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I Admire The Amish

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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 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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    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 9 Responses May 2, 2010

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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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    I have always had a strong affinity for those who are naturally inclined to express themselves creatively & intellectually in a graceful; classy manner that goes against the grains...
    josha202 josha202 26-30, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Inner beauty is an amazing, wonderful thing. It's something I've always admired in people. I love the kindness and compassion they seem to have so easily *sigh*
    kc07 kc07 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Intelligence is shown when you communicate with other. I admire great mid such as Malcolm Gladwell who can synthesize complex subject into simple term, but yet not too simplistic...
    Dabigd Dabigd 31-35, M Sep 5

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    Well, maybe "admire" is a strong word. I've never really admired anything in my life. Appreciate, sure, but we have to remember that everyone, EVERYONE, is a teeny tiny bit fake...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 11

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    I so want to admire myself for being brave and not hiding myself so I don't get hurt but I can't because I'm afraid. I don't try to be someone I'm not...I'm not a phony. That would...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 Sep 21

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    I appreciate wit and intelligence but I do not admire it.
    JoeGogg JoeGogg 36-40, M 9 Responses Sep 1

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    Tbh I don't hate on these threads I just don't understand why people admire or rather be overweight or morbidly obese. Is it not harder to breath and do normal easy everyday...
    TheTypewriter TheTypewriter 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I admire courage when I see it in others, but seeing it in them makes me feel like the lion in the Wizard of Oz, like I need more of it myself to come to terms with my own...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I am a fool and my scale of majoring is also does not match any MENSA member. I enjoy and admire a good laugh, when GOD's Mystery shine.
    HurtTornSpeechless HurtTornSpeechless 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Admire isn't quite the right word. But it's definitely one of the things I like!
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Sometimes it's hard to find and I admire it because as a woman inner beauty is important but that's the problem with this generation they think it's all about the looks I hope...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 10

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    I don't just admire it, i need it. I need people i can relate to and hold an actual conversation with. Someone who can hold my interest for more than two seconds and make me laugh...
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M 7 Responses Sep 11

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    I think the fact that I admire self discipline implies that I recognize I could use more of it than what I have, at least in dealing with my weaknesses. I wish I could turn off the...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    I admired my mother very much because she loved her kids very much. She taught us the facts of life, how to stand up for our opinions, read to us and helped us with homework in...
    bustymominbackyard bustymominbackyard 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 15

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    I admire all of you dads! It's a hard job but someone has to do it and it seems most of you do it quite well! It's not always perfect but the good times are a bliss. I wouldn't...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I admire inner beauty. It's not what's on the outside, but what's in the inside. ♥️ she doesn't have to be pretty... Although she may be gorgeous.
    juliakopman11 juliakopman11 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    To me, to say that intelligence or wit are admirable traits would be like saying that being tall, or black, or gifted, or Austrian are traits worthy of praise. I admire...
    hugo1964 hugo1964 41-45, M 8 Responses Sep 18

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    Society tends to talk about, acknowledge and admire mothers as they are totally awesome (!!) but what about the dads? I don't think we acknowledge them enough. There are many good...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    Being unique isn't easy, but those that are unique are admired for finding their true self in a world where people follow the "perfect society" when really they are fake.
    Reesessquad Reesessquad 13-15, F a week ago

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    I admire people that have the dignity to demonstrate self respect in the way they present themselves and interact with others. If we don't stick to our principles by acting in a...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I always addicted to see the beautiful things inside people. I admire people's traits more than their looks. Really I addict to their character and imagine what they feel and how...
    peterrizk peterrizk 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Add a dash of Sarcasm...a little Flirting... Perfect... So... I admire all that, can l find all that in one person... No... I find all of the above and more in my EP friends...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I admire women who have their own goals and strive to attain those goals, yet are willing to take time to help and love others. These women are the ones I respect the most. These...
    ironman6348 ironman6348 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I believe that everyone has many beautiful things, unusual intellectual people are very special. It is really worth to get a long debate with them.
    Psage90 Psage90 26-30, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Looking for an intellectual male to keep me company. inboxes? ;)
    TaleOfTwoMinds TaleOfTwoMinds 16-17, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    There is nothing better than being able to sit and talk to someone who his on the same wave length of you, to have an open debate and counter argument it makes for an enlightening...
    Wheels64 Wheels64 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I always have. There is always something about a man that has wit and intelligence that seems to get at me every time. I like a man who can challenge my mind. Challenge my mind and...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Sep 1

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    I want a beautiful soul, not a beautiful face... a beautiful mind not a beautiful body. Our bodies are nothing but vessels, a means to transport the soul. We have no choice of...
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I wish I was better disciplined in my own life. There are so many areas where I could improve with just a little more discipline.
    jmc39 jmc39 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 1

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    My wife and I went on a 5 day Carnival Cruise to Cozumel, Mexico about 6 years ago. We had a great time and took advantage of the unlimited free drinks and food offered and many...
    hsnpman hsnpman 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    sure i admir inner beauty but i cant say a lie. sure for first talk, i should be affected by at least face beauty. maybe it makes all people move on. and than sure inner beauty...
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M Sep 2

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    i think intelligence is most attractive thing.
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    If you are quick-wit, your intelligence best be present if you wish to win the game.
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    Alayhi salatou wa salam :)
    Faty2 Faty2 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I thought this was as good of an experience group as any to post this. Random men who have written no stories, no comments - nothing that gives me a glimpse in to who or how they...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 44 Responses Sep 3

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    I really love to have friends that can hold a nice conversation, debate on topics/biblical scripture and hold their own. It actually turns me on mentally when someone is smart...
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    Seduce my mind, and my body will follow suit. Nothing excites me more than raw attraction, an electrified conversation that stands my hairs on end. I want to feel like this smile...
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 19 Responses Sep 3

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    nordicabduction nordicabduction 18-21, M Sep 3

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    Raised seven of us by herself....worked day and night to do for us...always told us how much she loved us through her words and actions...she is one tough lady and I love her very...
    Fallen1965 Fallen1965 46-50, M Sep 3

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    I have always loved Charlie Chaplin's wisdom and sensibility.He looked at human with a candid eye and showed how kindness and love can transform any situation.This quote intrigued...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I had to think about handling of punishment: better regularly and less severe spankings than seldom and more painful spankings? What do you think?
    wellreddened wellreddened 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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