Treasure Island

Amy Darnbrook

46 quotes collected by children

'It's not how many times you fall, it's how many times you get up'

'A teardropp can be of happiness'

'A face is just a mask for the soul'

'If on your dying day you have not achieved what you set out to do, you have done many other things'

'If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door'

'Never be afraid to ask why'

'He who asks is a fool for five minutes. He who doesn't is a fool forever'

'The world is split into two halves. The half that is willing to work and put others before themselves. The other half is willing to let them'

'It took hundreds of trained professionals to build Titanic. A solitary amateur built the ark.'

'Someone opens the door, but don't make them carry you in'

'If you have never made a mistake, you have never learnt anything worth knowing'

'If you don't laugh at yourself, don't laugh at others'

'Get to know someone and stay with them for a lifetime before you judge them'

'No-one is perfect, but the people around us make us better than we were'

'Sometimes you just need a little time alone to think'

'Solitude often comes back loving his friends more than ever'

'He who runs his fastest but never wins the race deserves the medal'

'If you have a good imagination, a creative mind and the ability to daydream you are never alone'

'If it is just a little thing, like she ate my chocolate, forgive and forget'

'You could be locked out of your house with no clothes while your house is being filmed on live international TV, or you could be surrounded by giant spiders who think you are a chew toy. See, nothing is the worst thing ever! '

'She who listens to everyone has better ideas'

'Immature writers copy, mature writers steal'

'Maybe lemons were sweet, but the world turned them sour'

'See everything before you judge anything'

'If you haven't tried it, how do you know you don't like it'

'If you are afraid of heights, climb a mountain'

'You may fail, but you'll learn from your mistakes'

'The only way to have a friend is to be one'

'Always look on the bright side of everything - your life will be much happier'

'Treat others the way you would want to be treated'

'Look at the horizon and believe you can get there'

'There may not be a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but you are not a fool to try and find it'

'Would the world be better or worse if every story were true? '

'A smile that doesn't reach the eyes is not truly meant'

'A true friend knows your deepest, darkest secrets and admits theirs'

'Laughing is not a crime, as long as they are laughing with you, not at you'

'Your friend is cruel to you. Before you retaliate, ask why'

'A friend who stays in silence is often better than a friend who says hi once in a while'

'The world would be boring if everyone was perfect'

'Love can be for a friend, it is not necessarily the luvvy-duvvy type'

'Once in a while it is good to laugh hysterically at nothing in particular'

'Think twice before you speak'

'Would you love them if they were anything but what they are'

'In a bad time, think of all the good times'

'Make up a random word once in a while. Eat some googlychoo flavoured eggyfizz while octoposing in a trembolifant'

Submitted: Sunday, December 13, 2009

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  • Lady Grace (12/13/2009 6:54:00 AM)

    '...i like all the enumerated quotations...''Think twice before you speak'''.i quote this one coz this is the most common and the best applied...hope everybody could have the chance to think before saying may not bring good results and it is hard to say sorry..these are all reminders for everybody...accept the reality and that is the best motivation in life..never go beyond the extent...everything that is too muchhhh is really not nice... (Report) Reply

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