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I Know That Words Are Powerful

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 459 People

    Words. Words. Words. They are a reflection of

    meaning. We read words everyday. Everywhere. Just one simple word. It does not matter how many letters, whether it is just has one letter or fifty letters. Read them with caution. One slip up. It can cost you something good in life. Don't miss out because you overlooked it...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jun 18

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    Wtf is my problem today?

    I feel like I'm saying all the wrong words today.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    This...you know who you are.

    Just saying “I hunger for your sleek laugh, your hands the color of a savage harvest, hunger for the pale stones of your fingernails, I want to eat your skin like a whole almond.” ― Pablo Neruda, The Poetry of Pablo Neruda
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Can you make one feel wonderful

    and horrible at the same time. Can lead to wonderful and horrible consequences in one's life. They are powerful tools and have to be known how to affectively used.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Jun 20

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    The long and hard battle was fought And lost.

    She retreats, wounded to the shower. All lights turn off. There's no one there. No one with her. She is alone, cowering over her wounds and the ones she's caused. No one can hear her scream, no one can hear her cry. Her silence is her only cry for help, and it is ignored...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Jul 31, 2014

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    The Power Of Description

    I once had a job where I took my lunch in a quiet room and wrote my thoughts. I fell into a rhythm of describing the same street and scene that I saw every day. I live in Oregon, so many days were rainy, cool, and what some would call dreary. But, in this excorcise I learned...
    sissysunshine sissysunshine 41-45 1 Response Oct 13, 2011

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    The saying "Sticks and stones may break my

    bones, but words will never hurt me" is completely a lie. Words are very powerful things that could very much change someone's life, either in a terribly negative way or a greatly positive way. People sometimes don't realize this, unfortunately, especially, from my observations...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Who Wouldn't Want A Teacher Like Him...

    “So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. It also won’t do in your essays...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    Today saw the passing away of an amazing lady.

    As I searched for extracts if her work I have stumbled on this poem. This powerful evocation of a woman took me like a waltz and I feel compelled to share it here. Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses May 28, 2014

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    Good fiction provides more truth about the

    world, about life, and even about the reader.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jul 19

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    When that song "Let It Go" can be applied to

    any situation like when some farts. That.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jun 25

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    A friend recently shared with me this letter

    from the author Victor Hugo (Les Miserables) to his lover Charlotte Drouet. The simple reading of his words made me shiver. I felt I had to translate is and share it with you. English translation: Night between the 17 and 18th February 1841 Can you remember my beloved...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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    Do you ever feel like

    when you said something you really mean it but suddenly you feel that you lose it meanings? And every time you feel it is the right time to say it, after you said that it turns out to be a bad time for you?
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I Am A Champion!

    Yes words are powerful! .http://youtu.be/03Rkx9xHpnY
    AvengingSouls AvengingSouls 31-35, M Sep 17, 2013

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    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jul 16

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    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Think

    I know it is a common cliche but was taught at an early age to Think before you Speak as once the words are spoken, you can never take them back. I have learned this on numerous occasions when I was very passionate about a certain subject and wanted to get my point across...
    davidb5356 davidb5356 51-55, M Feb 8, 2012

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    What you say can really hurt people :|

    Sometimes you won't see it and then when it's really obvious and they're showing it, it's too late to fix or they won't accept anything from you ever again because they're afraid to be hurt again. Words can be powerful in stories, love and in death.
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F Feb 2, 2014

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    My Bit To Make English A More Meaningful Language.

    Dear Oxford Dictionary, I am writing to complain about the definition you give of the verb 'To love' You say: verb [with object]feel deep affection or sexual love for (someone):do you love me?like or enjoy very much: I'd love a cup of tea just love dancing I find this...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 4 Responses May 28, 2013

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    The Power Of Words.

      How can tender, gentle thoughts stir the soul by its’ sound So as to help the soul free itself from its’ earthly bounds…   How can the silence be so heavy smothering daunting That it crushes the spirit and leaves the heart wanting...
    deleted66 deleted66 41-45, F 1 Response May 14, 2010

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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 A lot of us could avoid disappointment and heartache if we would just change the way we speak and think and pray. In Jesus name, you have the...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 Jun 30, 2014

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    Once spoken, they cannot be taken back.

    I cannot forget the ugliest of things spoken to me and I cannot forget the most tender of things spoken to me. I cannot forget the words that made me feel like I was someone's everything and I cannot forget the words that made me feel like I would never mean anything to anyone...
    didyouseethat didyouseethat 41-45, F Jul 31, 2014

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    And God "said". And Bam!

    , it was, because He spoke "The word" Life. The living word. Coincidentally, they also describe the power inside of people, or their minds or in certain places or specific things. When it comes to matters of the heart, I am Validus.
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I wish you never ending dreamsand the furious

    desire to realize some of them.I wish you to love what must be loved,and forget what has to be forgotten.I wish you the passions.I wish you the silences.I wish you bird songs to wake up toand children's laughter.I wish you to resist engulfment, heartlessness,And the negative...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2014

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    This page is missing a heart.

    My beloved has once again left EP to focus on important matters at home.when I log on EP on my laptop I open a new tab and windows suggest weblinks based on my browsing history. To access quickly EP I click on the suggested link to my love's page. Now that her profile is...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 7, 2014

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    It's been 3 months since I began this long distance relationship and I can honestly say that this rollercoaster ride has caused me to reevaluate my needs and has helped me to be...
    New2MilLife New2MilLife 41-45, F 21 hrs ago

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    Just a little tired of people under under 40 with all their confusion, complaints and constant crud (yes, the word is 'crud'), as well as all those even younger who write off older...
    ClownNine ClownNine 56-60, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I respect, and support capitalism but Monsanto's policies and behavior toward the small businesses person shows that Monsanto is the devil
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    I respect, and support capitalism but Monsanto's policies and behavior toward the small businesses person shows that Monsanto is the devil
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    wish my princess for the special day in our life...it's her birthday
    nawinxyz nawinxyz 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Words can be as sweet as honey or as bitter as lime
    F1KAY F1KAY 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just yesterday, I said the meanest things to a girl, not saying she's an ugly bïtch but my words do hurt. She catfished me, but eventually told me everything and why she...
    ALittleFuckedUpLlama ALittleFuckedUpLlama 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Wanna talk to someone😴 really very lonely and bored
    Workoutdude Workoutdude 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't know who you are and you don't know me. But I am willing to admit that I can be a bit of a hater. And you know what, that's fine. I know others are gonna hate, and that's...
    GabedaBabe GabedaBabe 18-21, M a week ago

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    It seems to be the only way I can get off when I ****. I know they are bad for my health, but I don't drink and don't smoke, sex and poppers are my only real vice.
    jaimeedl jaimeedl 36-40, M a week ago

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MmukW1sNlIk To Kimmy my love, I'm with you, by your side always no matter what. never give up cause i won't, no matter what, the struggles, the...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F a week ago

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    Words are cheap. It's the actions behind those words than have true meaning:)
    littleangel47 littleangel47 46-50, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    my teacher and best friend is a demon he showed me when he let me inside his head. he's a kind and gentle dude. a total hard *** though
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Someone who has had expierence talk to me please
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Cats are portable breathing teddybears. How I love my cats. And they never answer back.
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F Jul 19

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    Weird... Why does it seem to have a negative tone attached to it. Weird, odd, strange, abnormal, and bizzare. All these words are used with such negativity. I don't understand it...
    Brazylzebub Brazylzebub 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Yours truly, for example. :)
    TheSturgeonGeneral TheSturgeonGeneral 18-21, M Jul 17

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    Naturally they're the ones who are most successful and have the things I want. Maybe I should go in that direction...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 16

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    ''Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia'' Which is fear of long words. I think this is plain cruel!
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 16

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