We are over halfway through the semester! At this point, it is easy to let “the struggle” get the best of us. Students start to feel very tired, overwhelmed, and stressed. It’s the mid-college crisis. But wait, hang in there: here’s some wisdom from those who have gone before to get you through the day!
Feeling a little down?
“Strive not to be a success, but of value.”
— Albert Einstein
“When life gets you down do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming!”
— Dory, Finding Nemo
“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible.'”
— Audrey Hepburn
Overwhelmed by school? Stay encouraged!
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
— Nelson Mandela
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
— Malcolm X
And for those who miss your family back home …
“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together … there is something you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart … I’ll always be with you.”
— Winnie the Pooh
For inspiration …
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.”
— Dr. Seuss
“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot — it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure my experiences are positive.”
— Maya Angelou
“Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.”
— C. S. Lewis
“God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.”