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    Be HAPPY in front of people

    who don't like you, it KILLS them =)
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2014

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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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    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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    Wow...Just Wow

    “I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” ― Harun Yahya This quote just hits home, and I...I cannot even answer it.
    Kmade Kmade 18-21, M 15 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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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 12 Responses May 30, 2014

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    Complaining about a problem without proposing a

    solution is called whining - Teddy Roosevelt
    DanCan1 DanCan1 61-65, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    "Nearly all men can stand adversity,

    but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." ~Abraham Lincoln~
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    An approximate answer to the right question is

    worth a great deal more than a precise answer to the wrong question. John Tukey, statistician
    dafuch dafuch 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 28 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    Mothers hold their children's hands

    for a short while, but their hearts forever....Author unknown
    allsfinebime allsfinebime 51-55, M 8 Responses May 11, 2014

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    Never give hope to a heartbroken person.

    It takes ages to kill the fire, but a single spark to make it burn brighter than ever before.
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    “It is the mark of an educated mind to be

    able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” - Aristotle.
    Ilovetohearmostofyourthoughts Ilovetohearmostofyourthoughts 70+, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    itscaylala itscaylala 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I Like This

    Treat me like a queen and I will treat you like a king. Treat me like a game and I'll show you how it's played.
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 14 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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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 20 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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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 19 Responses Jan 2, 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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    "If you wish for something hard enough,

    the fairy tales teach us, you can get it in the end. But it's hardly ever the way you thought it would be, and the endings aren't always happy ones."- Jennifer Weiner, Good in Bed
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 6 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I can never read all the books I want; I can

    never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited...
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    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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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, F 10 Responses Mar 31, 2014

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    It Is!

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

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    "I believe everything happens

    for a reason.  People change so you can learn to let go.  Things go wrong so that you can appreciate them when they're right.  You believe lies, so that you can learn to trust no one but yourself and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 3 Responses 20 hrs 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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    Great minds discuss ideas; average minds

    discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt
    Account1138 Account1138 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Always together, never apart.

    Maybe in distance, but never in heart
    noblenomad28 noblenomad28 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    jim054 jim054 51-55, M 4 Responses 1 day 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 13 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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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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    "Sometimes it is the people

    that no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine." -The Imitation Game
    PiecesOfPeace PiecesOfPeace 18-21, F 1 day 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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    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 8 Responses May 15, 2014

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    Among creatures born into chaos,

    a majority will imagine an order, a minority will question the order, and the rest will be pronounced insane. ~Robert Brault,
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    "First they came for the Socialists,

    and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and there...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    "Life can only be understood backwards;

    but it must be lived forwards" =Kierkegaard=
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    All that is gold does not glitter; not all those

    who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither; deep roots are not reached by the frost. -J.R.R Tolkien
    sleepingbeauty13 sleepingbeauty13 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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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    If you cannot accept being hated,

    then you are not ready for success.
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 3 Responses 17 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 44 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    "Darling, they will always be wolves

    until you stop running."
    nobody62442 nobody62442 22-25, F 12 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 21 Responses Apr 14, 2014

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    The devil disguise in need,

    for its easier for the compassionate to be decieved.
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    "Accept the fact that you will grow apart from

    people you’ve had significant relationships with."
    InterruptingKnock InterruptingKnock 22-25 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Love is seeing things

    as they are
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    "It is not that we keep His commandments first,

    and that then He loves; but that He loves us, and then we keep His commandments. This is that grace, which is revealed to the humble, but hidden from the weak." ~St. Augustine~
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F