66+ Best Messed Up Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Messed up means unhappy and emotionally confused. Profoundly inspirational messed up quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Messed Up Quotes

If carrots got you drunk, rabbits would be messed up. Mitch Hedberg

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. Kurt Vonnegut

I don’t get high, but sometimes I wish I did. That way, when I messed up in life I would have an excuse. But right now there’s no rehab for stupidity. Chris Rock

Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end. Nelson Mandela

You can get totally messed up trying to please everyone with what you do, but ultimately, you have to please yourself. Pierce Brosnan

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming ‘Wow! What a Ride! Hunter S. Thompson

Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up. Hans Christian Andersen

As things are, and as fundamentally they must always be, poetry is not a career, but a mug’s game. No honest poet can ever feel quite sure of the permanent value of what he has written: He may have wasted his time and messed up his life for nothing. T. S. Eliot

Some people never go crazy, what truly horrible lives they must lead. Charles Bukowski

That I learned even as a three year old that I see this world that is really a mess and I learned to say, this is not me. I am not the one that is messed up. It is out there. Story Musgrave

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a point in every young person’s life when you realize that the youth that you’ve progressed through and graduate to some sort of adulthood is equally as messed up as where you’re going. Jena Malone , Messed up quotes about life

Whenever you leave behind failure that means you’re doing better. If you think everything you’ve done has been great, you’re probably dumb. Louis CK

I would have absolutely messed up ‘The Matrix’. Will Smith

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. JK Rowling

I’m all about showing people that I’m a little messed up, I have a lot of the same problems you have. By exposing myself and putting myself out there, people can relate to me and my act won’t grow stale. I mean, nobody wants to hear a comedian say, Life is great. Gabriel İglesias

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask yourself if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future Deepak Chopra

I don’t believe in hitting a bad shot and then insisting it’s no big deal. No, you just messed up, so react. I’m not saying you need to throw your club. I mean, take 10 seconds to get angry at yourself, but then start over. Camilo Villegas

If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

What was most important to me at the Olympics was going out there and performing my best. When I messed up the first jump combination, which was my big move, it hit me that I messed up the program of my life. Debi Thomas

The reality is we often become our kindest, most ethical selves only by seeing what it feels like to be a selfish jackass first. Cheryl Strayed

My mother never gave up one me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back. Denzel Washington

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. F. Scott Fitzgerald

I’m my worst critic, and I like the fact that I can listen to myself now and make fun of myself, listen, make changes Oh, man, that’s messed up. Okay, I need to work on that; I need to work on this. Mary J. Blige

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. Mahatma Gandhi

Really, every woman is an example to me, because as women we go through so much pain. We have to live this perfect life when we are messed up inside. We all go through trials and tribulations. Mary J. Blige

The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. Ernest Hemingway

I am not writing to try and convert people to fundamental Christianity. I am just trying to share my experience, strength and hope, that someone who is as messed up and neurotic and scarred and scared can be fully accepted by our dear Lord, no questions asked. Anne Lamott

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

Seeing people get messed up never gets un funny! And there’s plenty of ways to do that. Bam Margera

Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes. Oscar Wilde

It’s very difficult to photograph an opera. And they messed up on it. It just wasn’t there. And I don’t blame the Gershwins for taking it away. Of course, if they had gotten the original company to have done it, it would have been very good Cab Calloway

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on. Robert Frost

In 1985, I was living with my sister in Virginia, and since I was still in high school, I worked at McDonald’s to save money to get an abortion. It sounds really terrible, but it was the best decision I ever made. It was the first time I took responsibility for my actions. I messed up, had sex without contraception, and got pregnant at 15. Kathleen Hanna

We have to recognize that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence. Cornel West

There are so many things to talk about between black people, Hispanic people, white people, gay people, men, women, it’s all based on fear. We all have fears, this thing that stops us from embracing as we are one. We are never going to be one. People are messed up, but humor lets us see how ignorant we can be. Marlon Wayans

In a relationship, it is demeaning to seek your partner’s approval constantly. In such relationships, real caring, depth or even love is missing. Daisaku Ikeda

I wanted to write about my mother as she should have been if she had not been messed up by World War I. Doris Lessing

If your love for another person doesn’t include loving yourself then your love is incomplete. Shannon L. Alder

Pretty people aren’t as accepted as other people. It’s like, ‘She’s pretty and thin and she’s gotta have problems. She’s messed up. Mischa Barton

The worst feeling is to be ignored once, then twice, then again and again by someone you consider precious. Betsy Kenton

Maybe it’s a little depressing to think that my vision of a perfect world is actually so messed up, but I think it means that I don’t really understand what ‘perfect’ is. Veronica Roth

Assumptions are the termites of relationship. Henry Winkler

No one leaves the edit room thinking, ‘Yeah, I nailed that one!’ Everyone I know goes into their first premiere or their first screening thinking, ‘I screwed up so bad. I’m sorry, I messed up.’ It’s just a real common feeling. Mike Mills

I think a relationship is like a shark. It has to move forward constantly, or it dies. Woody Allen

I think I like playing the bad girl. I like complicated things. I like flawed, messed up complicated. It’s more interesting. Kate Beckinsale

A relationship is like a house. When a light bulb burns out you do not go and buy a new house, you fix the light bulb. Berna Joy Vaal

Man, me and Biggie were the biggest artists in New York. When he passed, I was so messed up. My attitude was messed up about him dying. There was an East West thing back then, and I was in war mode. Nas

Nobody likes conflict, but sweeping issues under the rug ultimately causes more damage than addressing things directly.

I’m not perfect, I do drink. I do smoke. Carson Daly can’t go out and get messed up, he can’t smoke in front of kids he’s the face of MTV, and he has to be good. But me? I can. Tara Reid

I never wanted to go on stage alone because if you mess up, who can you blame? Patti LaBelle

The extent to which two people in a relationship can bring up and resolve issues is a critical marker of the soundness of a relationship. Henry Cloud

Confidence is key. Always. Even when we might have messed up. Elizabeth Tan

Problems in relationship occur because each person is focusing on what is missing in the other person. Wayne Dyer

Once you start messing with psychological well-being, we get more and more messed up. Ziggy Marley

We can learn to use the pain in our relationships to transform us thereby turning them into entities which heal not harm. Donna Goddard.

I enjoy reading biographies because I want to know about the people who messed up the world. Marie Dressler

You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Epicurus

I was angry but not at God. I feel that you are closer to God when you are messed up. Definitely. That’s when you most need God, and God cannot control what man does. Samantha Morton

Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take. Anthony Robbins

Just watching a girl can give me the best reason to smile. Girls are something very special and you gotta treat them that way. That’s why I always say don’t stare right at a chick. She’ll begin to fidget, wondering if her hair’s messed up or if her make up is smeared. It’s kind of like going to an art gallery to see beautiful paintings. If you look at a painting just the right way, you get the most out of it! Michael Jackson

Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. Hugh Mackay

So yes I know how angry, or naive, or self destructive, or messed up, or even deluded I sound weaving my way through these life stories at times. But beautiful things. Graceful things. Hopeful things can sometimes appear in dark places. Lidia Yuknavitch

Don’t rush into any relationship. Work on yourself. Feel yourself, experience yourself, and love yourself. Do this first, and you will soon attract that special loving other. Russ Von Hoelscher