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    The stupid neither forgive

    nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
    jkondar jkondar 26-30, M 1 day 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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    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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    "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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    "reality is irrelevant,

    perception is everything"
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 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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    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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    "I have an existential map; it has 'you are

    here' written all over it." - Steven Wright
    sweet7sephora sweet7sephora 26-30, F 1 Response 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 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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    "The soul always knows what to do to heal

    itself.The challenge is to silence the mind."- Caroline Myss
    SensualPassionbbw SensualPassionbbw 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days 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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    You may live in Greenland

    and I in New Zealand... or then South Africa or Alaska... WE meet, we communicate...but since it's usually just via virtual means it's so easy to be misunderstood and to misunderstand.
    Piscesrose Piscesrose 51-55, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    It's not what you do

    but when and where you do it
    renguard renguard 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    “Life is about choices.

    Some we regret, some were proud of. Some will haunt us forever. . . . we are what we chose to be.” – Graham Brown
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    nve09 nve09 18-21, T 1 day ago

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    "Buddhism is a branch of neuroscience.

    The first whack that civilization took at understanding neurobiology. It is still a halfway decent framework for creating a spiritual practice, to mend broken connections and remove mind viruses. I don't see the harm." - popebill (ep user)
    JustALittleGunFun JustALittleGunFun 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression

    and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
    Shivang05 Shivang05 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    No matter how big your house is,

    how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is,the grave is still going to be the same size!!!
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    "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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    "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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    "He carries stars in his pockets

    because he knows she fears the dark. Whenever sadness pays her a visit, he paints galaxies on the back of her hands."
    nobody62442 nobody62442 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Love those who hurt you the most,

    because they are probably the ones closest to you. They, too, are on a path, and just like you they are learning to walk before they can fly. Imagine of everybody you hurt in life turned their backs on you? You would be playing a hell of a lot of solitaire. Love them no matter...
    Hurt329 Hurt329 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    ''If someone shows you their true colours,

    do not try to repaint them'' - Unknown.
    Ilovetohearmostofyourthoughts Ilovetohearmostofyourthoughts 70+, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    nobody62442 nobody62442 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When life throws you a curveball deal with it

    head on, the next pitch will be the fastball and you'll never see it coming..
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    There are some people

    who could hear you speak a thousand words and still not understand you and there are others who will understand without you even speaking a word
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day 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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    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 34 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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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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    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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    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 16 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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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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    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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    I found this beautiful quote by Confucius

    while I'm reading the newspaper today - "The virtuous are open-minded and at ease. An inferior person is narrow-minded and ill at ease and always calculates personal gains and losses". Which one are you?
    Fr0z3nY0gurt Fr0z3nY0gurt 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    "Love moves in sync with the cadence of

    forgiveness, sings in tune with the melody of acceptance, and dances in rhythm with the music of companionship." ...Dr. Steve Maraboli
    Missminn Missminn 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    "Words are singularly the most powerful force

    available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble."
    Hurt329 Hurt329 18-21, F 3 Responses 13 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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    “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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    "The moment you feel like you have to prove

    your worth to someone, is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away" - Alysia Harris
    MAXwho MAXwho 46-50, M 2 Responses 13 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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    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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    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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    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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    "There are no half measures in love,

    only all or nothing. And if it doesn't make you tremble and go mad at the very thought of its absence, you should move on." - Beau Taplin
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    It’s not the future

    that you’re afraid of. It’s repeating the past that makes you anxious.
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 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