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I Am a Constant Learner

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    Learning - "After awhile, you learn the subtle difference between holding a handand chaining a soul. You learn that love doesn't mean leaning, andcompany doesn't mean security. You...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2012

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    I Would Hate To See Ep Get Into The Business Of Censoring -      One of the very best things about Experience Project is it's diversity.     To keep that diversity, it is...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2011

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    A New Morning With New Mercy - I woke this morning wearing a beautiful smile, I feel great for no reason. And i just thought "is this peace really feels like?" no worries, no...
    Jamiewashburn Jamiewashburn 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    So Much For Love -      "Almost all of are relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 5 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    Live and Learn -  There is a world outside. There are so many things I don't know.  I watch things happening and people passing by.  I hear stories...some can I can...
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F Dec 10, 2008

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    It's like this voracious appetite..... Each new thing learned is like throwing a cookie into a black hole -- how could one possibly expect satiety? I have resigned myself to this...
    effervescence effervescence 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    Revolving Door -      Lovers come and they go ; mostly go it seems.  Now and then... one comes along who I have believed was extraordinary and would stay, but I have been...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response May 16, 2012

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    "This Is Love: -      ... to fly toward a secret sky; to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment.  First to let go of life, finally, take a step without fear...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Being in the medical field, I am constantly learning new things. I have recently applied for being a surgical nurse and will have to wait to see if I have the new position. I hope...
    floridamomtobeach floridamomtobeach 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    It Wasn't For Me -       "Ladies come to see you... if your name still rings a bell.  They give you damn near nothing, but they say they knew you well.  So you tell them you...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Feb 4, 2012

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    Do You Want To Know Your Life's Purpose? - ...it is to be. By simply existing in the moment you are, you are in your life's purpose. You cannot deny the present moment you are in...
    Safriel Safriel 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    Then Why Did You Bring It Up? -      "People who say they don't care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    Yes I am. We all should be. The thing that spurs us on during the long climb uphill, the life experience, is that there is something that we can attain, knowledge, so we keep...
    Factorial Factorial 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Here is some fodder for you all then. I am a bit psychic and my husband asked me "How can you do it?" I thought about it and I compare it to how the stars we see are light years...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    A Good Gig -     "The best audience is intelligent, well-educated and a little drunk."   Alben W. Barkley     If it weren't for our joke of a Congress, late night...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Jul 11, 2012

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    "The universe is full of magical things, just waiting for our wits to grow sharper." - Eden Phillpots
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Since I have joined E.p.I have learned more about people.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    About Writing - "Be still when you have nothing to say. Say what you've got to say, and say it hot." - David Herbert Lawrence Loving to write is not enough I have...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    Hitting Home - Time used to move softly when I was at home; until it went on without me, and left me alone. Now it sits on my shoulder, and it claws at my hand; and I feel like I...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Aug 4, 2013

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    I love to learn and am always seeking out new knowledge in all aspects of life. To me, this is one of the essential reasons to be alive. My goal is to know everything. I admit...
    Qataram Qataram 36-40, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    In my University course we have a saying "I ****** up... but at least i'm learning" failures and mistakes should be seen as milestones of learning and understanding how to better...
    Jbonha Jbonha 22-25, M Mar 31

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    Why We Are Here -      "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."     -     Maya Angelou
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 4 Responses Oct 7, 2011

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    Chase&Sanborn - At fifteen years old, I fancied myself as quite the songwriter. I had written at least a hundred songs by 1970 and had played a few of them at every folk...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2013

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    I treat every situation as a chance to earn experience and wisdom. I try to take in as much as possible at any given moment no matter how benign the task at hand. There is always a...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M Mar 22

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    Gallery - "It may be that the deep necessity of art is the examination of self-deception." - Robert Motherwood I consider myself to be creative - a part of me I say - but I am...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M May 18, 2013

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    Flying Toward The Rain - "The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds; the pessimist fears it is true." - Robert Oppenheimer
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 3 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    My EP Education - I have always loved learning. Being on EP and being someone who has not gotten into texting and so forth has help me to understand hashtags and what emotions...
    built4comfort built4comfort 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2013

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    God And Me - I would be institutionalized or dead if I ever stopped looking for a reason why I believe in God. Without a spiritual place to retreat to, I would not have survived...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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    Something Eternal - “We all know that something is eternal. And it ain’t houses and it ain’t names, and it ain’t earth, and it ain’t even the stars . . . everybody knows...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F May 1, 2013

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    Time We Have Wasted On The Way - "Now the whole dizzying and delirious range of sexual possibilities has been boiled down to one, big, bulimic word. Relationship." - Julie...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    Learn Something New Every Day - I believe life is full of opportunities to learn and grow.  When you think you know everything you need to in order to survive, life throws you...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    Lessons... - I wonder if you have to have been a bad person to realize the importance of being a good one... I have so much guilt about the past... the only good thing about it is...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

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    "The song I was writing is left undone. I don't know why I spend my time, writing songs I can't believe, with words that tear and strain to rhyme. So you see I have come...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Of Silk And Old Paper -       I had hopes as a younger man... read the yearnings of older men,,, of silky dreams that never came true.      Then, only for a day or two...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    Reasons For Marriage Made Simple - "The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship." - Jackie Kennedy.
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2013

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    Feeling Like A Bird With A Car -      You follow the rules... you pay attention.  That's what you do when you fly an airplane..... whether it's a B-52 in a war... or a Sunday...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2012

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    Body Of Work - An old man came into the art center yesterday carrying a large dollar store envelope full of drawings that he carefully placed on my desk. With a toothless grin he...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    Benefits With Friends -      "In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasure.  For in the dew of little things, the heart finds it's morning and...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 26, 2011

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    Crocodile Tears -      "The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all it's folly by being damnably sentimental."     -     Thomas Huxley
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2011

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    Politics Is The Art Of... -      ... preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them."    -    Paul Valery     It's true.  Conservatives...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 3 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    You Can't Always Get What You Want -      "Men always want to be a woman's first love.  Women like to be a man's last romance."     -     Oscar Wilde
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2011

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    The Holidays -      For many Americans, the holidays are not an entirely joyous time.  Among the things people dread;     Waiting in lines and crowds (68%)     Putting...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 4 Responses Dec 14, 2011

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    I Used To Believe: - "The more hopeless you were, the further away they hid you." Sylvia Plath So I hid myself away from everyone but one person for decades. That person kept...
    melaniemelody melaniemelody 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2013

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    Success! How You Know You Have Arrived -      "You wake up in the morning and you look at your old spoon, and you say to yourself,  'Mick, it's time to get yourself a new...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M Jul 13, 2011

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    Ceaseless Growth, Change, And ... - It never ends, does it? Once you get something under your belt, you find yourself moving on to the next thing.  Onward and upward.  And in...
    TheThird TheThird 36-40 1 Response Apr 5, 2011

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    Just Another Summer -     She felt like a woman for a moment, but just a forty three year old girl it seems. Married a long time... sowing her oats.  It was wonderful for...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2012

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    Long Range Vision - ~ There are no hopeless situations in life .... only men who have grown hopeless about them - A Barclay Comment As a boy I loved to wander over to a nearby...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Jan 1, 2012

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    The Age Of Artificial War - It came up in Q&A. A young man pointed out that he didn't feel that war is natural to man; that it isn't "human nature" per se to wage war. I happened...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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