I've been shot down so many times I get altitude sickness just from standing up for myself.

Shane Koyczan

Quotation #14843

About This Quote


Source: "To This Day ... For the Bullied and the Beautiful." TED2013. Mar. 2013. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: With this quote, poet Shane K0yczan uses a humorous metaphor to describe his experience with rejection. The quote is from K0yczan's funny, poignant, and poetic TEDTalk about his personal journey of discovering what it means to survive bullying and stand up for yourself. Watch the full TEDTalk here: Shane K0yczan - To This Day ... For the Bullied and the Beautiful