People Explain Which Quotations Absolutely Changed Their Lives
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Great writing changes lives.

Great snippets can stay with us forever.

And beyond the grave.

So many people put great quotes on tombstones.

Redditor downtownshiba wanted to discuss the words of wisdom that have left a forever mark. They asked:

"What quote changed your life?"
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People Share The Quotes That Have Stuck With Them Their Entire Life
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"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."- Franklin D. Roosevelt.

"The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary."- Gloria Steinem

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once and awhile, you might miss it."- Ferris Bueller.

There are some quotes which remain with us for our entire lives.

Be they from pioneers who forever changed the course of history, to fictional, mischievous film characters, sometimes we will hear something which will forever remain ingrained in our brains.

Redditor TreyAreaaa was curious to learn which quotes their fellow Reddit users always have running through their minds, leading them to ask:

"What’s a quote you’ve heard that’s stuck with you to this day?"
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There's no doubt that John Steinbeck was a hell of a writer. It didn't hit me so much when I first read Of Mice and Men–to be fair, I was a bit young for that one–but it felt more apparent when I read The Grapes of Wrath some time after that. And it really struck home for me when I picked up East of Eden and devoured it in a matter of days.

“And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good," he writes at one point. It's a pretty popular quote these days–I mean, I'm quoting it right now, aren't I?–but it's a pretty hard-hitting thing to read when you realize that you're living up to impossible standards.

People shared their favorite quotes with us after Redditor krito-OP asked the online community,

"What's your favorite quote?"
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People Divulge The Most Useful Lies We All Tell Ourselves
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Sometimes lies are all we have.

And that's ok. It takes a lot to keep going in life and to keep a smile on in this day and age is nearly impossible.

So little fib here, a tiny non-truth there... if it helps you through the day, use it.

As long as nobody is hurt and you're not in an extreme state of denial... lie away!

Redditor hidude100 wanted to discuss the fibs that keep getting us through the day. They asked:

"What's the most useful lie we tell ourselves?"
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People Share The Quotes That Permanently Changed Their Outlook
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Sometimes, we all could use a little push--even if that comes from the notes of wise person who died years ago.

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