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I Made a Promise to Myself I Will Not Quit

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    When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

     Quitting is not an option for me,  I will keep on trying till I get the results in whatever I want even if it means falling hard sometimes.  After the fall I will stand up.  It doesn’t matter how many times you fall all that matters is if you stand up after the fall. I...
    imamhere imamhere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2011

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    Long Time Ago I Said to Some That " Time Will Tell Who Is Honest"

    To fulfill my commitment i tried  my best to do anything to keep  my promise and my words, but i guess the other side thinks that was my weakness or i blackmailed. C'mon give me a break...it was not....i took a step even i know you lie, i still hug you even i know u...
    bravo1125 bravo1125 31-35, M Jun 3, 2009

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    Never Wil I Breake Them

    I promised myself to dream I promised myself to help I promised myself to find love I promised my self to feel what others feel I promised my self that i will never give up i promised my self i would have faith I promised my self i would have hope I promised myself to...
    harboraqua harboraqua 13-15, F Aug 21, 2010

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    No Matter What Happens.i Promise Myself.

    I have promised myself..i will never commit suicide.. That i will be stable.. That i will live my life to the end as beautifully as possible.. I will do whatever in my power to improve the existing situation.. I will not worry about future.. I will live oneday everytime..sweetly...
    tenderheart35 tenderheart35 31-35, F Aug 20, 2010

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    A Promise I Made to My Sister Joan

    A PROMISE I MADE TO MY SISTER JOAN 15 YEARS AGO IS ABOUT TO BE FULFILLED.   I have finally completed it   .     OUR STARS FOR LIFE My sister Joan was diagnosed with cevical cancer in 1989 she was a very private person...
    MIRSTAR MIRSTAR 51-55, F Sep 4, 2009

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    Stubbornness (please Pardon The Profanity)

    I have my days when I want to quit...but no.  To commit suicide now would mean the bastards who hurt me all those years win.  **** that!  If I was gonna take that route, I should have done it in my hometown where it could have damaged my dad's rep.I've come too far to quit now...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    I Wish I Never Did....

    I wish I never made that promise to lynn, and leah, and chantall, and brian, and my friends here, becausee all I want to do is ******* give up, but i made a promise, and making a promise means something to me. I wish I didn't make it, but i did, so i try harder than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    I Want To Be Selfish For Once

    Its funny how something tiny can make a big difference. I recently unwrapped one of my favorite candy treat's and the wrapper said: "Keep the promises you make to yourself" I guess what struck me the most after reading that was that I couldn't think of the last time I made a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    I Promise To Study Very Hard From Now

    no video, no songs, just a promise to myself
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Beidh i Mairfidh

    The above picture is the words I have around my ankle. I got this tattoo (which is horribly difficult to photograph, so I put up the exact wording I used) for a lot of reasons. It is written in Gaelic, and says 'Beidh i Mairfidh' (the spelling and capital letters are VERY...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Nov 14, 2012

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    I Meant This Promise, I Am Keeping It

    i have kept this promise from mom for awhile, i just told her over the phone just now. that after this, i'll promise to dedicate my time to them. no more caring about love or stupid such... i know that i can after experiencing such a dramatic year, such a dramatic life. i have...
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate 22-25, F Jul 21, 2010

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    Pride

    Breaking a promiss would go against my pride, how can i ever go against my pride?
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    Despite Wanting To A Lot

    I reached that mark where I have invested so much in this life that to quit now and just ice myself would be such a waste. I hate waste.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Mar 24, 2011

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    I'm sorry. I din't mean to say "I do not want to quit." I won't quit. Ever. I love being a smoker.
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    Like another hand , there when u want it , there after u use it , u hold it's importance.. Silent yet it seeps a thousand words , with it's stance it speaks , defending it's worth...
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