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    “Beware that, when fighting monsters,

    you yourself do not become a monster... for when you gaze long into the abyss. The abyss gazes also into you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 2 Responses 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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    I’m at an age where I can look back

    and derive some conclusions about my actions. My rule has been try to learn, try to understand what happened. Develop the lessons and pass them on. -Robert S. McNamara
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    Meaningful silence is better

    than meaningless words. Need to remember this as I often tend to blabber about nothing when it gets quiet...
    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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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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    Belief and seeing are often

    both wrong -Robert S. McNamara
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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
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    'Passion is about connecting the dots between

    your heart and your head ' Maria Marsala
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day 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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    Some people are so poor,

    all they have is money.
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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...
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    To sit in the shade on a fine day

    and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. Jane Austen
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    Not everyone is healthy enough to have a front

    row seat in our lives. There are some people in your life that need to be loved from a distance. It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you let go of or at least minimize your time with draining, negative, incompatible, not-going-anywhere relationships. Observe the...
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    It is in fact nothing short of a miracle

    that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom; without this it goes to wrack and ruin without fail. It is a very grave mistake to...
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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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    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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    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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    If you want others to be happy,

    practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. -Dalai Lama
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    Who wants to be on the right side of history?

    History is written by the victor and their history is seldom right. -Me
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    "Life can only be understood backwards;

    but it must be lived forwards" =Kierkegaard=
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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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    I am a quote junkie and I could post hundreds

    of quotes I love. However, these past couple of weeks have been very difficult for me and so today here is the quote I relate to the most."My prayer today is to not be negative about anything for one day. It is so easy to be disappointed, critical, cynical. Nothing is easier...
    GirlLearningHowToSmile GirlLearningHowToSmile 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Go on, get out. Last words are

    for fools who haven’t said enough. -Karl Marx (Reportedly his last words)
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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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    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.
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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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    'In wisdom gathered over time,

    I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.' Ansel Adams
    NobleDebaucher NobleDebaucher 46-50, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    "We all have two lives.

    The second one starts when we realize that we only have one."
    placeborealis placeborealis 41-45, M 7 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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 33 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    You rain on your own parade,

    and dance alone in the storm. You're a lovely destruction, and a menacing art form.
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    Never be bullied into silence,

    never allow yourself to be made a victim, accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. Harvey Fierstein
    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day 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 15 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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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 6 Responses Apr 2, 2014

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    We must dress according to the dictates of

    fashion ,kill in the name of our country's frontiers,elect politicians.....Our children must follow in our footsteps .....We must never make our parents sad ,even if this means giving up everything that makes us happy.Paulo Coelho.The Zahir.
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    "If the only thing keeping a person decent is

    the expectation of divine reward, than, brother, that person is a piece of ****; and I'd like to get as many of them out in the open as possible." - Detective Rustin Cohle, True Detectives (HBO), season 1
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 18 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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    "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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    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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    “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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