Inspirational Short Stories, Fables, Poems, Essays, Parables, Quotes, and Proverbs. 279 People
Hopelessness - "As hopeless as any situation feels, it's really only your thoughts that you're dealing with. And you have the power to change those."
craazzeecalamity 0 Dec 1, 2011
People In Our Life - The people who want to stay in your life will always find a way. Real friends and lovers stay faithful. You shouldn't have to fight for a spot in someone’s life because if they truly care about you, they will create one for you.
SpringlesAndStars 1 Apr 16
The 99 Club - Once upon a time, there lived a King who, despite his luxurious lifestyle, was neither happy nor content. One day, the King came upon a servant who was singing happily while he worked. This fascinated the King; why was he, the Supreme Ruler of the Land, unhappy and...
starofeye 4 Responses 1 Apr 1
Thought And Knowledge - Those who think don't know and those who know don't have to think.
greatsouthernland 5 Responses 2 Oct 22, 2009
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...
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings ~bymaya Angelou - A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wing in the orange suns rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom see through...
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A Vision Without..... - "Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare." -Japanese Proverb
SafeandBound 1 Response 3 Oct 28
Finding Happiness - "Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to make more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is in reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you...
craazzeecalamity 0 Dec 1, 2011
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.
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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
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Life Is What You Make It - Life is what you make it, bright or gloomy it can beYour mental outlook colours everything you do and see.Your world may wear a dingy air or have a rosy glowIt all depends on what you think, for "thinking makes it so"
loulouUK 1 Response 3 Jan 21, 2010
The World Is Like A Mirror... - Smile and your friends will smile back.
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Encouragement - When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your personality. Be active, be energetic be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your objective. ~~Ralph Waldo Emerson
ichooselife 4 Responses 3 Dec 12, 2010
Bill Strickland - http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_strickland_makes_change_with_a_slide_show.html
Tummie 0 Mar 28, 2010
Never... - Never force yourself to have a space in someone's life because if they really know your worth, they'll surely create one for you. -unknown
Life Is An Echo - ALL comes back, the good, the bad, the false, and the true... So give the world the best you have & the best will come back to you
craazzeecalamity 1 Response 1 Dec 1, 2011
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 2 Dec 1, 2011
Journey - “The spiritual path -- is simply the journey of living our lives. Everyone is on a spiritual path; most people just don't know it.” - Marianne Williamson
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...
ANewCreation4Him 2 Jul 21
But I Hate Cliches. - I like inspirational words and insights into different ways of thinking.... not worn out cliches. Being a person who struggles to think positive in this life on a regular basis, I can see the importance of reminding ourselves that we can control our thought...
craazzeecalamity 1 Response 0 Dec 1, 2011
Power Of Thoughts - "You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That's the only thing you should be trying to control...
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...
heartofanoldsoul 2 Oct 5, 2012
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...
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A Native American Proverb - There is a Indian proverb that says everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, an emotional, a mental, and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time, but unless we go into every room everyday, even if to only keep it...
Allyouneedislove91 1 Jul 29
Curve Ball. - Just when you think you know one thing Something else comes around and jumbles up your mind then you feel as if you know nothing the universe has thrown you a curve ball my friend but this is not the end You can sit in self pitty and believe everything is ****** or...
RoadToWisdom 0 Oct 17, 2012
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...
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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...
Kiwispirit 3 Responses 1 Nov 20, 2009
Value - Value the people who love, respect and trust you the most, And forget about the negative and toxic people who don't deserve you.
craazzeecalamity 1 Jan 8, 2012
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!
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I Never Thought Of Some Quotes In The Context Of Being Transgendered ... But It Works - "Everyone dies but not everyone lives. Live your life in a way that makes you happy and proud. It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before... to test your...
Josie06 4 Responses 1 Sep 6, 2010
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...
craazzeecalamity 1 Response 4 Jan 11, 2012
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 2 Dec 1, 2011
Quote - Life is a balance. When there is darkness there will be light.
xxtheecalamity 0 Nov 26
MORE Inspirational Messages Not Heard At Work - Your job is STILL better than asking, "You want fries with that?" If at first you don't succeed, try management. Teamwork means never having to take all the blame yourself. Pride, Commitment, Teamwork. Words we use to get you...
jml2000 1 Response 1 Nov 7
Inspirational Romance - I love to read inspirational romance stories. I am sucker for romance. Lol
cld9370 1 Response 4 Nov 22
One Of My Favorite Inspirational Quotes Ever - You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth. ~By William W. Purky
itsjustbrit 1 Response 1 Nov 19
The Power Of Words - We've been taught as children that "sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me". Terribly false. Sticks and stones break your bones but bones surely do heal in time. But words? Words hurt. Words can hurt us. Words have hurt us. Words...
LaughLoveLiveHope 1 Response 3 5 days ago
Silent Aria's. - I have never owned the ability to physically speak comfortably. I stammer and pronounce my words wrong. I'm not confident with my voice at all. But when I write, I feel settled and comfortable. I am -me- when I write, it's the only way I feel I can communicate...
carynneterrae 2 Responses 3 Nov 14
Words Do Not Suffice - A Poet's Lament - Many years ago Before I understood What life was about... People with facial hair Performed in coffee houses And spoke the words They had written. Sometimes to music They had composed. And people said, "They are strange", And no one...
MaryJanine 0 Nov 22
Words I Love. - I carry all lines of heart with me ,heartfelt words bestowed upon float back on my mind ..its printed indelibly. I clutch these "Life Lines" like symbology, repeat them as silent prayers, and summon them for comfort the time I feel lost and restless because...
winterfall 0 Nov 23
Woo Me With Words - Words. They express feelings. They convey thoughts. They pass along opinions. Words are beautiful concoctions of human beings. Someone who can eloquently express himself is beautiful and I could talk to him forever and never be bored.
armygf1218 0 Nov 24
Words On Paper - There are times when I like to write more than talk. Especially when I can't find the words to say writing it down can make it so much easier. It creates less tension and takes away from what could come next. Sometimes just writing things down is better once you...
undecided1129 0 Nov 11
When The Words Won'T Come - When I'm emotionally distraught and my nerves are raw, words escape me. In those times I turn to music to express myself. I wish those around me would get this!
LongTallSally2013 2 Responses 2 Nov 15
Lyrics Are Words :P - They kinda lose all meaning when typed..your skin makes me cry, you float like a feather, in a beautiful world...really does someone know what song this is and what I'm trying to express?
Goodbadladywoman 1 Response 1 Nov 18
Words - "Words we speak make shadows of what is to come, and by speaking them we bring them to pass." M.B. Zimmer in The Mists of Avalon
dayeshadow 2 5 days ago
Five 5 Things Tannaz Likes And Dislikes :D - I like ...... 1) Shiny things ,, ohh pretty ! 2) Nicolas cage movies ,, his over acting amuses me!! NOT THE BEES 3) Amusing people if you are able to make me smile laugh and interest me we will be good friends for a long...
TaannAz 3 Responses 2 Nov 23
Would Like You To Know My Little Thoughts - I feel I am not doing justice with your heart taking it on a roller coaster ride according to my swings of thoughts..I feel hurt but can't help it either as it brings an air of coolness to my burning heart....and who can i crucify...
winterfall 0 Nov 24
I Like Weird People Because - They are out there. They are non-conformist, have their heads out of their a***s and might just be the most mentally messed up people out there (I'm kidding about this, but weird people are bound to have something off about them in this sense...
dakotasapphire 10 Responses 4 Nov 9
I Don't Like Slender Man. I Am Obsessed. - I buy all the games, I have a ton of posters, buttons, t-shirts, pillow cases, blankets, omfg I am always drawing the sign everywhere. Anywhere I go, I draw the slender man sign, I am getting the sign tattooed on me and I have a really...
NotTheAmericanAveragexx 1 Response 0 Nov 9
I Like Guys Over 30 - When I was in my 20s I liked guys my age but not over 40. I dated a guy who was 14 years older. But I married a guy my age. Now I'm going thru separation I like guys over 30. Not gonna make the same mistake again
leshasoul 4 Responses 2 Nov 9
I Don't Like To French Kiss - There are several reasons I don't like to French kiss , some have colds , the spit is gross especially if you are some one who has cavities..and after sex. I hate when a person constantly sticking there tongue In ,and of my mouth.. That's just one...
Kingjasmyn 0 Nov 9
I Don'T Feel Like Gender Is Important When Love Is Involved... - I don't like to label myself as any sexual orientation because I believe that love is love. Love shouldn't be labeled as "gay" "straight" or whatever. If you fall in love with someone it should be because of who...
FunniUnicorn 4 Responses 11 Nov 10
Much Like Falling - When I said good morning I was lying I was truly thinking of How I might quit waking up He pointed out how selfish It would be to kill myself So I keep waking up It feels so much like falling Dying while I wait to die The fear of something or nothing Lonely...
I Like Interracial Relationships - So my parents are in a interracial relationship my mother is black (British and Jamaican ) and my father is irish . I'm mixed obviously so I don't care what colour you are I just care about your personality and how you treat me . Before my ex...
Loving1234 2 Responses 0 Nov 10
More Like A River - There’s a motel in TexasHard bed under wide blue skyI had a dream thereBut morning came too soonI roll over and I said it out loudI said, "Give me one more momentJust one more momentTo finish this dream"I wanna be more like a riverAnd less like a wallNot try...
I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) - It's one o'clock and time for lunch,When the sun beats down and I lie on the benchI can always hear them talk.There's always been Ethel:"Jacob, wake up! You've got to tidy your room now."And then Mister Lewis:"Isn't it time that he was out...
I Like It - Everything is different todayI like it, like itI feel different todayI like it, like itI'm not gonna be in your paradeCause I don't like itYou think I'm a dirty little gameYou think I like itYou made up this fantasy with meBut I don't like it.I want you to get away...
I'm Older Now And Like Dating Younger Women - When I was younger, I dated older women. They had their stuff together, they were mysterious to me, experienced, sexy...intriguing. Now that I'm older, women my own age project too many neurosis or have too many hang-ups or too much...
VT2013 0 Nov 11