Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Quotes from books - Yes Please

I decided to start blogging the passages I highlight while reading. May not be anything significant, may just touch me in some way. I may choose to explain why I highlighted it, or I may not.

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Decide what your currency is early. Let go of what you will never have. People who do this are happier and sexier.
Tell the story [of your birth] every year on your birthday until you know it by heart. (My husband loves for his mother to call him on his birthday and tell him the story.)
'Guilt is an intersection.' Getting out of it means making a choice and moving forward.
'Divorce is always good news because no good marriage has ever ended in divorce.' (Phil Collins may disagree.)
Gone are the days (hopefully) when you take everything personally and internalize everyone's behavior.
(Regarding rock concerts) Now I just want to sit down and have someone perform my five favorite songs while I eat a light dinner and receive a simultaneous pedicure.

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