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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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 1 Response 1 day 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 1 day ago

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    I honestly do admire good dads. I have a ****** dad and know lots of other ****** dads. My bf is an amazing dad to his two kids and it is wonderful to see him play with them and or...
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I admire stupidity. I believe Some ignorants are smarter than a genius. People tend to give more attention to smart people but have they realize they forgot the others?
    LRxIce LRxIce 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I admire this actor because of how much depth he puts into his performances. I think his best performance was his version of the Monster in the stage production of Frankenstein. I...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I think I admire these qualities in people because I do not think I have much of them. Naturally I like to be around people that help me be part of a team. A good team has a...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I admire Native Americans because I like to read about them and learn everything about their culture. I have some Native American blood in me. And I really would like go to a...
    winnie2008 winnie2008 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Even more than intelligence, I admire insight - the ability to connect the dots and find a connection between ideas. Being given an insight is like learning how a magic trick is...
    proguitar proguitar 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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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, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day 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 1 day 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 11 hrs ago

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    Yup.. exactly what the title says. I've never known and probably never will know what it's like to have a good father. I've grown up with a negative abusive dad my whole life.. he...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    i like ppl who are smart, but i sometimes dont feel like im as smart as other ppl are. i think my husband is smarter than me, although it really gets on my nerves when he says...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Creativity is not valued in today's world. Everyone drifts to where the real money is. The ones who stay and follow their heart, usually have to struggle. Agree?
    thewanderess thewanderess 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Sometimes I would like to sit outside with a friend and stare at the sky.
    EnchantedMia EnchantedMia 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I love intelligence. It's on my top list of great qualities to have.
    Unapologeticallybrilliant Unapologeticallybrilliant 13-15, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I love to cook. i started cooking when i was 14 at home by just making chicken and then till now i often cook for friends and some times for family. i can cook many different...
    YaminMalik YaminMalik 18-21, M Dec 27, 2014

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    my all friends are telling me that I am stupid because I never had sexy and beautiful woman. I say I go after inner beauty and mature woman. I don't care how look they are as...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 5 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I work for pizza hut as driver. today I had delivery pizza at car dealership. lady received the delivery, she whisper hmm beautiful, I replied as joke,, are you talking about me...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 Dec 27, 2014

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    Power forward 44 is a fake. Not real.
    havesomuch havesomuch 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    My mom is very witty and very intelligent. She may not have much education past high school, but it doesn't matter. She's always up to date with information and technology. She...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M Dec 27, 2014

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    Ah la scrotum de socrates and all the other bs big words ppl utter and think they are intelligent with it - if the book says so - then it is so - it amuses me when so called...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Hahahaha hahahahahahahaha love it
    Ownedforaprice Ownedforaprice 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    There's just something that I really like about people who aren't afraid of being different. :)
    LeighCrothers LeighCrothers 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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