smart people quotes

I was going to work harder. Be smarter. And be stronger. Because you can’t change other people but you can change yourself.
—  13 Reasons Why (Netflix, 2017)
I just want you to remember that although we rely on the earth to live, the earth does not rely on us.
Our species has over taken this planet, and we think that the world is ours but it isn’t, don’t you ever think the world is yours to use and take as you please.
We are mere specks in this universe and we have taught generation upon generation to believe that we are so important to this planet, to this universe, when in reality we are killing and destroying everything our planet needs to live.
Mother Nature will one day reclaim her territory and who are we to ask her to have mercy when we have never given her any?
When I die I will become the ground you walk upon, and even in my after life I will not blossom and live till my full potential because I will be covered by concrete roads Or buildings. I will never see the light again.
Look after the planet sweetheart, water every dying flower and allow every animal to live freely, not in a cage.
Never take advantage of this planet, if you are to learn anything from my life it’s that. The earth is allowing us to live upon her, do not breach her rules, do not over use and abuse her. She is more precious than our entire existence.
—  17.12.2014 ❤️ R.I.P
You have your whole life ahead of you. Be smart. Study hard and be independent…You must rely on yourself. No matter what else people may steal from you, they will never be able to take your knowledge. The world is changing. You must make your own life outside this home.
—  Adeline Yen Mah, Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter