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I Like to See the Good In Everyone

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    One Day Though

    It's gonna slap me hard in the face, and I'll end up like my dad.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Things Aren't Always What You Think They Are

    I meet new people at my work. although angry and bitter, once I talk to them one on one, they do seem so much more human.  From all the experiences I have had, I try to find something good about them, even if its just having good hair.
    polysexminoh polysexminoh 46-50, M 1 Response May 17, 2009

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    Benefit

    I always give the benefit of the doubt.  I'm not someone who automatically assumes that someone is being underhand or mean in some way or that they intend any harm. It gets me into hot water sometimes.  Not everyone agrees with me of course and I will often find myself...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 19, 2010

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    It Is Possible...

      Finding the good in others just takes patience and a positive attitude.   Seeing the good in everyone is very rewarding....
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 9 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Your Just 1% Nice

    Well just awhile ago, what I call my "B***H" cousin, was a total pain in the neck.  I was a laughing stock because of the embarassing story she shared when I was still young. She would often humiliate my sister and I based on our flaws our physique, attitude and behavior...
    Dumstey Dumstey 18-21, F Mar 30, 2010

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    It Helps To Reassure Me, And Those I Encounter, That We're Striving For The Same Happiness And Well-being

    I don't think it's naive to assume that most of us who live in the normal, everyday, human world are decent, honest, kind, and caring. We want to be treated with kindness and dignity and will treat those around us the same way. A lifetime of working in customer service, and now...
    UnderEli UnderEli 46-50, M Sep 9, 2012

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    It Is Up to Us

    Sometimes it is harder to see the good in some people than others, but we all have good in us.  It is up to each of us to find that good. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    Everyone Needs Someone To Look At Them Positively.

    If you don't give them a chance you never know. People don't always seem like you think.
    Greenlander Greenlander 16-17, F Sep 6, 2010

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    I went to a party, one of

    so many. Anyway the place was full to the roof of hot people all wanting what i was wanting, and it didnt take long when this guy came on to me doing his usual guy thing make small talk so i jumped in and said im only here for sex are you interested. He had this goofy look on...
    fcukmegood fcukmegood 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    Sometimes We Gotta Look Hard

    For years I've been doing this , even for those that didn't have any . Sometimes I thought I saw good but it was confused with something else . I keep trying , though . We all have good in us , but we let the bad out too often and all the good we can do gets lost .
    Tanengreen Tanengreen 36-40, M Feb 14, 2010

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    Trying to exceed EVERYONES expectations of me has been a impossible and exhausting thing to try to do. People are always gonna have their opinion about how you should live your...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Kids in the back seat cause accidents; accidents in the back seat cause kids. Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive, anyway. An unbreakable toy is useful for breaking...
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    One of my Favs - “First of all, love is a joint experience between two persons — but the fact that it is a joint experience does not mean that it is a similar experience to...
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    Sitting on the side of the highway waiting to catch speeding drivers, a State Police Officer sees a car puttering along at 22 MPH. He thinks to himself, "This driver is just as...
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    Such is a troubled soul, one sowed with misery and pain. Comforted by familiarity, one found in a harvest of chaos and self-destruction. My very idea of her, everything she...
    Worthyof1 Worthyof1 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I get angry at society when people are being left out, and I dont know what to do because I cant help everyone. I sympathise with people who get pushed away because I've been there...
    GingerHolmes GingerHolmes 16-17, F 2 Responses May 8

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    "The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places." Hemingway Adore this
    DiaLeigh DiaLeigh 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    "Everyone will suffer." -Samara Morgan, The Ring
    AaronForever91 AaronForever91 22-25, M 2 Responses May 13

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    the problem with us is that we are taught to view ourselves as a beautiful and unique snowflake rather than as a tiny drop in a vast ocean. Strictly speaking, no one gives a...
    ashrith ashrith 18-21, M a week ago

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    “The only thing you're safe from is everyone and everything else. I can protect you from literally anything but myself. Pray that i don't love you, I'm scared of what will...
    Worthyof1 Worthyof1 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A friend of mine wrote this yesterday and it spoke to me: "Recently I asked God how could I possibly forgive someone who wasn't even sorry for their sins. It just didn't seem...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 6 Responses May 5

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    "I've learned from life that sometimes, the darkest times can bring us to the brightest places. That our most painful struggles can grant us the most necessary growth; and that the...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response May 1

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    My parents seem to think I'm going to live in their spare bedroom for the rest of my life. This is because they assume I just make bad decision after bad decision and that I have...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 May 3

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    "When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity." Albert Einstein
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 1 Response May 1

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    When George Washington was crossing the Delaware River with his troops, there were 33 (remember this number) in Washington's boat. It was extremely dark and storming furiously and...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 1 Response May 2

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    23mil23 23mil23 22-25, F May 13

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    The high winds blowing around the Sycamore trees near my house last week reminded me of this - “For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them...
    fun4us2b fun4us2b 51-55, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    People have a preconceived notion about who I am and its interesting. Its like picking who you want for the Oscars and not seeing the movie. Before you make a statement about...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    A man tells a doctor, "I think my wife's going deaf. What can I do?" The doctor says, "Well, try to test her hearing. Stand some distance away from her and ask her a question. If...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 May 2

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    A redneck family from outside Little Rock was visiting a city in the North and they were in a mall for the first time in their lives. The father and son decided to stroll around...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 May 2

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    Bubba had shingles. Those of us who spend much time in a doctor's office should appreciate this! Doesn't it seem more and more that physicians are running their practices like an...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 May 2

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    "The more I see of men, the more I like dogs" ~ Clara Bow
    HollywoodQueen HollywoodQueen 22-25, F 4 Responses May 3

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    "When someone's been gone a long time, at first you save up all the things you want to tell them. You try to keep track of everything in your head. But it's like trying to hold on...
    nve09 nve09 18-21, T May 9

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    "Adversity is like a strong wind. I don't mean just that it holds us back from places we might otherwise go. It also tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses May 14

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    Mr. Lahey: Why don't you get a life Rick? Why don't ya go to community college like Julian here. Hey, I got a good idea. You could teach, livin' in a car and growin' dope 101.Ricky...
    Demosteen Demosteen 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    "Forget about Prince Charming, go for the wolf. He can see you better, hear you better, and eat you better."
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 27

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    The Drunk A cop is staking out a bar for drunk drivers. At closing time, he sees a guy stumble out of the bar, trip on the curb, and fumble for his keys for five minutes. When he...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 May 2

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    A few days after Christmas, a mother was working in the kitchen listening to her son playing with his new electric train set in the living room. She heard the train stop and her...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 1 Response May 2

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    A guy walks into a post office one day to see a middle-aged, balding man standing at the counter methodically placing "Love" stamps on bright pink envelopes with hearts all over...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 May 2

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    “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” ― Steve Maraboli
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 2 Responses May 3

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    "In a mother’s womb were two babies. One asked the other: 'Do you believe in life after delivery?' The other replied, 'Why, of course. There has to be something after delivery...
    InterruptingKnock InterruptingKnock 22-25 3 Responses May 4

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