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    Glass half empty...glass half full.

    Either way you won't be going thirsty. Lauren Aquilina.
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F Oct 8

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    There is no safe investment.

    To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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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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    "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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    "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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    "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 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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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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    "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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    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 13 Responses Jul 6, 2012

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    "You don't get to choose

    if you get hurt in this world...but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices." John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
    CanadianLady5 CanadianLady5 46-50, F Oct 8

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    Zoexxxx321 Zoexxxx321 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Whether you believe you can,

    or believe you cannot.. you are right.
    diapaulj diapaulj 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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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    If there is a stone dragging you down,

    sinking you, cut that sucker free and rise to the surface once more.
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    I do not have to take this day all at once,

    But rather, One Step, One Breath, One Moment at a time. I am only one person. Things will get done when they get done.
    Erinjessica Erinjessica 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 12

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    Thing will only start to change,

    when I begin to make different choices.
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    jenni234 jenni234 22-25, F 1 day ago

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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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    ♥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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    “I am looking for friends.

    What does that mean -- tame?" "It is an act too often neglected," said the fox. "It means to establish ties." "To establish ties?" "Just that," said the fox. "To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys. And I...
    Krist0f Krist0f 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 12

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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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    Wisdom is the reward you get

    for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. Doug Larson
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I've always hated the former (it is of

    absolutely no comfort whatsoever & is a completely defeatist statement which only smothers hope...) until I found the latter...:) It is better to have loved & lost, than never to have loved at all. (The former.) It is better to have loved & lost, than to live with the psycho...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 8

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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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    Over thinking is the biggest cause of our

    unhappiness. Keep yourself occupied. Keep your mind off things that don't help you. Think positive.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    "Nothing is permanent in this wicked world,

    not even our troubles." Charles Chaplin
    Luvmylexus Luvmylexus 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 20

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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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    When it comes to dreams,

    one might falter, but the only way to fail, is to abandon them.
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 11

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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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    "People are illogical,

    unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good...
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    akirayuuki akirayuuki 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    “It is foolish to wish

    for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.” ― Anne Brontë
    sensualromantic sensualromantic 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am who I am, as you are

    who you are: you live in me and I live in you, to and for you I love the necessary clarity of our mutual puzzle I am yours when I overflow the night but I am not a land or a journey I am a woman, no more and no less (Mahmoud Darwish)
    Yakorif Yakorif 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    "I will live, love, and be merry,

    everyday, for tomorrow might be my last"
    DenverBroncos21 DenverBroncos21 13-15, F 4 days ago

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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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    Stop holding on to what hurts

    and start making room for what feels good.
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 10

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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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    Sometimes you have to stop worrying,

    wondering, and doubting and have faith that things will work out. Maybe not how you planned. But just how they are meant to be.
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    She had a little rebel in her,

    a little chaos and a little gentleness,she didn’t say much and sometimes she would doze off. She would drift away,dream with the stars and that was ok. She had a little fight in her and every time she built enough courage her voice would echo through the sky. She wasn’t...
    Secretdiary92 Secretdiary92 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13

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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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    "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 Jul 23

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    When you start to drown in the petty

    expectations that the media set for your body you better examine the miracle of your existence. You're worth so much more than your waistline. You're worth the beautiful thoughts you think and the daring dreams you dream. I don't care whether it's your gender, your looks, your...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes you face difficulties not

    because you are doing something wrong, but because you are doing something right.
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 10

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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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    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Here you go: Life is short,

    break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    Someone I loved once gave me a box full of

    darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. Mary Oliver
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 5 days ago

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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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    he worldly comforts are not

    for me. I am like a traveler, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way
    fraufraufrau fraufraufrau 26-30, F Oct 8

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    Greys20 Greys20 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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