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MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES FOR TEENS
SUBMITTED BY TEENS
MAY 2005


 

May 25, 2005
" Always be looking for the mystery of the future, but never be apprehensive to live it out to the fullest."
Copyright © 2005 Erin Rhinehart
I live by this quote. It helps me not to worry.


May 25, 2005
" I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability; it was my mental ability."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Stana S., Age 15 --- Pennsylvania
It's all about confidence in yourself. Just say to yourself, "I CAN".


May 25, 2005
" Remember life is like art; it is subjective. Just because one person doesn't like you, that doesn't mean that everyone doesn't like you either."
Written in 2005 by K.S. --- New Jersey


May 25, 2005
" A smile is so very contagious. Let's make this disease global and spread it around the world."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sarah G., Age 16 --- Nebraska
I like to be positive. I like optimistic people. So if everyone treated everyone else with love and respect, the world would be a better place to live in. So keep smiling!


May 25, 2005
" No matter how insignificant you feel you are, there will always be someone who thinks the world of you."
Written in 2005 by B.M., Age 17 --- Manitoba, Canada



May 23, 2005
" Success tomorrow begins today!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nina T., Age 13 --- Singapore


May 23, 2005
" Stand up for who you are. Don't be loved for who you aren't. Wish for what you want."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Danielle S., Age 16 --- Wyoming


May 23, 2005
" Friends are like stars. They come and go but the ones that stay are the ones that glow!"
Written in 2005 by Alicemarie S., --- Louisiana


May 23, 2005
" Life is full of surprises - you find one around every corner."
Written in 2005 by Jessica R., Age 13 --- United Kingdom


May 23, 2005
" Sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down are sometimes the ones that help you back up!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shanna L., Age 14 --- Texas


May 18, 2005
" If you want to make beautiful music, you have to play the black and the white keys together."
Richard Nixon --- Submitted by Stephanie S., Age 13 --- New York
Racism is a very bad thing. I would know. Richard Nixon said this during a time when people were judged because of their skin color and their race. People need to realize that it's what inside that counts.


May 18, 2005
" You never put in too much work for the cause, for if you don't do the work, you'll never know the outcome."
Copyright © 2005 Troy Warner


May 18, 2005
" We are all unique. Everyone has their own flavor, their own attitude, their own style, their own dreams. You are who you were born to be."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by A.A., Age 16 --- United Kingdom


May 18, 2005
" It's not where our chosen paths take us; it's the type of path we choose to take."
Copyright © 2005 Jaime Burris


May 18, 2005
" The difference between chAmp and chUmp is U."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by B.R., Age 16 --- North Dakota


May 16, 2005
" You can climb into life and you can overcome obstacles."
Copyright © 2005 Jonathon Davis


May 16, 2005
" Want turns into will, will turns into strength, strength turns into intensity, and intensity turns into victory."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kurt K. --- Iowa


May 16, 2005
" Life is not about fitting in; it's about standing out and continuing on!"
Written in 2005 by M.T., Age 18 --- Alberta, Canada
Never try to be someone you are not. Life is hard enough trying to be our own person without trying to please other people. Live for the one inside; be only you!


May 16, 2005
" I'll try is an excuse."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Andy B., Age 16 --- Ohio


May 16, 2005
" We all make mistakes; we live we learn. It doesn't make us bad people; it just makes us human."
Cyra --- Submitted by N.J., Age 15 --- Washington


May 16, 2005
" Don't go into battle unless you have enough motivation to reach our goal and make it to the top."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rachel A., Age 15 --- Minnesota
In all sports, it takes time and practice to win. You all need to work together to make it work out. If everyone can get enough motivation to win, your dreams can be made into realities--R. GR Volleyball


May 11, 2005
" Life is like a maze. We encounter obstacles along the way to success."
Copyright © 2005 Nur Izzati Tahir


May 11, 2005
" Life is like a gun shooting bullets, when you least expect it. You can die any minute now. Are you going to spend your last few breaths in depression or die knowing you experienced life and explored!?"
Copyright © 2000 Mina S. Meman
This is a quote that I wrote just before September 11, 2001 occurred. I, being from Iraq, was devastated and this is the quote that I think of every morning when I wake up. I'm hoping that one day someone would listen....maybe one day someone will understand....and combined we would have peace.


May 11, 2005
" Live life for all it has to give, for it passes with the blink of an eye."
Copyright © 2005 Mike Young


May 11, 2005
" The pain only hurts until it goes away."
Written in 2005 by Chris D., Age 15 --- Ontario, Canada
This web site has motivated me through tough times in life and sports. Thank you.


May 11, 2005
" When life gives you lemons.........eat them!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by S.O., Age 16 --- Ontario, Canada


May 9, 2005
" Happiness is not a state of being, but a simple choice."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jessica M., Age 14 --- Texas
I have really learned about happiness a lot lately and to truly find in yourself who you are. I think this would help teens out especially since we aren't always happy all the time. So, I think this would help teen really recognize and understand what happiness really is.


May 9, 2005
" Time waits for no one. Its workings are a mystery like the human mind and why it waits for the exact moment to do anything. It's never the wrong time to do the right thing. Don't waste the time you are given, use every minute to your advantage, you never know which one could be your last."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jennifer W., Age 18 --- Washington
I've been thinking a lot about the idea of time lately. A close friend of mine and I have had horrible timing all our lives and it's occurred to me that it's never wise to wait for the opportune moment, often times it never comes. Do what you have to do or say what you have to say NOW, before it's too late and you regret it for the rest of your life. Don't wait for time; it won't cooperate.


May 9, 2005
" When the bad times hit in life, just try to look up that steep and muddy hill and remember that you are always loved by someone."
Copyright © 2005 Kassy Smith


May 9, 2005
" If you are too afraid to stand up to someone, who thinks they are better than you, no one will ever remember your name."
Copyright © 2005 Colin Straight
It means if you're too afraid to try something hard, then you're too afraid to try life - don't be.


May 9, 2005
" Life is an improvisation."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Natasha L., Age 14 --- United Kingdom
In Drama, I used to hate doing improvisations on the spot but then it occurred to me that your whole life is an improvisation. No one can give you a script or tell you what to do, it's all up to you to make something of your life.


May 4, 2005
" No matter how bad something gets, there is always something good to find in it. It might be tough to find, but it's there. Just look and you'll find it."
Written in 2005 by Taylor P., Age 16 --- Texas


May 4, 2005
" A promise is always a promise. They ask you to not tell anyone - you tell someone anyway and I guess it's okay until that person finds out you told, but it's then that you lose your trust, your friend and your dignity. If you can't keep it don't take it."
Copyright © 2005 Alicia King
Never take a promise you can't keep, just don't take it in the first place.


May 4, 2005
" If you try your hardest everyday then you will overcome more than you ever dreamed possible."
Copyright © 2005 Randi Gilmore


May 4, 2005
" You may not be the best in the public's eyes but you know you're the best in your heart."
Copyright © 2005 Fadz Yus
I made up this quote when my band did not get what we expected and most of us broke down into tears. This quote made my band stronger - to face other challenges in future times.


May 4, 2005
" Those who work hard shall succeed and will be rewarded in their future."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Tech H., Age 17 --- Texas


May 2, 2005
" Don't try to conform life to you, let life shape you and take you through all the rough times. In the end, you will be much wiser and a more respectable person because of it."
Copyright © 2005 Katherine Robillard
I found this out the hard way after my father passed away many years ago. I was always trying to make things work for me, and then I finally learned to just go with it and it's so much easier!


May 2, 2005
" Just for Today."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Brittany H., Age 14 --- Pennsylvania
Don't worry about tomorrow and don't try and change the past --- just live in the moment.


May 2, 2005
" Why give up when success is just around the corner?"
Written in 2005 by Jared R., Age 14 --- Texas


May 2, 2005
" When you think the world has turned its back on you, take a look. Most likely, you have turned your back on the world."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Monica M., Age 15 --- Texas


May 2, 2005
" Never make a permanent solution to a temporary problem."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Corey M., Age 18 --- Illinois

 

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