I Love a Good Quote

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    “Like a comet pulled from orbit,

    As it passes a sun. Like a stream that meets a boulder, Halfway through the wood. Who can say if I've been changed for the better? But because I knew you, I have been changed for good It well may be, That we will never meet again, In this lifetime. So let me say...
    Calif42 Calif42
    51-55, M
    Apr 4

    "You want to know the difference between a

    master and a beginner? The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried." - Unknown
    SirenBlaze SirenBlaze
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

    Fitting, I think... true of many of my

    friendships on EP. Once you get through the inevitable BS here (and that exists everywhere in life, btw) I was enlightened, enriched and better for having known all of you. For some, we'll stay in touch. And for that, I am thankful. <3 “You think the only people who...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 4

    This quote kind of hit me.

    Every Mondays I find myself waiting for the week-end,complaining how I wish this freezing weather would turn into summer and wondering if that person likes me back. I guess, just stop waiting.
    Imforeverhers Imforeverhers
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 22

    If you carry bricks from your past relationship

    to your new one, you'll build the same house.
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Nov 27, 2014

    "Pain doesn't just show up in our lives

    for no reason, it's a sign that something in our lives needs to change"- Mandy Hale 
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 13, 2015

    "I'd like to get a beer-holder on my guitar

    like they have on boats." James Hatfield/Metallica
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 23

    Growth is painful. Change is painful.

    But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong. - Zig Ziglar
    OnAlert OnAlert
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    "L’essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.

    (What is essential is invisible to the eye.)" 'Le Petit Prince' - Saint-Exupéry
    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8

    "Even if you're on the right track you'll get

    run over if you just sit there." ...Will Rogers
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 24

    Life is too short for sh*tty sex

    and bad relationships , so go find someone who f*cks you right and treats you like you deserve :)
    beckygg beckygg
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Jul 5, 2014

    It takes years to build trust

    but seconds to break it.
    Susana1985 Susana1985
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Jul 20, 2014

    Life is short. Break the rules,

    forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile. 
    Soossie Soossie
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Jan 31

    Never kick me while I'm down,

    because when I get back up ....you're f* cked
    Lilycoco Lilycoco
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 20, 2015

    I wonder how many of us are living with the

    curse of what might have been..... 
    Diablessse Diablessse
    46-50, F
    8 Responses May 11, 2015

    "I have two ways of acting with

    or without the horse." ...Robert Mitchum
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 26

    "To live is the rarest thing in the world.

    Most people exist, that is all." Wilde "Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is ideal life." Twain
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 11

    “Some people feel love in their hearts.

    Some of us feel it all way into our souls. We’re the ones who can’t forget.” Judith McNaugh
    Diablessse Diablessse
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Apr 8, 2015

    Denial isn't just a river in Egypt Mark Twain

    Every Time I go into Relatetothat and try and post, denial sets in and I hop back to what feels like home :(
    SaxandCorky SaxandCorky
    46-50, T
    4 Responses Mar 25
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 23

    "Death is not the greatest loss in life.

    The greatest loss is what dies inside us as we live."
    SRayne SRayne
    51-55, M
    Nov 19, 2014

    "When I did 'The Great Escape,

    ' I kept thinking, 'If they were making a movie of my life, that what they'd call it-The Great Escape." ...Steve McQueen
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 24

    "It's really embarrassing to walk around

    airports with chili in your beard." ...Dusty Hill/ZZ Top
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 23

    "Anyone can come into your life

    and say how much they love you. It takes someone really special to stay in your life and show how much they love you."
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Oct 22, 2014

    Inaction breeds doubt

    and fear. Action brings self confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Sep 26, 2014

    "I don't know what all the fuss is about Fred

    Astaire's dancing. I did the same thing, in high heels and backwards." ...Ginger Rogers
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 26

    "How do you get a sweet little 80 yr old woman

    to say the F word? Get another sweet little 80 yr old woman to scream BINGO!!" Anonymous
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses May 29, 2015

    Falling in love is easy.

    Staying in love is the hard part.
    Hikingguy Hikingguy
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Sep 1, 2014

    "When you judge a woman by her appearance,

    it doesn't define her...... ......it defines you." -Dr. Steve Maraboli
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 29, 2014

    To EP- “The story of life is quicker

    than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again” ― Jimi Hendrix
    Calif42 Calif42
    51-55, M
    Apr 4

    Don't cry because it's over,

    smile because it happened.
    crookedjay crookedjay
    26-30, M
    3 Responses May 22, 2014

    "I feel like I'm fighting a battle,

    when I didn't start a war." ...Dolly Parton
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Apr 5

    "When I first went to the Betty Ford Center I

    was very surprised they didn't have a bar there." ...Ozzy Osbourne
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 23

    When your heart is broken,

    your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace. ----------- George Bernard Shaw
    SmartKat SmartKat
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Feb 17

    For a while I didn’t want to be strong.

    I wanted to crash without looking around being afraid of someone hearing me crack. I wanted to cry freely without caring if someone caught my tears falling. I wanted all the masks to fall without being terrified that someone would see the real me. I just didn’t want to be...
    Diablessse Diablessse
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    "If you want a Happy ending,

    that depends of course on where you stop your story." ...Orson Welles
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 24
    Cinnamongrl Cinnamongrl
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2015

    "I find a kind word with a gun more effective

    than a kind word." ...John Dillinger
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 26
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 23

    "It just seemed like the Harder we tried to

    **** people off, the more they liked us." Bob Stinson/The Replacements
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 22

    I guess it comes down to a simple choice,

    really. Get busy living or get busy dying.
    Alphaman223 Alphaman223
    41-45, M
    Apr 14

    “Every man has his secret sorrows

    which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    thoughtsthatstray thoughtsthatstray
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2014

    Certain thoughts are prayers.

    There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees. Victor Hugo
    Diablessse Diablessse
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Apr 18, 2015

    "Illusions can make you jump to conclusions.

    Like off a bridge." Andrew Vachss/Sacrifice
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 26

    In life we do things.

    Some we wish we had never done. Some we wish we could replay a million times in our heads. But they all make us who we are, and in the end they shape every detail about us. If we were to reverse any of them we wouldn't be the person we are. So just live, make mistakes, have...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 18

    “When love awakens in your life,

    in the night of your heart, it is like the dawn breaking within you. Where before there was anonymity, now there is intimacy; where before there was fear, now there is courage; where before in your life there was awkwardness, now there is a rhythm of grace and gracefulness...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 12, 2015
    squizz5 squizz5
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 18

    “Perhaps there were no soul mates,

    I thought, and love was neither written in the stars or planned by the gods, but a choice, one built of hope and sweat and blood and trust. Not served on a silver platter by the whim of fate, but something that must be earned and fought for.” — Beau Taplin // F r e e W i l...
    Diablessse Diablessse
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 25, 2015
    Alphaman223 Alphaman223
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 14

    "I Didn't Give Life To This Earth Just To Watch

    You Fall To The Dark.." ~Dayseeker
    StrangeMotions StrangeMotions
    16-17, M
    Apr 17

    The heart has its reasons of

    which reason knows nothing.--Blaise Pascal
    SmartKat SmartKat
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    On my tombstone I want it written: 'He never

    did, 'Love Boat!' ...Orson Welles
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Mar 24

    One of the hardest parts in life is deciding

    whether to walk away or try harder
    Goodkarmaa Goodkarmaa
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Aug 11, 2014

    " When you don't love yourself,

    you find yourself falling in love with people who will never care for you like you care for them" (r.h. Sin) I would also add that even in case you love yourself, there are people you can be involved with who can steal your self-esteem and leave your eyes dried and without...
    mmorgam mmorgam
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Mar 27
    dangia92 dangia92
    22-25, F
    23 Responses Jan 4, 2015

    “Do not assume that he

    who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, he would never have been able to find these words.” ― Rainer...
    Diablessse Diablessse
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Mar 23, 2015

    "The slower the kiss,

    the faster the heartbeat." - Author Unknown
    SensualPassionbbw SensualPassionbbw
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    "Sometimes if you want to see a change

    for the better, if have to take things into your own hands." ...Clint Eastwood
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 24

    My closing contribution.

     Let it be easy.  
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 2

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    Experiences make us who we are. Make the most of the positive and turn those negatives into the waste of space they really are.
    Lee124 Lee124
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 21
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