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I Know That Words Are Dangerous Weapons

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 451 People

    Carrot Stew

    I grew up in a difficult environment first off. Living in my household with my sisters, dad, and mom had it's ups and downs. One rule my ma would always enforce is that anger in any form should be re-directed in way so you don't give your power away to other people. Like people...
    Joeowleyes Joeowleyes 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2013

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    Words Are Alive

    Please....Here?More....Yes............AgainSir......Pleaseuhmmmm...wait...oh..wait..oooS....................rolflmAo...........xxx
    justmefornow1600 justmefornow1600 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    Words Painful Cut

    The words hurt worse than a fist to the face, leaving their scars on my soul and within my heart.  I look deep within the mirror looking for the visible outward signs of pain but none are there. Words hurt like a blade slicing into my flesh leaving their cuts within my mind...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 1, 2011

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    I Have

    I have had many thrown at me, precisely aimed daggars, yet none of them will ever hurt as much as the ones that I have thrown. They are the ones that haunt and I regret the most, the ones that leave the deepest of scars and the ones I recall with pain. I have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Someone I respect very much told me words have

    power. He is right. I told him so do images.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    First Hurt Feelings

    I remember way back when I was in kindergarden, I was coloring a picture and there were two girl in my class who were coloring near me. One of them looked at my paper and said "Look at how he's coloring. Those colors are so stupid." and the other followed with "And...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    Responsible For What You Say

    I am raising 4 beautiful children.  We are dealing with alot of pain and alot of words being used.  I am going through a program for women of violence and I am seeing words in a whole new way. I have always told my children that words are the most powerful thing you have...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones...

    ...but words can cause far more pain.
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Nov 30, 2009

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    And I Know Just How to Use Them

    I am skilled when it comes to hurting people. I know how to incite rage and/or tears with a line. Of course i do not do that often. I just have a terribletemper and if you happen to be the one who hurt me... i will likely lash back with a vengeance. Its good that i like making...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2009

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    Seriously

    Words are alive..and they hurt..and they heal.Verbal abuse is horrid...A kind word is lovely...Karma is a wonderful.."thing"....Both sides are covered.+ +  &
    justmefornow1600 justmefornow1600 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    They Can Make and Break You

    For instance, a long time ago I said some things I didn't mean. I lost control like a ******* noob. My friend was talking **** about me saying I sucked at Starcraft, naturally I felt attacked. So I told him he should die like his mom did, another of our friends banned...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2009

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    Words

    Words,Dangerous things,When used in wrong way,Become weapons,Too late,To say sorry,When you've fired your shot,Someone's been hit,Lying on the ground,They need your help,Even though,It's too late.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 4, 2012

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    Engage Brain Before Opening Mouth

      "Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . .  to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy." ~ George Santayana   “Words are like weapons; they wound sometimes” ~ Cher    
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2009

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    The Most Powerful Weapon On Earth

    Out of all the muscles in your body, the strongest one happens to be your tounge ( medical fact ) but it has power in more ways than just the physical. Words have been known to achieve some of the most incredible feats known to mankind throughout history, think about it. Words...
    shair1tu shair1tu 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    Condition of Your Hart

    I was always taught that the words we choose is a mirror into our hart and soul. If all we ever do is dish out angry words, spite, indifference and negative attitudes then others know that is what you are on the inside. Speaking to others in a way to make yourself feel better...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    They Hurt The Worst.

    The things that people say can hurt just as much if not more then any type of physical pain. I try to be careful with what I say so I don't end up hurting or offending anyone unless I'm really pissed off because I've been hurt by words a countless number of times, and I know It...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F Jan 17, 2012

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    I Try And Be More Careful Nowadays

    I try to think it through before saying anything to anyone, even if I think I mean well, because perception is everything.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 24, 2010

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    Caution: Danger of Explosion

    Hurt caused by words can be much worse than physical hurt, and is way harder to heal too. Words are things that should be handled with care, and that is sometimes hard for me as well. I have a big mouth. I get carried away by emotions and situations easily. Too easily sometimes...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    Like A Saying I Once Heard Go's....

    "Words are like knives, use them wisely and all will go well, use them harshly and they will cut, it may not bleed but it will scar, and scars don't fade"I think that's very true, ironically, i'd take physical scars over emotional scars any day..but i'm not lucky enough for that...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F Mar 24, 2011

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    Nothing in all the world is more dangerous

    than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is Frined of the S.C Homocide's Accused Murder. Who knew him through his all most all life. Frineds in Need is a Frineds Indeed. You have my Salute. Some CON-BIGAMIST- THUG is...
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    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Jun 20

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    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jun 18

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    Where have all the good men gone?
    Awarr12 Awarr12 22-25, F Jun 18

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    A man has dreams of walking with giants To carve his niche in the edifice of time Before the mortar of his zeal Has a chance to congeal The cup is dashed from his lips The flame is...
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