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Monday, March 06, 2017

Check out the Senior Wall just outside the Guidance Office to find out where our soon-to-be graduates are heading!

“There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.” —Usain Bolt

“He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” Louisa May Alcott

“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” —Susan Gale

“Be very strong... be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.” —Alberto Juantorena

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me.... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” —Walt Disney


“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”            —Ernest Hemingway

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” — Coco Chanel 

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” — Marie Curie

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” -Erin Majors


“We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.”                 – Omar Bradley

 "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent."                   -Victor Hugo 

"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard."                            -Winnie the Pooh

"Now go, and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make good art."         - Neil Gaiman


“One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others.”         -Lewis Carroll

“The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away” – Pablo Picasso

“What I spent I had; what I saved I lost; what I gave, I have.” – German motto

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” –Charles Dickens


“The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.”          -Albert Schweitzer

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” -John Bunyan


“Those who are the happiest are those who do the most for others.” -Booker T. Washington

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." -Helen Keller

“If you are always trying to be normal, you’ll never know how amazing you can be.”                     – Maya Angelou

“There isn’t a person anywhere who isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can.”                  -Henry Ford

“And though she be but little, she is fierce.” – William Shakespeare 

“We can do no great things, only small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa

“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estée Lauder

"Persistence and determination are omnipotent." -Calvin Coolidge

“Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those that matter don’t mind.” –Dr. Seuss


“Don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself. Keep fighting for your dreams!” – Gabby Douglas

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott 

“The power you have is to be the best version of yourself you can be, so you can create a better world.” –Ashley Rickards

“You have what it takes to be a victorious, independent, fearless woman.” ­–Tyra Banks


“The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

“Talent in cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King 

“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. We call upon our sisters around the world to be brave – to embrace the strength within themselves and realize their full potential.”                     – Malala Yousafzai

“If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion.” – Oprah

"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable." -Christopher Reeve


     "Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know it when you find it." —Steve Jobs

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant."

-Robert Louis Stevenson

“The expert in anything was once a beginner.” – Helen Hayes 

"Action is the fundamental key to success.” – Pablo Picasso           “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” - Steve Jobs


"It is not the size of the arena in which you find yourself that counts; it is what you do with it."       -Dr. Irene C. Kassorla

 "From my point of view, which is that of a storyteller, I see your life as already artful, waiting, just waiting and ready for you to make it art." -Toni Morrison

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us."    -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Don't be afraid of fear. Because it sharpens you, it challenges you, it makes you stronger; and when you run away from fear, you also run away from the opportunity to be your best possible self." -Ed Helms

  "If your uniform isn't dirty, you haven't been in the game." -Ben Bernanke

"Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead." - Nora Ephron 

“The future depends on what you do today.” -Gandhi

"In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality."  - Kristian Kan

"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail."        - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.” - JK Rowling

“Your life is your story, and the adventure ahead of you is the journey to fulfill your own purpose and potential.” —Kerry Washington

"You will have failures in your life, but it is what you do during those valleys that will determine the heights of your peaks." -Rahm Emanuel

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” -Arthur Ashe

 "I encourage you to live with life. Be courageous, adventurous.

Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve." ~Maya Angelou

 "Be bold, be courageous, be your best." ~Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

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