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"MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES FOR TEENS"
FEBRUARY 2005

February 28, 2005
" Pressure comes with being a teen; it's how you handle the pressure that changes the outcome."
Copyright 2005 Kristen Wiley
Just know that struggles come, but it's you that gives it a positive outlook or a negative one.
February 28, 2005
" Forget about taking the easy route. The only way to know what your truly capable of is to take on more than you can handle and see if you can handle it."
Copyright 2005 T.J. Walsh
February 28, 2005
" Insane dreams are the sanity that keeps us from going insane in reality."
Written in 2005 by T. H., Age 13 --- Alberta, Canada
To me, this just means that people do not often believe you will succeed and that your dreams will always remain just that - dreams. But if you keep those dreams in your heart, you will never lose focus on what you really want to do and be, no matter what other people say.
February 28, 2005
" You are not finished when you lose; you are finished when you give up!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by C.M., Age 16 --- Minnesota
Don't give up!
February 28, 2005
" You'll never know the importance of the people around you until they're gone. So as long as they're still with you, show them how precious and appreciated they are."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sponge Bob, Age 17 --- Philippines
I've just realized the meaning of the quote two weeks ago. I knew that this was true because I was about to lose a friend. I was neglecting her in every way and I am really sorry now, for every pain that I've caused. I miss her a lot.

February 23, 2005
" Victory comes at a price. The question we must ask ourselves is, 'What are we willing to pay?'"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Gabe H., Age 13 --- Washington
February 23, 2005
" Live life on the edge; just don't fall off."
Copyright 2005 Rachel A. Balderas
February 23, 2005
" To laugh you have to live. To love you have to laugh. To live you have to love. Without it, you're not living."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by M.K., Age 16 --- Maine
February 23, 2005
" If you hang your head low, then you can't see what's in front of you and you end up missing out."
Copyright 2005 Kevin Marquis
I sometimes get down on myself in sports and other things and most of the time I hang my head low and sigh. You should keep your head up and maybe something amazing will happen.
February 23, 2005
" If you base your life on trying to impress someone who doesn't notice you, then you'll never do anything in your life."
Copyright 2005 Julie Devus
I found this out from experience. I realized that I was trying so hard to get the kid I liked to notice me. Then I realized that I never really did anything because I was always chasing him.
February 23, 2005
" When I ask you what time is it, don't tell me how to build a watch."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Holly E., Age 17 --- South Dakota
This is one of my grandpa's favorite expressions. He's one for getting to the point.
February 21, 2005
" Sometimes in life....you find yourself lying under the penetrating shadow of broken dreams...but don't give up...have faith...and you shall conquer..."
Copyright 2005 Alina Khawar
It's true...you can turn everything to it's good side...
February 21, 2005
" Your heart will be broken, and then it will be broken again, but true love can always put the puzzle it's broken, back together again."
Written in 2004 by Carol Ann O., Age 13 --- Louisiana
This quote completely describes my life to the fullest. I have realized that I can tell myself that I love someone and when I finally realize that I don't, my heart is broken. When I really do find true love, all the pieces of my heart will fit back together again without any pieces missing!
February 21, 2005
" Every time you see a smile, you see a glimpse of Heaven's light shining down."
Sasha Azevedo --- Submitted by Ashley D. ---Rhode Island
February 21, 2005
" Dreams are simply reality in the making."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Heather M., Age 16 --- Massachusetts
February 21, 2005
" Never let fear get in the way of experiencing something new, overcome it and walk out standing tall."
Written in 2004 Tim N., Age 15 --- W.A, Australian External Territories
Even at 15, I live my life by my quote. I missed out on an opportunity to experience something new from fear and promised myself never to let it happen again. I love adrenalin and am always pushing myself to try everything.
February 16, 2005
" Too often we fail in the kind of love that tells us to abandon our lives and plans, all for one brief moment among the stars, but it doesn't make you want to stop trying."
Written in 2005 by G.S., Age 17 --- Minnesota
February 16, 2005
" If the one you love brings you more tears than joy, they are not worthy of your love."
Written in 2005 by Hilary D., Age 19 --- Melbourne, Australia
I have shared this with friends when they have problems in their relationships.
February 16, 2005
" Desire is the only motivator that can overcome all adversity."
Written in 2005 by T.P., Age 16 --- Washington
February 16, 2005
" Only you can make your dreams come true."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mary Lynn T., Age 14 --- Alberta, Canada
My coach, Michelle Brown, used to tell us this lots and I know it helped me along with many of the other athletes.
February 14, 2005
" Every game is worth playing. Every shift is worth trying. Every risk is worth taking. For we are the only people who know the thrill of playing and the fruits of trying."
Written in 2005 by K.A., Age 14 --- New York
I wrote this quote for my hockey team. May they know that their possibilities are limitless. I hope that all who read this quote know that they have no limits when it comes to your dreams.
February 14, 2005
" Look to the past and that's where you'll stay. Why ponder tomorrow when we've just got today?"
Written in 2005 by T.J. Watson
Knowledge of life is where we all start, dreams will come true when you think with your heart.
February 14, 2005
" I'd rather live my life knowing that I'm not perfect, rather than spending my whole life trying to be."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Malyssa H., Age 15 --- Michigan
February 14, 2005
" A reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Samantha P., Age 14 --- Oregon
I like this quote because it makes you stop and think about things you are doing and how it causes others to view who you are.
February 9, 2005
" Be good enough to be good enough."
Kyle Davis --- Submitted by Dave H. --- Virginia
February 9, 2005
" Live Life King Size."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Devs C., Age 17 --- Andhra Pradesh, India
Life is a God's gift. Every aspect of your life depends on the angle you view things. Life is very short lived just like ice cream, so try to enjoy it before it melts.
February 9, 2005
" Don't let the others underestimate you; just be yourself."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Zen G., Age 17 --- Iloilo, Philippines
February 9, 2005
" Fall seven times; stand up eight."
Japanese Proverb --- Submitted by Greta E., Age 15 --- Maryland
February 9, 2005
" The reason angels can fly because they take themselves lightly."
G.K. Chesterton --- Submitted by C.B., Age 14 --- New Zealand
February 9, 2005
" When someone hugs you... let them be the first to let go."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rachel H., Age 13 --- Massachusetts
February 7, 2005
Step follows step
Hope follows courage
Set your face toward danger
Set your heart on victory.
Gail Carson Levine --- Submitted by Brittany M., Age 13 --- Georgia
February 7, 2005
" In this life, you don't have to prove anything to anyone but yourself."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Audrey J., Age 15 --- California
February 7, 2005
" Don't let life take advantage of you. Take advantage of life."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kerri D., Age 15 --- Massachusetts
February 7, 2005
" Dreams are unfinished opportunities."
Written in 2004 by Alicia P., Age 17 --- Ohio
February 7, 2005
" Try, try, try til you reach the sky."
Written in 2003 by A.A., Age 17 --- Malaysia
February 2, 2005
" Nothing beautiful in life comes without thorns."
Written in 2004 by Nicole B. --- California
This quote has really helped me through hard times and I know that one fine day, the sun will smile and shine down upon me, filling me with warmth after the freezing storm.
February 2, 2005
" If you are waiting for a good time, you are wasting your good time."
Written in 2004 by Fahad Q., --- Pakistan
Don't waste your time waiting for a good time to come, enjoy every moment of your life, live today!
February 2, 2005
" There are no shortcuts to any place worth getting to."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by B.D., Age 16 --- Victoria, Australia
February 2, 2005
" Life without struggle is not life. Without struggle, you will not succeed in life."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Wu Jian W., Age 16 --- Singapore
February 2, 2005
" Life is like a raw piece of steak; season it, then make it tender!"
Copyright 2005 Amy Carter
Some things may go wrong in life but it's up to you to change them!!