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    If you attack the establishment long enough

    they will make you a member of it Art Buchwald
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 1 Response 4 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 23 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    I died before I lived

    and I lived before I was born .
    Blackness247 Blackness247 18-21, M 7 mins ago

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    Except in cases of necessity,

    which are rare, leave your IRS agent to learn unpleasant things from the people he audits; they are ready enough to tell them.
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 7 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...
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    The nearest think to eternal life we will ever

    see on this earth is a government program
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 4 hrs ago

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    When you lavish praise on people they flowish

    critize and they shrivel up
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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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    'Ah, how good it feels!

    The hand of an old masseur.'
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 7 hrs ago

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    Explore. Dream. Discover.

    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain I am ready to Explore. Dream...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 22 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    Nothing is as real as a dream.

    The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase i t. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away. --Unknown
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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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    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 38 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    "You can be the ripest juiciest peach in the

    world, and there's still going to be somebody who hates peaches." -Dita Von Ceese
    someonelikeyouknew someonelikeyouknew 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    "If you've looked in the mirror

    and hated what you see, then you know firsthand what it's like to be me." -- Gerard Way I do not despise what I look like, necessarily. I simply hate myself for who I am, what I have done, and what I shall forevermore continue to do. Live in a world without her, because of my...
    ForeverAnaliasGirl ForeverAnaliasGirl 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    It is one of the blessings of old friends That

    you can afford to be stupid with them Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 4 hrs ago

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    People say " There are other fish in the sea.

    " I say, "**** you; she was my sea." - J.Faulkner
    RedeemingRose RedeemingRose 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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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 4 Responses a week 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 13 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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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 8 Responses Dec 10, 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 46 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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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 10 Responses Jan 22

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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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    The meaning of a birthday party is to find your

    gift. The purpose is to get gifts.
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 7 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 Wanna Be A Shaltanac

    “It is of course perfectly natural to assume that everyone else is having a far more exciting time than you. Human beings, for instance, have a phrase that describes this phenomenon, ‘The other man’s grass is always greener.’ The Shaltanac race of Broopkidren 13 had a...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 12 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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 26 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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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 9 Responses Mar 19

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    "Most people fail in life not

    because they aim to high and miss but because they aim to low and hit." -Les Brown
    freesoul22 freesoul22 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    A moment insight is sometimes worth a lifes

    experience Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    "Friends can help each other.

    A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is." --- Jim Morrison
    SaturnSenshi SaturnSenshi 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It Is!

    "Imagination is more important than knowledge."                                                    Albert Einstein
    DEGBEME DEGBEME 56-60, M 16 Responses May 10, 2013

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    AiKii AiKii 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    "Difficult time is the greatest magician of the

    world, it can change the face of ur dear ones, in seconds" Goodnight
    lost021 lost021 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    For Someone Out There...

    "Seduce my mind and you can have my body. Find my soul and I'm yours forever."
    starked starked 31-35, F 14 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    When you work as a casting director: age.

    miles. height. weight; are numbers to consider in casting a role.
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 7 hrs ago

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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 3 Responses Apr 2

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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.
    BarzyBurhan BarzyBurhan 13-15, M 9 Responses Jan 27

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    She doesn't say 'I love you' like a normal

    person. Instead, she'll laugh, shake her head, give him a little smile and say 'You're an idiot!' He wants to say 'I love you' but keeps it to 'Good night' because love will mean some falling and he is afraid of heights. PS: Found these two separately but thought they...
    Bohemiansoul Bohemiansoul 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I am just talking to a friend in my circle

    and have just come up with a great quote in regards to what we are talking about.......... are you ready now? "Those can paint paint, those who can't go wow! !" Now I am the person who goes wow! lol :)
    KittenInGlasgow KittenInGlasgow 46-50, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    "We gotta start teaching our daughters to be

    somebodies instead of somebody's" -Kifah Shah I absolutely love this quote. Although it should be taught to sons as well. We as human beings don't need a significant other to validate our existence. No need to find your "other half" because there are no other halves to people...
    HeyJuude HeyJuude 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Japanese Proverb

    If you understand everything, you must be misinformed
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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 15 Responses Jan 2

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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 17 Responses 4 days 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 27 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    If you can't get lost in someone else's life

    story, get lost in your own. You'd be surprised how much you could learn about yourself if you just sit in front of a mirror and ask, "So, tell me about yourself."
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr 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 Jul 8, 2012

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