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I Realise That Life Is Short

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    I Hate Being Called Spoilt - My girlfriend says I'm spoilt I don't think I am my girlfriend disagrees but we had different up bringings so we can't really compare. My mums always...
    potato11 potato11 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    "Yudhishthira Said, 'Time, Which Is Destructive Of Every Created Thing, Is Passing On. Tell Me, O Grandsire, What Is That Good Thing Which Should Be Sought.' - SECTION CLXXV...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M May 2, 2013

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    Life Is Short - I realise that life is short, so live today like there's no tomorrow.Peace
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    The Bible Says 'three Score And Ten!' - Seventy years isn't long. I am twenty three, and although many say the best is still to come, I worry about how quickly life rushes by, and...
    ToiledAraignee ToiledAraignee 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2012

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    Maya And Freedom , Swami Vivekananda -     "Trailing clouds of glory we come," says the poet. Not all of us come as trailing clouds of glory however; some of us come as...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Jul 30, 2013

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    I Almost Died After Receiving A Root Canal - I realized that life is too short when I almost died from a routine dental procedure. the day I came home after I had received a root...
    reneemk reneemk 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    Never Knew... - I never knew life was so short. Even though my father is over 70, the pain and grief will forever be with me. I just lost him at the beginning of October and the...
    kimmiesue71 kimmiesue71 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    Yes ,too short to bother about rude people.You refuse to do as they want and they call you proud.These people need a lot of growing up.Their age has only increased in number.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Its Over - it was the beginning of December, the cool wind was filling my room, i look out the window everything looks pale and dead. there are things i would love to take back...
    aiahqoh aiahqoh 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    Life is a beautiful experience, at times you spend it wishing away life, and once you are at the moment you had wished for you realise that it's so short and precious <3 x
    spiritorchid9 spiritorchid9 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Still Alive - I've been through my share of highs and lows. Some of the lows damn near killed me, and yet I continue to survive. To many tales to tell at once, but I've learned...
    jtsather jtsather 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    This is one thing that I have realized that time past by FAST. Just awhile ago I was thinking about college and counted the years I'll use to study. And run through the things that...
    AwkwardChameleon7 AwkwardChameleon7 13-15, F Mar 28

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    Read a beautiful story today about a women aged 39 who was born deaf and has been all her life until she was given implants to allow her to hear. For the first time in her life she...
    Ashbash18 Ashbash18 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Is Life Just A Bit Of Luck - My brother stopped by the house the other day.  We sat around and watched some TV and talked.  Then he reminded me about some of the crazy things...
    CanHappen CanHappen 56-60, M Sep 21, 2013

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    I Have Lightened Up Over The Years - I think the older I get the less things get to me. I am pretty easy going for the most part. I have really lightened up and just want to enjoy...
    summerfire summerfire 46-50, F Jun 18, 2013

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    Not Long Till I Am Gone... - My life slowly wasting away,Time going past so fast,Day by day,Not long now till i die. x
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    I know a life can change in a second...and I also know life can cease in a second.I choose what makes me worth living...even if that means going against my plans.Coz plans are...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Before His Time - My dad, he died six years ago. I was 13, so was my twin Kaylie, my sister Elyse was 15, my brother, Omar was 19, my sister Quinn was almost 17, and my other...
    Kaylaalien Kaylaalien 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2012

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    Future - The world seems so big but yet its so small, like any other thing we never know what the big things or small things in life are. We never know whats ahead of us or what...
    AtHeartN AtHeartN 16-17, F Nov 3, 2012

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    The Past Never Come Back ! - I was a gifted student when i was at high school. Then I went easily to my university. I began to become a lazy student. I played game all the time...
    longriver92 longriver92 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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    Believe it or not so am I!
    littlebikiechick littlebikiechick 41-45, F Jan 19

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    Be Good And Enjoy Life - Twice in my life I have come very close to death. The first time, (I was 15 and it was at my own hand) was a life changing experience but I was still...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    Life - Yes life is short but sometimes I wish it was shorter.
    koolkatjossie koolkatjossie 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    Down Is Only A Direction - My heart has been in pain for quite some time over one particular man. I loved him. I hoped and hoped that things would be different, but they aren't...
    happyadventurer happyadventurer 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    Near Death Experience - You know ive been depressed since i was fourteen.Ive tried suicide many times and i still think about death.But two different incidents have made me look a...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2012

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    The Truth - The last breadth is the toughest one to take. And I am moving towards it.. Faster than i thought. It is also an opportunity. To remember your contribution to the...
    tHeSaInTnThEsiNner tHeSaInTnThEsiNner 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    Mood Swings - They are just nature... Can't be helped. Why dont people realise that? It is tough to be nice always.. Why can't people just accept the other side as well as they...
    tHeSaInTnThEsiNner tHeSaInTnThEsiNner 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    I'Ve Always Seen It... - I suppose some people go through life without realizing this piece of wisdom until something untowards affects them. I have always realized this, which is...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F Jan 29, 2013

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    Franklin Quote - I think Ben Franklin is credited with saying "Live every day as if it were your last, for one day, you're certain to be right."
    TimeTrvler TimeTrvler 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    Happy Birthday Mom - When I was 8 my mom got hurt at work. She fell off a ladder and dislocated two disks in her back and neck. She had the one in her neck removed and they knicked...
    jennylove329 jennylove329 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    Continues , Finding my way, ,,In Loving Memories - Lives goes on and on in every day life, May I just don't understand...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Oct 11, 2013

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    I Miss You And Still Think About You Every Day. - I've lost so many friends. I've lost most to suicide because i wasn't strong enough to help them. I only cried and was being...
    Theworldneedshope Theworldneedshope 13-15, T 2 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    My Life...the Readers Digest Edition Part 1 - I have loved and lost many people in my life. I have lost my grand parents, parents, my son and two of my friends. My only family is...
    LoveHopePeace LoveHopePeace 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2012

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    "Yudhishthira said, 'Tell me, O grandsire, by what frame of soul should one kill one's grief when one loses one's wealth, or when one's wife, or son, or sire, dies...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Sep 16, 2013

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    Silent Noise - it lingers within me as a part of me, lived inside me there no way out but to take a risk to be free from this pain i would give anything to be able to live and be...
    aiahqoh aiahqoh 16-17, F Nov 2, 2012

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    I Have Seen It Cut Short Too Many Times - In the past few years I have seen much too much death. I saw several people die during my time as a soldier, and even when they were...
    YaelWiseGirl YaelWiseGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    Life Is Flowing Out Like Water From A Broken Jar. Curious Still How Men Do Evil Deeds In This World! - Old age watches us, roaring like a tigress. Disease, like enemies, is...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Mar 9, 2013

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    So Live It - to the full every day i wan't born a woman in body but am in mind have spent too long conforming to being a male so now I will be as much a woman as I can for the rest...
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Jul 14, 2012

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    You must do absoloutely everything you can to live life to the fullest. This is what i have always told myself, i don't want an ordinary life. To me, that seems far to boring. I...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Feb 27

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    Life Flies - I can't believe I'm going to be 27 years old this year
    karla86 karla86 26-30, F 31 Responses Mar 30, 2013

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    Vairagya S'atakam , Verse 43 - The sun by his coming and going every houris lessening the life of man.Time flies without our knowledge,Crushed as we are by the load of many works...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M Sep 7, 2013

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    My grandmother was diagnosed with lung cancer when I was 22. Less than 4 months later she was gone. She was the closest person in the world to me, and I miss her terribly still...
    FindingMyWay23 FindingMyWay23 36-40, F Dec 22, 2013

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    It's not that life is short, it's we wait too long to start living it. Start enjoying it from the moment your born to the moment you die, that's the best we can do.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Mar 23

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Life is cruel sometimes but you have to push through- you'll be all right :) People have bullied me and hurt me before- and it still greatly impacts my self-esteem today. But you...
    calmingmelody calmingmelody 13-15, F Mar 27

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    So this is my life. I'm a very shy girl and I was happy until I was 9. After what happened when I was 9, my life became very bad and painful. And then I wanted to suicide. But...
    DarkEmoAngel06 DarkEmoAngel06 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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