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    "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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    “Just for future reference,

    don’t use words like “love” anymore. It’s a very sensitive word and it wears out quickly. Romeo barely says it, but John Hinckley filled up a whole journal with it. To put it into your terms, it’s a currency that’s easily devalued. Pretty soon you’re saying it...
    icr8art icr8art 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    "Nothing is permanent in this wicked world,

    not even our troubles." Charles Chaplin
    Luvmylexus Luvmylexus 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    “I have had to experience

    so much stupidity, so many vices, so much error, so much nausea, disillusionment and sorrow, just in order to become a child again and begin anew. I had to experience despair, I had to sink to the greatest mental depths, to thoughts of suicide, in order to experience grace...
    bruxby bruxby 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    "You may not control all the events

    that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." ~Maya Angelou (My ideal, may she rest in peace)
    danyel92 danyel92 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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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 16 Responses Jul 6, 2012

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    One wish alone have I: In some calm

    land Beside the sea to die; Upon its strand That I forever sleep, The forest near, A heaven near, Stretched over the peaceful deep. No candles shine, Nor tomb I need, instead Let them for me a bed Of twigs entwine. That...
    DestinyAuthor DestinyAuthor 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    "Every moment wasted looking back,

    keeps us from moving forward…In this world and the world of tomorrow, we must go forward together or not at all." Hilary Clinton.
    Roxanne1960 Roxanne1960 51-55, M Jul 18

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    Vanglory its a deffect of people

    that don't think much! You have to learn to let go sometime even if you know your right!
    Natalia26 Natalia26 26-30, F 6 days ago

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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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    "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 4 Responses a week ago

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    Love always brings difficulties,

    that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy. Vincent Van Gogh
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    “I think that we're all mentally ill.

    Those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better - and maybe not all that much better after all.” - Stephen King
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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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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    One night when half my life behind me lay,

    I wandered from the straight lost path afar. Through the great dark was no releasing way; Above that dark was no relieving star. If yet that terrored night I think or say, As death's cold hands it's fears resuming are. This is the first stanza of canto 1 of Dante's Inferno...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M Jul 20

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    AprilDoe AprilDoe 16-17, F Jul 21

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    Grief... “Grief starts to become indulgent,

    and it doesn't serve anyone, and it's painful. But if you transform it into remembrance, then you're magnifying the person you lost and also giving something of that person to other people, so they can experience something of that person.” ― Patti Smith
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Jul 21

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    What would life be if we had no courage to

    attempt anything? Vincent Van Gogh
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M Jul 15

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    "How far you go in life depends on your being

    tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these." - George Washington Carver
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 Jul 20

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    Positive Thinking... “We can complain

    because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” ― Abraham Lincoln
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Jul 17

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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 11 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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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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    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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    Here men from the planet Earth first set foot

    upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind. Neil Armstrong
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jul 14

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    Start and end your day with something beautiful.

    So that no matter how ugly in between, there is always a silver lining.
    Persephone94 Persephone94 18-21, F Jul 20

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    bycher bycher 22-25, F Jul 13

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    “In three words I can sum up everything

    I've learned about life: it goes on.”― Robert Frost
    notafraid777 notafraid777 13-15, M 3 days ago

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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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    Who Am I To Be Brilliant, Gorgeous, Talented, Fabulous?

    '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, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a...
    lostBunny lostBunny 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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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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    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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    Wisdom... “Wise men,

    when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.” ― Napoleon Hill
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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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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    "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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    "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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    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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    "I never lie because I don't fear anyone.

    You only lie when your afraid."- John Gotti
    gersonc gersonc 16-17, M Jul 20

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    “I believe in everything

    until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?” - John Lennon
    mjp3898 mjp3898 16-17, M Jul 16

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    Caring... “Too often we underestimate the

    power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ― Leo Buscaglia
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Natalia26 Natalia26 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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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
    HopelesslyAdrift HopelesslyAdrift 36-40 5 Responses Jul 20

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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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    "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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    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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    The best and most beautiful things in the world

    cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
    MysteriousKitty MysteriousKitty 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    The Journey One day you finally knew what you

    had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. "Mend my life!" each voice cried. But you didn't stop. You knew what you had to do, though the wind...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My body is in love with the soul

    and the soul is in love with my body. I opened my arms to love and love embraced me like a lover. ~ Rumi
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 18

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    "Freedom is what you do with what’s been done

    to you." — Jean Paul Sartre
    bruxby bruxby 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    Lack of guidance but my own.

    ..sure friends are there but sometimes they just don't know what to tell.I love inspirational quotes as I use them to meditate and identify myself with whatever thing I am going through.I enjoy poems too.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 11

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