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I Am Searching For Wisdom

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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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    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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    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 4 Responses Sep 24, 2009

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    By three methods we may learn wisdom: First,

    by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses May 10, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    Life is really simple,

    but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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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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    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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    Wisdom...in A Quote.

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

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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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    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 6 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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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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    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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    I've always wanted to live in a place where nobody knows who i am. I've tried searching for a place where i truly belong, where i could start a new life & a new beginning.
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    I've been searching for a great online business to invest in for quite sometime. Then I happen to read an email from a safelist that was offering a free opportunity and I took it...
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    I am searching for a true friend. Who can understand me completely, Who I can talk with. Who I can laugh with. Who are ready to accept me for who I am like Jesus did. Jesus is one...
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    I am searching for true love ❤. For life time
    Ashwani5696 Ashwani5696 22-25, M Jan 17

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    Closing of souls. I think when two of people are feeling being close in soul sense of thinking it is more beautiful love than it seems to be at first sight. Somebody could say I...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I wonder where i have to go? To find a home? Where do i go to find a place where i can always be with friends, with a family of my own. Where must i go so the moments will last...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Jan 4

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    A male dom looking for a female submissive to own I will make you my slave, use you , you will do as I please with you and in return you will get the satisfaction of pleasing me...
    piyush93 piyush93 18-21, M Jan 21

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    I've found a lady to discipline me! But she wants to train me as a sissy maid! Does anyone know what that would entail? Should I agree to it?
    sman9394 sman9394 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    i was just wanting to know if i could ask any of you any questions this is optional and im not expecting any responses but if you have the time i would love to ask any one of...
    blueninja9997 blueninja9997 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    LOL , and what will you do when you find one ?
    amandahello amandahello 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I guess I qualify if I am being honest
    lindaishere lindaishere 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am searching for one single soul in a sea of 7 billion. I'm not even sure what to do should I find it.
    JamieWalks JamieWalks 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm 21 years old, I've always had a big heart, since I was a wee little boy. I recently got a good job. Well it pays all my bills for being 21 and single. Being my only...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Hi all, I am brand new to this site and already I have found some great stories and can't seem to stop scrolling :) I have recently just found myself asking a lot of questions and...
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