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    "Even the finest precision machine will wear

    out faster if it is run continuously. Our brain runs continuously even as we sleep. So, learn to sit for a few minutes a day in stillness. Your brain will thank you."
    DefinitelySomeone DefinitelySomeone 22-25 6 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 19 Responses Jan 18, 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 45 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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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 body of men, holding themselves accountable

    to nobody, ought not to be trusted by any body." - Thomas Paine
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 6 mins ago

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    Women want love to be a novel,

    men want it to be a short story. --- Daphne du Maurier
    hardbargain hardbargain 46-50, M 1 hr 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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    “To argue with a person

    who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.” ― Thomas Paine
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 13 mins 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 13 Responses May 30, 2014

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    The biggest mistakes by most human beings

    listening half; understanding quarter, and telling double.
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 hr 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 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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    Be careful who you open up to.

    Only a few people actually care, the rest are just curious.
    ruthlala ruthlala 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    A second chance doesn’t mean anything

    if you haven’t learned from your first mistake.
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    Don’t place your mistakes on your head,

    their weight may crush you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as a platform to view your horizons.
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Music washes away from the soul the dust of

    everyday life. ---Berthold Auerbach
    hardbargain hardbargain 46-50, M 1 hr 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 5 Responses Apr 11, 2014

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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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    "Never argue with a fool,

    onlookers may not be able to tell the difference." - Mark Twain
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 min ago

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    “Even in the spectacles one sees on

    television, it’s perfectly proper to exhibit people slugging and slaying each other, but oh dear no, not people loving each other, except in a rather restrained way. One can only draw the conclusion that the assumption underlying this is that expressions of physical love are...
    DefinitelySomeone DefinitelySomeone 22-25 6 hrs ago

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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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    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 17 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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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 19 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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    To liberate the ego to run amok under the guise

    of self-expression is like releasing a rabid animal in the name of freedom. What is truly needed is compassionate containment and integration with soul wisdom. S. Varcas
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 5 hrs 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 19 Responses Jan 2, 2014

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    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 12 mins ago

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    Gracey0079 Gracey0079 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    An excuse is a statement given to cover up

    for a duty not well done or not done at all
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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

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    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 1 Response 16 hrs 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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    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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    Women want love to be a novel,

    men want it to be a short story. --- Daphne du Maurier
    hardbargain hardbargain 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    Wisdom is the comb that life gives you

    after you have lost your hair
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 6 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    "It is not only the most difficult thing to

    know one's self, but the most inconvenient." -Josh Billings
    Tattooheartxd Tattooheartxd 18-21, F 1 Response 6 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 9 Responses Mar 31, 2014

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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 19 Responses Apr 14, 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 25 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of

    nowhere, And sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears

    once in a while, so that we can see life with a clearer view again. -Alex Tan
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, 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 19 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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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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