Simplicity | Teen Ink


July 17, 2010
By Stefegg PLATINUM, Maysville, Missouri
Stefegg PLATINUM, Maysville, Missouri
21 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited, imagination encircles the world."

Why do we always want what we don't/can't have? It's summer, we want winter; it's winter, we want summer. When you're young you want to be older, when you're old you want to be younger. Why can't we just enjoy what we have, when we have it? Some people may not have as good of a life as you. Thank God that you have what you have, don't wish for what you don't have. Enjoy every simplicity of life. Don't rush through making a meal for yourself or your family, just so you can get more done. Take the time to be thankful for the fact that you have food to eat and a family to cook for. Live in the simplicities, family, friends. We often take these things for granted because we've had them our whole lives, but someone would do anything to get their hands on the food you put down the garbage disposal, or the pair of jeans you throw out because they have a hole in the knee. Just remember this next time you go to make a meal or even clean the house. Remember that you are lucky to have that food and that house. Maybe reading this will change your life forever, maybe you'll just forget about it tomorrow, I don't know. But we can try.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Jun. 5 2011 at 11:47 am
JoPepper PLATINUM, Annandale, Virginia
35 articles 0 photos 782 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Freedom is the ability to not care what the other person thinks."

"Not all those who wander are lost" --JRR Tolkien

"When you are listening to music it is better to cover your eyes than your ears." --Jose' Bergamin

nicely done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :))

on Jan. 9 2011 at 7:20 pm
SophiaCross SILVER, Plattsburgh, New York
7 articles 3 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love, to be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and vulgar disparity of the life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never to forget.”

Very well spoken.