Shane Koyczan Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 68 Shane Koyczan Quotes

#1. My experiences with violence in schools still echo throughout my life but standing to face the problem has helped me in immeasurable ways, - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#2. The tiniest dream that you make happen is worth more than the biggest dream that you never attempt. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#3. It's not about putting forth the questions, it's about accepting the answers we ask for. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#4. Getting over it/ just means getting around it/ and sometimes/ you gotta go through it/ leave it torn and blasted apart - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#5. Everything she meant to say was
you've given a worth and happiness to my life
that I had no right to believe could ever exist - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#6. That's what we were told - stand up for yourself. But that's hard to do if you don't know who you are. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#7. There's 6.5 billion people curled up like fists protesting death, but every breath we take has to be given back; a nine year old boy taught me that. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#8. I think everybody gets bullied in their own way. Even athletes probably get it from their parents. To a degree everybody gets bullied. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#9. Try. The tiniest dream that you try to make happen, is worth more than the biggest dream you never attempt. - Author: Shane L. Koyczan
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#10. She tells me about dreams. She says my dreams are helium and balloons, and I've made the mistake of letting go a few to many times, but I still got this one. Tied around my finger like a wedding ring because even though I don't believe in marriages, I'm gonna bring this one home. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#11. We somehow must become what we are not, sacrificing what we are, to inherit the masquerade of what we will be. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#12. We don't always get the answers we want, sometimes a simple look can haunt us enough to know some ghosts need their rest. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#13. How can you hold your ground when everyone around you is trying to bury you beneath it? - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#14. When something's painful, you just avoid it. Why bother dredging up the past if it's nothing but bad stuff? - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#15. I make a good living doing what I do. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#16. I accept any challenge, so challenge me - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#17. Maybe the best we can hope for is that those we leave behind find comfort in knowing, that we're born out of love, and not science. That biology explains the how, but love explains the why - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#18. Sometimes becoming drug free has less to do with addiction and more to do with sanity. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#19. We're all shipwrecked on this idea that everything has to be explained. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#20. For me, growing up and going to school and not seeing any anti-bullying posters and not hearing people talk about bullying was very desolate. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#21. If you can't see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#22. The truth is there's not enough miracles to go around, kid. And there's too many people petitioning God for the winning lotto ticket. And for every answered prayer, there's a cricket with arthritis. And the only reason we can't find answers is because the search party didn't invite us. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#23. I've been told that people in the army do more by 7:00 am than I do in an entire day But if I wake at 6:59 am and turn to you to trace the outline of your lips with mine I will have done enough and killed no one in the process. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#24. He tried to kill himself in grade ten, when a kid who still had his mom and dad had the audacity to tell him 'Get over it'. As if depression is something that can be remedied by any of the contents in a first aid-kit. - Author: Shane L. Koyczan
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#25. Effort is the siamese twin of success - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#26. We are graduating members from the class of we made it, not the faded echoes of voices crying out names will never hurt me. Of course they did. But our lives will ever always continue to be a balancing act that has less to do with pain and more to do with beauty. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#27. Bullying, to me, starts very small around the kindergarten age where the first thing we learn is to call each other names. Something so small can be so long lasting in someone's life. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#28. This is my voice. There are many like it, but this one is mine. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#29. I accept that today may be imperfect ... I accept that I may be as well. What I don't accept is that imperfection should be the crutch I use to excuse myself from participating in joy. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#30. Opera is the original marriage of words and music, and there's a theatre element, a dramatic element. It's right up my alley. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#31. I hid my heart under my bed because my mother said if you're not careful someday somebody's going to break it. Take it from me, under the bed is not a good hiding spot. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#32. If you think for one second no one knows what you've been going through; be accepting of the fact that you are wrong, that the long drawn and heavy breaths of despair have at times been felt by everyone - that pain is part of the human condition and that alone makes you a legion. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#33. To discover the thing you're brilliant at you first have to endure realizing all the things you're average at. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#34. Don't let your luggage define your travels, each life unravels differently. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#35. When I was a kid, I used to think pork chops and karate chops were the same thing. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#36. Don't tell me that [broken heartstrings] hurt less than a broken bone, that an ingrown life is something surgeons can cut away, that there's no way for it to metastasize - it does. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#37. I do my best impression of a pen
and when every problem looks like a page
I commit ink to paper - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#38. You see, the deaf have an intimacy with silence. It's there in their dreams. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#39. For me, poetry was ... the fastest way to express what I was feeling, what I was going through. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#40. We grew up learning to cheer on the underdog because we see ourselves in them. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#41. A question like "do you love me?" was an itch our doctors told us not to scratch. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#42. So if anyone ever tells you:
You're not good enough!
You're not smart enough!
Give up your foolish dream!
If anyone ever tells you to quit,
You got to make them wear a diaper on their mouth
Because, man, they're just talking shit. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#43. My heart is a protest that I let rally against my ribs. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#44. Scrape the grey sky clean, realize that every dark cloud is a smokescreen meant to blind us from the truth - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#45. I guess initially I was amazed that somebody would see something within my work that they could really relate to, but the more it's happened, the more people have come forward, I've really realized that we're all kind of going through the same thing at the same time. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#46. I will love myself despite the ease with which I lean toward the opposite. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#47. I remember how my grandmother tried to explain our world to me she told me a story she said the ground and the sky love each other but they don't have arms so rain is how they hold one another. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#48. I was never meant to be this thing... - Author: Shane L. Koyczan
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#49. You better dust off your etiquette, better sit like you did back at whatever grade that made it clear to you that your teachers are not your parents, and that any mess you made remains your responsibility. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#50. I smile because there are tiny dreams that play hopscotch at the corners of my mouth, and every time I breathe they float and every time I laugh they fly kites. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#51. Scrape the grey sky clean. Realize every grey cloud is a smoke screen to blind us from the truth, and the truth is whether we see them or not the sun and moon are still there, and always there is light. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#52. I will not stop. I will not slow down. I will not pull over to ask for directions. I will build the road that takes me where I want to be and I will drive, drive, drive. I will drive until the vehicle around me breaks down, falls apart and tumbles into useless debris ... and then I will walk. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#53. When I was a kid, I was fascinated by space
And I learnt that time slows near a black hole.
Inside a black hole, time stops altogether.
Whether or not this theory will ever be proved,
I'm moved to believe this would be the perfect place to love someone. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#54. Having seen TED from a distance, I always thought if ever there was a place for someone like me, the outcasts, people who maintained who they are despite being told what they were, it was TED. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#55. I've been shot down so many times I get altitude sickness just from standing up for myself. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#56. Don't tell me you're not beautiful. You're the kind of beautiful the blind would see if we could figure out some way to give them three seconds of sight. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#57. Look directly into every mirror. Realize our reflection is the first sentence to a story, and our story starts: We were here. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#58. Look at an avalanche, and see that we are at our most powerful when we let go. Look at a flower, and see that we are at our most beautiful when we open up. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#59. I don't want to turn any of this into poetry / but / you're so beautiful / flowers turn their heads to smell you - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#60. If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces.
[Blueprint for a Breakthrough (2013)] - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#61. So men and women were born into workers
Because ideas like
Right and wrong
Get outweighed by need
Anytime you've got mouths to feed. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#62. Please, sit in my sky and let me polish your shine. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#63. We used to stay inside for recess
because outside was worse - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#64. We come from the mentality, that rarely sees the horror in symmetry or the beauty in non-conformity - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#65. I got bullied a lot when I was a kid, and because of that I thought for the most part that I didn't really have a childhood - I had to grow up so quick and there was no real enjoyment in that for me. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#66. I have loved this life. I smile because I have tiny dreams that play hopscotch at the corners of my mouth. And every time I breathe they float, every time I laugh, they fly kites. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#67. But we are more than genteel or civilized/ we are an idea in the process of being realized. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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#68. I sit before flowers
hoping they will train me in the art
of opening up
I stand on mountain tops believing
that avalanches will teach me to let go
I know
nothing
but I am here to learn. - Author: Shane Koyczan
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