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I Am Searching For Wisdom

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    When Did We Stop Expecting Wisdom In Our Leaders?

    In early societies, the elders with wisdom would guide/rule their people. Now it seems who ever has the most money has the power to rule and those with the ethics and wisdom are pushed aside. It seems like it has been a long process of brainwashing people into thinking what is...
    Insearchofmore Insearchofmore 51-55, M Mar 10, 2012

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    African Wisdom

    I picked this up somewhere along my travels. It's not my work but it is still good so I thought I would share it here.  A Bitter Heart Devours It's Owner A Negligent Man Starves In The Midst Of Abundance It Is The Rainy Season That Gives Wealth One Does Not Have To Learn How...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M Jan 8, 2011

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    Intelligence Vs Wisdom

    "Intelligence is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to use it in a fruit salad" Now, my own observation. Intelligence may be taken, but wisdom is more demure and prefers to be chased.
    DarknessCalls DarknessCalls 41-45, T 2 Responses Mar 31, 2011

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    I Am Still Looking For It

    I guess I may be closer but at the same time far from it.  Perhaps it is inside me and I just have to rediscovered.
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

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    I Am So Different.

    Hello all, I have felt different than others since I was a toddler. To try to explain this to a reg human being feels useless. I learned how to fake it early on, how to hide and also appear to fit in, but have never felt true connection to others. I have been studying ancient...
    bheron1 bheron1 51-55 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    Is It Wise To Not Change When Things Are Not The Way You Had Hoped?

    We have enrolled over 13,000 new entrepreneurs in as little as 9 weeks. While, over half have had absolutely no experience and the everyday average person has finally been given the chance to LAUNCH their own career or simply put their own business on the front page of Google...
    RussCampbell RussCampbell 41-45, M Jan 10, 2012

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    Wisdom...in A Quote.

    "It's not lies, just marketing"
    Kris99 Kris99 36-40, F Nov 5, 2010

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    Life is really simple,

    but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Isn't Everybody? ...

    Isn't everybody? She keeps illuding us, though...
    numisiro numisiro 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2008

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    Dunno How I Got Into This Group.

    umm...yeah, i'm pretty immature, so a little wisdom should help. Not  actively searching for wisdom though. sorry
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 11, 2009

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    Don't Envy

     Sometimes we envy others. We look at people we know and just wish we had what they have, even though most of the times we see a surface only. I was like that too, I tended to envy others especially successful and wealthy people. This view changed and you will see what I...
    wisestories wisestories 31-35 Jun 7, 2010

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    What Happened To Kindness?

    I always think in our constantly changing world where values ​​are ridiculed, ignored or neglected, where men and women are rattling at the mercy of events, where the value of a word decreases dangerously, where respect for elders tends to disappear seriously, where the image...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M 7 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    Aren't We All?

    the Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.i am finding that to be true. God does know The Way;the answer to all of life's questions[tho i may not get all of em here on earth],the reason and purpose for my being..i think getting into a personal relationship with Him is...
    papolina papolina 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2009

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    Wisdom, What Is This Thing We Call Wisdom?

    I have to admit that I don't think I would be able to tell the difference between a wise person and someone who has a hidden agenda right now. I do know that it would be nice to have someone who can guide me to the right path because I am stuck in the middle of the woods right...
    bufy1981 bufy1981 26-30, F 2 Responses May 10, 2009

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    Life Long Search

    The comic Steven Wright joked, "I have a large sea shell collection which I keep scattered on beaches all over the world. Maybe you've seen it." I think wisdom might be a lot like those shells, scattered all over the world. A little bit here, a little bit there...
    outercalm outercalm 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 24, 2009

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    The Box

    A long time ago in the land of hushabye Around about the wonderous days of yore There came across a sort of box Bound up with chains and locked with locks And lableled, "Kindly do not touch. It's war." A cree was issued round about with a flourish and a shout And a...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2011

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    This Is Kinda Where I Am Right Now

    Working on so many of these...find it inspirational to re-read it often. A Time Comes A time comes in your life when you finally get it. When in the midst of all your fears and insanity you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out - ENOUGH...
    noexcuses noexcuses 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 17, 2007

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    Searchin' For Wisdom

    Searchin' for wisdom,Am,All the time,The more I find,The more I want,That my friends,Keeps me searchin'.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Aug 24, 2012

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    More Tid Bits

    Found some more bits of wisdom when cleaning out a box. Again not my work but thought I would share with the project.He who greases his wheel helps his oxen Heroes are bred in lands where livelihood comes hard Every rooster crows on his own dunghill No legacy so rich as honesty...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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    The Prettiness Of Nature Is Sturdily Related To The Spiritual

    It seems that it is in mans nature to live a spiritual lifestyle We need very much to live a meaningful life and therefore we look to find purpose in our lives Religion is simply a system devised to live your life according to the meaning that you have envisioned for your life...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    Found It!!!

    It was down between the cushions of "I know I know nothing" and "the greatest thing is just to love and be loved in return" on the couch of "follow your own bliss"...   a little too abstract...a little too wise...it is time to kiss the earth once again...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 9 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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    I have always believed that learning is a life-long process. One should not stop the quest for learning. The information need not be a scientific breakthrough or a technological...
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    Nozomu Nozomu 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Hey since no one could find the group i made for the pack i made it an account, anyone is welcome to add it/join the pack heres the link https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?ref...
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    I feel more mature than I did when I tried before, I'm going to put everything into consideration this time, and not try and force people into liking me, it's been more than a year...
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    I don't know who or what I'm longing for, but until I find them/it I will continue feeling utterly empty. Something in my life is missing, yet I can't tell what it is. Surely lack...
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    Hey:) i'm Nozomu and i'm a therian, Looking to form a new pack i am an Alpha female and will welcome any type of therians and otherkins. I would like for this to be a pack build on...
    Nozomu Nozomu 18-21, F Aug 26

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    I forgot to say based in the UK i'm live in the North East but anyone anywhere is welcome:) Hey:) i'm Nozomu and i'm a therian, Looking to form a new pack i am an Alpha female and...
    Nozomu Nozomu 18-21, F Aug 26

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