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Debby Ryan Quotes

Deborah Ann Ryan

Debby Ryan quotes: the actress slash musician sounds off.

“Think new thoughts. Grab life with both hands, take opportunities you have and create the ones you need.”

“Thinking is dangerous. Almost as dangerous as rethinking. But knowing what you stand for is worth your mind. Anything good costs a risk.”

“Every decision you make today not only shapes your future; it’s part of the past of the person you’ll be someday. Exercise wisdom.”

“Nobody has any right to tell you what you aren’t capable of. If you’re meant to, you’re able to. There is no such thing as impossible.”

“Don’t be afraid of your own power.”

“Sometimes, the biggest battles you need to fight are against yourself.”

“Look at what you want to change, gather a few people who believe in it like you do, and start moving forward. It’s important to remember that you don’t always need a destination. Sometimes, you just have to make forward motion. And you absolutely can.”

“It may get worse before it gets better. But it will get better.”

“Have an anchor so that life doesn’t toss you around.”

“Failure is relative. Life is adventure. Everything has beauty.”

“I also know what I stand for, and I know what I stand against. I feel like the second you know those things, no matter what life throws at you, and no matter what people kind of introduce to you, you’re not going to make too bad of mistakes.”

“There will always be people who tell you it’s impossible and that doing something that hasn’t been done before is a bad thing. Don’t listen to them!”

“I like the idea of knowing that somebody somewhere made a difference so that your life could be better.”

“You’re not only the spotlight in which you perform, but the shadows where you practice.”

“We’re all greater than our greatest hits; we’re better than the best we’ve done. And there’s a difference between outdoing it and outgrowing it.”

“I definitely believe in the power of education. I believe the more people know, the more they are able to do what they can.”

“I want people to know that on the other side of the world (and even in your own country or on your own street) there are people who need something that you can give them.”

“I have this strong belief in the beauty of words, and a desire to give them the respect they deserve.”

“To love is a brave thing. To be loved, braver still. But allowing yourself to love yourself? That takes the most courage of all.”

“Nobody has your eyes. They can look at the exact same thing and could never see what you see.”

“Life is about growing, but it’s also about making peace with who you are.”

“Hi. My name is Debby, and I am a storyteller. I don’t think of myself as an actress. I am more like a face that takes words on a page, and puts them in front of your eyes.”

“I’ve got stories untold and maps to unfold, but everyday I get where I’m going.”

“I write a lot of music, I write my blog, journal a lot and I am working on a possible book concept.”

“I just needed to write songs so that I could like survive, and then I happened to be lucky enough to find some people who believed in them and who were very talented and could make them better. That is essentially the dream: that’s why you make music.”

“I’m different, and I’m not afraid to be different. I can look back at things I’ve done and said and worn and be completely humiliated by them, but I can never say it wasn’t me. I feel really honored to say that.”

“Hollywood is like high school, there are always going to be people who hate you and people who like you. When you’re a teen, that’s tough because you’re hyper-aware of what other people are gonna say and think. But neither defines who you are as a person or how successful you are unless you let them.”

“You may build walls in my path, but I will knock them down. Then all your hard work only made me stronger, and all you have is gravel.”

“I’m definitely careful. I’m not reckless or stupid, but that’s how I was raised, to not be stupid or immature in as far as trying to grow up too quickly or putting forward a certain image that isn’t me.”

“I have smart parents. I was under a lot of pressure at a young age because I started acting and was publicly facing at a young age and there’s not a lot of room there when you know something is going to echo into the masses. And it’s just also… understanding consequences and understanding responsibility and that sort of thing. It can be debilitating; but it can also be so encouraging. Like, you have a limited amount of time and the impact can be great, or it can be really profoundly irresponsible and what are you going to do with this? It forces you to kind of reconcile your identity and your ethic system. There are people you can pour into and their toxic energy sucks… but the biggest thing this has afforded me is to get to know interesting people and have cool conversations and make the journey a little easier.”

“My mom is my best friend, but not my best friend in the way that the Mean Girls moms were best friends. My mom’s not afraid to bring me back down to earth.”

“Every day is a reminder of what I need to do to be the best person; the best me.”

“I was raised to volunteer: nursing homes, clinics, church nurseries, school, everywhere that could use help. It’s such an intrinsic part of me, to use my life to help improve the quality of others.”

“I’m very practical and realistic. I like it to feel very strong and very unique.”

“I want in 40 years to still be acting and to more than anything have longevity and not just be this huge flash in the pan and then disappear.”

“This is my journey of self-discovery, I have to figure out who I am, which I think is good. I went through my awkward phases in front of people and I’ve come out on the other side, still just as awkward but a little more confident in the weird things.”

“My personal life kind of flipped on its head this summer, and I realized that you only have the time and emotional energy to invest in the things that really matter. I love to work, but I’m going to keep a little time for me.”

“All of the awards, applause, Twitter followers, shoes, it will all go away eventually. But if I can leave the world slightly more hopeful, inspired, and more healed than when I arrived, I did my job.”

“I feel really lucky.”

“Everyday’s a battle against; everyday’s a fight for. Everyday is collaged with shadows cast in everyday’s sunrise. Everyday is a new chance.”

“You are yourself, and you’ve never been more beautiful!”

“Maybe love isn’t supposed to be comfortable. Maybe love is just supposed to be worth it.”

“A real, healthy relationship is about empowerment and love and that should be standard.”

“Decorate your life with only hearts that make yours stronger.”

“The good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge.”

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