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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    lonesomedove80 lonesomedove80 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    I have been called stupid a lot by different people. It hurts the most, though, when they say it behind my back or when they simply show it by the way they treat me and look at me...
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    I've been called stupid not by friends, but by family which really hurts me. They can't see that I'm not perfect
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    People have different forms of intelligence. Its an unpleasant, demeaning, and name calling. I've never downed someone for their intelligence and nor should anyone else
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    All I can say is that it is an accurate description of myself.
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    Women that don't know how gorgeous they are...are the most attractive.
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