I’m Just Sayin’ – Favorite Quotes

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We all have a favorite quote that helps guide our lives. Whether it helps steer our morality, success, or self-esteem, we like to apply these words and phrases in our everyday lives.

We wanted to find out some of the favorites quotes that shape who we are as a people on the Outer Banks. Perhaps there’s one here you can apply to your own life.

In the end only 3 things matter: How much you LOVED, how gently you LIVED, and how peacefully you let go of things not meant for you.


Melissa Tate

Manteo, NC
To me it encompasses the things that set us on the right paths in life. Adjusting our expectations and being open to new and different things.

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Brittany Kanney

Creswell, NC
I live by this saying because I believe you should love others as you love yourself. Little things can make a great difference in the big picture of life.

If you get,
If you learn,



is just an ILLUSION.



Marsha R. Johnson

Kill Devil Hills, NC
I believe God gives you dreams and visions, but it’s up to you to take action. Otherwise it just won’t matter.

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Donny King

Nags Head, NC
If you want to do something positive, getting started is often times the most difficult thing. So just start in your own backyard and good things will happen. Life has a ripple effect.






There is no education in the 2nd kick of the mule.



Deborah Hardy Sims-Richter

Harbinger, NC
This is common sense to me. If you didn’t learn from your first mistake, you likely won’t learn from the second either.

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Ray Turner

Manteo, NC
My father used to always say that to me. I’m one of the lucky ones to have been able to do just that.


If you can find a job that you love enough that you would do it for free, and you’re good enough at it, to get paid doing it, that’s the job for you.



Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.



Katie Weeks

Jarvisburg, NC
To me, that means do your own thing, be your own person, and don’t be afraid to stand out. All the while leave enough behind to show others the way.

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Leslie Dawn

Kill Devil Hills, NC
I even have a sign of this hanging in my home. It serves as a daily reminder for me to be happy living life. No matter what is thrown in my way. It helps me to push and break my own limits.


LIVE a good LIFE.




Live your LIFE LOUD, and always HAVE FUN.



Gunner Pants

Nags Head, NC
Life is hard enough. If you’re going to live it, you might as well have fun doing it!

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Annie Gray-Clark

Manteo, NC
In this world, just remember, your status, politics and religion don’t matter. What does matter is how you treat others on a daily basis.


In the end, only KINDNESS MATTERS.


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