I love the Internet. It is my livelihood and entertainment. It has allowed me to stay connected to family and friends who live far away. It is a beautiful thing. But, it is also full of total crap. Case in point: inspirational quotes. Those sharable, potentially viral collections of words that excite people as much as a warm day in winter. They're a lovely concept, but I just can’t get down with what they're actually saying.
If we’re going to inspire, motivate, and entertain each other, can we please tell the truth at the same time? Just because something sounds nice, that doesn’t necessarily mean that it's true or even makes sense. You want examples? I am not short on material. Ahead, 11 common Pinterest quotes — and why they're kinda full of shit.