October 26, 2009
" It's not about what you got, it's what you make of what you got."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by D.S., Age 13 --- Maryland
October 26, 2009
" Man! Got any energy worrying about problems around you? Better dedicate those useful energy reserves to hasten the solutions to them. You deserve rewards and results."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Felix N., Age 18 --- Ghana
I sit and worry about my problems without knowing I'm using my time and energy unprofitably.
October 26, 2009
" Everything is dying; it seems to be the end but really, a new beginning."
Written in 2009 by Samantha G., Age 13 --- Missouri
I've lost so much this year: 2 dogs, 2 grandmas, 3 homes, 2 cars and some of my best friends and I don't know how it could get any worse. But when I start to really think, maybe I just had to start over. I've turned to this site and am dedicated to helping others.

October 21, 2009
You made me laugh when I cried so hard
You gave me bracelets to cover my scars
You held me close when I was so cold
You offered a comforting hand to hold

You picked me up whenever I fell
You showed me heaven when I was blinded by hell
You answered my calls in the darkened night
You gave me the reasons to hold on and fight

You rescued me when I was drowning in pain
You placed me back on the right path again
You loved me forever and stayed by my side
You entered my heart as an angel to guide

You may not be with me so much anymore
But I know you will leave open a beckoning door
I miss you so much but I'll fight till the end
I love you so much my bestest friend.
Author Unknown --- Submitted by E.C., Age 17 --- Indiana
October 21, 2009
" I dig the gold, in a far dark hole, and bring it to the light where everyone can see it. I construct my tower, with the little I have, and yet everyone is welcome to have fun in it."
Copyright © 2009 Thozama Mathe
October 21, 2009
" It's easier to be happy than to be sad."
Gabrielle Zevin --- Submitted by Rebecca S., Age 13 --- Maryland
This quote was in one of my favorite books; "Elsewhere" by Gabrielle Zevin. This is completely true. It's so much simpler to choose to be happy than to waste your time and energy being sad or angry or any other negative emotion.
October 19, 2009
" You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing."
Marie Stopes --- Submitted by Osha F., Age 16 --- United Arab Emirates
October 19, 2009
" Before a guy can be my knight in shining armor he must first put on the full armor of God."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by M.M., Age 14 --- Kentucky
October 19, 2009
" Remember, life is what you make it. So when you make choices, choose wisely. One who chooses wisely succeeds."
Written in 2009 by Britney S., Age 17 --- Mississippi
I wrote this myself. I mean this is a quote that everybody knows and that is true. We all know that we have one life to live so my advice to everybody is to live life to the fullest. I'm not saying that you should just go out and do anything but I'm saying you should have fun.
October 14, 2009
" 30 years from now it won't matter what shoes you wore, how your hair looked, or the jeans you bought. What will matter is what you learned and how you used it."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Priya B., Age 14 --- Pennsylvania
I found this quote on a poster in my Gifted Seminar class… and it made me think.
October 14, 2009
" Learn to learn from mistakes."
Written in 2009 by Gowthaman N., Age 19 --- India
October 14, 2009
" Be yourself, because in the end, nobody but you can do it better."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jenny L., Age 14 --- Canada
I heard this in a different format but it really got to me because if you think about it, it's sooo true.
October 12, 2009
" Sometimes life can toss us up and lead us in the wrong direction. But sometimes we don't stop to think of the small things our animals do for us every day. The animal you love, do you ever just stop and say thank you for just being there to talk to? The love of a animal can bring the most joy you'll ever experience and they're there just to listen to you, not to judge or cause harm."
Written in 2009 by Samantha G., Age 13 --- Missouri
Animals have helped me in a way more than anything will ever be able to. I have 3 dogs, a cat and 2 horses. The horses are mind erasers - when brushing them you focus on their care, not on the thing that you were crying about. And when you're saddled up, sitting on their back and urge them into a trot and then canter, you feel free, YOU feel alive. Dogs greet you when you come home and always know when you've had a bad day and will just sit next to you and a cat is your tissue! I highly encourage EVERYONE to have a pet.
October 12, 2009
" Success is when your signature becomes an autograph."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Manaswini D., Age 14 --- India
October 12, 2009
" Live life to create."
Written in 2009 by Jessica K., Age 14 --- Iowa
October 7, 2009
" The majority of students are merely exposed to an education. We need to be those rare students that are infected by the education that we receive. Everyday you should try to learn something new because we live in a world full of wonders and mysteries. Utilize your knowledge to better yourself and the world in which you live in! "
Copyright © 2009 Ethen Carrell
October 7, 2009
" Don't keep your Dreams in your eyes, they may fall as tears. Keep them in your Heart so that every heartbeat may remind you about your Dreams!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Gaurav Sachdev --- India
October 7, 2009
" Success is not a doorway, it's a staircase ...so get to stepping."
Written in 2009 by Alexandria B., Age 13 --- Oklahoma
October 5, 2009
" I'm going to find that bush everyone's beating around and chop it down."
Written in 2009 by K.H., Age 13 --- Ohio
My mom was mad one day because someone wouldn't just come out and tell her something and she was telling her friend about it one day in the car while we were on our way to go shopping. I kept think of the quote beating around a bush and blurted out "Mom, I'm gonna find that bush she's been beating around and chop it down."
October 5, 2009
" See deeply through your mind and you'll realize that some good things always lie beyond a pile of bad things."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Vizard D T., Age 17 --- Indonesia
It keeps me standing strong.
October 5, 2009
" No life is a waste. The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone."
Mitch Albom --- Submitted by Sherilyn W., Age 17 --- Malaysia
I'm reading "The Five People You Meet In Heaven" by Mitch Albom and then I saw this quote. I want to share it with everyone so people can stop wasting their time by thinking they're alone as there're more important things for us to do.

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