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MOTIVATION FOR TEENS
SUBMITTED BY TEENS
FEBRUARY 2009




 

February 25, 2009
" If you've lost a relationship, look back and laugh, look back and smile, look back and realize the two years you had together were only a portion and life moves on, it really does. If your relationship lasted two years and you live to be a hundred, that's two percent of your life. What are you going to do with the next 98 percent?"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Susan B., Age 16 --- Indiana
I selected this quote from one of my pep talks with my friend who had just recently gotten out of a long term relationship. It was just what I said that got her to get over him.


February 25, 2009
" It's not about anything else, no higher power. It's about you, as a person, finding the strength to do it on your own."
Written in 2009 by Joe B., Age 16 --- Illinois


February 25, 2009
" Don't fix the blame; fix the problem."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Bre C., Age 13 --- Australia




February 23, 2009
" No matter how hard of a time you are going through right now, this day, keep a positive attitude and keep telling yourself, 'Tomorrow will be a better day'."
Written in 2009 by Cassie H., Age 14 --- Illinois
If you keep thinking that, it's bound to come true. I had cancer in 6th grade and my dad told me to keep a positive attitude, and I truly believe if I hadn't, I wouldn't be here today.


February 23, 2009
" Life is not a rehearsal. Each day is a new show; no repeat, no rewind. So give your best shot in all your worthy acts, as the show goes on and on."
Dharm --- Submitted by Purna P., Age 14 years --- India


February 23, 2009
" Life is like a Novel with the end ripped out. So laugh too much, cherish what you have, and don't focus on the past - because you never know when you might stumble across those missing pages."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rhiannen S., Age 14 --- California


February 18, 2009
" Life is like a big ladder; if you keep climbing, you'll eventually get there."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kita C., Age 15 --- Nevada
If you keep trying in life, you could go to the top. But if you stop trying, you'll never make it.


February 18, 2009
" When life is at it's lowest stop take a deep breath, remember all you have. Giving up is never an option. If you give in you have failed, life isn't easy it has it's ups and downs. The bad times don't last, but tough people do. You cannot give up today, you risk losing tomorrow."
Written in 2009 Matt A., Age 16 --- Illinois
I'm going through a rough time in my life, sometimes I want to just give up, but in my heart I know tomorrow might be better.


February 18, 2009
" Today is a new day. Do what you want to do not what someone wants you to do. Be positive and remember that the world will not stop turning because of one bad thing."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Brett M., Age 18 --- Wisconsin


February 16, 2009
" Learn to open your heart and give without expecting anything in return."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Bre C., Age 13 --- Australia


February 16, 2009
" Winning doesn't always means to being first; winning means that you have done better than before."
Written in 2009 by Aditi S., Age 14 --- India
This has happened to me.


February 16, 2009
" Hurt, wounded, destroyed. These are the words that describe every bad moment in life. But there is only one word to describe all the good ones. Friends. Friends are always there for you through thick and thin. No matter what, they are always right by your side. When life is at its worst, do they abandon you? No. They are by you and help you through it. Friends, the best word in the world."
Written in 2008 by Cassie H., Age 14 --- Illinois
I have had many hardships in my life that I believe, if I did not have my friends, I would not have survived. Friends make the world seem so much nicer and make all those hardships seem so much easier. Friends help life keep on going.


February 16, 2009
" Sometimes, it's best to not know everything."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by C.H., Age 13 --- Canada


February 11, 2009
" Whatever happens one day doesn't have to carry on to the next. Just try to remember that everyday is a new one and whatever happened previously doesn't matter."
Neisha --- Submitted by D.H., Age 15 --- Rhode Island


February 11, 2009
" No matter what you do, there is always someone worse at it."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Isaac L., Age 17 --- Ohio


February 11, 2009
" If your mind is set to lose, then you have already lost."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Richard V., Age 17 --- California


February 9, 2009
" If we do only what we want all of our lives, we will never get to where we actually want to be in life."
Written in 2009 by Emelia R.
It tells us that when we say, "I don't want to do that!" that maybe that whatever we are being asked or told to do, will benefit us later. An example: becoming what we actually set out to be.


February 9, 2009
" I dream for happy things to happen. Dreaming is nice and helps me get through sometimes. REASON: it's my mind. In my dreams I can be anything, I can do anything. There are no walls keeping me from getting to where I could be in life. To get somewhere in life, you have to become. To become, you have to learn. To learn, you have to fail. To fail, you have to take chances."
Written in 2008 by K.H., Age 14 --- Indiana
Made mistakes in my 14 years of life, but I don't regret them cause at the time they felt right. At least I can say I lived my life taking chances but I try to make it not bother me.


February 9, 2009
" Music Is A Language... No One Understands Mine Yet."
Brett Adams --- Submitted by Mckinsey S., Age 14 --- Utah


February 4, 2009
" Tomorrow's always a new day."
Sandy and Peter Oemichen --- Submitted by Jeff O., Age 18
I selected this one because everyone makes mistakes and we always think that because something bad happens that our life is gonna go down hill from there. No matter what you do, you can always bring yourself to a higher standard than what people think you're at. If it is robbing a store or failing an exam, tomorrow's a new day to change and make sure you don't rob a store or fail your next test.


February 4, 2009
" Dreamers always dream, losers always try, winners never quit, and lovers never die."
Written in 2009 by Nicole C., Age 16 --- Ireland
This is something I came up with early on this year, it basically reflects my personal opinion of life. It is also a predominant part of a project I'm working on. I'm not sure if anyone out there will agree with it but if you can relate to what I'm saying, then just know that you are not alone.


February 4, 2009
" We are puppets in this world that can show emotion, it's how we express our emotion that makes us unique."
Written in 2009 by Patrick F., Age 15 --- Australia
I thought of it as my family is going through tough times.


February 4, 2009
" God has given us this beautiful life to rock."
Written in 2008 by Naina G., Age 14 --- India
I made up this quote because really, God has given us this beautiful life to rock. So friends, from today onwards, just keep it in your mind that you must make your life rocking only then you can understand the meaning of your this beautiful life which God has given as the gift.


February 2, 2009
" True love takes time. If it's meant to be, it will be."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kiara J., Age 17 --- Ohio
I feel people try to rush love because they feel their feelings will go away if they wait too long but truth is, the longer you wait the better the connection will be.


February 2, 2009
" Don't toot your horn, blare it!"
Chris Crocker (from Youtube) --- Submitted by Nick T., Age 15 --- Maine
This quote says that sometimes you have to speak up and step up to the plate to get what you want. Never be too friendly or insecure, always have things to stand up for and be proud to be you.


February 2, 2009
" I am the author of my life. Unfortunately I'm writing in pen, so I can't erase my mistakes."
Written in 2008 by Tracy N., Age 13 --- California


February 2, 2009
" Whenever you are in difficulties, ask your soul but don't ask your mind because your mind will say what you like but your soul will say what is right."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Purna P., Age 14 --- India

 

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