There’s nothing more relatable than the realization of being lost in our younger years–from education, career, relationships, self growth, etc. Here are 20 quotes to inspire, challenge, and encourage every twenty-something/millennial– we’re all in this confusing life together!
“Your 20’s are your ‘selfish’ years. It’s a decade to immerse yourself in every single thing possible. Be selfish with your time, and all the aspects of you. Tinker with shit, travel, explore, love a lot, love a little, and never touch the ground.” ― Kyoko Escamilla
“Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.”― Steven Pressfield
“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” ― Maya Angelou
“Nothing will ruin your 20s more than thinking you should have everything together already.” ― Unknown
“Because what else are we going to do? Say no? Say no to an opportunity that may be slightly out of our comfort zone? Quiet our voice because we are worried it is not perfect? I believe great people do things before they are ready.” ― Amy Poehler
“Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” ― John Maxwell
“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” ― Oscar Wilde
“Suddenly you’re 21 and you’re screaming along in the car to all the songs you listened to when you were sad in middle school and everything is different but everything is good.” ― Unknown
“If you don’t make time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a LOT of time dealing with a life you DON’T want.”― Kevin Ngo
“I look back on my 20s. It’s supposed to be the prime of your life, the most vital, the most beautiful. But you’re making your critical decisions and sometimes your most critical mistakes.” ― Ann Brashares
“The hours between 12 AM and 6 AM have a funny habit of making you feel like you’re either on top of the world or under it.” ― Unknown
“You’ll be fine. You’re 25. Feeling [unsure] and lost is part of your path. Don’t avoid it. See what those feelings are showing you and use it. take a breath. You’ll be okay. Even if you don’t feel okay all the time.” ― Louis C.K.
“Work like there is someone 24 hours a day to take it all away from you.”― Mark Cuban
“Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” ― Lady Gaga
“Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt