20 "Why Me?" Quotes For When Life Gets You Down

Stephen King

Stephen King

When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, 'Why god? Why me?' and the thundering voice of God answered, 'There's just something about you that pisses me off.'

Roger Dawson

Roger Dawson

The most self-destructive thought that any person can have  is thinking that he or she is not in total control of his or her life. That’s when, ‘Why me?’ becomes a theme song.

Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe

The world over - 50 million children start playing tennis, 5 million learn to play tennis, 500,000 learn professional tennis, 50,000 come to the circuit, 5000 reach the grand slam, 50 reach Wimbledon, 4 to semi final, 2 to the finals, when I was holding a cup I never asked God 'Why me?'. And today in pain I should not be asking God 'Why me?'

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

When Life Puts You in Tough Situations, Don't Say 'Why Me', Say 'Try Me'.

Thomas Szasz

Thomas Szasz

Men are rewarded or punished not for what they do but for how their acts are defined. That is why men are more interested in better justifying themselves than in better behaving themselves.

Charles M Shultz

Charles M Shultz

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up.

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut

“Why me?” That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim. Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because this moment simply is. Have you ever seen bugs trapped in amber? - Yes. - Well, here we are, Mr. Pilgrim, trapped in the amber of this moment. There is no why.

Drew Brees

Drew Brees

And at the time, it is funny how you can look at something and say, for example with my shoulder injury, when it first happened I said this is the worst thing that could happen to me. Why me, why now? Now I look back and say it was probably the best thing that happened to me.

Robert Scheid

Robert Scheid

Life . . . is a joyful expression of love, praise and thanksgiving instead of a hopeless struggle which eventually ends in death. Giving thanks in every circumstance, we forego the logic and reason which asks, "Why me?" and open our hearts and learn to trust. Every obstacle becomes an occasion for rejoicing. We put love at the center of our universe and we are lifted beyond the world of limitation, doubt, and fear into the realm of love, hope, and eternal happiness.

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens

To the dumb question, 'Why me?' the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply, 'Why not?'

Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger

When you locate a bargain, you must ask, 'Why me, God? Why am I the only one who could find this bargain?'

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono

I wonder why men get serious at all. They have this delicate, long thing hanging outside their bodies which goes up and down by its own will. If I were a man I would always be laughing at myself.

Ellen Hopkins

Ellen Hopkins

You can have your pick of pretty women. Why me? You're like the ocean, Pattyn. Pretty enough on the surface, but dive down into your depths, you'll find beauty most people never see. Lucky me. I fell in, headfirst.

David Rakoff

David Rakoff

Unfortunately, there's no greater rhyme or reason as to why it would be me. And since there is no answer as to why me, it's not a question I feel really entitled to ask.

Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult

People work too hard to figure out the meaning of their lives. Why me, why now. The truth is, sometimes things don't happen to you for a reason. Sometimes it's just about being in the right place at the right time for someone else.

James Allen

James Allen

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut

Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because this moment simply is.

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris

I happened to be in the right place at the right time.

Mary J Blige

Mary J Blige

If we didn't have understanding of our journey, we wouldn't be able to go on. We'd be stuck, like, 'Why me?'

Walter White

Walter White

It's kind of funny. When I got my diagnosis - cancer - I said to myself, 'Why me?' And then, the other day, when I got the good news, I said the same thing.