December 21, 2001
    "Sometimes life can be deceiving,
    Like the times when you are grieving,
    But if you look to God and believe,
    All your hopes and dreams you will achieve!"
    Copyright © 2001 Ashley Messer
    December 21, 2001
    "There is no such thing as 'false hope.'
    Whether it be in something plausible or something impossible,
    Hope is hope in any circumstance."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by J.D., Age 17 --- Kentucky
    December 21, 2001
    "When it comes to true friends, there is no middle ground."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Cassie A., Age 15 --- Wisconsin
    December 21, 2001
    "Remember, you are unique - just like everyone else."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by C.D., Age 14 --- Texas
    December 19, 2001
    "Cherish people for who they are, not for who you want them to be."
    Author Unknown - Submitted by Amanda B., Age 17 --- Oregon
    December 19, 2001
    "People are remembered for one of two things;
    The problems they fix, or the problems they create."
    Author Unknown - Submitted by M.F., Age 16 --- Nevada
    December 19, 2001
    "Do not dwell in the past,
    Do not dwell in the future,
    Concentrate the mind on the present moment."
    Buddha --- Submitted by C.L., Age 15 --- New Jersey
    December 19, 2001
    "Miss the ones who have gone,
    Treasure the ones in front of you."
    Nadhirah --- Submitted by Nad N., Age 15 --- Singapore
    December 19, 2001
    "Don't let your sadness overcome your happiness."
    Author Unknown - Submitted by Stacey G., Age 15 --- Pennsylvania
    December 17, 2001
    "Don't let your successes go to your head;
    Don't let your failures go to your heart."
    Author Unknown
    --- Submitted by C.W., Age 13 --- NSW, Australian External Territories

    December 17, 2001
    "Just think of being generous as a way of giving away your greed."
    Copyright © 2001 Zhi Situ
    December 17, 2001
    "Life is like an apple. Some people hold it in their hand just looking at it. Some people take a little bite, right on the surface, and some people bite right in, eating all the way to the core. Eat to the core!"
    Written in 2001 by L. Meyer, Age 14
    December 17, 2001
    "Which is better; a lie that draws a smile or the truth that draws a tear?"
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Juli C., Age 17 --- California
    December 14, 2001
    "Nothing is everything you don't think about."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Daniel P., Age 17 --- British Columbia, Canada
    December 14, 2001
    "Normal is a cycle on a washing machine."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Gabbi G., Age 15 --- Illinois
    December 14, 2001
    "For mine is a generation that circles the globe in search of something we haven't tried before. So never refuse an invitation, never resist the unfamiliar, never fail to be polite, and never outstay your welcome. Just keep your mind open and suck in the experience; and if it hurts, you know what? It was probably worth it."
    The Beach --- Submitted by Ashley N., Age 17 --- Georgia
    December 14, 2001
    "Before you can love anyone, you must first love yourself."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nicole M., Age 17 --- Kentucky
    December 14, 2001
    "Dry tears are the hardest to wipe away."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Ashley L., Age 14 --- New Jersey
    December 12, 2001
    "You always say that you can't be bothered, and then you realize the year is 2001. Ask yourself "Am I still where I was two years ago?" ( Don't think about what you want to be in the future, take a step that will make you see it in reality. )"
    Copyright © 2001 Keri Jay
    December 12, 2001
    "Teachers teach you what you need to know,
    Your parents teach you what they know,
    But only from your own mistakes
    Can you learn for yourself what no one else knows."
    Copyright © 2001 Whitney Amig
    December 12, 2001
    "I've never loved another person the way I love myself."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Erin S., Age 17 --- Ohio
    December 12, 2001
    "From now on, whatever life throws at you,
    Face it with courage and hope,
    Not fear and disparity."
    Written by Sheldon A., Age 15 --- California
    December 12, 2001
    "A person's thought is like a raindrop because it is very difficult to preserve."
    Copyright © 2001 Tino Truong
    December 10, 2001
    "It's okay not to know who I am yet
    Or to know what my life's all about.
    It's all right not to know what my future holds;
    I've got plenty of time to find out."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Lauren C., Age 16 --- South Carolina
    December 10, 2001
    "Don't dwell on your faults but be proud of your good deeds."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by E.S., Age 13 --- Pennsylvania
    December 10, 2001
    "Friends need to know that you love them. You know you love them but they need to hear it once in a while. Don't lose your friends to time, for time never comes back."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rogelio C., Age 17 --- California
    December 10, 2001
    "Anybody can be there for a friend when they are grieving, however it takes a true friend to be there for another when they are successful."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by T.K., Age 18 --- Colorado
    December 10, 2001
    "A little fear is a good thing. It keeps you on your toes and reminds you never to take anything for granted,"
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jess E., Age 15 --- North Carolina
    December 7, 2001
    "Expect the unexpected, at the most unexpected times,
    And you will always be prepared."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by J.S., Age 14 --- Pennsylvania
    December 7, 2001
    "Life's truest happiness is found in the friendships we make along the way."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by E.B., Age 17 --- NSW, Australia
    December 7, 2001
    "Life is like a story; all you have to do is write it with love and kindness. All you have to do is write an epic; an odyssey full of love, happiness, success, and good intentions. So write your epic story by starting now. Plan every step you will take. See in the distance every dream you ever wished to accomplish but remember, don't ever finish it short."
    Copyright © 2001 Zeke Htat
    December 7, 2001
    "Seek adventure and let your dreams soar.
    Grow - Discover - Imagine - Explore.
    Follow your rainbows, look up and believe.
    You will find no goal is too hard to achieve."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sara R., Age 15 --- North Carolina
    December 7, 2001
    "Always be a hopeless romantic, but be it with hope."
    Copyright © 2001 Erin Enderud
    December 5, 2001
    "If you woke up this morning, congratulations.
    You've been given another chance."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by A.J.S., Age 14 --- Maryland
    December 5, 2001
    "Life is like a game a chess. When you make a mistake, you can't go back (can't change the past) but that doesn't mean you've lost the game. It just means you made a mistake and you keep going anyway."
    Copyright © 2001 Carlen Judith
    December 5, 2001
    "You are a superstar!
    This is your time to shine, so sparkle."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Shawna M., Age 13 --- Alberta, Canada
    December 5, 2001
    "Don't judge people by their past. Move on. Everybody deserves a fair chance, it's simply the matter of you giving it to them."
    Copyright © 2000 Sabrina Martinez
    December 3, 2001
    "Don't ask for a light load, but a strong back."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kevin W., Age 17 --- Tennessee
    December 3, 2001
    "Like the sun, continue to shine after a cloud passes."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jen G., Age 15 --- New York
    December 3, 2001
    "On the path of your life's highway, keep your eye upon the goal.
    Focus upon the donut, not upon the hole."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by Neha P., Age 15 --- Maharashtra, India
    December 3, 2001
    "You can take your time running the bases
    After you've hit the ball over the fence."
    Author Unknown --- Submitted by H.B., Age 15 --- Connecticut