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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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    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, 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

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    "If you love someone,

    tell them because hearts are often broken by words left unspoken."~ Pamela DaranjoTo my dear EP friends, you know who you are, I love you, and I appreciate your friendship. Thank you.
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    "Even if you may never get in contact with a

    gay person, chances are, as an American, you will live a happier and longer life because that is what equality does, it raises everyone's quality of life. As for the rest of the world, the spread of equality in the superpower that is the United States also bodes good news for...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 4 hrs ago

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    Don't pray when it rains

    if you don't pray when the sun shines. -Satchel Paige
    jameswertman12 jameswertman12 26-30, M 1 day 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 else suffer the way they do.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 27, 2014

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    "I wanted to crawl in between those black lines

    of print, the way you crawl through a fence, and go to sleep under that beautiful big green fig-tree."
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 hr 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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    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 1 Response 58 mins ago

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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 7 Responses May 11, 2014

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    "There is a pleasure in the pathless woods;

    There is a rapture on the lonely shore; There is society, where none intrudes; By the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not man the less, but Nature more..." - Lord Byron
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Sometimes its not the person

    who changed, its the mask that fell off.
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "There is no refractory period

    when life is fvcking you in the ***."
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 1 hr 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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    Check the state taxes

    and then you will realise you were wrong in calling them cheap politicians.
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 1 hr 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"
    JLeDoux69 JLeDoux69 18-21, M 14 Responses Dec 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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    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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    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, 2014

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    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    "Do your duty as you see it,

    and damn the consequences " - Gen. Patton " Lead me...follow me...or get the hell out of my way" -Gen. Patton
    PowerExtreme PowerExtreme 26-30, M 1 day 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 44 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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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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    "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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Keep your friends rich

    and your enemies rich and wait to find out which is which ~Tony Stark
    thedon21 thedon21 13-15, M 3 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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    “Time is your most precious gift

    because you only have a set amount of it. You can make more money, but you can't make more time. When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you'll never get back. Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    explain your Anger instead of expressing it

    and you will immediately open the door to solutions instead of arguments.
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day 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 3 Responses Apr 11, 2014

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    ksbobmst ksbobmst 26-30, M 1 day 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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    If someone doesn't appreciate your presence,

    make them appreciate your absence.
    raiee raiee 26-30 6 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 12 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    "Don't think about what can happen in a month.

    Don't think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be". ~unknown~ I am trying my up most to follow this right now. Because over thinking gets me nowhere, and only causes me to stress...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Politicians never leave footprints in the sands

    of time, They are too busy erasing them.
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    “If we admit that human life can be ruled by

    reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.” - Leo Tolstoy in War and Peace Isn't it so true? What really makes us human is not our reason or logic, but our capacity to feel emotions; to empathise; to love.
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    "I was once was blind,

    but now, I see." - Amazing Grace
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    Don't pay attention to what people say,

    saying is easy. Just watch what they do.
    Iamnotperfect Iamnotperfect 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Isn't this so true (pic attached) We do take

    the ones we love for granted and most times only realise it much later oftentimes when the damage is done and irreversible. I actually posted this very quote on my FB account years ago. I believed it wholeheartedly then and I still do. Grab the one you love or the one who...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    'Human behavior flows from three main sources:

    desire, emotion, and knowledge.' Plato
    NobleDebaucher NobleDebaucher 46-50, M