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I Believe You Are What You Choose to Be

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    And Although That's True

    The person you want to be is usually the you that you are when you no longer want to be that way. Maybe enlightenment is the path to that person which you've always wanted to be and will not wish to change.
    TheFarmerAsACorpse TheFarmerAsACorpse 18-21 Aug 9, 2012

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    Sometimes

    I do agree that you are what you want to be, but at the same time the world my prevent or hold you back from becoming that. Some people I know believe that everyone has their place. The homeless' place is to be homeless, a mother's place is to be a mother (in whatever...
    Shirohime001 Shirohime001 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    Choices

    We all make choices when it comes to how we want our lives to go. We can choose who we want to be and who we dont want to be. If you choose to be a good and loving person than you will take the oppurtunities to become one. Our lives are based on the choices we make in our daily...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    Don't Limit Yourself Or Limit Yourself If You Want

    That is one of my points, manna, i believe it is a cop out to say the World holds you back.  Define the world?  Can reaching a goal be more challenging for some than others?  of course it can.  but what is wrong with that?  absolutely no where does it say...
    burgersandbeers burgersandbeers 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    You Are Who You Chose To Be....

    You are whom you cose to be, I believe this....if you want to be a success in life you will be, at some point and time you will be, the want and the drive is there, but if you want to be a failure, you will be, with no motivation, no drive, no desire, you will not get any where...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    It's true Emily. To me you are perfect in every way. I know "Perfection" Isn't possible and all that blah blah. But I believe that someone can be perfect for someone else. I think...
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    Karma is very real & always comes back. I believe you should always be the best and happiest version of yourself because you've only got one life here on Earth & the greatest mark...
    VicAshley01 VicAshley01 26-30, F Dec 11

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    http://www.intouch.org/you/article-archive/content/topic/reaping_what_you_sow_article#.VITJQNm9Kc0 This dude says it all better than I could. Everything you do in life will come...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Dec 7

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    We do not live in an age of acceptance. But in hatred of each other we are united. Whoever you are there is someone that does not like you. You can be Black, White, Gay, Straight...
    SalemKat SalemKat 13-15, F Nov 27

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    Can you really fully experience being you if you never get outside of yourself? Do you really know who you are if you've never experienced yourself through the eyes of others? My...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I read all these experiences of others on here, some stories are so interesting. I want to see one yet I don't because I know I'll be so freaked out. My husband does not believe in...
    aburns aburns 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Very funny.... A teacher was having a problem with a boy in her class of 3rd grade. The boy said 'Ma'am, I should be in 4th grade, I'm smarter than my sister and she's in the...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    "I won't hurt you or leave you, i promise." What a load of bull. I believed you and all you gave me was a heartbreak. Whatsmore, you just made it harder for me to trust someone...
    Shimmerz479 Shimmerz479 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    A year or two ago, I was getting ready for work, getting dressed and doing my morning routine. As I was going downstairs, I saw the ghost of my grandma who passed away on...
    Rubyred441 Rubyred441 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I think it is important to know who you are talking to. Sometimes it can be confusing when you have many online friends. I am TryingagainII and have been since 2011 - I have used...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 Responses Dec 12

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    Dear beloved reader, May we just stop here and talk about how wonderful this world is? Let's stop and talk about how wonderful YOU are. Yes, you're wonderful. If anyone ever tells...
    MrsDuckx3 MrsDuckx3 16-17, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey you. Yeah...you with your head down. You, the one feeling like all hope is lost and you have no idea what to do or you feel like nothing will ever get better. Maybe you feel...
    LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds LuckyInTheSkyWithDiamonds 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    All you young girls to older women..... You all are very beautiful you guys gotta stop putting yourself down. I see a lot of post on here I want to be like this or like her look...
    Happyguylovesyou Happyguylovesyou 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    You are lucky if you love and you are loved back
    oneheart1 oneheart1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I will take you as you are... Though all the flaws and your greatest demise. I will love, not run like the others. I'll stay.
    AzuraA AzuraA 16-17, F Nov 22

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    There once was a little boy, let's say about 7 :P he was eating grapes and decided he wanted a whole tree of them after seeing a show on tv with trees :P. So this adorable little...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    it was a sunny afternoon. I was shopping , in a supermarket far from my home. Walking around through aisles I noticed a well dressed woman, short hair, gentle, quiet, somewhat...
    gerryowen gerryowen 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You are so very special to me more than you will ever no and I want to make you truly happy I would do anything to make this become reality especially after today seeing you and...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Although you are very small, and your kind have existed in the universe for only a very short time... YOU are an important part of something VERY LARGE, and VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I could have the people I hate bowing down to me and if not obeying then would be punished severely but I choose to have their heads on my wall. I could tear people apart but I'd...
    Butterking47 Butterking47 18-21 3 days ago

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    My best friend of 43 years told my son awful lies and some girl secrets, and now he really has a trust issue with me, because like he said why would Your best friend lie. My...
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 18 hrs ago

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    some its just not your day and unfortunately u have a exam on that day what do u expect it doesn't mean he or she is not intelligent every one experiences a bad day
    waris1 waris1 16-17, M 9 hrs ago

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    This is my problem. Im a loving person a good hearted person willing to do anything for a person I love, but ohhhhh if you have betrayed me..... the love I have turns into pure...
    vnesanarti vnesanarti 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    do you believe that, you became every thing in my life.. do you believe that, i care about you and missed you every moment.. do you believe that, i need and want to be near to...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Dec 4

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    So many people are focused on saving the Earth, but what if our actual purpose was to destroy it? Is there really a way we could live comfortably, doing everything we do now, and...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Welcome to the family- The people that you (& I are really close to & trust can be considered family. I never believed that you have to be blood related to be family. I have always...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 41-45, M Nov 23

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    Time seems to remind you what has passed in whichever way it can no matter the direction you face.. There have been many things be it the music I come across, the books I read...
    shadowweep shadowweep 31-35, M Nov 26

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    I am The prince of darkness, Do not ignore this message. Darkness will consume you.There will be a war of black and white. Do you want to make a deal???
    DJer DJer 13-15, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I bottle up and leave you alone, just like Corey said "the last man standing gets no pity"
    teddy714 teddy714 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I sure do believe this! I have those red flags coming up right now with a guy I'm talking to. I like him, but he's not in a place within himself to have me and I know this. He...
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Like most people I hope to meet someone to share my life with. Unlike most I happen to be transgender. This presents an even more unique situation as I don't feel the need to...
    Melaninpa Melaninpa 46-50 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I know everyone can but there are so many people in this world who dnt gaf!!.. I dnt understand it either why people talk mean to others .. Maybe they grew up with no manners...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I believe in submitting to the Authority of men. I accept the fact that I, as a girl, am inferior and subordinate to men. And I do not try to change that... Totes! m/^_^m/
    ExoticXDarkness ExoticXDarkness 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When I feel hurt I get angry and when I get angry I become stubborn and resentful. I have a war inside myself and the other person has no clue about it. They don't know how I feel...
    bexk bexk 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Some people are meant to ordinary and others are meant to change the world. I know my place.
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F Dec 6

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    its so crazy how people can be so up and down 24 hours a day. How a person can change your mood from one moment to the next.or an experience can make you feel either powerful or...
    neesieluv neesieluv 22-25, F Dec 11

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    Exams just test your memory
    nonorawi nonorawi 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Knowing lots of information doesn't make you smart, a person who is smart knows how to use that information. Einstein words... more or less
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    My family consists of two close friends from school and a teacher who has gotten me through a lot of stuff. I'm not blood related to them what so ever, but they mean everything to...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F Nov 23

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    Family is people you adore with an indescribable passion. You'd switch places with them when they are in a ****** circumstance
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M Nov 23

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    I know its not a choice, but i dont think youre born with it either.
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 24