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I Know That Words Are Dangerous Weapons

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I know this from YEARS of experience
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jul 11

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    but they can ease in ur senses and make u loose ur mind in a positive way as well.... Carnal apple, Woman filled, burning moon, dark smell of seaweed, crush of mud and light, what...
    nealbrute nealbrute 22-25, F Jul 14

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    My powerful tool...my tongue is a sharp katana.I always use it responsibly because I can go really deep to what really matters.However,if I get to hear an a**hole touching my moral...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 8

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    Words ARE powerful. They have the power to build someone up, or completely break someone down. I admire eloquent people because they can perfectly express their emotions. They know...
    Ctina21 Ctina21 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Words- they have the power to destroy. It amazes me how powerful words are. How they can make you feel and what they can make you do. My greatest pains and hurts come from words. I...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    They really are! Even though they are just words they can hurt like a B! It's crazy how we don't even know how much words can Do! But words are also powerful in making a point...
    Kdespite5 Kdespite5 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    The Lord led me to a scripture verse in the Bible this morning. "Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof." Proverbs 18:4-7...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 Jun 30

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    'Radiate Purity' - a fellow EP member wrote me this in a message, the juxtaposition between those two words are just breathtaking . Love it !
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F Jul 12

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    “Words, I think, are such unpredictable creatures. No gun, no sword, no army or king will ever be more powerful than a sentence. Swords may cut and kill, but words will stab and...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I dont hate you... I dont dislike you either. I guess i miss you.. Sounds silly huh? You had a way with ur words.. U said things that made those words come to life and it just...
    LoveeIsLife LoveeIsLife 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Words like "Unique" are like jewels......beautiful when used sparingly but ugly when used too often...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    There are types of profiles here , some of the most annoying ones are SPAM and BOTS. SPAM, created automatically by a software and has interestingly good pictures. Some are BOTS...
    cplwithcamus1 cplwithcamus1 41-45 Jul 7

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    Dear reader, hate is far too exhausting. If you truly want to hate something you have to give it a ton of effort... effort that could have been used on something worthwhile. I do...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    In 2012 I had the scariest demonic encounter ever. I became suicidally depressed and felt it's presence so strong I couldn't be comfortable no matter what I tried. I'm into all...
    Karoshka6 Karoshka6 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    Demons lurk around in this world, they can look like humans, animals basically anything. Demons are evil and retarded from why I say. And if you really believe. Trust no one
    noonehuntsbetter noonehuntsbetter 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    "When you are suffering, you become more understanding about yourself, but also about other people's sufferings, too. That's the first step to understand somebody is to understand...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I've had a hard day! Yesterday was so perfect but I guess things change. I really can't understand why things aren't as perfect as the old times! 😔
    thatgirldailey thatgirldailey 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Sometimes on cheesestasic Tuesdays I eat to much cheese and my BM's get all bound up so Wednesdays are usually harder for me
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    Since childhood I have been aware of aliens, they have made their presence known numerous times. It sounds crazy but I am here to tell you it is real. If you take a moment to open...
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    Who will be there when you fall? To pick you up and offer you encouragement? Give you motivation to move one foot in front of the other? Who will be there when you are in...
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    Going through school to be a counsellor for Trans* people who have been abused or have addictions is something I really want to do. Though when people are in pain, I can't help...
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    What can make us go through our days in peace and contentment? This is what I've learnt over the past 7 years of life experience and observing myself and others. Replace anger...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I havnt been able to sleep lately , well at least not this past month . Anyways , this morning i got up and went in my living room and fell asleep on the couch because it was...
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    I've seen a number of these creatures but we do not have to give them our attention or energy, they exist at a lower vibration raise your vibration with positive thoughts and...
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    There is no question, big or small, silly or serious, lewd or tame and so on that I will refuse to answer. I will always give you my heartfelt response about anything and with the...
    RokerVazi RokerVazi 18-21 Jul 6

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    I have good nd bad days i wanna knoe why :/
    ashley486 ashley486 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Change is in the air... :)
    J3ssii3 J3ssii3 22-25, F Jul 16

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    Looking forward to younger daughter and her two kids coming to stay.
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    † Jesus Speaks To Valeria of Matrimony and Divorce. The Poem of The Man†God Chapter 529 In a vision Maria Valtorta received from the Lord EP Link Valeria begins to speak...
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    I do believe Obama wasn't the best choice for this country. I absolutely felt that way from day one. But, it's also important to remember that the mess other people leave behind...
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    I feel like I'm in the middle all the time. Its a terrible feeling. I've been in a relationship for years now and I still love him like the day I met him. Don't ask me why...
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