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    Great Quotes To Live By!

    If you are depressed you are living in the past.  If you are anxious you are living in the future.  If you are at peace you are living in the present. You don't have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.     The problem is not the...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    “It happens to everyone

    as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.”
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    “Outer beauty attracts,

    but inner beauty captivates.” ~ Kate Angell
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    "What's bizarre? I mean,

    we're all pretty bizarre... Some of us are just better at hiding it." - Andy Clark, The Breakfast Club
    selfdiscovery72 selfdiscovery72 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    My Favorite Quote

    When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. I found this written on a graffiti board at the university where I used to work, and it has been a favorite since.
    CherokeePatti CherokeePatti 56-60, F 9 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    “butterflies can’t see their wings,

    they can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can, people are like that as well.”
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    "Your trapped Spider-Man!

    ...trapped in a gigantic bath"
    rocketman84 rocketman84 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Idiots

    I found this just now and I believe that it is brilliant. "Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level, then beat you with experience" Unknown
    bcj bcj 51-55, M 22 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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    Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves.

    But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
    Qatalyst Qatalyst 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My Favorite Quote

    We came into this world not to find a perfect person to love, but to learn to love an imperfect person perfectly
    calzona calzona 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    "You think ‘Okay, I get it,

    I’m prepared for the worst’, but you hold out that small hope, see, and that’s what ***** you up. That’s what kills you.”
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    “That which is striking

    and beautiful is not always good, but that which is good is always beautiful.” ~ Ninon de L’Enclos
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I've been drinking about you.

    Alcohols not the answer but it sure makes you forget the question. The only thing worse than someone who hates you is someone whose in love with you. I'm not a princess, I don't need saving. I need you to help me I can't do this on my own. I'll die without you. Oh what a waste...
    rose114 rose114 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    “Emotions, in my experience,

    aren't covered by single words. I don't believe in "sadness," "joy," or "regret." Maybe the best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it oversimplifies feeling. I'd like to have at my disposal complicated hybrid emotions, Germanic train-car constructions like, say...
    NumbHearts NumbHearts 13-15, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    A Quote...

    ''Dont depend too much on anyone in this world, because even your shadow leaves you when you're In darkness.''
    LostInTheSeaOfConfusion LostInTheSeaOfConfusion 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    “Beauty is only skin deep.

    I think what’s really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit. Someone said to me not too long ago, “Until you’re twenty, you have the face you are born with, and after that you have the face you deserve.”, and I really loved that – the idea that you...
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    “If you consider a woman less pure

    after you’ve touched her, maybe you should take a look at your hands.” -Unknown
    LittleCube LittleCube 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    5 Most Famous Quotes By Bruce Lee

    "Knowledge will give you power, but character respect." "If you truly love life, don't waste time; because time is what life is made of." "To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities." "Notice that stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow...
    jjoe01 jjoe01 41-45, M Mar 21, 2013

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    “it does not count

    if you believe in yourself when it’s easy to believe in yourself, it does not count if you believe the world can be a better place when the future looks bright, it does not count if you think you’re going to make it when the finish line is right in front of you, it counts...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Because They Pop!

    Yes, I like to collect quotes - good quotes that seem to make sense in your mind and fit snug like a press-stud button, holding the seams of a subject together. I collect them for their quaintness and mind-tickle...you know that feeling you get when you just know you've heard or...
    DelaneyB DelaneyB 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    God?????

    Death is the only God who comes when you call -Roger Zelazny
    emery777 emery777 41-45, F Jan 28, 2013

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    “She is not “my girl.

    ” She belongs to herself. And I am blessed, for with all her freedom, she still comes back to me, moment-to-moment, day-by-day, and night-by-night. How much more blessed can I be?” -Avraham Chaim, Thoughts after The Alchemist
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Here are some... "Some people are

    so poor, all they got is money" "Our happines depend on the thoughts we have"
    Angelaaaaaaaaa Angelaaaaaaaaa 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    You face criticism and discover

    that success isn’t about winning. It’s about staying in the game, not quitting, or letting someone make you quit. … You realize that all the hardship and all the criticism that you face is making you a better person. So don’t quit now before you learn that no matter...
    Qatalyst Qatalyst 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Children Learn What They Live

    “If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn . . . If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight . . . If a child lives with fear, he learns to be apprehensive . . . If a child lives with pity, he learns to feel sorry for himself . . . If a child lives with...
    Summr Summr 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    From "Harold and Maude"

    If you want to understand what it means to be free, see this movie. Here are some of my favorite quotes.   "Much of the world's sorrow comes from people who are 'this', yet allow themselves to be treated as 'that'.   "It's best not to be too moral. ...
    HeWhoPleasures HeWhoPleasures 41-45, M 6 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    You wouldn't believe how many I have.

    I have 9000 or something quotes ☺ I like quotes
    loveyou826 loveyou826 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ɞє ẇһȏ ʏȏȗ ѧяє ѧṅԀ ṡѧʏ

    ẇһѧṭ ʏȏȗ ғєєʟ ɞєċѧȗṡє ṭһȏṡє ẇһȏ ṃıṅԀ Ԁȏṅ'ṭ ṃѧṭṭєя ѧṅԀ ṭһȏṡє ẇһȏ ṃѧṭṭєя Ԁȏṅ'ṭ ṃıṅԀ. Ԁя. ṡєȗṡṡ
    beautifulscenery beautifulscenery 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    :-|

    "Kill that dragon, baby." -Me watching knucklez play video games.
    Luckybird Luckybird 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    There are some people you like immediately,

    some whom you think you might learn to like in the fullness of time, and some that you simply want to push away from you with a sharp stick
    Qatalyst Qatalyst 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    To Quote Mark Twain.

    "censorship is like telling a man he cant have his steak because a baby can't chew it.." - Mark Twain
    OnegativeGuy OnegativeGuy 26-30 4 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    “Life is hard, and children have to be told

    how hard life can be…So they will be sympathetic to others. So they will understand that some people have it harder than they do and that a trip through this world can be a wildly different experience, depending on what chemicals are raging through one’s mind.” -Matthew...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Some of the quotes I like: “Don't cry

    because it's over, smile because it happened.”  ― Dr. Seuss “If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.” ― George Harrison “All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.” ― Chuck Palahniuk...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 2 Responses Apr 13

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    My Favourite Motivational Quotes.

    "She took the leap and grew her wings on the way down." "The biggest mistake you could ever make is being too afraid to make one."   "You living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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    “Everything is beautiful,

    but not everyone sees it.” ~ Confucius
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    “Maybe home is nothing

    but two arms holding you tight when you’re at your worst.”
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Whatever happens to you is result of what have

    you thought. What you think you become.
    nreal nreal 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Some Beautiful Quotes

    -Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. -Henry David Thoreau -Cause we all need the darkness, to see the light - Jason mraz -Reality continues to ruin my life. -Bill Watterson -For those who dare to dream, there is a whole world to win...
    krist1 krist1 18-21, F 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    “I am responsible. Although I may not be able

    to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life. Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the...
    rocketman84 rocketman84 26-30, M Apr 16

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    One Of Einstein'S Best Quotes .

     Unfortunately way too many humans choose to do nothing , whether it's laziness , indifference , ignorance or coldness they can't see what their inaction / silence does . WAKE UP PEOPLE .
    Smackhead Smackhead 70+, F 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    “If ever there is tomorrow

    when we're not together... there is something you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we're apart... I'll always be with you.” “It is more fun to talk with...
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    True Friend

    "Never walk away from a true friend when you see some faults. Be patient & realize that nobody is perfect. It is only affection that matters...not perfection."
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    Dragons

    Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist, Children already know that dragons exist,Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed. G,K Chesterton
    emery777 emery777 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    I Like This One...

    Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets.  So love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones who don't and remember that everything happens for a reason.  If you get a chance, take it.  If it changes your life, let it.  Nobody said...
    garys5150 garys5150 46-50 10 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    Take A Swim In Lake You

    I just watched a clip from last night's Celebrity Apprentice. Gary Busey was adamantly denying to his team mate Mark McGrath things he had already been shown on screen saying and doing. He said he felt like he was being targeted by the whole team for no reason. Mark was trying to...
    datura datura 56-60, F 33 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    “How lucky I am to have something

    that makes saying goodbye so hard.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    “I still catch myself feeling sad about things

    that don’t matter anymore.”
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If Only I Remembered Attitude Counts!

    The longer I live the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than success, than what other people think or say or do. It is...
    Jordangirly Jordangirly 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    What we do for ourselves dies with us.

    What we do for others and the world, is and remains imortal.” ― Albert Pine
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Facing Change

    "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable." -- Helen Keller
    cuphalffull cuphalffull 46-50, M 8 Responses Feb 18, 2008

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    “You’re worth it,

    but am I?” - Six word story, April 21, 2014 (52/365)
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    “As time goes on, you’ll understand.

    What lasts, lasts; what doesn’t, doesn’t. Time solves most things. And what time can’t solve, you have to solve yourself.”
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    “If people refuse to look at you in a new

    light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you've made, if they don't realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free  
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    “I have insecurities,

    of course, but I don’t hang out with anyone who points them out to me.”
    heymaia heymaia 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Rebelle.

    “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” ~Albert Camus
    CyanCicada CyanCicada 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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