Daisy Whitney Quotes

Standing up for what’s right is a huge burden to bear. It’s normal to have some doubt.

Sometimes instinct can be wrong. But sometimes it can be right too. And sometimes you just have to take it on faith.

Some decisions are hard, some are easy, but either way it’s our choices that matter. Who we chose to align with. What we choose to give in to. What we choose to resist. And most of all, who we choose to be. Because it is always our choice.

Love and Other Theories challenged my assumptions, dared me to think differently and burrowed into my heart. A heart-achingly beautiful story about whether it is better to protect your heart or to take the biggest risk of all.

As you see, context is everything and nothing at the same time. Words stand alone and with each other.

My mom was there to answer the unanswerable, to make sense of the fault in our life – and we got through that somehow; we came out on the other side. Now I’m 0 for 2 and I don’t get any more pitches to swing at.

We are what we love. We are the things, the people, the ideas we spend our days with. They center us, they drive us, they define us to our very core.
Without them, we are empty.

Sometimes, when we are sad, we have to do the opposite of sad. Sometimes we have to sing.

I don’t need to be any place else, because the music takes me to the only place I want to be right now. To the place where I am and have always been wholly me, the only church I’ve ever belonged to, the only place I’ve ever prayed.

To come to peace with the moving on. It is a gift, in a way. We spend so much of our time fighting death, as we should. But sometimes the greatest gift we can give ourselves, and in turn the ones we love, is to know when to let go. To know when it is timeā€”and to be at peace with that.

I am no longer the left behind. I am the living. And I want everything this life has to offer. I stop for a second and look around at all the shops and stores and stalls. At all the people, going about their days, at all the moments they’re living. This is what I want. I want to live every moment. I want to feel everything.

Trains are all the ways you miss each other-wrong train, wrong tracks, wrong time.