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I Admire The Amish

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    I Love Their Devotion To The Lord

    I have always admired the Amish.  I sometimes feel like I wanted or at least wish I could be that disiplined but I'm not.  I think living that simple life is really cool.  Just think how much we'd save on our utility bills to not have all of these electrical...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 7 Responses May 22, 2010

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    Forgiveness

    Having a graduate degree, I obviously don't agree with the Amish view on education. But, I do admire their view on forgiveness. The Nickle Mines tragedy reminded me that forgiveness for anything is possible...if you want it. To free yourself from the bondage of hate, anger, and...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F Oct 17, 2013

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    I Am Watching A Documentary And Find It So Interesting

    I think that their way of life is under-estimated to be honest. I do not know if I could live it or for how long but I would love to experience it to see what its really like... in this documentary a young group of Amish go to UK and share time with ordinary english people in a...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Sep 16, 2012

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    I love their pure way of living but I don't think I could live without my modern way of living.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    The Simple People

    It is good to see them keeping family at the heart of their homes and their community. The quite ways working for works own reward.I greatly admire the simple ways and the ideas they put into practice.
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    Amish Simplicity

    Since my best friend is Amish.....I've come to learn a lot about them and their ways.  Their lifestyle is so simple and pure.  The don't care about material things and see the best in others.  They work hard, love each other dearly, and aren't concerned about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 2, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I admire common sense when talking and writing to others. Common sense goes a long way in my circle of friends and others. My kids were taught to have and use common sense when...
    middleagedfemalemom middleagedfemalemom 41-45, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I like to think of myself as a smart person. I have been told that I am quick witted. Sarcasm is also a huge sign of intelligence. I really admire these traits in a person. Most of...
    MoMolicious93 MoMolicious93 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I must admit I couldn't give a monkeys as to what the talent is - I admire it because talent is something that you're not just born with, but you've noticed it, worked it, honed it...
    jahosijhs jahosijhs 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I do admire it, I admire it a lot and I aspire to have it myself too for the main part, though I do understand that the truth is that human beings are flawed and make mistakes...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I really do admire it. I've grown up around all these people(older cousins, practically siblings) who are just strong, different, and amazing because they didn't care. They've...
    Blackbirdy13 Blackbirdy13 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Once i saw this topic Galileo came into my mind because he admired me the most not because of only his discovery or intelligence but even when the whole vatican and the people was...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M a week ago

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    I realised today that ever person that I've ever liked has been intelligent. It's usually men who share a passion for the subjects that I love (anyone who has read my stories will...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    What if most of us were gifted painters, but only a handful around to appreciate one? What if many of us were brilliant composers, but none to dance to a tune they made? What if a...
    Decreate Decreate 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I love my mother very much even though we hardly get along. In fact it gets very volatile at times, but i admire her strength and her ability to endure. She is the reason...
    thejase thejase 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I also.admire intelligence and i was an Army Ranger Special Forces Special Ops and i was born on.a ranch outside my hometown and i didnt think.i.was special but wotking when i.was...
    sucamuff sucamuff 66-70, M Jan 6

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    I do admire people who have common sense but I sooooooo enjoy people who are common sense stupid. they are so much fun to sit back and watch, annoying as hell to deal with but yet...
    sixtens sixtens 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    (photo attached)Do you admire it?I love to pretend to be pregnant.
    WithinBeauty WithinBeauty 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 8

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    I admire people like this because it reminds me of who I can become, I used to think I'd never achieve anything, but then. did, I got straight a's and I'm proud of it. I am me, and...
    uramothafucka uramothafucka 13-15, F Jan 8

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    What's not to admire about inner beauty. It shows ones true self. The hard part sometimes is revealing the inner beauty. For we and me for one, put up walls to protect ourselves...
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I admire people who are not afraid to stand out and be there self. Life would get very boring if everybody did the same thing.
    Girlinpink0075 Girlinpink0075 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    How did I get in this group? I do "Admire Wit and Intelligence", it is so rare. I have known so many people best described, "cut bait or target practice". Scary part, some have...
    Scott1954 Scott1954 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I admire those who are not afraid to express themselves. I have met some very unique people and let me tel you, they have the coolest stories to tell. I love meeting people who are...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    These are America's real heroes; the men and women who are always willing to place themselves in danger for others at a moments notice. The duties of firefighters range from...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 1 Response Jan 19

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    While growing up, I always admire the fat people on television. I was amazed the first time I saw Orson Welles on one of those late night talk shows. My mother, a big gal herself...
    fatmanroy fatmanroy 51-55, M Jan 22

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    i admire a man is will call me beautiful, instead of sexy... who respects me in every way and respects others as well :)
    livinglife789 livinglife789 18-21, F Jan 23

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    Whether I have it or not I admire the ones who have it whether they are younger or elder no matter whether they are rich or poor. The reason is when you know you dont get what you...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M a week ago

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    I consider myself to be a very open minded person. I love life and love to experience new things. I admire anyone who has the same philosophy in life.
    Raycurious2 Raycurious2 41-45, M a week ago

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    You have to have respect for yourself... You should never let anyone treat you like your worthless... Know your self worth... That doesn't mean act conceited... That means have...
    QuietWriter QuietWriter 70+, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Whenever I see or hear someone saying something that I'd be too afraid to admit, I makes me admire them. How can they have so much courage? I like to see them kind of as a role...
    MysteriousDragon MysteriousDragon 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    You to admire them because they are so rare. Finding them is like finding the chick from "50 Shades of Grey" - incredibly rare and you have to work like hell to prove to anyone...
    jfar123 jfar123 41-45, M 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    He's talented and his success did not went up to his head like Justin Bieber. I admire him coz he's a nice person (you can actually discern it). His chubbiness makes him homely and...
    ItGirl111 ItGirl111 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Inner beauty is the brightest, shiniest freeing and most obvious type of beauty . I inner beauty is far longer lasting also. Seeing people as they really are is always interesting...
    girlfoxy girlfoxy 36-40, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    There is a person in EP, who has not an easy life, who fights for everything that is worth in life, even after another deception or heartbroken situation is always there...
    GermanMilF GermanMilF 46-50, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Thinking is crucial, and being able to think of others is very important. It's an aspect of common sense. People need to be thought of by others as the others wish to be thought...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Living is living in a world of a perpetual nonsense. Many of us have our own ideas and beliefs but when one becomes adamant about what they think or believe problems, inevitably...
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Let's face it A pretty face and sexy body can be manufactured. Fake beauty can't hide true ugliness.
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 1 Response Jan 1

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    A woman with both these personality traits is irresistible :) that and a good sense of humor. :)
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    “The child is a treasure.” Robert Menard
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    It's one of those things you either have or you don't. If you have it you use it, if you don't then you wouldn't have gotten the point anyways. Then there are the really special...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 1

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    I love people with creativity. I am a musician and a songwriter and I love all forms of creative expression
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 1

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    The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. Abraham Lincoln.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Beautiful people are not always good but good people are always beautiful.
    CatGurll CatGurll 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 2

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    Isn't it wonderful what some people can do? I had a grandmother who could play music by ear on several instruments but couldn't read a note. Apparently there were several in her...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Jan 2

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    Middle school, pre-teen, and I was THAT girl; tall, heavy, hygiene questionable, but I had my head buried in books. One day, my friend snapped at me, " You're just like my brother...
    3EB333 3EB333 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I don't judge you based on looks, I care for what's on the inside. I think most people will only talk to you if you're cute, I don't care. I want to know what's on the inside.
    TimidGrl01 TimidGrl01 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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