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    Lasting Impact

    Over 25 years ago, I had a good friend who told me some wise words - wiser than my youth could comprehend at the moment. This is the short version of that story and I think its simplicity is worth noting. As a child, I had a friend who couldn’t swim and was afraid of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    My Boyfriends Dream

    My boyfriend had a dream that I was an escape prisoner from prison. He was a bounty hunter he saw me I surendered to him . What does this mean ?
    suzieq29 suzieq29 56-60 Mar 18, 2013

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    Love is a test of faith.

    Without faith, you cannot love. I still believe. My brain, my heart, my soul. They are conjoined in this sea of truth, even amongst the lies.
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    A wise man can learn more from a foolish

    question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jun 26

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    Yanebell Yanebell 18-21, F Nov 23, 2014

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    There is always an exit

    or a solution for every plight no matter how hard it gets , you just need to find it. Sometimes there are many hardships that someone is going through which make us get into depression. but solving and beating them one after another is not an impossible matter, and with little...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    There is a wisdom of the head,

    and... there is a wisdom of the heart...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    I've noticed that some people bring out the

    best in you & others bring out the worst. It's not necessarily a bad thing. Some people just don't mesh well together like others. I think It's a good indicator of who belongs in your life and who doesn't.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 29

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    Where Ever It Is to Be Found

    In the voice of a trusted friend or in the threat of an enemy it will help me learn.
    gothere gothere 41-45 4 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F 1 Response May 29, 2013

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    After 27 years disappointment

    and desperation about my life, today I can strongly declare, the life is inspiring great admiration and this has an incredible feeling that's not able to explain.
    behdad755 behdad755 26-30, M Mar 24

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    When you make mistakes the most One day it'll

    make you grow, When you outlandish and you lose manners To God you shall consult
    Yanebell Yanebell 18-21, F Nov 23, 2014

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    There are many people

    who love and care about me. I am blessed. Now it is my turn to become the strong and independent woman I know myself to be. So many are afraid to get close to me because they know it will bring them pain if they fall for me. This is why I warn them. I will not be using anyone to...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Is it just for a man to do what is necessary

    so that he may accomplish his end goal. So as long as the means of doing so does not materially alter his mind and body and thus his end goal.
    ilovescience808 ilovescience808 22-25, M Nov 9, 2014

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    Rubble

    2010..   It was supposed to be a good year. A year of growth. Breaking free from the weights I've been stuck under for so long. And I guess it is. Somewhat. I have been doing everything I can this year to find some wisdom. Some kind of understanding of life and what...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    Wisdom

    But use wisdom in all things... Sometimes it is better to concede defeat and retreat. Allow yourself to lose the battle in order to win the war. So sometimes I will let people get away with stuff. Not because I am unaware, but because I want to see if they learn, change, grow...
    Scorpio1987 Scorpio1987 22-25, M May 17, 2012

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    Four Agreements

      Be Impeccable with your word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. Don’t take anything personally Nothing others do...
    Azoru Azoru 26-30 2 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    The problem with viewing another

    as perfection is that you blind yourself to their natural human faults. When these faults arise, it shocks the system and alters the image of such a picturesque person; it makes you challenge all that you had believed in. Furthermore, in many cases, finding another to be perfect...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I learn from all that I see.

    Even the lowliest creature has a lesson for me.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    You Have A Purpose Here.....

    A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.....-Issac Asimov
    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    Death is not our greatest fear.

    .our greatest fear, is being ourselves.. Our greatest fear..is that people won't accept us for who we really are..so we disguise ourselves with the various masks society offers. We blend..and reject who we really are..to make other people happy
    killuminatipharaoh killuminatipharaoh 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 7, 2014

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    And so you tell yourself it was all a dream,

    the good, the bad. You simply... retrain reality, shifting perceptions until the truth is no longer distinguishable. And then, you think you can move on. Did you scramble your thoughts to the point of lacking all cohesion? You're running in place, from the very past you cannot...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Listening To Others

    It is amazing what we can learn simply from listening to others. Sometimes we learn about what we should do, what not to do, and even something about ourselves. From my friends I have learned a great many things about the world and myself. It is interesting to listen to others...
    SeekingAmanda SeekingAmanda 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    Wise Words From the Mythical Mr. Boo

    If you are so angry that you are shaking, be wise and keep silent. What makes you think your thoughts will be steady if your body is not? -Orafoura (The Mythcial Mr. Boo)
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 19 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    Wisdom?

    For whatever reason nearly all humans naturally contemplate about the universe. They may develop an understanding of the fundamentals or they may discover a way to achieve peace and awareness in their lives. They experience and generalize, this is the philosophy. However wisdom...
    dreamer333 dreamer333 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Many times I am numb.

    I feel vacant, but I know the emotions are ever present, buried under my desperate attempts to forge normalcy. Raunchy jokes. Trolling. Relations. Games. How long can I submerge what is forever a part of my existence? Not long, for I feel it slither to the surface, like some sly...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    No Doubt

    an intrepid journey. filling the soul and crevices of limbic/ cortex with tools and language supressed into fragmented memory to blurt at appropriate timing. the capacity to speak personifies individuals. no matter what, always unique sentence fragments. each one different...
    tessagirl tessagirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Is it just for a man to do what is necessary

    so that he may accomplish his end goal. So as long as the means of doing does not materially alter his internal beliefs and thus that end goal. My answer is yes.
    ilovescience808 ilovescience808 22-25, M Nov 9, 2014

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    All comes and go . Nothing remains .

    And the song is on repeat over and over again. A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. The sun rises, and the sun goes down, and hastens to the place where it rises. The wind blows to the south and goes around to the north; around and around...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 3, 2014

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    And would love to listen to any

    and all who offer it.
    LarryTheHuman LarryTheHuman 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Dress Of Righteousness

    “Righteousness is good character, and sin is whatever bothers you and you do not want people to know.” (Saheeh Muslim) “Righteousness is not that you turn your faces to the east and the west [in prayer].  But righteous is the one who believes in God, the Last Day, the...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    Is it really a moment of wisdom

    or a moment of just not being stupid?
    Avricka Avricka 18-21, F Feb 22, 2014

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    Pottery

    I once visited a pottery-making shop. A guy, who was probably in his mid-50s, was showing us how a jar is made. He said you have to have the correct hand pressure to shape the clay. I was amazed as he slowly mold the clay into a beautiful jar with his gentle yet firm hands...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F 1 Response May 6, 2013

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    "Life is a series of natural

    and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like." "To attain knowledge, add things everyday. To attain wisdom, remove things every day." ~Lao Tzu.
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Genesis

    In the beginning there was only you and I, and a universe in which we found ourselves together, one in all and each. In the beginning there were only eyes to see, and hands to hold, and we were brave before we ever knew we needed to be bold. As stars swung by in gravity or love...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    It is better to remain silent at the risk of

    being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Men like Hitler rise to power,

    because men like him understand the majority of people use their emotions to make decisions rather than their logic.
    ilovescience808 ilovescience808 22-25, M Jun 30, 2014

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    Teach me how to live.

    Teach me how to understand the labyrinth of my being. Each inescapable end, each return to the point of parting ways, is not the same. It is different. I am different. I go back, but I am not back. Teach me the blueprint of living. Teach me which way I am meant to go so that I...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    Perfection?

    I have never completed anything in my life, because to complete something is to make it perfect. For if it is not perfect, there is still work to be done. So my goal in life used to be perfection, but now it is completion. I want to live a complete life, and I want to...
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 13 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    I Hope I Will Find It

    Only the fool seeks not wisdom, only the fool. Not to be confused with intelligence. I know wise people who can't do math. Intelligence is what you know, wisdom is how well you use what you know. Ideally a brilliant person should have both. Anyhow, I love the pursuit...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 13, 2009

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    You just don’t become a leader in one year.

    You’re prepped for it. When you’re at your lowest—but you got that faith—that gives you motivation. And when you have that motivation, that’s what makes you a leader..
    killuminatipharaoh killuminatipharaoh 18-21, M Jun 7, 2014

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    I Have Found It In You

    words can't say just how much you have taught me in the short amount of time that we have knew each other. when i'm confuse,you are there to give me that great wisdom that i need. you also look after my well being and don't want me to get hurt in any kind. you show me so much...
    growingwisdom growingwisdom 22-25, M Nov 19, 2012

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