Positive quotes for Teens




MAY 2011


May 25, 2011
" Don't just be youthful - be useful."
Written in 2010 by Michael F., Age 19 --- Nigeria

May 25, 2011
" Measure success not by what you have done, but what you could do."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Innocent S., Age 16 --- Ghana

May 25, 2011
" There are 5 things a human being must deal with: character, emotions, manner of speech, desire and influence. If you can deal with these, you are a success."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Desmond O., Age 16 --- Nigeria

May 23, 2011
" Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself."
John MacNaughton --- Submitted by Aparna D., Age 18 --- India

May 23, 2011
" Never settle for the less in life, reach for the top."
Written in 2011 by Desmond J.O., Age 16 --- Nigeria
For those who want to live a victorious life.

May 23, 2011
" Make each day of your life a masterpiece, for only the greatest artists can take inspiration from the good and the bad and turn it into something truly beautiful. When you look back, you'll be able to see what you have created, and you will realize it was wonderful."
Catherine McLaughlin --- Submitted by H.B., Age 16 --- Canada
I was having probably one of my worst days ever, but I didn't want to be negative. I started to think about abstract paintings, books, songs, even plays, and realized they were often inspired by tragic events. A true artist can take both the good and the bad and make it beautiful.

May 18, 2011
" There is a time in life where you must let all the wrong doings go, learn that we all must move on, and accept that we all make mistakes."
Written in 2011 by Maranda B., Age 17 --- North Carolina

May 18, 2011
" I never get jealous when I see my ex with another girl because my parents told me to give my old stuff to the less fortunate."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by A. K., Age 17 --- Texas

May 18, 2011
" Life isn't about finding yourself... It's about CREATING yourself!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Marisol P., Age 14 --- Texas
This quote always pushed me to forget all the b.s. and just change my own life to be the way I wanted it to be.

May 16, 2011
" Living is easy, but life is hard. So live life to the fullest and you will find a common ground."
Written in 2011 by Shakena W., Age 18 --- North Carolina

May 16, 2011
" Each and every one of us has our purpose - why we are where we are today. So don't listen to what people have to say cause everyone wants us to live the way they do; don't listen to bad remarks."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by N.Y., Age 16 --- South Africa

May 16, 2011
As a teenager:
What are the changes I want to make to my world?
What influence can I have on people's lives?
What is my mission?
What is my goal?
What is my choice (life or death)?
What have I been I created for?
What is my primary assignment?
Who are my mentors?
What impact am I going to leave on people's lives?
What will people remember me for?
What is the legacy I want to leave for my children?
My future awaits me and am I preparing for it?
How disciplined am I to my education and life?
If I am lucky and receive opportunities will I use them?
How do I create opportunities for other people?
Written in 2011 by Desmond O., Age 16 --- Nigeria
As young adults, don't die regretful lives. You were created for something in particular. Find yourself again. A purposeful life is a life worth living.

May 11, 2011
" Don't let people become a priority in your life when you're just an option in theirs."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Lizzie N., Age 16 --- United Kingdom
This is very true and happens a lot, it's happening to me at the moment.

May 11, 2011
" Sometimes it's hard to let go of the ones you love, but always remember: there is someone better in your life that will never leave your side and it's okay to let out your emotions."
Written in 2011 by Katrina P., Age 15 --- West Virginia
TRUST me, I've been through this and it's hard to get over if you don't let out your feelings. Always remember love the ones who love you back and forget about the ones who say they care because in the end, you will realize the ones who have loved you the most will give you another chance - but usually not second chances, so love your true friends!

May 11, 2011
" Sometimes it takes risks to know the result that life will bring the next day - to live on, live on, dream on, dream on, and live for that dream."
Written in 2011 by Victor S., Age 16 --- Arizona

May 9, 2011
" Rumors, lies, hanging out, falling in love, the Levi, pep rally, football and basketball games, females, parties, and most of all the school itself. Gonna miss High School."
Written in 2011 by Jessie W., Age 18 --- Louisiana
I wrote this because today was my last day in high school.

May 9, 2011
" If you want to do something that will get you to success, and someone else is doing the opposite, don't be a follower of him or her. Start a new clan and be a leader."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Hailey P. --- Florida

May 9, 2011
" Never dissatisfy yourself to satisfy others."
Written in 2011 by Oladimeji R., Age 19 --- Nigeria
Hope this helps to inspire teens.

May 4, 2011
" Broken hearts cannot replace broken dreams."
Written in 2011 by T.S., Age 15 --- Canada

May 4, 2011
" The problem is we are so preoccupied that we couldn't make it without even giving it a try."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by K.R., Age 18 --- Philippines

May 4, 2011
" Courage, Integrity, and Innovation: What do these words mean? Could they be words that describe a leader, a dreamer, or words that describe what you think of others? Well the truth is it's the one who shows that not even their biggest fear could ever become an obstacle, when speaking their mind. Is it you?"
Written in 2011 by Victor S., Age 16 --- Arizona

May 2, 2011
" All the hardship and obstacles you struggle through now will only make for a better view when you get to the top!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by C.M., Age 17 --- California

May 2, 2011
" A word of encouragement during failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Malvika M., Age 13 --- India

May 2, 2011
" Just because you think someone did something, doesn't mean it's true. First find out the facts then do something with them."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Anicia B. --- Florida


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