Top 13 Reasons Why Quotes to Raise Awareness About Mental Health

13 Reasons Why is the story of Hannah Baker, a young girl who slowly begins drowning in the pain caused by bullying and betrayal, and tragically decides to take her own life, leaving a collection of tapes behind.

Although at first sight it might seem like the whole plot is focused on the tragic event, the story is also filled with positive messages and tries to increase awareness about the devastating impact of not taking action.

As an executive producer, Selena Gomez is a driving force behind the series, and she called it a “passion project.” It is based on the #1 New York Times and international bestseller Thirteen Reasons Why young adult novel written byJay Asher. In 2017, the book was adapted into a screenplay and became a successful Netflix original series.

The show has drawn controversy and criticism for its graphic depictions of issues such as suicide and rape. But with its descriptions of real issues that affect teens, 13 Reasons Why aims tochallenge teenagers — and even adults — to think carefully about every decision, the way they treat others as well as how they process their own feelings.

Here’s our selection of 13 Reasons Why quotes to keep the conversation going.

Sometimes things just happen to you. They just happen. You can’t help it. But it’s what you do next that counts. Not what happens, but what you decide to do about it.— Hannah

You can’t go back to how things were. How you thought they were. All you really have is…now.— Hannah

You don’t know what goes on in anyone’s life but your own.— Hannah

But sometimes there’s nothing left to do but move on.— Mr. Porter

It’s hard to be disappointed when what you expected turns out to be true.— Hannah

 I cost a girl her life because I was afraid to love her.— Clay Jensen

When you try rescuing someone and discover they can’t be reached, why would you ever throw that back in their face?— Hannah

Normally when a person has a stellar image, another person’s waiting in the wings to tear them apart. They’re waiting for that one fatal flaw to expose itself.— Hannah

It may seem like a small role now, but it matters. In the end, everything matters.— Hannah

When you hold people up for ridicule, you have to take responsibility when other people act on it.— Hannah

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20 Confidence Quotes to Help you Believe in Yourself

If we should define self-confidence in a few words, we can refer to it as the ability to trust oneself and one’s capabilities of reaching a goal. It means feeling good about who you are despite external circumstances.

While some people seem to naturally have it, many of us only dream of becoming confident one day. However, confidence is tricky. A lack of it affects our emotional and mental well-being – it might transform us into pessimists, we’ll have trouble dealing with failure, we’ll experience social anxiety and automatically be more stressed.

On the other hand, there seems to be a fine line between confidence and arrogance, as many of us confuse the two. Arrogance is actually false confidence and it’s usually destructive. There’s nothing wrong with trusting your capabilities; it’s one of the ingredients for success. The problem is creating the impression of being confident – this will only lead to a negative response.

Confidence can be developed and reading a good set of quotes can teach you in an instant something that others have learned in a lifetime.

Here are 20 confidence quotes to remind you how incredible you can be.

What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail? – Eleanor Roosevelt

Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it. — Bruce Lee

It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures. — Oprah Winfrey

If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. –Vincent Van Gogh

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball

With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world. – Dalai Lama

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. — Golda Meir

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will. – Venus Williams

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25 Umberto Eco Quotes to Inspire You to Write Your Own Story

Umberto Eco (5 January 1932 – 19 February 2016) was one of the finest novelists of the 20th century, as well as a renowned university professor, philosopher, semanticist, and literary critic.

The Name of the Rose (Il nome della rosa) is the masterpiece that brought him worldwide fame. The story was brought to screens in 1986, starring Sean Connery. I remember my grandmother giving me this book, and how different and complex it felt compared to everything else that I had read as a child. Umberto Eco’s blend of mystery, medieval ways, religion and semiotics blew my mind. Foucault’s Pendulum and The Prague Cemetery must also be mentioned here, as the last one took its sweet time at the top of the bestseller charts in Italy back in 2010.

Eco was passionate about reading ever since he was a kid; he used to devour everything from classic novels to comics. In his apartment in Milan he had a library of 30,000 books, with another of 20,000 in his vacation home.

Eco became one of academia’s foremost thinkers; he inspired and delighted people with his brilliant way of writing. Here are 25 Umberto Eco quotes to help you write your own story.

To survive, you must tell stories.

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.

I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.

People are never so completely and enthusiastically evil as when they act out of religious conviction.

Because learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do.

Absence is to love as wind is to fire: it extinguishes the little flame, it fans the big.

Love is wiser than wisdom.

Daytime sleep is like the sin of the flesh; the more you have the more you want, and yet you feel unhappy, sated and unsated at the same time.

What is life if not the shadow of a fleeting dream?

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100 Pieces Of Life Advice Everyone Should Know (No Matter Your Age)

If you read one thing this week, let it be this.

Some teachers just teach their subject and hope it sticks with students for more than the school year, but others try to give some good life advice that students could use forever.

Someone posted a list that is making the rounds on the Internet — 100 pieces of life advice from an economics teacher to his graduating high school class.


This is definitely a time where these young kids are about to embark and make some big moves on their own. So, what did the teacher have to say with these 100 life quotes?

The number one thing he put on the list is very metaphorical, but true and hopeful: “There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs are just one of them.”

There is no better time to learn this than senior year of high school. Maybe you were banking on just one school, but if you didn’t get in, there are other ways to become successful.


The teacher had many other wise words for the seniors:


1. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs is not one of them.

2. Never cancel dinner plans by text message.

3. Don’t know it till you try it.

4. If a street performer makes you stop walking, you owe him a buck.

5. Always use “we” when referring to your home team.

6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it.

7. Don’t underestimate free throws in a game of HORSE.

8. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.

9. Don’t dumb yourself down.

10. You only get one chance to notice a new haircut.

11. If you’re staying more than one night, unpack.

12. Never park in front of a bar.

13. Expect the seat in front of you to recline. Prepare accordingly.

14. Keep a picture of your first fish, first car and first girl/boyfriend.

15. Hold your heroes to a high standard.

16. A suntan is earned, not bought.

17. Never lie to your doctor.

18. All guns are loaded.

19. Don’t mention sunburns. Believe me, they know.

20. The best way to show thanks is to wear it. Even if it’s only once.

21. Take a vacation of your cell phone, internet and TV once a year.

22. Don’t fill up on bread, no matter how good.

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15 John Locke Quotes to Help you Think Without Prejudice

John Locke was an English philosopher and physician, widely known as the founder of empiricism and the “Father of Liberalism.”

Locke’s philosophy inspired both the European Enlightenment and the Constitution of the United States. His political philosophy was grounded in the importance of toleration between individuals and in the notion of the social contract, concerning the legitimacy of the authority of the state over the individual.

Locke’s theories inspired later philosophers such as Voltaire, Jean Jacques Rousseau, David Hume and Immanuel Kant. By defining the self through a continuity of consciousness, Locke suggested that all of our ideas and knowledge are determined only by experience (empiricism) and that individuals are born without built-in mental content.

As a physician, Locke had become a fellow of the Royal Society and along with Thomas Sydenham, conducted important research based on careful observation and firm evidence.

Here are 15 John Locke quotes to help you think without prejudice and become a more tolerant person.

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

We are like chameleons. We take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.

The great question which, in all ages, has disturbed mankind, and brought on them the greatest part of their mischiefs … has been, not whether be power in the world, nor whence it came, but who should have it.

To prejudge other men’s notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.

Few men think, yet all will have opinions. Hence men’s opinions are superficial and confused.

The only defense against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.

There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.

Now, I appeal to the consciences of those who persecute, wound, torture, and kill other men on the excuse of ‘religion’, whether they do this in a spirit of friendship and kindness.

Our business here is not to know all things, but those which concern our conduct.

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

To love truth for truth’s sake is the principal part of human perfection

15 Marvel Quotes to Help you Find the Superhero Within

Marvel Comics was founded by Martin Goodman in 1939, and was first known under the name Timely Publications. And ever since then, Marvel hasn’t stopped entertaining us.

The Marvel universe introduced us to thousands of heroes and villains over the time, making it impossible not to get fond of at least one character. And the best part of it is that you can read the comics or watch the movies as an adult, since Marvel developed a reputation for focusing on complex characterization and relatable issues.

Every story revolves around a lesson in life, intends to explain the psychology behind certain behaviors, and mostly makes you think about the choices you would make if you had superpowers. So, how would you use them? Would you become the hero or the bad guy?

Grab your cape, because here are 15 Marvel quotes that might just give you superpowers.

The strength of this country isn’t in buildings of brick and steel. It’s in the hearts of those who have sworn to fight for its freedom!

– Captain America

If there is nothing but what we make in this world, brothers, let us make it good!

– Beta Ray Bill

When you decide not to be afraid, you can find friends in super unexpected places.

– Ms. Marvel

The door is more than it appears. It separates who you are from who you can be. You do not have to walk through it… You can run.

– Franklin Richards

Violence doesn’t discriminate. It comes as cold and bracing as a winter breeze and it leaves you with a chill you can’t shake off.

– Daredevil

Intelligence is a privilege, and it needs to be used for the greater good of people.

– Dr. Octopus

Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn’t mean they can’t be saved. – Professor Charles Xavier

If you cage the beast, the beast will get angry.

– Wolverine

No man can win every battle, but no man should fall without a struggle.

– Peter Parker

Faith is my sword. Truth is my shield. Knowledge my armor.

– Stephen Strange

The world is changing. Soon there will only be the conquered and the conquerors. You are a good man, with a good heart. And it’s hard for a good man to be a king.

— King T’Chaka

The world is full of evil and lies and pain and

25 Inspiring Quotes & Life Lessons To Bring With You Into The New Year

New year, new you.

The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to reflect on our lives and the experiences that we went through — and learn from them. Although some may not be positive, all types of experiences should be seen as lessons because they help us learn and grow as humans.

Finding the time and willingness to look back at what the past year brought with it, whether we have regrets or would like to remember forever, can be difficult. Many of us would rather leave things in the past and move forward. However, if we do not embrace and learn from our mistakes, we will end up making them again and again.


Quotes are a great way to help you navigate you along your journey down memory lane. These inspirational quotes will help give you the courage to look back on both the good and bad times and understand the life lessons you faced over the last 12 months.

This new beginning is a great opportunity for you to adventure outward and make your life what you want it to be, regardless of the past. Whether it be learning a new skill or quitting your steady job to pursue your passion, going after your dreams can be a daunting task. Reviewing everything you went through in 2018, both positive and negative, can be a great way to ensure you start the year off right.

In order to do so, you need to be able to accept the times that you were wrong and learn from them. It’s not always easy to admit to ourselves that we were wrong, but those who succeed in life are those who are able to accept their mistakes.


The new year should be seen as a way of continuous growth from the year before and not just a fresh start. Those who seek fresh new starts often times do not want to confront with their past. They tend to be in a continuous cycle that never ends that is filled with those same types of mistakes.

Taking this time to do this may seem pointless or time-consuming at first, but you will see how magical and powerful this experience will be. You’ll want to make this a tradition you do every new year.


1. Take time to understand others.

“Maturity is when a person hurts you and you try to

30 Incredibly Motivating Quotes To Get You Pumped Up For The New Year — And The New You!

Get excited!

Can you believe that 2018 is already coming to a close? Where did the time go? Every year it seems like you blink and before you know it the year is over.

You think about all the plans you made going into the new year and measure your level of success by whether or not you were actually able to accomplish them. For some of us, yes, we were able to accomplish quite a bit. For others, it  can feel like we fell a little short. Either way it is OK.

This is because we have multiple opportunities to try again until we get it right. Though you don’t necessarily need a new year to make a change, there is something about a new year that screams fresh start. It is a chance to redefine who you are while continuing to chase your dreams. You have 365 whole days to be the best version of yourself that you possibly can be. The possibilities are endless!

If for some reason you aren’t pumped about this new year yet, here are some motivational quotes to get you in the right head space to conquer the new year.


1. This is your chance at a fresh start.

“This is the beginning of anything you want.” — Unknown


2. Make the most of it.

“365 new days, 365 new chances.” — Unknown


3. Out with the old, in with the new.

“I release all the things from the past year that has caused any negative attachment. I prepare and welcome new changes, new lessons and new adventures. I welcome new opportunities to grow emotionally, mentally and spiritually.”— Unknown


4. Only you can tell your story the right way.

“Today is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” — Unknown


5. Your past has better prepared you for this moment.

“Dear past, thanks for all the lessons. Dear future, I am ready.” — Unknown


6. Make it meaningful.

“Make this year a year of finding, of fulfillment, of joy, peace, and purpose.” — Unknown


7. What are you waiting for?

“A year from now you will wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb


8. The possibilities are endless.

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” — Rainer Maria Rilke


9. It’s never too late to make a change.

22 George Orwell Quotes to Make You Stop and Think

George Orwell was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. He was a man of strong opinions who wrote on some major topics related to the political views and movements of his times.

His best known novels are Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Unfortunately, he didn’t get to enjoy the success of the last one, as he passed away one year after the book was published. Both novels have been turned into films and have enjoyed incredible popularity.

Orwell’s work had a great impact on popular and political culture. Many of his neologisms entered the language together with the term Orwellian, which describes a situation, idea, or societal condition identified as being destructive to the welfare of a free and open society.

The New York Times ranked Orwell second on a list of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945” and in 2016, a statue of him was installed in front of the BBC in London.

Orwell had a high moral sense and respect for justice.

Here are 22 George Orwell quotes to make you stop and think:

In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.

Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

In the face of pain there are no heroes.

Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.

Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.

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Top 15 Osho Quotes on Self-Love and Compassion

Osho Rajneesh was an Indian cult leader, spiritual teacher and creator of dynamic meditation.

Osho was a controversial persona. While traveling throughout India to give public speeches and spread his unconventional and controversial ideas about spirituality, he earned millions of followers, but also thousands of people who discredited him.

Rajneesh stated that nothing should be taken too seriously, so his teachings were not delivered in the classic academic way, but in a relaxed and humorous setting. Of course, every unconventional method attracts criticism from the most conservative audiences, even if it works. Yet, he believed in his way of passing on knowledge, and never changed it.

Osho gained popularity by being a confident and gifted speaker, who wasn’t afraid to express his own opinions even on topics considered taboo at the time.

Here are 15 Osho quotes to help you see yourself as the kind and loving person you already are.

You feel good, you feel bad, and these feelings are bubbling from your own unconsciousness, from your own past. Nobody is responsible except you. Nobody can make you angry, and nobody can make you happy.

Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.

Many people have come and left, and it has been always good because they emptied some space for better people.

The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.

Find ecstasy within yourself. It is not out there. It is in your innermost flowering. The one you are looking for is you.

A little foolishness, enough to enjoy life, and a little wisdom to avoid the errors, that will do.

The truth is that existence wants your life to become a festival because when you are unhappy, you also throw unhappiness all around.

You need power only to do something harmful. Otherwise love is enough, compassion is enough.

Be — don’t try to become.

I give a fuck if you’re a damn Jew, or a Serbo-Kroat, an American or the devil knows what! – What are your human qualities, if I may ask?

Commit as many mistakes as possible, remembering only one thing: don’t commit the same mistake again. And you will be growing.

If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because