do you unclench a tightly clenched fist? Do you apply just as much force? No, you just relax. That’s how you let things go.”
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#12 “It is not our abilities that show who we truly are, it is our choices.” —Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
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#13 “Be the person you needed when you were younger.” —Ayesha Siddiqi
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#14 “Follow your heart, but take your brain with you.” —Alfred Adler
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#15 “The world breaks everyone, and after, many are strong at the broken places.” —Ernest Hemingway
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#16 “I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.” —Mark Twain
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#18 “We can’t fix a problem if we don’t first acknowledge it.”
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#19 “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” —Winston Churchill
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#20 “I can’t abandon the person I used to be, so I carry her.”
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#21 “The days are long, but the years are short.” —Gretchen Rubin
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