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Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia Albemarle County Public Schools
QuoteWho Said it?Elementary LevelHigh School levelPrompt: Words you live byPrompt: Sometimes I wish people knew that...Prompt: As My Friends Always Say...Prompt: Students at My School BelievePrompt: Older people are always telling me ___ which really means _____
Thug LifeAnonymousQuoteQuoteQuoteQuoteQuoteQuoteBe classy not trashy.
Walk it like you talk itBe youThere’s a lid for every potdont give upI'm not what I seem"turn that frown upside down"School is boringschools were way different when they were in them which really means we are changing schools with each generation
Be good in schoolFollow your path, not someone else’sIf you save you’ll have, if you learn you’ll know, if you try you’ll succeedEverything happens for a reason.Discrimination is not only present in race.Stop and smell the rosesLive 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 itIf you don’t know what’s right, go with your heart.Treat yourself with the same respect you’d treat a loved oneChance favors the prepared mindI'm actually really dope with a short temperschool could be worst but we can change it it’s our schoolEveryone should be nice.listen to advice = obey
You can, you should, and if you're brave enough, you wouldDoing 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 SwindollIt won’t rain foreverDon't let the small things get you downAlbemarle 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 itKindness 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 differentdon’t trust in nobody… that we are all equalBe kind to yourself. I am a good person, and I just gotta remind myself.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mindLife 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 downmake it a good day or nor the choice is yoursnever 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"~Sublimethe more you do the better you'll getI’m glad you’re my friend.I’m always tiredOlder people are always telling me get what you can get done. Which really means finish everything you started.
Merry Christmas
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 dareSometimes 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 createNo matter who you are, you have the power of friendship.if you do succeed, try something harder.STOP GIVING US HOMEWORKIgnite 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 downBecause I can...Be yourself, don't let others make your decisions for you.I am bold,loud,crazy,and excitingThat'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 StrongI’m not someone that you can freeload off of whenever you want.good things will come in timeBe nice to people and they’ll be nice backDon't overthink it which really means live your life the way you want
Spread kindnessFailure is an option, but giving up isn'tBeing kind and friendly isn’t as bad for your ego as you think it islife goes onthe life in front of you is more important than the life behind youTo 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 treatedI have struggledEverything 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 bestThere’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 Taplindo 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 latinYou got this...that their feelings are more important othersfigure out who you are and do it on purpose
Give joy to the worldIf 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 notto grow up = lose your imagination
Be yourself"suck it up buttercup", " tough as jello"self-love is the purest form of loveYou do you bro.… that how popular you are really mattersThey tell me "Maybe later" which means "Probably never"
Be kind to othersTrust the vibes you get, energy doesn't lieBe kind to yourself and then let your kindness fill the worldI'm amazing in every way possibleEveryone is entitled to their own opinionthat 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 prevailsstay on it and love your cat, too
Love brings people togetherArs gratia artis- art for the sake of art (latin)trust is very important and hard to gainlife is short to care.a big group of kids in one place is called a migraine waiting to happento 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 honestyYou've got one life, LIVE IT!...that everyone is treated fairlyim 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 thingAnd this too shall passit’s hard being a diamond in a rhinestone worldDon't get attached too quickgossiping is good but sometimes you just need to sip some teaalways tell me that I look younger than I really am
It be like that sometimesWhen the power of love overpowers then the the love of power, the world will know peaceI'm just as annoyed with myself as they are with mefake it till you make it....that students have to much stress pushed upon themlife is chaos but beautiful
Float like a butterfly, sting like a beeYou cannot live great things if you live in fearEven though I'm quiet and timid, I have have loud and bold thoughtsI’m immature...that they’re not good enough.To not fail = to work hard
BelieveDon'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 feelingscan't relatethat 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 yourselfLife is short, smile while you still have teethYou need to try your best if you want to succeedEverything 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 youYou've done more with lessEveryone has Feelingsshade thrown tea spilled...that minecraft is not educationalfollow your dreams which really means I want to live my dreams through you
If you're not first, you're lastAs long as you've got a pulse you've got a purposeThere's more to life than how cool you are.In the end, the small stuff will not matterI am not coolTo keep my eyes on them = to pay attention
Keep calm and shred onYou are what you love, not who loves youAll 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 hateLive in today because tomorrow could be completely differentI don't mean to be mean but it seems like it sometimes.Defend your rights....that everyone is out to get themThat I am very enthusiastic and optimistic, which means I am happy
Think before you eatCreativity takes courage By Henry Matissei am here to live not to be judgedI'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 tooI don’t talk...that I'm good at art even though i don't believe themdo your work, be quiet
Think before you sayBe 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 LearningThe best thing you can do is be a nice person.there isn't a lot of time in a yearI smell nice...in some wack stuff.You’re tall, which I guess means I have my dads genes.
Growth, Responsibility, Community, FunIt doesn't matter what you look like just be yourself.respect goes a long wayBe 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 timeRemember, no man is a failure who has friends. - George Bailey from Its a Wonderful LifeEven though people say you’re not perfect someone out there thinks you arebe yourself, you shouldn’t care about what people say about you...in achieving what is right instead of what is wrongbe 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 pilotsRespect mattersI look like a 18 year old...all of the rumorsYou're special = you're different from everybody else
live for yourself not for otherseveryone’s going through something.I am not coolthat everyone else is fakehow responsible I am = that they underestimated me and my capabilities because of my age.
live as if you are to die tomorrowI am responsibleYou'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 Monticelloeverything 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 timeeducation is the movement from the darkness to the lightI'm constantly discredited by older people.
QuoteWho Said it?There is hopeTrying your best is better than not trying at allSurround yourself with the things and the people you love.Homework is dumbstay out of the drama
I resolved to get free or die in the attemptPeter Fossett, 1898God Is Good All The TimeI have a hard time making friends because I'm bad at starting conversationshomework is a waste of timeYou 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 everyoneYou 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 coolDon't say dislike because hate is a worst word
We couldn't forget slavery, but we could overcome itVirgina Craft Rose, 2006Life is short, eat food YOU likeI 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, 2001Laugher is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever. ~ Walt Disneycheese is the meaning of lifeit is better to be together and strive than to strive alone and surviveare you who you want to bepower is not the answer.
I feel more complete as a person because I know a little bit more about my history and my ancestorsKaren Hughes, 1996Not 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, 1997you miss out on 100% of the opportunity's you don't takei can't always help people with their problemsI wish I had more time to hang out.You should not talk about othersMy 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 goldJohn Freeman Shorter, 1864Pick yourself up.people should be kind to others because they could be in several problems at home that you don't know.stop playing fortniteI 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 seatPaul Harris, Sr., 1997sometimes you live it or you don’tthey're not all that and they should calm down bc they act like they know everything
Color has nothing to do with familyShay 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 teaI don't like being tall
I felt a connection with the land... with the whole experience that my people must've gone throughJoyce Harrod, 1998she believed she could so she didi get mad fast
Son, it is time for you to learn about your heritageRobert 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 livesI always mean well
Finding Wisdom Site (As of Jan. 25)Positive mental attitudeI really do like to wear nicer clothes and do girly things, I'm just limited by some friends.
QuoteWho Said it?If someone likes me they are crazytests are useless
Vibes don't lie.

It can't always be sweet.
Jarell Jones, 6th Street SWDon'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" - AnonymousSometimes I wish people knew that other people’s emotions matter.
Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.M.C. EscherYou can't lose what was never yoursThose who look down are being looked up at by many more.
Art, music, and food unites, defines, and restores communityLaura MellusidattebayoBeing 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 existit is alright to ask for help when in the eyes of darkness
Spend it wisely.my DadKarma is real, but does not follow the rules that most people thinkthat 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 chaosUse 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 byPrompt: Sometimes I wish people knew that...Prompt: As My Friends Always Say...Prompt: Students at My School BelievePrompt: 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 treatedEnjoy lifeBeing 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 doWe 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 lovethey 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 boatsDon'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 EVERYBODYI'm annoyingYou 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 muchYou should always have a friend.there should be peace in the world, guns should be banned
LET LOVE RULEGentle 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 sadDabbing 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 popularYou 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 TomorrowThis is not the time and not the place....how smart I am and how useful I can be.Love not hateNo 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 happyLet 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 CarterDo whatever to be happyyou 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 ladyDon'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 stoneGo 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, schoolyou shouldn't quit but should keep going.maybe later = No
Do good thingsAnime is the best thing ever.You're so big = You used to be small
I Love my schoolEveryone 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
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