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"MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES FOR TEENS"
OCTOBER 1999

  • October 29, 1999
    " I look upon life as a gift from God.
    I did nothing to earn it.
    Now that the time is coming to give it back,
    I have no right to complain."
    Joyce Cary --- Sent in by Myles, Age 17 --- Victoria, Australia
  • October 29, 1999
    " I've learned that it's hard to determine where to draw the line
    Between being nice and not hurting people's feelings
    And standing up for what you believe."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Megan, Age 15 --- Ohio
  • October 29, 1999
    " God is in me or not at all."
    Jen G. --- Sent in by Carrie N., Age 16 --- California
  • October 29, 1999
    " We would accomplish many more things
    If we did not think of them as impossible.
    The things impossible with men are possible with God. (Luke 18:27)"
    Sent in by Alani P., Age 17 --- Virginia
  • October 29, 1999
    " You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."
    Colette --- Sent in by Abbie, Age 17 --- Oklahoma
  • October 27, 1999
    " If we do not fit into this world,
    Perhaps we should make the world fit to live in."
    From 'The Thoughts of Nanushka' by Nan Witcomb
    --- Sent in by Laura, Age 13 --- Australia

  • October 27, 1999
    " Be a go-getter or you'll never rise above sea level."
    Monica --- Sent in by Kimberly S., Age 13 --- Florida
  • October 27, 1999
    " It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes;
    It takes more grit and gumption to forgive them
    For having witnessed you own."
    Jessamyn West --- Sent in by Aubrey B., Age 17 --- Pennsylvania
  • October 27, 1999
    " The first step toward success in any job is
    To become interested in it."
    W.M. Osler --- Sent in by Elizabeth, Age 16 --- Oklahoma
  • October 27, 1999
    " Don't find fault, find a remedy."
    H. Ford --- Sent in by Alesha O., Age 12 --- Texas
  • October 25, 1999
    " If you go out looking for friends you will find them very scarce.
    If you go out to be a friend, you will find them everywhere."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Amy W., Age 18 --- Mississippi
  • October 25, 1999
    " All One Has To Do ... Is Believe"
    Cameron M., Age 18 --- New Zealand
  • October 25, 1999
    " Sports don't build character.
    They reveal it."
    Heywood Hale Brown --- Sent in by Nathanael S., Age 17 --- Iowa
    --- Author's name supplied by Amanda G. 10/30/99

  • October 25, 1999
    " Friendship is a plant that must often be watered."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Izzy R., Age 14 --- Ohio
  • October 25, 1999
    " Failures want pleasing methods...
    Success wants pleasing results."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Katrina E., Age 16
    --- And her Synchronized Skating Teammates --- Alberta, Canada

  • October 22, 1999
    " Yesterday brought the beginning,
    Tomorrow brings the end,
    And somewhere in the middle,
    We became the best of friends."
    Author Unknown -- Sent in by Rachel B., Age 15 --- New York
  • October 22, 1999
    " Somewhere there's someone who dreams of your smile
    And finds in your presence that life is worthwhile
    So when you are lonely, remember its true..
    Somebody, somewhere is thinking of you!"
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Maureen, Age 16 --- New Jersey
  • October 22, 1999
    " It is okay to make a mistake,
    But it is a mistake if you don't keep trying."
    Jessica, Age 15 --- Connecticut
  • October 22, 1999
    " When you are struggling with something,
    Don't always go to your friends.
    They don't always want to listen or help,
    But go to God because he will always listen and help."
    Ashley D., Age 15 --- New Jersey
  • October 22, 1999
    " Immortality lies not in the things you leave behind,
    But in the people your life has touched."
    Anonymous --- Sent in by Aubrey B, Age 17 --- Pennsylvania
  • October 20, 1999
    " Love me when I least deserve it,
    Because that is when I need it most."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Kristina Y., Age 17 --- Florida
  • October 20, 1999
    " Ships in harbors are safe, but that's not what ships are for."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Victoria K., Age 17 --- New York
  • October 20, 1999
    " When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief. That is a friend who cares."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Kirbi P., Age 16 --- South Carolina
  • October 20, 1999
    " We write our own destiny. We become what we do."
    Madame Chiang Kai-Shek --- Sent in by Stephanie, Age 14 --- Connecticut
  • October 18, 1999
    " Once you no longer believe in and give power to logic and reasoning,
    You are no longer bound by their limits."
    Copyright © 1999 Grant Walker --- Florida
  • October 18, 1999
    " If things go wrong, don't go with them."
    Roger Babson --- Sent by Coral S., Age 18 --- Michigan
  • October 18, 1999
    " And the sun on my shoulders brings,
    Because of its perfect warmth,
    The feeling that I wear great wings
    While stepping along the earth."
    Robert Gray --- Sent in by Jannette M., Age 17 --- Thailand
  • October 18, 1999
    " We're swallowed up only when we are willing for it to happen."
    Nathalie Sarraute --- Sent in by Kimberly S., Age 13 --- Florida
  • October 15, 1999
    " It takes but one minute to have a crush,
    An hour to like someone and a day to fall in love,
    But a lifetime to forget that special someone."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shanna, Age 16 --- Connecticut
  • October 15, 1999
    " Confidence will get you everywhere!"
    Danielle C., Age 16 --- Manitoba, Canada
  • October 15, 1999
    " The end justifies the mean."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Abby, Age 15 --- Indiana
  • October 15, 1999
    " At first it seemed as though life was about to begin,
    But there was always something in the way,
    Something to get through first, some unfinished business.
    At last I realized that these obstacles were my life."
    Anonymous --- Sent in by Sarah, Age 15 --- Michigan
  • October 13, 1999
    " The best dreams happen when you are awake."
    Nikki B., Age 15 --- Illinois
  • October 13, 1999
    " The stars only come out at night."
    Charles A. Beard --- Sent in by Stephanie P., Age 15 --- New York
  • October 13, 1999
    " Friends are made by many acts
    And lost by only one."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Traci W., Age 16 --- South Carolina
  • October 13, 1999
    " The achievement of your goal is assured
    The moment you commit yourself."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Stephanie, Age 15 --- Louisiana
  • October 13, 1999
    " May your neighbor respect you,
    Trouble neglect you,
    The angels protect you,
    And Heaven accept you."
    An Irish Blessing --- Sent in by Katie, Age 17 --- New Jersey
  • October 11, 1999
    " Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Alesha O., Age 12 --- Texas
  • October 11, 1999
    " The manner of giving is worth more than the gift."
    Pierre Corneille --- Sent in by Tami P., Age 16 --- Queensland, Australia
  • October 11, 1999
    " The soul would have no rainbow, had the eye no tears."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Jennifer Y., Age 19 --- Florida
  • October 11, 1999
    " In this life it is not what the world does to us that matters,
    It is what we do to the world."
    Nan Witcomb --- Sent in by Laura E., Age 14 --- Australia
  • October 11, 1999
    Yesterday is Tomorrow

    " Is tomorrow just another day?
    For yesterday can't last.
    Can we peer into the future by studies of the past?
    Will things remain as they are, we wonder what will be?
    What the future holds for us, we have no way to see.
    Whether we're content with life, or long for it to change,
    Time will satisfy them both
    For nothing remains the same."
    Copyright © 1999 Ryan Scott
    --- Sent in by Erin D., Age 17 --- Ontario, Canada

  • October 8, 1999
    " No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed.
    No dream ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Katrina E., Age 16
    --- And her Synchronized Skating Teammates --- Alberta, Canada

  • October 8, 1999
    " It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Wendy McC., Age 18 --- Ontario, Canada
  • October 8, 1999
    " This may be the last time I see you
    But if you keep me in your heart
    Together we shall be eternal
    If you believe that we shall never part."
    Ben Harper --- Sent in by Jannette M., Age 17 --- Thailand
  • October 8, 1999
    " The tide of life is sometimes very rough, but each storm ridden through
    Makes us better captains of our souls."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Amber F., Age 15 --- Iowa
  • October 8, 1999
    " One who does not look ahead remains behind."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Elizabeth, Age 16 --- Oklahoma
  • October 6, 1999
    " Nothing is possible, unless you make it possible."
    Urvashi G., Age 18 --- New York
  • October 6, 1999
    " What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday,
    And our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow:
    Our life is a creation of our mind."
    Buddha --- Sent in by Rozi J., Age 17 --- Australia
  • October 6, 1999
    " Maybe the hardest part of growing up is
    Having the ones you've always turned to
    Turn to you."
    Kevin Arnold from the Wonder Years
    --- Sent in by Michele S., Age 14 --- New York

  • October 6, 1999
    " Live life the fullest.
    Cherish every moment for what it is worth,
    Because when it's over, it's over!"
    Corey H., Age 19 --- Maryland
  • October 6, 1999
    " Sometimes people make mistakes;
    But that's exactly what they are - mistakes."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Jeneh J., Age 14 --- Arizona
  • October 4, 1999
    " The things that last forever take forever."
    T.G. Brooks --- Sent in by Ashley S., Age 14 --- Ohio
  • October 4, 1999
    " Sometimes the best way to figure out who you are
    Is to get to that place where you don't have to be anything else."
    From a teen article --- Sent in by Kelsi C., --- Texas
  • October 4, 1999
    " Life is like an onion:
    You peel it off layer at a time,
    And sometimes you cry."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Izzy R., Age 14 --- Ohio
  • October 4, 1999
    " Things which matter most must never be at the mercy
    Of things which matter the least."
    Goethe --- Sent in by Stephanie, Age 14 --- Connecticut
  • October 4, 1999
    " Everyday is a good day; some are just better than others."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Kimberly S., Age 13 --- Florida
  • October 1, 1999
    " You never know when you are making a memory!"
    Emily B., Age 16 --- Ohio
  • October 1, 1999
    " Mans flight through life is sustained by the power of his knowledge."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by C.W.S., Age 13 --- Alabama
  • October 1, 1999
    " Why discriminate, when you can appreciate?"
    Herb Wilson --- Sent in by Megan R., Age 14 --- Wisconsin
  • October 1, 1999
    " The moon couldn't go on shining
    If it paid attention to all the dogs who barked at it."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Molly T., Age 16 --- Kansas
  • October 1, 1999
    " It is always well to remember that success is a ladder, not an escalator."
    Warren Hull --- Sent in by Sent by Coral S., Age 18 --- Michigan







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