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    Work It, Ladies.

    "You know what's really powerfully sexy? A sense of humor. A taste for adventure. A healthy glow. Hips to grab on to. Openness. Confidence. Humility. Appetite. Intuition... Smart-*** comebacks. Presence. A quick wit. Dirty jokes told by an innocent looking lady... A woman who...
    birdie39 birdie39 41-45, F 12 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    I've realized that there are two things

    that are assured in life death and unhappiness everything else is optional.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    The Starfish Story

    A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands and thousands of starfish have washed ashore. Further along he sees an old man, walking slowly and stooping often, picking up one starfish after another and tossing each one gently into the ocean. “Why...
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    “A party is like a sausage machine,

    it grinds up all sorts of heads together into the same baloney ...” -- Henrik Ibsen
    0nest0 0nest0 31-35, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Immature love says: 'I love you

    because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' Erich Fromm
    lonelytone lonelytone 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    “He who lives without folly is not

    as wise as he may think.” ― François La Rochefoucauld
    0nest0 0nest0 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    „Your task is to seek

    and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against love, ... a love that is powerful, compassionate and forgiving".
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Music is the art of the prophets

    and the gift of God. Martin Luther.
    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    A Quote I Like...

    After 9/11 when the country was gearing up for war I was in a shop and found a bumper sticker with a quote by Ghandi: "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind" I bought the bumper sticker & it is on my rear bumper to this day.  
    RebeccaRSR RebeccaRSR 46-50, F 23 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    When people suck the life out of you,

    wouldn't it be nice if they took some fat too?
    bzylady bzylady 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    "Airports see more sincere kisses

    than wedding halls. The walls of hospitals have heard more prayers than the walls of churches."
    juniper12 juniper12 22-25, F 14 Responses Jan 2

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    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Let Them Go...

    When people leave you, let them go, your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't make them bad people, It means their part in your story is over.--Unknown
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F 18 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    juniper12 juniper12 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    "Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run

    away." ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    0nest0 0nest0 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    I Love This....it's So True!

    "FIVE DEADLY TERMS USED BY A WOMAN" 1.) FINE: This word is used to end an argument when she knows she's right and you need to shut up. 2.) NOTHING: This word definitely means something, and you should be worried. 3.) GO AHEAD: This is a dare, not permission. Do not do...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F 15 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    Happiness is a direction,

    not a place. Sydney J. Harris.
    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    People say " There are other fish in the sea.

    " I say, "**** you; she was my sea." - J.Faulkner
    RedeemingRose RedeemingRose 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 31

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    For all the kind hearts here; “Kindness is a

    language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Mark Twain
    lonelytone lonelytone 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I Am Proud Of My Heart

    I'm proud of my heart.  It's been played, stabbed, cheated, burned and broken,  but somehow it still works. There is nothing more beautiful than a person whose heart has been torn apart, but still believes in the beauty of love.
    jssp jssp 41-45, F 13 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    Art enables us to find ourselves

    and lose ourselves at the same time. Thomas Merton.
    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    Friends Are Like Underwear...

    Some crawl up your as... Some snap under pressure Some don't have the strength to hold you up Some get a little twisted Some support you Some are your favorite Some are cheap and get bent out of shape And some actually cover your as.. when you need them
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F 46 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    Imperfection

    While you're busy looking for the perfect person, you'll probably miss the imperfect person who could make you perfectly happy.
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 37 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    Beauty is that Medusa's head Which men go

    armed to seek and server. It is most deadly when most dead. And dead will stare and sting forever.
    Giia Giia 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    AiKii AiKii 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Love This :)

    "Seduce my mind and you can have my body. Find my soul and I'm yours forever."
    missdillusioned missdillusioned 41-45, F 26 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Art begins with resistance - at the point

    where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor. Andre Gide.
    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 3 mins ago

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    "I’m not the girl your mother warns you about.

    I won’t kiss your best friend or break your heart. I won’t make you choose between what you love to do & me. I’m not cold. I’m not reckless. I’m the girl your father mentions when your mom’s not around. I’m the girl that gets away. I will love you more than...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 18 Responses Apr 14

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    30 Things To Start Doing For Yourself

     "Remember today, for it is the beginning. Today marks the start of a brave new future." I found this article and wanted to share. I printed this out and have it by my computer so I can see it everyday. New thoughts for the new year. Start spending time with the right people...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 44 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    The eyes are useless

    when the mind is blind … Unknown
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I Wanna Be A Shaltanac

    “It is of course perfectly natural to assume that everyone else is having a far more exciting time than you. Human beings, for instance, have a phrase that describes this phenomenon, ‘The other man’s grass is always greener.’ The Shaltanac race of Broopkidren 13 had a...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 12 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    “Carry out a random act of kindness,

    with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” Diana Spencer
    lonelytone lonelytone 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I believe in Karma. If the good is sown,

    the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well. Yannick Noah.
    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    "I'm selfish, impatient

    and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best" - Marilyn Monroe
    PunkPicksPink PunkPicksPink 16-17, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Quote About Love 8

    Let go of the things that can no longer be fixed. If you force yourself to try and put them back, things will only get worse. Holding on is being brave, but sometimes moving on makes you even tougher.
    GirlThinking GirlThinking 26-30, F 16 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    LemCC LemCC 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Japanese Proverb

    If you understand everything, you must be misinformed
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    “Each one has to find his peace from within.

    And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” Gandhi
    lonelytone lonelytone 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    5 Things That Will Transform You From The Inside-out

    (Found this article this morning and wanted to share it. )Self improvement Where we are in life is based on our identity. Our beliefs about ourselves are based on that identity. Our future worth and opportunity is based on that identity. Many people think that if they change...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 21 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    A real man doesn't love the most beautiful girl

    in the world. He loves the girl who can make his world the most beautiful.
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 19

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    The loneliest people are the kindest,

    the saddest people smile the brightest,the most Damaged people are the wisest.All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do.
    BarzyBurhan BarzyBurhan 13-15, M 10 Responses Jan 27

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    Friends are like stars,

    they come and go, but the ones that stay are the ones that glow.
    JaceyTexas JaceyTexas 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    In art, the hand can never execute anything

    higher than the heart can imagine. Ralph Waldo Emerson.
    Joseph86 Joseph86 26-30, M 22 mins ago

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    "I lived in misery, like a poor dog

    that had strayed among a pack of wolves." ~ Natsume Soseki
    0nest0 0nest0 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    A recent study has found

    that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it.
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Broken Angel

    She's the girl that believes that what comes around goes around. The one that hopes for a better day. The one that won't give up on you. She's the girl thats unlike the rest. The one that spent her days smiling, and her nights crying. She's the girl that would love to be loved...
    lovelywings lovelywings 31-35, F 27 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    Hearts are wild creatures,

    that's why our ribs are cages.
    juniper12 juniper12 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I had an extremely intelligent woman on EP send

    this in a private message to me. I believe she has posted it elsewhere in one of her own stories, but I simply had to share it here, too. If you see this, please know I found it extremely profound and have read and reread it so many times I've nearly committed it to memory...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 22

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    Be HAPPY in front of people

    who don't like you, it KILLS them =)
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Explore. Dream. Discover.

    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain I am ready to Explore. Dream...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 21 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    "Your grandfather died yesterday?

    Oh I understand your pain...I lost my virginity last week." ( Reflect on this quote, you'll understand how society is ****** up)
    IronicMind IronicMind 70+ 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Friends. They aren’t any

    such thing as good friend or bad friend. Maybe there are just friend. People who stand by you when you're hurt and who helped you feel not so lonely. Maybe there are worth being scared for and hoping for and living for. Maybe worth dying for too. If that what has to be. No bad...
    lady2089 lady2089 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Forgive but do not forget,

    or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson. Paulo Coelho
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.

    Charles de Montesquieu To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them. Charles de Montesquieu
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    There's only 1 Thing 2 Do

    3 Words 4 You I love you ❤️
    Tyler8432 Tyler8432 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Our eyes are in front

    because it is better to look ahead than to look back. Don't dwell on things on the past. Learn from them and keep moving forward. - Unknown
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago