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    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    My sister once told me

    that the only person that we can change is ourselves and that the only life we can control is our own. That people will make their own mistakes and always have a different judgement on things than we ourselves do. Let's just say, I never thought twice about it.
    SpecialKind SpecialKind 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Desiderata (Latin for desired things) by Max Ehrmann

    Go placidly amidst the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story...
    shylamarais shylamarais 36-40, F 15 Responses Jul 6, 2012

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    "Holding onto anger is like drinking poison

    and expecting the other person to die" -Buddha
    avoss2713 avoss2713 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    "Expose yourself to your deepest fear;

    after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free." -Jim Morrison
    avoss2713 avoss2713 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    She paints a pretty picture

    but her story has a twist See her paintbrush is her razor and her canvas is her wrist She paints her pretty picture in a colour that's blood red While using her sharp paintbrush she ends up finally dead Her pretty pictures fading quite slowly on her arm No blood is running...
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I like to see a man proud of the place in

    which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. Abraham Lincoln
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    "My parents My teachers And all the people

    say The most important thing is Inner beauty Not your appearance But the saddest thing is Nobody will love you If you are so kind, but not beautiful."
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    Always borrow money from a pessimist.

    He won’t expect it back. OSCAR WILDE
    attcia attcia 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    “Do not pity the dead Harry.

    Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love.”- Dumbledore- J.K.Rowling
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 13

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    "The whole secret of existence is to have no

    fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed." — Buddha
    bruxby bruxby 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    You do not have a soul; you are a soul.

    What you have is a body. C.S Lewis.
    Christianpoet1717 Christianpoet1717 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    "Comes The Dawn"

    After awhile you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and sharing a life And you learn that love doesn't mean possession, company doesn't mean security And loneliness is universal You learn that kisses aren't contracts And presents aren't promises And you...
    SweetlyLingering SweetlyLingering 70+, F 10 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    I have lived pain, and my life can tell: I only

    deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets on summer humid nights and the rivers that run and the stars that rise and the rain that falls and all the good things that a good God gives. Ann...
    attcia attcia 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    krimsonlove krimsonlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Found this, read it,

    and it hit me like a wave. Everything I've been trying to explain to myself to make sense of my life, mistakes, myself my whole life, this quote did in a second. I can relate to this so much. Time for change now that I have come to terms with the problem!
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    “You know you're in love

    when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” - Dr. Seuss
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    ImagineTheTragic ImagineTheTragic 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    “Things are as they are.

    Looking out into the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.” — Alan Watts
    bruxby bruxby 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Madness and craziness lurks in all of us.

    It's only if we give into it that we ruin our mind.
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    You're never too old,

    too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. Dr. Seuss
    attcia attcia 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    "Our deepest fear is not

    that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your...
    Emeraldee Emeraldee 26-30, F Jun 10

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    There are two powers in the world; one is the

    sword and the other is the pen. there is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
    InaamHaq InaamHaq 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Those who won't read are no better

    than those who can't." ~Mark Twain YES YES YES!!
    mmmchocolate mmmchocolate 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    The mind is everything.

    What you think, you become. - Buddha.
    Th3DayDreamer Th3DayDreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    "If you want to live a happy life,

    tie it to a goal, not to people or things." - Albert Einstein
    tobesucessful tobesucessful 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Invictus- A Poem That Inspired Nelson Mandela

    I thought, instead of writing my feelings which are not of much use to anybody, I should post some inspirational words which actually can help someone. It's always better to find all the things in one place. so I am posting all the poems I collected form various sources...
    Titan007 Titan007 22-25, M 21 Responses May 7, 2010

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    My therapist told me the way to achieve true

    inner peace is to finish what I start. So far I’ve finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already. DAVE BARRY
    attcia attcia 13-15, F Aug 10

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    "Nothing is permanent in this wicked world,

    not even our troubles." Charles Chaplin
    Luvmylexus Luvmylexus 41-45, F 11 Responses Jul 20

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    Even though today might not be the best day of

    your life, smile because you can always turn your worst day into your best. :) -me
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 13-15, F a week ago

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    This one is about loving the ones

    that always get looked over and are killed every day because they are "unlovable" LONELY DOG POEM(COPIED) ...ADOPT! Once I was a lonely dog, just looking for a home. I had no place to go, no one to call my own. I wandered up and down the streets, in rain in heat and snow. I ate...
    dannygirl89 dannygirl89 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    My therapist told me the way to achieve true

    inner peace is to finish what I start. So far I’ve finished two bags of M&Ms and a chocolate cake. I feel better already. DAVE BARRY
    attcia attcia 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Life And Attitude

     Life is a chance to grow a soul ......... ~ A Powell Davies    
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    Recovering

    I lived in a black hole No way to get out there must be a way Someone please give me a hand come out of the darkness she said unto me I'll help you get out, yes you will see, I fought and I fought,a terrible fight, I fell down a few times but she picked me up I"ll always be here...
    bobogone bobogone 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    Beautiful People...

    "The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding, of life that fills them with compassion...
    ChaoticReason ChaoticReason 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    Peace

    Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them frequently in spirit; for without being seen,they are present with you!   God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change... the Courage to change the things I can...and the Wisdom to know the...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    You are good to everyone

    as long as you fullfill their expectations and everyone is good to you as long as you don't expect anything from them.- Hazrat Ali (R.A)
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    "After awhile you learn the subtle difference

    between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn't mean leaning And company doesn't mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren't contracts And presents aren't promises, And you begin to accept your defeats, with your head up and eyes...
    Jaidori Jaidori 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    “Love your pain. 
Remember,

    
when clouds cry
 flowers bloom.” -Pavana
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    bycher bycher 22-25, F Jul 13

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    ♥Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ♥Behind This Life, There's You ♥Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ♥

    Not with my eyes can I hold your form, Nor with my hands can I feel you near by; Yet I believe there is someone, A power behind this Life, the stars, the mountain, and the sea. Within my heart I feel something urgent and potent everyday and night And in my soul there is nameless...
    Kayeen Kayeen 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    "She stood in the storm

    and when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted the sails."
    Persephone94 Persephone94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    You may not always have a comfortable life

    and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. Michelle Obama
    attcia attcia 13-15, F Aug 10

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    Hello :) Am all new to this

    but think its a interesting concept . I am a emotionally tuned person and try to surround myself with positive energy . The world is a amazing place . I have so many stories to tell but where to start :) sometimes I can pick up on other people's energy , and can sometimes wear...
    birdblu birdblu 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Song of Man XXV written by Khalil Gibran I was

    here from the moment of the Beginning, and here I am still. And I shall remain here until the end Of the world, for there is no Ending to my grief-stricken being. I roamed the infinite sky, and Soared in the ideal world, and Floated through the firmament. But Here I am...
    Reheart Reheart 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I Will Never Quit On You

    One day I decided to quit... I wanted to quit my job, my relationship, my spirituality... I wanted to quit my life. I went to the woods to have one last talk with God. "God", I said. "Can you give me one good reason not to quit?" His answer surprised me..."Look around...
    Titan007 Titan007 22-25, M 10 Responses May 12, 2010

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    Something I need to remind myself of from time

    to time: “Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” Kurt Vonnegut
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40 5 Responses Jul 20

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    Act Beautiful

    "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2012

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    'Every day may not be good,

    but there is something good in every day'
    ChristinaLilly ChristinaLilly 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "It is the most stupid thing to judge somebody

    by their looks Or love somebody for their face When that is the only thing we are not responsible for. It's not your classmates fault that his nose isn't fully smooth And it's not his girlfriends fault that she has short legs. The majority of society is so focused on the...
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    To Love..

    To love is nothing... To be in love is something... To love and be loved in return is everything.
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2013

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    I loved her Not for the way She danced With my

    angels But for the way The sound of her name Could silence My demons. - Christopher Poindexter
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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