Twelve 40:20 Quotes of 2010

1)    “That person in your life should make your life more fun, more awesome, more great. They should make you feel more beautiful than you already do. Not the opposite.” — 40-something, Brooklyn

2)    “Don’t go out with someone just because they are interested in you. Know what you want.” – 40-something, NYC

3)    “I should’ve taken all that Prada money and put it in a house. All these Prada shoes but now what? Who cares! They sit in my closet?” – 40-something, Pasedena, CA

4)    “Don’t get shopping, get swagger.” – 40-something, Manhattan Beach, CA

5)    “If you fall in love when you’re 22, you don’t have to get married when you’re 23.” – 40-something, Cleveland, OH

6)    “Take 2 things away from each job you have – something that you’ve learned and a good reference.” – 40-something, NYC

7)    “Travel. It will make you feel better about yourself instead of dating a bunch of jerks who make you feel worse about yourself.” – 40-something, Cleveland, OH

8)    “You don’t know yourself well enough to know what you want to do for the rest of your life and you don’t know that you don’t have to do the same thing for the rest of your life. Don’t rush to climb the ladder.” – 40-something, Orange County, CA

9)    “Live your life with the intention of living life rather than surviving life.” – 40-something, Venice Beach, CA

10) “Of course you can. You are an adult.” — 40-something, Brooklyn

11) “There’s always someone who is prettier, thinner, smarter, wealthier and it’s very easy to get caught up in that. But there’s also someone who’s not as smart, not as attractive. So what?” – 40-something, NYC

12) “No relationship will work in the long run unless you allow it to move at the pace of the person moving most slowly.” – 40-something, Washington, DC

Happy New Year!!

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