Bullet journal quotes part II

hello! Because part I has hit 4K notes in so little time!!, I decided to keep it coming for you guys with new themes, hope you enjoy them! ♡ 

If you don’t know, these are quotes to decorate/use in the bullet journal, and are super useful for those moments when you desperately want a quote to relate to something but can’t seem to find one. You can use them for a source of beauty, wisdom and inspiration. Part I featured: dedication/work/motivation, finances, love, positivity, health and some funny ones.


  • “Dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It’s hard work that makes things happen. It’s hard work that creates changes. So ditch the dream and be a doer.” - Shonda Rhimes
  • “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” - Michael John Bobak
  • “With self discipline most anything is possible.” - Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” - Jim Rohn
  • “Discipline is remembering what you want.” - David Campbell
  • “Just do it.” - Nike


  • “Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” - Finley Dunne/Cesar A. Cruz/ Banksy
  • “Every artist was first an amateur.” -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.” -  Vincent van Gogh
  • “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” - Pablo Picasso
  • “Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.” - Pablo Picasso
  • “Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.” - Karl Marx


  • “Education is the most powerful weapon wich you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela
  • “Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” - Martin Luther King
  • “Study without desire spoils the memory and it retains nothing that it takes in.” - Leonardo da Vinci
  • “The roots of education are bitter but the fruit is sweet.” - Aristotle
  • “Learning never exhausts the mind.” - Leonardo da Vinci
  • “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” - Albert Einstein
  • "Education is that which remains, if one has forgotten everything he learned in school.” - Albert Einstein
  • “Education is not preparation for life, it is life itself.” - John Dewey
  • “Education is the movement from darkness to light.” - Allan Bloom


  • “As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?” - Cassandra Clare in City of Ashes
  • Behind every successful women is a substantial amount of coffee.” - Stephanie Piro
  • “Life’s too short to drink crappy coffee and cry over boys who don’t care.” - Matty Healy
  • “A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don’t later fray.” - Marcia Carrington 
  • “It is inhumane to force people who have a genuine medical need for coffee to wait in line behind people who apparently view it as some kind of recreational activity.” - Dave Barry
  • “I don’t really like coffee but I don’t really like it when my head hits my desk when I fall asleep either.” - Brian Andreas
  • “Insert coffee to begin.” - Unknown
  • “Drink coffee and destroy.” - Unknown


  • “Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.” - George Carlin
  • For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” - Virginia Wolf
  • “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” - G. D. Anderson
  • “I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures.” - Jane Austen in Persuasion
  • “Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings.” - Cheris Kramarae

If you have any suggestions for new themes, feel free to drop them in my ask box! :)


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Today was amazing for a million reasons.

I’m in Pasadena, CA - a few months ago I was contacted by the Advisory Council of Women at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to be their annual guest speaker for women’s history month. That was a huge deal for me, and it marks the launch of a three month long period of traveling around the States to talk about my work with The Brain Scoop and The Field Museum. It’s humbling, and incredible.

I got to sit in a seat in the room where engineers landed the Curiosity Rover on Mars; I saw the test model and stood in the grounds that they used to simulate that Martian surface; I suited up, endured an air bath, and visited the High Bay to witness firsthand how these teams come together to build spacecraft (in this case a machine for the Soil Moisture Active Passion mission); I met a hero of mind, Bobak Ferdowsi, whose Mohawk made him famous during Curiosity’s landing. And I gave a talk about the importance of science role-models to a fantastic group of passionate people who happily accepted my photos of skinned wolves, even as they ate lunch.

I’m so grateful for these opportunities, and meeting the enthusiastic scientists at JPL was an experience I will never forget. The world needs more unabashedly passionate people. We didn’t get into space because of technology - we made these advancements because of people, and that is so encouraging.

I asked people to send in / tweet #ScienceValentines and man did they deliver. Here’s a few from around the internets:

Are you an ionized halogen? Because I’m positive we should bond.
- Flirting With Psychology

Our bond is so strong, it don’t need oxytocin.
We’re woven together like a corpus callosum.
The love we impart, though it’s felt in our heart,
Is more of a limbic-type notion.
- Joe Hanson, host of It’s Okay To Be Smart

I dig you like Curiosity digs Mars.
- Bobak Ferdowski, Systems Engineer at NASA JPL via Science Friday

Is it just the negative delta H, or is it getting hot in here?
- Debbie Mitchell’s student

You are the transcription enhancer of my love exons.
- Jason Anthony Tetro, @JATetro

A mathematician from Rye
Said please be the X to my y.
Simultaneous equations
Unlike conversations
Are not just Pi in the Sky
- Alison Richards, my radio editor

Boy, are you a prairie chicken? ‘cuz you’re making my heart go boom-boom.
- Emily Graslie, host of thebrainscoop

May our atomic orbitals overlap for I would love to bond with you. Be my valence valentine.
- my friend’s grandpa

You’re so hot, you make the Triassic seem like the Quaternary!
- Erik Hankin, via the American Geophysical Union

If we were bacteria under selective antibiotic pressure – I’d totally give you my plasmid.
- @twisteddoodles

My love for you is like dark matter: you can’t see it but it’s always there.
Symmetry Magazine (more here)

And many of the floral pigment variety:

Roses are red, Violets are [read the rest of this article for $35.95]
- Sylvain Deville, @DevilleSy

Betelgeuse is red
Rigel is blue
You’re Siriusly hot and
I’m starstruck by you.
- Chella Quint, @chellaquint

Exhaust plumes are red
Bright skies are blue
If you were a barge
I’d land my 1st stage on you
- @ROCKETDRAG Do you get this one? If not, click here.

Harmful algal blooms are red
Mussels are blue
During this romantic seaside escape
Lets not get paralytic shellfish poisoning
- Alice Anderson, @alicechristinea

Here’s my favorite effort:

Roses are Red
Violets are Blue
Most poems rhyme
- Hischak’s student, @NBCphysics