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    'Life is a one way street,

    no matter how many detours you take, none of them lead back. So enjoy life's every moment, as none of them will happen the same way again.' Unknown
    NobleDebaucher NobleDebaucher 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    We must dress according to the dictates of

    fashion ,kill in the name of our country's frontiers,elect politicians.....Our children must follow in our footsteps .....We must never make our parents sad ,even if this means giving up everything that makes us happy.Paulo Coelho.The Zahir.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 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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    I am a quote junkie and I could post hundreds

    of quotes I love. However, these past couple of weeks have been very difficult for me and so today here is the quote I relate to the most."My prayer today is to not be negative about anything for one day. It is so easy to be disappointed, critical, cynical. Nothing is easier...
    GirlLearningHowToSmile GirlLearningHowToSmile 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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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.
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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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    "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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    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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    Never be bullied into silence,

    never allow yourself to be made a victim, accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. Harvey Fierstein
    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 2 Responses 9 hrs 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 26 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    See the positive side,

    the potential and make an effort.The Dalai Lama.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 5 Responses 2 days 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 else suffer the way they do.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 27, 2014

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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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    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 apologize for burning too brightly

    or collapsing into yourself every night. That is how galaxies are made."
    Ruinsky Ruinsky 16-17 1 day ago

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    "Fake people always impress others by their

    fake promises. But true people always prove their original identity by their actions." Author unknown
    MorningRose10 MorningRose10 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    'Passion is about connecting the dots between

    your heart and your head ' Maria Marsala
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 3 Responses 7 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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    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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    “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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    Intimacy is not who you let touch you.

    Intimacy is who you text at 3am about your dreams and fears. Intimacy is giving someone your attention, when ten other people are asking for it. Intimacy is the person always in the back of your mind, no matter how distracted you are.
    JerryyJamess JerryyJamess 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    "Life can only be understood backwards;

    but it must be lived forwards" =Kierkegaard=
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    If you love a flower,

    don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.
    JerryyJamess JerryyJamess 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    "To understand the difference between a present

    and s gift. A present is a thing. But a gift is broader and often intangible. It is a small act of kindness, the willingness to bend to another's needs, the sacrifice of time and effort. Love is a gift, any expression of it, freely given, is an offering of the heart which is...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs 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 12 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    Having perfected our disguise,

    we spend our lives searching for someone we don't fool.......Robert Brault.
    Littlemissshy25 Littlemissshy25 46-50, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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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 3 Responses Apr 11, 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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    What I've learned from life is that

    for every inch of sadness lies a foot of happiness ahead. I've learned that the simplest of times brings the grandest of pleasures and that the hardest goodbyes often lead to the best hellos. I've learned that crazy chances guide us to unexpected discoveries and that tough times...
    raiee raiee 26-30 1 day 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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    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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    Be careful who you open up to.

    Only a few people actually care, the rest are just curious.
    ruthlala ruthlala 22-25, F 11 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    Let me tell you something you already know.

    The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place and I don't care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard ya hit. It's...
    jameswertman12 jameswertman12 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    “Beware that, when fighting monsters,

    you yourself do not become a monster... for when you gaze long into the abyss. The abyss gazes also into you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 2 Responses 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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    Memories are what warm you up from the inside.

    But they’re also what tear you apart
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