Quotation Explorer - 'Charlotte Eriksson'

You read and write and sing and experience, thinking that one day these things will build the character you admire to live as. You love and lose and bleed best you can, to the extreme, hoping that one day the world will read you like the poem you want to be. - Charlotte Eriksson
He left that morning, the last words still echoing in my head, and though he said he’d come back one day I know a broken promise from a right one for I have used them myself and there is no coming back. Minds like ours are can’t be tamed and the price for freedom is the price we pay. - Charlotte Eriksson
My home will never be a place, but a state of mind, which I find through my music. - Charlotte Eriksson
I am living a simple life with a complicated mind and I have yet to find a state of mind where I feel safe with who I am, where I am, with what I do. - Charlotte Eriksson
I am a worried person with a stressed out soul, living a simple life with no capital. - Charlotte Eriksson
Hurting people you love is the heaviest kind of regret. - Charlotte Eriksson
I am constantly torn between the will to be seen and still hidden so god damn well, a contradiction I never figured out. - Charlotte Eriksson
I am slowly coming to the conclusion that it’s more important to learn to work with what you’ve got, under the circumstances you’ve been given, than wishing for different ones. - Charlotte Eriksson
I seek the city because there is nothing sweeter than not being alone in your loneliness. - Charlotte Eriksson
Time flows smoother when you are with people you love. - Charlotte Eriksson
We dig holes for ourselves, of comfortable living, and it’s hard to see just how deep down you are until you suddenly want to take a look at the world up there, some fresh airand realise you can’t get up. You’re too far down. - Charlotte Eriksson
Inspiration is everywhere. - Charlotte Eriksson
I am not collarbones or drunken letters never sent. I am not the way I leave or left or didn’t know how to handle anything,at any time,and I am not your fault. - Charlotte Eriksson
Being passionate about something is the most beautiful characteristic you can develop. - Charlotte Eriksson
When the others were picked up and walked home by friends or fathers or best friend’s sisters,I was the kid in a grey hoodie, walking with the poets, the singers, the thinkers, and I was not alone. - Charlotte Eriksson
My favorite place in the world is next to you. - Charlotte Eriksson
It could have been so beautiful.The way I learned and got free and swore to never love another person ever againand it could have been so beautiful,the way I actually did. - Charlotte Eriksson
Dear me, one day I'll make you proud. - Charlotte Eriksson
Freedom can choke you if you don't know how to handle it. - Charlotte Eriksson
I’m still lonely and it’s a glorification of something I’m not finished with. I don’t want to be distracted from my work by other people, but the absence of it all distracts me from my work and that’s why I run towards the city, to get a little glimpse of it. - Charlotte Eriksson
Berlin's getting dark before it's getting late. - Charlotte Eriksson
When you forget about the how, go back to the why. - Charlotte Eriksson
I just want to be someone, to mean something to anyone… - Charlotte Eriksson
It’s called being an artist for a reason; it’s something YOU ARE. It’s how you live. It’s WHO you are. How you spend your life and what you leave behind. - Charlotte Eriksson
People who truly live their lives don't have time to complain or judge others. They're too busy enjoying life and love and everything in between! - Charlotte Eriksson
I am not a broken heart. I am not collarbones or drunken letters never sent. I am not the way I leave or left or didn’t know how to handle anything,at any time,and I am not your fault. - Charlotte Eriksson
You were the hardest year of my life and I’ve never been so happy. What does that say about me? - Charlotte Eriksson
When someone's success makes you as happy as if it were your own, you know you've found someone worth holding on to. - Charlotte Eriksson
Some people make you want to be a better person, and that, for me, is the purest form of love. - Charlotte Eriksson
I wanted to say all these things about how you just have to hold on to the things you love and let go of all the rest. - Charlotte Eriksson
And the rain drops kept falling like the sweetest musicleaving tears on the glass,which is what music does to memost of the timebut silence too. and rain. - Charlotte Eriksson
When you think your life is falling apart, it's usually falling together in disguise. - Charlotte Eriksson
Do you wait for things to happen, or do you make them happen yourself? I believe in writing your own story. - Charlotte Eriksson
When I discovered music when I discovered the craft of shaping a song my being fell into place. - Charlotte Eriksson
I think I’m learningthat sometimes the bravest thing is not to face the world,but to turn away from it. - Charlotte Eriksson
I have found no other cure for loneliness than to befriend it. - Charlotte Eriksson
I haven’t been very impressed lately.By people,or places,or the way someone said he loved me and then slowly changed his mind. - Charlotte Eriksson
Find what makes you happy and go for it with all your heart. It will be hard, but I promise it will be worth it. - Charlotte Eriksson
Do what ought to be done, here and now, to get you somewhere anywhere. - Charlotte Eriksson
Loveis not leaning on each other, adjusting to fit a different size.Loveis simply two hands reached out in the darkness,saying; I’ll be your light, if you’ll be mine. - Charlotte Eriksson
Build your home in small moments of joy, and you will always feel at home. - Charlotte Eriksson
This world can be quite wonderful once you let yourself be a part of it. - Charlotte Eriksson
I’m not everything I want to be, but I’m more than I was, and I’m still learning. - Charlotte Eriksson
It’s just as hard to go back to a place you once left, as it is to leave it again. - Charlotte Eriksson
Are you in love? What makes your heart beat faster? What do you want people to think about when they hear your name. - Charlotte Eriksson
Why I write music? Because it hurts not to. - Charlotte Eriksson
... and you might say no, you will never do that, that’s not you, not who I know, not who I thought you wereand I will saywatch mefor I never did this to fit inor stand outbut to live. - Charlotte Eriksson
Find something you love and go for it with all your heart. No excuses, no plan B. Never settle for anything less than you know you can do.It will be hard, but I promise it will be worth it. - Charlotte Eriksson
Human interaction. The most complicated form of happiness I will never figure out. - Charlotte Eriksson
6 months, 2 weeks, 4 days,and I still don’t know which month it was thenor what day it is now.Blurred out linesfrom hangovers to coffeeanother vagabond lost to love. - Charlotte Eriksson
I want to remember to notice the wonders of each day, in each moment, no matter where I am under any circumstance. - Charlotte Eriksson
It doesn’t matter how many times you leave, it will always hurt to come back and remember what you once had and who you once were. Then it will hurt just as much to leave again, and so it goes over and over again. Once you’ve started to leave, you will run your whole life. - Charlotte Eriksson
I don’t need anyone else to distract me from myself anymore, like I always thought I would. - Charlotte Eriksson
I built my home in the feeling of waking up at dawn in a new city, where every road is the right road because there is no ordinary. Everything is as profound as you make it. - Charlotte Eriksson
This is the story of a girl gone mad while trying to find a little bit of love. - Charlotte Eriksson
Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes.Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine. - Charlotte Eriksson
Beautiful places are not just a joy for the moment, while you’re there. They will become homes for you, spaces of solace and comfort, where you can close your eyes and go to. Nothing you experience will ever go away. It belongs to you now. Just feel. Don’t be afraid to feel. - Charlotte Eriksson
I am a complicated person with a simple life and I am the reason for everything that ever happened to me. - Charlotte Eriksson
... but I believe that music can change a life, because it changed mine. - Charlotte Eriksson
It will not always be easy, but it will always be beautiful. - Charlotte Eriksson
You might say no, you will never do that, that’s not you, not who I know, not who I thought you were, and I will say "watch me". - Charlotte Eriksson
I can’t change the world, I can only change how I choose to live in it. - Charlotte Eriksson
I am a complicated person with a simple life. - Charlotte Eriksson
I took a breath and let it go and suddenly the air was crisper and my lungs lighter and suddenly there was him saying my name in different ways and I catch myself throwing glances in the mirror, seeing someone I don’t know quite yet but I can’t wait to, and that is the start of everything. - Charlotte Eriksson
I want people to feel safe around me. Calm and at peace and I want to make people feel accepted. I want to express confidence on my own path, and spread confidence to other people on theirs. - Charlotte Eriksson
I rest in ease, knowing there are others out there, whispering themselves to sleep, just like me. - Charlotte Eriksson
You are to me like white islands, in a world of vast darkness. - Charlotte Eriksson
An artist must be passionately in love with her art. Obsessed or possessed go mad for what you believe in. - Charlotte Eriksson
A big group of daily friends or a white painted house with bills and mirrors, are not a necessity to me—but an intelligent conversation while sharing another coffee, is. - Charlotte Eriksson
I’m fighting my way into existence, and I will keep doing so until the end of time. - Charlotte Eriksson
So many people will tell you no, and you need to find something you believe in so hard that you just smile and tell them watch me. Learn to take rejection as motivation to prove people wrong. Be unstoppable. Refuse to give up, no matter what. It’s the best skill you can ever learn. - Charlotte Eriksson
My mind is killing me— The Glass Child, Stuck In My Mind - Charlotte Eriksson
What is this thing? trading passions for a tiny bit of acceptance. - Charlotte Eriksson
Make someone feel something and you will never be forgotten. - Charlotte Eriksson
My writing, it’s my way of making sense of everything. My way to feel whole. May I never be complete and may I never feel content please, let me always have the need, always have the urge to write. - Charlotte Eriksson
I feel a new era coming in, standing on the shore, waiting for it to slowly greet me. - Charlotte Eriksson
Spend more time doing things that make you forget about the time. - Charlotte Eriksson
I learn my world through writing. - Charlotte Eriksson
Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others. - Charlotte Eriksson
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