The BEST Quotes From '13 Reasons Why' About Life, Death — And Moving On

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You can't go unchanged after watching this.

13 Reasons Why is by far one of the most popular (and most intense) shows out on Netflix right now.

The premise of this show sounds simple enough — a teenage girl commits suicide and leaves behind a set of cassette tapes detailing the thirteen reasons why she decided to go through with it to all the people in her life who she believed were partially responsible.

But it's more than that.

It's a show (based off of the best selling novel written by Jay Asher) that details the seemingly normal life of a group of high schoolers, and the simple — sometimes small — ways each of their comments, bullying, lack of communication and assumptions can ripple into a hole of depression and despair that, for some people, is inescapable.

 


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This isn't a show that could just be aired on regular network television because, let's face it, sometimes we need to watch something this hard to swallow in a way that only Netflix can give you.

 

RELATED: Fascinating '13 Reasons Why' Theories That Make You Look At The Show COMPLETELY Differently

 

13 Reasons Why touches upon a lot of serious subject matter that can be triggering to some, including highly controversial scenes of rape, bullying and, of course, suicide.


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If you haven't already binge-watched the show, you definitely should as soon as possible. If not for entertainment purposes, but also for a better, more thourough understanding of how little things can mean so much, depending on the point of view.

 

RELATED: What 13 Reasons Why' Got RIGHT About Suicide (As Written By Someone Who Attempted)

 


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Just be prepared to feel devastated by the end of the season, because so one should be able to watch this and go unchanged.


If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious friendship truths, we've got you covered.

On getting involved in other people's lives.

"You don’t know what goes on in anyone’s life but your own. When you mess with one part of a person’s life, you’re messing with their entire life. Everything affects everything."  13 Reasons Why

On your impact on other's lives.

“No one knows for certain how much impact they have on the lives of other people. Oftentimes, we have no clue. Yet we push it just the same.”  13 Reasons Why

On growing apart.

“People grow apart, and sometimes, there's nothing anyone can do about it."  13 Reasons Why

On adjusting your point of view.

"Things get better, or worse, depending on your point of view."  13 Reasons Why

On learning to live with yourself.

“But you can't get away from yourself. You can't decide not to see yourself anymore. You can't decide to turn off the noise in your head.”  13 Reasons Why

On rumors.

"You can hear rumors. But you can't know them."  13 Reasons Why

On living in the present.

"You can’t go back to how things were or how you thought they were. All you really have is now."  13 Reasons Why

On moving on.

“Sometimes there’s nothing left to do but move on.”  13 Reasons Why

On taking responsibility.

"When you hold people up for ridicule, you have to take responsibility when other people act on it."  13 Reasons Why

On betrayal.

“Betrayal. It's one of the worst feelings.”  13 Reasons Why

On asking for help.

“It may seem that every time someone offers you a hand up, they just let go and you slip further down.”  13 Reasons Why

On flaws.

"Normally when a person has a stellar image, another person's waiting in the wings to tear them apart. They're waiting for that one fatal flaw to expose itself." — 13 Reasons Why

 

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