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    I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer.

    Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over and through me. And when it is gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will...
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Being a male is the matter of birth,

    being a man is the matter of age; But being a gentleman is the matter of choice.
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    Life is short, so smile

    while you still have teeth. Unknown quotes
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response May 6

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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 14 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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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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    A good article, you can tell from containing

    quotable insight on its own, often much better than what passes for quotations on the sites that collect them. I said I should post them here last time when my browser crashed (EP seems to cause that...) causing me to lose all I had open at the time - not as I could've kept them...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 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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    Lasting Love Means~~~~(anonymous)

    Find someone that isn't afraid to admit they miss you. Someone that knows you're not perfect but treats you as if you are. Someone who couldn't imagine losing you. Someone who gives their heart to you completely. Someone who says I love you and proves it. Last but not least, find...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 24 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    “Happiness in intelligent people is the

    rarest thing I know.” “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ― Ernest Hemingway “Maybe...you'll fall in love with me all over again." "Hell," I said, "I love you enough now. What do you...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    A judge walks out of his chambers laughing his

    head off. A colleague approaches him and asks why he is laughing. "I just heard the funniest joke in the world!" "Well, go ahead, tell me!" says the other judge. "I can't – I just gave someone ten years for it!" Anonymous Soviet judge Nicolai Ivanowitsch Lobachevskij is his...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 3 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"
    AngelaDodevska AngelaDodevska 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 16

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    becarae becarae 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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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...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    Charm is... a way of getting the answer yes

    without having asked any clear question. Albert Camus
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The Loneliest People Are The Kindest People.

    .. The Saddest People Smile The Brightest... The Most Damaged People Are The Wisest...
    MidNightSightX MidNightSightX 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    "To go fast in life you travel alone,

    but to go far in life, you travel with others." --Anon
    dochenaj dochenaj 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response 3 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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    “sometimes beautiful things come into our

    lives out of nowhere, we can't always understand them, but we have to trust in them, i know you want to question everything, but sometimes it pays to just have a little faith.” - Lauren Kate.
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    "In romance, we feel the need to zoom in

    and expound on our partner's foibles in intimate detail; in friendship, we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both." -Mariella Frostrup So I wonder just what kind of romances she's been in... uhm. Not that I've ever seen anything like that...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M a week ago

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    Victor Hugo: Music expresses

    that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
    IRID3SC3NT IRID3SC3NT 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    when i was a kid "i am gonna tell ur mom" was

    the most scariest sentence ever..
    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 6

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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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    A man once told The Buddha,

    " I want happiness " The Buddha replied. "First remove "I", that's ego. Then remove 'want', that's desire. And now all you're left with is HAPPINESS".
    silverfox54 silverfox54 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 31

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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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    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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    "Be The Change You Wish To See In The World"

    I really do try to be an example of the change I would like to see in the world. It's so hard sometimes though when people just beat you down and work against you. It seems like when I am "up" at least one person is on the "down". I recuperate ans get motivated again but it...
    sacredArchitect sacredArchitect 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    I was ******* my secretary up the arse

    when my wife walked in. She said, "You can't do this to me!" I said, "I know... that's why I'm doing it to her." Woody Allen
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 5 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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    “the best kind of people are the ones

    that come into your life, and make you see the sun where you once saw clouds, the people that believe in you so much, you start to believe in you too, the people that love you, simply for being you, the once in a lifetime kind of people.”
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    “nobody will protect you from your suffering,

    you can't cry it away or eat it away or starve it away or walk it away or punch it away or even therapy it away, it's just there, and you have to survive it, you have to endure it, you have to live through it and love it and move on and be better for it and run as far as you can...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Attitude!

    Oh my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.~Hubert Humphrey
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 5 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Two quotes from Richard Bachman's short story

    'Rage' which I love. "They give me custard and I hate it, but I eat it just the same. They think I like it. So I have a secret again. Finally I have a secret again." “When you're five and you hurt, you make a big noise in the world. At ten you whimper. But by the time you...
    DaughterGone DaughterGone 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Marriage is neither heaven

    nor hell ; it is simply purgatory. Abraham Lincoln
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    had posted all this in an entry I ended up

    deleting but posting it again. - No one wants someone who flirts with everyone. - Best relationship advice: Don't do anything you wouldn't want your boyfriend or girlfriend to do. - Be with someone who makes you happy, not someone who you have to constantly be impressing...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F a week ago

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    “never try to understand a girl:

    either you go crazy or fall in love with her.” ― Smita Kaushik, The Girl I Last Loved Not true, you could also do both, I suppose.
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 5 days ago

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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 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I like to collect quotes

    and memorize them (or at least try). I don't know why. It's like a hobby i guess. Here's some i really like. "You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus." Mark Twain "Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    There is nothing wrong with the love of Beauty.

    But Beauty-unless she is wed to something more meaningful-is always superficial -Donna Tartt
    samaat samaat 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I saw a picture of Margaret Thacher defaced

    with a Hitler mustache. They must have been up all night to shave it down that much. Oprah Winfrey
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 23

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    becarae becarae 26-30, F 2 Responses a week 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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    “We need, in love, to practice only this:

    letting each other go. For holding on comes easily; we do not need to learn it.” Rainer Maria Rilke
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    "No matter what happens,

    no matter how far you seem to be away from where you want to be, never stop believing that you will somehow make it. Have an unrelenting belief that things will work out, that the long road has a purpose, that the things you desire may not happen today, but they will happen...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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    How many Irishmen does it take to change a

    light bulb ? Eleven. One to hold the bulb and 10 to drink until the room spins! Brat Pitt
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    "It's better to burn out

    than fade away." Kurt Cobain
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 14 Responses May 5

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    “A life spent making mistakes is

    not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ― George Bernard Shaw “My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response 22 hrs 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 May 28, 2013

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    some good advice!! The opinion

    which other people have of you is their problem, not yours. People will judge you no matter what you do, so you may as well do what you want. Expect the best, be prepared for the worst, **** what others think and do your own thing.
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 11 hrs 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 Apr 9, 2013

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    Q. How many Muslim extremists will it take to

    destroy America? A. None, American Liberals can do it all by themselves, thank you. Jimmy Carter
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    “A man's heart is a wretched,

    wretched thing. It isn't like a mother's womb. It won't bleed. It won't stretch to make room for you.” ― Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns
    intermsofwhat intermsofwhat 18-21, F 4 Responses