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I Believe In Standing Up For What You Believe In

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    When You Are Passionate About Your Core Values And Beliefs

    I am a firm believer in standing up for my beliefs! That said, I know that there is a time and place for everything. I wouldn't just jump up and shout at a funeral or a wedding or a crowded theatre. When someone says something that is unsettling to you or says something that...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2010

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    But

    I do NOT believe in using "4" in place of "for"!
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 16, 2008

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    Stand Up For What You Belive In

    It doesn't matter what you believe in as long as you believe in it.  Just stand up for whatever you feel is right.  Except the racial kind of beliefs. Those you should learn to deal with some other way, teach yourself to get over it.
    puppiluv puppiluv 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    'You've got to make a choice

    if the music drowns you out and raise your voice every single time they try and shut your mouth.' Why are my personal opinions put down? We all have a voice and we are able to play and hear music for the pleasure for our minds. Can someone ***** that gift away from you...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    For Those Who Know.

       For those of you who know me, you know this is true to an extreme. Yet somehow you know I will still always defend you're rights's even if I don't agree with you. I may appose you, but I will not put you down (unless you are one who harms another out of mean...
    rescue3 rescue3 31-35, M Oct 11, 2008

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    Yes, I Do...

    and I believe in me!  I will stand up for myself!
    RockinRoxanneRussianRoulette RockinRoxanneRussianRoulette 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2011

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    Whatever It Is Whoever You Are

    I believe what i believe as do you and i don't think anyone has the right to make us change that do they have the right to say how they feel about it yes if you live in america then yes its freedom of speech religion morals whatever it is you have the right to it and i admire...
    letsfeelthelove letsfeelthelove 18-21, F Oct 25, 2012

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    Wait....

    ....who doesn't believe that? You cowards! :D
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    You Just Have To

    Why wouldn't you? Sometimes, you really have no choice. I guess it's a matter of pride, but I can't fathom someone NOT standing up for what they believed in. From something as simple as how you dress to something as controversial as abortion laws, standing up for what you...
    MasterOfStudies MasterOfStudies 18-21, F Oct 18, 2011

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    I have always admitted to myself

    that I was shy and quiet only speak when spoken to. But there is one thing that I can't stand, when people start to distort my words or accused me of something without proof, I will hold my ground never back out, fight for my right and what I believe is true for I was not raised...
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    If You Don't Stand Up F...

    If you don't stand up for what you believe in, nobody will do it for you.
    EPspy EPspy 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    This Has Been A Hard Achievement For Me..

    Suffice it to say I was extremely conditioned, through many, many events throughout my early years, to never open my mouth, never express thoughts or feelings --- let alone my own beliefs... I'm determined about speaking out and standing up for what I believe in now though...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    No-one Left

    First They Came for the Jews First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist. Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    Stand Up For What You Believe

    I very much believe in standing up for what I believe in. I don't understand how someone could say that I am "wrong" because of my beliefs. Can't we live in a world where we respect people's different opinions? Why should I be made to feel guilty because of my opinion? I refuse...
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F Oct 30, 2010

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    Dont Be Afraid

    I too believe in standing up for what you believe in. We as human beings live in a world filled with love, hate, crime, sorrow, happiness and injustice. Many of these as well as others touch each and everyone of us throughout our lives. And with these emotions I would hope that...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 11, 2008

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    Stand Up

    Livin' in this nightmare, destroyin' my dreams, hauntin' to myself, what regret keeps hunting me. But can I change my ways of counting the days, that keep on fadin' away I keep losing today. Whan it's gone and the hourglass falls, will I have more than regret to show for it all...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Sep 12, 2013

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    How You Feel And Think Matters.

    Revolutions are about fighting for what you believe in regardless of how right or wrong other people think it is. What you feel and what you think matters.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 29, 2012

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    I Will Never Stay Quiet

    If you don't do this then you are not been true to yourself and what you believe to be right I could never be any other way if I see or hear of things that I know are wrong then I will always say so it's what makes me who I am as a person I hate injustice there is far to much of...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2013

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    Lgbt And Friends At The Workplace.

    Hello, I am in a most interesting place in life, 8 months into a M>F transition, filing my name and gender marker change in the next 2 weeks or sooner if I can manage it. Then comes a member of senior staff hoping to put together an employ's help and resource group for a...
    Alasandra Alasandra 51-55, F 6 Responses Aug 28, 2012

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    None

     
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 17, 2010

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    With Exception...

    I also believe in putting effort into seeing if your beliefs are wrong... and admitting when they are. Your opinion has little value if you never challenge it. 
    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    Honesty And Fairness

    I believe in being a honest person and I have checked some people up in the last number of months seeing they wanted to pick on me for the slightest thingI am not a dob-in person ...I like to keep to myself and stay out of others buiness but when people cheat me out of a life...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Feb 11, 2012

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    Dear Bigoted Pastor

    Here is a letter I wrote to the Pastor of a so called Christian Community church. Dear Pastor, I find your church to be fostering bigotry and hatred, because there is an unspoken rule to "don't ask and don't tell." This is in reference to how you do not welcome nor accept...
    DeborahLmaZ DeborahLmaZ 56-60, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I believe in forgiving people because it can ease a bit of your stress. It has for me. I do not believe in forgetting the wrong they did to you because they are capable of doing it...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Everything starts with what you believe. I believe I may fall, then I would; I believe he doesn't love me, I then look for evidence to prove, then I found them; I believe I m...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Our beliefs are the only thing we as people can really have as our own. I don't care if you're atheist, christian, Buddhist, Muslim, gay pride, supremacist, shovanist, feminist...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 6 days ago

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    I definitely believe people come into your life for a reason and my guy, I'll call him D, always said the same thing. He broke up with me a week ago with zero explanation and...
    match4me match4me 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I heard through the great VINE that reality is wrong , whats your take on it, and that dreams are real, can someone tell me what does this mean to you
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    that is the real life what you get it fast and easy you will lose it quickly even your friendship
    sir1111111111 sir1111111111 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    everyone who comes into your life is a lesson learn from the good and learn from the mistakes take away what you people come and go.
    Codyweb Codyweb 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I was a lost girl. I was trying to find myself. That was until I met someone online last summer. We became really good friends, talked about life and played around. We promised...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 7 Responses Jul 28

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    Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of...
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's not easy to forgive if you will use your feelings... Forgiveness is not only a feeling it's a decision...
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I often wonder what my friends day is like... yeah some say they went to work or cleaned house or just sat around doing nothing. But that's not what I really mean. How did you...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    " You're beautiful" a man tells me on a dating site. Afterawhile the words just dissolve together. In the long end, it seems that it doesn't matter what your pictures look like.A...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 25

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    i am me. thats all i know how to be and your ******* opinion is not needed i really don't want to hear what you think about me or what i should do. **** off and stay out my bidnez
    piercethemack piercethemack 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    you've never completely gotten me Or accepted who I am At best I baffle you and you don't understand you shake your head in confusion wondering why I didn't become what you...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Sure why not tell me what you would do to me. A young 19 year old man.
    natessecret natessecret 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    Tell me what you think!!(:
    KingJones97 KingJones97 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    "Courage isn't the act of not being frightened. It's being afraid and doing what you have to do anyways."
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    I hate fighting never been in a fight but I will fight for what I love. I plan to join the Marine Corps and I love my family that's in the Middle East and if I have to join the...
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