Tuesday Badinage: August 4, 2015


By: Gabriela Yareliz

I hope your week is off to an amazing start. I also hope that this will serve as some inspiration and food for thought. Quotes curated for an interesting week.


“She’s a keeper, too bad you didn’t keep her.”

“Will you love me in December as you do in May?”
Jack Kerouac


“We can spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are … Or we can decide for ourselves.” Chuck Palahniuk


“Be more concerned about your character than your reputation … because your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think of you.” John Wooden


“My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.”
Warsan Shire

“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being excited about what could go right.”


“Joy will spoil those who have not suffered but will humble those who have known pain.”
Donald Miller


“Some people aren’t loyal to you. They’re loyal to their need of you then, once their need changes, so does their loyalty.”

“Genuine people don’t come around too often. If you find someone real enough to stay true, keep them close.”


“Just because the past didn’t turn out like you’d wanted, doesn’t mean the future can’t be better than you think.” Unknown


“When you are a threat you are always a target.” Unknown
“Worry gives a small thing a big shadow.”
Swedish proverb


“You aspire to great things? Begin with little ones.”
Saint Augustine


“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh


“You have no business trying to find out where God is leading—the only thing God will explain to you is Himself.”
Oswald Chambers // My Utmost For His Highest

“The fight is for your faith. Hold on tight.”
Christine Caine


“Let go of your complaints. Forgive those who loved you poorly. Step over your feelings of being rejected and have the courage to trust that you won’t fall into an abyss of nothingness, but into the safe embrace of a God whose love will heal all your wounds.”
Henri Nouwen


“What is normal? Normal is only ordinary; mediocre. Life belongs to the rare, exceptional individual who dares to be different.” V.C. Andrews

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Published by Gabriela Yareliz

Gabriela is a writer, editor and attorney. She loves the art of storytelling, and she is based in NYC.

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