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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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    "The sexist thing someone can do

    for you is to inspire you to think a thought you never knew possible" Unknown
    LivefortheWeekend LivefortheWeekend 46-50, M 1 min 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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    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 31 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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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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    "Prayer is like a wifi,

    the closer you are to the source , the stronger the signal you can get. So, never forget to check your connection. Stay closer and always be connected."
    jemdl21 jemdl21 16-17, F 24 mins ago

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    "Don't cry because its over,

    smile because it happened" -Dr.Seuss
    breedavenport12 breedavenport12 13-15, F 5 hrs 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 21 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    "I will dance with life today.

    ..at times I will twirl like a princess and free the rhythm of my dreams...and in other moments I will stamp my feet like a gypsy and bask in my freedom passionately." - S.C. Lourie
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 2 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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    "Life is like Tango..

    .sad, sexy, violent and quiet." - Unknown
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 1 Response 3 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 7 Responses Mar 19

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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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    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 15 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    "You wear strength so well,

    I forget that you have to take it off at the end of the day; still feeling the marks that it leaves on your soul." - T.B. LaBerge
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 2 hrs ago

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    "I never loved you any more

    than I do, right this second. And I’ll never love you any less than I do, right this second."
    BlondeBrightEyes BlondeBrightEyes 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 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

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    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    "This generation has lost the true meaning of

    romance. There are so many songs that disrespect woman. You can't treat the woman you love as a piece of meat. You should treat your love like a princess. Give her love songs, something with real meaning. Maybe I'm old fashioned, but to respect the woman you love should be a...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 2 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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    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 16 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    breedavenport12 breedavenport12 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    There's always one of those days

    where your middle finger is an answer to every question. :| -Unknown author
    akirayuuki akirayuuki 26-30, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Life is not a fairy tale,

    if you lose a shoe in the midnight you're drunk. -^^-
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    "I am so clever that sometimes I don't

    even understand a singe word of what I am saying" -Oscar Wilde
    breedavenport12 breedavenport12 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    "If you will get free goods at the supermarket

    as opposed to paying what everyone else thinks the goods are worth or start paying the merchant what you can afford, you will rise to a new level of solvency."
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    It Is!

    "Imagination is more important than knowledge."                                                    Albert Einstein
    DEGBEME DEGBEME 61-65, M 14 Responses May 10, 2013

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    "you know you're in love

    when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams" -Dr.Seuss
    breedavenport12 breedavenport12 13-15, F 5 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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    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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    Be careful who you open up to.

    Only a few people actually care, the rest are just curious.
    ruthlala ruthlala 22-25, F 10 Responses Apr 9

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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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    "Seek respect, not attention.

    It lasts longer."
    countrysas countrysas 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    A hundred men may make an encampment,

    but it takes a woman to make a home.
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    "If you will get free from what everyone else

    thinks and start being who you were created to be, you will rise to a new level." Joel Osteen
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 3 Responses 13 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 5 Responses Apr 11

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    You can spend minutes,

    hours, days, weeks, or even months over analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could've would've happened... or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the **** on. ~Tupac Shakur~
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 8 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    "Don't walk behind me;I may not lead.

    Don't walk in front of me;I may not follow.Just walk beside me and be my friend" -Albert Camus
    breedavenport12 breedavenport12 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    A hundred men may make a mess in the kitchen,

    but it takes a woman to clean it up.
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    "Lust is when you love only what you see.

    Love is when you lust for what is inside." - Renee Conkle
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    "Show me somebody who says they've got no

    baggage -- I'll show you somebody who's got no story. Nothing gory means no glory." George Watsky
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    “The longer I live,

    the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F 5 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 11 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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    Seducing a woman is a chess game.

    .. You must think several moves ahead... You must remove her defense... And when the end comes, you never take her, she simply realizes she has no other move than to be taken. - WoA
    WizardOfAahs WizardOfAahs 41-45, M 3 Responses 12 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 17 Responses Apr 5

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    I Only Saw This On Tumblr And I Have No Idea Who Wrote it, But It Is Really Nice.

    "Marry your best friend. I do not say that lightly. Really, truly find the strongest, happiest friendship in the person you fall in love with. Someone who speaks highly of you. Someone you can laugh with. The kind of laughs that make your belly ache, and your nose snort. The...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 20 Responses Sep 6, 2013

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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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    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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    akirayuuki akirayuuki 26-30, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    breedavenport12 breedavenport12 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    "Here's to a long life

    and merry one, a quick death and an easy one, a pretty girl and a true one, and cold beer and another one." - my grandpa
    LaBellaVita19 LaBellaVita19 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    "its funny how life takes away life out of your

    life".... its my own and lets see if u can explain it...
    mrnut mrnut 36-40, M 2 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 46 Responses Jan 11, 2012