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Inspirational Short Stories, Fables, Poems, Essays, Parables, Quotes, and Proverbs. 648 People

    Only When...

    "Only when we are no longer afraid, do we begin to live in every experience, painful or joyous, to live in gratitude for every moment, to live abundantly." -Dorothy Thompson
    craazzeecalamity craazzeecalamity 41-45, F Dec 1, 2011

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    Trust is like a paper.

    Once it's crumpled, it cant be perfect again.
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Feb 15

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    Such A Relevent Quote For Ep

    "Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” Edgar Allan Poe is amazing!
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 15, 2011

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    Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,

    calling a lie a lie... much as somebody may pretend to appear wise or cool, inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered not to those who think they can buy it... but to those who know they have to earn it... How can we earn it ? Simple : we need to be...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    You never have to change anything you got up in

    the middle of the night to write...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 16

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    God comforts us in all our troubles

    so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. For the more we suffer for Christ, the more God will shower us with his comfort through Christ. Even when we are weighed down with troubles, it is for your...
    zehero zehero 22-25, M Jun 13

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    willowknight willowknight 22-25, F Sep 20, 2014

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    Breath

    Every morning, I get a Bible Verse emailed to me from KLove (my favorite radio station back home.) So being at Disney, I never expected one to actually apply to me today.  But I got this one and I feel I had to share. Ezekiel 37:5 "...Look! I am going to put breath into you and...
    ANewCreation4Him ANewCreation4Him 36-40, F Jul 21, 2013

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    Just Love This...and Want To Share.

    I visited with the moon tonight She was full - bright and endless She reached into my heart And filled it with love She cradled me in her warm silvery arms Her soft voice told me that I am beautiful...I am love I have purpose....There is meaning to my life.
    Kiwispirit Kiwispirit 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    THOUGHT FOR THE DAY..

    .. Women are like phones: They like to be held, talked to, and touched often. But push the wrong button and you are disconnected.
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    A Learning Process

    Your life is a learning process - you can only become wiser from learning. Sometimes you might have to attract making a painful mistake to learn something important, but after the mistake you have far greater wisdom. Wisdom cannot be bought with money - it can only be acquired...
    craazzeecalamity craazzeecalamity 41-45, F Jan 11, 2012

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    Love is that condition in

    which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. ~ Robert A. Heinlein
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2014

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    The Two Wolves

    ~ An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life... "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy. "It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. "One is evil - he is anger, envy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    “Laugh, even when you feel too sick

    or too worn out or tired. Smile, even when you're trying not to cry and the tears are blurring your vision. Sing, even when people stare at you and tell you your voice is crappy. Trust, even when your heart begs you not to. Twirl, even when your mind makes no sense of what you...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    Contemplation You are not what you do.

    You are not what you don’t do. You are not the job title. You are not a labeled societal sub group. You are not your personality; You are not a happy person, a depressed person or an angry person. You are not a definition of your own qualities. Who are you? You are...
    Femmeheartsoul Femmeheartsoul 36-40, F May 13

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    The Cracked Pots

    A water bearer in China had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the end of the long walk from the stream to the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    Thought And Knowledge

    Those who think don't know and those who know don't have to think.
    greatsouthernland greatsouthernland 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Dec 8, 2014

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    "When I was a young man,

    I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn't change the nation, I began to focus on my town. I couldn't change the town and as an older man, I tried to change my family. Now, as an old man, I...
    file09 file09 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2014

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    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F Aug 24

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    “At the end of the day,

    faith is a funny thing. It turns up when you don’t really expect it. It’s like, one day you realize that the fairy tale is slightly different than your dream. The castle, well, it may not be a castle. And it’s not so important that it’s happy ever after – just that it...
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F Aug 23

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    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2014

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    Not everything that is faced can be changed,

    but nothing can be changed until it is faced. -Lucille Ball
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F Feb 19

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    “You can’t prepare

    for a sudden impact. You can’t brace yourself; it just hits you, out of nowhere, and suddenly, the life you knew before is over… Forever.
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F Aug 20

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    You think you can define me,

    That I'm a tick in just one box, Like my being is a door, A single key unlocks, But let me tell you something, I have the universe inside, I hold an untamed ocean, With a constant changing tide, I'm home to endless mountains, With tips that touch the sky, Flocks of grand...
    Mrmeaner02 Mrmeaner02 41-45, M Jan 15

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    A Chinese Proverb

    If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    Caminante, son tus huellas el camino,

    y nada más; caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar.Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking.- Antonio Machado
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 16

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    A doctor was always living happily in all

    situations of life. Once a friend asked him the reason for being so happy all the time. He simply smiled and said, "Let me explain. ... It's indeed very simple. I know medicines, so I just understand the concept!" "You know how we swallow bitter medicine pills immediately...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    Here is an anti proverb to ponder.

    If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Anyway - Mother Theresa

    People are often unreasonable, illogical and self centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies; Succeed anyway. If you are honest...
    heartofanoldsoul heartofanoldsoul 31-35 Oct 5, 2012

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    Always

    "We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning." -unknown
    craazzeecalamity craazzeecalamity 41-45, F Dec 1, 2011

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    Is there space for another in your haven,

    or can I follow you only so far, then settle patiently to await your return to me; the reunion all the sweeter for your absence.
    Femmeheartsoul Femmeheartsoul 36-40, F 3 Responses May 5

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    Things do not change.

    We change.” Henry David Thoreau.
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F Aug 24

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    So Sweet

    "After all these years I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.” ~Mark Twain
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12, 2011

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    A bit long, but worth the read.

    Author unknown... A Hindu saint and his disciples were visiting the Ganges river, where they found a group of family members on the banks shouting in anger at each other. Turning to his disciples, the saint smiled and asked, 'Why do people in anger shout at each other?’ His...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    Anyone have any motivation/inspiration words to

    turn your day around, dismiss negative thoughts/being in control of your own mind?
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    The Secret of Happiness - a Parable By Paul Coelho

    A certain shopkeeper sent his son to learn about the secret of happiness from the wisest man in the world. The lad wandered through the desert for 40 days, and finally came upon a beautiful castle, high atop a mountain. It was there that the wise man lived. Rather than finding a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    I have read this story over the net

    and it made me realize things. It's just so true that I can't stop myself from sharing this.. A man planted a rose and watered it faithfully. And before it blossomed, he examined it. He saw the bud that would soon blossom, but noticed thorns upon the stem and he thought, “How...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30 1 Response May 18

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    A Vision Without.....

    "Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare." -Japanese Proverb
    WildHearted WildHearted 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Mar 27

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    ~Good Monday Morning!

    Make it a great day!!!~
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2014

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    "We have to hate sin,

    not people"
    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Dec 4, 2014

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    myraaxx myraaxx 13-15, F Mar 3

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    The World Is Like A Mirror...

    Smile and your friends will smile back.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 14, 2009

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.

    I heard it was about a tree and a boy. The tree was generous. Very generous, in fact, it may have been too generous. Perhaps a better word for the tree would be altruistic? Being altruistic is giving too much of yourself to someone else and not leaving...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 18, 2014

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