If You Can't Say Something Nice | Overcome Negative Self-Talk
An instance of the quip was spoken by a character in the drama: 6. By the s the joke was being attributed to Dorothy Parker.
In USA Today published a review of a biography about Alice Roosevelt Longworth, and the accompanying picture showed Longworth sitting next to message-bearing pillow. In conclusion, the earliest evidence of the quip indicated that it was written on a pillow owned by Alice Roosevelt Longworth.
The expression began to circulate widely after it was seen by a journalist. The identity of the originator of the quip was not certain, but Longworth popularized it, and it radiated outward from her contacts. The linkage to Dorothy Parker occurred years later, and it was not well substantiated.
If You Can’t Say Something Nice | Overcome Negative Self-Talk
Image Notes: Hand-tinted photograph of Alice Roosevelt Longworth from ; image from the Library of Congress via Wikimedia Commons; the color balance has been changed, and the image has been cropped. Photo of Longworth christening a submarine; public domain image taken by a sailor or employee of the U. Navy; image has been cropped.
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Accessed usatoday. Do you know how many more times I had to lock myself away to try and fight off the demons and the monsters? Of course it's fucking hard. But that's not a reason to give up. That's the reason to keep fighting.
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If it wasn't hard, we wouldn't be ill If it wasn't hard, we wouldn't be tired If it wasn't hard, we'd all do it. But hard isn't an excuse. It isn't a reason. It's why we have to try I hated myself for twenty fucking years. I am finally starting to like myself. I'm finally starting to be able to pick up myself and go "no, this isn't a big deal, I can keep going. And that's why I reblogged this. That's why I believe in this.
If You Can’t Say Something Nice
No matter how much that little voice says "you're worthless", you can keep saying "Tm all right, i guess. And it can take months, it can take years, but fucking hell it works. Because you find these teeny tiny reasons to live, to find worth, to enjoy yourself You find reasons to breathe and reasons to get the rest of the help you need.
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