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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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    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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    the most useful asset of a person is not a Head

    full of Knowledge but a Heart full of Love with Ears open to Listen and Hands willing to Help =)
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 3 Responses 19 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 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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    "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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    "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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    A morning without coffee is like sleep.

    ~Author Unknown (Really?)
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days 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 7 Responses May 11, 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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    Ty Webb: Don't be obsessed with your desires

    Danny. The Zen philosopher, Basho, once wrote, 'A flute with no holes, is not a flute. A donut with no hole, is a Danish.' He was a funny guy.
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 3 days 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 8 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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    Sometimes what you're looking

    for comes at a time when you're not looking at all. :)
    SunnyGirl9 SunnyGirl9 46-50, F 13 Responses 14 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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    "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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    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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    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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    Sometimes you read something

    and immediately think it could have been written about you........ "I am not an emptier. I can't put something down to pick something else up. I don't unlove someone to love someone else. They pile in my heart, one on top of the other, until I can't tell them apart. Old...
    Littlemissshy25 Littlemissshy25 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day 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 7 Responses Apr 2, 2014

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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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    “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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    'Little Johnny was sitting in class doing math

    problems when his teacher picked him to answer a question, “Johnny, if there were five birds sitting on a fence and you shot one with your gun, how many would be left?” “None,” replied Johnny, “cause the rest would fly away.” “Well, the answer is four,” said...
    FailWell FailWell 22-25 4 Responses 2 days 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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    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 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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    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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    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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     Judge a man by his questions .

    .. rather than by his answers.  Voltaire
    questionWeaver questionWeaver 56-60, M 4 hrs 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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    "Art, like morality, consists in drawing the

    line somewhere." ~G.K. Chesterton
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 3 days 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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    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 19 hrs ago

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

    thing when/while I was talking"...
    Kentex Kentex 56-60, M 17 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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    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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    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 10 hrs 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 20 hrs ago

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    “The louder he talked of his honor,

    the faster we counted our spoons.” -Emerson
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    If you love somebody,

    let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were. Khalil Gibran
    bethsmiles bethsmiles 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs 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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    It Is!

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

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    "An imagination is a powerful tool.

    It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a picture of a future so vivid that it can entice...or terrify. All depending on how we conduct ourselves today." Jim Davis.
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 6 Responses 18 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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    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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