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    "The words of the prophets are written on the

    subway walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence." -Paul Simon-
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    All the hardest, coldest people you meet were

    once as soft as water. And that’s the tragedy of living. Iain Thomas
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 1 hr 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 43 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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    I'll never smile again,

    until I smile at you I'll never laugh again, what good would it do? For tears would fill my eyes, my heart would realize That our romance is through I'll never love again, I'm so in love with you I'll never thrill again to somebody new Within my heart, I know I will never start...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 17 hrs ago

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    "No one has ever measured ~ not

    even the poets, just how much the human heart can hold." ~ Zelda Fitzgerald
    MssUnderstood MssUnderstood 51-55, F 4 mins ago

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    We might be the MASTER of our own thoughts,

    still we are the slaves of our own emotions.
    FiercyTiger FiercyTiger 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Do not dwell in the past,

    do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
    FiercyTiger FiercyTiger 26-30, M 1 Response 11 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 10 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    No good work starts with .

    .. YOU need to ... it only starts with ... I - something overheard from an Engineer who helped shape me years ago
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M 1 Response 17 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 15 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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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 22-25, F 19 Responses Jan 2

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    Sometimes we need to tread with the turtles .

    .. before we can fly with the Eagles - a one off I heard from a construction worker, that stuck with me
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M 17 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 30 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    "I like the way you like food.

    " - Happy Endings
    WelcomeToEP WelcomeToEP 22-25 18 hrs ago

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    SouthernBelle81 SouthernBelle81 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    "Don't be a woman that needs a man.

    ...Be a woman a man needs."
    brightbabyblues4u brightbabyblues4u 36-40, F 8 Responses Jul 27

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "Children are the living messages we send to a

    time we will not see." ~ John W. Whitehead
    MssUnderstood MssUnderstood 51-55, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply

    didn't know where to go shopping. Bo Derek
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 15 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 35 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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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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    Be kind whenever possible.

    It is always possible. - Dalai Lama
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 1 Response 5 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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    "It doesn't matter how many branches have shot

    you down. What matters is that you kept climbing until you reached the branch that you could sit upon and overview your victory. And don't let that scar be just a scar, instead let it be a reminder to the branches below that they have not wounded you as a solider but have re...
    sonikkugirl sonikkugirl 16-17, F 24 mins ago

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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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    A day without sunshine is like,

    you know, night. -Steve Martin
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 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 18 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    A musician must make music,

    an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. — Abraham Maslow
    karmameter karmameter 36-40, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    "Lie to me again" she whispered.

    "I love you" he said.
    justbelieve justbelieve 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    At the end of the way is freedom.

    Till then, patience.
    FiercyTiger FiercyTiger 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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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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    Wonderful World: Don't know much about

    history Don't know much biology Don't know much about a science book Don't know much about the French I took But I do know that I love you And I know that if you love me, too What a wonderful world this would be Don't know much about geography Don't know much trigonometry Don...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response 17 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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    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

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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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    "This is not a quote.

    " I forget who said it first. Maybe no one.....
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    From the Ancient and Venerable Book of Yulico -

    Life is one long lie to disguise the scream of pain.
    yulico yulico 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    Shoot for the moon, even

    if you miss you will land among the stars! ~unkown author~
    missryerye missryerye 31-35, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    The best kind of ppl are the ones

    who come into your life, And make you see the sun where you once saw clouds. The ppl that believe in you so much, you start to believe in you too. The ppl that love you, simply for being you. The once in a lifetime kind of ppl. To the one who has become my everything...
    NotWorthSaving NotWorthSaving 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    “Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.

    "Pooh?" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand. "I just wanted to be sure of you.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    renguard renguard 16-17, M 1 Response 6 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

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    Between two evils, I always pick the one I

    never tried before. - Mae West
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 1 Response 3 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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    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

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    It is in your moments of decision

    that your destiny is shaped.
    sasunaruizlove sasunaruizlove 22-25, F 1 Response 8 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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    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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    'Anyone can make you smile,

    Many people can make you cry, But it takes someone really special to make you smile with tears in your eyes.'
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 1 hr 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