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I Believe That Words Are Powerful

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    I took to being very aware of me and my energy the frequency of my vibration as well as my words. Its beeen over two years since i began . Ill say I've become aware of every word that proceeds out of my mouth . theres s couple I've eliminated totally . And i believe you should...
    StoneColdSixx StoneColdSixx 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    The Plea To Be Heard, Recognized, Loved

    I recall being told that once words are out, they are etched in stone. In other words, you can't take them back. So the choices that we make when we say things can have long lasting repercussions that perhaps we do not consider when they are being spoken. I've read dozens of...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    I listen carefully to what others say to me.

    I appreciate honesty and truth and deliver the same to others.
    Epin Epin 41-45, F Feb 1

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    Fun With Words

                Oh Strunk, you know how to make a grammar geek laugh. I've been rereading Strunk and White's The Elements of Style for the first time since high school in preparing for this course, and I forgot, or perhaps never quite appreciated, how funny it is. Strunk can be...
    KeasbeyNights KeasbeyNights 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    That sticks and stone stuff doesn't work with

    every body and the thing that you say is really I mean really hurtful can scare them for ever because those scars don't heal
    Msimperfectlyperfect Msimperfectlyperfect 13-15, F Jan 11

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    I Am Denied You

    You painted your vibrant colours upon my soul... You splashed your reds, your blues, your greens...all...... They blended, melded, flowed together like your love for me... They rushed through me.....Torrents of colours....Cascading.... A tsunami of rushing feelings....Bold...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 6 Responses May 31, 2013

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    I HAVE A DREAM !!!!!!

    !...... * pumps fist in the air dramaticly *
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The Power Of Listening

             By virtue of belonging to or posting in this group, we apparently agree that words, written as well as spoken, are powerful, but consideration should also be given to the possibility that the source of that power is not singular or one-sided. There are words and...
    CuriousNomad CuriousNomad 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    One word that makes me cry is the word stupid

    or dumb... It always makes me cry.. Well when used to call someone dumb or stupid. People used to call me that all the time so it just hurts to see others use it.. Just hate the word stupid the most tho.
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Test Of Faith

    I believe that words are powerful...... and so is silence...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    Imprints Upon My Soul

    First, let me admit, I am a sensitive person ... sometimes overly sensitive.  Unfortunately, that leads me to often take words to heart and place unintended meaning on them.  I'm trying to catch myself and not react quite so quickly these days.  I don't always...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 20 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    Sancte Míchael Archángele,

    defénde nos in proélio contra nequítiam et insídias diáboli esto præsídium. Imperet illi Deus, súpplices deprecámur: tuque, princeps milítiæ cæléstis, Sátanam aliósque spíritus malígnos, qui ad perditiónem animárum pervagántur in mundo, divína virtúte, In...
    hippygod1 hippygod1 18-21, M Dec 17, 2013

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    Where's The Delete Button?

    Words are spoken and heard but that's not the end of it. They are then stored in the mind where there is no delete button. Words can be replayed in the mind thousands of times and thirty years after they were spoken. This can be a gift when what we are recalling is something...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    I Heard This And Thought It Was Kind Of Clever.

    Always remember the saying goes, "sticks and stones key break my bones but words are merely the smallest element of language capable of containing meaning and as such could never directly produce the 4000 newtons of force per square inch required to break bone."
    Houdini94 Houdini94 18-21, M Oct 20, 2013

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    The Phone Call

    What I didn't say:"I understand what you are going through, better than you probably think I do.And yes, I love you too." 
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    Words

    Words can help Words can hurt Words can start a romance Words can end a love Words can heal a weary soul, Words can crush a weary heart Words can cheer you on Words can bring tears of sorrow Words can create life Words can decimate a life Words can be simple Words can be complex...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 3 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    The Power Of Words

    We've been taught as children that "sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me". Terribly false. Sticks and stones break your bones but bones surely do heal in time. But words? Words hurt. Words can hurt us. Words have hurt us. Words hurt more than stones...
    LaughLoveLiveHope LaughLoveLiveHope 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    How High Do You Bounce? :)

    I think this quote has a lot to be said with few words. It really is true, sometimes when we fall hard, we bounce back higher. Sometimes we need to hit the bottom before we can see the top. Our own downfall gives us a better perspective of where we need and want to be. "The...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    "Words are more treacherous

    and powerful than we think." Language is an essential tool to people for communicating messages and expressing feelings. Civilizations, and an understanding of the world around have been built with language, but as there is no doubt that words are powerful, they have also...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 8

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    I think this quote sums up how powerful words

    are: "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours." - Eric Idle
    fyremoon fyremoon 41-45, M Dec 24, 2013

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    Yes...I Believe Its True...

    Just a little reason why I think so....my EP friends hardly know me in real life..hardly have met me or spoken on phone..I never had a video chat with anyone...but still my words seem to touch them...connect with them....how is that possible for a simple person like me to connect...
    papri papri 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    LOVE. A simple world with a whole lot of

    different meanings behind them. You define, I listen. You give, I get. You don't, I do. You do, I don't.
    UnknownGuyAround UnknownGuyAround 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    Adolf Hitler was a wordsmith,

    he knew that words are powerful and by manipulating people through the use of his words he could make them do whatever he wanted. His words were like a hypnosis that affected the entire nation of Germany and anyone who disagreed would be disposed of so his words were the words...
    fyremoon fyremoon 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    Words and actions are the most powerful thing

    that life has, be careful how you choose and use your words because it can really effect a person mentally physically and emotionally :) just saying!!
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    And To All A Silent Night

    Isn't it funny how a silent night can mean so much and give one time to reflect, to organize one's thoughts, to come to grip with things, to pray, to wish and to hold out hope. May anyone who is going through any kind of personal struggles have a silent night to do just that.
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    Words Are All That Remains

    I believe in the power of words. Sometimes....When we are connected as close friends are...And you speak your words...And the time is right...I feel those words. Empathy works this way with me. I cannot explain in words. It is like waking in the summer dawn. Solitary. Peaceful...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    Potential

    Words, I feel, possess a tremendous significance in our lives.They are the holders of all that is beautiful and good in this world...but at the same time, they can tear us apart...leaving us with an inescapable hurt. Words bring thoughts to mind...expressing our thoughts...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 19, 2013

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    Narrativium Shapes Our Lives

    Words are so important and I think that because we've all grown up with language, we take for granted just how much they create our world. Nuances in the meanings of words are so powerful that just trying to assign words to feelings that don't quite fit any existing word can...
    salaciouslyyours salaciouslyyours 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    I am so sick of being lied to.

    And equally sick I can do nothing about it. I must say it really makes it difficult for me to like someone. Or ever have an respect for them. It is also frustrating when I see people behave in a very two faced way. I know addressing this would create too much drama and would...
    NotSoPerfect777 NotSoPerfect777 36-40, F Jan 9

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    Powerful Weapons

    You may not touch me or shoot me down but your tongue slices through me with each word, one by one You may not have bullets or knives but each syllable you spout is enough to end lives You may not think they are hurtful, but the words you choose are like weapons, inflicting...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 10 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    You Are What You Hear

    When he said he thought I was smart…I felt like I could engineer the next NASA flight single-handedly.I was ready to conquer the world. When he told me he thought I was pretty…I felt as if other people floated around me awed by my beauty.I felt as if that beauty reflected...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 16 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    Words are my profession.

    Advertising writer for +25 years -- which comes down to, most of the time, telling stories. Sometimes I tell a story with five words in a headline, sometimes a web page, sometimes 2000 word articles. All the same - I trying to connect and communicate ideas, emotions, events...
    beboru beboru 51-55 1 Response Mar 5

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    Words are knives that cut through the heart.

    ....Words are poison that poisons our hearts.....Words can save us from ourselves when we hear positive words. Words are what we need to give us a push to get our things done. Words let us know when someone loves us or when we are hated.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 27

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    So I know someone who a week back was extremely

    emotional cause of being rebuked in public. Because this person matters to me a lot, I took it upon myself to ensure things change. Without taking names it may seem confusing and for the sake of clarity I'd call my friend Ian and the other person (rebuker) Nancy. I was very...
    SDominicS SDominicS 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm on my spiritual journey

    and one of the first things that was reveled to me that I had control over was the words that I used. Positivity all the way!!<3
    truthbetold22 truthbetold22 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    So Weird

    Someone can say a sentence or a few words, and those words can make or break that person. They can inspire, they can destroy. Words can do anything, and beyond that. They can cause psychological damage, or build a person up to become great. That's why we need to be so careful...
    candiipup candiipup 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2008

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    Choosing Words

    "You can tell somebody the same thing in two, three or four different ways. One way, they can listen to you and feel terrible, and another way they can listen to you and feel wonderful.”                              -Itzhak PerlmanWhen I talk to...
    ANewCreation4Him ANewCreation4Him 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    Magic Stardust Surrounds Me

    I am lacking words... So let me try to express how I feel upon you... Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.... You are my whimsy. You are my caprice. You are the taste of cotton candy. You are the softness of fine fleece. You are such certain splendour. You are a freed flying kite. You are my...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2013

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    Words Can Never Hurt Me ... Not True At All

    My greatest hurts and my greatest peace has come from words. When I was feeling very alone the word that I loved the most was 'we'. When someone said to me " we will sort it out" I felt at once changed and no longer alone and afraid. The word 'we' to me is still...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 8 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    I don't understand that the people with good

    hearts and good intentions have to hurt the most sometimes. If shes angry- theres a reason. If shes quiet when usually talkative- theres a reason. If she comes off as bitter and rude - She needs to scream something out. What to do with this ? I dont know.
    katrinapaytonxo katrinapaytonxo 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    So Suddenly

    I want to hear the rapture of truthful emotions so touchable to my ears. I want to be fulfilled with the strength of words so suddenly. I want an everlasting smile to appear on my face by the whisper of words so magical were the imagination is so vividly clear; so real I can feel...
    PrivateLegit PrivateLegit 41-45, F 11 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    aliciapearl5 aliciapearl5 16-17, F Jan 26

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    ok I have an issue I realised lately.

    ..lately I have been getting called "mate" by random girls...friends cashier girls even at work... why are they calling me mate...personally I'm not and did not flirt with them or have them any indication I'm trying to get their number or hook up a date..the first time I was...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M Mar 14

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    Perhaps The Choice Is Ours

    Words can create wounds or provide healing... Make you cry or laugh...Cause weakness or renewed strength...Bring sadness or great joy...Destroy or affirm....Express hatred or unconditional love...Which words will you choose?Those are the Words that will most likely be returned to...
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    A Good Reason To Think Before You Speak !?

    Words hold much more power than people think. I have witnessed first hand the damage that words can cause, especially when being spoken by someone cruel and heartless. When a child is called names and told they are worthless and will never be anything but a burden to every one...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    Tribute

    I had someone say something nice to me today, 'You sound wonderful.' Thank you. You know what? I want to live wonderful. I want to live in the spirit of wonderful - growing, exploring, changing, discovering, seeking, enriching, learning, becoming. I want to see the wonder...
    jellibeanz jellibeanz 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    Powerful Words And Hurtful Words...

    This is for a friend I met on EP. Words can be hurtful and words can scar you but instead of scars you put those hurtful words into a file and store it away. Its like taking a vaccine. Your brain stores those hurtful words so that you become immune to them. And for the scars that...
    3LPmademe 3LPmademe 18-21, F Aug 10, 2012

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    Camera. I shoot people then take them into dark

    rooms and turn them into paper.
    CloudInTheSky CloudInTheSky 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    Names Have Power

    People tend not to use real names on EP. One reason, of course, is identity protection (As if you could really track someone down using their first name). The other and perhaps the most important reason is that names have Power.Think that's nonsense?All manner of legends speak of...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    I try to chose my words wisely

    because whatever I say will impact on someone else. I try to choose positive, friendly words whenever I can. Words are more powerful then one might think.
    asidea asidea 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    And don’t go to bed

    yet love, I think it’s too early And we just need a little time to ourselves If my wall clock tells me that it's 4 in the morning I'll give it hell Cause I’ve been trying way too long To try and be the perfect song When our hearts are heavy burdens We shouldn’t have to...
    foolishlylovingthee foolishlylovingthee 16-17, F Apr 9

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    I am officially done putting myself out there

    for people. No one will EVER get close to me again or know the real me. I swear this to myself and the "world" today.
    NotSoPerfect777 NotSoPerfect777 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Miscellaneous Terms ADULT: A person

    who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle. BEAUTY PARLOUR: A place where women curl up and dye. CANNIBAL: Someone who is fed up with people. CHICKENS: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead. COMMITTEE: A body...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm Sorry, I Don't Understand

    This may not exactly fit in this group, and I can't say why I find it so amusing, but I do.  Perhaps, many of us have been in this situation or one like it.  
    WildeOscar WildeOscar 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    Those scars on your wrists are the mark of the world An ocean that's left you so torn But remember the heart you brought into this world The same one as when you were born How...
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    I really do believe we're here for a reason!! What that reason is.. I don't know!!.
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