Gems

What is this page?

Just a random collection of quotes, highlights, couplets etc that I like.

Movies

Dr. Banks: If you knew your life from start to finish, would you change something?

Dr. Ian Donnelly: I would probably say what I am thinking more often.

— From the movie “Arrival”

The Internet

From Reddit

You don’t need someone to save you, but it doesn’t hurt to hold someones hand while you save yourself.

With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil. But for good people to do evil - that takes religion.”

Don’t ever let the boy inside of the man die. If the boy dies there will be nothing left.

You don’t cry because you’re weak, you cry because you’ve been strong for too long

Grief is like a ball in a box. When you first experience it, the grief is so big and life-changing that it’s touching every single side all the time. As you live your life with grief, the box gets bigger but the ball stays the same. It becomes less likely that the grief will touch the edges. When it does, the grief still hurts as much as it always has, but it doesn’t come to you as often.

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.