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Words can inspire us

Credit: Kidsday illustration / Scarlett Denton

Did you ever hear someone say, “Stars can’t shine without darkness,” or “Never trust a person who doesn’t trust you?” These are inspirational quotes, and they are everywhere. Precepts, quotes, ancient proverbs, you name it. And today, you’re going to learn a little bit about the favorite quotes in my school.

I surveyed other students and asked for their favorite quotes. Some quotes I got back were: “It ain’t over till it’s over,” “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get,” and “Don’t try to be a different person, because everybody else is taken.”

There were many inspirational quotes I received from my peers, and I was inspired by all of them. Some of my favorite quotes include, “Life is like a song, when you make the right choices, the right notes are played,” “What you do in the present creates a path for your future,” and “When I wake up, I think of my daily goals.” One of my goals is not to be better than anyone else, just to be better than the person I was yesterday.

I hope you have been inspired by some of the quotes I have shared with you from my survey. Search for quotes as often as you can so you can find new opportunities to be inspired. Next time you see a quote or old saying: “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” really think about how it can add a positive spin to your daily outlook on life. Be an inspired kid.


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