|Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia||Albemarle County Public Schools|
|Quote||Who Said it?||Elementary Level||High School level||Prompt: Words you live by||Prompt: Sometimes I wish people knew that...||Prompt: As My Friends Always Say...||Prompt: Students at My School Believe||Prompt: Older people are always telling me ___ which really means _____|
|Thug Life||Anonymous||Quote||Quote||Quote||Quote||Quote||Quote||Be classy not trashy.|
|Walk it like you talk it||Be you||There’s a lid for every pot||dont give up||I'm not what I seem||"turn that frown upside down"||School is boring||schools were way different when they were in them which really means we are changing schools with each generation|
|Be good in school||Follow your path, not someone else’s||If you save you’ll have, if you learn you’ll know, if you try you’ll succeed||Everything happens for a reason.||Discrimination is not only present in race.||Stop and smell the roses||Live life one day at a time.||Live life while you have it because you never know, which means you should do what you really want to do|
|When life gives you lemons, make orange juice, then figure it out how you made it||If you don’t know what’s right, go with your heart.||Treat yourself with the same respect you’d treat a loved one||Chance favors the prepared mind||I'm actually really dope with a short temper||school could be worst but we can change it it’s our school||Everyone should be nice.||listen to advice = obey|
|You can, you should, and if you're brave enough, you would||Doing one nice thing changes someone else’s day.||You can’t control what happens to you, but you can control how you react to it||"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." - Charles R Swindoll||It won’t rain forever||Don't let the small things get you down||Albemarle is constantly changing|
"no hay mal que por bien no venga"- every cloud has a silver lining. which means for every bad thing that happens to you many more good ones are yet to come.
|I like to move it, move it||Kindness and your best self, even in all seasons.||The less you talk, the more likely someone will listen to you||"You can't make someone love you"||not because you look different, you are different||don’t trust in nobody||… that we are all equal||Be kind to yourself. I am a good person, and I just gotta remind myself.|
|Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind||Life is too short to be selfish.||We can’t cure the world of sorrow, but we can choose to bring more joy into it||"as years pass,you'll learn to appreciate who you have and not what you have."||I wasn't just the quiet, soft-spoken person I appeared to be, I was just like them.||don't let them push you down||make it a good day or nor the choice is yours||never give up , try your best even if things don't go your way|
|Ball is life|
When you imagine the impossible that is the first step to making it possible.
|Diversity is not the same as ending racism||"Well, life is too short, so love the one you got"~Sublime||the more you do the better you'll get||I’m glad you’re my friend.||I’m always tired||Older people are always telling me get what you can get done. Which really means finish everything you started.|
Success always comes with fails, but fails just motivate you to do better.
|Mean people are unhappy people; pity them.||You can do anything you set your mind to if you just dare||Sometimes I wish that people knew that Michael Jackson is awesome.||You are you, and that's what makes you you.||Being yourself and trying hard in life is key.||"this is a history lesson" which means, story about our past|
|Instead of worrying about what you can't control, shift your energy to what you can create||No matter who you are, you have the power of friendship.||if you do succeed, try something harder.||STOP GIVING US HOMEWORK||Ignite Imagination||...that friendship lasts forever|
older people are always telling me that they don't understand today's generation, which really means that they're not open to the idea of equality and change.
|Hand down, man down||Because I can...||Be yourself, don't let others make your decisions for you.||I am bold,loud,crazy,and exciting||That's what she said||...that there’s no point in going to school if you’re not going to college but that’s not true.|
"in a blink of an eye, you'll be grown and independent" which really means "enjoy every step of your life, including being a child, or a teenager, stop trying to grow up so fast."
|Be on your P's and Q's|
Goals don’t have to be ambitious, they are something we desire to achieve.
|Stay Strong||I’m not someone that you can freeload off of whenever you want.||good things will come in time||Be nice to people and they’ll be nice back||Don't overthink it which really means live your life the way you want|
|Spread kindness||Failure is an option, but giving up isn't||Being kind and friendly isn’t as bad for your ego as you think it is||life goes on||the life in front of you is more important than the life behind you||To live young while I can. I will miss the chances to be a teenager if I circle my life around one thing. Let loose.|
|Don't be afraid, and don't be a follower. Be you!||treat others how you want to be treated||I have struggled||Everything happens for a reason. That reason will lead you to where you're meant to be.||School is everything. Until you find that one thing that was missing from your heart the entire time. Follow that path.||to enjoy my childhood.....don't stress about the future.|
|Always try your best||There’s no easy route through life. Taking the easy way will get you nowhere. Always take the hard way out.||"we're all so desperate to be understood, we forget to be understanding." Beau Taplin||do it now, think about it later||...that it's okay to treat people how ever you want to.||older people are always telling me to focus which really means to buckle down|
|Have perserverance||"never give up." "have hope" " if you fall down get back up again"||Amor vincit omnia- Love conquers all- also latin||You got this||...that their feelings are more important others||figure out who you are and do it on purpose|
|Give joy to the world||If your going to be two-faced at least make one of them pretty -Marilyn Monroe|
It is freeing to be open-minded and respectful to everyone, rather than spending their energy on hate and discrimination.
|if you want a rainbow you have to put up with the rain||...that graduating is a given when it is not||to grow up = lose your imagination|
|Be yourself||"suck it up buttercup", " tough as jello"||self-love is the purest form of love||You do you bro.||… that how popular you are really matters||They tell me "Maybe later" which means "Probably never"|
|Be kind to others||Trust the vibes you get, energy doesn't lie||Be kind to yourself and then let your kindness fill the world||I'm amazing in every way possible||Everyone is entitled to their own opinion||that i should stay strong = i should not worry about what other people say|
|Treat people the way you want to be treated||"can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?" k.w.||You work your entire life to achieve one goal, but along the way, you achieve much more than expected.||be positive||...that hard-work prevails||stay on it and love your cat, too|
|Love brings people together||Ars gratia artis- art for the sake of art (latin)||trust is very important and hard to gain||life is short to care.||a big group of kids in one place is called a migraine waiting to happen||to be positive which means that i am always negative|
|Kindness brings world peace, Happiness makes you, you|
we all have a story and when we reach a rough patch you can either turn the page and move on or close the book and end your story
|I want honesty||You've got one life, LIVE IT!||...that everyone is treated fairly||im getting big on them which means they knew me since i was little and they haven’t seen me in a long time|
|Ask yourself if ou are doing the right thing||And this too shall pass||it’s hard being a diamond in a rhinestone world||Don't get attached too quick||gossiping is good but sometimes you just need to sip some tea||always tell me that I look younger than I really am|
|It be like that sometimes||When the power of love overpowers then the the love of power, the world will know peace||I'm just as annoyed with myself as they are with me||fake it till you make it.||...that students have to much stress pushed upon them||life is chaos but beautiful|
|Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee||You cannot live great things if you live in fear||Even though I'm quiet and timid, I have have loud and bold thoughts||I’m immature||...that they’re not good enough.||To not fail = to work hard|
|Believe||Don't write your life around someone. In the end, you will be the one running up the runway to fly.||Not everyone has the same thoughts and feelings||can't relate||that my art is really good (i hope)||Older people are always telling me to talk about my problems which really means they just want the tea sis|
|Stay true to yourself||Life is short, smile while you still have teeth||You need to try your best if you want to succeed||Everything looks cute when it's small.||I'm not sure what other students believe.||to lose weight which really means they are just insecure about their own weight.|
|Do unto others, as you would have others do unto you||You've done more with less||Everyone has Feelings||shade thrown tea spilled||...that minecraft is not educational||follow your dreams which really means I want to live my dreams through you|
|If you're not first, you're last||As long as you've got a pulse you've got a purpose||There's more to life than how cool you are.||In the end, the small stuff will not matter||I am not cool||To keep my eyes on them = to pay attention|
|Keep calm and shred on||You are what you love, not who loves you||All I want to do is live the best life I can.||Think before you say anything||...that they will never be enough.||Do your work which really means be quiet|
|In the bible, it says there should not be hate||Live in today because tomorrow could be completely different||I don't mean to be mean but it seems like it sometimes.||Defend your rights.||...that everyone is out to get them||That I am very enthusiastic and optimistic, which means I am happy|
|Think before you eat||Creativity takes courage By Henry Matisse||i am here to live not to be judged||I'm quiet until you get to know me, then I'm crazy||...that school doesn't require hard work.||Older people are always telling me "Maybe" which really means "No"|
|We can all work together, and use other ideas, to build a better future||"Let no man pull you low enough to hate him."||i have feelings too||I don’t talk||...that I'm good at art even though i don't believe them||do your work, be quiet|
|Think before you say||Be excellent to each other and party on dudes!||I'm generally a good person.||Im a ninja from the leaf village||...that choice means reckless abandon, when in reality, it should mean choose your path, stick to it, and keep yourself structured.||I look older = I'm very tall|
|FAIL- First Attempt In Learning||The best thing you can do is be a nice person.||there isn't a lot of time in a year||I smell nice||...in some wack stuff.||You’re tall, which I guess means I have my dads genes.|
|Growth, Responsibility, Community, Fun||It doesn't matter what you look like just be yourself.||respect goes a long way||Be kind to others no matter what.||Art is the language the soul speaks.||"back in my day” = you're privileged|
|They aren't GIVING ME a hard time, they are HAVING a hard time||Remember, no man is a failure who has friends. - George Bailey from Its a Wonderful Life||Even though people say you’re not perfect someone out there thinks you are||be yourself, you shouldn’t care about what people say about you||...in achieving what is right instead of what is wrong||be you which really means don’t be like other people.|
|Don't Fill cups, Light Fires||"It's not the speakers that bump hearts. It's our hearts that make the beat." - twenty one pilots||Respect matters||I look like a 18 year old||...all of the rumors||You're special = you're different from everybody else|
|live for yourself not for others||everyone’s going through something.||I am not cool||that everyone else is fake||how responsible I am = that they underestimated me and my capabilities because of my age.|
|live as if you are to die tomorrow||I am responsible||You're going to be fine. You can do this.||...that they're perfect.||teachers say not get in a gang which means they see me as a gang person.|
|Getting Word Oral History Project at Monticello||everything happens for a reason so live your life everyday like its your last||"Never ever chase money. You should chase success, because with success money follows."||I need to learn how to relax and not get so stressed out all the time||education is the movement from the darkness to the light||I'm constantly discredited by older people.|
|Quote||Who Said it?||There is hope||Trying your best is better than not trying at all||Surround yourself with the things and the people you love.||Homework is dumb||stay out of the drama|
|I resolved to get free or die in the attempt||Peter Fossett, 1898||God Is Good All The Time||I have a hard time making friends because I'm bad at starting conversations||homework is a waste of time||You don't need to be afraid to be who you are.||you please the world more with honey than vinegar. Which means the world will like you more when your nice and not mean.|
[Grandma Betty] told me about how beautiful Monticello was. She also mentioned slavery and how wicked... it was.
|Betty Ann Fitch, 1995|
"the most dangerous woman of all is the one who refuses to rely on your sword to save her because she’s carries her own" -r.h.sin
|I'm different than everyone||You are so much more than you think you are. + We accept the love that we think we deserve. - Perks of Being a Wallflower||...that they are soooo cool||Don't say dislike because hate is a worst word|
|We couldn't forget slavery, but we could overcome it||Virgina Craft Rose, 2006||Life is short, eat food YOU like||I might be small and i'm not scared to fight.||... I don't really have friends.||That everyone is different, everyone's special||"I love you", which means that they really do care about me, and "me" as in an individual.|
I am so honored to be descended from Sally Hemings when I think of all that she wanted to get for her children
|Clara Lee Nutt, 2001||Laugher is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever. ~ Walt Disney||cheese is the meaning of life||it is better to be together and strive than to strive alone and survive||are you who you want to be||power is not the answer.|
|I feel more complete as a person because I know a little bit more about my history and my ancestors||Karen Hughes, 1996||Not everyone can be the next Miles Davis, so be the first you.||I have a weird sense of humor. Whatever I say is meant as a joke, I don't mean to offend people.||Friends are family you choose|
I can't read their minds but sometimes i think middle schoolers act older than they really are, how do i know that? Because i am one, and some people take it too far
|to stop being rude = be nice|
|This is how the word is passed down...||Warren Hughes, 1997||you miss out on 100% of the opportunity's you don't take||i can't always help people with their problems||I wish I had more time to hang out.||You should not talk about others||My grandpa says you can be a strong man, or a smart one, I think he's both|
|We came to fight for liberty, justice & equality. These are gifts we prize more highly than gold||John Freeman Shorter, 1864||Pick yourself up.||people should be kind to others because they could be in several problems at home that you don't know.||stop playing fortnite||I have it good which really means I live a good life|
|It is fitting that hundreds of years later, a child of the projects is holding Jefferon's seat||Paul Harris, Sr., 1997||sometimes you live it or you don’t||they're not all that and they should calm down bc they act like they know everything|
|Color has nothing to do with family||Shay Banks-Young, 2000||“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”||I don't like trying new things|
|Like any fiction worth its weight, race must be read and reread, interpreted, and examined|
Andrew Mitchell Davenport, 2017
|sis what the tea||I don't like being tall|
|I felt a connection with the land... with the whole experience that my people must've gone through||Joyce Harrod, 1998||she believed she could so she did||i get mad fast|
|Son, it is time for you to learn about your heritage||Robert H. Cooley, III, 1995||"If you can’t walk, then crawl. If you can’t run the fly. Whatever you do, keep moving forward."||Im nicer than I seem|
With these in our blood...my mom recognized very early on there were wonderful stories that needed to be kept alive...
|Margaret "Peggy" Preacely, 2006|
"So many people treat you like you're a kid, so you might as well act like one and throw your television out of a hotel window" - Gerard Way
|Even if I do well on tests, I still get stressed like everybody else.|
|what is stronger than the human heart which shatters over and over and still lives||I always mean well|
|Finding Wisdom Site (As of Jan. 25)||Positive mental attitude||I really do like to wear nicer clothes and do girly things, I'm just limited by some friends.|
|Quote||Who Said it?||If someone likes me they are crazy||tests are useless|
|Vibes don't lie. |
It can't always be sweet.
|Jarell Jones, 6th Street SW||Don't stress to much about life, your not getting out of it alive anyway!||The moon is getting further from us|
|Be careful what you're good at|
one of my cousins, at Christmas dinner!
|What am I doing with this life?||My age, my looks, my friends - they don't define me; my actions do that.|
|"Imagination is more important then knowledge"||Albert Einstein||"The pain of regret is far worse than the pain of hard work" - Anonymous||Sometimes I wish people knew that other people’s emotions matter.|
|Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.||M.C. Escher||You can't lose what was never yours||Those who look down are being looked up at by many more.|
|Art, music, and food unites, defines, and restores community||Laura Mellusi||dattebayo||Being the truest you often gets in the way of being the best you|
|Nothing is impossible, given the right amount of time (and sometimes money)||Me, Eric Schmidt.||Sometimes stuff don’t exist||it is alright to ask for help when in the eyes of darkness|
|Spend it wisely.||my Dad||Karma is real, but does not follow the rules that most people think||that words hurt|
|Son of a biscuit-eater!||There is always someone who cares|
|Sex without love is like butter without bread.||I'm a short angry irish woman, don't piss me off|
|Bloom where you are planted.||Keep Moving|
Jeck loss Jeck elanz. [Saying in the dialect of my hometown Cologne, Germany. Freely translated: One buffoon should let another buffoon do her/his thing.]
|Do whatever you want, unless it's illegal|
|collaborate with the chaos||Use your Brain.|
|I owe you a speedy answer as well as a grateful one.||Don't listen to people that hate minecraft|
|If you have two eat two frogs, eat the big one first!|
|We are all in the same boat.||Charlottesville City Public Schools|
|The more you learn the stupider you get.||Prompt: Words you live by||Prompt: Sometimes I wish people knew that...||Prompt: As My Friends Always Say...||Prompt: Students at My School Believe||Prompt: Older people are always telling me _____ which really means _____.|
|Too bad, too sad, for mom and dad.|
Mrs. Scott, 5th grade teacher, Gordon Bibb School, Decatur AL
|"If it ain't broke, don't fix it"|
Nobody will ever know you were there, unless you do something to be remembered.
|I've been through a lot.||It's not good to fake a smile everyday.||We are all different.||Wear my heart on my sleeve which really means be nice to everyone and do what you can to help.|
|Treat others the way THEY want to be treated||Enjoy life||Being thankful actually makes you feel good.||Go out there, and be the queen that you are.||You should be friends with people you like, not the type of people you like|
Older people are always telling me, do things while I can and take advantage of the things that I have. Which means when you get older there are things you will no longer be able to do.
|A good cup of tea makes the day go right.|
All you need in life is good health and a positive disposition. The rest will follow. - My dad would always say this. he died of cancer when I was 8 I really love these words.
|bad moments are temporary!||You are unique and beautifully made.||...in others capability.||To follow my dreams... have a backup plan.|
To paraphrase "Murder in the Cathedral, It is not enough to do the right thing, one must do the right thing for the right reason.
Don't assume anything about the people around you, except that they deserve your love.
|No one actually cares enough to justify your anxiety.||Drama is what we do||We are going to be the generation that saves the world.||Live in the present, you will regret not doing something, more than doing something|
Excitement, Exploration, Experimentation.
Imagination, Endless possibilities.
Artists Think, Create. Influential, Believable, Awesome!
|“Live today, like there is no tomorrow.”||...they are important and that they come before anyone else.||Chin up, darling!||Always spread love||they are proud, which really means they've done that before.|
|Cheese On Bread!||As a pessimist, you’re either right or pleasantly surprised.||Not everything is fair.||Get out and play.||The Earth is round.||Learn from your mistakes which really means to keep going and understand the things you will encounter in life.|
|Rising tide floats all boats||Don't listen to the haters!||everyone's different.||that's amazing!||Teamwork makes the dreamwork.||Older people are always telling me don't grow up so fast which really means, don't try to be older so soon, just try to stay young.|
|Suffering produces endurance.|
Endurance produces character.
Character produces HOPE.
|"Those who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those doing it."||I'm smart.||I am loyal.||You should be you.||Older people are always telling me, don't grow up too fast, which really means don't try to be an adult.|
|Don't borrow trouble.||Don't let the haters get you down.||DIVERSITY means EVERYBODY||I'm annoying||You have to keep trying.||Older people are always telling me to STOP, which really means, LISTEN!|
|Good frames won't save bad paintings.||Remember your multiplication tables.||...I didn't want to do a prompt.||You do too much||You should always have a friend.||there should be peace in the world, guns should be banned|
|LET LOVE RULE||Gentle giants.||War is not the solution to every problem. It is probably the thing that we struggle and worry about the most.||Don't be sad||Dabbing isn't cool anymore.||to hang out with people, just make friends.|
|Never have so few done so much for so many with so little.|
(I'm an educator ;)
|Be nice.||being popular is not always the right thing. It's just being you that's what's a good kind of popular||You can do anything you put your mind to!||That everyone is equal no matter how they look.||telling me" maybe", really means "yes".|
|Be Better Tomorrow||This is not the time and not the place.||...how smart I am and how useful I can be.||Love not hate||No matter people's religion, skin color or relationship we are all people and deserve to be respected.||telling me "my little pretty", really means "make good choices in the future because I'm young."|
|Talk Less Listen More|
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.
|bullying isn't the only thing to make you happy||Let your smile change the world, but don't let the world change your smile.||Get out which really means I'm being annoying.|
|"What kind of ancestor do you want to be?"||-- Majora Carter||Do whatever to be happy||you should stay strong and try hard.||If you're gonna lose, then just give up.||School is important...which really means you should learn.|
|If you want to go fast go alone but if you want to go far go with a friend.||...I am really good at art.||Be your own lady||Don't waste time, you won't get it back. = Your time is limited, so use it wisely.|
|Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there's footprints on the moon.||kids should be able to have real jobs.||Ignoring a stupid or immature person has the same effect as punching someone in the face.||Loose lips sink ships = Rumors are not true|
|Life is tough but my darling so are you.||...people knew they were doing the wrong thing while they were doing it.||Kill 2 birds with one stone||Go to your room = I love you|
|Love, Artist, Color, Animals and last of all FAMILY!||I am strong.||I am nice = I am good|
|eat, sleep, read, math, play, school||you shouldn't quit but should keep going.||maybe later = No|
|Do good things||Anime is the best thing ever.||You're so big = You used to be small|
|I Love my school||Everyone started in the same place.||you'll be okay. stop being a baby|
|Try hard.||We are all different but that's good.||that im growing which really means that im growing up to be mature|