32 Total Quotes

Mary Schmich Quotes

Understand that friends come and go, but with a precious few you should hold on. The older you get, the more you need the people who knew you when you were young.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Facebook

You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Life

Linda Tripp has shown that a true friend is an archivist, a biographer.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, don't put up with those who are reckless with yours.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Heart

Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist

Don't waste time on jealousy. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Jealousy

The soul-sucking activity of TV-watching feels better when it is done with other souls.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#Soul

Good art is art that allows you to enter it from a variety of angles and to emerge with a variety of views.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Art

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Love

In twenty years you'll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist

Don't expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you'll have a trust fund. Maybe you'll have a wealthy spouse. But you never know when either of them might run out.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Support

That's the central mystery of this whole situation, ... Digital Jam.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#Mystery

You can figure out who you were by which movies you loved when.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Movie

TV happens. And once it's happened, it's gone. When it's gone, you move on, no tears, no tantrums, no videotape.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Tears

Every day each of us wakes up, reaches into drawers and closets, pulls out a costume for the day and proceeds to dress in a style that can only be called preposterous.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
Mary Schmich Permalink
#American Journalist #Age And Aging #Birthday #Funny

If this escapade has taught me anything, it's that you never know what's in the future,
Mary Schmich Permalink
#Future