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I Like Henry David Thoreau

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    The only better answer being "George Bernard Shaw".  I used those two answers over and over whenever i was stumped trying to get one of those damn brown wedges.But seriously.  Have you read Walden?  Perhaps, my favorite book of all time.
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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    None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. ~Henry David Thoreau
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F Mar 24

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    morals and personal beliefs. Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am a huge Henry David Thoreau fan...my favorite quote: "Happiness is like a butterfly the more you chase it the more it will elude you, but turn your attention to other things...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. Henry David Thoreau
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    about inspiration. If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it. - Lucy Larcom You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. - C. S. Lewis I don...
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    "Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by...
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    The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. Henry David Thoreau
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    The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. ~ Henry David Thoreau
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    Great inventions Henry Ford dies and goes to heaven. At the gates, Saint Peter tells Ford, "Well, you've been such a good guy and your invention of the car changed the world. As...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Let's start with removing some grime.... Remove David Koch from the Board of Trustees or the Science Visiting Council for WGBH, a PBS affiliate whose mission is “fostering an...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F Apr 3

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    “Quentin Tarantino is interested in watching somebody's ear getting cut off; David Lynch is interested in the ear.” -- David Foster Wallace
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    “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” - Henry B. Adams
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    Age is opportunity no less, Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away, The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. ~Henry Wadsworth...
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    about morals and personal choices. If we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people to not kill each other? Any country that accepts abortion...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Mar 25

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    about inspiration. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. - Aristotle Onassis Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    "The first duty of wine is to be red. Don't talk to me of your white wines." - Henry Murger
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Some music really does suck! Henry Rollins
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Believe me every heart has its secret sorrows which the world knows not,, and off times we call a man cold when he is only sad Henry Wadswoth Longfellow
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    I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive. -Henry Miller
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    1. "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” — Leonardo da Vinci 2. “For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.” — Henry...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    “If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.” -- Henry Miller
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    'Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.' - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    “Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” Henry Ford
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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Three On February 9th, 1943, two weeks after my eighteenth birthday and two weeks early, Robert David...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Mar 24

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    It took me awhile to reach this stage in my life. I like who I am and feel no need to apologize. I am a geek/nerd who loves to dance, laugh loudly and I fangirl over David...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    my favourite movies are.... Donnie Darko, SLC Punk, The labyrinth (with david bowie duh), Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Kids, The Breakfast Club, House of 1000 corpses, The Devils...
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    1) I'm pansexual. If you don't know what that is, google it. Google is your friend. 2)I have wisdom beyond my years and I feel as though my intelligence is often underestimated. 3...
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    Hm....I would like to go to Africa. ;3 "The wild dogs cry out in the night As they grow restless, longing for some solitary company I know that I must do what's right As sure as...
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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Forty The next morning, Bobby refused to get up for school. "Don' wanna go," he whimpered. I tried to be...
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    Im about to turn 19 in may and im not sure why i am experiencing this feeling of emptiness. It has been going on for a year or so and i still cant figure out what it is. I do feel...
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    It's definitely more so the unavailable than don't like me. In this story I'm going to talk about several different guys. I'll mention their name at the beginning of each story...
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    I like to TRADE naked pics of my girlfriend if you do to we can trade reach out to me first I will not reach out to you (and my girlfriends knows and likes it so everyone knows...
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    So it's only been 2 weeks since I broke up with my long time boyfriend. I just can't take it anymore. I feel rejected, lonely, angry and humiliated. I never thought he'd ever do...
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    This song here really pulls on my feels. Its like my soul is ******** from me, cleansed and then put back in. So deep. 
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    "When your conscience isn't clear you're blocking all the love and good that the Universe has for you. When your conscience is clear, abundance flows in your life like a river."
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    I like beautiful good girls and i want her to really know how i feel about her and how she feels about me.but i have not had a girlfriend i just wanna experience having one..;)
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    and i also like girls who have a loving peaceful heart,,;)
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    I love when my bf tells me to kiss him. He tells me to kiss it like I love it. I love him so much.
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    As an ice skater, I am always bundling up according to my comfort zone. Usually, I'm surprised if I see someone on the ice wearing something like a short sleeved shirt, yet doesn't...
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    You and I, we don't wanna be like them. We can make it till the end, nothing can come between you and I. Not even the Gods above can separate the two of us.❤️💋🙈🙊🎧
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    Bad Parenting is like eating late-night fast food: garbage in, garbage out. Don't resort to the 'drive-thru' version of parenting.
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    My husband was never really a talker. I fell in love with him because i guess opposites attracts..He was serious in life..I was a dreamer. He thought reputation society was...
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    I feel like no one loves me... Even though I know they love me... If that makes sense? I can recognize them loving me and caring for me... But I don't feel it. I don't know why I...
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    Sorry but WOW… I understand be jealous and petty sometimes but to HATE someone for no reason is really stupid. Not to mention is bullying! We all have em, some we don't even...
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    I like to form a bond with a woman before we we enjoy that ultimate, fun experience
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    My name is Randy. I'm 14 and I hate bullies. In fact, I go out of my way to stop bullies. I'm an antibully. I help the teased, the beaten up, and the unpopular. If I see a bully in...
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    My name is Randy. I'm 14 and I hate bullies. In fact, I go out of my way to stop bullies. I'm an antibully. I help the teased, the beaten up, and the unpopular. If I see a bully in...
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    My name is Randy. I'm 14 and I hate bullies. In fact, I go out of my way to stop bullies. I'm an antibully. I help the teased, the beaten up, and the unpopular. If I see a bully in...
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