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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 12 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 32 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    "Waiting Around for Someone Else to Make You

    Happy is a Good Way to be Sad."
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 10 Responses Jun 22

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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 7 Responses Apr 2, 2014

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    The man with insight enough to admit his

    limitations comes nearest to perfection. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Arlys Arlys 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    ​"Health and well-being is about surrounding

    yourself with healthy, healing relationships, ... engaging in activities and work you love, ... feeling a sense of connection to Source, ... living out your life purpose, ... and laughing a boatload".L. RankinAnd then that made me think of moments like this::-) 
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Three can keep a secret,

    if two of them are dead. - Benjamin Franklin
    conflictinglives conflictinglives 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    Be careful who you open up to.

    Only a few people actually care, the rest are just curious.
    ruthlala ruthlala 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    A morning without coffee is like sleep.

    ~Author Unknown (Really?)
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    “The louder he talked of his honor,

    the faster we counted our spoons.” -Emerson
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 suffer the way they do"
    JLeDoux69 JLeDoux69 18-21, M 14 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    The saddest thing about going insane isn't

    going insane it's becoming sane only to realize you're all alone. Then you want it to go back because it didn't hurt as much before.
    shaunrain shaunrain 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    "Walk outside on a clear night

    and just lookup into the sky. Your are sitting on a planet spinning around in the middle of absolutely nowhere." -Michael A. Singer,
    light108 light108 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    No matter how big and bad you are.

    When a two year old hands you a toy phone. You answer it.
    stetson69 stetson69 41-45, M 8 Responses Mar 19, 2014

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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 45 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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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 don't wish to see anyone else suffer the way they did
    ChiyoStorm14 ChiyoStorm14 13-15, F 6 Responses May 15, 2014

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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 10 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    Sometimes what you're looking

    for comes at a time when you're not looking at all. :)
    SunnyGirl9 SunnyGirl9 46-50, F 13 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    "You've gotta be hungry.

    People that are hungry are unstoppable. People that are hungry are no matter what people. They make it happen, no matter what."
    CallMeSheogorath CallMeSheogorath 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    "Today is the only important day.

    There are 86400 seconds in a day and how you use each of those is critical"
    CallMeSheogorath CallMeSheogorath 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    “A heart given freely is the most vulnerable

    and selfless thing one can offer another human being. It can be as fragile and needy as a newly born infant, or as solid and self-supporting as a granite pillar, yet it is the hands of the recipient that determines its ultimate fate.” ― Mark W Boyer
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 11 Responses May 30, 2014

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    Loveonhersleeves Loveonhersleeves 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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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 13 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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    'Lead the life that will make you kindly

    and friendly to everyone about you, and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead.' Charles M. Schwab
    NobleDebaucher NobleDebaucher 46-50, M 3 mins ago

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     Sometimes you just have to just jump .

    ..... and grow wings on the way down.  Anon
    questionWeaver questionWeaver 56-60, M 10 hrs 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 43 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    People say " There are other fish in the sea.

    " I say, "**** you; she was my sea." - J.Faulkner
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21 9 Responses Mar 31, 2014

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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 20 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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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 26 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    dear ol' mom used to say "I never learned a

    thing when/while I was talking"...
    Kentex Kentex 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    It Is!

    "Imagination is more important than knowledge."                                                    Albert Einstein
    DEGBEME DEGBEME 61-65, M 11 Responses May 10, 2013

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     Judge a man by his questions .

    .. rather than by his answers.  Voltaire
    questionWeaver questionWeaver 56-60, M 1 Response 10 hrs 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 20 Responses Apr 14, 2014

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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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    Go out and do something.

    .. It's not your room that's your prison....it's yourself. Sylvia Plath
    SunnyGirl9 SunnyGirl9 46-50, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Arguing that you don't care about the right to

    privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say - Edward Snowden
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    Man is least himself

    when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth -Oscar Wilde
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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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 30 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    The heart will break,

    but broken live on. Lord Byran
    bethsmiles bethsmiles 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    F-E-A-R has two meanings: 'Forget Everything

    And Run' or 'Face Everything And Rise' The choice is yours
    67wonderwoman 67wonderwoman 46-50, F 20 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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    "A successful person is one

    who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her." David Brinkley
    Piscesrose Piscesrose 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 26-30, F 18 Responses Jan 2, 2014

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    You think you know me

    but you don't. And that means you don't know what I can do. You see me as someone popular and has all the answers but that's not true. I may not always know what I'm doing but I'll try to make things better. And when I make a mistake, because face it, we all do, I promise I'll...
    Salsaconqueso1124 Salsaconqueso1124 31-35, F 3 days ago

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