10/22/2014 06:29 EDT | Updated 10/23/2014 01:59 EDT

We Day Vancouver 2014: 11 Powerful Quotes That Will Inspire You

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When you're enrolled at We Day Vancouver, your teachers are celebrities like Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom, and your classroom is filled with 20,000 students.

Empowerment was this year's We Day theme at the Rogers Arena, filled with students from across British Columbia who completed a year of service to raise money and awareness for causes they're passionate about. In addition to some powerhouse speakers like Silken Laumann, Mustafa the poet and Free The Children co-founders Craig and Marc Kielburger, performers included Nick Jonas, Shawn Mendes and a surprise appearance by Jennifer Lopez to close the show.

Just like We Day Toronto earlier this month, We Day Vancouver didn't dissappoint its young pupils. Check out these 11 inspiring quotes from the event.

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