September 27, 2006
"It's funny to think of how different your life would be if you never met the people who changed it."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by K.T., Age 13 --- Kansas
This is really true because if we never had our friends, we would be nowhere, lost in a crowd. My friends changed me so much into who I am today and I love them to death for it!
September 27, 2006
"Actions speak louder then words, but sometimes words get through to people."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jason M., Age 17 --- Illinois
September 27, 2006
"The best things that ever happen to you in life are the things that are over the quickest and the worst things take longer to get over with."
Written in 2006 by Anonymous, Age 15 --- Washington

September 25, 2006
"In life, there are people who care and people who don't. If you are one of the caring, you will shine in the eyes of someone no matter where you live, how you dress, or who your friends are. To see people shine out to me gives me the greatest joy in the world - to know people do care."
Written in 2006 by Torrance P. Age 14 --- Michigan
September 25, 2006
"Life without uncertainty is like skipping to the last page of a book when you're only on chapter 3 -- it defeats the purpose of everything in between."
Written in 2006 by T. Hall, Age 15 ---Canada
September 25, 2006
"We dance 'round in a circle and suppose, while the truth lies in the middle and knows."
Robert Frost --- Submitted by Tasha F., Age 15 --- Canada
Whenever someone makes a false assumption behind my back, I really just think of this quote.
September 25, 2006
"If you want it, don't wait for it to come to you; just go get it."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Richard K., Age 16 --- California
September 22, 2006
"Life is good. If you don't believe me, go to your local burn unit, cancer center or cemetery. All of them would gladly trade places with you ASAP."
My Dad --- Submitted by Pete Z., Age 14 --- Philippines
September 22, 2006
"We want it too much, we want it so much that when we get it, it's not enough!!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Angela N., Age 18 --- Australia
Never soak yourself into one problem for more than a day. Look ahead and see that there's more to life than drowning yourself in a problem... don't get caught up --- keep looking ahead!!
September 22, 2006
"You don't have to prove something just for them to know you but instead just be your own self."
My Mom --- Submitted by Valerie Ann, Age 14 --- Philippines
September 22, 2006
"I don't know about beautiful, but maybe I'm not so average after all."
Carolyn Mackler --- Submitted by A.A., Age 16 --- New York
From her book "LOVE and Other Four Letter Words"
September 22, 2006
"Females who call themselves dimes, silver dollas, or just money in general can't seem to comprehend that the real beauty a woman has is priceless. You see, those coins get flipped and them dollas get ripped but diamonds are forever and I am a diamond."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Alex S., Age 15 --- Massachusetts
September 20, 2006
"Having greater expectations is not only my motivation, but also my life dream."
Copyright 2006 Terrell Diehl
September 20, 2006
"Going through struggles only makes you stronger. In life we deal with pain, rejection, criticism, failure and all sorts of things that only knock us down for a second. We have to learn to not let the bad get in the way of our life. Be strong and realize that everything happens for a reason. No one has a perfect life and no one likes to struggle but it's how you deal with your problems that make you the person you are today. Live, laugh, love, and don't let anyone bring you down. Life is too precious to spend being down. When you're sad, smile. Show people you make the best out of anything you go through & don't be afraid of being YOU --- because that's what's important."
Copyright 2006 Soneeca Gipson
We all go through problems but always realize there is a reason for everything.
September 20, 2006
"There would be no good days if there were no bad ones, the sky wouldn't be blue if it were never black, and sometimes you have to fall halfway down the mountain to find the path that will take you straight to the top."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Brittany N., Age 14 --- Georgia
This has gotten me through some tough times because I knew that the bad just makes the good that much better.
September 20, 2006
"There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does every dancer a bit of good."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Hayley S., Age 13 --- New Jersey
September 20, 2006
"A true friend fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Catherine Y., Age 14 --- California
September 13, 2006
"Sometimes we forget what we've got, who we are, or who we're not. I think we've got a chance to make it right... keep it loose, keep it tight."
Written in 2006 by Alexander G., Age 18 --- Maryland
September 13, 2006
"Look through the front window, not the rear view mirror."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rebecca C., Age 14 --- Canada
This quote really meant something to me because the 14 years that I have been living, I never really looked at the future and all the good things that were to come for me and long life road that is to come. So now, whenever I'm always thinking about the past and thinking about all the things that I did to embarrass myself, I think, "Hey I can't change the past but I can certainly change the future". This quote also means, "Don't look at where you have been, look at where you're going."
September 13, 2006
"Wishing you were someone else is a waste of the person you are."
Kurt Cobain --- Submitted by Shivina, Age 15 --- Hong Kong
It's true.
September 13, 2006
"Keep your head up at all times and don't let the haters bring you down."
Written in 2005 by Melvina C., Age 14 --- Florida
This quote has really gotten me through some tough times. When I hear people talking about me, I just think of this quote and keep moving.
September 13, 2006
"Sometimes you have to forget what you feel and realize what you deserve."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Q.L., Age 15 --- New Jersey
September 11, 2006
"It is only when you have somewhere to go, a purpose to fulfill, a destiny to reach that you have an obstacle."
Written in 2006 by Nii A.A., Age 16 --- Ghana
September 11, 2006
"There are certain things you have to let go of, but that doesn't mean they have to leave you."
Hailey Abbott --- Submitted by Jenni M., Age 14 --- Ohio
This is a quote from the last page of "SUMMER BOYS" and I thought it was a really good quote for people who are going through tough times or are getting over a hard situation. You may have a situation with a person but after that relationship is over, the memories will still be left.
September 11, 2006
"In life you might trip and fall but always remember to pick yourself back up and start over."
Written in 2006 by Stephany M., Age 15 --- New Jersey
September 11, 2006
"Always refuse to be forgotten!"
Written in 2006 by John K., Age 17 --- Nebraska
This quote means to always leave your mark and always strive for your dreams and to never give up on what you believe in.
September 11, 2006
"Live your life everyday. Life is a journey - have fun, laugh, cry, and focus on what's important now."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by C.B., Age 15 --- Kansas
In life, you never know if you will have tomorrow. Over the past summer I have had a couple of deaths and people who have come over conflicts. Have fun and enjoy life and make sure you tell people everything you want to say to them :)
September 6, 2006
"A friend is one soul in two bodies."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Cody F., Age 13 --- Wisconsin
September 6, 2006
"You have to take the good with the bad, smile with the sad, love what you've got and remember what you had. Always forgive, but ever forget, learn from your mistakes, but never regret. PEOPLE CHANGE, THINGS GO WRONG, but just remember, life goes on."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Courts M., Age 17 --- Australia
When the troubles in life drag you down remember there's always tomorrow. Nothing is ever as bad as it seems... smile.
September 6, 2006
"The past is the past and you can't change that. So live for the present and look towards the future, because this shapes what kind of person you are going to be."
Steve --- Submitted by A.L., Age 14 --- Canada
After suffering from child abuse, a really true and good friend came up with this quote for me. Thanks!
September 6, 2006
"Things happen when you least expect it. However, when it happens, bounce back and be strong when no one expects you to be."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by YueFeng, Age 16 --- Singapore
Something similar happened recently, this is how I feel. Hopefully, you'll agree =)
September 6, 2006
"Foolish is the man who excuses his actions with his age."
Written in 2006 by Uly M., Age 14 --- New Mexico
People who say "I'm to young to do this" or, "I'm 13 and he's 14, that's why he beat me" use their age as an excuse.

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