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W.I.S.E. Quotes

Could you walk a day
in these shoes?

W.I.S.E. Quotations are meant to be inspiring for the author and the reader.During WISE Youth group meetings we have developed a ritual to document our growth by working on creating weekly inspirational quotes. Based on a theme or simple reflection, mentees submit their quotes to be included in a published collection of W.I.S.E. Youth quotes in the future.  

W.I.S.E. Youth Quotes for Feb. 19th, 2005
A Friend is Someone who has your back even when the world is against you.- Kaylee
A nose in need deserves puffs indeed. After a "Puffs" commercial.- Steven
Love is Blind.- Kiblena
Love to me is to be happy with someone you care for and cares for you. The kind of love that would never fail. Never hurt you. Something that's beautiful.- Maru
Friendship can be good, Friendship can be nice.- Yadira
Life is too short for regrets, so just keep it movin and don't make the same mistake twice.- Nisa
Love is like a balloon that pops after being elevated in the sky.- Tonya M.
To be completely free from hate, you need to learn the meaning of love.- Lakeisha J.

W.I.S.E. Youth Quotes for Feb. 26th, 2005
People need to realize that when they make a mistake, to confess to it. Many people think that if they do the crime, someone else will take the blame. If you are big and bad to commit the crime, then you can be big and bad to confess to it.- Maru
Life is your gift, only you can unwrap it. Only you decide what to do with your gift- Kaylee
You have to take responsibility for whatever it is that you do. If you are not ready to take responsibility then you should watch what you do.- Nisa
For a long time you probably blame everything on someone else and it is so easy, but there comes a point in your life where it doesn't look cute anymore and you have to grow up and be responsible for your own actions.-Kiblena
There are too many fish in the sea for him to be hounding me.- Kiblena
Looking at the mirror is much different than looking through the mirror. Deeper and deeper is the vision of you. Once you look through, the fact is true. You see You.- Tonya M. 

W.I.S.E. Youth Quotes for Mar.5, 2005
Help others and don't expect anything in return.- Yadira
The World is Yours, possibilities are endless.- Steven
We all have a destiny. Only you can decide whether or not you will choose a fate that inspires others.- Kaylee
To be me or not to be me.- Lakeisha J.
Treat others as you want to be treated is a quote that is taken lightly. When you're able to love yourself the love you have will blossom and shine for others.-Tonya M.
Let your light shine, because the truth shall set you free.-(inspired by Elijah) Delilah M.

These quotes will be displayed in a compilation depicting the creative and personal growth of each student. It will be the expression of their souls and emotions in anthological form. 


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