25 Txt Msgs You Can Send To Your Students

Youth Specialties
September 28th, 2014

Our good friend, author, and incredible youth worker Steve Case shared 25 text messages that he has sent out to his students for a bit of encouragement. He wanted to share them as a FREE resource so that you can easily copy and paste them as a text for your students. 

Here are 25 txt msgs you can copy and paste 
into your phone or group txt plan…

“Faith is not an act of intelligence. Faith is an act of imagination.” -Christopher Moore

“I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts… but I can’t stop eating peanuts.” -Orson Welles.

“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back… but she had wings.” -Dean Jackson

“The ‘what ifs’ and the ‘should haves’ will eat your brain like a zombie.” -John O’Holloran

“I believe in God like I believe in the sun. Not because I can see it but because I can see everything else.” -C.S. Lewis

“The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” -Malcolm Forbes

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” -Dr Seuss

“Do your little bits of good where you are. It’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” -Bishop Desmond Tutu

“Subtle is the Lord, but malicious He is not.” -Albert Einstein

“Decide what you want. Decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Then go to work.” -H.L. Hunt

“As long as people will accept junk, it will be financially profitable to dispense it.” -Dick Cavett

“Learn to accept certain impossible problems in life… then eat them for breakfast.” -Alfred Montapert

“Every thought we think is creating our future.” -Louise L. Hay

“Sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary simply by doing them with the right people.” -Charlie Brown (Charles M. Schulz)

“When you slip on a banana peel, people laugh at you. When you tell people you slipped on a banana peel, it’s your laugh.” -Nora Ephron

“When things get too complicated, sometimes it makes sense to stop and wonder: Have I asked the right question?”  -Enrico Bomberi

“Other people will try and make you miserable. Don’t help them by doing it yourself.” -Laurel Hamilton

“If you can be as prepared for tomorrow’s math test as you seem to be for the zombie apocalypse, everything will be just fine.” -Roy Brown

“Explanation separates us from astonishment.” -Eugene Lonesco

“With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are possible.” -Thomas Fowell Buxton

“Don’t believe everything you think.” -Eric Stricklin

“As I walked out that door I knew that if I did not leave the anger, hatred and bitterness behind… I would still be in prison.” -Nelson Mandela

“Never let your opinion become a fixed point at where you stopped thinking.” -Ernie Rennan

“If you don’t hear opportunity knocking…. build a door.” -Milton Berle

“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind.” -Ian Maclaren

Are you looking for an easy way to text your students, parents, and volunteers? Our YS Group Txt is a resource we offer to help with that. Check it out at www.ysgrouptxt.com.

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