This I Believe

Emily - Mesa, Arizona
Entered on April 7, 2007
Age Group: Under 18

I believe that my nose is a little off-center

I believe that taking an orange off my neighbor’s tree isn’t wrong. Technically. The branches hang over into my yard.

I believe that “dog” is “god” spelled backwards. I also believe that this is somehow significant.

I believe that “The Office” is the greatest TV show of all time.

I believe that people should speak their minds.

I believe that Sigmund Freud was an idiot.

I believe that the hours of sleep I get a night are directly proportionate to how good my grades are. Directly. Proportionate.

I believe that the ambrosia of the Greek gods was really Panda Express.

I believe that a good feather pillow is worth dying for.

I believe in wearing my heart on my sleeve.

I believe that Macs are incalculably superior to PCs.

I believe that England just may be the new Jerusalem.

I believe in the sanctity of life.

I believe that you can make a wish on a ladybug. Or an eyelash. Or a dandelion. Or anything else that holds still long enough.

I believe that the Loch Ness Monster is real.

I believe that all men are created equal.

I believe that the Ninja Turtles could kick the collective butts of Batman, Superman, Spiderman and James Bond. At the same time.

I believe that Elvis never died.

I believe that cauliflower is not a food.

I believe that I have some of the best friends a person could ask for.

I believe that I will never use any math beyond Algebra 1 in my daily life.

I believe that the ends sometimes justify the means.

I believe that Sherlock Holmes was a real person.

I believe that we’ll always have Paris.

I believe that thin wrists are highly overrated.

I believe in God.

I believe in compassion.

I believe that there’s no such thing as having too many books.

I believe in Gatsby’s green light.

I believe that true art transcends time.

I believe in Paradise Regained.

I believe that it’s an extremely tall order to pick just one.