"MOTIVATING TEENS"
MAY 2009

May 27, 2009
" You shouldn't just follow your dreams; you should chase them!"
Written in 2009 by Jaquie G., Age 13 --- California
This is how I live my life.
May 27, 2009
" Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game because striking out means no confidence and no confidence means giving up with negative thought. Make it positive and you never know what good things will come to you."
Babe Ruth + Unknown --- Submitted by Brittany L., Age 15 --- Ohio
I selected this one because I think that sometimes teens have nothing but negative thoughts about themselves and their peers. I have found, by self-experience, that being negative will never get you anywhere in life that you need to be.
May 27, 2009
" Life is a one-way road... there's no turning back. So make sure your going down the right road."
Written in 2009 by LaTisha P., Age 14 --- Trinidad and Tobago
I came up with this quote after reading "Never look back unless you're planning to go that way."


May 20, 2009
" Don't try to break the rules - make the rules."
Written in 2009 by James Smith
May 20, 2009
" Love life, even if it hates you."
Dustin Smith --- Submitted by Corey C., Age 13 --- Georgia
Dustin is one of my closest friends and he told me this quote the night before leaving for the marines. This philosophy helped me get through the death of my father and both grandparents.
May 20, 2009
" You can do anything you want. Just remember there are consequences."
Written in 2009 by Jeremy O., Age 16 --- Pennsylvania
I thought of this after I got in trouble and haven't got in any more trouble since.
May 18, 2009
" Dance is a window to the soul; it doesn't let you hide."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by S.L., Age 13 --- England
Everyone's dreams bring out the best in them. No matter what it is, you just cannot hide.
May 18, 2009
" A hunter who has one arrow does not shoot with careless aim."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Japhter M., Age 19 --- South Africa
I think it will motivate a lot of students all around the world.
May 18, 2009
" Don't just chase your dreams ... catch them!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by A.H., Age 17 --- England
May 13, 2009
" Be thankful for what you have for you don't know what you have until it's gone."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Z.A., Age 13 --- California
You may not have everything but be thankful because some have nothing.
May 13, 2009
" 100 positive thoughts can destroy one negative thought but one negative thought can destroy 100 positive thoughts."
Bhagirath Joshi --- Submitted by Purna P., Age 14 Years --- India
May 13, 2009
" Will an angel come down & tell me who I'm destined to be with so I don't have to go through any more paths of pain?"
Written in 2009 by Jade M., Age 15 --- Iowa
I thought of this because I know all teens have relationships and get hurt. & you just wish someone would give you that person you wanna be with!
May 11, 2009
" As every day comes and goes, a page is turning in my book… and as I read on, I begin to better understand my life's story."
Written in 2009 by John, Age 19 --- Louisiana
I created this quote one night while on facebook.
May 11, 2009
" If you let some one else down by your attitude, you're bringing yourself down even more."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by K.S., Age 14 --- Oklahoma
May 11, 2009
" Our enemies are not the ones who stand before us but whose reflection we see in the mirror standing behind us."
Written in 2009 by Sirena T., Age 16 --- Georgia
May 6, 2009
" Ask for advice but do what you think is right."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jitesh S., Age 18 --- India
May 6, 2009
" If you want to remove evils from the minds of others, first we should try to remove evils from the mind of ourselves."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Purna P., Age 14 --- India
May 6, 2009
" Success does not come to you. You go to it!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Avijeet, Age 15 --- India
Friends, I think it's the secret of success.
May 4, 2009
" On the road of life, I have no idea where I'm going until I look up and straight ahead."
Written in 2009 by Stephanie S, Age 18 --- Oklahoma
May 4, 2009
" ...And when things get crazy, you just got to push through it and remember that that's just how it goes and that's how it's always going to be."
Written in 2009 by Tess M., Age 15 --- Wisconsin
May 4, 2009
" The race is not over... because I haven't won YET!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nirmita K., Age 18 --- India



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