12 Earth-Shattering Quotes All Londoners Should Live By

A selection of quotes to accompany an average Londoner’s life in the big smoke…

 

1.When you know exactly what you want in life…

“What do you want?”
“Just coffee. Black – like my soul.” Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

 

2. When you get to that stage on a Saturday night…

“I began to think vodka was my drink at last. It didn’t taste like anything, but it went straight down into my stomach like a sword swallowers’ sword and made me feel powerful and godlike.” Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

 

3. When people leave their bag on the seat next to them on the bus…

“Selfishness must always be forgiven, you know, because there is no hope of a cure.” Jane Austen

 

 4. When you start looking for property in your price range…

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” Oscar Wilde

 

5. When you begin to lose faith in Tinder…

“Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

 

6. When considering whether you need another Earl Grey from Pret…

“If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; if you are depressed, it will cheer you; if you are excited it will calm you.” William Gladstone

 

7. When three Tubes have passed and no-one’s letting you on…

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

 

8. When you start applying for jobs after uni…

“How puzzling all these changes are! I’m never sure what I’m going to be, from one minute to another.” Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

 

9. When choosing between Netflix and a night at Infernos…

“We cannot stay home all our lives, we must present ourselves to the world and we must look upon it as an adventure.” Beatrix Potter

 

10. When you wonder if your neon orange Nikes are a bit much for central…

“In London nobody’s alike which means everyone fits in.” Michael Bond, A Bear Called Paddington

 

11. When you fail the ‘Personality Test’ stage of a job application…

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think,” A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh

 

12. When you realise there are some benefits of living with your parents…

“It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.” Roald Dahl, The Witches

 

(Feature Image: @AndrewBinner via Twitter

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