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    Rich...

    A rich men is not one who has the most, but is one who needs the least.
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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    Nenad95 Nenad95 18-21, M Jan 15, 2014

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    Life

    We are all but recent leaves on the same old tree of life and if this life has adapted itself to new functions and conditions, it uses the same old basic principles over and over again.  There is no real difference between the grass and the man who mows it.  ~Albert...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    Times Do Not Change

    History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. - Martin Luther King Jr   It is a wonderful thing to find a quote from our history that...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    My story isn’t sweet

    and harmonious like invented stories. It tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves.” — Hermann Hesse *Not entirely in the realm of philosophy, but then again the beauty of life and philosophy...
    icarus06 icarus06 31-35, F Jan 2, 2014

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    And Here's Another One

    "You never know what is enough, until you know what is more than enough."  --William Blake, Proverbs of Hell
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M Jul 24, 2008

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    "If you are silent, be silent out of love.

    If you speak, speak out of love.”-Saint Augustine
    icarus06 icarus06 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2014

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    Where to Go?

    Alice came to a fork in the road.  "Which road do I take?" she asked. "Where do you want to go?" responded the Cheshire cat. "I don't know," Alice answered. "Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter." ~Lewis Carroll, Alice...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    Men always talk about the most important things

    to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache. -G. K. Chesterton
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Dec 6, 2013

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    “When we honestly ask ourselves

    which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” ― Henri Nouwen
    TH1NKf1rst TH1NKf1rst 70+, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    Hmmm...

    If I make the lashes dark And the eyes more bright And the lips more scarlet, Or ask if all be right From mirror after mirror, No vanity's displayed: I'm looking for the face I had Before the world was made. ~W.B. Yeats
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2008

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    We live between the act of awakening

    and the act of surrender. Each morning, we awaken to the light and the invitation to a new day in the world of time; each night, we surrender to the dark to be taken to play in the world of dreams where time is no more.
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F Nov 4, 2014

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    Men and women are not free to love decently

    until they have analyzed themselves completely and swept away every mystery from sex; and this means the acquisition of a profound philosophical theory based on wide reading of anthropology and enlightened practice. - Aleister Crowley
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 26, 2014

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    Love This Quote!

    "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
    XSorriedX XSorriedX 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2011

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    The Real Sight

     The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.  ~Eric Berne  
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

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    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F Jan 19, 2014

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    Here's One

    "The fish trap exists because of the fish.  Once you've gotten the fish you can forget the trap.  The rabbit snare exists because of the rabbit.  Once you've gotten the rabbit, you can forget the snare.  Words exist because of meaning.  Once you've...
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 24, 2008

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    Brilliant Metaphor

    “The sun was like a huge 50-cent piece that someone had poured kerosene on and then had lit with a match, and said, "Here, hold this while I go get a newspaper," and put the coin in my hand, but never came back.” -Richard Brautigan
    menelaeus menelaeus 61-65, M Nov 8, 2013

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    "Now I see the secret of making the best

    person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth." -Walt Whitman  
    icarus06 icarus06 31-35, F Jan 3, 2014

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    "At the center of your being you have the

    anwer; you know who you are and you know what you want."-Lao Tzu
    icarus06 icarus06 31-35, F Jan 6, 2014

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    Anybody can become angry -

    that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy. Aristotle
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    "Crazy as it may sound, you will likely love better and improve your relationship by forgetting about how you feel!" -Steven Stosny
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    “Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.” “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Jack Sparrow: You know, for all that pirates are clever-called, we are an unimaginative lot when it comes to naming things. Gibbs: Like? Jack Sparrow: I once sailed with a geezer...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Mar 10

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    I don't know. But it has been recent that I all of a sudden think of these sayings. I'm like "Wow. Did I even say that?" I'm assuming it's a result of my experiences in life. I'm...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    only give your best to what feels like your mothers touch, *love effortlessly*
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Like the air you breathe, abundance in all things is available to you. Your life will simply be as good as you allow it to be. -Abraham Hicks
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Insanity is being **** on, beat down, coasting through life in a miserable existence when you have a caged lion locked inside and a key to release it.
    JoseyAlt JoseyAlt 22-25, M Mar 1

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    "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to...
    Give2Schitts Give2Schitts 13-15, T 1 Response Mar 1

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    “Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people Living life in peace You may say that I'm a dreamer But I...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 3

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    What do you think of this?
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 11 Responses Mar 3

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    “When you do something from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a Joy..."
    tantralad tantralad 22-25, M Mar 4

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    Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. -Francis of Assisi
    Th3Nothing Th3Nothing 36-40, F Mar 4

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    "Feelings may forge committed relationships, but values sustain them. The power of love comes not from its feelings but its values." -Steven Stosny
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. -Harriet Beecher Stowe
    johnny437 johnny437 13-15, M Mar 5

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    "Wonder is not a disease. Wonder, and its expression in poetry and the arts, are among the most important things which seem to distinguish men from other animals, and intelligent...
    CloudHidden CloudHidden 26-30, M Mar 8

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    To be able to see the ocean you must be willing to leave the shore.
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    *offers a drink* "I call it the Gerald after my first husband. Cheap bitter and completely alcoholic "
    Lizbian180 Lizbian180 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Disability decision causes more loss. How??? Stigma. Disabled is seen as crazy. Regardless of label given Useless if not crazy has been seen too. Some of the losses...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 11

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Survived/5593219
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 11

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Survived/5593216
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 11

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    I didn't come here to **** spiders lol
    Dotcom2 Dotcom2 26-30, M Mar 11

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    " I'm not immature it's just that life hasn't gotten to me yet" - Justo Tavera :)
    charlie41088 charlie41088 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 12

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