The Art of Getting By


“Since the dawn of recorded history, something like 110 billion human beings have been born into this world.  And not a single one of them made it.  There are 6.8 billion people on the planet.  Roughly 60 million of them die every year. 60 million people.  That comes out to about 160,000 per day.  I read this quote once when I was a kid, “We live alone, we die alone.  Everything else is just an illusion. ”  It used to keep me up at night.  We all die alone.  So, why am I supposed to spend my life working, sweating, struggling? For an illusion?  Because no amount of friends, no girl, no assignments about conjugating the pluperfect or determining the square root of the hypotenuse is gonna help me avoid my fate.  I have better things to do with my time.”

“I need to tell you something. You were right, in…

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The Art of Getting By (Memorable Quotes)

Let there be art

Since we’re all too scared to say the things worth saying, we just wait for some fictional characters to say it for us.
It’s safer that way, of course. But it’s never less agonizing. Never.


“Use that brain of yours to express that beautiful heart of yours. So figure out what you want to say and say it.”


“You just gotta do it or else it will never happen.”


“I’m so sorry I lost you. I broke my promise.”


“You gotta do something here. You might lose her.”


“I actually felt something. That doesn’t always happen, it hasn’t happened in a very long time… and I have lived long enough to know that when it does, you should act on it.”


“Things change, sometimes so quickly you don’t even notice it.”


“I’m in love with you. I always have been. I thought you were the unfair one, but it was unfair of me…

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