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I Have Been Called Very Wise

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    I Have Been

    I have been called wise so many times, but It's really not true. I don't know as much as some think I do and even less than they realize. They insist, though, on saying I am. I am only as knowledgeable as my experiences and even so, perhaps someone else has found a better way...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 24 Responses May 11, 2010

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    All My Life

    Ha, have I got them fooled! Nothing like bumbling through life. When I was in the sixth grade there was a girl that I liked. Our class was sponsoring a cribbage contest, with the sixth graders mentoring the fourth graders to learn to play. Long story short, this girl signed up to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    I Have Been Called Very Wise

    I have been called very wise.  I however don't think I'm so wise.  I don't answer much of the questions right that are on Jeopardy. So therefore I don't watch it very often.  However watching Are You better than a 5th grader? I get most the questions right  except for history...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Jan 26, 2012

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    Foolish To Assert

    some time in my life.. and arrogantly accepted it.   i know how foolish i am to assert it..
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F May 11, 2010

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    Often,

    although i have been called dumb as a box of rocks a few as well
    BurntCrispy BurntCrispy 36-40 Dec 8, 2011

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    Well, Yes I Have

    I always smile and thank the person graciously. They don't have to know that any wisdom I have gained has been earned, one hard-won tear at a time.  To get where I am, I've fought and screamed and bled.My wisdom is a distillation of fear, despair, struggle...and hope.And yet I...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Jun 21, 2012

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    People have called me "crazy", "out there", "sick" and "sadistic". Half the time they were my teachers. All it does is make me mad. They haven't seen me crazy and if they did they...
    BLVLFreeSwim BLVLFreeSwim 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    And what wouldn't I give for ten minutes to be in a securely soundproof room, armed with a baseball bat and with those same people bound and gagged.
    Iancharles Iancharles 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    It was a few months ago. I'll never forget it.
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    Umm i have been rejected to 8 girls. My social life sucks.
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    Yes. I have been told I was younger than I look. What you think?
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