Inspirational quotes. You know, the sayings plastered on posters of shooting stars or, like, a kitten standing next to a lion, hanging up in classrooms across America.
Sure, there’s a time and a place for sayings such as these. Unfortunately, people misuse or overuse these phrases on a daily basis. This is why we can’t have nice things.
These are only some of the corniest inspirational quotes people continue to use that need to go.
“Keep calm and carry on.”
This is literally government propaganda from WWII. Super nice to keep hung up during that time, but like the war, this shitty slogan should have died in 1945. Also, how rude of the government to tell the little people to keep calm during wartime. CHILL GUYS, it was just a bomb. NBD.
“There’s no such thing as a stupid question.”
Yes there is. That very long list includes “Why was this quote included in this article?”
“Forgive them, even if they’re not sorry.”
Don’t do that. Hold that grudge in until you irrationally get angry at something completely unrelated. It’s all good.
“Good things come to those who wait.”
False. Good things come to people who work hard enough to achieve them. Lazy people never succeed, so get off your ass and stop waiting.
And now for a final thought, a REAL inspirational quote: