March Madness cheerleader words of wisdom

Fifteen words of wisdom from cheerleaders (some in

French, and some quoted from the Dalai Lama) to help you through

NCAA tournament bracket sadness. These experts of enthusiasm, who cheer for UCLA, offer their best advice.




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Kirsten

Motto to live by: What doesn't kill you can only make you stronger.

Kelly

Motto to live by: Do your best and leave the rest.

Amanda

Motto to live by: Never regret something that made you smile.

Paula

Motto to live by: Worry wastes wisdom.

Hector

Motto to live by: Sans limites.

Erica

Motto to live by: Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of yourself.

Dane

Motto to live by: Be honest in your opinion. Be gracious in your manner. Be humble in your tone. Be thankful for what you're given.

Sarah

Motto to live by: Everything happens for a reason.

Kayla

Motto to live by: Go big or go home.

Doug

Motto to live by: Nothing matters very much, and very few things matter at all.

Jordan

Motto to live by: Take responsibility for your own happiness.

Kali

Motto to live by: Never live with regrets because at one point, it is exactly what you wanted.

Christopher

Motto to live by: Live that you may live forever, family motto.

Michael

Motto to live by: Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. – Dalai Lama

Ben

Motto to live by: Live your life for yourself, cause no one else is going to live it for you

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