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Senior Quotes

Headshot of student Natalie Butler

Natalie Butler's favorite quote is:

"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why."

Source Unknown

Headshot of student Kandace Lowrance

Kandace Lowrance's favorite quote is:

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you're doing, you will be a success."

Source Unknown.  Typically attributed to Albert Schweitzer.

Headshot of student Megan McIntosh

Megan McIntosh's favorite quote is:

"The world isn't all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it isn't’t about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done."

Rocky Balboa. Dir. Sylvester Stallone. MGM, 2006. Transcript.

Headshot of student Alex Medrano

Alen Medrano's favorite quote is:

"Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory."

Tzu, Sun. The Art of War. Trans. Lionel Giles. The Project Gutengerg, May 1994. Web. 28 Oct. 2014.

Headshot of student Michael Reeves

Michael Reeves' favorite quote is:

"Carpe Diem."

Horace. The Odes and Carmen Saeculare of Horace. Trans. John Conington. London: George Bell and Sons, 1882. Print.

Headshot of student Angel Rios

Angel Rio's favorite quote is:

"There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing."

Elbert Hubbard's Selected Writings, Part 2 (1998), pp. 331–337, Roycrofters, 1922

Headshot of student Rachel Starbuck

Rachel Starbuck's favorite quote is:

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."

Williams, Pat, and Jim Denney. "Chapter 3." How to Be like Walt. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, 2004. 63. Print.

Headshot of student Morgan Suski

Morgan Suski's favorite quote is:

"Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and thinkers; but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don't see it yourself."

Ume, Juliet. "Surround Yourself with the Dreamers and the Doers....." Whole Woman Network. WWN, 8 Dec. 2013. Web. 28 Oct. 2014.

Headshot of student Rachel Thomas

Rachel Thomas' favorite quote is:

"Sit tall in the saddle, hold your head up high. Keep your eyes fixed where the trail meets the sky. And live like you ain't afraid to die, and don't be scared, just enjoy your ride."

Tillis, Lonnie M., Jr. The Ride. Chris Ledoux. Capitol Records, 2003. CD.