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I Have a Simplicity Statement

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    From Dawn To Dust

    I am 63 years old this year. I am blessed to lead a simple life which many wished but could not lead. Today's life is so stressful,materistic and chasing unrealistic dreams. When i awake in the morning. i thanked God for a new day. I looked forward to my plans for a meaningful...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 4 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    Autumn

    I am in the autumn of my life (63 years old).  My plans, which are at the moment coming to fruition are this.  I am building a cabin in the mountains of Georgia on a small piece of land I have.  The cabin will cost twenty thousand, well withing my means.  It...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 4 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    Thoreau

    "Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life? We are determined to be starved before we are hungry." I also like, "A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince." Both by Henry D. Thoreau- who I would consider the epitome of simplicity
    LoveSpringsteen LoveSpringsteen 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    Needs Vs Wants

    I intend to consume less, to be happy with less, to be content with just myself and nothing else since that's all there will be when I die. 
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 11 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    Oxymora

    my simplicity statement - without hesitation - states the generation of complication for no other feasible reason than it's much more funner that way, and exactly the right kinds of people will leave you tha phuck alone  ;-)
    JahPhancyPants JahPhancyPants 22-25, F Jun 20, 2011

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    Simple And Fulfilled

    I want to live to the fullest with leaving little impact, to experience while giving back to the world around me, and die being a fulfilled man.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Jul 8, 2012

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    My Life

    I remain  busy  all  the  day  and at  night the uncompleted tasks  night  mare my  sleep . i  can't find  rest and  peace  even  in my spare  time  . something  somewhere always  keep  me on  my  toes  . i  m so upset with thisand  need  a  rest  but...
    shap36 shap36 41-45, M Jan 20, 2011

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    "We loved with a love that was more than love" I don't know why, but I am in love with this quote. The simplicity of it is just so complex and holds such a deep meaning.
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    I just don't work. ~previously I had written just the above statement and I could not post it because it was too short. so now I am explaining that I just don't have anything...
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    I don't get how people can be able to have hundreds of friends... Most of the people I know are somewhere between acquaintances and friends. And there is a smaller group that I...
    Roccondil Roccondil 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    but I'm okay with that. I have 1 friend married 25 1 son she's a christian that lives and breaths for God. Been friends with her almost 9 yrs. Then I have another friend 32 2 boys...
    jbnj12 jbnj12 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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