Everyone on social media thinks that they’re a modern-day philosopher, and as a result we often-times see the same inspirational quotes time and time again on the various forms of social media we use. Here’s a list of the Top 10 Most Over-Used Quotes On Social Media you probably never want to see posted ever again.
“Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet just because there’s a picture with a quote next to it.”- Abraham Lincoln
The first time you may have seen this quote, it was likely posted on a ridiculous article from The Onion that some poor sap posted as truth. You probably cheered for the quote’s ingeniousness at that time, but oh how the tables have turned.
Now, this quote appears literally everywhere and angry conservatives have taken a liking to posting it on actual news articles. Not fun anymore.
If “Plan A” didn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters”- Anonymous
Again, somewhat funny and inspiring at first. Now it’s been posted so many times, you probably find yourself wishing the poster gets to letter H- Homeless- and stops.
“If you can’t handle me at my worst, than you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” – Marilyn Monroe
Most Marilyn Monroe quotes are generally over-used at this point, but there’s just something extra-infuriating about this one since its usually posted by some questionable characters. Define, “best.”
“Love the life you live, live the life you love.”- Bob Marley
Much respect for the timeless great that is Bob Marley, but this quote is literally not saying anything at all and yet it’s everywhere.
“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take-” Anonymous
Tell that to the person who went ahead and got a mullet and has photographic evidence. Go ahead, tell them. But whatever you do, just don’t post it to my timeline again.
“Happy girls are the prettiest girls”- Audrey Hepburn
The only thing that comes to mind when this quote is posted is best said by Regina George: “So you agree? You think you’re really pretty.”
“When you ex says, you’ll never find anyone like me, reply with: ‘that’s the point-‘” Anonymous
Ah, the self-righteous break-up quote to end all self-righteous break-up quotes.
“Life is what happens when you’re looking down at your phone.”
Posts the person… who is looking down at their phone…to post this quote.
“Don’t let someone dim your light, just because it’s shining in their eyes.”
Says the poster, who likely didn’t needed a blinded person to have a dim light.
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”- Dr. Seuss.
Probably how you feel right now with the end of this list, but no need to share for the fifth time this month.