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Positive Quotes For Teens

Submitted by Lauren C.


"Be negative about negativity."
Written in 2014 by Clinton N., Age 16 --- Kenya

"Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity; it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom."
Nelson Mandela --- Submitted by Tatum W., Age 16 --- South Africa

"Take pride in how far can you come. Have faith in how far you can go."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Arth A., Age 15 --- India
It motivates us that nothing is impossible for hard-workers.....

"People who judge don't matter. It's the people who matter that don't judge."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kat J., Age 13 --- Kansas
I think this is a great help because it is true!

"If people were really your friends they wouldn't talk about you behind your back. I guess some friends ain't meant to be your friends."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rakita R, Age 15 --- South Carolina
Some people you thought were your friends ain't really your friends.

"Age is just a number; love has nothing to do with it."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Macoo O., Age 18 --- Nevada
I feel that you truly do know when you're in love with somebody.

Submitted by Lauren C.


"When you fail, don't worry; keep on working hard because behind that working hard there is success."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Asante C., Age 17 --- Malawi
Am a hard worker.

"Trends are like toothbrushes; every 6 months you need a new one. So every 6 months thousands of teens drops the true person they once were, to become this ideal mainstream trend monster."
Written in 2014 by Kha'Breah R., Age 14 --- Pennsylvania
I chose this because I was writing an English essay and this was one of the strongest lines I've written.

"Sometimes, things happen to us we can't comprehend. We hurt, we cry and we experience pain that pinches and bites our heart and makes us cold. But the best thing is that it always gets better and better; it's just about appreciating the good times more than the bad times."
Written in 2014 by Ale-Felix M., Age 16 --- Nigeria

"Sometimes you need to stop whatever you're doing and just look around... what are you doing?"
Written in 2014 by Albana, Age 13 --- Macedonia

"Sometimes I feel like giving up and crying but I have to stay strong and keep pushing forward and forget the people that hurt you."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rakita R., Age 15 --- South Carolina
It helps get through some things I go through and makes me smile.

"Believe in yourself. Stay calm, stay tight. Never weak in your mind!"
Always --- Submitted by Nnanna E., Age 18 --- Nigeria
It helped motivate me during exams when I was still in high school.

"Don't try to fit in, try to be unique!!"
Written in 2014 by Mandisa --- South Africa
At times where you feel left out you should just try to be unique and bring something people will respect you for.

"You have been fighting for so long. Appeasement is not an option at this point. You must strive on. You must see the light that is your life. You must choose to live."
Written in 2014 by Macey B., Age 13 --- California
For the ones we have lost to suicide.

"Life is like a camera... Focus on what's important. Capture the good times, develop from the negatives, and if things don't work out, TAKE ANOTHER SHOT."
Author Unknown ---Submitted by Sneha V., Age 13 --- California
This is a really inspirational quote which teaches us that life goes on and not all of life is negative.

words to help us remember to talk about the joys in our life

Submitted by Lauren C.


"One of the things people suffer the most from is giving love and receiving none."
Written in 2014 by Mohamed S., Age 17 --- New Hampshire
This is my quote, I just made it up in my sadness.

"You are a rose that has its thorns. Although life may drag you down, time to time, don't hold a grudge but look at it as an experience that will make you stronger."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Bree P., Age 17 --- Australia
Through the hard times I found this a true inspiration to keep going; I pushed through the tears and looked to the future.

"You educate a man, you educate a man; you educate a woman, you educate a generation."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Arslaan K. --- India

"We are all broken somehow. Some of us are small dents in the door of a brand new car. Others are aged slates of concrete that have been broken apart by the gruesome roots of trees, dandelions ripping holes all through out it. Most of us are cars but some of us were forced to be concrete. The bright side? The concrete withstands much more than the car."
Written in 2014 by Melyna S., Age 15 --- Texas

"Don't be an open book. If someone reads a wrong page they might not want to know the rest of the story. Make sure your trust is hard earned."
Written in 2014 by Dharani A., Age 14 --- Sri Lanka

"Happiness Is To Love And To Be Loved."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kainat K., Age 14 --- Pakistan

remember no one but you is in charge of your life ultimately

Submitted by Lauren C. --- New Jersey


"We need to know ourselves... to understand others better."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sushant P., Age 18 --- India
It inspired me a lot.

"Life is like a sugar cane; hard but sweet."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sharda R., Age 15 --- Trinidad and Tobago
My dad always tell me this when I'm frustrated.

"Whenever you fall, rise and keep going. Don't be afraid of falling. A perfect vessel has to go through grinding, melting, kilning and other processes. Legends didn't make it at once; it was definitely difficult but the world celebrates them today."
Written in 2014 by Siyanbade J.J., Age 16 --- Nigeria

Submitted by Lauren C. --- New Jersey


"The best gift you can gift to yourself is challenging yourself."
Written in 2013 by Usama F., Age 15 --- Saudi Arabia

"Life is a race.....there is no back space."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sandeep M., Age 18 --- India
Because this inspires me the most..

"Love me, hate me, but you can't alienate me!"
Written in 2014 by Kennedi H., Age 18 --- Michigan
It was just waiting to come out my brain!

Call someone you've been thinking of


"If you want some more ...do more than others. No one can stop you from achieving."
Written in 2014 by Sumit P., age 17 --- India

"A simple delicacy, in such a convoluted world, can only be heard when you let your mind encompass its elegance."
Written in 2013 by Kaylee H., Age 17 --- Utah

"It sucks... but one day, life is gonna let us down and it's gonna be up to us to either rise up or stay down."
Written in 2103 by Aishat S., Age 16 --- Nigeria

No elevator to success - you have to take the stairs.

Submitted by Lauren C. --- New Jersey


"We were not born to repeat history but we were born to make history."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Clinton N., Age 16 --- Kenya

"Never lie, steal, cheat or drink. But if you must lie, lie in the arms of the one you love. If you must steal, steal away the happy times, if you must cheat, cheat pain and death. And if you must drink, drink in the moments that steal your breath away."
From the Movie "Hitch" with some additions from Victoria, Age 15 --- Missouri
It is taking terrible things people do and making them not so terrible.

"When you cry at a trouble it becomes double, when you smile at a trouble it disappear like a bubble."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nidhi G., Age 16 --- India
This is my thinking and it reflects thinking among teens so they can heal any problem easily.

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