"The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers. But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to."
"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."Andrew Shue on e. e. cummings
"The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up."Andrew Shue on John C. Maxwell
"As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too."Andrew Shue on Johnny Depp
"As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you."Andrew Shue on Fran Lebowitz
"We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public."Andrew Shue on Bryan White
"Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down, and quite frankly, alone."
"I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives."
"When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important."
"When you have a tough loss, go through it and agonize. I had one loss that I still want to change, but at the same time I realize it is an important part of who I am."
"If you can get a teen leader in each sector of a student population, you can pull people in. Everybody wants to get involved, but most are too afraid. When they see a person they think is cool leading it, they're first to join."
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