65 Messed Up Quotes On Success In Life

These messed up quotes will inspire you. Messed up, to make a mistake.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging messed up quotes, messed up sayings, and messed up proverbs.

Best Messed Up Quotes

  1. “If carrots got you drunk, rabbits would be messed up.” ~ Mitch Hedberg
  2. “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
  3. “You can get totally messed up trying to please everyone with what you do, but ultimately, you have to please yourself.” ~ Pierce Brosnan
  4. “Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen

  5. “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
  6. “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
  7. “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
  8. “I would have absolutely messed up ‘The Matrix’.” ~ Will Smith

  9. “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 Iglesias
  10. “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
  11. “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
  12. “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

  13. “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
  14. “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
  15. “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
  16. “Seeing people get messed up never gets un-funny! And there’s plenty of ways to do that.” ~ Bam Margera

  17. “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
  18. “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
  19. “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
  20. “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

  21. “Pretty people aren’t as accepted as other people. It’s like, ‘She’s pretty and thin and she’s got to have problems. She’s messed up.'” ~ Mischa Barton
  22. “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
  23. “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
  24. “I think I like playing the bad girl. I like complicated. I like flawed, messed up complicated. It’s more interesting.” ~ Kate Beckinsale

  25. “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
  26. “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
  27. “I never wanted to go on stage alone because if you mess up, who can you blame?” ~ Patti LaBelle
  28. “Confidence is key. Always. Even when we might have messed up.” ~ Elizabeth Tan
  29. “Once you start messing with psychological well-being, we get more and more messed up.” ~ Ziggy Marley

  30. “I enjoy reading biographies because I want to know about the people who messed up the world.” ~ Marie Dressler
  31. “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
  32. “Just watching a girl can give me the best reason to smile. Girls are something very special and you got to 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
  33. “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
  34. “Down to my last dime and coming apart at the seams. I’m messed up in Mexico, living on refried dreams.” ~ Tim McGraw

  35. “The joy of songwriting only gets messed up if you are trying to follow up a big success, or you are trying to create a hit single, or if you have conscious thoughts of a particular outcome for the music.” ~ Tim Finn
  36. “But I’ve always been fascinated with that prettiest-girl-in-the-class person that I never was, getting inside her head and showing that she’s just as tormented and messed up as everybody else.” ~ Cecily von Ziegesar
  37. “I have this new theory about films. It’s almost like astrology, where if we started on a Tuesday the film will be different than if we started on a Wednesday. Not because of the planets. It’s that sometimes you start with the wrong balance and the whole thing gets messed up.” ~ Gus Van Sant
  38. “I have fallen, I have sunk so low. I have messed up, better I should know.” ~ Sarah McLachlan

  39. “If in physics there’s something you don’t understand, you can always hide behind the uncharted depths of nature. You can always blame God. You didn’t make it so complex yourself. But if your program doesn’t work, there is no one to hide behind. You cannot hide behind an obstinate nature. If it doesn’t work, you’ve messed up.” ~ Edsger Dijkstra
  40. “She has never messed up a single take yet. Recently I was in a scene and there was a table covered with a cloth. When the director said cut, I saw a black nose and two paws inching out from under the cloth. She had hidden there without making a sound until we were done with the scene. She wanted to be nearer to me.” ~ Jack Lemmon
  41. “I’m So Sick is about how the world can sometimes be a sick and messed up place and how that influences us and tells us how we should live or who we should be. People do things just ’cause everyone else does and then they wonder why they feel empty all the time. Someone who has a firm stance in what they know to be true will empower empty followers to discover who they are as individuals with purposes and this creates leaders with voices of their own.” ~ Lacey Mosley
  42. “I only won $250 all summer. And then I got crippled. I had a horse step on me while performing and it was messed up for a while.” ~ Chris LeDoux

  43. “God can take what Satan meant for shame and use it for His glory. Just when we think we’ve messed up so badly that our lives are nothing but heaps of ashes, God pours His living water over us and mixes the ashes into clay. He then takes this clay and molds it into a vessel of beauty. After He fills us with His overflowing love, He can use us to pour His love into the hurting lives of others.” ~ Lysa TerKeurst , Messed up quotes about love
  44. “Algebra messed up one of those divisions between things that help you make sense of the world and keep it tidy. Letters make words; figures make numbers. They had no business getting tangled up together.” ~ Mal Peet
  45. “We all start out with no discipline, no patience, no perseverance, no determination. We all start out at zero. People say, ‘You have talent.’ No, the gift is to realize that we all start out even. Whether we messed up or put our best foot forward, with these four qualities, we take care of our mental, physical and spiritual health each day. Am I the best in the world? No. The question is: Am I the best I can be?” ~ Edward James Olmos , Mentally messed up quotes
  46. “CEOs are paid for doing a terrible job. If the system wasn’t so messed up, guys like me wouldn’t make this kind of money.” ~ Carl Icahn

  47. “When I was born, they put casts on my legs ’cause I had some kind of dysplasia or something. My legs were all messed up.” ~ Bebe Neuwirth
  48. “I think he got an incidental elbow in the face, messed up his pretty red lips a little bit. But other than that he’ll be fine.” ~ Shaquille O’Neal
  49. “Standup comedians are attracted to one another because of their faults. So we’re all kind of messed up in the same way, and once I was around a group of people that saw the world in a different way, it’s like this is where I need to be.” ~ Chris Rock
  50. “I think God is back, I think there is a huge amount of spiritual interest in the country. And I think the bishops are supportive of it because they see people’s lives being changed. They see the difference. I see people who’ve been in prison, whose lives have been messed up, who’ve been alcoholics, who’ve been drug addicts, set free and contributing to society.” ~ Nicky Gumbel
  51. “I’m just kind of lazy and messed up and self-managed – self-mismanaged.” ~ Dan Bejar

  52. “Someone asked me if I play piano because I feel like I have a protective wall around me. Maybe. I am really messed up.” ~ Daniel Powter
  53. “I messed up on the Vietnam Special, because I gave it to civilians? Only military men can handle that.” ~ Si Robertson
  54. “Columbia Heights was a poor, messed up area, and the church was in the middle of it. What happened inside was a reflection of the community. I actually saw my first rock concert on the altar of that church [St. Stephen’s].” ~ Ian MacKaye
  55. “The next album I make might be the most messed up thing ever. It’s all momentary for me.” ~ Ty Segall

  56. “I just read about John Le Carre, the great spy novelist. He had an absolutely miserable childhood. His mother deserted him when he was young. His father was a playboy and a drunk. He was shifted around to many different homes. He knew he was a writer when he was about nine, but he was dyslexic. So here was a person with an absolutely messed-up childhood and a symptom that prevented him from doing what he wanted to do most. Yet that very symptom was part of the calling. It forced him to go deeper.” ~ James Hillman
  57. “Staying in the present is the key to any golfer’s game: once you start thinking about a shot you just messed up or what you have to do on the next nine to catch somebody, you’re lost.” ~ Paul Azinger
  58. “The world economy is in a nosedive, and understanding what I call “depression economics” – the weird world you get into when even a zero interest rate isn’t low enough, and a messed-up financial system is dragging down the real economy – is essential if we’re going to avoid the worst.” ~ Paul Krugman
  59. “When you’re writing for the New York Times someone reading it knows the topic better than you do and knows when you’ve messed up.” ~ David Plotz

  60. “My concept of an advice giver had been a therapist or a know-it-all, and then I realized nobody listens to the know-it-alls. You turn to the people you know, the friend who has been in the thick of it or messed up – and I’m that person for sure.” ~ Cheryl Strayed
  61. “So don’t let anybody tell you that you’re not loved and don’t let anybody tell you that you’re not enough, Yeah there are days that we all feel like we’re messed up, But the truth is that we’re all diamonds in the rough.” ~ Britt Nicole
  62. “I sometimes try to write something that is actually really simple and I can’t do it. So, then, it’s not simple anymore. It’s really hard and it gets all messed up. I sometimes sit down and try to write a song with just three chords and it doesn’t work.” ~ Sondre Lerche
  63. “We can’t change the world. The only thing we can change is ourselves, by trying to get a better understanding of our own messed-up wiring.” ~ Guy Spier

  64. “When you’re angry, you can’t fight rationally. Your body chemistry is all messed up. Your energy goes to all the wrong places. You can’t do anything well except get angrier. That’s why I like fighting guys who are pumped up on steroids. Fighting is all about relaxing and releasing tension, so your body is flexible and fluid, able to bend and flex quickly, like water. I like fighting angry guys who are really tense. They can’t think right, and they can’t fight right.” ~ Frank Shamrock
  65. “Because I’ve been that drunk person in the club so many thousands of times, when I’m in an environment where people are drunk or on drugs, I certainly don’t judge them. Because it’s almost a given that for much of my life I’ve been way more messed up than them.” ~ Moby

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