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    The Difference Between Wisdom And Knowledge

    I allways feel like one day I could be a wise man because of what my friend told me. He said the difference between knowledge and wisdom is knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit and wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad. What he ment by that is wisdom is not just...
    davinaJane11 davinaJane11 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    A Professor

    holds up a matchbook. He asks the class what it is. "A matchbook!" immediate response. "Wrong!" he says. That is only a sound. "Now, what is it?" No one knows, so he throws it at them. "That's what it is!"
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    Adamsworld Adamsworld 18-21, M Mar 28, 2014

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    "My mission in life is not merely to survive,

    but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." Maya Angelou
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses May 28, 2014

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    I'd really like to sit

    and listen to the words of a sage.. To sit & really listen Simplicity is
    maktub1 maktub1 26-30, F Oct 22, 2014

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    I want to sit with the old wise man

    and listen to his life experiences. I want a real talk :) weird for some one of my age I say so!
    Brokenhurricane Brokenhurricane 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2014

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    Wise Men

    People with wisdom can be such a hard thing to find, they inspire, give people hope, lead them and can give them an ideal to strive for. I'm not saying that a person of wisdom is the rich religious/philosophical person or someone who's perfect, in fact someone with wisdom...
    marx5 marx5 22-25, M 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    Humbled...

    It seems i only had a glimpse of the truth. I got the chance to meet few spiritually advanced people today. The whole experience has left me flabbergasted. Got some insights into after-life and our spirituality levels. They say situations and people come into our lives for a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 10, 2013

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    Wisdom

    I like people who actually think. I don't want to talk to someone who says the first thing that comes to their head. I want someone to think about what I say and respond with something that will actually make me wonder. Now a days people don't seem to give a **** about what they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    Good To Talk To

      These folks make life interesting.  There are not many other people more fascinating than those who have had major life experiences and can share them with you since they gained significant wisdom.  Kind of a "Don't do this" sort of thing.  At 41, I've experienced some of...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Oct 17, 2012

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    i like making people happy. and i don't know why i cant make myself happy.
    yours620 yours620 13-15, F 2 Responses May 19

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    I have silent conversations with perfect strangers. I like to Imagine I comfort them when they're having a bad day.
    xiatess xiatess 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    An Eternity My bff had a bout of hypochondriasis again! The same of old fear, the same trend of thought... Bff: I'd like to live very long. What should I do? Me: That's a wise...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses May 18

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    a wise man said once "if you cannot make other's life better than you are living for nothing " the most cute thing in the world is to put a smile on a sad face :)
    Heytham Heytham 22-25, M May 19

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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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    I specifically like watching some people eat . People misunderstood me though and thought I wanted their food .. That's how I got forced (by my idiot parent) to eat fish , that...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'd rather see White Caucasian and Chinese People together rather than see White Caucasians with Indian Hindus. I am a Guyanese Indian and suffer as a result of the Indian Caste...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Though I adjust myself to live with every kind of people but sometimes I wish to be more close to nice people. It sounds little needy but it is not like that. Sometimes I do get...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 1 Response May 11

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    I'm sitting in a tire shop and watching people. It's funny what people do. I'm sure people get a laugh watching me. I usually trip on something in places like this. So far so...
    funsized1 funsized1 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't stand fake people who always ask for pictures of me. It gross to ask people for pictures.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4

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    I love nice people! People that make you feel good about yourself. You my friend are the ****;)
    fivefeettallbrunette fivefeettallbrunette 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7

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    I mean who doesn't? No one wants to deal with "I'm smarter than you" types. I think most people enjoy the company of a person who can hold a conversation and talk about a variety...
    JustUhhhThought JustUhhhThought 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    Making people smile has always been my hobby. I enjoy entertaining people to sink their ship from boredom. I take keen interest into others matter and then talk about it. When you...
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M May 18

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    That's it i understand some of you are shocked when you email me hello or hi or try to understand more about me in small talk. But why i end up snapping is because YOU are some of...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 6 days ago

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    I'm such a weak individual. At the moment I have no friends. Because of this I will literally do anything to get people to like me. I'm so tired of feeling so lonely. No matter...
    Incognitogangbanger Incognitogangbanger 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am quite a social person. But there is always this moment when you have people around and don't know what to do. You just watch them. It's this exciting moment, you feel one with...
    Lalaloopsiebabe Lalaloopsiebabe 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I've seen people no matter where I am that need help. Usually i try to help but sometimes its impossible to aid so many people. Sometimes I wish I could help people achieve their...
    RandomPerson186 RandomPerson186 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Includes but definitely isn't limited to most of these "elders" I should be respecting. Yeah ******* right. Take that **** and shove it up your rear end till it comes out the other...
    H8M4CH1N3 H8M4CH1N3 13-15, M 1 Response May 14

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    Watching people is my thing .
    DustontheOliveLeaves DustontheOliveLeaves 31-35, F 9 Responses May 3

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    I think we're all weird in some ways and I don't mind weird people no matter what so if you wanna talk msg me
    GoldieLocksGrahamCrackers GoldieLocksGrahamCrackers 13-15, F May 4

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    Needy and clingy men,I really hate them I can't stand them i stay the hell away from them.Like for example,when a guy I'm just barely getting to know is already acting clingy and...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response May 5

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    I think demanding people are really rude and inconsiderate.
    Lagertha34 Lagertha34 31-35, F 3 Responses May 7

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    My family tells me it's creepy but when I go places I will literally find someone and just watch them like every single move they make. Like tonight my parents took my sisters and...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F 4 Responses May 12

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    So many people say they wannabe friends then you message them and they don't really want to talk to you. I guess sometimes it's just a matter of hitting it off though too...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 4 Responses May 13

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    So I'ma start type in pidgin on here for a lil bit to see how people react .3.
    RealisticSmile RealisticSmile 13-15, F 1 Response May 18

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    I love to make people laugh and I give out compliments gallore
    grantN grantN 13-15, M May 19

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    Judgmental people are really close minded, they don't accept what is out of their mind, they have strong prejudices that keep them away from other point of view. Usually, they are...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 1 Response May 21

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    I enjoy an intelligent person but without kindness, sensitivity, and respect there is no relationship worth having. I have found that a lot of people who consider themselves book...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 23

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    Goodie goodie.... I see you over there, oh that may sound a lil creepy. I have done this for quite sometime. It's an inner curiosity of how the people around me work...Their...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some people are pretty rude....There was this woman once with her son and a baby that was crying. Her son said "make the ******* baby shut up." This woman smacked her Son saying to...
    Noelthemadhouse Noelthemadhouse 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I think people hardly understand me, because I'm from Mississippi.
    traebramlett traebramlett 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Working out every other day has become my daily routine and my hobby. Therefore I sure get laughs and a lot of a "wow" from people. So proud, haha.
    asp1999 asp1999 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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