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    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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    "Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

    " ~Euripides, Alexander
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 21 hrs ago

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    Everything will be okay in the end.

    If it's not okay, it's not the end. - John Lennon
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    The boundaries of self are fiction.

    -Eben Alexander, M.D.
    wanderingfaery wanderingfaery 26-30, F 12 hrs 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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    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

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    "Politics is perhaps the only profession

    for which no preparation is thought necessary." - Robert Louis Stevenson
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 21 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 18 Responses Apr 14

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    Life is short and way too fast paced.

    Sometimes obstacles are the only thing that slows us down, like speed bumps of life. Me
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 18 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"
    jledoux0690 jledoux0690 18-21, M 9 Responses Dec 10, 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 11 Responses Jan 22

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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

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    "I am a forest, and a night of dark trees;

    but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses." - Nietzsche
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 20 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 14 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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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 12 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    "Time is what we want most,

    but what we use worst." - William Penn
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    “True Love isn't found .

    .. it's built”.
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    A teacher must read. How can a teacher justify

    not reading? A teacher must love books. You people are making a tragic mistake in your school leadership by placing people who do not read into positions of authority. - Cag the alien in "Them" by William W. Johnstone
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 51-55, M 1 Response 22 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.
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 36 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    Three Profound Quotes From Arakawa Under The

    Bridge "First, we are born in the same galaxy. Born of the same species. Our lifetimes overlap. The meetings between humans are so unlikely as to be miraculous. To laugh, to cry, and to fall in love... Everyone is made up of a collection of 1% chances. Thus, I'm dazzled by the...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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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 15 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    "One day she finally grasped

    that unexpected things were always going to happen in life. And with that, she realized the only control she had was how she chose to handle them. So, she made the decision to survive using courage, humour and grace. She was the queen of her own life and the choice was hers...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 1 Response 21 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 7 Responses May 15

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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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    "We are looking at this with the benefit of

    hindsight, which we did not have at the time" - Dr. John Vincent ('Vince') Cable, business secretary in the British Government, July 2014.
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    "Don't ever take a fence down

    until you know the reason it was put up." - G.K. Chesterton
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    if you' re searching

    for that one person that will change your life , take a look in a mirror .
    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 6 Responses May 16

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    "The one who follows the crowd will usually go

    no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before." - Albert Einstein
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 21 hrs ago

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    There's only 1 Thing 2 Do

    3 Words 4 You I love you ❤️
    Tyler8432 Tyler8432 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    If you are still talking about what you did

    yesterday, you haven't done much today. ~Author Unknown
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 21 hrs ago

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    "Never stand begging

    for that which you have the power to earn." - Miguel de Cervantes
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    A real man doesn't love the most beautiful girl

    in the world. He loves the girl who can make his world the most beautiful.
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 19

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    "If you worry about what might be,

    and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is." ~Author Unknown
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 21 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 45 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    somegirlyoudontknow somegirlyoudontknow 18-21, F 6 Responses 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 14 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    I may have a bad mouth

    but I could do great things with it...♥️
    Naughtycravings Naughtycravings 31-35, F 25 Responses Jun 10

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    Dear girls , every calorie is not a war you are

    beautiful no matter what you eat ☺️❤️❤️ :) so true! Beauty comes in all sizes!
    Tyler8432 Tyler8432 16-17, M 1 Response May 14

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    "Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together;

    at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit." - Alexandre Dumas
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response 22 hrs 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 choose to live by choice,

    not chance; to make changes, not excuses; to be motivated, not manipulated; to be useful, not used; to excel, not compete; I choose self-esteem, not self-pity; I choose to listen to my inner voice, not the random opinion of others."
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 21 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 18 Responses Jul 8, 2012

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    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    "The more you work out issues from the past,

    the more free you are to fully express yourself. One of the huge benefits of emotional purification is that the more you do it, the more people are naturally drawn to you and feel that they instantly like you. And you draw a partner who LOVES who you naturally are. Your...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 18 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 4 Responses Mar 19

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    It Is!

    "Imagination is more important than knowledge."                                                    Albert Einstein
    DEGBEME DEGBEME 61-65, M 15 Responses May 10, 2013

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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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    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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    "The best time to do something worthwhile is

    between yesterday and tomorrow." - Unknown
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    "Avoid popularity; it has many snares

    and no real benefit." - William Penn
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 21 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