"MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES FOR TEENS"
AUGUST 1999

    August 30, 1999
    "Here's the key to success and failure:
    We become what we think."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Katrina E., Age 16 --- Alberta, Canada
    August 30, 1999
    "You come to know yourself not be seeing your reflection in a mirror,
    But by seeing your reflection in someone else."
    Lyndsey B., Age 16 --- North Carolina
    August 30, 1999
    "Things change, people change.
    It doesn't mean you forget the past or try to cover it up.
    It simply means that you move on, and treasure all the memories."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Ani, Age 16 --- Massachusetts
    August 30, 1999
    "The grass may be greener on the other side,
    But it still has to be mowed."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Becca, Age 17 --- Arkansas
    August 30, 1999
    "Knowledge is the most powerful tool in this world, when used;
    But if unused, it is the most useless."
    Luke D., Age 15 --- Northern Territory, Australia
    August 27, 1999
    "Be grateful for what you have.
    Be happy for who you are.
    Make yourself proud for what you can be."
    Melinda C., Age 15 --- San Germán, Puerto Rico
    --- Sent in by Cynthia Ramírez --- San Germán, Puerto Rico

    August 27, 1999
    "YAGA
    TAWAN
    TAWIN
    (you got to want to win)"
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Erin B., Age 14 --- New York
    August 27, 1999
    "Planting a seed is easy,
    But helping it grow into something beautiful
    Takes time and effort."
    Brenda G., Age 15 --- Pennsylvania
    August 27, 1999
    "For with God, nothing will be impossible."
    Luke 1:37 --- Sent in by Liza, Age 15 --- Virginia
    August 25, 1999
    "In the face of adversity, don't blink."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Sarah E., Age 16 --- New York
    August 25, 1999
    "When you step into the light,
    There's no way of stepping back into the darkness!"
    Courtney B., -- North Carolina
    August 25, 1999
    "Live all the days of your life."
    Told to me by my 8th grade History teacher, Mr.Cuneo
    Sent in by Veronica, Age 14 --- New Jersey
    August 25, 1999
    "Sometimes you've got to take the stairs to get to the top;
    You never know when the elevator is going to be out of service."
    Mary P., Age 17 --- South Carolina
    August 25, 1999
    "Follow your dreams for they will always lead you in the right direction."
    Told to me by my Aunt Macy --- Sent in by Kas, Age 16 --- Hawaii
    August 23, 1999
    "Waste not fresh tears over old griefs."
    Euripides --- Sent in by Traece P., Age 18 --- Louisiana
    August 23, 1999
    "You have three names:
    The one you inherited,
    The one your parents gave you,
    And the one you make for your self."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by D. Macias, Age 18 --- Connecticut
    August 23, 1999
    "Remember you only give a first impression once."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Carrie, Age 14 --- Illinois
    August 23, 1999
    "I don't think one should be so hard on oneself if the object of one's affection returns the favor with rather less enthusiasm then one might have hoped."
    Quote from the movie 'The Object of my Affection'
    --- Sent in by Tara, Age 15 --- Connecticut

    August 23, 1999
    "Always is forever if you truly believe that your spirit is within you!!
    Believe in your principals and what you say!!
    We are the future; the world lays at our feet!
    Walk the path that is forbidden!!"
    Kaylynn K., Age 13 --- Kentucky
    August 20, 1999
    "Follow your heart, and never let go of your dreams."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Veronica, Age 14 --- New Jersey
    August 20, 1999
    "A large mind is nothing if you don't have a little heart."
    Robert D., Age 14 --- New York
    August 20, 1999
    "If we all did the things we are capable of doing,
    We would literally astound ourselves."
    Thomas Alva Edison --- Sent in by Sandie E., Age 18 --- Malaysia
    August 20, 1999
    "Money doesn't bring happiness.
    What you do to make it will."
    Jason --- Sent in by Carrie N., Age 16 --- California
    August 20, 1999
    "The turning point in the process of growing up
    Is when you discover the core strength within you
    That survives all hurt."
    Max Lerner --- Sent in by Ali, Age 15 --- Ohio
    August 18, 1999
    "Love makes the world go round,
    But it's laughter that keeps us from getting dizzy."
    Author Unknown---Sent in by Steph B., Age 15 --- Pennsylvania
    August 18, 1999
    "Those who have imagination without learning,
    Have wings but no feet."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Stephanie, Age 14 --- Connecticut
    August 18, 1999
    "In Christianity, you are only damned if you don't believe.
    There is no damned if you do."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Katie, Age 17 --- New Jersey
    August 18, 1999
    "Maybe one day I will fall into my dream
    But as for now I'm living in the reality world."
    Nicki D.
    August 18, 1999
    "No matter what is going on in your life,
    You've gotta follow your heart
    And never compromise on the things in which you believe."
    Deborah Cox --- Sent in by Kimberly S., Age 13 --- Florida
    August 16, 1999
    "There are some things in this world you rely on, like a sure bet.
    And when they let you down,
    Shifting from where you've carefully placed them,
    It shakes your faith right where you stand."
    Sarah Dessen --- Submitted by Katie, Age 16 --- New York
    August 16, 1999
    "Be yourself!
    Even if you are coming off mean or like a crybaby it doesn't matter.
    If that's who you are it's okay.
    Don't try and be fake because people know when you're being fake.
    And if you are yourself, people will like you for who you are!"
    Anne (Road Rules Five) --- Sent in by Erin D., Age 13 --- Oregon
    August 16, 1999
    "Don't walk in the shadows of your past
    Or you'll never see the light of the future."
    Shanare Darqshadow --- Sent in by Casey, Age 13 --- Pennsylvania
    August 13, 1999
    "The more sorrow one encounters, the more joy one can contain."
    Kahlil Gibran --- Sent in by Leah, Age 14 --- Minnesota
    August 13, 1999
    "Tears are problems beginning to resolve."
    Amy, 15 --- California
    August 13, 1999
    "Why are the words goodbye, I'm sorry, and I love you
    So easily pronounced but so hard to say?"
    Unknown --- Sent in by Jessica G., Age 16 --- Ohio
    August 13, 1999
    "We tell lies when we are afraid.
    Afraid of what we don't know,
    Afraid of what others will think,
    Afraid of what will be found out about us.
    But every time we tell a lie,
    That thing we fear grows stronger."
    Tad Williams --- Submitted by Jackie M., Age 17
    August 13, 1999
    "Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so."
    Lord Chesterfield --- Sent in by K.A., Age 16 --- Colorado
    August 11, 1999
    "No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking."
    Voltaire --- Sent in by Nathanael S., Age 17 --- Iowa
    August 11, 1999
    "Don't let school interfere with your education."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Erin W., Age 15 --- Minnesota
    August 11, 1999
    "The soul would not be a rainbow, had the eyes no tears."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Katherine, Age 15 --- Nebraska
    August 11, 1999
    "The afternoon knows what the morning never expected."
    Swedish proverb --- Sent in by Chris H., Age 15 --- Idaho
    August 11, 1999
    "Slow down to gain speed."
    Michael S., Age 17 --- New York
    August 9, 1999
    "If you can master your tongue, you will master your life."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Alani P., Age 17 --- Virginia
    August 9, 1999
    "Enjoy the never ending celebration of life.
    It'll go by faster than you'll ever realize."
    Ali L., Age 15 --- Connecticut
    August 9, 1999
    "The real tragedy is the tragedy of the man
    Who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort--
    He never stretches to his full capacity;
    Never stands up to his full stature."
    Arnold Bennett --- Sent in by Loreen P., Age 14 --- Connecticut
    August 9, 1999
    "I ran up the door, closed the stairs, said my pajamas and put on my prayers, turned off the bed and hopped in the light, all because you kissed me good night."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sarah, Age 14 --- Virginia
    August 9, 1999
    "You have been right where I needed you forever."
    My best friend, Hilary Steele --- Sent in by Izzy R., Age 14 --- Ohio
    August 6, 1999
    "Fate.....there is fate. But fate can only get you so far;
    Because once you're there, it's up to you to make it happen."
    From the movie 'Can't Hardly Wait' --- Sent in by Michael C., Age 15 --- Louisiana
    August 6, 1999
    "God may allow our hearts to be broken so HE can get deeper inside."
    Job 5:18-19 --- Sent in by --- Jasmine, Age 17 --- New Jersey
    August 6, 1999
    "Tough times never last, but tough people do."
    Author Unknown --- Sent by Ali, Age 15 --- Ohio
    August 6, 1999
    "The strong will survive and the wise will excel."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Sarah E., Age 16 --- New York
    August 6, 1999
    "Don't let the little things in life get you down.
    Live each day as if it were your last."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Carrie, Age 17 --- California
    August 4, 1999
    "Never forget that you're the one in control or your life.
    Decide on the values that are most important to you
    And live by them always."
    Edmund O'Neill --- Sent in by Traece, Age 18 --- Louisiana
    August 4, 1999
    "When you fall, pick up something."
    Oswald Theodore Avery --- Sent in by Alison G., Age 16 --- Minnesota
    August 4, 1999
    "You have 2 ears and one mouth,
    So you should hear twice as much as you say."
    Author Unknown but always said by my Father
    Sent in by Annie H., Age 14 --- Florida

    August 4, 1999
    "Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves,
    For they shall never cease to be amused."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Erin, Age 15 --- Florida
    August 4, 1999
    "If you give up a little bit of freedom for a little bit of security
    You will lose both and deserve neither."
    Danyl Johnson --- Sent in by Carrie N., Age 16 --- California
    August 2, 1999
    "The faster you fall into love,
    The faster you fall out."
    Anonymous --- Sent in by Lisa P., Age 16 --- Texas
    August 2, 1999
    "Genius is Merely Excellence with Flair."
    Author: Ashley M. S., Age 14 --- Ohio
    August 2, 1999
    "Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible
    Before they were done."
    Louis D. Brandeis --- Sent in by Carrie S., Age 18 --- Wisconsin
    August 2, 1999
    "A journey of one thousand miles begins with one footstep.
    When you take that first step you will feel closer to success,
    And nothing will stop you."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Brad W., Age 16 --- Essex, England
    August 2, 1999
    "Men don't drown because they fall into water;
    They drown because they stay in it."
    Author Unknown --- Sent in by Luke D., Age 16 --- Northern Territory, Australia







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