Words to live by

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Every person has their own story; their own little melody by which they live their lives. Although we sometimes see our differences as an obstacle in relationships, they can actually show us new perspectives that we might have never thought of before. Our different lives have all led us to different conclusions about how to live. We all have our own personal-motto of sorts.

wordstolivebyWhether it is funny or serious, eloquent or plain and simple, these words to live by can say a lot about who you are and where you come from. I hit the halls to ask students what simple sentence describes them.

“Laugh as much as you can; it smoothes out bumps in the road.”
-Dallas Downs, banking and finance major

“You can do anything you set your mind to; nothing is too hard.”
-Erin Clawson, P.D. biology major

“You fail when you don’t desire to succeed.”
-Tara Roundy, general education major

“Life’s short. Ride hard.”
-Kyle Henrie, business management major

“Live each day as if it were your last.”
-Elyssa Hartman, community health major

“Get some … daily.”
-Cameron Lyon; business major

“Just do it.”
-Professor Mary Allen, English dept.

“Life isn’t so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination.”
-Jacob Whittier, pre-health major

“Losing insanity never made me sane.”
-Dan Sabin, English and music major

“Well behaved women seldom make history” (Laurel Thatcher Ulrich)
-Niki Whitaker; biology major

“Be prepared.”
-Jessica Wood, computer science major